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I am not only a pacifist but a militant pacifist. I am willing to fight for peace. Nothing will end war unless the people themselves refuse to go to war.
The pacifist is as surely a traitor to his country and to humanity as is the most brutal wrongdoer.
The quietly pacifist peaceful always die to make room for men who shout.
We were a savage little lot, Liverpool kids, not pacifist or vegetarian or anything. But I feel I've gone beyond that, and that it was immature to be so prejudiced and believe in all the stereotypes.
From pacifist to terrorist, each person condemns violence - and then adds one cherished case in which it may be justified.
I'm really a pacifist.
The absolute pacifist is a bad citizen; times come when force must be used to uphold right, justice and ideals.
Alfred North Whitehead
Everyone's a pacifist between wars. It's like being a vegetarian between meals.
If people have to put labels on me, I'd prefer the first label to be human being, the second label to be pacifist, and the third to be folk singer.
A pacifist will often - at least nowadays - be an internationalist and vice versa. But history shows us that a pacifist need not think internationally.
Christian Lous Lange
There's no way that I could be the president. You can't have a pacifist in the White House... I'm an actor. This is what I do for a living.
Even a pacifist should admire the military virtues.
Cracked was a very short warrior, whereas Marley was a pacifist warrior.
I'm not a pacifist. I was very much for the war against Hitler and I also supported the intervention in Korea, but in this war we went in there to steal Vietnam.
Pacifist propaganda and the resolutions of the parliamentarians encouraged such treaties, and toward the end of the nineteenth century their number had increased considerably.
I'm a pacifist.
I'm not a pacifist. I feel that there are situations where fighting is inescapable, but we don't go looking for those things.
I had to experience how someone beside me suddenly falls over and is dead and the bullet has hit him squarely. I had to experience that quite directly. I wanted it. I'm therefore not a pacifist at all - or am I?
I don't want any romantics to go into the military. I'm not a pacifist. I think we need a military, and the better one we have, the better off we are. I don't want kids going in there thinking that it's John Wayne on Iwo Jima. That's not healthy.
My father, who had lost a brother, fighting on the Austrian side in World War I, was a committed pacifist.
I am a pacifist.
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