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1. "It will be a war of national liberation. We believe the people reject totalitarianism."
Author: Ahmed Chalabi
2. "It is also asserted that the election settled the matters of the war and the torture of prisoners. These are dead issues that no longer need be addressed."
Author: Andrew Greeley
3. "George W. Bush and his administration embarked on a full-scale assault on civil liberties, human rights and the rule of law, walking away from his international obligations, tearing up international treaties, protocols and UN conventions."
Author: Bianca Jagger
4. "I'm just a loud Irish guy."
Author: Bill O'Reilly
5. "The Pakistani government under Musharraf is a strong and key player in the global war on terrorism, and their contribution has been second to none."
Author: Cofer Black
6. "I went to live in Barcelona in 1975, when I was twenty. Even before I went there, I knew more about the Spanish Civil War than I did about the Irish Civil War. I liked Barcelona, and then I grew to like a place in the Catalan Pyrenees called the Pillars, especially an area between the village of Flavors and the high mountains around it."
Author: Colm Toibin
7. "Before I met No I thought that violence meant shouting and hitting and war and blood. Now I know that there can also be violence in silence and that it's sometimes invisible to the naked eye. There's violence in the time that conceals wounds, the relentless succession of days, the impossibility of turning back the clock. Violence is whatescapes us. It's silent and hidden. Violence is what remains inexplicable, what stays forever opaque."
Author: Delphine De Vigan
8. "Nevertheless, China was unfortunately unable to understand Japan's real position, and it is greatly to be regretted that the Sino-Japanese War became one of long duration."
Author: Hideki Tojo
9. "1776: A declaration of the Parlement of Paris:The first rule of justice is to conserve for each individual that which belongs to him. This is a fundamental rule of natural law, human rights and civil government; a rule which consists not only in maintaining the rights of property, but also those rights vested in the individual and derived from prerogatives of birth and social position."
Author: Hilary Mantel
10. "Man nie zur Gänze erkunden konnte, ein Labyrinth, in dem er und seine Freunde sich für immer verirren konnten. Doch diese Zeiten waren seit mehr als dreißig Jahren vorbei. Holston hatte das Gefühl, seine Kindheit läge zwei, drei Leben zurück und gehöre zu jemand anderem. Nicht zu ihm. Er war sein Leben lang Polizist gewesen, das wog schwer und"
Author: Hugh Howey
11. "The virtue of the civil partnerships scheme lay in the attempt to treat the needs of gay and lesbian couples as what they are, not to bundle them into some other category."
Author: John Sentamu
12. "I broke down while at Oxford, was rejected by a record number of medical tribunals during the War, and finally got permission to leave Oxford and do civilian work till the War ended."
Author: Leonard Alfred George Strong
13. "We've trained and trained for a reason: to be better at the craft of war than our enemy, to use our skill to perform the mission, and to accept the risks. As American warriors, it's our obligation to protect the innocent. And that means, sometimes, that we're the ones who need to be put on the disadvantaged side of the threat cycle."
Author: Marcus Luttrell
14. "Like the Founders, the Conservative also recognizes in society a harmony of interests, as Adam Smith put it, and rules of cooperation that have developed through generations of human experience and collective reasoning that promote the betterment of the individual and society. This is characterized as ordered liberty, the social contract, or the civil society."
Author: Mark R. Levin
15. "You think that religion is a thing that is there to help you and to see you through life, and then you wake up one morning and find the entire Irish situation, the civil war that's based on religion."
Author: Midge Ure
16. "One man can not wage a war alone. Therefore if humanity stops agreeing to go to war; there will be only peace."
Author: Richard Kevin Hartley
17. "Every person you meet is waging his or her own war against a callous universe that is plotting against them."
Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
18. "This is what songs do, even dumb pop songs: they remind us that emotions are not an inconvenient and vaguely embarrassing aspect of the human enterprise but its central purpose. They make us feel specific things we might never have felt otherwise. Every time I listen to "Sunday Bloody Sunday," for instance, I feel a pugnacious righteousness about the fate of the Irish people. I hear that thwacking military drumbeat and Bono starts wailing about the news he heard today and I'm basically ready to enlist in the IRA and stomp some British Protestant Imperialist Ass, hell yes, bring on the fucking bangers and mash and let's get this McJihad started."
Author: Steve Almond
19. "What if he just bombs everyone again?" Ian asks, breaking the silence. "Just like he did with Omega Point?""He won't," Warner says to him. "He's too arrogant, and this war has become personal. He'll want to toy with us. He'll want to draw this out as long as possible. He is a man who has always been fascinated by the idea of torture. This is going to be fun for him.""Yeah, that's making me feel real good," Kenji says. "Thanks for the pep talk.""Anytime," Warner says."
Author: Tahereh Mafi
20. "Forty-three years old, and the war occurred half a lifetime ago, and yet the remembering makes it now. And sometimes remembering will lead to a story, which makes it forever. That's what stories are for. Stories are for joining the past to the future. Stories are for those late hours in the night when you can't remember how you got from where you were to where you are. Stories are for eternity, when memory is erased, when there is nothing to remember except the story."
Author: Tim O'Brien
21. "The chief fruit of the First World War was the Russian Revolution and the rise of Communism as a national power."
Author: Whittaker Chambers

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