Declare Quotes

Older men declare war. Bu...

Older men declare war. But it is the youth that must fight and die. ~Herbert Hoover
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"When a stupid man is doing something...

"When a stupid man is doing something he is ashamed of, he always declares that it is his duty." β€” George Bernard Shaw
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"One who has loved is never quite alone, though all the hills declare our solitude. Hav...

"One who has loved is never quite alone, though all the hills declare our solitude. Having known you, I am no more afraid, the essential singleness of blood and bone when dispossessed, comes never in return; one who has loved is never quite alone." --Jane Tyson Clement
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 16
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"Serving in a jury forces a man to make up his mi...

"Serving in a jury forces a man to make up his mind and declare himself about something. Men don't like to do that. Sometimes it's unpleasant" -Harper Lee
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 07
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"The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap betwee...

"The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap between one's real and one's declared aims, one turns as it were instinctively to long words and exhausted idioms, like a cuttlefish spurting out ink." β€” George Orwell
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 16
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"Anybody who watches three game...

"Anybody who watches three games of football in a row should be declared brain dead." β€” Erma Bombeck
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"It is nobler to declare oneself wrong ...

"It is nobler to declare oneself wrong than to insist on being right - especially when one is right." β€” Friedrich Nietzsche
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"We should beware of the demagogues who are willing to declare a trade war...

"We should beware of the demagogues who are willing to declare a trade war against our friends, weakening our economy, our national security, and the entire free world, all while cynically waving the American flag." -Ronald Reagan
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"If our Founding Fathers wanted to care about...

"If our Founding Fathers wanted to care about the rest of the world, they wouldnt have declared their independence from it." - Stephen Colbert
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 15
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"When a stupid man is doing something...

"When a stupid man is doing something he is ashamed of, he always declares that it is his duty." - George Bernard Shaw
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"And I declared that the dead, who had already died, are happier than the li...

"And I declared that the dead, who had already died, are happier than the living, who are still alive. But better than both is the one who has never been born, who has not seen the evil that is done under the sun." - Ecclesiastes 4:2-3
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 21
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"A common man will declare war and then ...

"A common man will declare war and then seek victory. A wise man achieves victory and then declares war." - Sun Tzu, Art of War
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 29
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"The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap betwee...

"The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap between one's real and one's declared aims, one turns as it were instinctively to long words and exhausted idioms, like a cuttlefish spurting out ink." β€” George Orwell
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 31
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"There is no end to the illusions of patriotism. In the first century of our era, Plutarch mocked...

"There is no end to the illusions of patriotism. In the first century of our era, Plutarch mocked those who declared that the Athenian moon is better than the Corinthian moon; Milton, in the seventeenth, observed that God is in the habit of revealing Himself first to His Englishmen..." Borges, 1946
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 12
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To admit that you were wron...

To admit that you were wrong is to declare that you are wiser now than you were before.
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 08
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"if you have to dec...

"if you have to declare yourself king, you're not a king at all"
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 18
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"'You could have died later on,' a soldier said to the body of ...

"'You could have died later on,' a soldier said to the body of one of his companions. 'You could have died after peace had been declared. But, in any case, you were going to die.'" β€”The Alchemist
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The moment you declare a set of ideas to be...

The moment you declare a set of ideas to be immune from criticism, satire, derision, or contempt, freedom of thought becomes impossible.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 28
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β€œThe moment you say that any idea system is sacred, whether it’s a religious belief sys...

β€œThe moment you say that any idea system is sacred, whether it’s a religious belief system or a secular ideology, the moment you declare a set of ideas to be immune from criticism, satire, derision, or contempt, freedom of thought becomes impossible." ― Salman Rushdie,
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 08
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"All plants should be declared legal, and all anima...

"All plants should be declared legal, and all animals for that matter. The notion of illegal plants and animals is obnoxious and ridiculous." - Terence McKenna
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 27
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