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I have never advocated war except as a means of peace.
- Ulysses S. Grant

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The unrestricted competition so commonly advocated
does not leave us the survival of the fittest.
The unscrupulous succeed best in accumulating wealth.
- Rutherford B. Hayes

Although a soldier by profession, I have never felt
any sort of fondness for war,
and I have never advocated it, except as a means of peace.
- Ulysses S. Grant

Almost anything that can be praised or advocated has
been put to some disgusting use.
There is no principle, however immaculate,
that has not had its compromising manipulator.
- Wyndham Lewis

 

I had advocated the establishment of a Negro industrial commission.
I had gestured against the growth of monopoly power.
I had introduced a few civil rights bills.
- Emanuel Celler

I have always advocated for funding and programs that
increase our productivity and competitiveness.
- George Allen

I know war as few other men now living know it,
and nothing to me is more revolting.
I have long advocated its complete abolition,
as its very destructiveness on both friend and foe
has rendered it useless as a method of settling international disputes.
- Ernest Hemingway

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I do not personally agree with some of the positions
that Mr. Gonzales has advocated, but that should come as no surprise,
because I do not agree with many of the proposals made
by the man who nominated him,
President Bush.
- Daniel Inouye

I advocate speaking words of love
with all the sincerity that can be mustered,
as frequently as possible.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I'm an advocate of the great Dr. Johnson, the English
man of letters who said that patriotism was the last refuge of the scoundrel.
- George Galloway

I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence,
or insanity to anyone, but they've always worked for me.
- Hunter S. Thompson

You never really know until you put the movie in front of an audience.
I am a big advocate of screenings, which are getting
harder and harder to do nowadays.
- Keenen Ivory Wayans

I was conducted in the evening to a tavern where several
of the weavers who advocate the principles of the People's
Charter were in the habit of assembling.
- Henry Mayhew

If the United Nations is to survive,
those who represent it must bolster it;
those who advocate it must submit to it;
and those who believe in it must fight for it.
- Norman Cousins

Our universities advocate fragmentation in their course systems.
- Arthur Erickson

JAG is an acronym for the Judge Advocate General,
which is the judicial system of the military.
- Catherine Bell

The opposition has moved from a blaming the victim
to blaming the victim's advocate's statistics.
Irrespective of what the numbers are,
it's far too many.
- Patricia Ireland

I hope you're representing the devil's advocate.
- Charles Olson

I still drink vodka; I'm not an advocate of drinking,
but I'm no angel.
I don't like grass, because it just makes me hungry.
- Calvin Klein

The challenge is to lend conviction even to the voices
which advocate views I find personally abhorrent,
whether they are political Islamists or officers justifying a coup.
- Orhan Pamuk

No man should advocate a course in private that he's
ashamed to admit in public.
- George McGovern

Corporate partners help UNICEF fund our programmes for children,
advocate with us on their behalf, or facilitate our work through logistical,
technical, research or supply support.
- Carol Bellamy

To be President of the United States,
sir, is to act as advocate for a blind,
venomous, and ungrateful client.
- John Updike

As a dedicated and proud father of three,
I am a strong advocate of life.
I value life whether born or unborn.
- Gresham Barrett

I am running for governor of Kentucky as the people's advocate.
- Sonny Landham

I do not think that there is a reputable scientist
on this planet who would advocate using this technology
to generate a human child as was just announced.
- Robert Lanza

To me, a feminist belongs in the same category as a
humanist or an advocate for human rights.
I don't see why someone who's a feminist should be thought of differently.
- Suzanne Vega

Let me be clear: I am not an advocate of censorship.
- Mike Rogers

It may surprise people to know that I advocate the
reform of the United Nations,
not its abolishment.
- Jesse Helms

I think film is a very powerful advocate and message carrier.
- Estelle Morris

Let me be clear: There is no stronger advocate for
civil liberties in the Senate than myself.
- Saxby Chambliss

The weapon of the advocate is the sword of the soldier,
not the dagger of the assassin.
- Alexander Cockburn

I am not just a celebrity, I'm a human-rights advocate for the last 20 years.
- Bianca Jagger

To advocate a New Order was to seek freedom and respect
for peoples without prejudice,
and to seek a stable basis for the existence all peoples,
equally, and free of threats.
- Hideki Tojo

I've always tried to be fair, even-handed,
not an advocate for any group.
- Dan Rather

Without an advocate for the poor, without a new state of mind in America,
the country lies on the brink of anarchy.
- Louis Farrakhan

I am not unaware how unpopular on this floor are the
sentiments I am about to advocate.
- Benjamin F. Wade

I will continue to advocate for a strong federal government
role to establish the production,
storage and distribution networks needed to support a hydrogen economy.
- Albert Wynn

Can one preach at home inequality of races and nations
and advocate abroad good-will towards all men?
- Dorothy Thompson

As I say, I'm a discourse advocate.
What form it comes is less important to me than the
fact that there is discourse.
- Jim Lehrer

I want to be an advocate for the people who don't have
time to read the newspaper...
or the money to make a political contribution.
- Richard J. Codey

I am aware that in presenting myself as the advocate
of the Indians and their rights,
I shall stand very much alone.
- Sam Houston

The loudest voices we hear are those who advocate conflict,
divisiveness.
- John C. Danforth

As a former professional patient advocate,
I believe prescription drugs are an essential part
of high-quality medical treatment,
and I supported enactment of the Medicare Prescription
Drug and Modernization Act.
- Sue Kelly

We can still find middle ground, truly secure our borders,
deal with those already here and address our labor needs.
But those who advocate giving current illegal aliens
and future guest workers a special path to citizenship must compromise.
- John Shadegg

It's to be a person who's able to shoot little arrows
into sacred cows and knock politicians off their pedestals,
to look out for hypocrisy, advocate for all sorts of
things from social justice to peace.
- Jonathan Shapiro

In this work I have received the opposition of a number
of men who only advocate the unobtainable because the
immediately possible is beyond their moral courage,
administrative ability, and their political prescience.
- John Burns

I think the people will- who advocate having a step
back and read those public opinion polls on the front
page of the newspapers all over this country saying
public supports restoration in restoration of the Everglades,
protection of the parks and the creation of monuments.
- Bruce Babbitt

While I drew, and wept along with the terrified children I was drawing,
I really felt the burden I am bearing.
I felt that I have no right to withdraw from the responsibility of being an advocate.
- Kathe Kollwitz

It is quite true - in fact, obvious on the surface -
that the vast majority of dramatic shows and comedies,
as well, advocate a liberal and humanistic and relativistic lifestyle and concept.
- Pat Boone

Depending on what your interest in theater is,
I always recommend working on plays.
It's a great way to be introduced to the field,
and also a great way to be seen by agents and representation.
I'm also a great advocate for studying acting at a
drama school or a college.
- Chiwetel Ejiofor

I think any advocate who is effective has fully acquainted
himself or herself with the legislator they are going to meet.
Know what committees they are on, what issues they are interested in,
all in an effort to build a bridge for communicating with them.
- Mark Shields

It's not really that I've been an advocate for hearing aids for a long time,
it's just that I've been losing my hearing for a long time!
So it's actually very important for me because I'm
actually hearing impaired and I simply want to hear better!
- Leslie Nielsen

No man can call himself liberal, or radical,
or even a conservative advocate of fair play,
if his work depends in any way on the unpaid or underpaid labor of women at home,
or in the office.
- Gloria Steinem

Things are still in early stages, but one can imagine
that as we build up and systematize our theories of these associations,
and try to boil them down to their core,
the result might point us toward the sort of fundamental principles I advocate.
- David Chalmers

Yeah, but you need an experienced radio veteran who is a liberal advocate.
And there just hadn't been any radio that did that.
And so they weren't trained - they had developed all
these bad habits of being objective and balanced and stuff like that.
- Al Franken

If one seeks to analyze experiences and reactions to the first postwar years,
I hope one may say without being accused of bias that
it is easier for the victor than for the vanquished to advocate peace.
- Gustav Stresemann

To the families of special needs children all across
this country I have a message for you:
for years you have sought to make America a more welcoming
place for your sons and daughters,
and I pledge to you that if we're elected,
you will have a friend, an advocate,
in The White House.
- Sarah Palin

My answer to those who oppose my appointment as CEO
is that this is really a decision of the YWCA.
They want to strengthen their grassroots to advocate
on behalf of women's and children's empowerment and ending racism.
- Patricia Ireland

I have a son, Mason, who is disabled -
cerebral palsy -
and he does not walk independently,
sit independently or speak.
He uses a talking computer.
I started becoming an advocate for him when he was 3 years old.
- Laura San Giacomo

During practically all of my public life,
I have been a sincere advocate of an agreement between
the leading nations of the world to set up all the
necessary international machinery that would bring
about a practical abolition of war between civilized nations.
- George William Norris

I never expected in a million years that I would have
the honor to become an advocate of women's health care and education,
and I'd dive on a live grenade to get this message out,
so thank you for this forum.
- Karen Duffy

I didn't get into acting to be a public service announcer or an advocate and yet,
by virtue of this show and how we handle the subject
matter that we've been given,
that's kind of how it's evolved in certain ways.
- Christopher Meloni

I am not an advocate for frequent changes in laws and constitutions,
but laws and institutions must go hand in hand
with the progress of the human mind.
As that becomes more developed, more enlightened,
as new discoveries are made, new truths discovered
and manners and opinions change, with the change of circumstances,
institutions must advance also to keep pace with the times.
- Thomas Jefferson [inscribed in the Jefferson Memorial]

Animal-rights advocates remind us of this admonition:
The ways in which people treat animals will be reflected
in how people relate to one another.
- William Greider

Trial.
A formal inquiry designed to prove and put upon record
the blameless characters of judges,
advocates and jurors.
- Ambrose Bierce

Controversy is only dreaded by the advocates of error.
- Benjamin Rush

It is true not all has been accomplished that the earnest advocates would desire,
but a start has been made.
- Frank B. Kellogg

The cause of justice is the cause of humanity.
Its advocates should overflow with universal good will.
We should love this cause, for it conduces to the general happiness of mankind.
- William Godwin

The best theology would need no advocates;
it would prove itself.
- Karl Barth

The trial of a case is a three-legged stool -
a judge and two advocates.
- Warren E. Burger


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