We are very wrong to think that some fault or other can exclude virtue, or to consider the alliance of good and evil as a monstrosity or an enigma.
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
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.
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
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
Egoism , which is the moving force of the world, and altruism , which is its morality , these two contradictory instincts , of which one is so plain and the other so mysterious, cannot serve us unless in the incomprehensible Alliance of their irreconcilable antagonism.joseph conrad
Commerce with all nations, Alliance with none, should be our motto.thomas jefferson
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.
The modern poet has no essential Alliance with regular schemes of any sorts.He reserves the right to adapt his rhythm to his mood, to modulate his metre as he progresses. Far from seeking freedom and irresponsibility (implied by the unfortunate term free verse) he seeks a stricter discipline of exact concord of thought and feeling.herbert read
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.
Aspiration, worthy ambition, desires for higher good for good ends all these indicate a soul that recognizes the beckoning hand of the good Father who would call us homeward towards Himself all these are the ground and justification for a Christian discontent; but a murmuring, questioning, fault-finding spirit has direct and sympathetic Alliance with nothing but the infernal.
The new cooperation [between Hezbollah and al-Qaeda] ... includes coordination on explosives and tactics training, money laundering, weapons smuggling and acquiring forged documents, according to knowledgeable sources. This new Alliance, even if informal, has greatly concerned U.S. officials in Washington and intelligence operatives abroad who believe the assets and organization of Hezbollah's formidable militant wing will enable a hobbled al Qaeda network to increase its ability to launch attacks against American targets.
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.