Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Amazing Quotes 1

Some amazing quotes:

It is not they love peace less, but that they love their kind of peace more.
-- Saint Augustine, "City of God"

You can always keep the peace if you are willing to pay the asking price; and it is a matter of high strategic decision whether the price demanded is worse than refusal with its risk of war.
-- Samuel Eliot Morison, The Two-Ocean War, p. 43.

America in 1939 – 1941 wanted neither world power nor world responsibility, only to be let alone; but world power and world responsibility were forced upon her by the two nations, Germany and Japan, that badly wanted both.
-- Samuel Eliot Morison, The Two-Ocean War, p. 45.

'Better' is the enemy of 'Good Enough”
-- Admiral Sergey Gorshkov

"If you are looking for perfect safety, you will do well to sit on the fence and watch the birds."
-- Wilbur Wright

"Somebody once said that in looking for people to hire, you look for three qualities: integrity, intelligence, and energy. And if they don't have the first, the other two will kill you...."
-- Warren Buffett

"Anything asserted without evidence can be dismissed without evidence."
-- Lawrence Krauss

If a scholar has nothing new to say he should keep quiet.”
-- Samuel P. Huntington

"The quest for truths is synonymous with intellectual controversy."
-- Samuel P. Huntington

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