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Total Quotes : 21
Financial Tribe

Creditor. One of a tribe of savages dwelling beyond the Financial Straits and dreaded for their desolating incursions.

- Ambrose Bierce

Myself Other

Savage, despicable evil. That's what we were fighting in Iraq. That's why a lot of people, myself included, called the enemy 'savages.' There really was no other way to describe what we encountered there.

- Chris Kyle

Death Country

We were then in a dangerous, helpless situation, exposed daily to perils and death amongst savages and wild beasts, not a white man in the country but ourselves.

- Daniel Boone

Practice Which

Heaven can never countenance the barbarous and unmanly practice of the Britons in America, which savages would blush at, and which, if not discontinued, will soon be retaliated on Britain by a justly enraged people.

- John Paul Jones

Call Ours

Savages we call them because their manners differ from ours.

- Benjamin Franklin

Which Practical

The theoretical understanding of the world, which is the aim of philosophy, is not a matter of great practical importance to animals, or to savages, or even to most civilised men.

- Bertrand Russell

Generation New

Each new generation is a fresh invasion of savages.

- Hervey Allen

Somali Paints

The film 'Black Hawk Down' paints the Somali people as wild savages.

- Brendan Sexton III

Mob Like

When I was on 'Complete Savages,' the cast sometimes found themselves running from a mob of girls. There is nothing quite like that.

- Jason Dolley

Strong Been

All men, even those we call savages, have been so tormented by the passion for strong drinks, that limited as their capacities were, they were yet able to manufacture them.

- Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

Missionaries Were

The missionaries go forth to Christianize the savages - as if the savages weren't dangerous enough already.

- Edward Abbey

Bombs Atom

The savages don't have atom bombs.

- Friedrich Durrenmatt

Role Movie

I did a movie called 'The Savages' with Laura Linney and Phillip Seymour Hoffman, where I played a nurse, and it showed me in a different role from what I played on 'The Wire.' It showed my range as an actor.

- Gbenga Akinnagbe

Readiness Directed

I directed the men in our barque to approach near the savages, and hold their arms in readiness to do their duty in case they notice any movement of these people against us.

- Samuel de Champlain

Here Been

You and I probably wouldn't be here if our ancestors hadn't been greedy savages.

- Mark Pagel

Children Memoir

Life Among the Savages is a disrespectful memoir of my children.

- Shirley Jackson

Indians John Wayne

In the John Wayne movies, the Indians were savages that were trying to scalp you. That culture has really suffered because of the stereotype you see in those westerns.

- Ricky Schroder

Having Civilized

Civilized men are more discourteous than savages because they know they can be impolite without having their skulls split, as a general thing.

- Robert E. Howard

Rules Them

We've got to have rules and obey them. After all, we're not savages. We're English, and the English are best at everything.

- William Golding

Which Could

The lands granted were in the occupancy of savages and situated in a wilderness, of which the government had never taken possession, and of which it could not with its own citizens ever have taken possession.

- William H. Wharton

Society Polished

The toute ensemble was such as to make polished society blush, when compared with these savages.

- Zebulon Pike