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Cloak Quotes

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It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war
is nothing but an act of murder.
- Albert Einstein

Related topics: Values Government Political

The Supreme Court's only armor is the cloak of public trust;
its sole ammunition,
the collective hopes of our society.
- Irving R. Kaufman

The best way in the world to deceive believers is to
cloak a message in religious language and declare that
it conveys some new insight from God.
- Charles Stanley

I realized that we were all sort of conspiring,
well, not conspiring against each other,
but all this cloak and dagger stuff and I was like;
what is this?
- Eric San

 

Pride perceiving humility honorable,
often borrows her cloak.
- Thomas Fuller

Religion is a means of exploitation employed by the strong against the weak;
religion is a cloak of ambition,
injustice and vice.
- Georges Bizet

Love keeps the cold out better than a cloak.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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Let us prize our freedom; but not use our liberty for
a cloak of maliciousness.
- Jonathan Mayhew

As for ourselves, yes, we must be meek,
bear injustice, malice, rash judgment.
We must turn the other cheek, give up our cloak,
go a second mile.
- Dorothy Day

The incognito of lower class employment is an effective
cloak for any dagger one might wish to hide.
- Margaret Cho

Facts which at first seem improbable will,
even on scant explanation, drop the cloak which has
hidden them and stand forth in naked and simple beauty.
- Galileo Galilei

It is better to be violent, if there is violence in our hearts,
than to put on the cloak of nonviolence to cover impotence.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Whenever we condemn, we cloak the world in pain.
- Hugh Prather

I see the beard and cloak, but I don't yet see a philosopher.
- Aulus Gellius

My first care the following morning was,
to devise some means of discovering the man in the grey cloak.
- Adelbert von Chamisso

Long hair is considered bohemian, which may be why I grew it,
but I keep it long because I love the way it feels,
part cloak, part fan, part mane, part security blanket.
- Marge Piercy

But he lay like a warrior taking his rest,
with his martial cloak around him.
- Charles Wolfe

Power always has to be kept in check;
power exercised in secret,
especially under the cloak of national security,
is doubly dangerous.
- William Proxmire

I wrote for nearly six hours.
When I stopped, the dark mood, as if by magic,
had folded its cloak and gone away.
- Zane Grey

Hitler never abandoned the cloak of legality;
he recognized the enormous psychological value of having the law on his side.
Instead, he turned the law inside out and made illegality legal.
- Robert Byrd

The sun was like a great visiting presence that stimulated
and took its due from all animal energy.
When it flung wide its cloak and stepped down over
the edge of the fields at evening,
it left behind it a spent and exhausted world.
- Willa Cather

There is a point at which the law becomes immoral and unethical.
That point is reached when it becomes a cloak for the
cowardice that dares not stand up against blatant violations of justice.
- Kurt Huber

The First Amendment does not guarantee the press a
constitutional right of special access to information
not available to the general public,
nor does it cloak the inmate with special rights of freedom of speech.
- Pete Wilson

I went to a private arts school.
We had to wear cloaks.
- Claire Forlani

I hated historical novels with fluttering cloaks.
- Jeanette Winterson

War is fear cloaked in courage.
- William Westmoreland

When we step on the battlefield, I will be
The First Boots On and the Last Boots Off.
- LtG. Hal Moore

I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
- Winston Churchill

When you are in any contest,
you should work as if there were -
to the very last minute - a chance to lose it.
This is battle, this is politics, this is anything.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory.
Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat.
- Sun Tzu

The supreme art of war is
to subdue the enemy without fighting.
- Sun Tzu

We have no enemies,
we have only friendships that we haven't yet developed
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Into the valley of Death
Rode the six hundred.
- Alfred, Lord Tennyson

You can discover what your enemy fears most
by observing the means he uses to frighten you.
- Michael Moncur

We will not learn how to live together in peace
by killing each other's children.
- Jimmy Carter

The problems of victory are more agreeable
than those of defeat,
but they are no less difficult.
- Winston Churchill

Men ought either to be indulged or utterly destroyed,
for if you merely offend them, they take vengeance,
but if you injure them greatly, they are unable to retaliate,
so that the injury done to a man
ought to be such that vengeance cannot be feared.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

If I am happy in spite of my deprivations,
if my happiness is so deep that it is a faith,
so thoughtful that it becomes a philosophy of life.
If, in short, I am an optimist,
my testimony to the creed of optimism is worth hearing.
- Helen Keller
...
Helen Keller (1880-1968) overcame being both deaf and blind
to become a famous author, lecturer, and activist
for women's suffrage, workers' rights, and ending war.

War settles nothing.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

War is not an adventure.
It is a disease.
It is like typhus.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

War is hell.
- William Tecumseh Sherman

War is a series of catastrophes which result in victory.
- Albert Pike

We have been travelling through a cloud.
The sky has been dark ever since the war began.
- Black Kettle

You can't say civilization don't advance...
in every war they kill you in a new way.
- Will Rogers

The power to wage war is the power to wage war successfully.
- Charles Evans Hughes

In war as in life, it is often necessary
when some cherished scheme has failed,
to take up the best alternative open,
and if so, it is folly not to work for it with all your might.
- Winston Churchill

Never think that war, no matter how necessary,
nor how justified, is not a crime.
- Ernest Hemingway

Older men declare war.
But it is the youth that must fight and die.
- Herbert Hoover

All war is deception.
- Sun Tzu

War is the unfolding of miscalculations.
- Barbara Tuchman

The first casualty when war comes is truth.
- Hiram Johnson

The object of war is not to die for your country but
to make the other bastard die for his.
- George S. Patton

If we don't end war, war will end us.
- H. G. Wells

If we are to teach real peace in this world,
and if we are to carry on a real war against war,
we shall have to begin with the children.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I do not believe that the men who served in uniform
in Vietnam have been given the credit they deserve.
It was a difficult war against an unorthodox enemy.
- William Westmoreland

An unjust peace is better than a just war.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

The way to win an atomic war is to make certain it never starts.
- Omar N. Bradley

In modern war...
you will die like a dog for no good reason.
- Ernest Hemingway

War does not determine who is right -
only who is left.
- Bertrand Russell

Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants.
We know more about war that we know about peace,
more about killing that we know about living.
- Omar N. Bradley

A bad peace is better than a good war.
- Yiddish Proverb

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

I must study politics and war that my sons may have
liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
- John Adams

John Dalton's records, carefully preserved for a century,
were destroyed during the World War II bombing of Manchester.
It is not only the living who are killed in war.
- Isaac Asimov

War is only a cowardly escape from the problems of peace.
- Thomas Mann

War is the symptom, not the disease.
- L. M. Heroux

In peace, sons bury their fathers.
In war, fathers bury their sons.
- Herodotus

It has too often been too easy for rulers and governments to incite man to war.
- Lester B. Pearson

War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things.
The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic
feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse.
- John Stuart Mill

The scenes on this field would have cured anybody of war.
- William Tecumseh Sherman

There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed
to the advantage of others.
- Niccolo Machiavelli


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