Reparations – not just aid – should be provided by those responsible for devastating Iraqi civilian society by cruel sanctions and military actions, and – together with other criminal states – for supporting Saddam Hussein through his worst atrocities and beyond. That is the minimum that honesty requires.
In some cases non-violence requires more militancy than violence.
To declaim freedom verses seems like a poem within a poem; freedom requires guns, it requires arms, but no feet.
No more distressing moment can ever face a British government than that which requires it to come to a hard, fast and specific decision.
In 2008, I was one of millions united for hope and change. As 2010 dawns, change looks to me like more of the same. Instead of peace, we got more war. Instead of health care reform, we have an industry win that requires Americans to buy health insurance without any real cost controls.
Someone has said that it requires less mental effort to condemn than to think.
Consistency requires you to be as ignorant today as you were a year ago.
Whether or not we are religious, respecting others should be seen as just as important as looking out for ourselves, yet it requires discipline to change our bad habits that cause pain to animals.
What the world requires of the Christians is that they should continue to be Christians.
To show the world what long experience gains, requires not courage, though it calls for pains; but at life’s outset to inform mankind is a bold effort of a valiant mind.