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Man must evolve for all human conflict,
a method which rejects
revenge, aggression and retaliation.
The foundation of such a method is love.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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An evil deed is not redeemed
by an evil deed in retaliation.
- Coretta Scott King (widow of Martin Luther King, Jr.)

Like all citizens, Ms.
McNeill has the right to be free from unlawful employment
practices such as sex discrimination and retaliation.
- John Hawkins

The will to survive is not as important as the will to prevail...
the answer to criminal aggression is retaliation.
- Jeff Cooper

 

Without forgiveness life is governed by...
an endless cycle of resentment and retaliation.
- Roberto Assagioli

The fundamental problem is that there's no credibility in the judicial system,
which is a system that's been completely politicized.
This is retaliation and selective repression.
- Leopoldo Lopez

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

Retaliation is related to nature and instinct,
not to law.
Law, by definition, cannot obey the same rules as nature.
- Albert Camus

Obviously this is the world descending into worse and
worse standards of targeting civilians both in state violence in Iraq,
Gaza and so on and the terrorist retaliation.
- Clare Short

I also played with Jimi Hendrix.
Jimi would come down and sit in with Retaliation and we would have a ball.
He offered me the gig with him at 20 pounds a week,
which at that point, was like 60 bucks.
- Aynsley Dunbar

Unless we repeal the illegal Byrd amendment,
American exports will be vulnerable to retaliation,
and the U.S.
will continue to face a difficult task convincing other
countries to make their laws comply with international rules.
- Jim Ramstad

But to cut off relations with an aggressor may often
invite retaliation by armed action,
and this would, in its turn, make necessary some form
of collective self-defence by the loyal members of the League.
- Arthur Henderson

Most terrorists are people deeply concerned by what they see as social,
political, or religious injustice and hypocrisy,
and the immediate grounds for their terrorism is often
retaliation for an action of the United States.
- William Blum

I'm a judge.
It seemed to me that it was critical to try to take
action to stem the criticism and help people understand
that in the constitutional framework,
it's terribly important not to have a system of retaliation
against decisions people don't like.
- Sandra Day O'Connor

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

My people have been sucked into the violence because
some feel they have to retaliate,
and some feel they have to protect themselves.
- Mangosuthu Buthelezi

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

Protectionism will do little to create jobs and if foreigners retaliate,
we will surely lose jobs.
- Alan Greenspan

There are nuclear weapons in China, Iran,
Korea and Pakistan.
It wouldn't take much to send a couple of warheads
off on this planet somewhere that would cause a lot of environmental damage,
then if you have got someone who wants to retaliate you have real problems.
- Edward James Olmos

When It's Darkest, Men See the Stars.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The only thing necessary for evil to triumph
is for enough good men to do nothing.
- Edmund Burke

Tolerance is the first principle of community;
it is the spirit which conserves
the best that all men think.
- Helen Keller

Most men lead lives of quiet desperation
and go to the grave with the song still in them.
- Henry David Thoreau

Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln

Men are what their mothers made them.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men.
No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
- Elbert Hubbard

The revelation of thought takes men
out of servitude into freedom.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every kind of peaceful cooperation among men
is primarily based on mutual trust
and only secondarily on institutions
such as courts of justice and police.
- Albert Einstein

Men kick friendship around like a football,
but it doesn't seem to crack.
Women treat it like glass and it goes to pieces.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl

Real friendships among men are so rare
that when they occur they are famous.
- Clarence Day

I look only to the good qualities of men.
Not being faultless myself,
I won't presume to probe into the faults of others.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

It is not work that kills men; it is worry.
Worry is rust upon the blade.
- Henry Ward Beecher

It is wonderful how much time good people spend fighting the devil.
If they would only expend the same
amount of energy loving their fellow men,
the devil would die in his own tracks of ennui.
- Helen Keller

The difference between men friends and women friends
is that men tend to do things together,
women tend to just be together.
- Art Jahnke

We know but a few men, a great many coats and breeches.
- Henry David Thoreau

My heart bleeds at the death of every one of our gallant men.
- Robert E. Lee

The reason why men do not obey us,
is because they see the mud at the bottom of our eye.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love men and women not for their strength
but their softness,
not for their fullness but their hunger,
not for their plenty but their need.
- Anais Nin
(paraphrase)

The only good luck many great men ever had was
being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
- Channing Pollock

There are times, sir, when men of good conscience
cannot blindly follow orders.
- Captain Picard, STAR TREK: The Next Generation

Security is mostly a superstition.
It does not exist in nature,
nor do the children of men as a whole experience it.
Avoiding danger is no safer
in the long run than outright exposure.
Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
- Helen Keller

Men and women belong to different species and communications
between them is still in its infancy.
- Bill Cosby

In every society some men are born to rule,
and some to advise.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Men are disturbed not by things,
but by the view which they take of them.
- Epictetus

Achievement seems to be connected with action.
Successful men and women keep moving.
They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
- Conrad Hilton

Habits age men before their time.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you have men who will exclude any of God's creatures
from the shelter of compassion and pity,
you will have men who will deal likewise with their fellow men.
- St. Francis of Assisi

I do not believe in a fate that
falls on men however they act;
but I do believe in a fate
that falls on them unless they act.
- The Buddha

If we take the generally accepted definition of bravery
as a quality which knows no fear, I have never seen a brave man.
All men are frightened. The more intelligent they are,
the more they are frightened.
- George S. Patton

Wise men put their trust in ideas
and not in circumstances
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

How could man rejoice in victory
and delight in the slaughter of men?
- Lao Tzu

Many men go fishing all of their lives
without knowing that it is not fish they are after.
- Henry David Thoreau

Men and women are not prisoners of fate,
but only prisoners of their own minds.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Men are not prisoners of fate,
but only prisoners of their own minds.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

The heresy of one age becomes the orthodoxy of the next.
Mere tolerance has given place to a sentiment of brotherhood
between sincere men of all denominations.
- Helen Keller

When men are easy in their circumstances,
they are naturally enemies to innovations.
- Joseph Addison

Women must try to do things as men have tried.
When they fail their failure must be
but a challenge to others.
- Amelia Earhart

It takes time to persuade men to do even
what is for their own good.
- Thomas Jefferson

Great men or men of great gifts
you shall easily find,
but symmetrical men never.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The majority of men meet with failure
because of their lack of persistence
in creating new plans to take
the place of those which fail.
- Napoleon Hill

The problems of the world cannot possibly
be solved by skeptics or cynics
whose horizons are limited by the obvious realities.
We need men who can dream of things that never were.
- John F. Kennedy

Behind an able man there are always other able men.
- Chinese proverb

More men fail through lack of purpose than lack of talent.
- Billy Sunday

Men of lofty genius,
when they are doing the least work,
are most active.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.
- Abraham Lincoln

The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.
- Henry David Thoreau

If you would convince a man that he does wrong, do right.
Men will believe what they see.
- Henry David Thoreau

In the long run, men hit only what they aim at.
Therefore, they had better aim at something high.
- Henry David Thoreau

Women want mediocre men,
and men are working to be as mediocre as possible.
- Margaret Mead


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