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Quotes of retaliation

  1. Without forgiveness life is governed by... an endless cycle of resentment and retaliation – Roberto Assagioli
  2. Most terrorists are people deeply concerned by what they see as social, political, or religious injustice and hypocrisy, and the immediate grounds for their terrorism is often retaliation for an action of the United States. – William Blum
  3. States can be deterred by the fear of retaliation non -state organisations cannot by deterred at all. – John Bruton
  4. Retaliation is related to nature and instinct, not to law. Law, by definition, cannot obey the same rules as nature. – Albert Camus
  5. I also played with Jimi Hendrix. Jimi would come down and sit in with Retaliation and we would have a ball. He offered me the gig with him at 20 pounds a week, which at that point, was like 60 bucks. – Aynsley Dunbar
  6. Like all citizens, Ms. McNeill has the right to be free from unlawful employment practices such as sex discrimination and retaliation – John Hawkins
  7. But to cut off relations with an aggressor may often invite retaliation by armed action, and this would, in its turn, make necessary some form of collective self -defence by the loyal members of the League. – Arthur Henderson
  8. Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation The foundation of such a method is love. – Martin Luther King, Jr.
  9. The fundamental problem is that there's no credibility in the judicial system, which is a system that's been completely politicized. This is retaliation and selective repression. – Leopoldo Lopez
  10. I'm a judge. It seemed to me that it was critical to try to take action to stem the criticism and help people understand that in the constitutional framework, it's terribly important not to have a system of retaliation against decisions people don't like. – Sandra Day O'Connor
  11. Unless we repeal the illegal Byrd amendment, American exports will be vulnerable to retaliation and the U. S. will continue to face a difficult task convincing other countries to make their laws comply with international rules. – Jim Ramstad
  12. Obviously this is the world descending into worse and worse standards of targeting civilians both in state violence in Iraq, Gaza and so on and the terrorist retaliation – Clare Short

Usage examples for retaliation

  1. Then, too, he might himself get a lesson in retaliation – Sidonia The Sorceress V1 by William Mienhold
  2. " No Retaliation was his great motto and the rule of his life; and the last words uttered to his son in France were these: " My boy, you will one day go back to Santo Domingo; forget that France murdered your father." – The Art of Public Speaking by Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein
  3. " I don't think they are likely to do anything as a body, but some reckless cowboy may do violence to some Tetong, which will rouse the tribe to retaliation – The Captain of the Gray-Horse Troop by Hamlin Garland
  4. But retaliation comes, for when all the ladies have been questioned the gentleman's turn arrives, and the ladies answer for their partners. – Games For All Occasions by Mary E. Blain
  5. By retaliation we are to understand the injuring of another because he has injured us. – Twenty-Four Short Sermons On The Doctrine Of Universal Salvation by John Bovee Dods
  6. The Spaniards, when they had the upper hand, did not fail to deal out their own pleasure for law; and in like manner, the English, French, and Dutch, when masters, determined their own measure of retaliation – History of the Buccaneers of America by James Burney
  7. They refuse to take water from an Uriya Brahman, probably in retaliation for the refusal of Uriya Brahmans to accept water from an Agharia, though taking it from a Kolta. – The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II by R. V. Russell
  8. They were frequently resigned, by express compact, to the bloody retaliation of the English, without experiencing any assistance from their prince, and his more immediate subjects. – Minstrelsy of the Scottish border (3rd ed) (1 of 3) by Walter Scott
  9. I cannot, sir, while you continue, by taking liberties with the girl, and swearing at the man, to provoke them to retaliation – Roughing it in the Bush by Susanna Moodie
  10. " Revenge and retaliation he remarks in the preface to The Cenci " are pernicious mistakes." – Shelley, Godwin and Their Circle by H. N. Brailsford
  11. In 1588 Hernandarias distinguished himself in the defence of Corrientes against the Indians of Chaco and was the leader in the difficult campaigns undertaken in retaliation – The South American Republics Part I of II by Thomas C. Dawson
  12. However, if we neglect these just and frequent warnings, and continue in a course of wickedness and injustice, do not let us be surprised if Providence thinks fit, at last, to give us a home sting, and to exercise a little retaliation upon us. – Æsop's Fables Embellished with One Hundred and Eleven Emblematical Devices. by Æsop
  13. There was no way to guard against desperate and terrible retaliation by survivors of the first attacked country. – Operation Terror by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
  14. His instinct prompted him to retaliation for by this he sought to check oppression. – The White Squaw by Mayne Reid
  15. They also record the death of Donough O'Gillapatrick, and say that this was a retaliation due to the English; for he had killed, burned, and destroyed many of them. – An Illustrated History of Ireland from AD 400 to 1800 by Mary Frances Cusack
  16. The aim was true, and the man fell dead, while the others started back with surprise at the unexpected retaliation – The Phantom Ship by Captain Frederick Marryat
  17. The expulsion of the Jesuits they naturally looked upon as a suitable retaliation on Rome for the excommunication of the Royal Family; but beyond the intense relief it gave to all, it could not be considered as affecting or materially altering the political situation. – Temporal Power by Marie Corelli
  18. And does it not seem to be the regular and systematic plan of our Government to provoke the retaliation of the Americans, and to show our disregard of their privilege of neutrality and rights of independence; and that we insult them only because we despise them, and despise them only because we do not apprehend their resentment. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  19. What casualties, if any, were inflicted we never heard; we certainly had a number as the result of enemy retaliation by shell fire. – The Fifth Battalion Highland Light Infantry in the War 1914-1918 by F.L. Morrison
  20. The tone of her voice told him that, instead of yielding, she was only bent on retaliation – Baron Trigault's Vengeance Volume 2 (of 2) by Emile Gaboriau

Rhymes for retaliation