Quotations that match 'combat'.

Right after 9/11 there was a magazine with a cover of kids, mostly 12-14 year-olds, who were being trained for military combat. I thought that this had just gone too far. Eddie Bernice Johnson
[ After Being Combat Cover Far Gone Had Just Kids Magazine Military Mostly Right Thought Too Trained Were]
Thirty years ago, in 1976, the notion of organized activity to combat discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity was an extremely controversial one. Robert Brady
[ Activity Ago Based Combat Controversial Discrimination Extremely Gender Identity Notion Organized Orientation Sexual Thirty Years]
Through educational programming, Jewish American History Month will help raise the awareness of a people, their history and contributions. It will help combat anti-Semitism, a phenomenon that is on the rise and that unfortunately still exists in our Nation. Jan Schakowsky
[ American Anti-Semitism Awareness Combat Contributions Educational Exists Help History Jewish Month Nation Our Phenomenon Programming Raise Rise Still Their Through Unfortunately Will]
There should be an honest attempt at the reconciliation of differences before resorting to combat. Jimmy Carter
[ Attempt Before Combat Differences Honest Reconciliation Resorting Should]
After the loss of Columbia a couple of years ago, I think we were reminded of the risk. All of us, though, have always known that the Space Shuttle is a very risky vehicle, much more risky than even flying airplanes in combat. Mark Kelly
[ After Ago Airplanes Always Columbia Combat Couple Even Flying Known Loss More Much Reminded Risk Risky Shuttle Space Than Think Though Us Vehicle Very Were Years]
Were I to flatter myself with the possibility of success in such combat, it would indeed be presumption. Anne Seward
[ Combat Flatter Indeed Myself Possibility Presumption Success Such Were Would]
I think women are too valuable to be in combat. Caspar Weinberger
[ Combat Think Too Valuable Women]
Again, I was influenced by my father, who was very much an atheist and took pride in combating the traditional or orthodox forms of Judaism, which his parents and which my mother's parents were very steeped in. Robert Jay Lifton
[ Again Atheist Combating Father Forms His Influenced Judaism Mother Much Orthodox Parents Pride Steeped Took Traditional Very Were Which]
We combat obstacles in order to get repose, and when got, the repose is insupportable. Henry B. Adams
[ Combat Get Got Insupportable Obstacles Order Repose]
It would be easy to define terrorism as attacks against human rights and international humanitarian law forbids attacks against innocent non-combatants which is often the definition used for terrorism. Joichi Ito
[ Against Attacks Define Definition Easy Forbids Human Humanitarian Innocent International Law Often Rights Terrorism Used Which Would]
If you combat an international phenomenon, it is indispensable to share information internationally. Gijs de Vries
[ Combat Indispensable Information International Internationally Phenomenon Share]
When community action was put into federal law in the early sixties as part of the effort to combat poverty and social injustice, I supported it intellectually. Barney Frank
[ Action Combat Community Early Effort Federal Injustice Intellectually Into Law Part Poverty Put Sixties Social Supported]
I exhort you also to take part in the great combat, which is the combat of life, and greater than every other earthly conflict. Plato
[ Also Combat Conflict Earthly Every Exhort Great Greater Life Other Part Take Than Which]
Except when war is waged in a desert, noncombatants, also known as civilians or "the people," constitute the great majority of those affected. Martin Van Creveld
[ Affected Also Civilians Constitute Desert Except Great Known Majority Those Waged War]
We need to get serious about combating gang violence on Long Island, and the entire nation. Tim Bishop
[ Combating Entire Gang Get Island Long Nation Need Serious Violence]
The E.U. has moved to combat global terrorism by instituting common European arrest and evidence warrants and creating a joint situation center to pool and analyze intelligence. John Bruton
[ Analyze Arrest Center Combat Common Creating European Evidence Global Intelligence Joint Moved Pool Situation Terrorism Warrants]
Much of the demand for women in combat comes from female officers who are eager for medals and promotions. Phyllis Schlafly
[ Combat Comes Demand Eager Female Medals Much Officers Promotions Women]
Let's not leave an educational vacuum to be filled by religious extremists who go to families who have no other option and offer meals, housing and some form of education. If we are going to combat extremism then we must educate those very same children. Hillary Clinton
[ Children Combat Educate Education Educational Extremism Extremists Families Filled Form Go Going Housing Leave Meals Must Offer Option Other Religious Same Some Then Those Vacuum Very]
Of course we've been fighting against stereotypes from Day One at East West. That's the reason we formed: to combat that, and to show we are capable of more than just fulfilling the stereotypes - waiter, laundryman, gardener, martial artist, villain. Mako
[ Against Artist Been Capable Combat Course Day East Fighting Formed Fulfilling Gardener Just Martial More Reason Show Stereotypes Than Villain Waiter West]
Baseball is a game, yes. It is also a business. But what is most truly is is disguised combat. For all its gentility, its almost leisurely pace, baseball is violence under wraps. Willie Mays
[ Almost Also Baseball Business Combat Disguised Game Leisurely Most Pace Truly Under Violence Wraps Yes]
There are only two roads, victory for the working class, freedom, or victory for the fascists which means tyranny. Both combatants know what's in store for the loser. Buenaventura Durruti
[ Both Class Combatants Fascists Freedom Know Loser Means Only Roads Store Two Tyranny Victory Which Working]
Since January 2002, when the United States began detaining at Guantanamo Bay enemy combatants captured in Afghanistan, Iraq, and other fronts in the war on terror, critics have complained of human rights abuses. Linda Chavez
[ Abuses Afghanistan Bay Began Captured Combatants Complained Critics Detaining Enemy Fronts Guantanamo Human Iraq January Other Rights Since States Terror United War]
The number of attacks on the American and allied forces is at the highest level since the insurgency began despite the increase of America combat operations and the introduction of some 40 new Iraq security forces and battalions. Ike Skelton
[ Allied America American Attacks Battalions Began Combat Despite Forces Highest Increase Insurgency Introduction Iraq Level New Number Operations Security Since Some]
These are strange times. Reason, which once combatted faith and seemed to have conquered it, now has to look to faith to save it from dissolution. Johan Huizinga
[ Conquered Dissolution Faith Look Now Once Reason Save Seemed Strange These Times Which]
Man is by nature competitive, combative, ambitious, jealous, envious, and vengeful. Arthur Keith
[ Ambitious Combative Competitive Envious Jealous Man Nature Vengeful]
Forcing women in or near land combat will hurt recruiting, not help. Phyllis Schlafly
[ Combat Forcing Help Hurt Land Near Recruiting Will Women]
The life of the individual is a continuous combat with errors and obstacles, and no victory is more satisfying than the one achieved against opposition. Gustav Stresemann
[ Achieved Against Combat Continuous Errors Individual Life More Obstacles Opposition Satisfying Than Victory]
Get people back into the kitchen and combat the trend toward processed food and fast food. Andrew Weil Food
[ Back Combat Fast Food Get Into Kitchen Processed Toward Trend]
Each and every Notary Public plays a crucial role in combating identity theft. They serve as our front line of defense and the public is safer because of the job they do. Ken Salazar
[ Because Combating Crucial Defense Each Every Front Identity Job Line Our Plays Public Role Safer Serve Theft]
They know the importance of their mission and of America's commitment to combating and defeating terrorism abroad, and they know that they are making a real difference in bringing freedom to a part of the world that has known only tyranny. John Boehner
[ Abroad America Bringing Combating Commitment Defeating Difference Freedom Importance Know Known Making Mission Only Part Real Terrorism Their Tyranny World]
Certainly from the rehearsal process with Elizabeth I think it was very clear. Well let me start again. We were initially supposed to be more combative. Jennifer Beals
[ Again Certainly Clear Combative Elizabeth Initially More Process Rehearsal Start Supposed Think Very Well Were]
When you have a background in combat sports, people think you're this martial arts expert, but really I'm just a guy who is able to do certain things without making a mess of himself. Rick Yune
[ Able Arts Background Certain Combat Expert Guy Himself Just Making Martial Mess Really Sports Things Think Without]
The U.S. Military is us. There is no truer representation of a country than the people that it sends into the field to fight for it. The people who wear our uniform and carry our rifles into combat are our kids, and our job is to support them, because they're protecting us. Tom Clancy
[ Because Carry Combat Country Field Fight Into Job Kids Military Our Protecting Representation Rifles Sends Support Than Them Truer Uniform Us Wear]
While Taliban fighters had an initial claim to protection under the conventions, they lost POW status by failing to obey the standards of conduct for legal combatants: wearing uniforms, a responsible command structure, and obeying the laws of war. John Yoo
[ Claim Combatants Command Conduct Conventions Failing Fighters Had Initial Laws Legal Lost Obey Obeying Pow Protection Responsible Standards Status Structure Taliban Under Uniforms War Wearing While]
Conservatives believe in providing Constitutional rights to our citizens, not to enemy combatants like Khalid Sheikh Mohammed. Mitt Romney
[ Believe Citizens Combatants Conservatives Constitutional Enemy Mohammed Our Providing Rights]
The war was declared over - the end of major combat operations - in May 2003. Release procedures got under way immediately; reducing the population from 8,000 to just over 300, of course, requires fewer military police soldiers. Janis Karpinski
[ Combat Course Declared End Fewer Got Immediately Just Major May Military Operations Over Police Population Procedures Reducing Release Requires Soldiers Under War Way]
When you work with chains or any kind of weapons, or just when you're using hand-to-hand combat, you are going to get hurt. Lucy Liu
[ Any Chains Combat Get Going Hurt Just Kind Using Weapons Work]
That's driven by any number of factors, the most prominent of which have been the combat experience of two major campaigns - one in Afghanistan and the other in Iraq - and the ongoing demands of the global war on terrorism. Stephen Cambone
[ Afghanistan Any Been Campaigns Combat Demands Driven Experience Factors Global Iraq Major Most Number Ongoing Other Prominent Terrorism Two War Which]
In addition to a timeline, I have proposed that U.S. troops be removed from front line combat positions in Iraqi cities and towns, turning over daily security patrols, interactions with citizens, and any offensive security actions to the Iraqis themselves. Peter DeFazio
[ Actions Addition Any Cities Citizens Combat Daily Front Interactions Iraqi Iraqis Line Offensive Over Positions Proposed Removed Security Themselves Timeline Towns Troops Turning]
We have increasingly fewer and fewer journalists who have any military experience and understand what life is like in the military and in combat. Jim Lehrer
[ Any Combat Experience Fewer Increasingly Journalists Life Military Understand]
Of course, violence will not end with our combat mission. Extremists will continue to set off bombs, attack Iraqi civilians and try to spark sectarian strife. But ultimately, these terrorists will fail to achieve their goals. Barack Obama
[ Achieve Attack Bombs Civilians Combat Continue Course End Extremists Fail Goals Iraqi Mission Off Our Sectarian Set Spark Strife Terrorists Their These Try Ultimately Violence Will]
More than half the combat deaths in Vietnam occurred after Richard Nixon was elected on a promise to bring the war to an end, and after the American people had already decided that they did not want one more soldier to die in Vietnam. Raul Grijalva
[ After Already American Bring Combat Deaths Decided Did Die Elected End Had Half More Nixon Occurred Promise Richard Soldier Than Vietnam Want War]
I do not believe in using women in combat, because females are too fierce. Margaret Mead
[ Because Believe Combat Females Fierce Too Using Women]
We must combat misinformation that is being spread. Kenneth Starr
[ Being Combat Misinformation Must Spread]
Putting women in military combat is the cutting edge of the feminist goal to force us into an androgynous society. Phyllis Schlafly
[ Androgynous Combat Cutting Edge Feminist Force Goal Into Military Putting Society Us Women]
Trusting in Christ, we may boldly join in the combat, and enlist ourselves among that disinterested band, who fight not for human ambition, or human praise, but for the honour of our Saviour, and the salvation of men. John Strachan
[ Ambition Among Band Boldly Christ Combat Disinterested Enlist Fight Honour Human Join May Men Our Ourselves Praise Salvation Saviour Trusting]
It is not advantageous for Russia in its present state to fight against Chechnya. The army is a mess. It must be made combat ready. That will take time. Russia has a lot of economic, social and political problems much more important than Chechnya. Aslan Maskhadov
[ Advantageous Against Army Chechnya Combat Economic Fight Important Lot Made Mess More Much Must Political Present Problems Ready Russia Social State Take Than Time Will]
We must continue our fight to ensure that Federal, State, and local authorities have the resources and support necessary to combat this growing epidemic. This is a top priority for me and many of my colleagues here in Congress. Ron Lewis
[ Authorities Colleagues Combat Congress Continue Ensure Epidemic Federal Fight Growing Here Local Many Must Necessary Our Priority Resources State Support Top]
Even though the National Guard and Army Reserve see combat today, it rankles me that people assume it was some kind of waltz in the park back then. Larry David
[ Army Assume Back Combat Even Guard Kind National Park Reserve See Some Then Though Today Waltz]
A person like myself, born and raised in the inner city of Atlanta, Georgia, to lower-middle-class parents. But I had the opportunity to get an education, to go and earn a commission in the United States Army, to serve for 22 years, to lead men and women in combat. Allen West
[ Army Atlanta Born City Combat Commission Earn Education Georgia Get Go Had Inner Lead Men Myself Opportunity Parents Person Raised Serve States United Women Years]
Meth production and use is a serious problem in Kentucky and across the country. Clearly, there is a growing need for a national strategy to combat this crisis. Increasing public awareness is a significant means for prevention. Ron Lewis
[ Across Awareness Clearly Combat Country Crisis Growing Increasing Kentucky Means National Need Prevention Problem Production Public Serious Significant Strategy Use]
I'm sorry if the following sounds combative and excessively personal, but that's my general style. Ian Jackson
[ Combative Excessively Following General Personal Sorry Sounds Style]
This stuff on enemy combatants, the Bush Administration has fought like a tiger to avoid having to produce any evidence to a judge to show why somebody is locked up in perpetuity. Another example of that is the torture scandal. James Bovard
[ Administration Another Any Avoid Bush Combatants Enemy Evidence Example Fought Having Judge Locked Perpetuity Produce Scandal Show Somebody Stuff Tiger Torture Up Why]
When it comes to combating imperialism we are all Stalinists. Nikita Khrushchev
[ Combating Comes Imperialism]
Guantanamo Bay houses enemy combatants ranging from terrorist trainers and recruiters to bomb makers, would-be suicide bombers, and terrorist financiers. Chris Chocola
[ Bay Bomb Bombers Combatants Enemy Financiers Guantanamo Houses Makers Ranging Suicide Terrorist Trainers Would-Be]
I try to be careful about wording. One of the things I've tried to combat in my blog is the notion that journalists are arrogant and unconcerned with the readership. Nicholas D. Kristof
[ Arrogant Blog Careful Combat Journalists Notion Readership Things Tried Try Unconcerned Wording]
Our combat mission is ending, but our commitment to Iraq's future is not. Barack Obama
[ Combat Commitment Ending Future Iraq Mission Our]
We must continue to ensure law enforcement has the necessary tools to combat terrorism here at home. We must also work with our allies and provide our military with the weapons and protective gear they need to defeat terrorism abroad. Timothy Murphy
[ Abroad Allies Also Combat Continue Defeat Enforcement Ensure Gear Here Home Law Military Must Necessary Need Our Protective Provide Terrorism Tools Weapons Work]
Reforming public education, cutting property taxes, fixing adult and child protective services and funding our budget can all occur when Democrats and Republicans engage in consensus and cooperation - not cynicism and combat. Rick Perry
[ Adult Budget Child Combat Consensus Cooperation Cutting Cynicism Democrats Education Engage Fixing Funding Occur Our Property Protective Public Reforming Republicans Services Taxes]
Today nearly every combat brigade located within the United States would report that they are not ready for duty. They are at the lowest levels of readiness. Ike Skelton
[ Brigade Combat Duty Every Levels Located Lowest Nearly Readiness Ready Report States Today United Within Would]
I wanted to further my education, so I went on to get a Ph.D. in electrical engineering and came back and served about ten years in the Canadian Navy as what we call a combat systems engineer. Marc Garneau
[ Back Call Came Canadian Combat Education Electrical Engineer Engineering Further Get Navy Ph Served Systems Ten Wanted Went Years]
Yes, my life is a life of combat; I can say that this has never stopped for a single instant. It is a combat that started for me at the age of 16. I'm 90 years old now, and my motivation hasn't changed; it's the same fervour that drives me. Ahmed Ben Bella
[ Age Changed Combat Drives Hasn Instant Life Motivation Never Now Old Same Say Single Started Stopped Years Yes]
We support every effort to combat international terrorism through the formulation of international conventions and hope that the international community will take further steps to improve the anti-terrorism international legal framework. Li Peng
[ Combat Community Conventions Effort Every Formulation Framework Further Hope Improve International Legal Steps Support Take Terrorism Through Will]
Instead of sitting on the sidelines, President Obama has made it clear that the US is ready to lead a global effort to combat climate change. Valerie Jarrett
[ Change Clear Climate Combat Effort Global Instead Lead Made Obama Obama President Ready Sidelines Sitting Us]
When the question arose whether I, as a member of the royal family, should take part in active combat in the Falklands, there was no question in her mind, and it only took her two days to sort the issue. Prince Andrew War
[ Active Arose Combat Days Falklands Family Her Issue Member Mind Only Part Question Royal Should Sort Take Took Two Whether]
My whole life experience feeds into my writing. I think that must be true for every writer. Clearly the Army and combat were major influences; just the same, you need to understand that many of the writers we have now couldn't load a revolver. Gene Wolfe
[ Army Clearly Combat Every Experience Feeds Influences Into Just Life Load Major Many Must Need Now Same Think True Understand Were Whole Writer Writers Writing]
I believe that the issue of mental health services for our troops deploying or returning from combat is one that demands the attention of this body, if only for a few minutes today. Rosa DeLauro
[ Attention Believe Body Combat Demands Deploying Few Health Issue Mental Minutes Only Our Returning Services Today Troops]
The important thing in life is not victory but combat; it is not to have vanquished but to have fought well. Pierre de Coubertin
[ Combat Fought Important Life Thing Vanquished Victory Well]
The other thing that happened was my last military assignment - this was in the air force; I had enlisted in order to avoid being drafted as a private, and of course I only practiced medicine or psychiatry in the air force so I was never in any kind of violent combat. Robert Jay Lifton
[ Air Any Assignment Avoid Being Combat Course Drafted Enlisted Force Had Happened Kind Last Medicine Military Never Only Order Other Practiced Private Psychiatry Thing Violent]
But despite their heroic acts, the Vietnam Veterans of America continued to struggle to establish a combat badge in honor of these brave pilots and medics. Tim Holden
[ Acts America Badge Brave Combat Continued Despite Establish Heroic Honor Pilots Struggle Their These Veterans Vietnam]
Over the centuries, mankind has tried many ways of combating the forces of evil... prayer, fasting, good works and so on. Up until Doom, no one seemed to have thought about the double-barrel shotgun. Eat leaden death, demon. Terry Prachett
[ Centuries Combating Death Demon Doom Eat Evil Fasting Forces Good Leaden Mankind Many Over Prayer Seemed Shotgun Thought Tried Until Up Ways Works]
I can say now: all the combatants who participated in the fight for freedom in South America came to Algeria; it's from there that all those who fought left. We trained them, we arranged for the weapons to reach them, we created networks. Ahmed Ben Bella
[ Algeria America Arranged Came Combatants Created Fight Fought Freedom Left Networks Now Participated Reach Say South Them Those Trained Weapons]
Osama bin Laden's own words stated he has a war against the United States. He declared that American civilians should be considered as combatants. Cofer Black
[ Against American Bin Civilians Combatants Considered Declared Laden Osama Own Should Stated States United War Words]
It is not helpful to have those kind of comments come out when we've got troops in combat. Gen. Richard Myers
[ Combat Come Comments Got Helpful Kind Out Those Troops]
Our talks in Paris tackled economic, democratic, security and political issues; we talked on means for combating terrorism, in addition to latest regional and international developments of mutual interest, especially those in region. Ali A. Saleh
[ Addition Combating Democratic Developments Economic Especially Interest International Issues Latest Means Mutual Our Paris Political Region Regional Security Tackled Talked Talks Terrorism Those]
The US constitution's First Amendment rights only cover Americans, but I believe that in a democracy the competition of ideas and free speech should combat beliefs that it does not agree with - more speech and debate, not censorship. Joichi Ito
[ Agree Amendment Americans Beliefs Believe Censorship Combat Competition Constitution Cover Debate Democracy Does First Free Ideas More Only Rights Should Speech Us]
As every new breed of virus is conceived, created and released into the wild, another small change is made to the anti-virus software to combat the new threat. Glenn Turner
[ Another Breed Change Combat Conceived Created Every Into Made New Released Small Software Threat Virus Wild]
History offers no evidence for the proposition that the assignment of women to military combat jobs is the way to win wars, improve combat readiness, or promote national security. Phyllis Schlafly
[ Assignment Combat Evidence History Improve Jobs Military National Offers Promote Proposition Readiness Security Wars Way Win Women]
I could not claim them because I was not supposed to be flying in combat. Adolf Galland
[ Because Claim Combat Could Flying Supposed Them]
I think I'd be a better president because I was in combat. George H. W. Bush
[ Because Better Combat President Think]
War hath no fury like a non-combatant. Charles Edward Montague
[ Fury Hath War]
Errors of opinion may be tolerated where reason is left free to combat it. Thomas Jefferson
[ Combat Errors Free Left May Opinion Reason Tolerated Where]
Every action is seen to fall into one of three main categories, guarding, hitting, or moving. Here, then, are the elements of combat, whether in war or pugilism. B. H. Liddell Hart
[ Action Categories Combat Elements Every Fall Guarding Here Hitting Into Main Moving Seen Then Three War Whether]
The EU and the U.S. often work together to develop international standards. This is the case in fighting terrorism and transnational crime, advancing trade liberalization, and combating piracy and intellectual property violations. John Bruton
[ Advancing Case Combating Crime Develop Eu Fighting Intellectual International Often Piracy Property Standards Terrorism Together Trade Transnational Violations Work]
Every country that has experimented with women in actual combat has abandoned the idea, and the notion that Israel uses women in combat is a feminist myth. Phyllis Schlafly
[ Abandoned Actual Combat Country Every Experimented Feminist Idea Israel Myth Notion Uses Women]
Our greatest foes, and whom we must chiefly combat, are within. Miguel de Cervantes
[ Chiefly Combat Foes Greatest Must Our Whom Within]
It is easier to lead men to combat, stirring up their passion, than to restrain them and direct them toward the patient labors of peace. Andre Gide Peace
[ Combat Direct Easier Labors Lead Men Passion Patient Peace Restrain Stirring Than Their Them Toward Up]
I wrote a novel about the combat experiences I didn't have in Vietnam. Tracy Kidder
[ Combat Experiences Novel Vietnam Wrote]
The legions of reporters who cover politics don't want to quit the clash and thunder of electoral combat for the dry duty of analyzing the federal budget. As a consequence, we have created the perpetual presidential campaign. Hugh Sidey
[ Analyzing Budget Campaign Clash Combat Consequence Cover Created Dry Duty Electoral Federal Legions Perpetual Politics Presidential Quit Reporters Thunder Want]
Virtue is a state of war, and to live in it we have always to combat with ourselves. Jean-Jacques Rousseau
[ Always Combat Live Ourselves State Virtue War]
It seems like such a terrible shame that innocent civilians have to get hurt in wars, otherwise combat would be such a wonderfully healthy way to rid the human race of unneeded trash. Fred Woodworth War
[ Civilians Combat Get Healthy Human Hurt Innocent Otherwise Race Rid Seems Shame Such Terrible Trash Wars Way Wonderfully Would]
I would not trade you a billion dollars for the kids I led to combat in Vietnam or in fact any of the Marines that I served with for a quarter of a century. Oliver North
[ Any Billion Century Combat Dollars Fact Kids Led Marines Quarter Served Trade Vietnam Would]
Now when the two armies met, many and fierce were the combats waged between them, and blows were given and received, and swords flashed and showers of arrows descended on all sides. Ferdowsi
[ Armies Arrows Between Blows Descended Fierce Flashed Given Many Met Now Received Showers Sides Swords Them Two Waged Were]