Quotations that match 'initiative'.

I think flying planes into a building was a faith-based initiative. I think religion is a neurological disorder. Bill Maher
[ Building Disorder Faith-Based Flying Initiative Into Neurological Planes Religion Think]
It is no coincidence that our country has not been attacked since 9-11. Our initiatives to protect the homeland and aggressively take the fight to the terrorists have been factors in that success. Roger Wicker
[ Aggressively Attacked Been Coincidence Country Factors Fight Homeland Initiatives Our Protect Since Success Take Terrorists]
No matter what policy initiatives we take on, we are going to need a permanent repository for nuclear fuel based on the law and sound science. Craig Stevens
[ Based Fuel Going Initiatives Law Matter Need Nuclear Permanent Policy Repository Science Sound Take]
These three movements were born spontaneously and independently of the initiative of a few French patriots who had a place in the old political groups and parties. Jean Moulin
[ Born Few French Groups Had Independently Initiative Movements Old Parties Patriots Place Political Spontaneously These Three Were]
Genius is initiative on fire. Holbrook Jackson
[ Fire Genius Initiative]
I think the court will determine that the Faith-Based Initiative that the White House has instituted in the last five years is constitutional, in the context of allowing for broad-based programs to include religious providers. Jay Alan Sekulow
[ Allowing Constitutional Context Court Determine Faith-Based Five House Include Initiative Instituted Last Programs Providers Religious Think White Will Years]
During my service in the United States Congress, I took the initiative in creating the Internet. Al Gore
[ Congress Creating During Initiative Internet Service States Took United]
Dependency is death to initiative, to risk-taking and opportunity. It's time to stop the spread of government dependency and fight it like the poison it is. Mitt Romney
[ Death Dependency Fight Government Initiative Opportunity Poison Risk-Taking Spread Stop Time]
The Holocaust committed by the Nazis turned this country, where most of the European Jews used to live and where their culture used to flourish, into a massive grave. This is why initiatives to revive Jewish culture in Poland is so important. Marek Belka
[ Committed Country Culture European Flourish Grave Holocaust Important Initiatives Into Jewish Jews Live Massive Most Poland Revive Their Turned Used Where Why]
I did not know many of the details relevant to the Iran and contra initiatives. Fawn Hall
[ Contra Details Did Initiatives Iran Know Many Relevant]
Ukraine has been a strong partner to the United States on international initiatives and a committed ally in fighting the War on Terrorism. Vito Fossella
[ Ally Been Committed Fighting Initiatives International Partner States Strong Terrorism Ukraine United War]
Time is neutral and does not change things. With courage and initiative, leaders change things. Jesse Jackson
[ Change Courage Does Initiative Leaders Neutral Things Time]
One of the most important post-9/11 efforts made to counter terrorism and the spread of weapons of mass destruction is President Bush's Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI). Frank Gaffney
[ Bush Counter Destruction Efforts Important Initiative Made Mass Most President Proliferation Security Spread Terrorism Weapons]
I rejected the armed struggle because, as a Christian, I am committed to a nonviolent and peaceful struggle. But people take their own initiatives, because it is a Lebanon type of situation here. Mangosuthu Buthelezi
[ Am Armed Because Christian Committed Here Initiatives Lebanon Nonviolent Own Peaceful Rejected Situation Struggle Take Their Type]
Local innovation and initiative can help us better understand how to protect our environment. Gale Norton Environmental
[ Better Environment Help How Initiative Innovation Local Our Protect Understand Us]
I've always had confidence. It came because I have lots of initiative. I wanted to make something of myself. Eddie Murphy
[ Always Because Came Confidence Had Initiative Lots Make Myself Something Wanted]
Initiative is doing the right things without being told. Elbert Hubbard
[ Being Doing Initiative Right Things Told Without]
Success depends in a very large measure upon individual initiative and exertion, and cannot be achieved except by a dint of hard work. Anna Pavlova
[ Achieved Cannot Depends Dint Except Exertion Hard Individual Initiative Large Measure Success Upon Very Work]
The U.S. states that allow for citizens' initiatives tend to have fewer laws and lower taxes than the ones that don't. But the beauty of the system is that it encourages the spread of best practice. Daniel Hannan
[ Allow Beauty Best Citizens Encourages Fewer Initiatives Laws Lower Ones Practice Spread States System Taxes Tend Than]
We must support initiatives that provide clear, concrete measures and milestones that our troops need for defeating the insurgency, building up Iraqi security forces, and handing over Iraq to the Iraqi people. Sherrod Brown
[ Building Clear Concrete Defeating Forces Handing Initiatives Insurgency Iraq Iraqi Measures Milestones Must Need Our Over Provide Security Support Troops Up]
We created the Cabinet Committee on the Environment to review the environmental implications of all government initiatives. I think what made us successful was the fact that it was a sustained approach. We did something new every year. Brian Mulroney
[ Approach Cabinet Committee Created Did Environment Environmental Every Fact Government Implications Initiatives Made New Review Something Successful Sustained Think Us Year]
It takes more than capital to swing business. You've got to have the A. I. D. degree to get by - Advertising, Initiative, and Dynamics. Isaac Asimov
[ Advertising Business Capital Degree Dynamics Get Got Initiative More Swing Takes Than]
I met the president when he was president-elect at a meeting in Austin. He spoke of his faith. He spoke of his desire for a compassionate conservatism, for a faith-based initiative that would do something for poor people. Jim Wallis
[ Austin Compassionate Conservatism Desire Faith Faith-Based His Initiative Meeting Met Poor President President-Elect Something Spoke Would]
The Mobile Web Initiative is important - information must be made seamlessly available on any device. Tim Berners-Lee
[ Any Available Device Important Information Initiative Made Mobile Must Seamlessly Web]
It is important to nurture any new ideas and initiatives which can make a difference for Africa. Wangari Maathai
[ Africa Any Difference Ideas Important Initiatives Make New Nurture Which]
Without initiative, leaders are simply workers in leadership positions. Bo Bennett Leadership
[ Initiative Leaders Leadership Positions Simply Without Workers]
No one's interested really in knowing what policies or diplomatic initiatives or arms negotiations might have been compromised by me. Aldrich Ames
[ Arms Been Compromised Diplomatic Initiatives Interested Knowing Might Negotiations Policies Really]
What you need if you want jobs are small and medium sized enterprises, local initiatives, labour intensive work, community development, service providers and the like. Susan George
[ Community Development Enterprises Initiatives Intensive Jobs Labour Local Medium Need Providers Service Sized Small Want Work]
The four cornerstones of character on which the structure of this nation was built are: Initiative, Imagination, Individuality and Independence. Eddie Rickenbacker
[ Built Character Cornerstones Four Imagination Independence Individuality Initiative Nation Structure Which]
You cannot build character and courage by taking away a man's initiative and independence. Abraham Lincoln
[ Away Build Cannot Character Courage Independence Initiative Man Taking]
The man whose life is devoted to paperwork has lost the initiative. He is dealing with things that are brought to his notice, having ceased to notice anything for himself. C. Northcote Parkinson
[ Anything Brought Ceased Dealing Devoted Having Himself His Initiative Life Lost Man Notice Paperwork Things Whose]
I've always been a strong supporter of environmental protection and initiatives in that area. But I'm willing to set priorities. If we have to make reductions in one place, we'll have to-in order to increase another place, I'm willing to do that. Judd Gregg
[ Always Another Area Been Environmental Increase Initiatives Make Order Place Priorities Protection Reductions Set Strong Supporter Willing]
The important thing is to concentrate upon what you can do - by yourself, upon your own initiative. Harry Browne
[ Concentrate Important Initiative Own Thing Upon Your Yourself]
It's very clear you have to engage the public and say: You have to vote no on 74, no on 75, no on 76, no on 77. Those are the issues that Arnold pushing. And those are reactionary, Republican initiatives. Warren Beatty
[ Arnold Clear Engage Initiatives Issues Public Pushing Reactionary Republican Say Those Very Vote]
I took the initiative in moving forward a whole range of initiatives that have proven to be important to our country's economic growth, environmental protection, improvements in our educational system. Al Gore
[ Country Economic Educational Environmental Forward Growth Important Improvements Initiative Initiatives Moving Our Protection Proven Range System Took Whole]
No one should suffer from the great delusion that any form of communism or socialism which promotes the dictatorship of the few instead of the initiative of the millions can produce a happier or more prosperous society. Charles E. Wilson
[ Any Communism Delusion Dictatorship Few Form Great Happier Initiative Instead Millions More Produce Promotes Prosperous Should Socialism Society Suffer Which]
The strongest initiative that government can take to ensure Australia is prepared for population ageing, is to maintain a strong economy, and a secure nation. Julie Bishop
[ Ageing Australia Economy Ensure Government Initiative Maintain Nation Population Prepared Secure Strong Strongest Take]
Within a month I announced I was going to start this initiative: A World of Women for World Peace. Eddie Bernice Johnson
[ Announced Going Initiative Month Peace Start Within Women World]
Further, a defensive policy involves the loss of the initiative, with all the consequent disadvantages to the defender. Douglas Haig
[ Consequent Defender Defensive Disadvantages Further Initiative Involves Loss Policy]
Rather than proposing a forward-looking energy initiative, House Republicans continue to push Big Oil's tired old ideas, ideas that will do absolutely nothing to lower gas prices for the American consumer. Jan Schakowsky
[ Absolutely American Big Consumer Continue Energy Forward-Looking Gas House Ideas Initiative Lower Nothing Oil Old Prices Proposing Push Rather Republicans Than Tired Will]
I was approached by Oxfam to go to Mali as their ambassador and get involved in their various initiatives out there. But I felt that was missing the point of using me, a musician. Damon Albarn
[ Ambassador Approached Felt Get Go Initiatives Involved Missing Musician Out Point Their Using Various]
Students must have initiative; they should not be mere imitators. They must learn to think and act for themselves - and be free. Cesar Chavez
[ Act Free Imitators Initiative Learn Mere Must Should Students Themselves Think]
We promote domestic savings by also things like the personal accounts associated with the president's Social Security initiative, which over time would generate more savings. John W. Snow
[ Accounts Also Associated Domestic Generate Initiative More Over Personal President Promote Savings Security Social Things Time Which Would]
Never relinquish the initiative. Charles de Gaulle
[ Initiative Never Relinquish]
The Clean Michigan Initiative has been and continues to be a success. John Engler
[ Been Clean Continues Initiative Michigan Success]
Government cannot and must not replace private initiative. Kim Campbell
[ Cannot Government Initiative Must Private Replace]
Last year, the Assembly of the League, as a result of the initiative taken by the Scandinavian nations, further limited and clarified all the provisions of the clause prescribing the duty of states to participate in sanctions. Hjalmar Branting
[ Assembly Clarified Clause Duty Further Initiative Last League Limited Nations Participate Prescribing Provisions Result Sanctions Scandinavian States Taken Year]
A key U.S. initiative in this trade war must be to develop reliable trading partners in the world. Jo Ann Emerson
[ Develop Initiative Key Must Partners Reliable Trade Trading War World]
Within NATO, our Defence Capabilities Initiative has identified the essential capabilities all Allies must have for modern operations, and Allies are working to meet those requirements. Lord Robertson
[ Allies Capabilities Defence Essential Identified Initiative Meet Modern Must Nato Operations Our Requirements Those Within Working]
We must develop knowledge optimization initiatives to leverage our key learnings. Scott Adams
[ Develop Initiatives Key Knowledge Leverage Must Optimization Our]
Nowadays there is more dynamism in chess, modern players like to take the initiative. Usually they are poor defenders though. Boris Spassky
[ Chess Defenders Dynamism Initiative Modern More Nowadays Players Poor Take Though Usually]
We are seeing healing among the stolen generations, and initiatives which are enabling Indigenous people to make their distinctive contribution to our national life. Malcolm Fraser
[ Among Contribution Distinctive Enabling Generations Healing Indigenous Initiatives Life Make National Our Seeing Stolen Their Which]
Actually, I have been very supportive of a very robust stimulus package from day one. I think this economy has to have a major stimulus initiative because the only group with liquidity is the federal government. Judd Gregg
[ Actually Because Been Day Economy Federal Government Group Initiative Major Only Package Robust Stimulus Supportive Think Very]
The dynamic, creative present, however conditioned and restricted by the effects of prior presents, possesses genuine initiative. Corliss Lamont
[ Conditioned Creative Dynamic Effects Genuine However Initiative Possesses Present Presents Prior Restricted]
My view... would be that we are entering upon a new and interim society which is neither capitalist nor socialist, but in which we can achieve central planning without loss of individual initiative, by the mere process of absorbing initiative in the function of planning. John Grierson
[ Absorbing Achieve Capitalist Central Entering Function Individual Initiative Interim Loss Mere Neither New Nor Planning Process Socialist Society Upon View Which Without Would]
Success comes from taking the initiative and following up... persisting... eloquently expressing the depth of your love. What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life? Tony Robbins
[ Action Comes Could Depth Eloquently Expressing Following Initiative Life Love Momentum New Produce Simple Success Take Taking Today Toward Up Your]
It's been years, decades, since a president has lost a major trade initiative. That would be bad headlines. Gwen Ifill
[ Bad Been Decades Headlines Initiative Lost Major President Since Trade Would Years]
Whether it be a matter of personal relations within a marriage or political initiatives within a peace process, there is no sure-fire do-it-yourself kit. Seamus Heaney
[ Do-It-Yourself Initiatives Kit Marriage Matter Peace Personal Political Process Relations Whether Within]
We expected that people were just waiting for the collapse of the Soviet Union, or at least for its retreat, and they were going to be full of initiative in all areas of life - in culture, in economy and in politics. Andrzej Wajda
[ Areas Collapse Culture Economy Expected Full Going Initiative Just Least Life Politics Retreat Soviet Union Waiting Were]
A shocking crime was committed on the unscrupulous initiative of few individuals, with the blessing of more, and amid the passive acquiescence of all. Tacitus
[ Amid Blessing Committed Crime Few Individuals Initiative More Passive Shocking Unscrupulous]
Only the player with the initiative has the right to attack. Wilhelm Steinitz
[ Attack Initiative Only Player Right]
You can be bound by physical things, as I am by certain sicknesses, but nevertheless you can still be free to recognize that all initiatives really come from yourself if you don't depend upon structures of government or structures of any kind. George Woodcock
[ Am Any Bound Certain Come Depend Free Government Initiatives Kind Nevertheless Physical Really Recognize Sicknesses Still Structures Things Upon Yourself]
At least I know that one film-maker in my career has had the initiative to come to me and thought of me as being capable of doing interesting and complicated work, and so I have a new-found belief that other film-makers will see me in a different way, the way that Patty did. Charlize Theron
[ Being Belief Capable Career Come Complicated Did Different Doing Film-Maker Film-Makers Had Initiative Interesting Know Least Other Patty See Thought Way Will Work]
Just as the process of repealing national alcohol prohibition began with individual states repealing their own prohibition laws, so individual states must now take the initiative with respect to repealing marijuana prohibition laws. George Soros
[ Alcohol Began Individual Initiative Just Laws Must National Now Own Process Prohibition Repealing Respect States Take Their]
A theatre receives recognition through its initiative, which is indispensable for first-rate performances. Franz Liszt
[ First-Rate Indispensable Initiative Performances Receives Recognition Theatre Through Which]
But thanks to the efforts, the initiative of the United States and of the several countries from the world, from Europe, including Turkey, it ended within a few weeks. Bulent Ecevit
[ Countries Efforts Ended Europe Few Including Initiative Several States Thanks Turkey United Weeks Within World]
There has been no appreciable improvement in our country's ability to produce the kind of talent we need in this space. There have been some small initiatives around the country that have been noteworthy. John W. Thompson
[ Ability Around Been Country Improvement Initiatives Kind Need Noteworthy Our Produce Small Some Space Talent]
People who ask us when we will hold talks with Pakistan are perhaps not aware that over the last 55 years, every initiative for a dialogue with Pakistan has invariably come from India. Atal Bihari Vajpayee
[ Ask Aware Come Dialogue Every Hold India Initiative Invariably Last Over Pakistan Perhaps Talks Us Will Years]
The Microsoft actions announced today are exactly the kinds of industry initiatives we need. Microsoft is using its resources to bring real privacy protection to Internet users by creating incentives for more websites to provide strong privacy protection. William M. Daley
[ Actions Announced Bring Creating Exactly Incentives Industry Initiatives Internet Kinds Microsoft More Need Privacy Protection Provide Real Resources Strong Today Users Using Websites]
When you believe in what you're doing and use your imagination and initiative, you can make a difference. Samuel Dash
[ Believe Difference Doing Imagination Initiative Make Use Your]
You destroy the initiative of the working people if they don't feel they have a fighting chance to be a part of the American Dream. James Sinegal
[ American Chance Destroy Dream Feel Fighting Initiative Part Working]
Organisation can never be a substitute for initiative and for judgement. Louis D. Brandeis
[ Initiative Judgement Never Organisation Substitute]
You've got to take the initiative and play your game. In a decisive set, confidence is the difference. Chris Evert
[ Confidence Decisive Difference Game Got Initiative Play Set Take Your]
Furthermore, we believe that health care reform, again I said at the beginning of my remarks, that we sent the three pillars that the President's economic stabilization and job creation initiatives were education and innovation - innovation begins in the classroom - clean energy and climate, addressing the climate issues in an innovative way to keep us number one and competitive in the world with the new technology, and the third, first among equals I may say, is health care, health insurance reform. Nancy Pelosi
[ Addressing Again Among Beginning Begins Believe Care Classroom Clean Climate Competitive Creation Economic Education Energy Equals First Furthermore Health Initiatives Innovation Innovative Insurance Issues Job Keep May New Num]