quote by Ulysses S. Grant

I felt like anything rather than rejoicing at the downfall of a foe who had fought so long and valiantly, and had suffered so much for a cause, though that cause was, I believe, one of the worst for which a people ever fought, and one for which there was the least excuse.

— Ulysses S. Grant

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Causes of war quote The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but your thoughts about

The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but your thoughts about it.

Instead of hating the people you think are war-makers, hate the appetites and disorder in your own soul, which are the causes of war. If you love peace, then hate injustice, hate tyranny, hate greed - but hate these things in yourself, not in another.

Religious wars are not caused by the fact that there is more than one religion, but by the spirit of intolerance... the spread of which can only be regarded as the total eclipse of human reason.

Causes of war quote Stress, anxiety, and depression are caused when we are living to please others.

Stress, anxiety, and depression are caused when we are living to please others.

Religious wars are not caused by the fact that there is more than one religion, but by the spirit of intolerance... the spread of which can only be regarded as the total eclipse of human reason.

The best defence of peace is not power, but the removal of the causes of war, and international agreements which will put peace on a stronger foundation, than the terror of destruction.

We should seek by all means in our power to avoid war, by analysing possible causes, by trying to remove them, by discussion in a spirit of collaboration and good will.

Causes of war quote Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality.

Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality.

A great civilization is not conquered from without, until it has destroyed itself from within. The essential causes of Rome's decline lay in her people, her morals, her class struggle, her failing trade, her bureaucratic despotism, her stifling taxes, her consuming wars.

No one has done more to prevent conflict - no one has made a greater sacrifice for the cause for Peace - than you, America's proud missile submarine family. You stand tall among our heroes of the Cold War.

We have to be faster in calming down a resentment than putting out a fire, because the consequences of the first are infinitely more dangerous than the results of the last; fire ends burning down some houses at the most, while the resentment can cause cruel wars, with the ruin and total destruction of nations.

Causes of war quote Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.

Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.

Peace is something more than the absence of war, although some nations would be thankful for that alone today. A durable and equitable peace system requires equal development opportunities for all nations.

What a country calls its vital economic interests are not the things which enable its citizens to live, but the things which enable it to make war. Petrol is more likely than wheat to be a cause of international conflict.

The power to declare war, including the power of judging the causes of war, is fully and exclusively vested in the legislature.

Causes of war quote Sweat more in practice, bleed less in war.

Sweat more in practice, bleed less in war.

Class war is not the cause of social progress;

it is a disease developed in the course of social progress. The cause of the disease is the inability to subsist, and the result of the disease is war.

Lenin was the first to discover that capitalism 'inevitably' caused war;

and he discovered this only when the First World War was already being fought. Of course he was right. Since every great state was capitalist in 1914.

I don't think there is one cause of Gulf War illness.

Causes of war quote Be selective in your battles, don't make every problem a war.

Be selective in your battles, don't make every problem a war.

I claim we got a hell of a beating. We got run out of Burma and it is as humiliating as hell. I think we ought to find out what caused it, go back and retake it.

Peace is the result of an inner state of harmony.

It is not obtained by eliminating anything external, it is inside ourselves that we must find and suppress the causes of war.

According to the first image of international relations, the locus of the important causes of war is found in the nature and behavior of man. Wars result from selfishness, from misdirected aggressive impulses, from stupidity.

Causes of war quote It's hard to sleep when your heart is at war with your mind.

It's hard to sleep when your heart is at war with your mind.

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Today's human rights violations are the causes of tomorrow's conflicts.

As we are now engaged in this contest, all my wishes, all my desires and all the energies of my hand and heart will be given to the cause of my state. Whether we have the right of secession or revolution, I want to see my state triumphant.

[Black Hawk] has fought for his countrymen, the squaws and papooses, against white men, who came year after year, to cheat them and take away their lands. You know the cause of our making war. It is known to all white men. They ought to be ashamed of it.

Causes of war quote Stress is caused by giving a fuck.

Stress is caused by giving a fuck.

The cause of war is preparation for war.

Terrorism, War & Bankruptcy are caused by the privatization of money, issued as a debt and compounded by interest.

The massive quantities of radiation that would be released in a war fought with nuclear weapons might, over time, cause such great changes in the human gene pool that following generations might not be recognizable as human beings.

Causes of war quote The most dangerous person is the one who listens, thinks and observes.

The most dangerous person is the one who listens, thinks and observes.

War is awful. Nothing, not the valor with which it is fought nor the nobility of the cause it serves, can glorify war. War is wretched beyond description and only a fool or a fraud could sentimentalize its cruel reality. Whatever is won in war, it is loss the veteran remembers.

When you look at the startling ruins of Nuremberg, you are looking at a result of the war. When you look at the prisoners on view in the courthouse, you are looking at 22 of the causes.

The attack on Dresden, which was overflowing with refugees, on February 13th 1945 caused around 250,000 dead.

Causes of war quote Work for a cause, not for applause. Live life to express not to impress.

Work for a cause, not for applause. Live life to express not to impress.

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Propriety and single interest divides the people of a land and the whole world into parties and is the cause of all wars and bloodshed and contention everywhere

I am not in favor of making voters or jurors of Negroes, nor of qualifying them to hold office.

The most fundamental paradox is that if we're never to use force, we must be prepared to use it and to use it successfully. We Americans don't want war and we don't start fights. We don't maintain a strong military force to conquer or coerce others. The purpose of our military is simple and straightforward: we want to prevent war.

Causes of war quote HATE. Caused a lot of problems but not solved one!

HATE. Caused a lot of problems but not solved one!

Meanwhile, the poor Babel fish, by effectively removing all barriers to communication between different races and cultures, has caused more and bloodier wars than anything else in the history of creation.

In this world, whenever there is light, there are also shadows.

As long as the concept of winners exist, there must also be losers. The selfish desire of wanting to maintain peace causes wars and hatred is born to protect love.

War is a terrible trade. But when the cause is just, the smell of gunpowder is sweet.

Sometimes people ask me why I began perestroika.

Were the causes basically domestic or foreign? The domestic reasons were undoubtedly the main ones, but the danger of nuclear war was so serious that it was a no less significant factor.

If one takes full account of the persecution of heretics, the frequency and savagery of the religious wars which Christianity had endangered, the harm caused, especially to children, by the pernicious doctrine of original sin, a case could be made for saying that the world would have been better off without Christianity.

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