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They want to intensify violence; they want to, on occasion, cause civil strife and civil war in Iraq. Iraqis want to succeed like people everywhere. (Quote by - Zalmay Khalilzad)

We believe that civilization has been created under the pressure of the exigencies of life at the cost of satisfaction of the instincts. (Quote by - Sigmund Freud)

If this is not civil war, then God knows what civil war is. (Quote by - Iyad Allawi)

Look, I am a Palestinian elected representative from Jericho. If a Palestinian wants to sell his fruit anywhere in the West Bank, he goes to the Israeli civil administration. If a Palestinian sick person wants to leave a hospital, he goes through the Israeli civil administration. Nobody can leave or enter my constituency without Israeli permission. Israel is, in effect, resuming the occupation. (Quote by - Saeb Erakat)

I expect that Woman will be the last thing civilized by Man. (Quote by - George Meredith)

A declining civil aircraft book-to-bill ratio is set to drive down civil aerospace stock valuations later in 2006. Meanwhile, other negative issues are developing, including a loss of market share, the cost of a grossed-up balance sheet, input costs and the pension deficit. (Quote by - Panmure Gordon)

The first part of the civil war was really fought between white people. The second part of the civil war was the Civil Rights Movement, fought between blacks and the greater establishment. (Quote by - Rev. Greg Grady)

While civilization has been improving our houses, it has not equally improved the men who are to inhabit them. It has created palaces, but it was not so easy to create noblemen and kings. (Quote by - Henry David Thoreau)

Our civilization is founded on the shambles, and every individual existence goes out in a lonely spasm of helpless agony. If you protest, my friend, wait till you arrive there yourself!. (Quote by - William James)

It was the Law of the Sea, they said. Civilization ends at the waterline. Beyond that, we all enter the food chain, and not always right at the top. (Quote by - Hunter S. Thompson)

Young people don't know what it feels like to be in those kinds of struggles, . I mean, they've got their own struggles, now -- lack of education, lack of opportunity, lack of respect. But in the civil rights movement, people were willing to die, get bitten by dogs, hosed. That was the difference. Our challenge is: How should the civil rights movement look in the 21st century?. (Quote by - Lennox Yearwood)

Evolution made civilization steward of this planet. A hundred thousand years later, the steward stood before evolution not helper but destroyer, not healer but parasite. So evolution withdrew its gift, passed civilization by, rescued the planet from intelligence and handed it to love. (Quote by - Richard Bach)

This isn't shaping up to be just a civil war - it's worse than that. It's a war of all against all. What we have is a security vacuum that has given rise to various different forces fighting each other for control . it's much more fractured than a civil war. (Quote by - Toby Dodge)

Civilization... wrecks the planet from seafloor to stratosphere. (Quote by - Richard Bach)

Perfection will never truly complete without efforts to improve ourself in achieving the highest culture and civilization. (Quote by - AK)

She gave the essence of civility to the struggle for equality in this country and kept alive the principles of fairness, equity and justice for which she, her husband, and their partners in struggle stood. The true measure of achievement is how many others we lift up along with us, and Mrs. King more than met that measure. (Quote by - David Dinkins)

I should mention that the Civil War in Trans Mississippi is the most neglected part of our Civil War history. It's a story that needs to be told. (Quote by - Jim Campi)

Judge Roberts' civil rights record and views remained the most controversial and unexplained part of his record when the Judiciary Committee hearing concluded, just as his civil rights record and views had been the most controversial part of his record when the hearing began. (Quote by - Mel Watt)

In our glorious fight for civil rights, we must guard against being fooled by false slogans, as 'right-to-work.' It provides no 'rights' and no 'works.' Its purpose is to destroy labor unions and the freedom of collective bargaining. We demand this fraud be stopped. (Quote by - Martin Luther King Jr.)

Civilization is the process of reducing the infinite to the finite. (Quote by - Oliver Wendall Holmes)

Anglo-Saxon civilization has taught the individual to protect his own rights; American civilization will teach him to respect the rights of others. (Quote by - William Jennings Bryan)

I have unwittingly ruined my country. A great industrial nation is controlled by it's system of credit. We have come to be one of the worst ruled, one of the most completely controlled and dominated Governments in the civilized world, NO longer a Government by free opinion, NO longer a Government of conviction and vote of the majority, but, a Government by opinion and the duress of a small group of dominant men. (Quote by - Woodrow T. Wilson)

My idea of our civilization is that it is a shoddy, poor thing and full of cruelties, vanities, arrogances, meannesses and hypocrisies. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

Civilization ceases when we no longer respect and no longer put into their correct places the fundamental values, such as work, family and country such as the individual, honor and religion. (Quote by - R. P. Lebret)

We may live without friends; we may live without books, But civilized men cannot live without cooks. (Quote by - Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton)

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