Famous Quotes About The French And Indian War
Browse 17 famous quotes and sayings about The French And Indian War.
Top Quotes About The French And Indian War
1. "A new war is going to begin. And i wont't give in until I win. That's the only war I care about, the one for your heart."
Author: Addison Moore
2. "I am Indian, and I'm proud of it. Indian life is mythologically rich and powerful."
Author: Anish Kapoor
3. "Das war alles ein wenig viel für mich heute: Anstatt zu schlafen, eine Feuerleiter hinaufzuklettern, zu saufen, was das Zeug hält, mal eben ein bisschen zu vögeln und nebenbei erwachsen zu werden. Das reicht für eine Nacht. Da würde jeder kotzen, glaube ich."
Author: Benjamin Lebert
4. "In Shanghai, there were several pro-right circles of former officers. They realized that the Great War and European revolutions were a direct consequence of rotten liberalism. Words like order, family, discipline and duty didn't mean anything anymore. Civil liberties, so dear to Nina Kupina and people like her, resulted in monstrous egotism and total moral degradation: I do what I want and don't give a damn about others."
Author: Elvira Baryakina
5. "It is not patriotic to commit young Americans to war unless our national security clearly requires it."
Author: George McGovern
6. "When you are a kid you have your own language, and unlike French or Spanish or whatever you start learning in fourth grade, this one you are born with, and eventually lose...Kids think with their brains cracked wide open; becoming an adult...is only a slow sewing it shut."
Author: Jodi Picoult
7. "In a vivid insight, a flash of black lightning, he saw that all life was parallel: that evolution was not vertical, ascending to a perfection, but horizontal. Time was a great fallacy; existence was without history, was always now, was always this being caught in the same fiendish machine. All those painted screens erected by man to shut out reality - history, religion, duty, social position, all were illusions, mere opium fantasies. - The French Lieutenant's Woman"
Author: John Fowles
8. "The French cook; we open tins."
Author: John Galsworthy
9. "I am happy to report that in the war between reality and romance, reality is not the stronger."
Author: John Steinbeck
10. "Here's how bizarre the war is that we're in in Iraq, and we should have known this right from the get-go: When we first went into Iraq, Germany didn't want to go. Germany. The Michael Jordan of war took a pass."
Author: Jon Stewart
11. "[Iain, addressing the Rangers at the end of the French & Indian war]"Never has the world see a war as this one, but you turned the tide of it, spillin' your blood to keep frontier families safe. Years from now, people will remember the Rangers, the sacrifices you made, the battles you fought, the victories you won. I pray that peace will follow you all your days."
Author: Pamela Clare
12. "The bottom line: each of our lives is shaped by the war between the kingdom of god and the kingdom of self."
Author: Paul David Tripp
13. "I cannot separate the finances of India from those of England. If the finances of the Indian Government receive any severe and irreparable check, will not the resources of England be called upon to meet the emergency, and to supply the deficiency?"
Author: Richard Cobden
14. "For no one makes aggresive war unless he excepts to win"
Author: Robert A. Taft
15. "After the French and Indian War, the British vacillated about whether to swap all of Canada for the island of Guadeloupe; in the event the French toasted their own diplomatic cunning in retaining the sugar island."
Author: Ron Chernow
16. "The fantasy/reality confusion...it's just marvelous in her work. I mean, there, it's practically like what we do, the fantasy working as a sort of metalogic, with which she can solve real, aesthetic problems in the most incredible ways -- I was actually in a few of her productions last year, a sort of ersatz member of the company. But finally I just had to get out. Because when that fantasy seeps into the reality, she just becomes an incredibly ugly person. She feels she can distort anything that occurs for whatever purpose she wants. Whatever she feels, that's what is, as far as she's concerned. But then, I suppose...' Bron laughed at the ground, then looked up: they'd just left the Plaza -- 'that's the right we just fought a war to defend. But Audri, when someone abuses that right, it can make it pretty awful for the rest of us."
Author: Samuel R. Delany
17. "In a great number of the cosmogonic myths the world is said to have developed from a great water, which was the prime matter. In many cases, as for instance in an Indian myth, this prime matter is indicated as a solution, out of which the solid earth crystallized out."
Author: Svante Arrhenius
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