Quotation Explorer - 'Armies'

I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies. - Thomas Jefferson
An invasion of armies can be resisted, but not an idea whose time has come. - Victor Hugo
In the defense of our nation, a president must be a clear-eyed realist. There are limits to the smiles and scowls of diplomacy. Armies and missiles are not stopped by stiff notes of condemnation. They are held in check by strength and purpose and the promise of swift punishment. - George W. Bush
I sincerely believe that banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies, and that the principle of spending money to be paid by posterity, under the name of funding, is but swindling futurity on a large scale. - Thomas Jefferson
More powerful than the mighty armies is an idea whose time has come. - Victor Hugo
You're growing up. And rain sort of remains on the branches of a tree that will someday rule the Earth. And it's good that there is rain. It clears the month of your sorry rainbow expressions, and it clears the streets of the silent armies... so we can dance. - Jim Carroll
It is useless to send armies against ideas.
When armies are mobilized and issues are joined,The man who is sorry over the fact will win. - Lao-tzu
Any woman who chooses to behave like a full human being should be warned that the armies of the status quo will treat her as something of a dirty joke . . . She will need her sisterhood. - Gloria Steinem
A wise person is able to bring down a thousand armies with a single insight; with wisdom he successfully engages ten thousand armies with just one. - Matshona Dhliwayo
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