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Jesus Christ

"He who lives by the sword, dies by the sword." Jesus Christ
The Bible, The Gospel according to Matthew, Chapter 26, verse 52 The King James Version translation reads, "Then said Jesus unto him, Put up again thy sword into his place: for all they that take the sword shall perish with the sword," and was spoken to Peter. Add Category or Author

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"The pen is mightier than the sword." Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Richelieu (1839), Act ii, Scene ii From a play about Cardinal Richelieu, the scene continues, "The arch-enchanters wand! — itself a nothing! — But taking sorcery from the master-hand To paralyse the Cæsars, and to strike The loud earth breathless! — Take away the sword — States can be saved without it!" Here the author shows us that violence is not necessary for radical govermental change. Add Category or Author

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Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The triumphs of peace have been in some proximity to war. Whilst the hand was still familiar with the sword-hilt, whilst the habits of the camp were still visible in the port and complexion of the gentleman, his intellectual power culminated; the compression and tension of these stern conditions is a training for the finest and softest arts, and can rarely be compensated in tranquil times, except by some analogous vigor drawn from occupations as hardy as war." Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Abraham Lincoln

"But in a larger sense we cannot dedicate, we cannot consecrate, we cannot hallow this ground. The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it far above our poor power to add or detract." Abraham Lincoln
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Abraham Lincoln

"Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation, or any nation so conceived and so dedicated, can long endure. We are met on a great battle-field of that war. We have come to dedicate a portion of that field, as a final resting place for those who here gave their lives that that nation might live. It is altogether fitting and proper that we should do this." Abraham Lincoln
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Mahatma Gandhi

"It is open to a war resister to judge between the combatants and wish success to the one who has justice on his side. By so judging he is more likely to bring peace between the two than by remaining a mere spectator." Mahatma Gandhi
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"No country has suffered so much from the ruins of war while being at peace as the American." Edward Dahlberg
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Albert Einstein

"We must be prepared to make heroic sacrifices for the cause of peace that we make ungrudgingly for the cause of war. There is no task that is more important or closer to my heart." Albert Einstein
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Jack Handey
Birth: 1949-02-05

"Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes. That way when you criticize them, you are a mile away from them and you have their shoes."

Jack Handey is best known for his extensive collection of surrealistic one liners known as "Deep Thoughts" and his "My Big Thick Novel" shorts. Born in Texas, Handey started his career as a reporter, but was fired for offending local car dealerships. He landed his first comedy gig as a writer for Saturday Night Live. He eventually became co-producer of the show. His "Deep Thoughts by Jack Handey" started in 1991 when he began to reading them on the air. It quickly gained an audience that liked its bizarre situations and unexpected twists, such as "If trees could scream, would we be so …



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