Quotations that match 'hostage'.

We exercise great caution in airing an audio- or videotape released by a terrorist organization holding a hostage. These are decisions made by CNN's editorial staff and not by any third party. Jim Walton
[ Airing Any Caution Cnn Decisions Editorial Exercise Great Holding Hostage Made Organization Party Released Staff Terrorist These Third Videotape]
I was held hostage and almost executed by a man who was robbing us in the middle of the night. William Hurt
[ Almost Executed Held Hostage Man Middle Night Robbing Us]
In short, it is not that evolutionary naturalists have been less brazen than the scientific creationists in holding science hostage, but rather that they have been infinitely more effective in getting away with it. Phillip E. Johnson
[ Away Been Creationists Effective Evolutionary Getting Holding Hostage Infinitely Less More Naturalists Rather Science Scientific Short Than]
I would hate to see operations in the Congo held hostage to Sierra Leone but I really think that's the way it's got to be. At one point we've got to decide to get it right and we've got to be professional. Alex Morrison
[ Congo Decide Get Got Hate Held Hostage Leone Leone Operations Point Professional Really Right See Sierra Think Way Would]
The feeling of not belonging, of not being entirely worthy, of being sometimes hostage to your own sensibilities. Those things speak to me very personally. Anthony Minghella
[ Being Belonging Entirely Feeling Hostage Own Personally Sensibilities Sometimes Speak Things Those Very Worthy Your]
Again, we saw in Bosnia - we had U.N. peacekeepers tied to trees, being taken hostage. The fact is they don't have the type of deliberate and authoritative rule that I think is needed to get the job done. Peter King
[ Again Authoritative Being Bosnia Deliberate Done Fact Get Had Hostage Job Needed Rule Saw Taken Think Tied Trees Type]
I don't want to get into the 'who's a hostage-taker' discussion here, but what is the estate tax? It's a double tax on death. Economists will tell you that it's really not a tax that soaks the rich, but it's a tax on capital that deprives business investment and therefore job creation. Paul Ryan
[ Business Capital Creation Death Deprives Discussion Double Economists Estate Get Here Into Investment Job Really Rich Tax Tell Therefore Want Will]
Every happiness is a hostage to fortune. Arthur Helps
[ Every Fortune Happiness Hostage]
We can't allow the world's worst leaders to blackmail, threaten, hold freedom-loving nations hostage with the world's worst weapons. George W. Bush
[ Allow Blackmail Freedom-Loving Hold Hostage Leaders Nations Threaten Weapons World Worst]
He that hath wife and children hath given hostages to fortune; for they are impediments to great enterprises, either of virtue or mischief. Francis Bacon
[ Children Either Enterprises Fortune Given Great Hath Hostages Impediments Mischief Virtue Wife]
Freeing hostages is like putting up a stage set, which you do with the captors, agreeing on each piece as you slowly put it together; then you leave an exit through which both the captor and the captive can walk with sincerity and dignity. Terry Waite
[ Agreeing Both Captive Captors Dignity Each Exit Freeing Hostages Leave Piece Put Putting Set Sincerity Slowly Stage Then Through Together Up Walk Which]
I feel like a hostage to fortune. Not that I am complaining. I wanted to play the role. But in truth I didn't think the show would be such a success. OK, I thought it would fail. Not because it was bad. I was confident it was good, but plenty of good things just sort of wither on the vine. Hugh Laurie
[ Am Bad Because Complaining Confident Fail Feel Fortune Good Hostage Just Ok Play Plenty Role Show Sort Success Such Things Think Thought Truth Vine Wanted Wither Would]
We will fight hostage taking like we fight terrorism. Ali A. Saleh
[ Fight Hostage Taking Terrorism Will]
I have a wife, I have sons: all of them hostages given to fate. Lucan
[ Fate Given Hostages Sons Them Wife]
Naturally, it is a terrible, despicable crime when, as in Munich, people are taken hostage, people are killed. But probing the motives of those responsible and showing that they are also individuals with families and have their own story does not excuse what they did. Steven Spielberg
[ Also Crime Despicable Did Does Excuse Families Hostage Individuals Killed Motives Munich Naturally Own Probing Responsible Showing Story Taken Terrible Their Those]
The issue of terrorism must be dealt with firmly. We must work very hard to avoid loss of life. We must work very hard to avoid civilian casualties. And those terrorists and Baathists are holding the people of Fallujah hostage. We must release the hostages. Ahmed Chalabi
[ Avoid Casualties Civilian Dealt Firmly Hard Holding Hostage Hostages Issue Life Loss Must Release Terrorism Terrorists Those Very Work]
In fact, this is a blackmail of the terrorists at the expense of the suffering of the hostages. Alberto Fujimori
[ Blackmail Expense Fact Hostages Suffering Terrorists]
America Held Hostage won 24 Emmys for ABC News, but someone forgot to include my name on the list of people responsible for the show. Pierre Salinger
[ Abc America Emmys Forgot Held Hostage Include List Name News Responsible Show Someone Won]
For as long as our people are held hostage by controllable socio-economic forces, we cannot afford to be indifferent to the ravages of poverty in all its dimensions and ramifications. Ibrahim Babangida
[ Afford Cannot Controllable Dimensions Forces Held Hostage Indifferent Long Our Poverty Ramifications Ravages Socio-Economic]
Rushdie is a hostage. Don DeLillo
[ Hostage]
It's hard being a hostage in somebody else's mouth - or a character in somebody else's novel. David Antin
[ Being Character Else Hard Hostage Mouth Novel Somebody]
Has one hostage from Lebanon come back with a photograph of his abductors? Has any hostage ever come back with a photograph of his abductors smiling? I mean, this was so incredible! Dwight Schultz
[ Any Back Come Ever His Hostage Incredible Lebanon Mean Photograph Smiling]
If people are informed they will do the right thing. It's when they are not informed that they become hostages to prejudice. Charlayne Hunter-Gault
[ Become Hostages Informed Prejudice Right Thing Will]
Unprovoked attacks on Israel's borders, murdering Israeli soldiers, taking Israeli hostages and showering rockets targeting and killing Israeli civilians are not furthering any legitimate goal. Alcee Hastings
[ Any Attacks Borders Civilians Furthering Goal Hostages Israel Israeli Killing Legitimate Murdering Rockets Showering Soldiers Taking Targeting Unprovoked]
We have good security. It's hard to get in here. Barring a tactical entry where terrorists come in and hold us hostage, that's about the only thing that could possibly warrant me carrying a gun in the clubhouse. That's highly unlikely, and I admit that. But my personal belief is I don't want to suffer from the poor choices of others. Luke Scott
[ Admit Belief Carrying Choices Clubhouse Come Could Entry Get Good Gun Hard Here Highly Hold Hostage Only Others Personal Poor Possibly Security Suffer Tactical Terrorists Thing Unlikely Us Want Warrant Where]
Then came the hostage crisis during which Carter did nothing to rattle the ayatollahs who hung tough until Ronald Reagan was inaugurated, when they suddenly backed down. Alexander Haig
[ Backed Came Carter Crisis Did Down During Hostage Hung Nothing Rattle Reagan Ronald Suddenly Then Tough Until Which]
At the beginning, because the lives of the hostages were at stake, then during this silent period we have taken several measures like not accepting the ultimatum of the terrorists threatening to kill our foreign affairs minister. Alberto Fujimori
[ Accepting Affairs Because Beginning During Foreign Hostages Kill Lives Measures Minister Our Period Several Silent Stake Taken Terrorists Then Threatening Ultimatum Were]
You must avoid giving hostages to fortune, like getting an expensive wife, an expensive house, and a style of living that never lets you aford the time to take the chance to write what you wish. Irwin Shaw
[ Avoid Chance Expensive Fortune Getting Giving Hostages House Lets Living Must Never Style Take Time Wife Wish Write]