Quotationz.com  
| | | | | |
   
All Words Any Word Phrase     Highlight Results

 :: Famous Quotations Topic: Alliances (10 Quotations)

Quotation Bullet

'Tis our true policy to steer clear of permanent alliances with any portion of the foreign world.
~ George Washington

 

Report Error

Quotation Bullet

All who think cannot but see there is a sanction like that of religion which binds us in partnership in the serious work of the world.
~ John Hay

 

Report Error

Quotation Bullet

Alliance. In international politics, the union of two thieves who have their hands so deeply inserted in each other's pockets that they cannot separately plunder a third.
~ Ambrose Bierce

 

Report Error

Quotation Bullet

An alliance is like a chain. It is not made stronger by adding weak links to it. A great power like the United States gains no advantage and it loses prestige by offering, indeed peddling, its alliances to all and sundry. An alliance should be hard diplomatic currency, valuable and hard to get, and not inflationary paper from the mimeograph machine in the State Department.
~ Walter Lippmann

 

Report Error

Quotation Bullet

Coalitions though successful have always found this, that their triumph has been brief.
~ Benjamin Disraeli

 

Report Error

Quotation Bullet

I think that a young state, like a young virgin, should modestly stay at home, and wait the application of suitors for an alliance with her; and not run about offering her amity to all the world; and hazarding their refusal. Our virgin is a jolly one; and tho at present not very rich, will in time be a great fortune, and where she has a favorable predisposition, it seems to me well worth cultivating.
~ Benjamin Franklin

 

Report Error

Quotation Bullet

Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations; entangling alliances with none.
~ Thomas Jefferson

 

Report Error

Quotation Bullet

Union may be strength, but it is mere blind brute strength unless wisely directed.
~ Samuel Butler

 

Report Error

Quotation Bullet

We cannot always assure the future of our friends; we have a better chance of assuring our future if we remember who our friends are.
~ Henry Kissinger

 

Report Error

Quotation Bullet

When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall, one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle.
~ Edmund Burke

 

Report Error

Separator
| |

Copyright ©1999, 2015 Haythum Khalid, All rights reserved worldwide.
Page Generation Time: 24 MilliSeconds.