Massacres Quotes

Massacres Quotes by Georges Brassens, Robert V. Remini, Banksy, Francois Cavanna, Mark Twain, William Winwood Reade and many others.

Ah, if only a few more massacres would suffice To sort

Ah, if only a few more massacres would suffice To sort it all out once and for all With so many uprisings and so many fallen heads In Paradise we should all be by now! But the wished-for Golden Age is endlessly postponed The gods remain so thirsty, they are insatiable Thus it is death, an endless cycle of death
Georges Brassens
Three Mormon scholars have thoroughly researched one of the most shameful events in Mormon history. They have produced a very detailed, insightful and balanced account of the events leading to the Mountain Meadow Massacre of 9/11, 1857.
Robert V. Remini
The greatest crimes in the world are not committed by people breaking the rules but by people following the rules. It’s people who follow orders that drop bombs and massacre villages.
The great brainwave of the inventors of Christianity: “God is love!” And then? What does it change? You may always preach a god of love to men, they will make use of him to sanctify their villainies and their crimes “for the good fight” as well as the massacres en masse, blessing priests leading the way.
Francois Cavanna
Soap and education are not as sudden as a massacre, but they are more deadly in the long run. Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.
Mark Twain
In Europe itself it is not probable that war will ever absolutely cease until science discovers some destroying force so simple in its administration, so horrible in its effects, that all art, all gallantry, will be at an end, and battles will be massacres which the feelings of mankind will be unable to endure.
William Winwood Reade
War: a massacre of people who don’t know each other for the profit of people who know each other but don’t massacre each other.
Paul Valery
Turks continued their previous policy. They would not stop committing massive and most awful massacres that even Leng Timur would not dare to do.
Valery Bryusov
The civil war in Rwanda and other ethnic massacres were an integral part of US foreign policy, carefully staged in accordance with precise strategic and economic objectives.
Michel Chossudovsky
In Serbia’s case, the unresolved accountability for the Bytyqi brothers massacre needs to be resolved. And we would urge you to give this matter prompt and immediate attention to bring those responsible to justice for this tragedy.
Ben Cardin
Tolerance of Cruelty in any form is a degraded state of mind and soul. When we freely allow the massacre and prolonged torture of defenseless creatures, it increases our receptivity to human cruelty and war and steals our humanity, peace and soul. Very little speeds and greases your way to Hell, like animal cruelty.
Russell Boyd
Soap and education are not as sudden as a massacre, but they are more deadly in the long run.
Mark Twain
In 30 minutes, at high noon, more than 200 civilians are killed. Zionism carries out a massacre in the city of Lydda.
Ari Shavit
Yousef Aid Ahmed has memorized the places where his four brothers’ bodies laid after they were killed by US marines, he said. The family recounts that November day in 2005 and says it was a massacre of the brothers, along with 20 other people, following a roadside bomb in Haditha.
James Mattis
The Chinese leadership hoped that the world would soon forget the Tiananmen Square massacre. Our job in Congress is to ensure that we never forget those who lost their lives in Tiananmen Square that day or the pro-democracy cause for which they fought.
Tom Lantos
To dismiss the current extinction wave on the grounds that extinctions are normal events is like ignoring a genocidal massacre on the grounds that every human is bound to die at some time anyway.
Jared Diamond
Let the massacres remind us to turn down our political volume and venom.
Phillip Adams
I condemn the lack of proper investigation of the massacres and the impunity of those responsible for them.
Alfred-Maurice de Zayas
There is no apology from any Muslim leader for all the massacres of Christians
Dennis Prager
Look,” Percy continued, “I know I’m new here. I know you guys don’t like to mention the massacre in the nineteen eighties-” “He mentioned it!” one of the ghosts whimpered.
Rick Riordan
We absolutely annihilated England. It was a massacre. We beat them 5-4.
Bill Shankly
Blood City III: The Massacre. I’d read the summary of it online, and frankly, it sounded like the directors had just decided to film my life.
James Patterson
Except for the scale of the operation, there was nothing unusual about Hitler’s massacre of the Jews. Genocide’s an old tradition, as human as mother love or cherry pie.
Edward Abbey
The Bible may, indeed does, contain a warrant for trafficking in humans, for ethnic cleansing, for slavery, for bride-price, and for indiscriminate massacre, but we are not bound by any of it because it was put together by crude, uncultured human mammals.
Christopher Hitchens
My wife Kimora once told me while we were watching “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” that it’s a vegetarian movie because the way that the woman was screaming, “Aaaahhh,” and trying to run away is how every animal you eat reacted at the slaughterhouse.
Russell Simmons
The “Texas Chainsaw Massacre” hitchhiker really made people never want to hitchhike again – the hitcher, the show. Hitchhiking is always vaguely sexual.
John Waters
I don’t want people to leave the show being upset. So if I am trying to do a new joke, and sometimes I will talk about things like gun control or hostile massacre and I notice people being upset I will change the direction.
Jim Jefferies
But if anyone so much as threatened them because of what Kaia had once done, she would turn the Slumber Party Massacre into Blood, Bath and Beyond, a documentary by Kaia Skyhawk.
Gena Showalter
The Armenian massacre was the greatest crime of the war.
Theodore Roosevelt
We are all shot through with enough motives to make a massacre, any day of the week that we want to give them their head.
Jacob Bronowski
Many massacres have happened when people yell “surprise”! Pearl Harbor. The Tet Offensive. My uncle’s 50th birthday party. I was there, man! How many more people gotta die?
Christopher Titus
Students of history are horror-struck at the massacres of old; but in the shambles, men are being murdered to-day.
Herman Melville
The Latino military fare badly when they stumble into war with the gringos. But in the torture, murder, and massacre of their own people, they have always performed with brilliance and elan.
Edward Abbey
Social Democratic and trade union organs have approved of the illegal invasion of Belgium, of the massacre of suspected guerrillas, as well as their wives and children, as well as the destruction of their homes in various towns and districts.
Clara Zetkin
We join Armenians around the world as we remember the terrible massacres suffered in 1915-1923 at the hands of the rulers of the Ottoman Empire. The United States responded to this crime against humanity by leading diplomatic and private relief efforts.
George H. W. Bush
One expects decent people to stand up for the good of all. Decent people shut their doors and hide behind them as decent people do. Massacres could never happen if it weren’t for decent people.
Jennifer Donnelly
The public weal requires that men should betray, and lie, and massacre.
Michel de Montaigne
It’s not a weapon, [governments] don’t kill, they don’t conduct massacres, although massacres have been committed and many people were killed, but they stifle religion, they’re afraid probably.
Elie Wiesel
I don’t really watch movies at all. I don’t even think I could name one. Maybe Texas Chainsaw Massacre? I think I’ve seen that, but I definitely don’t have a favorite.
Jermell Charlo
All I know is that you won’t come back until they’re all dead. ‘Eternity.’ Every last one of them. Every man. Every woman. Every child. Global massacre. I dream about that day. A planet of corpses
Grant Morrison
When you defile the pleasant streams,
And the wild bird’s abiding place,
You massacre a million dreams,
And cast your spittle in God’s face
John Drinkwater
The bourgeoisie of the whole world, which looks complacently upon the wholesale massacre after the battle, is convulsed by horror at the desecration of brick and mortar.
Karl Marx
I vividly remember the stories my grandfather told me about the carnage of the First World War, which people tend to forget was one of the worst massacres in human history.
Antonio Tabucchi
Ask a Soviet engineer to design a pair of shoes and he’ll come up with something that looks like the boxes that the shoes came in; ask him to make something that will massacre Germans, and he turns into Thomas “Fscking” Edison.
Neal Stephenson
In Uzbekistan, hundreds of protesters were recently killed under the corrupt regime of President Karimov in what human rights groups are calling a massacre.
Ed Markey
And wherever men are fighting against barbarism, tyranny, and massacre, for freedom, law, and honour, let them remember that the fame of their deeds, even though they themselves be exterminated, may perhaps be celebrated as long as the world rolls round.
Winston Churchill
I don’t have anything against either of the Dead movies, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, none of those movies. If it scares somebody, I think that it is serving a valid purpose. It is doing what the filmmaker intended. But, it is not something that you hand to kids.
Stephen King
I’ve not lived one single day of peace in Colombia, and 90 percent of people here say the same thing. We have gotten used to living in a war – we don’t even react to massacres.
Juan Manuel Santos
In its history, Europe has committed so many massacres and horrors that it should bow its own head in shame.
Desmond Tutu
As long as man continues to be the ruthless destroyer of lower living beings he will never know health or peace. For as long as men massacre animals, they will kill each other.
Throughout all the pain of enslavement and despotism, of inquisition, forced conversion, and massacre, the Jewish people has carried in its heart the yearning for freedom and has given this craving a folk expression which includes every soul in Israel, every single downtrodden pauperized soul!
Berl Katznelson
Old age isn’t a battle; old age is a massacre.
Philip Roth