quote by Theodore C. Sorensen

We shall listen, not lecture; learn, not threaten. We will enhance our safety by earning the respect of others and showing respect for them. In short, our foreign policy will rest on the traditional American values of restraint and empathy, not on military might.

— Theodore C. Sorensen

Most Powerful Short Military quotations

When you have got military-style assault weapons and high-capacity magazines, they're intended for one purpose. And that is to inflict as much damage on human beings in as short as time as possible.

Short military quote Long term consistency trumps short term intensity.
Long term consistency trumps short term intensity.

According to the National Priorities Project, military expenditures are 54% of the budget. The next biggest line item is 7%. And there are a whole bunch of 7 percents. So in short, we have a military budget surrounded by a lot of footnotes. This is not serving us well.

Short military quote Life is short. Spend it with people who make you laugh and feel loved.
Life is short. Spend it with people who make you laugh and feel loved.

The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena.

.who errs, who comes short again and again; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who spends himself in a worthy cause.

Whether I'm trying to figure out what the U.

S. military is doing in Latin America or Africa, Afghanistan or Qatar, the response is remarkably uniform - obstruction and obfuscation, hurdles and hindrances. In short, the good old-fashioned military runaround.

It is characteristic of the military mentality that non-human factors .

.. are held essential, while the human being, his desires and thoughts-in short, the psychological factors-are considered as unimportant and secondary.

Short military quote Life is too short to silence your personality.
Life is too short to silence your personality.

Short, successful military adventures are as effective as the Super Bowl in diverting people's attention from unpleasant truths.

Take short views, hope for the best and trust in God.

I'm going to make a long speech because I've not had the time to prepare a short one.

Short military quote Life is short. To just "Do things" is insane. Live with a purpose. Live for a re
Life is short. To just "Do things" is insane. Live with a purpose. Live for a reason.

A military road led from this point to Fort Leavenworth, and for many miles the farms and cabins of the Delawares were scattered at short intervals on either hand.

I think there's a need for the participation of the military for the stability of the transformation period of Burma. If the military and the people do unite together for the sake of our country, we can reach the development of our country in a very short time.

We won with the military. We won with highly educated, pretty well educated and poorly educated. But we won with everything, tall people, short people, fat people, skinny people just won.

Short military quote Life is very short. If people aren't decent, kind, accountable, responsible, or
Life is very short. If people aren't decent, kind, accountable, responsible, or responsive, man up and get rid of them.

In short, absolute, so-called mathematical, factors never find a firm basis in military calculations. From the very start, there is an interplay of possibilities, probabilities, good luck and bad, that weaves its way throughout the length and breadth of the tapestry. In the whole range of human activities, war most closely resembles a game of cards.

My greatest accomplishment is succeeding in life, and I owe that to my family and twenty years in the military. I don't regret leaving the farm and ranch for the Army. Although I may have been a disappointment to my father, I achieved more than he could ever dream of in his short life.

The military is focusing only on the short run costs.

If they don't provide appropriate body armor, they save some money today, but the healthcare cost is going to be the future for some other president down the line. I view that as both fiscally and morally irresponsible.

Short military quote Anger is only one letter short of danger.
Anger is only one letter short of danger.

Dominicus Corea had a posthumous son, Lewis Corea who became the Dissawe of Uva.

Sir Paul Peiris wrote that `With the disappearance of Dominicus Corea, came a short lull in military operations of which the Portuguese officials availed themselves to give free rein to that rapacity which so frequently disgraced their careers in the East'. Dominicus Corea was succeeded by his brother Simon, as Dissawe of the Sat Korale, Kotte and Sitawaka.

The inaugural parade is like an extension of the president's personality, .

. Dwight Eisenhower, for example. A conservative guy. A military man. Short and simple was what his inauguration parade was all about.

Going to war against Iran - whether one calls such a move 'surgical' or 'total' - would be an extremely serious undertaking; with worldwide economic, military, diplomatic and human ramifications in both the short- and the long-term.

Short military quote No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.
No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.

In short, Mr. Ryan’s plan is devoid of credible math or hard policy choices. And it couldn’t pass even if Republicans were to take the presidency and both houses of Congress. Mr. Romney and Mr. Ryan have no plan to take on Wall Street, the Fed, the military-industrial complex, social insurance or the nation’s fiscal calamity and no plan to revive capitalist prosperity - just empty sermons.