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To tax the community for the advantage of a class is not protection: it is plunder.
Alliance - in international politics, the union of two thieves who have their hands so deeply inserted in each other's pockets that they cannot separately plunder a third.
To plunder, to slaughter, to steal, these things they misname empire; and where they make a wilderness, they call it peace.
But that the people are stronger than the government, and will resist in extreme cases, our governments would be little or nothing else than organized systems of plunder and oppression.
Surely the best way to meet the enemy is head on in the field and not wait till they plunder our very homes.
Dictators cause the world's worst problems: all the collapsed states, and all the devastated economies. All the vapid cases of corruption, grand theft, and naked plunder of the treasury are caused by dictators, leaving in their wake trails of wanton destruction, horrendous carnage and human debris.
'Reform' is pillage and plunder if you're against it, and it's good government if you're for it.
Support a compatriot against a native, however the former may blunder or plunder.
Richard Francis Burton
Not addicted to gluttony or drunkenness, this people who incur no expense in food or dress, and whose minds are always bent upon the defence of their country, and on the means of plunder, are wholly employed in the care of their horses and furniture.
The roads are filled with armed robbers, and murders for mere plunder are of daily occurrence.
John White Geary
I think in a sense this is a house that was built on a bad foundation. And the foundation was the Americans coming here and allowing the sacking, burning and plunder of Baghdad, for whatever reason.
Jon Lee Anderson
I want it understood that all these men fought for principle, not for plunder, and that they were true-hearted, honorable soldiers, fighting for what they esteemed was a righteous cause.
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