Quotations that match 'measures'.

The less one knows, the more he thinks he knows, and the more willing he is to employ any and all measures to enforce his views upon others. Paul Harris
[ Any Employ Enforce His Knows Less Measures More Others Thinks Upon Views Willing]
By the time I became chairman and there was more of a feeling of urgency, there was a willingness to accept more forceful measures to try to deal with the inflation. Paul A. Volcker
[ Accept Became Chairman Deal Feeling Forceful Inflation Measures More Time Try Urgency Willingness]
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]
Effective security measures do not come cheap. Arlen Specter
[ Cheap Come Effective Measures Security]
The implementation measures of both Covenants, but especially those of the Covenant concerning civil and political rights, were considerably weakened to the point where they assumed an optional character. Rene Cassin
[ Assumed Both Character Civil Concerning Considerably Covenant Especially Implementation Measures Optional Point Political Rights Those Weakened Were Where]
If my tongue were trained to measures, I would sing a stirring song. Paul Tillich
[ Measures Sing Song Stirring Tongue Trained Were Would]
Desperate affairs require desperate measures. Horatio Nelson
[ Affairs Desperate Measures Require]
The United States strongly seeks a lasting agreement for the discontinuance of nuclear weapons tests. We believe that this would be an important step toward reduction of international tensions and would open the way to further agreement on substantial measures of disarmament. Dwight D. Eisenhower
[ Agreement Believe Disarmament Further Important International Lasting Measures Nuclear Open Reduction Seeks States Step Strongly Substantial Tensions Tests Toward United Way Weapons Would]
I always feel like I'm missing out on something, that someone is having more fun than I am, so I take measures to make sure that is impossible. Jessica Cutler
[ Always Am Feel Fun Having Impossible Make Measures Missing More Out Someone Something Sure Take Than]
The House passage of our bill is a victory for this country! Common sense wins out. I'm just so thrilled and excited. The sale of guns must stop. Halfway measures are not enough. Sarah Brady
[ Bill Common Country Enough Excited Guns Halfway House Just Measures Must Our Out Passage Sale Sense Stop Thrilled Victory Wins]
President Obama instituted the most anti-growth, anti-investment, anti-jobs measures that we have seen in our lifetime. Now he called his agenda ambitious, I call it reckless. Mitt Romney
[ Agenda Ambitious Call Called His Instituted Lifetime Measures Most Now Obama Obama Our President Reckless Seen]
There are few better measures of the concern a society has for its individual members and its own well being than the way it handles criminals. Ramsey Clark
[ Being Better Concern Criminals Few Handles Individual Measures Members Own Society Than Way Well]
This Government has found occasion to express, in a friendly spirit, but with much earnestness, to the Government of the Czar, its serious concern because of the harsh measures now being enforced against the Hebrews in Russia. Benjamin Harrison
[ Against Because Being Concern Czar Earnestness Enforced Express Found Friendly Government Harsh Hebrews Measures Much Now Occasion Russia Serious Spirit]
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]
Measures of self-government and a school council, especially for such young children, were a great innovation. Dora Russell
[ Children Council Especially Great Innovation Measures School Self-Government Such Were Young]
The extraordinary exertions of the colonies, in cooperation with British measures, against the French, in the late war, were acknowledged by the British parliament to be more than adequate to their ability. Mercy Otis Warren
[ Ability Acknowledged Adequate Against British Colonies Cooperation Exertions Extraordinary French Late Measures More Parliament Than Their War Were]
One important measurement issue concerns the fat tails problem that I mentioned earlier. VAR is concerned with extreme outcomes. If the tails of the probability distributions we are using are too thin, our VAR measures are likely to be too low. John Hull
[ Concerned Concerns Earlier Extreme Fat Important Issue Likely Low Measurement Measures Mentioned Our Outcomes Probability Problem Tails Thin Too Using Var]
I'm confident that we have measures in place. And the additional measures that we announced yesterday will be even more protective of our food supply in this country. Ann Veneman
[ Additional Announced Confident Country Even Food Measures More Our Place Protective Supply Will Yesterday]
The death clock is ticking slowly in our breast, and each drop of blood measures its time, and our life is a lingering fever. Georg Buchner
[ Blood Clock Death Drop Each Fever Life Lingering Measures Our Slowly Ticking Time]
The degree of freedom from unwanted thoughts and the degree of concentration on a single thought are the measures to gauge spiritual progress. Ramana Maharshi
[ Concentration Degree Freedom Gauge Measures Progress Single Spiritual Thought Thoughts Unwanted]
All new states are invested, more or less, by a class of noisy, second-rate men who are always in favor of rash and extreme measures, but Texas was absolutely overrun by such men. Sam Houston
[ Absolutely Always Class Extreme Favor Invested Less Measures Men More New Noisy Overrun Rash Second-Rate States Such Texas]
I believe that we should allow younger workers to contribute toward a personal account that they own, as long as it is coupled with deficit reduction measures that enhance the long-term condition of Social Security. Cliff Stearns
[ Account Allow Believe Condition Contribute Coupled Deficit Enhance Long Long-Term Measures Own Personal Reduction Security Should Social Toward Workers Younger]
I'm absolutely convinced that the threat we face now, the idea of a terrorist in the middle of one of our cities with a nuclear weapon, is very real and that we have to use extraordinary measures to deal with it. Dick Cheney
[ Absolutely Cities Convinced Deal Extraordinary Face Idea Measures Middle Now Nuclear Our Real Terrorist Threat Use Very Weapon]
The minister of the Gospel is really the yardstick by which the nation measures its morals. Jimmy Swaggart
[ Gospel Measures Minister Morals Nation Really Which Yardstick]
The longest sword, the strongest lungs, the most voices, are false measures of truth. Benjamin Whichcote
[ False Longest Lungs Measures Most Strongest Sword Truth Voices]
Unfortunately, the food industry has not yet faced this situation and begun taking measures to avoid exploiting our weakness for not knowing when we have had enough. Marvin Harris
[ Avoid Begun Enough Exploiting Faced Food Had Industry Knowing Measures Our Situation Taking Unfortunately Weakness Yet]
In small proportions we just beauties see; And in short measures, life may perfect be. Ben Jonson
[ Beauties Just Life May Measures Perfect Proportions See Short Small]
As a matter of traditional and sound constitutional doctrine, an amendment to the Constitution should be the last resort when all other measures have proved inadequate. Arlen Specter
[ Amendment Constitution Constitutional Doctrine Inadequate Last Matter Measures Other Proved Resort Should Sound Traditional]
Each and every one of the security measures we implement serves an important goal: providing safe and efficient air travel for the millions of people who rely on our aviation system every day. Janet Napolitano
[ Air Aviation Day Each Efficient Every Goal Implement Important Measures Millions Our Providing Rely Safe Security Serves System Travel]
The swimmer adrift on the open seas measures his strength, and strives with all his muscles to keep himself afloat. But what is he to do when there is no land on the horizon, and none beyond it? Georges Duhamel
[ Adrift Afloat Beyond Himself His Horizon Keep Land Measures Muscles None Open Seas Strength Strives Swimmer]
I think that Americans should gradually begin to adopt positive behavior rather than doing evil. They should not expect an immediate reaction in return for their positive measures. It will take time. Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
[ Adopt Americans Begin Behavior Doing Evil Expect Gradually Immediate Measures Positive Rather Reaction Return Should Take Than Their Think Time Will]
But apart from the military measures, security measures, of course, Afghanistan needs great help for building up its social life, its economic life. It has become a very poor country, neglected for many years. Bulent Ecevit
[ Afghanistan Apart Become Building Country Course Economic Great Help Life Many Measures Military Needs Neglected Poor Security Social Up Very Years]
I believe and I say it is true Democratic feeling, that all the measures of the Government are directed to the purpose of making the rich richer and the poor poorer. William Henry Harrison
[ Believe Democratic Directed Feeling Government Making Measures Poor Poorer Purpose Rich Richer Say True]
We need to do a lot more thinking about how the regime is going to evolve, how the bad guys are going to adapt their tactics, and what measures we're going to need in order to go forward. Mitchell Reiss
[ Adapt Bad Evolve Forward Go Going Guys How Lot Measures More Need Order Regime Tactics Their Thinking]
Once vigorous measures appear to be the only means left of bringing the Americans to a due submission to the mother country, the colonies will submit. George III
[ Americans Appear Bringing Colonies Country Due Left Means Measures Mother Once Only Submission Submit Vigorous Will]
Blacks who have not succumbed to the victim culture have been, are, and will be doing quite well - all on their own, without handouts, affirmative action, and other patronizing measures. Tammy Bruce
[ Action Affirmative Been Blacks Culture Doing Measures Other Own Patronizing Quite Succumbed Their Victim Well Will Without]
The situation in the West Bank and Gaza involves a military occupation amid urban guerrilla warfare, analogous to the British security measures in Northern Island, that hopefully will end with a cease-fire. Jack Schwartz
[ Amid Analogous Bank British Cease-Fire End Gaza Guerrilla Hopefully Involves Island Measures Military Northern Occupation Security Situation Urban Warfare West Will]
Extraordinary measures were required and I realize that not all of these steps were popular. Tom McCall
[ Extraordinary Measures Popular Realize Required Steps These Were]
It is what makes the reform process an art, not just a science. You have to develop a strategy that tells you what reform measures you should follow and in what sequence. Vaclav Klaus
[ Art Develop Follow Just Makes Measures Process Reform Science Sequence Should Strategy Tells]
I am against preventive war because it means measures by the UN against us. Moshe Sharett
[ Against Am Because Means Measures Preventive Un Us War]
Politicians have to be committed to people in equal measures. Angela Merkel
[ Committed Equal Measures Politicians]
Some members of both Houses have, it is true, been removed from their employments under the Crown; but were they ever told, either by me or by any other of his majesty's servants, that it was for opposing the measures of the administration in Parliament? Robert Walpole
[ Administration Any Been Both Crown Either Employments Ever His Houses Majesty Measures Members Opposing Other Parliament Removed Servants Some Their Told True Under Were]
We shouldn't any of us be afraid of teaching protective measures to save lives. Kyan Douglas
[ Afraid Any Lives Measures Protective Save Teaching Us]
You can measure opportunity with the same yardstick that measures the risk involved. They go together. Earl Nightingale
[ Go Involved Measure Measures Opportunity Risk Same Together Yardstick]
So much of what is best in us is bound up in our love of family, that it remains the measure of our stability because it measures our sense of loyalty. All other pacts of love or fear derive from it and are modeled upon it. Haniel Long
[ Because Best Bound Derive Family Fear Love Loyalty Measure Measures Modeled Much Other Our Remains Sense Stability Up Upon Us]
Incentives are not strategy, they are tactics. Defensive measures. Carlos Ghosn
[ Defensive Incentives Measures Strategy Tactics]
I retired from public Business from a thorough Conviction that it was not in my Power to do any Good, and very much disgusted with Measures, which appeared to me inconsistent with common Policy and Justice. George Mason
[ Any Appeared Business Common Conviction Disgusted Good Inconsistent Justice Measures Much Policy Power Public Retired Thorough Very Which]
My conviction of the necessity of further legislative provisions for the safe-keeping and disbursement of the public moneys and my opinion in regard to the measures best adapted to the accomplishment of those objects have been already submitted to you. Martin Van Buren
[ Accomplishment Adapted Already Been Best Conviction Further Legislative Measures Moneys Necessity Objects Opinion Provisions Public Regard Submitted Those]
These funds will ensure that ports will be able to pay for adequate security measures to protect all Americans against terrorist attacks from our seaports. Bobby Scott
[ Able Adequate Against Americans Attacks Ensure Funds Measures Our Pay Ports Protect Seaports Security Terrorist These Will]
Let not a man do what his sense of right bids him not to do, nor desire what it forbids him to desire. This is sufficient. The skillful artist will not alter his measures for the sake of a stupid workman. Mencius
[ Alter Artist Bids Desire Forbids Him His Man Measures Nor Right Sake Sense Skillful Stupid Sufficient Will Workman]
Economists are coming to acknowledge that measures of national wealth and poverty in terms strictly of average income tell you little that is significant of the health or viability of a society. Rowan D. Williams
[ Acknowledge Average Coming Economists Health Income Little Measures National Poverty Significant Society Strictly Tell Terms Viability Wealth]
Although... the Chief Magistrate must almost of necessity be chosen by a party and stand pledged to its principles and measures, yet in his official action he should not be the President of a party only, but of the whole people of the United States. James K. Polk History
[ Action Almost Although Chief Chosen His Magistrate Measures Must Necessity Official Only Party Pledged President Principles Should Stand States United Whole Yet]
A strong conviction that something must be done is the parent of many bad measures. Daniel Webster
[ Bad Conviction Done Many Measures Must Parent Something Strong]
It seems that American patriotism measures itself against an outcast group. The right Americans are the right Americans because they're not like the wrong Americans, who are not really Americans. Eric Hobsbawm
[ Against American Americans Because Group Itself Measures Outcast Patriotism Really Right Seems Wrong]
The readings of Soviet society are as many as the experts you speak to. In my view, it's a society that is overdue for measures of democratization and organization. E. P. Thompson
[ Democratization Experts Many Measures Organization Overdue Readings Society Soviet Speak View]
During the last regular session and the most recent special session, measures that I see as little more than Band-Aids were applied to three health programs in the state. Jane D. Hull
[ Applied During Health Last Little Measures More Most Programs Recent Regular See Session Special State Than Three Were]
I believe that all the measures of the Government are directed to the purpose of making the rich richer and the poor poorer. William Henry Harrison
[ Believe Directed Government Making Measures Poor Poorer Purpose Rich Richer]
There was no censorship of the press: in general, the War Measures Act could have been made even more radical. Robert Bourassa
[ Act Been Censorship Could Even General Made Measures More Press Radical War]
Of course, you always have to be concerned about hijacking. But with the measures that are in place right now, I'd say that probably the airways are as safe as they've been in a good number of years. Hugh Shelton
[ Airways Always Been Concerned Course Good Hijacking Measures Now Number Place Probably Right Safe Say Years]
First, the American legislative process isn't well suited to large and complex measures. George J. Mitchell
[ American Complex First Large Legislative Measures Process Suited Well]
Border security is a complex issue and will remain a top priority during the 2007 legislative year. As Congress works to fix this problem, I will continue to push for strong measures that beef up security at our borders. Randy Neugebauer
[ Beef Border Borders Complex Congress Continue During Fix Issue Legislative Measures Our Priority Problem Push Remain Security Strong Top Up Will Works Year]
Comrade Deng Xiaoping - along with other party elders - gave the party leadership their firm and full support to put down the political disturbance using forceful measures. Li Peng
[ Along Comrade Disturbance Down Elders Firm Forceful Full Gave Leadership Measures Other Party Political Put Support Their Using]
If we don't take effective measures now, the Netherlands could be torn between two extreme rights. Ayaan Hirsi Ali
[ Between Could Effective Extreme Measures Netherlands Now Rights Take Torn Two]
In recent years, research into the prevention and treatment of arthritis has led to measures that successfully reduce pain and improve the quality of life for millions. Charles W. Pickering
[ Arthritis Improve Into Led Life Measures Millions Pain Prevention Quality Recent Reduce Research Successfully Treatment Years]
In fact any experiment that measures a quantum effect is one in which the quantum effect is aligned with the behavior of some heavy, macroscopic object; that's how we measure it. Murray Gell-Mann
[ Aligned Any Behavior Effect Experiment Fact Heavy How Macroscopic Measure Measures Object Quantum Some Which]
I think that's unjustified criticism. We have had a number of measures in place in this country for several years to mitigate the possibility of mad cow spreading in this country. We have found a single case. Ann Veneman
[ Case Country Cow Criticism Found Had Mad Measures Mitigate Number Place Possibility Several Single Spreading Think Unjustified Years]
But a science is exact to the extent that its method measures up to and is adequate to its object. Gabriel Marcel
[ Adequate Exact Extent Measures Method Object Science Up]
By adopting the other trade, we place ourselves by the side of those whose measures tend not only to the improvement of their own subjects, but to the emancipation of the slave everywhere. Henry Charles Carey
[ Adopting Emancipation Everywhere Improvement Measures Only Other Ourselves Own Place Side Slave Subjects Tend Their Those Trade Whose]
And while the U.S. can never be 100 percent safe from a future strike, our government is working around the clock on measures to protect the American people. Roger Wicker
[ American Around Clock Future Government Measures Never Our Percent Protect Safe Strike While Working]
All the measures of the Government are directed to the purpose of making the rich richer and the poor poorer. William Henry Harrison
[ Directed Government Making Measures Poor Poorer Purpose Rich Richer]
But recently I began to feel that maybe I wouldn't be able to do what I want to do and need to do with American musicians, who are imprisoned behind these bars; music's got these bars and measures you know. Sun Ra
[ Able American Bars Began Behind Feel Got Imprisoned Know Maybe Measures Music Musicians Need Recently These Want]
Most breast cancer-related deaths can be prevented through simple and painless preventive measures. A late diagnosis can result in more serious, long-term consequences. Olympia Snowe
[ Consequences Deaths Diagnosis Late Long-Term Measures More Most Painless Prevented Preventive Result Serious Simple Through]
As part of our layered approach, we have expedited the deployment of new Advanced Imaging Technology (AIT) units to help detect concealed metallic and non-metallic threats on passengers. These machines are now in use at airports nationwide, and the vast majority of travelers say they prefer this technology to alternative screening measures. Janet Napolitano
[ Advanced Airports Alternative Approach Concealed Deployment Detect Help Imaging Layered Machines Majority Measures Nationwide New Now Our Part Passengers Prefer Say Screening Technology These Threats Travelers Units Use Vast]
What we want is a lasting peace. We will oppose soft measures which invite the breaking of the peace. James F. Byrnes
[ Breaking Invite Lasting Measures Oppose Peace Soft Want Which Will]
Oh leave the Wise our measures to collate. One thing at least is certain, light has weight. One thing is certain and the rest debate. Light rays, when near the Sun, do not go straight. Arthur Eddington
[ Certain Debate Go Least Leave Light Measures Near Oh Our Rays Rest Straight Sun Thing Weight Wise]
I'm confident that the terrorists are aware that from the curb to the cockpit we've got additional security measures that didn't exist a couple of years ago. Tom Ridge
[ Additional Ago Aware Cockpit Confident Couple Curb Exist Got Measures Security Terrorists Years]
These measures may not constitute an absolute guarantee of peace, but, in my opinion, they constitute the greatest preventive measures ever adopted by nations. Frank B. Kellogg
[ Absolute Adopted Constitute Ever Greatest Guarantee May Measures Nations Opinion Peace Preventive These]
Not only should we be giving Amtrak the money it needs to continue to provide services; we should be providing security money to upgrade their tracks and improve safety and security measures in the entire rail system. Corrine Brown
[ Amtrak Continue Entire Giving Improve Measures Money Needs Only Provide Providing Rail Safety Security Services Should System Their Tracks Upgrade]
We are, by many measures, one of the more diverse cities in the country, growing more diverse all the time, and one of the more harmonious in terms of how we live together. John Hickenlooper
[ Cities Country Diverse Growing Harmonious How Live Many Measures More Terms Time Together]
In addition to a soaring stock market, 6.6 million jobs have been created since tax relief measures went into effect in 2003. Our deficit situation has also improved as tax revenues have increased at double-digit rates over the past two years. Randy Neugebauer
[ Addition Also Been Created Deficit Double-Digit Effect Improved Increased Into Jobs Market Measures Million Our Over Past Rates Relief Revenues Since Situation Soaring Stock Tax Two Went Years]
Intervention for the prevention and control of osteoporosis should comprise a combination of legislative action, educational measures, health service activities, media coverage, and individual counselling to initiate changes in behaviour. Gro Harlem Brundtland
[ Action Activities Behaviour Changes Combination Comprise Control Coverage Educational Health Individual Initiate Intervention Legislative Measures Media Osteoporosis Prevention Service Should]
I have always supported measures and principles and not men. Davy Crockett
[ Always Measures Men Principles Supported]
But if the UN cannot or will not revise its rules in ways that establish beyond question the legality of the measures the United States must take to protect the American people, then we should unashamedly and explicitly reject the jurisdiction of these rules. Richard Perle
[ American Beyond Cannot Establish Explicitly Jurisdiction Legality Measures Must Protect Question Reject Revise Rules Should States Take Then These Un United Ways Will]
Pension reform can be hard to talk about. In the long run, reform now means fewer demands for layoffs and less draconian measures in the future. It's in the best interest of all Californians to fix this system now. Jerry Brown
[ Best Demands Draconian Fewer Fix Future Hard Interest Less Long Means Measures Now Pension Reform Run System Talk]
Over the past two years, the House has passed more than 50 measures focused on stimulating the economy and expanding opportunities for American workers. The tax relief provisions in this package have been an important part of our pro-growth agenda. Roger Wicker
[ Agenda American Been Economy Expanding Focused House Important Measures More Opportunities Our Over Package Part Passed Past Pro-Growth Provisions Relief Stimulating Tax Than Two Workers Years]
A man's friendships are one of the best measures of his worth. Charles Darwin
[ Best Friendships His Man Measures Worth]