quote by William Wordsworth

Strongest minds are often those whom the noisy world hears least.

— William Wordsworth

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Total war quote Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality.

Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality.

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.

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.

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

Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.

The enemy of a good plan is the dream of a perfect plan.

Strange, that I came into the world with nothing, and now I am going away with this stupendous caravan of sin! Wherever I look, I see only God... I have sinned terribly, and I do not know what punishment awaits me.

Every war results from the struggle for markets and spheres of influence, and every war is sold to the public by professional liars and totally sincere religious maniacs, as a Holy Crusade to save God and Goodness from Satan and Evil.

Total war quote Sweat more in practice, bleed less in war.

Sweat more in practice, bleed less in war.

I have resolved never to start an unjust war, but never to end a legitimate one except by defeating my enemies.

Self-control is the chief element in self-respect, and respect of self, in turn, is the chief element in courage.

Artillery adds dignity, to what would otherwise be an ugly brawl.

Total war quote A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.

A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.

Pardon one offence, and you encourage the commission of many.

I speak Spanish to God, Italian to women, French to men, and German to my horse.

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.

Total 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.

Democracy is four wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch.

Remember, gentlemen, what a Roman emperor said: The corpse of an enemy always smells sweet.

We always have been, we are, and I hope that we always shall be detested in France.

Total 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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I don't know what effect these men will have upon the enemy, but by God, they frighten me.

Every post is honourable in which a man can serve his country.

Men grow tired of sleep, love, singing and dancing sooner than of war.

Total 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.

I would rather wear out than rust out.

Very few people chose war. They chose selfishness and the result was war. Each of us, individually and nationally, must choose: total love or total war.

You know, God bless him, bless his heart, president of the United States, a total failure, losing all credibility with the American people on the economy, on the war, on energy, you name the subject.

Total war quote Religious wars are basically people killing each other over who has the better i

Religious wars are basically people killing each other over who has the better imaginary friend.

I have sinned terribly, and I do not know what punishment awaits me.

I never saw so many shocking bad hats in my life.

There is one certain means by which I can be sure never to see my country's ruin: I will die in the last ditch.

Total war quote Be selective in your battles, dont make every problem a war.

Be selective in your battles, dont make every problem a war.

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The fate of the Empire rests on this enterprise.

Every man must devote himself totally to the task in hand.

I am about to - or I am going to - die; either expression is correct.

The crux of the matter is whether total war in its present form is justifiable, even when it serves a just purpose. Does it not have material and spiritual evil as its consequences which far exceed whatever good might result? When will our moralists give us an answer to this question?

Total war quote Always make a total effort. Even when the odds are against you.

Always make a total effort. Even when the odds are against you.

The hardest thing of all for a soldier is to retreat.

The first task of the doctor is ... political: the struggle against disease must begin with a war against bad government." Man will be totally and definitively cured only if he is first liberated.

The old Lie:Dulce et decorum est Pro patria mori.

Total war quote Always make a total effort, even when the odds are against you.

Always make a total effort, even when the odds are against you.

Hillary Clinton was the one pressing the hardest for bombing, and look at what happened. They not only destroyed the country, but Libya has become the center for jihad all over Africa and the Middle East. It's a total disaster in every respect, but it does not matter. Look at the so-called global war on terror.

The only thing I am afraid of is fear.

One minute can decide the outcome of the battle, one hour - the outcome of the campaign, and one day - the fate of the country.

Nothing except a battle lost can be half so melancholy as a battle won.

It is no coincidence that the century of total war coincided with the century of central banking.

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