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War settles nothing.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Related topics: Wisdom Government Political

The beauty of facing life unprepared is tremendous.
Then life has a newness, a youth;
then life has a flow and freshness.
Then life has so many surprises.
And when life has so many surprises,
boredom never settles in you.
- Osho

Love is like a butterfly,
it settles upon you when you least expect it.
- Anonymous

It simply is not true that war never settles anything.
- Felix Frankfurter

 

The existence of inherent limits of experience in no
way settles the question about the subordination of
facts of the human world to our knowledge of matter.
- Wilhelm Dilthey

The writer of stories or of novels settles on men and imitates them;
he exhausts the possibilities of his characters.
- Salvatore Quasimodo

When people speak to you about a preventive war,
you tell them to go fight it.
After my experience, I have come to hate war.
War settles nothing.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

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Having seen the devastation of war first hand,
Eisenhower came both to despise war
and to see that "war settles nothing."
On the other hand, Ike was certainly no peacenik.
He understood that, in an emergency,
action must be met with reaction.
When truly necessary, violence met with violence -
but never hate responded to with hate.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love is friendship that has caught fire.
It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence,
sharing and forgiving.
It is loyalty through good and bad times.
It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses.
- Ann Landers

As winter weather settles in around the country,
millions of American families are facing skyrocketing
home heating prices with even greater impact if cold
temperatures persist into the spring.
- Russ Carnahan

Once you say you're going to settle for second,
that's what happens to you in life.
- John F. Kennedy

You get what you settle for.
- the character Louise in the movie Thelma and Louise

Make sure you never, never argue at night.
You just lose a good night's sleep,
and you can't settle anything until morning anyway.
- Rose Kennedy

If I had known what it would be like to have it all -
I might have been willing to settle for less.
- Lily Tomlin

Yet I wanted to have children, and I knew that was my purpose,
but I wasn't going to settle.
- Boris Kodjoe

Men are never so likely to settle a question rightly
as when they discuss it freely.
- Thomas Babington

But with exquisite breathing you smile,
with satisfaction of love, And I touch you again as
you tick in the silence and settle in sleep.
- Karl Shapiro

I feel that I've grown up a little bit and I'm actually ready to settle down.
- Peter Steele

I'm just deeply disappointed that once again we may
have to settle for the lesser of two evils.
- Howard Dean

Americans wanted to settle all our difficulties with
Russia and then go to the movies and drink Coke.
- W. Averell Harriman

Take your victories, whatever they may be,
cherish them, use them, but don't settle for them.
- Mia Hamm

The project to settle Palestinians here will be never
be approved during my tenure regardless of the price.
- Emile Lahoud

Who is ready to settle for five minutes when three hours does nicely?
- Jackie Collins

Apparently it'll all settle down and they'll forget about it soon.
- Dominic West

Where we're not wrong or where the cost of settling
is so much that it is totally disproportionate to the
harm or the error that we made,
we're not going to settle.
- Lee Scott

The minute you settle for less than you deserve,
you get even less than you settled for.
- Maureen Dowd

Texas is OK if you want to settle down and do your own thing quietly,
but it's not for outrageous people, and I was always outrageous.
- Janis Joplin

He never wants anything but what's right and fair;
only when you come to settle what's right and fair,
it's everything that he wants and nothing that you want.
- Thomas Hughes

When I was a teenager, I began to settle into school
because I'd discovered the extracurricular activities that interested me:
music and theater.
- Morgan Freeman

Hire people who are better than you are,
then leave them to get on with it.
Look for people who will aim for the remarkable,
who will not settle for the routine.
- David Ogilvy

Unconditional war can no longer lead to unconditional victory.
It can no longer serve to settle disputes...
can no longer be of concern to great powers alone.
- John F. Kennedy

In my opinion, if we have not achieved peace,
it is because people forget its most fundamental aspect.
Before we talk about peace among nations,
we must settle our peace with God.
- Sun Myung Moon

There definitely is that element of guys who like to
party and have a good time and...
putting off for as long as possible the idea that they'll
actually have to settle down.
- Luke Wilson

He explained how ridiculous the clowning was,
and there and then I decided to settle down and play seriously.
- Mary Lou Williams

This haunting idea of becoming a celebrity doesn't
settle well with me at all.
- Vincent D'Onofrio

You can't keep changing men, so you settle for changing your lipstick.
- Heather Locklear

After World War II society had to settle back for a
moment before it picked up the 20th century.
- Stella Blum

There is no more unfortunate creature under the sun
than a fetishist who yearns for a woman's shoe and
has to settle for the whole woman.
- Karl Kraus

Anyone in the humor business isn't thinking clearly
if he doesn't surround himself with idea people.
Otherwise, you settle for mediocrity -
or you burn yourself out.
- Hank Ketcham

Be curious, learn and read as much as you can about food.
Don't worry about making money.
Focus on learning at various venues before you settle
down for a steady position.
- Rocco DiSpirito

I feel my shows are like a late-night talk show that
we settle down and do every night.
- John Mayer

Never settle with words what you can accomplish with a flamethrower.
- Bruce Feirstein

I have two ideas for novels at the moment,
neither of them all that conventional,
but I'm not ready to choose between them yet,
let alone settle down to the process of writing.
- Jonathan Coe

You don't have to be a rock star - if you don't like the situation you're in,
you don't have to settle for it.
- Macy Gray

It is better to debate a question without settling
it than to settle a question without debating it.
- Joseph Joubert

We are at last on the high lands of Mexico,
the districts which at least three different races
have chosen to settle in,
neglecting the fertile country below.
- Edward Burnett Tylor

It is absolutely impossible to settle the debts to pensioners,
teachers, and others.
The country hasn't got enough money to do so.
- Eduard Shevardnadze

Mum used to hide love letters from my boyfriends and put me down.
Now I understand that she was a Polish immigrant forced to settle in Chicago.
She was jealous of the freedom life gave me.
- Ruby Wax

If you make a treaty first with the United States and
settle the matter of the opium trade,
England cannot change this, though she should desire to do so.
- Townsend Harris

As to my Title, I know not yet whether it will be honourable or dishonourable,
the issue of the War must Settle it.
Perhaps our Congress will be Exalted on a high Gallows.
- Abraham Clark

Don't settle for style.
Succeed in substance.
- Wynton Marsalis

The biggest human temptation is to settle for too little.
- Thomas Merton

It's hard for anybody who's been with me not to feel
starved for affection when I'm making love to my ideas.
Maybe it's not meant for me to settle down and be married.
- Jim Carrey

If you are not willing to risk the unusual,
you will have to settle for the ordinary.
- Jim Rohn

I think at some stage, I would love to have another child.
I would love to settle into a relationship that was really important to me.
I actually am not good at the balance at that.
- Nicole Kidman

In youth, we get plenty of exercise through games and running around,
but as middle life approaches, we settle down,
literally and figuratively.
- Gene Tunney

The external world is committed to helping Georgia settle its problems.
- Eduard Shevardnadze

Gandhi has asked that the British Government should
walk out of India and leave the Indian people to settle
differences among themselves,
even if it means chaos and confusion.
- Stafford Cripps

No time to marry, no time to settle down;
I'm a young woman,
and I ain't done runnin' around.
- Bessie Smith

In a completely rational society, the best of us would
be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.
- Lee Iacocca

I couldn't settle in Italy - it was like living in a foreign country.
- Ian Rush

Where we have been incorrect in what we have done,
then I think we have an obligation to settle.
- Lee Scott

Every day, people settle for less than they deserve.
They are only partially living or at best living a partial life.
Every human being has the potential for greatness.
- Bo Bennett

The Jews and the Arabs should settle their dispute
in the true spirit of Christian charity.
- Alexander Wiley

It may not be possible to get rare roast beef but if
you're willing to settle for well done,
ask them to hold the sweetened library paste that passes for gravy.
- Marian Burros

Whether you're on TV or on the stage,
you have to work hard to stay fresh,
real,
and full of energy.
You can't settle back.
You always have to stay on your toes.
- Blythe Danner

But if we can manage it so people don't have things
forced on them that they don't want,
I think there's every reason to believe things can
settle out in a situation that is recognizably better
than the one we're stuck in today.
- K. Eric Drexler

The People in this Town began to inquire my Business,
and because I did not readily inform them,
they began to suspect me, and said, that I was come
to settle the Indian's Land and they knew I should
never go Home again Safe.
- Christopher Gist

When running to fill a time quota, however,
the reverse happens.
You can't make that time pass any faster by rushing,
so you settle into a pace that feels right to you at the moment.
Each minute above a quota is a little victory.
- Joe Henderson

In any case, fighting will not settle whether the claims were just or unjust.
It will only settle which nation can mobilize and handle
its fighting forces and its economic forces the better.
- Rufus Jones

In short, it may be said that on paper the obligations
to settle international disputes peacefully are now
so comprehensive and far-reaching that it is almost
impossible for a state to resort to war without violating
one or more solemn treaty obligations.
- Arthur Henderson


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