Appeasement Quotes

Quotes tagged as "appeasement" (showing 1-12 of 12)
Winston S. Churchill
“An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last.”
Winston S. Churchill

“If we want to give oxygen and content to our life, let us bypass the flamboyant bells and whistles of shallow pursuits and take delight in the appeasement of the emotional windfalls that crop up when we encounter the ‘others’ and engage in new mental adventures. ("Transcendental journey" )”
Erik Pevernagie

Criss Jami
“People don't care about being duped as long as they're happy, which is the shortest form of happiness; hence 'self-duprication' becomes a habit.”
Criss Jami, Killosophy

Winston S. Churchill
“And do not suppose that this is the end. This is only the beginning of the reckoning. This is only the first sip, the first foretaste of a bitter cup which will be proffered to us year by year unless by a supreme recovery of moral health and martial vigour, we arise again and take our stand for freedom as in the olden time.”
Winston S. Churchill

Criss Jami
“When you're appeasing too much, you might be egotistically over-estimating everyone's need for your approval.”
Criss Jami, Killosophy

Criss Jami
“Assuming what people want is about as controlled as using fireworks to start a fire.”
Criss Jami, Healology

Criss Jami
“Pretentiousness isn't always just big words and meaningless jargon, but also pretty words that either when put into action don't mean beans or hurt you in the long run. Oftentimes, the former appeals to the intellect whereas the latter appeals to the heart.”
Criss Jami, Killosophy

Criss Jami
“What decent philosopher was ever an appeaser? The former is a rare catch among the multitudes of modern opinionists. His role is to be one who loves truth. That is a place where his love for humanity is more powerful than his love for hot air about empowering humanity.”
Criss Jami, Killosophy

Angela Merkel
“The Russian contribution to peace in Ukraine is not sufficient. [German Chancellor commenting on 2014 Russian military intervention in Ukraine and annexation of Crimea]”
Angela Merkel

Klaus Mann
“M. Larue almost fell upon the neck of Höfgen, so delighted was he to see him again. "Oh, oh, mon très cher ami! Enchanté - charmed to see you again." There was a shaking of hands and cordial laughter. Wasn't it a pleasure for M. Larue to live in the new Germany? Wasn't his new love in his well-fitting SS uniform much prettier than any of those dirty Communist youths in days gone by? Bonsoir, mon cher, I am utterly delighted - long live the Führer. That very evening, Larue insisted, he would send a report to Paris saying how happy and peace-loving everyone was in Berlin. No one has any wicked, aggressive thoughts.”
Klaus Mann, Mephisto

“Cooler heads prevail while things spin completely out of control.”
Clifford Cohen

Criss Jami
“In the heart of appeasement there's the fear of rejection, and in acts of fear there are mirrors of oppression.”
Criss Jami, Healology