quote by Robert E. Lee

Mr. Blair, I look upon secession as anarchy. If I owned the four millions of slaves in the South, I would sacrifice them all to the Union; but how can I draw my sword upon Virginia, my native State?

— Robert E. Lee

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A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers.

Form follows function - that has been misunderstood.

Form and function should be one, joined in a spiritual union.

I am in love with no other than myself, and my very separation is my union.

.. I am my beloved and my lover; I am my knight and my maiden.

The people united will never be defeated.

With all my devotion to the Union, and the feeling of loyalty and duty of an American citizen, I have not been able to make up my mind to raise my hand against my relative, my children, my home. I have, therefore, resigned my commission in the Army.

You cannot pray at home, like you can at church, where there is a great multitude; where exclamations are cried out to God as from one great heart, and where there is something more: the unions of minds, the accord of souls, the bond of charity, the prayers of priests.

Colombians! My last wish is for the happiness of the patria.

If my death contributes to the end of partisanship and the consolidation of the union, I shall be lowered in peace into my grave.

The Jews belong to a dark and repulsive force.

One knows how numerous this clique is, how they stick together and what power they exercise through their unions. They are a nation of rascals and deceivers.

They deceive themselves who believe that union with God consists in ecstasies or raptures, and in the enjoyment of Him. For it consists in nothing except the surrender and subjection of our will - with our thoughts, words and actions - to the will of God.

Equality is the heart and essence of democracy, freedom, and justice, equality of opportunity in industry, in labor unions, schools and colleges, government, politics, and before the law. There must be no dual standards of justice, no dual rights, privileges, duties, or responsibilities of citizenship. No dual forms of freedom.

The fusion (of economic functions) would compel nations to fuse their sovereignty into that of a single European State.

As soon as slavery fired upon the flag it was felt, we all felt, even those who did not object to slaves, that slavery must be destroyed. We felt that it was a stain to the Union that men should be bought and sold like cattle.

In the marriage union, the independence of the husband and wife will be equal, their dependence mutual, and their obligations reciprocal.

When we say that Jesus Christ was produced without sexual union, was crucified and died, and rose again, and ascended to heaven, we propound nothing new or different from what you believe regarding those whom you call the sons of Jupiter.

Our union is now complete; our constitution composed, established, and approved. You are now the guardians of your own liberties.

There is but one mode by which man can possess in perpetuity all the happiness which his nature is capable of enjoying, - that is by the union and co-operation of all for the benefit of each.

It was we, the people; not we, the white male citizens; nor yet we, the male citizens; but we, the whole people, who formed the Union.... Men, their rights and nothing more; women, their rights and nothing less

By May, 1st, 1937, there should not be one single church left within the borders of Soviet Russia, and the idea of God will have been banished from the Soviet Union as a remnant of the Middle Ages, which has been used for the purpose of oppressing the working classes.

I've said consistently that no employer ever really accepts a union.

They tolerate the unions. The very minute they can get a pool of unemployment they'll challenge the unions and try to get back what they call managements prerogatives, meaning hire, fire, pay what you want.

Hinduism is not just a faith. It is the union of reason and intuition that can not be defined but is only to be experienced. Evil and error are not ultimate. There is no Hell, for that means there is a place where God is not, and there are sins which exceed his love.

What can Labor do for itself? The answer is not difficult.

Labor can organize, it can unify; it can consolidate its forces. This done, it can demand and command.

Be Americans. Let there be no sectionalism, no North, South, East or West. You are all dependent on one another and should be one in union. In one word, be a nation. Be Americans, and be true to yourselves.

Rare is the union of beauty and purity.

If Britain must choose between Europe and the open sea, she must always choose the open sea.

My friends, it is solidarity of labor we want.

We do not want to find fault with each other, but to solidify our forces and say to each other: We must be together; our masters are joined together and we must do the same thing.

Trade union - A trade union (or a labor union in the U.S.) is an association of workers forming a legal unit or legal personhood, usually called a "bargaining unit"

Union territory - A union territory (IAST:Sanghaśasita Kṣetra/Pradeśa lit. 'Federally administered territories/provinces') is a type of administrative division in the Republic

European Union - The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union of 27 member states that are located primarily in Europe. Its members have a combined area of

Union Jack - The Union Jack, or Union Flag, is the national flag of the United Kingdom. The flag also has official status in Canada, by parliamentary resolution, where

Rugby union - Rugby union, widely known simply as rugby, is a full contact team sport that originated in England in the first half of the 19th century. One of the two

Soviet Union - The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), was a federal socialist state in Northern Eurasia that existed from 1922

European Union Customs Union - The European Union Customs Union (EUCU) is a customs union which consists of all the member states of the European Union (EU), Monaco, the United Kingdom

Union Army - the American Civil War, the Union Army referred to the United States Army, the land force that fought to preserve the Union of the collective states. Also

African Union - The African Union (AU) is a continental union consisting of 55 member states located on the continent of Africa. The AU was announced in the Sirte Declaration

To this end, we should help and support one another and strive for peace and union among ourselves. This is the wine that cheers and strengthens travelers along the narrow path of Jesus Christ.

The essence of trade unionism is social uplift.

The labor movement has been the haven for the dispossessed, the despised, the neglected, the downtrodden, the poor.

It is only in revolutionary struggle against the capitalists of every country, and only in union with the working women and men of the whole world, that we will achieve a new and brighter future-the socialist brotherhood of the workers.

There is no power in the world that can stop the forward march of free men and women when they are joined in the solidarity of human brotherhood.

There are no boundaries in the real Planet Earth.

No United States, no Soviet Union, no China, no Taiwan...Rivers flow unimpeded across the swaths of continents. The persistent tides - the pulse of the sea - do not discriminate; they push against all the varied shores on Earth.

It is clear that the main element of any United States policy toward the Soviet Union must be that of long-term, patient but firm and vigilant containment of Russian expansive tendencies.

Dance is active meditation. When we dance, we go beyond thought, beyond mind and beyond our individuality to become one in the divine ecstasy of the union with the cosmic spirit. This is the essence of the trance dance experience.

No business which depends for existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any right to continue in this country... By living wages I mean more than a bare subsistence level - I mean the wages of decent living.

The day will come when men will recognize woman as his peer, not only at the fireside, but in councils of the nation. Then, and not until then, will there be the perfect comradeship, the ideal union between the sexes that shall result in the highest development of the race.

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