Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations; entangling alliances with none.
Lofty words cannot construct an alliance or maintain it; only concrete deeds can do that.
Marriage is an alliance entered into by a man who can't sleep with the window shut, and a woman who can't sleep with the window open.
Marriage is the alliance of two people, one of whom never remembers birthdays and the other who never forgets them.
To fight the raven you may make alliance with the serpent until the battle is done.
Commerce with all nations, alliance with none, should be our motto.
As soon as my trial was over, we tried to use the energy that had developed around my case to create another organization, which we called the National Alliance against Racist and Political Repression.
We cannot always assure the future of our friends; we have a better chance of assuring our future if we remember who our friends are.
Close alliances with despots are never safe for free states.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
Alliance does not mean love, any more than war means hate
Coalitions though successful have always found this, that their triumph has been brief.
The great rule of conduct for us, in regard to foreign nations, is, in extending our commercial relations, to have with them as little political connection as possible.
So we believed that strategic alliances and partnerships were critical, and we did that for five years.
I know that military alliances and armament have been the reliance for peace for centuries, but they do not produce peace; and when war comes, as it inevitably does under such conditions, these armaments and alliances but intensify and broaden the conflict.
We should see the leadership from the White House setting dates certain for certain goals of achieving greater alliance on alternative and renewable energy sources, but we are not.
Alliances and international organizations should be understood as opportunities for leadership and a means to expand our influence, not as constraints on our power.
An understanding is perhaps better than an alliance, which may stereotype arrangements which cannot be regarded as permanent in view of the changing circumstances from day to day.
The alliance with air Berlin is attractive for me. I can use the whole sales network of the air Berlin and 24 percent of my own airline at air Berlin sold.
Art and Religion are, then, two roads by which men escape from circumstance to ecstasy. Between aesthetic and religious rapture there is a family alliance. Art and Religion are means to similar states of mind.
Trying to rebuild Afghanistan on the cheap has left the country in the hands of warlords and an impotent Northern Alliance puppet regime that runs Kabul and nothing else.
It is our policy to steer clear of permanent alliances with any portion of the foreign world.
The Eucharist engages us unreservedly; it is a pact of love, an alliance signed in the deeper recesses of our being. All our potentialities are called upon to warrant the protection and fulfillment of this pact.
If an enemy has alliances, the problem is grave and the enemy's position strong; if he has no alliances, the problem is minor and the enemy's position weak.
Not only the priceless heritage of our fathers, of our seamen, of our Empire builders is being thrown away in a war that serves no British interests - but our alliance leader Stalin dreams of nothing but the destruction of that heritage of our fathers?
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