|#9391||A long memory is the most subversive idea in America.|
|#9392||A national debt, if it is not excessive, will be to us a national blessing.|
-- Alexander Hamilton
|#9393||A nuclear war can ruin your whole day.|
|#9394||A penny saved is a penny taxed.|
|#9395||A penny saved kills your career in government.|
|#9396||A people living under the perpetual menace of war and invasion is very easy to|
govern. It demands no social reforms. It does not haggle over expenditures
on armaments and military equipment. It pays without discussion, it ruins
itself, and that is an excellent thing for the syndicates of financiers and
manufacturers for whom patriotic terrors are an abundant source of gain.
-- Anatole France
|#9397||A political man can have as his aim the realization of freedom,|
but he has no means to realize it other than through violence.
-- Jean Paul Sartre
|#9398||A prisoner of war is a man who tries to kill you and fails, and then|
asks you not to kill him.
-- Sir Winston Churchill, 1952
|#9399||A public debt is a kind of anchor in the storm; but if the anchor be|
too heavy for the vessel, she will be sunk by that very weight which
was intended for her preservation.
|#9400||A real diplomat is one who can cut his neighbor's throat without having|
his neighbour notice it.
-- Trygve Lie
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