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—  Bart Bull
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„As quoted in Aire puro para el amor y la amistad Betancourt, Luis Fernando 7a. reim., p. 165.“

—  Alfonso X of Castile King of Castile 1221 - 1284
Burn old wood, read old books, drink old wines, have old friends. Literal translation. Variant translations: Old wood to burn! Old wine to drink! Old friends to trust! Old authors to read! —Alonso of Aragon was wont to say in commendation of age, that age appeared to be best in these four things. As quoted in Floresta Española de Apothegmas o Sentencias, by Melchior de Santa Cruz (1576), ii. 1. 20. Alonso of Aragon was wont to say in commendation of age, that age appears to be best in four things, — old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read. As quoted in Apothegms (1624) by Francis Bacon, 97.

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„When a nice quote comes to mind, I always attribute it to Montesquieu, or to La Rochefoucauld. They've never complained.“

—  Indro Montanelli Italian journalist 1909 - 2001
cited in Mai dette, ma le ripetiamo sempre Ecco le frasi fantasma della storia http://www.ilgiornale.it/news/mai-dette-ripetiamo-sempre-ecco-frasi-fantasma-storia.html by Luigi Mascheroni, in ', 21 March 2009, p. 22.

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„At this point, here is a parenthesis about the life of the author, which joined the deed to the word: Hélène included to the book on her father, a very short Appendix, "Le devoir d'abolir la guerre", which was taken from the second volume of the Germen works or Spir, and had previously been reproduced, I quote, "in the Jounal de Genève, 15 November 1920, at the time of the maiden Assembly of the United Nations, which Spir has, lately (not long ago, "naguère", Fr.) so much called for (or invite to think about) of all his wishes." ("tant appelée de ses voeux", Fr). The following is a footnote added to this text, that Spir published in the first edition of Recht und Unrecht, in 1879, as an Appendix, under the title of "Considération sur la guerre" - and which was published again in 1931, in Propos sur la guerre. : "To declare (or say) that the establishment of international institutions intended (or used) to settle (or solve) conflicts among people without having recourse to war, this is purely gratuitious affirmation. What sense (or meaning) can it be to declare impossible, something that has been neither wished (or wanted, "voulue", Fr.) seriously, nor tried to put into practice? In truth, there are not any impossibility here, no more of a material order than of a metaphysical order. ("En vérité, il n'y a ici aucun impossibilité, pas plus d'ordre matériel que d'ordre métaphysique", Fr). Supposing that all responsible potentates, ministers and leaders were to be warned (or were given formal notice? - "soient mis en demeure de", Fr.) to agree concerning the establishment (or creation) of international organizations with peaceful workings ("à rouages pacifiques", Fr.), they would not be very long to come to an agreement on the ways and means ("voies et moyens", Fr.) to come to settle the problem. And, indeed, how insoluble could be a problem, that requires nothing else than some good will here and there? It is not a question here of fighting against a terrestrial power, hostile to human beings and independent of their will; it is only for men a matter of overcoming their own passions, et their harmful prejudices. ("En cela", Fr.) In this, would it be more difficult than to kill one's fellow men by the hundred of thousands, de destroy entire (or whole) countries et inflict (or impose) crushing expanses to one own people?"“

—  African Spir Russian philosopher 1837 - 1890
pp. 64-65 - end of parenthesis.

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„Random quotes don't constitute an argument.“

—  Albert Einstein German-born physicist and founder of the theory of relativity 1879 - 1955

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„Sometimes quoted as Carthago delenda est.“

—  Cato the Elder politician, writer and economist (0234-0149) -234 - -149 a.C.
Moreover, I consider that Carthage should be destroyed. Cato was convinced that the security of Rome depended on the annihilation of Carthage and he urged his countrymen to the Third Punic War. Towards the end of his life he ended all of his speeches in the Roman senate with these words.

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