quote by James Baldwin

Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war; love is a growing up. James Baldwin on Love

— James Baldwin

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War love quote Your mind will always believe everything you tell it. Feed it hope. Feed it trut

Your mind will always believe everything you tell it. Feed it hope. Feed it truth. Feed it with love.

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I don't know how long it has been since my ear has been free from the roll of a drum. It is the music I sleep by, and I love it.... I shall remain here while anyone remains, and do whatever comes to my hand. I may be compelled to face danger, but never fear it, and while our soldiers can stand and fight, I can stand and feed and nurse them.

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.

War love quote The secret to living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple and

The secret to living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple and love without measure.

What a cruel thing war is... to fill our hearts with hatred instead of love for our neighbors.

Love is like war: easy to begin but very hard to stop.

The Vietnamese people deeply love independence, freedom and peace.

But in the face of United States aggression they have risen up, united as one man.

War love quote Everyone comes with baggage. Find someone who loves you enough to help you unpac

Everyone comes with baggage. Find someone who loves you enough to help you unpack.

The opposite of love? Vice. Temptation. The negative influences that we have. The bad energy that comes around us and makes us do certain things. To me, it's always been a war between the two.

Peace and war begin at home. If we truly want peace in the world, let us begin by loving one another in our own families. If we want to spread joy, we need for every family to have joy.

What a cruel thing is war: to separate and destroy families and friends, and mar the purest joys and happiness God has granted us in this world; to fill our hearts with hatred instead of love for our neighbors, and to devastate the fair face of this beautiful world.

War love quote I hope to arrive to my death, late, in love and a little drunk.

I hope to arrive to my death, late, in love and a little drunk.

What a cruel thing is war: to separate and destroy families and friends, and mar the purest joys and happiness God has granted us in this world; to fill our hearts with hatred instead of love for our neighbors, and to devastate the fair face of this beautiful world.

I love songs about horses, railroads, land, Judgment Day, family, hard times, whiskey, courtship, marriage, adultery, separation, murder, war, prison, rambling, damnation, home, salvation, death, pride, humor, piety, rebellion, patriotism, larceny, determination, tragedy, rowdiness, heartbreak and love. And Mother. And God.

Instead of friends, I see in Washington only mortal enemies.

Instead of loving the old flag of the stars and stripes, I see in it only the symbol of murder, plunder, oppression, and shame.

War love quote How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.

How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.

It matters not who you love, where you love, why you love, when you love or how you love, it matters only that you love

I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality... I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word.

War must be, while we defend our lives against a destroyer who would devour all;

but I do not love the bright sword for its sharpness, nor the arrow for its swiftness, nor the warrior for his glory. I love only that which they defend.

War love quote Take a lover who looks at you like maybe you are magic.

Take a lover who looks at you like maybe you are magic.

All disasters stem from us. Why is there a war? Perhaps because now and then I might be inclined to snap at my neighbour. Because I and my neighbour and everyone else do not have enough love. Yet we could fight war and all its excrescences by releasing each day, the love which is shackled inside us, and giving it a chance to live.

Love conquers all," Aphrodite promised.

"Look at Helen and Paris. Did they let anything come between them?" "Didn't they start the Trojan War and get thousands of people killed?" "Pfft. That's not the point. Follow your heart.

The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.

War love quote Sometimes the strongest people are the ones who love beyond all faults, cry behi

Sometimes the strongest people are the ones who love beyond all faults, cry behind closed doors and fight battles that nobody knows about.

Have we not come to such an impasse in the modern world that we must love our enemies - or else? The chain reaction of evil - hate begetting hate, wars producing more wars - must be broken, or else we shall be plunged into the dark abyss of annihilation.

War is not the answer, for only love can conquer hate

The idea that you can make love and not war really is pretty neat.

That thing in Korea, the thing in Israel - that's all over the world. There must be a new way of thinking.

War love quote Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.

Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.

A Union that can only be maintained by swords and bayonets, and in which strife and civil war are to take the place of brotherly love and kindness, has no charm for me.

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

Why should you take by force that from us that which you can have by Love? Why should you destroy us, who have provided you with food What can you get by war?

War love quote Two things you will never have to chase: true friends and true love.

Two things you will never have to chase: true friends and true love.

If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.

Love and war are the same thing, and stratagems and policy are as allowable in the one as in the other.

As much as the world has an instinct for evil and is a breeding ground for genocide, holocaust, slavery, racism, war, oppression, and injustice, the world has an even greateer instinct for goodness, rebirth, mercy, beauty, truth, freedom and love.

War love quote A King only bows down to his Queen.

A King only bows down to his Queen.

Unless one lives and loves in the trenches, it is difficult to remember that the war against dehumanization is ceaseless.

I want you to make love, not war, I know you've heard it before.

I love the infantry because they are the underdogs.

They are the mud-rain-frost-and-wind boys. They have no comforts, and they even learn to live without the necessities. And in the end they are the guys that wars can't be won without.

War love quote To love a person is to see all of their magic, and to remind them of it when the

To love a person is to see all of their magic, and to remind them of it when they have forgotten.

Hate begets hate, violence engenders violence, hypocrisy is answered by hypocrisy, war generates war, and love creates love.

Make love, not war. Unless you’re Loki, in which case: do what you want.

People notice peacemakers because they dress funny.

We know how the people who make war dress - in uniforms and medals, or in computers and clipboards, or in absoluteness, severity, greed, and cynicism. But the peacemaker is dressed in righteousness, justice, and faithfulness - dressed for the work that is to be done.

We all remember how many religious wars were fought for a religion of love and gentleness; how many bodies were burned alive with the genuinely kind intention of saving souls from the eternal fire of hell.

The only way to eliminate war is to love our children more than we hate our enemies.

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