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Mr. Speaker, genocide is the most potent of all crimes against humanity because it is an effort to systematically wipe out a people and a culture as well as individual lives. (Quote by - Jerry Costello)

Thanksgiving is nothing but a toast to genocide. (Quote by - Stephen Evans)

The government lied about inventing the HIV virus as a means of genocide against people of color. The government lied. (Quote by - Jeremiah Wright)

We were not realizing that, with just a machete, you can do a genocide. (Quote by - Boutros Boutros-Ghali)

Moreover, as the leadership of the House confirmed last year, the Administration remains opposed to a congressional resolution on the Armenian Genocide due to Turkish objections. This approach sends absolutely the wrong signal to Turkey and to the rest of the world. (Quote by - Patrick J. Kennedy)

The great crimes of the twentieth century were committed not by money-grubbing capitalists but by dedicated idealists. Lenin, Stalin, and Hitler were contemptuous of money. The passage from the nineteenth to the twentieth century has been a passage from considerations of money to considerations of power. How naive the cliche that money is the root of evil! (Quote by - Eric Hoffer)

Land of opportunity, land for the huddled masses where would the opportunity have been without the genocide of those Old Guard, bristling Indian tribes? (Quote by - Edward Hoagland)

Committing genocide on behalf of an institution generates greater loyalty to it than merely getting people fired from their jobs on its behalf. (Quote by - John McCarthy)

It makes it difficult to decide which to go see, since no film about say, some tragic genocide in Africa is going to get a bad review even if it's poorly made. (Quote by - Terry Zwigoff)

The 20th century taught us how far unbridled evil can and will go when the world fails to confront it. It is time that we heed the lessons of the 20th century and stand up to these murderers. It is time that we end genocide in the 21st century. (Quote by - Allyson Schwartz)

We can make a difference. We can save lives. We can stop the genocide. (Quote by - Kendrick Meek)

For us, genocide was the gas chamber - what happened in Germany. We were not able to realize that with the machete you can create a genocide. (Quote by - Boutros Boutros-Ghali)

The Coalition for International Justice estimated that 450,000 people in Darfur have died since the deadly genocide began some three years ago. (Quote by - Kendrick Meek)

Israel is now sustaining a war for its own existence. A nation defending its citizens against terrorist bombings and a military and diplomatic onslaught by an array of Arab foes is practicing survival, not genocide. (Quote by - Jack Schwartz)

Despite all the lunacy of the last century, all the absurdity of war and genocide, we believe that humans being are rational and are made to seek the truth. (Quote by - Timothy Radcliffe)

Can postmodernism hold the perpetrators of genocide accountable? (Quote by - Catharine MacKinnon)

If President Bush is serious about genocide, an immediate priority is to stop the cancer of Darfur from spreading further, which means working with France to shore up Chad and the Central African Republic. (Quote by - Nicholas D. Kristof)

With faith and courage, generations of Armenians have overcome great suffering and proudly preserved their culture, traditions, and religion and have told the story of the genocide to an often indifferent world. (Quote by - Jerry Costello)

But at the beginning, our definition of the genocide was what happened to Armenia in 1917 or 1919, it's happened to the Jew in Europe, and we were not realizing - In our point of view, they have not the tools to do a genocide. (Quote by - Boutros Boutros-Ghali)

But if Russia is to be part of this larger zone of peace it cannot bring into it its imperial baggage. It cannot bring into it a policy of genocide against the Chechens, and cannot kill journalists, and it cannot repress the mass media. (Quote by - Zbigniew Brzezinski)

The United Nations was founded in the aftermath of World War II, just as the world was beginning to learn the full horrors of history's worst genocide, the Holocaust that consumed 6 million Jews and 3 million others in Europe. (Quote by - Linda Chavez)

Words without deeds violates the moral and legal obligation we have under the genocide convention but, more importantly, violates our sense of right and wrong and the standards we have as human beings about looking to care for one another. (Quote by - Jon Corzine)

I was employed as an investigator and my particular team, we were investigating the role of the business community in the genocide and we identified a bunch of leaders of the business community and I investigated two people. (Quote by - Tony Greig)

You can talk about Holocaust denial, but it's really marginal for the most part. What is compelling about the Armenian genocide, is how it has been forgotten. (Quote by - Atom Egoyan)


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