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The probability that we may fail
in the struggle ought not to deter us
from the support of a cause we believe to be just.
- Abraham Lincoln

Related topics: Values Government Political Purpose Value Persistence

Our capacity to retaliate must be, and is,
massive in order to deter all forms of aggression.
- John Foster Dulles

Iraq's search for weapons of mass destruction has proven
impossible to deter and we should assume that it will
continue for as long as Saddam is in power.
- Al Gore

No amount of manifest absurdity...
could deter those who wanted to believe from believing.
- Bernard Levin

 

While there are many obstacles that deter students from going to college,
finances by no means should be the deciding factor.
- Bobby Scott

We only have two things that we share in this life;
we are born and we die.
And what we do in between those times,
we've got to be happy.
I don't let the outside world deter me.
- Dawn Fraser

It is a warning to all those who may think about becoming
involved with a terrorist network,
people who are willing to destroy their own lives are hard to deter.
- Otto Schily

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Let's stop pretending we can arrest our way to safety and security.
Despite all the fine work that policemen and women do,
we have got to find other solutions to deter crime.
- Carrie P. Meek

This means that the only function of nuclear weapons,
while they exist, is to deter a nuclear attack.
- Joseph Rotblat

Democrats always assure us that deterrence will work,
but when the time comes to deter, they're against it.
- Ann Coulter

My mom started smoking when she was 11.
She went to the hill next door to try her first cigarette.
She set the entire hill on fire, but it didn't deter her.
- Loni Anderson

Of course it can be said of jails, too,
that they try - by punishing the troublesome -
to deter others.
No doubt, in certain instances this deterrence actually works.
But generally speaking it fails conspicuously.
- Barbara Deming

The river is constantly turning and bending and you
never know where it's going to go and where you'll wind up.
Following the bend in the river and staying on your
own path means that you are on the right track.
Don't let anyone deter you from that.
- Eartha Kitt

Our policy for the last many years has been to deter
the Chinese government in Beijing from ever coming
into the position where they thought they had enough leverage over the U.S.
to cross the Straits of Taiwan.
- Bob Filner

Indeed, our particular concept of private property,
which deters us from exhausting the positive resources of the earth,
favors pollution.
- Garrett Hardin

Admiration for a quality or an art can be so strong
that it deters us from striving to possess it.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

States can be deterred by the fear of retaliation;
non-state organisations cannot by deterred at all.
- John Bruton

Lack of encouragement never deterred me.
I was the kind of person who would not be put down.
- Constance Baker Motley

There are some people that will be deterred by the
fact that we have nuclear weapons...
But those people are the folks we can deal with anyway.
- Charles Horner

We are often deterred from crime by the disgrace of others.
- Horace

But by all this I am not deterred, for I have seen,
I have heard, I have felt.
- Emanuel Swedenborg

All forces are a deterrent to and would be employed in a general war.
Most of our forces could be employed in a limited war,
if required.
- Thomas S. Gates, Jr.

Our nuclear weapons are meant purely as a deterrent
against nuclear adventure by an adversary.
- Atal Bihari Vajpayee

One cannot fashion a credible deterrent out of an incredible action.
- Robert McNamara

I was raised to believe that excellence is the best
deterrent to racism or sexism.
And that's how I operate my life.
- Oprah Winfrey

Excellence is the best deterrent to racism or sexism.
- Oprah Winfrey

The only method by which people can be supported is
out of the effort of those who are earning their own way.
We must not create a deterrent to hard work.
- Robert A. Taft

The whole idea of a nuclear system is to have a deterrent
where we decide if we're going to use it.
- Peter King

The major deterrent to war is in a man's mind.
- Arleigh Burke

If somebody plans to carry out a series of murders...
then this is obviously an evil and pre-meditated attack and in that case,
there could be a deterrent effect.
- David Davis

What we've seen this season is that if something that
will enhance performance is available,
some players will indulge...
unless the penalty is an absolute deterrent.
- Michael Wilbon

A far greater factor than abolishing poverty is the
deterrent effect of swift and certain consequences:
swift arrest,
prompt trial, certain penalty and - at some point -
finality of judgment.
- Warren E. Burger

We have got thousands of nuclear weapons in order to achieve deterrence.
- John Spratt

Deterrence itself is not a preeminent value;
the primary values are safety and morality.
- Herman Kahn

So, we need to delegitimize the nuclear weapon,
and by de-legitimizing...
meaning trying to develop a different system of security
that does not depend on nuclear deterrence.
- Mohamed ElBaradei

The present basic philosophy is nuclear deterrence.
- Joseph Rotblat

The only peace that can be made with a dictator is
once that must be based on deterrence.
For today, the dictator may be your friend,
but tomorrow he will need you as an enemy.
- Natan Sharansky

Nuclear deterrence doesn't work outside of the Russian -
U.S.
context; Saddam Hussein showed that.
- Charles Horner

Deterrence is the art of producing, in the mind of the enemy,
the fear to attack.
- Sterling Hayden

A great amount has been talked and written about what
constitutes a sufficient balance and what really is
meant by the concepts of "balance" and "deterrence".
- Alva Myrdal

No punishment has ever possessed enough power of deterrence
to prevent the commission of crimes.
On the contrary, whatever the punishment,
once a specific crime has appeared for the first time,
its reappearance is more likely than its initial emergence could ever have been.
- Hannah Arendt

What has kept the world safe from the bomb since 1945 has not been deterrence,
in the sense of fear of specific weapons,
so much as it's been memory.
The memory of what happened at Hiroshima.
- John Hersey

I have three kinds of friends:
those who love me,
those who pay no attention to me,
and those who detest me.
- Nicolas De Chamfort

Now hatred is by far the longest pleasure;
men love in haste but they detest at leisure.
- George Byron

I detest heavy perfume and shrill voices.
- Renee Vivien

I am reconciled to my death, but I detest the mode.
- John Andre

I detest racialism, because I regard it as a barbaric thing,
whether it comes from a black man or a white man.
- Nelson Mandela

Men love in haste, but they detest at leisure.
- Lord Byron

I do detest everything which is not perfectly mutual.
- Lord Byron

Principally I hate and detest that animal called man;
although I heartily love John,
Peter, Thomas, and so forth.
- Jonathan Swift

I never lecture, not because I am shy or a bad speaker,
but simply because I detest the sort of people who
go to lectures and don't want to meet them.
- H. L. Mencken

I detest life-insurance agents: they always argue that I shall some day die,
which is not so.
- Stephen Leacock

How shall I lose the sin, yet keep the sense,
and love the offender, yet detest the offence?
- Alexander Pope

I most often land up taking up the roles that I most detest.
- Christine Lahti

Nothing induces me to read a novel except when I have
to make money by writing about it.
I detest them.
- Virginia Woolf

Americans detest all lies except lies spoken in public or printed lies.
- Edward W. Howe

Of course, I also hear from critics who detest what I do,
and while sometimes I feel rather proud of having made
various the loathsome people or groups angry,
at other times I wonder why I put up with such grief.
- Orson Scott Card

Resistance is feasible even for those who are not heroes by nature,
and it is an obligation, I believe, for those who fear
the consequences and detest the reality of the attempt
to impose American hegemony.
- Noam Chomsky

I was glad to hear of that determination as I detest
the practice of cousins marrying or any marriage between
persons in which there can be traced the most distant relationship.
I go for the improvement instead of the deterioration of our race.
- Ezra Cornell

I really detest movies like Indecent Proposal and Pretty
Woman because they send a message to women that sleeping
with a rich man is the ultimate goal and really that's such a small part of it.
- Laura Kightlinger

It has always seemed strange to me...
the things we admire in men, kindness and generosity,
openness, honesty, understanding and feeling,
are the concomitants of failure in our system.
And those traits we detest, sharpness,
greed, acquisitiveness, meanness, egotism and self-interest,
are the traits of success.
And while men admire the quality of the first they
love the produce of the second.
- John Steinbeck

See no evil, Hear no evil, Speak no evil.
- Japanese pictorial maxim (the Three Wise Monkeys)

I have just three things to teach:
simplicity, patience, compassion.
These three are your greatest treasures.
- Lao Tzu

Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are
something to do,
something to love,
and something to hope for.
- Joseph Addison

There are only two or three human stories,
and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely
as if they had never happened before.
- Willa Cather

Three Rules of Work:
Out of clutter find simplicity;
From discord find harmony;
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
- Albert Einstein

All truth passes through three stages:
First, it is ridiculed;
Second, it is violently opposed;
Third, it is accepted as self-evident.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

Three things cannot be long hidden:
the sun, the moon, and the truth.
- The Buddha

All Knowledge is Divided into Three Domains:
"What We Know",
"What We Know That We Don't Know", and
"What We Don't Know That We Don't Know."
- Werner Erhard

I had three chairs in my house;
one for solitude, two for friendship, three for society.
- Henry David Thoreau

There are three classes of people:
those who see,
those who see when they are shown,
those who do not see.
- Leonardo da Vinci


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