Behind the ostensible government sits enthroned an invisible government owing no allegiance and acknowledging no responsibility to the people. To destroy this invisible government, to befoul this unholy alliance between corrupt business and corrupt politics is the ?rst task of statesmanship.
Impenetrable in their dissimulation, cruel in their vengeance, tenacious in their purposes, unscrupulous as to their methods, animated by profound and hidden hatred for the tyranny of man it is as though there exists among them an ever-present conspiracy toward domination, a sort of Alliance like that subsisting among the priests of every country.Denis Diderot
To fight the raven you may make Alliance with the serpent until the battle is done.robert jordan
Tsar Nicholas the Bloody, who has dispersed the First and Second Dumas, who has drowned Russia in blood, enslaved Poland and Finland, and is in Alliance with out and-out reactionaries conducting a policy of stifling the Jews and all “aliens”, the tsar whose loyal friends shot down the workers on the Lena and ruined the peasants to the point of starvation all over Russia that tsar pretends to be the champion of Slav independence and freedom!"
It is the will of God, and we must submit; but I call my God to witness that I have done all that in me lay to save the city, utterly desperate as I knew the attempt to be. When I took in hand the defence of these oppressed Christians, I made an Alliance with the mightiest of all Potentates the God of Hosts, who is able to save us, if He choose.william the silent
During the era of Assad junior… Damascus-Tehran relations have changed from Alliance to blind obedience... The Iranians have found their way into Syria, which is obvious from the size of Iran 's diplomatic mission in Damascus, numbering hundreds of officials!
Alliance, n. In international politics, the union of two thieves who have their hands so deeply inserted in each other's pocket that they cannot separately plunder a third.Ambrose Gwinett Bierce
The real father of the Atlantic Alliance was Stalin. It is he who has the right to a monument in each of our countries.
The Alliance for Progress is an Alliance between one millionaire and many beggars.fidel castro
The programme of the British Labour Party under Neil Kinnock is so wildly irresponsible, so separate and apart from the historic NATO strategy, that I think a Labour government that stood by its present policies and I rather doubt that they would would, if it didn't destroy the Alliance, at least diminish its effective ability to do the task for which it was created.richard perle
It is our true policy to steer clear of permanent Alliance with any portion of the foreign world.
Roy Cohn and Joe McCarthy will be redeemed when the people have taken back their government from the criminal Alliance of Communists, Socialists, New Dealers and the Eisenhower-Dewey Republicans.
Modern Anarcho-Syndicalism is a direct continuation of those social aspirations which took shape in the bosom of the First International and which were best understood and most strongly held by the libertarian wing of the great workers' Alliance.rudolf rocker
Must stay there and also foment war and revolt against England. Doesn't he yet know of the intended Alliance, under which he is to be Commander in Chief?!
My Führer, I know, it is obvious from interrogations for one thing and from evidence I have from my particular field, that there are naturally differences among these unnatural Allies, but please do not be offended if I say that I do not believe the Alliance will split up of itself without our own active intervention. Before that happens we shall be dead or beaten to the ground, and that must not happen — we must do something first.karl wolff
De cette Alliance nouvelle, car jusqu'ici les décors et les costumes, d'une part, la choréographie, d'autre part, n'avaient entre eux qu'un lien factice, il est résulté, dans Parade , une sorte de sur-réalisme.guillaume apollinaire
We stand for an Alliance with all countries without exception.
Ours is a people's democratic dictatorship, led by the working class and based on the worker-peasant Alliance.
This essential coalition between royal military power and often dubious supernatural authority anticipated a similar Alliance between the scientists and mathematical games theorists with the higher agents of government today, and was subject to similar corruptions, miscalculations, and hallucinations.Lewis Mumford
I will repeat then, Sir, that it is not this treaty, it is the Earl of Shelburne alone whom the movers of this question are desirous to wound. This is the object which has raised this storm of faction; this is the aim of the unnatural coalition to which I have alluded. If, however, the baneful Alliance is not already formed, if this ill-omened marriage is not already solemnized, I know a just and lawful impediment, and, in the name of the public safety, I here forbid the banns.
A spectre is haunting Europe the spectre of communism. All the powers of old Europe have entered into a holy Alliance to exorcise this spectre: Pope and Tsar, Metternich and Guizot, French Radicals and German police-spies.
The most authentic Russian Impressionism leaves one perplexed if one compares it with Monet and Pissarro . Here, in the Louvre, before the canvases of Manet, Millet and others, I understood why my Alliance with Russia and Russian art did not take root.
It is the will of God, and we must submit; but I call my God to witness that I have done all that in me lay to save the city, utterly desperate as I knew the attempt to be. When I took in hand the defence of these oppressed Christians, I made an Alliance with the mightiest of all Potentates the God of Hosts, who is able to save us, if He choose.
It [Corinthian League] comprised states, which were each bound to Macedon by bilateral treaties; and it was perfectly natural that they should create a general Alliance under the leadership of the Macedonian king, acting as the spiritual successors of the Hellenic League of 480 BC.
France is... what they call the dominant power of Europe, being incomparably the most powerful at land, that united in a close Alliance with our states, and enjoying the benefit of our trade, there is not the smallest reason to doubt but both will be a sufficient curb upon the naval power of Great Britain.
To destroy this invisible government, to dissolve the unholy Alliance between corrupt business and corrupt politics is the first task of the statesmanship of the day.