„Improv time is over. This is crunch time. Iraq will be won or lost in the next few months. But it won't be won with high rhetoric. It will be won on the ground in a war over the last mile.“

—  Thomas Friedman, New York Times (28 November 2004) "The Last Mile".
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„The cold war is over; Japan won.“

—  Paul Tsongas American politician 1941 - 1997
As quoted in "The 1992 Campaign : Campaign Memo; Voters Want Candidates To Take a Reality Check" by Maureen Dowd in The New York Times (17 February 1992) http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9E0CEFDB123BF934A25751C0A964958260&sec=&spon=&pagewanted=all


„The War on Drugs is over. Drugs won.“

—  L. Neil Smith American writer 1946
Context: The War on Drugs is over. Drugs won. It's time to stop wasting money, destroying lives, grinding up the Bill of Rights, and giving greater and greater power to the jackbooted thugs, in an unnecessary and futile attempt to enforce one group's ideas about what chemicals and vegetables some other group ought to manufacture, cultivate, distribute, purchase, possess, and consume. Repeal the drug laws, and prices will drop a thousandfold, driving most participants out of the business. "The Brontosaurus in the Broom Closet".

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„The United States never lost a war or won a conference.“

—  Will Rogers American humorist and entertainer 1879 - 1935
Remark after the Versailles Peace Conference, as quoted in Wit and Wisdom (1936) edited by Jack Lait

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„Most wars are not won in a single battle,“

—  Ted Cruz American politician 1970
Context: Most wars are not won in a single battle, what I’m looking forward to is changing the course this country is on. I don’t know if that happens in this election cycle or not. In an interview with 's Off Message podcast. http://www.politico.com/story/2016/07/ted-talks-hes-not-ready-to-endorse-yet-225690 (July 18, 2016)

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