Quotations that match 'navy'.

As the existence of a corps of professors of mathematics is peculiar to our navy, as well as an apparent, perhaps a real, anomaly, some account of it may be of interest. Simon Newcomb
[ Account Anomaly Apparent Corps Existence Interest Mathematics May Navy Our Peculiar Perhaps Professors Real Some Well]
Pink is the navy blue of India. Diana Vreeland
[ Blue India Navy Pink]
We all know the Navy is never wrong, but in this case it was a little weak on being right. Wendell Mayes
[ Being Case Know Little Navy Never Right Weak Wrong]
My uncle and my grandfather both worked in the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Dave Van Ronk
[ Both Brooklyn Grandfather Navy Uncle Worked Yard]
Later, after flying in the Navy for four or five years, spending some time on an aircraft carrier, I applied to and was accepted in a program where I went to graduate school first and then to the Naval Test Pilots School. Mark Kelly
[ Accepted After Aircraft Applied Carrier First Five Flying Four Graduate Later Naval Navy Pilots Program School Some Spending Test Then Time Went Where Years]
I enlisted when I was a boy. The Navy looked after me like my mother. It fed me, took care of me and gave me wonderful opportunities. Tony Curtis
[ After Boy Care Enlisted Fed Gave Looked Mother Navy Opportunities Took Wonderful]
I stayed in the Navy until July of 1946. Daniel J. Evans
[ July Navy Stayed Until]
I go into a young film director's office these days and he says, 'Hey man, I know who you are. I grew up watching 'McHale's Navy'. And I think, 'Oh boy, here we go again'. Mako
[ Again Boy Days Director Film Go Grew Here Hey Into Know Man Navy Office Oh Says These Think Up Watching Young]
Those who served, and those who continue to serve in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard took an oath to uphold and protect the Constitution against all enemies foreign and domestic, and we can never forget the importance of their commitment to our Nation. Robin Hayes
[ Against Air Army Coast Commitment Constitution Continue Domestic Enemies Force Foreign Forget Guard Importance Marines Nation Navy Never Oath Our Protect Serve Served Their Those Took Uphold]
I left Scotland when I was 16 because I had no qualifications for anything but to join the Navy, having left school at 13. Sean Connery
[ Anything Because Had Having Join Left Navy Qualifications School Scotland]
Later on, there were some problems with our navy, so he made me the head of the navy - all things that I hardly knew anything about. I was basically an ignorant young man. Shimon Peres
[ Anything Basically Hardly Head Ignorant Knew Later Made Man Navy Our Problems Some Things Were Young]
The Royal Navy of England hath ever been its greatest defense and ornament; it is its ancient and natural strength; the floating bulwark of the island. William Blackstone
[ Ancient Been Bulwark Defense England Ever Floating Greatest Hath Island Natural Navy Ornament Royal Strength]
The highly skilled workers at Lima have enabled the plant to grow far beyond its original mission, now providing a wide variety of cutting-edge military vehicles and equipment to the Army, Navy, and Marine Corps. Michael Oxley
[ Army Beyond Corps Cutting-Edge Enabled Equipment Far Grow Highly Marine Military Mission Navy Now Original Plant Providing Skilled Variety Vehicles Wide Workers]
Well, my father was in the Army and we traveled quite a bit when I was growing up, and I thought that I would like to have a military career, although I was drawn more towards the Navy. Marc Garneau
[ Although Army Bit Career Drawn Father Growing Military More Navy Quite Thought Towards Traveled Up Well Would]
The Navy's paid for you to go through school, and then they need doctors to go out and take care of people who are in various different parts of the world. I decided to pay back my time first as an undersea medical officer. I was stationed in Scotland. Laurel Clark
[ Back Care Decided Different Doctors First Go Medical Navy Need Officer Out Paid Parts Pay School Scotland Stationed Take Then Through Time Various World]
I wanted to be an artist. I was studying art. I wanted to be a great painter. When I went into the Navy, there wasn't much to draw at sea. So I began writing, and I began reading a lot. Evan Hunter
[ Art Artist Began Draw Great Into Lot Much Navy Painter Reading Sea Studying Wanted Went Writing]
My father took me back home, back to Greenwich Village, and he thought by taking me out of the orphanage he'd be out of the World War too. But no way - they got him anyway. He went in the Navy and then I lived on the streets. Gregory Corso
[ Anyway Back Father Got Greenwich Him Home Lived Navy Orphanage Out Streets Taking Then Thought Too Took Village War Way Went World]
Neither the Army nor the Navy is of any protection, or very little protection, against aerial raids. Alexander Graham Bell
[ Aerial Against Any Army Little Navy Neither Nor Protection Raids Very]
I've been to a number of places and seen for myself the caliber of people who are in the Navy today - in all the services for that matter. This is an altogether different bunch. These people of today are really bright, young, good people. Ernest Borgnine
[ Altogether Been Bright Bunch Caliber Different Good Matter Myself Navy Number Places Really Seen Services These Today Young]
The ship was masted according to the proportion of the navy; but on my application the masts were shortened, as I thought them too much for her, considering the nature of the voyage. William Bligh
[ According Application Considering Her Much Nature Navy Proportion Ship Shortened Them Thought Too Voyage Were]
No nation ought to keep a navy larger than is necessary to do police duty. George William Norris
[ Duty Keep Larger Nation Navy Necessary Ought Police Than]
And then, when I left Princeton in the middle of my sophomore year, I went into the navy. Harry Mathews
[ Into Left Middle Navy Princeton Sophomore Then Went Year]
Kennedy lied and lied about his health while he was alive, even using his father's influence to get into the Navy without ever taking a medical examination. Richard Reeves
[ Alive Even Ever Examination Father Get Health His Influence Into Kennedy Lied Medical Navy Taking Using While Without]
It is too maddening. I've got to fly off, right now, to some devilish navy yard, three hours in a seasick steamer, and after being heartily sick, I'll have to speak three times, and then I'll be sick coming home. Still, who would not be sick for England? John Masefield
[ After Being Coming Devilish England Fly Got Heartily Home Hours Maddening Navy Now Off Right Seasick Sick Some Speak Still Then Three Times Too Would Yard]
There is no cannibalism in the British navy, absolutely none, and when I say none, I mean there is a certain amount. Graham Chapman
[ Absolutely Amount British Cannibalism Certain Mean Navy None Say]
But the Air Force was sort of a bastard child of the Army, much like the Marines with the Navy. Everything had to be done over by the Army after it had already been done by the Air Corps, a mess. Stuart Symington
[ After Air Already Army Been Child Corps Done Everything Force Had Marines Mess Much Navy Over Sort]
I never made a career decision based solely on my desire to be an astronaut. I attended the Naval Academy because I wanted to be a Navy pilot. I majored in math because math had always come pretty easily to me and I liked it. John L. Phillips
[ Academy Always Astronaut Attended Based Because Career Come Decision Desire Easily Had Liked Made Majored Math Naval Navy Never Pilot Pretty Solely Wanted]
I received my parents' permission and went into the Navy on June 3, 1941. Jack Adams
[ Into June Navy Parents Permission Received Went]
And then, when I went into the Navy, there was no choice. You took about half of the hours during your naval training as naval courses and the other half were engineering. Daniel J. Evans
[ Choice Courses During Engineering Half Hours Into Naval Navy Other Then Took Training Went Were Your]
There were gentlemen and there were seamen in the navy of Charles the Second. But the seamen were not gentlemen; and the gentlemen were not seamen. Thomas B. Macaulay
[ Charles Gentlemen Navy Seamen Second Were]
When I lost my rifle, the Army charged me 85 dollars. That is why in the Navy the Captain goes down with the ship. Dick Gregory
[ Army Captain Charged Dollars Down Goes Lost Navy Rifle Ship Why]
The head of a ship however has not always an immediate relation to her name, at least in the British navy. William Falconer
[ Always British Head Her However Immediate Least Name Navy Relation Ship]
The main American naval forces were shifted to the Pacific region and an American admiral made a strong declaration to the effect that if war were to break out between Japan and the United States, the Japanese navy could be sunk in a matter of weeks. Hideki Tojo
[ Admiral American Between Break Could Declaration Effect Forces Japan Japanese Made Main Matter Naval Navy Out Pacific Region Shifted States Strong Sunk United War Weeks Were]
To compel the nation with challenge the traditional American doctrine of freedom of the seas, every man and every ship in the navy is solemnly pledged. Josephus Daniels
[ American Challenge Compel Doctrine Every Freedom Man Nation Navy Pledged Seas Ship Solemnly Traditional]
No matter what happens, the U.S. Navy is not going to be caught napping. Frank Knox
[ Caught Going Happens Matter Napping Navy]
I joined the Navy hoping to be submariner and ended up in the sub service aboard a tender in the Pacific. Tony Curtis
[ Aboard Ended Hoping Joined Navy Pacific Service Sub Tender Up]
I went to military college in Canada and graduated as an officer in the Navy but also as an engineer. Marc Garneau
[ Also Canada College Engineer Graduated Military Navy Officer Went]
But I felt it necessary to be part of the war effort and I enlisted in the Navy to be a flyer. Paul Berg
[ Effort Enlisted Felt Flyer Navy Necessary Part War]
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]
In my opinion the greatest advantage we can at present expect from our Navy; for at this early period We can not expect to have a Navy to cope with the British. William Whipple
[ Advantage British Cope Early Expect Greatest Navy Opinion Our Period Present]
The Navy has changed a great deal. Not that the officers of my day were bad, because I served under a lot of good officers, believe me. But there were a few bad ones, too. Ernest Borgnine
[ Bad Because Believe Changed Day Deal Few Good Great Lot Navy Officers Ones Served Too Under Were]
Two weeks before the attack on the USS Cole and then again two days before the attack, they saw through their analysis that a major event was going to occur in Yemen. They told the Navy not to bring the Cole into Yemen harbor. It went in and was attacked. Curt Weldon
[ Again Analysis Attack Attacked Before Bring Cole Days Event Going Harbor Into Major Navy Occur Saw Their Then Through Told Two Weeks Went Yemen]
I got called back into the Navy during the Korean War. Daniel J. Evans
[ Back Called During Got Into Korean Navy War]
I was a Navy officer writing about Navy problems and I simply stole this lovely Army nurse and popped her into a Navy uniform, where she has done very well for herself. James A. Michener
[ Army Done Her Herself Into Lovely Navy Nurse Officer Popped Problems She Simply Stole Uniform Very Well Where Writing]
After the navy, I transferred to Harvard and finished there. I was there the spring term of 1951 and I stayed through the summer term and a whole other year, so I was able to do two years in a little less than a year and a half. Harry Mathews
[ Able After Finished Half Harvard Less Little Navy Other Spring Stayed Summer Term Than Through Transferred Two Whole Year Years]
The Marine Corps is the Navy's police force and as long as I am President that is what it will remain. They have a propaganda machine that is almost equal to Stalin's. Harry S. Truman History
[ Almost Am Corps Equal Force Long Machine Marine Navy Police President Propaganda Remain Stalin Will]
Before the BBC, I joined the Navy in order to travel. David Attenborough
[ Bbc Before Joined Navy Order Travel]
We pay for the navy, and we have no commerce for the navy to protect; we pay for the army, and we loathe and execrate the work upon which it has been engaged. John Edward Redmond
[ Army Been Commerce Engaged Loathe Navy Pay Protect Upon Which Work]
FDR had been Assistant Secretary of the Navy. They told me, now forgotten, just how many pictures of ships they took out of the White House after he died. But he could choose good men. Stuart Symington
[ After Assistant Been Choose Could Died Forgotten Good Had House How Just Many Men Navy Now Out Pictures Secretary Ships Told Took White]
The only kind of movement you could make in the Navy was to be a platoon leader or one of those kinds of things as you got more senior in your Navy career. Daniel J. Evans
[ Career Could Got Kind Kinds Leader Make More Movement Navy Only Platoon Senior Things Those Your]
We had not had time to establish ourselves as a double act before Ernie joined the Merchant Navy. I teamed up with the brother of the late Dave Morris. Eric Morecambe
[ Act Before Brother Dave Double Establish Had Joined Late Merchant Morris Navy Ourselves Time Up]
I went over to the Charlestown Navy Yard yesterday and saw some big men of war, one over 100 guns. John D. Long
[ Big Guns Men Navy Over Saw Some War Went Yard Yesterday]
My whole world before I joined the Navy was my neighborhood in the Bronx. Tony Curtis
[ Before Bronx Joined Navy Neighborhood Whole World]
I was 20 years old at Pearl Harbor. I was in the Navy about a year and four months before the war. Barney Ross
[ Before Four Harbor Months Navy Old Pearl War Year Years]