John Orr

John Orr

English teacher, doctor, social activist, Nobel Peace Prize for 1949.
Science has produced such powerful weapons that in a war between great powers there would be neither victor nor vanquished. Both would be overwhelmed in destruction.More John Orr quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
As we have seen, the wireless and the airplane have made the world so small and nations so dependent on each other that the only alternative to war is the United States of the World.More John Orr quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Some wars have been due to the lust of rulers for power and glory, or to revenge to wipe out the humiliation of a former defeat.More John Orr quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Empires won by conquest have always fallen either by revolt within or by defeat by a rival.More John Orr quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When the fabric of society is so rigid that it cannot change quickly enough, adjustments are achieved by social unrest and revolutions.More John Orr quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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Jennifer Lawrence Teenagers only have to focus on themselves - its not until we get older that we realize that other people exist. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Dennis Hopper To make a documentary is one thing, to make a feature film is quite another. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Sidney Sheldon The foolish think the Eagle weak, and easy to bring to heel. The Eagle's wings are silken, but its claws are made of steel. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Daniel H. Pink We have in our head something called story grammar. We see the world as a series of episodes rather than logical propositions... In our serious society, storytelling is seen as being soft. But people process the world through story. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Brigitte Bardot Women get more unhappy the more they try to liberate themselves. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More