"I have declared that patience is never more than patient. I too have declared, that I who am not patient am patient."
"War should only be declared by the authority of the people, whose toils and treasures are to support its burdens, instead of the government which is to reap its fruits."
"The Cold War was over long before it was officially declared dead."
"Many writers upon the science of political economy have declared that it is the duty of a nation first to encourage the creation of wealth and second, to direct and control its distribution. All such theories are delusive."
"Most of the things worth doing in the world had been declared impossible before they were done."
"Climate change was a point of division between Obama and Republican rival Mitt Romney. The president declared climate change a global threat, acknowledged that the actions of humanity were deepening the crisis, and pledged to do something about it if elected."
"Every art and every inquiry, and similarly every action and choice, is thought to aim at some good and for this reason the good has rightly been declared to be that at which all things aim."
"Our government declared that it is conducting some kind of great reforms. In reality, no real reforms were begun and no one at any point has declared a coherent programme."
"Men and women were declared equal one morning and everybody could divorce each other by postcard."
"With those attacks, the terrorists and their supporters declared war on the United States. And war is what they got."