quote by Ho Chi Minh

Military action without politics is like a tree without a root.

— Ho Chi Minh

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I am up and about when I am ill, and in the most appalling weather.

I am on horseback when other men would be flat out on their beds, complaining. We are made for action, and activity is the sovereign remedy for all physical ills.


Military action quote One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you'v
One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you've always wanted. Do it now.

Every dollar that we send in State Department aid or humanitarian aid that saves us from having to get involved with very expensive military actions is a good investment. And frankly, helping Israel fight terrorism in the Middle East is much cheaper than us fighting it here on our shores.

Military action quote Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest ste
Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tip top if you must, but take the step.
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The nature of encounter operations required of the commanders limitless initiative and constant readiness to take the responsibility for military actions.

Congressmen who willfully take action during wartime that damages morale and undermine the military are saboteurs and should be arrested, exiled, or hung

Putting together a counter- terrorism policy, it's very easy to look at law enforcement or defense, military action or stopping the money flows or whatever, but the really difficult part is integrating all aspects of the policy, and I think she put a lot of emphasis on that.


Military action quote It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.

The lion who breaks the enemy's ranks is a minor hero compared to the lion who overcomes himself.

As regards Hillary C;inton's foreign policy actions and the powerful vested interests she seems gleefully beholden to, including all the biggest players in the military-industrial complex, I feel that she would be no better an actor on the world stage than Trump and whatever coalition of managers he might cobble together.

A military mindset is objectively analyzing a planned course of action and anticipating the likely consequences before you take that action.

Military action quote Sometimes there is no next time, no time-outs, no second chances. Sometimes it's
Sometimes there is no next time, no time-outs, no second chances. Sometimes it's now or never.

If military action in Iraq is launched without a new U.N. resolution, Canada will not participate.

Citizens ... should be practitioners of civic virtue in their conduct toward government. They should be ever willing to fulfill the duties of citizenship. This includes compulsory duties like military service and the numerous voluntary actions they must take if they are to preserve the principle of limited government through citizen self-reliance.


I can't accept collective responsibility for the decision to commit Britain now to military action in Iraq without international agreement or domestic support.

Military action quote Success doesn't come from what you do occasionally, but what you do consistently
Success doesn't come from what you do occasionally, but what you do consistently.

The real threat to U.S. military power is nuclear proliferation, because if every little country has nuclear weapons it becomes very tricky for the United States to engage in military action.

But, as you have intimated, I am among those who would be very wary of any military action in the light of Saddam Hussein's willingness to allow the weapons inspectors to go in.

Prisoner of War guard companies, or an equivalent organization, should be as far forward as possible in action to take over prisoners of war, because troops heated with battle are not safe custodians. Any attempt to rob or loot prisoners of war by escorts must be dealt strictly with.

Military action quote Do what you feel in your heart to be right, for you’ll be criticized anyways.
Do what you feel in your heart to be right, for you’ll be criticized anyways.

To be deeply committed to negotiations, to be opposed to a particular war or military action, is not only considered unpatriotic, it also casts serious doubt on one's manhood.


So while I will never minimize the costs involved in military action, I am convinced that a failure to act in Libya would have carried a far greater price for America.

No candidate can win a presidential race advocating gay marriage and opposing the military action in Iraq.

Military action quote Self-control is strength. Calmness is mastery. You have to get to a point where
Self-control is strength. Calmness is mastery. You have to get to a point where your mood doesn't shift based on the insignificant actions of someone else. Don't allow others to control the direction of your life. Don't allow your emotions to overpower your intelligence.

Right now, where do we stand? Well right at the Russian border, both sides have been taking provocative actions, both sides are building up military forces. NATO forces are carrying out maneuvers hundreds of yards from the Russian border, the Russian jets are buzzing American jets. Anything could blow up in a minute.

Some members, like Britain and France, are ready, willing and able to take action in Libya or Mali. Others are uncomfortable with the use of military force. Let's welcome that diversity, instead of trying to snuff it out.

I found it peculiar that those who wanted to take military action could - with 100 per cent certainty - know that the weapons existed and turn out to have zero knowledge of where they were.


Military action quote The world is not dangerous because of those who do harm but because of those who
The world is not dangerous because of those who do harm but because of those who look at it without doing anything.

I am encouraged President Obama now says he will fulfill his constitutional obligation to seek authorization for any potential military action in Syria. This is the most important decision any President or any Senator must make, and it deserves vigorous debate

There was in the House only one dissenting vote, from Barbara J.

Lee, a Democrat from California, who warned that military action could not guarantee the safety of the country and that 'as we act, let us not become the evil we deplore.

The issue is whether the ultimate civil authority of the United States can tolerate actions in contempt of constitutional lines of authority. Any lessening of civil power over military power must inevitably lead away from democracy.

Military action quote No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.

I do not support individual countries taking military action against another country because of its human rights record, or subsequently justifying taking such action on human rights grounds.

Reparations - not just aid - should be provided by those responsible for devastating Iraqi civilian society by cruel sanctions and military actions, and - together with other criminal states - for supporting Saddam Hussein through his worst atrocities and beyond. That is the minimum that honesty requires.


There is always hazard in military activity, but we must decide between the positive loss of inactivity and the risk of action.

Military action quote Nothing happens, until something moves.
Nothing happens, until something moves.

Our arms must be mighty ... ready for instant action, so that no potential aggressor may be tempted to risk his own destruction

Air power can either paralyze the enemy's military action or compel him to devote to the defense of his bases and communications a share of his straitened resources far greater that what we need in the attack.

We give speeches and pin ribbons onto uniforms, etch names into walls.

And all that is fine, but too often, all those tributes, all those words aren't always backed up by action. And that felt like such a stark contrast to me, because, as we all know, our military is all about action.

Military action quote Ask yourself if what you're doing today is getting you closer to where you want
Ask yourself if what you're doing today is getting you closer to where you want to be tomorrow.

The British Labour Party has always had a very strong "Atlanticist component," with an obsequiousness to American policies, and Blair represents this wing. He's clearly obsessed with Iraq. He has to be because the overwhelming majority of the people of Britain oppose a military action. I've never known a situation like it.


Unbreakable is a little bit Starship Troopers and a little bit Esmay Suiza, with a dash of Firefly for flavor. W. C. Bauers gives us everything we want in our military science fiction, but never allows the hardware and action to overshadow Paen and everyone else caught in the crossfire.

Israel reoccupied the cities of the West Bank by a unilateral action, and reestablished the civil and military occupation by a unilateral action, and it is the one that determines whether or not a Palestinian citizen has the right to reside in any part of the Palestinian Territory.

Dr. Rice's record on Iraq gives me great concern. In her public statements she clearly overstated and exaggerated the intelligence concerning Iraq before the war in order to support the President's decision to initiate military action against Iraq.

I am convinced that military action will not prevent further acts of international terrorism against the United States.