War is an instrument entirely inefficient toward redressing wrong and multiplies, instead of indemnifying losses.
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Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations entangling alliances with none.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government.
An association of men who will not quarrel with one another is a thing which has never yet existed, from the greatest confederacy of nations down to a town meeting or a vestry.
One loves to possess arms, though they hope never to have occasion for them.
It is neither wealth nor splendor but tranquility and occupation which give you happiness.
He who knows nothing is closer to the truth than he whose mind is filled with falsehoods and errors.
I abhor war and view it as the greatest scourge of mankind.
I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country.
Friendship is but another name for an alliance with the follies and the misfortunes of others. Our own share of miseries is sufficient: why enter then as volunteers into those of another?
The more wit the less courage.
A Buddha is someone who finds freedom in good fortune and bad.
I think music is the most phenomenal platform for intellectual thought.
You can't but know that if you can capture the emotions of the audience as well as their minds, the play will work better, because it's a narrative art form.
Begin - to begin is half the work, let half still remain again begin this, and thou wilt have finished.
If the people raise a great howl against my barbarity and cruelty, I will answer that war is war, and not popularity seeking.
The Bee Gees, to us, was the three brothers. In Maurice's name, we would respect that and not be the Bee Gees anymore.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life define yourself.
One thing I hope I'll never be is drunk with my own power. And anybody who says I am will never work in this town again.
I like a woman with a head on her shoulders. I hate necks.