South African Wars 1879���1915 Military Conflicts Anglo-zulu War 1879

Famous quotes containing the words military, war, conflicts, south, african and/or wars:

    “My ancestors were all famous for military genius.”
    My Lady smiled graciously. “It often runs in families,” she remarked: “just as a love for pastry does.”
    Lewis Carroll [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson] (1832–1898)

    Since the war nothing is so really frightening not the dark not alone in a room or anything on a road or a dog or a moon but two things, yes, indigestion and high places they are frightening.
    Gertrude Stein (1874–1946)

    Not all conflicts between siblings are good, of course. A child who is repeatedly humiliated or made to feel insignificant by a brother or sister is learning little except humiliation and shame.
    Lawrence Kutner (20th century)

    If you are one of the hewers of wood and drawers of small weekly paychecks, your letters will have to contain some few items of news or they will be accounted dry stuff.... But if you happen to be of a literary turn of mind, or are, in any way, likely to become famous, you may settle down to an afternoon of letter-writing on nothing more sprightly in the way of news than the shifting of the wind from south to south-east.
    Robert Benchley (1889–1945)

    We live in a highly industrialized society and every member of the Black nation must be as academically and technologically developed as possible. To wage a revolution, we need competent teachers, doctors, nurses, electronics experts, chemists, biologists, physicists, political scientists, and so on and so forth. Black women sitting at home reading bedtime stories to their children are just not going to make it.
    Frances Beale, African American feminist and civil rights activist. The Black Woman, ch. 14 (1970)

    America is addicted to wars of distraction.
    Barbara Ehrenreich (b. 1941)