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If they succeed in creating an inclusive structure in virtually any peaceful form, Iraq succeeds. If they fail, the U.S.-led coalition fails almost regardless of its military success and that of the new Iraqi forces, and Iraq will move towards division, paralysis, civil conflict and/or a new strongman. (Quote by - Anthony Cordesman)

Since the general civilization of mankind, I believe there are more instances of the abridgment of the freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments of those in power than by violent and sudden usurpation. (Quote by - James Madison)

The issue is whether the ultimate civil authority of the United States can tolerate actions in contempt of constitutional lines of authority. Any lessening of civil power over military power must inevitably lead away from democracy. (Quote by - Harold Russell)

Implementing the charter is up to individuals, business and industry leaders and government, Rockefeller said. And as people around the world become more connected to one another through technology, the human race moves toward a civil society. Government will only move toward change when the people demand it, . And with more pressure from civil society and government, business will change. (Quote by - Steven Rockefeller)

It has been well said that tea is suggestive of a thousand wants, from which spring the decencies and luxuries of civilization. (Quote by - Agnes Repplier)

We're still looking at the situation. If it turns out that that there was a crime, we will divert it into a criminal investigation. If it turns out that there were civil violations, then we will divert it into a civil investigation. (Quote by - Donald Wong)

There is a symbolism in the attack. It seems to be an attempt to sow discord when civil society on both sides is showing greater compassion. (Quote by - C. Uday Bhaskar)

The savage bows down to idols of wood and stone, the civilized man to idols of flesh and blood. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

The first requisite of civilization is that of justice. (Quote by - Sigmund Freud)

As a thinker and planner the ant is the equal of any savage race of men; as a self-educated specialist in several arts she is the superior of any savage race of men; and in one or two high mental qualities she is above the reach of any man, savage or civilized!. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

There is held to be no surer test of civilization than the increase per head of the consumption of alcohol and tobacco. Yet alcohol and tobacco are recognizable poisons, so that their consumption has only to be carried far enough to destroy civilization altogether. (Quote by - Havelock Ellis)

Enforced uniformity confounds civil and religious liberty and denies the principles of Christianity and civility. No man shall be required to worship or maintain a worship against his will. (Quote by - Roger Williams)

Selma, it is time for us now to put our civil war and civil rights history in the museum. (Quote by - James Perkins)

He can't proceed with the civility the rules require. All lawyers have to conduct themselves with honesty, integrity and civility. This isn't a street fight. (Quote by - Jim Smith)

Religion has not civilized man, man has civilized religion. (Quote by - Robert Green Ingersoll)

For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move; to feel the needs and hitches of our life more nearly; to come down off this feather-bed of civilization, and find the globe granite underfo. (Quote by - Robert Louis Stevenson)

Anyone can be a barbarian; it requires a terrible effort to remain a civilized man. (Quote by - Leonard Sidney Woolf)

It's whether you can raise a claim under civil rights, a civil action, versus the typical way to challenge these things. (Quote by - Carolyn Snurkowski)

Judaism is a civilization. It has history, culture, literature. It has jokes, . Part of any civilization is its religious beliefs, and so part of Judaism is the religion of the Jew, but they are not the same thing. We're looking at the ways in which a person who is Jewish by birth, civilization, culture, context and family may look at things differently from the way a person who is Catholic and lives down the road may see them. (Quote by - Charles Isbell)

Imagination has brought mankind through the dark ages to its present state of civilization. Imagination led Columbus to discover America. Imagination led Franklin to discover electricity. (Quote by - L. Frank Baum)

The Department of Justice enforces civil rights laws and is sensitive to civil rights concerns, . The president thinks John Ashcroft is a man of integrity. He is a good man and he will enforce the civil rights laws. He said he talked to John Ashcroft about this when selecting him. (Quote by - Ari Fleischer)

We in New York chose effective law enforcement and disregarded the respect for civil rights and civil liberties. We chose the former over the latter. That was a colossal error in judgment. (Quote by - Norman Siegel)

It is, indeed, a remarkable circumstance that when Western civilization discovers Relativity it applies it to the manufacture of atom-bombs, whereas Oriental civilization applies it to the development of new states of consciousness. (Quote by - Frederic Spiegelberg)

We will now celebrate Coretta Scott King as though the civil rights movement is finished and the mission has been accomplished, but the work is not done. We should be very respectful of and encouraged by the substantial progress that has been made. But in no way, shape or form should we conclude that the civil rights mission is complete. (Quote by - Bruce Gordon)

Every area in the country is subject to some kind of disaster - flood, hurricane, earthquake, to name a few. Even man-made disasters - oil spill, civil unrest, fire - can devastate the surrounding neighborhood and economy. Even though an area has never been damaged before, there is no guarantee that it will not happen tomorrow. (Quote by - Carol Chastang)

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