The tragedy of modern war is that the young men die fighting each other - instead of their real enemies back home in the capitals.

By : Edward Abbey 0 Likes          


All that a critic, as critic, can give poets is the deadly encouragement that never ceases to remind them of how heavy their inheritance is.

By : Harold Bloom

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A Congressional Budget Office study estimated that gulf energy infrastructure repair costs will be between $18 billion and $31 billion, just from the damages the hurricane created.

By : Mark Foley

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A second type of direct evidence is formed by statements, whether as formal legends or personal information, regarding the age or relative sequence of events in tribal history made by the natives themselves.

By : Edward Sapir

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When you combine ignorance and leverage, you get some pretty interesting results.

By : Warren Buffett

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I have a name, I have to take advantage of it.

By : Pierre Cardin

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A decision by the Supreme Court to subject Guantanamo to judicial review would eliminate these advantages.

By : John Yoo

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Our libraries are valuable centers of education, learning and enrichment for people of all ages. In recent years, libraries have taken on an increasingly important role. today's libraries are about much more than books.

By : Jodi Rell

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Saddam Hussein has been engaged in the development of weapons of mass destruction technology which is a threat to countries in the region and he has made a mockery of the weapons inspection process.

By : Nancy Pelosi

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When you're buying real growth and want real performance, you buy excellent management and good products and you diversify across industry sectors.

By : Robert Morse

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But in a turbulent environment the change is so widespread that it just routes around any kind of central authority. So it is best to manage the bottom-up change rather than try to institute it from the top down.

By : Kevin Kelly

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The more determinedly I exist, as myself, within the conditions of the time, the more clearly I shall hear the language of the past, the nearer I shall feel the glow of its life.

By : Karl Jaspers

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My own experience in the third world was that even if people started to make more money, the cost of living and housing increased often faster than the wages.

By : David Korten

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