Quotations that match 'alert'.

Civilization exists precisely so that there may be no masses but rather men alert enough never to constitute masses. Georges Bernanos
[ Alert Civilization Constitute Enough Exists Masses May Men Never Precisely Rather]
And really the purpose of art - for me, fiction - is to alert, to indicate to stop, to say: Make certain that when you rush through you will not miss the moment which you might have had, or might still have. Jerzy Kosinski
[ Alert Art Certain Fiction Had Indicate Make Might Miss Moment Purpose Really Rush Say Still Stop Through Which Will]
If you aim at anything lower that is expecting your audience to be really alert and aware, then you're going to be caught out sooner or later as a composer. Peter Maxwell Davies
[ Aim Alert Anything Audience Aware Caught Composer Expecting Going Later Lower Out Really Sooner Then Your]
Today, our brave military men and women, just as those who have gone before them, stand on alert, securing freedom at home and guarding the innocent abroad. Conrad Burns
[ Abroad Alert Before Brave Freedom Gone Guarding Home Innocent Just Men Military Our Securing Stand Them Those Today Women]
But clearly an economy that's growing and expanding like this one - and it certainly is doing that with high GDP output, employment numbers strong, capacity utilization strong - that's an environment in which the Fed needs to continually be alert to early signs of inflation. John W. Snow
[ Alert Capacity Certainly Clearly Continually Doing Early Economy Employment Environment Expanding Fed Gdp Growing High Inflation Needs Numbers Output Signs Strong Utilization Which]
I don't like rap that you can't understand. The youth is so quick and alert. Roy Ayers
[ Alert Quick Rap Understand Youth]
The tocsin you hear today is not an alarm but an alert: it sounds the charge against our enemies. Georges Jacques Danton
[ Against Alarm Alert Charge Enemies Hear Our Sounds Today]
In no other country in the world is the love of property keener or more alert than in the United States, and nowhere else does the majority display less inclination toward doctrines which in any way threaten the way property is owned. Alexis de Tocqueville
[ Alert Any Country Display Doctrines Does Else Inclination Keener Less Love Majority More Nowhere Other Owned Property States Than Threaten Toward United Way Which World]
It is impossible for a lover of cats to banish these alert, gentle, and discriminating friends, who give us just enough of their regard and complaisance to make us hunger for more. Agnes Repplier Pet
[ Alert Banish Cats Discriminating Enough Friends Gentle Give Hunger Impossible Just Lover Make More Regard Their These Us]
We made air attacks on the Japanese anchorage, sinking and damaging several vessels. However, the Japanese were alerted to the fact that American carriers were nearby. Jack Adams
[ Air Alerted American Attacks Carriers Damaging Fact However Japanese Made Nearby Several Sinking Vessels Were]
Based on assessment of all available information and following several expert consultations, I have decided to raise the current level of influenza pandemic alert from phase 4 to phase 5. Margaret Chan
[ Alert Assessment Available Based Current Decided Expert Following Influenza Information Level Pandemic Phase Raise Several]
If I stay alert, then I can challenge myself, and by challenging myself, that helps me to stay alive and to hopefully take something away from the experience. Thomas Jane
[ Alert Alive Away Challenge Challenging Experience Helps Hopefully Myself Something Stay Take Then]
Great effort is required to arrest decay and restore vigor. One must exercise proper deliberation, plan carefully before making a move, and be alert in guarding against relapse following a renaissance. Horace
[ Against Alert Arrest Before Carefully Decay Deliberation Effort Exercise Following Great Guarding Making Move Must Plan Proper Relapse Renaissance Required Restore Vigor]
But a lot of writers - and I'm one of them - do tend to feel dissatisfied. It makes you a little hard to live with, but it's a goad and does keep you alert and restless. Tobias Wolff
[ Alert Dissatisfied Does Feel Goad Hard Keep Little Live Lot Makes Restless Tend Them Writers]
In a very alert and bright state of society people learn co-operation by themselves, but in older and quieter conditions of laboring enterprise, such a bill as I propose will point out the way to mutual exertion. Leland Stanford
[ Alert Bill Bright Co-Operation Conditions Enterprise Exertion Laboring Learn Mutual Older Out Point Propose Quieter Society State Such Themselves Very Way Will]
A widespread taste for pornography means that nature is alerting us to some threat of extinction. J. G. Ballard
[ Extinction Means Nature Some Taste Threat Us Widespread]
Instant telecommunication allows better and updated information, lessons learnt and problems encountered to be exchanged and debated, it alerts us more quickly to problems and brings to many households around the world visions and information which hopefully spur us to action. Carol Bellamy
[ Action Allows Around Better Brings Debated Encountered Exchanged Hopefully Households Information Instant Learnt Lessons Many More Problems Quickly Spur Updated Us Visions Which World]
Alfred Nobel was much concerned, as are we all, with the tangible benefits we hope for and expect from physiological and medical research, and the Faculty of the Caroline Institute has ever been alert to recognize practical benefits. Haldan Keffer Hartline
[ Alert Alfred Been Benefits Concerned Ever Expect Faculty Hope Institute Medical Much Nobel Physiological Practical Recognize Research Tangible]
As the bill requires, any terror alert system must give people and organizations some indication about what steps they must take to improve their own security and assist in the Nation's security. Patrick J. Kennedy
[ Alert Any Assist Bill Give Improve Indication Must Nation Organizations Own Requires Security Some Steps System Take Terror Their]
We know we cannot underestimate the importance of emergency planning in our region, nor can we assume we'll have ample warning time. If an earthquake or terrorist attack hits, we won't necessarily have advance alerts or opportunities to double- and triple-check our plans. Ellen Tauscher
[ Advance Ample Assume Attack Cannot Earthquake Emergency Hits Importance Know Necessarily Nor Opportunities Our Planning Plans Region Terrorist Time Underestimate Warning Won]
The thing that reinforces my belief about that is having worked the last four years with the Safe Kids Campaign on a national basis. I am so amazed at what these little kids do in keeping their parents alerted to what they are there for. C. Everett Koop
[ Alerted Am Amazed Basis Belief Campaign Four Having Keeping Kids Last Little National Parents Reinforces Safe Their These Thing Worked Years]
When reflecting upon it today, that the Pearl Harbor attack should have succeeded in achieving surprise seems a blessing from Heaven. It was clear that a great American fleet had been concentrated in Pearl Harbor, and we supposed that the state of alert would be very high. Hideki Tojo
[ Achieving Alert American Attack Been Blessing Clear Concentrated Fleet Great Had Harbor Heaven High Pearl Reflecting Seems Should State Succeeded Supposed Surprise Today Upon Very Would]
That generation of Germans, along with volunteers from Denmark, Holland, even England and the Free India division and so on, we Europeans were alert and awake to the danger of Bolshevism. Ernst Zundel
[ Alert Along Awake Bolshevism Danger Denmark Division England Europeans Even Free Generation Germans Holland India Volunteers Were]
This change to a higher phase of alert is a signal to governments, to ministries of health and other ministries, to the pharmaceutical industry and the business community that certain actions now should be undertaken with increased urgency and at an accelerated pace. Margaret Chan
[ Accelerated Actions Alert Business Certain Change Community Governments Health Higher Increased Industry Ministries Now Other Pace Pharmaceutical Phase Should Signal Undertaken Urgency]
Be on the alert to recognize your prime at whatever time of your life it may occur. Muriel Spark
[ Alert Life May Occur Prime Recognize Time Whatever Your]
By the time I was at college, I became very alert to the question of racial discrimination, and I remember one of my first writing attempts had to do with a lynching. Albert Maltz
[ Alert Attempts Became College Discrimination First Had Lynching Question Racial Remember Time Very Writing]
Why should I tell you where I am going to get funds from? If I were to do that then all the vested interests would get alerted. You must be aware that railways are full of such elements and my fight is against them. Lalu Prasad Yadav
[ Against Alerted Am Aware Elements Fight Full Funds Get Going Interests Must Railways Should Such Tell Them Then Vested Were Where Why Would]
I was always afraid of dying. Always. It was my fear that made me learn everything I could about my airplane and my emergency equipment, and kept me flying respectful of my machine and always alert in the cockpit. Chuck Yeager
[ Afraid Airplane Alert Always Cockpit Could Dying Emergency Equipment Everything Fear Flying Kept Learn Machine Made Respectful]
If you have a priest that is pushing social justice, go find another parish. Go alert your bishop. Glenn Beck
[ Alert Another Bishop Find Go Justice Parish Priest Pushing Social Your]
When I see someone who is starved, they don't look alert. They don't have boundless energy. If you're too skinny, it looks like you're near death. Kirstie Alley
[ Alert Boundless Death Energy Look Looks Near See Skinny Someone Starved Too]
I guess the producers saw me and knew I was literate and I always tried to be alert and it's funny because you have to have a sharpness to do those shows, especially some of the ones I did in later years. June Lockhart
[ Alert Always Because Did Especially Funny Guess Knew Later Literate Ones Producers Saw Sharpness Shows Some Those Tried Years]
Game management is accomplished by staying constantly alert and then reading and reacting to potential problem situations before they materialize. It all boils down to paying attention to details. Jim Evans
[ Accomplished Alert Attention Before Boils Constantly Details Down Game Management Materialize Paying Potential Problem Reacting Reading Situations Staying Then]
I am sensible of the velocity of the moments, and entering that part of my head alert to the motion of the world I am aware that life was never perfect, never absolute. This bestows contentment, even a fearlessness. Harold Brodkey
[ Absolute Alert Am Aware Bestows Contentment Entering Even Fearlessness Head Life Moments Motion Never Part Perfect Sensible Velocity World]
One's prime is elusive. You little girls, when you grow up, must be on the alert to recognize your prime at whatever time of your life it may occur. You must then live it to the full. Muriel Spark
[ Alert Elusive Full Girls Grow Life Little Live May Must Occur Prime Recognize Then Time Up Whatever Your]
Why do I need succession planning? I'm very alert, I'm very vibrant. I have no intention to retire. Sheldon Adelson
[ Alert Intention Need Planning Retire Succession Very Vibrant Why]
All countries should immediately now activate their pandemic preparedness plans. Countries should remain on high alert for unusual outbreaks of influenza-like illness and severe pneumonia. Margaret Chan
[ Activate Alert Countries High Illness Immediately Now Pandemic Plans Pneumonia Preparedness Remain Severe Should Their Unusual]
Be able to hiccup silently, or at least without alerting neighbors to your situation. The first hiccup is an exception. Marilyn vos Savant
[ Able Exception First Least Neighbors Silently Situation Without Your]
I might say that when the settlement was made the Nixon administration issued what they called a second inflation alert in which the General Motors settlement was branded as being inflationary and bad for the country. Leonard Woodcock
[ Administration Alert Bad Being Branded Called Country General Inflation Inflationary Issued Made Might Motors Nixon Say Second Settlement Which]
I always try to be alert to the potential for repetition, for a decaying orbit with regard to my use of technique, etc. Jeff Vandermeer
[ Alert Always Decaying Etc Orbit Potential Regard Repetition Technique Try Use]
In order to drill into young men the need to stay alert and stay alive, I used to punish offenders with my fists, boots and rifle butt, and with stockade time. David Hackworth
[ Alert Alive Boots Drill Fists Into Men Need Offenders Order Punish Rifle Stay Time Used Young]