Quotations that match 'tactic'.

On the eighteenth of December 1972, when we thought we were getting another of the hundreds of little tactical air raids, we heard the bombs going in out there in the railroad yards and this went on for about thirty minutes. James Stockdale
[ Air Another Bombs December Eighteenth Getting Going Heard Hundreds Little Minutes Out Raids Railroad Tactical Thirty Thought Went Were Yards]
Football tactics are rapidly becoming as complicated as the chemical formula for splitting the atom. Jimmy Greaves
[ Atom Becoming Chemical Complicated Football Formula Rapidly Splitting Tactics]
Democracy's a very fragile thing. You have to take care of democracy. As soon as you stop being responsible to it and allow it to turn into scare tactics, it's no longer democracy, is it? It's something else. It may be an inch away from totalitarianism. Sam Shepard
[ Allow Away Being Care Democracy Else Fragile Inch Into Longer May Responsible Scare Something Soon Stop Tactics Take Thing Totalitarianism Turn Very]
And luckily, therefore the good old days return. The traditional art of driving counts again, and it is all about good tactics, skills and reflexes instead of simple power. Jacky Ickx
[ Again Art Counts Days Driving Good Instead Luckily Old Power Reflexes Return Simple Skills Tactics Therefore Traditional]
As I speak to you today, government censors somewhere are working furiously to erase my words from the records of history. But history itself has already condemned these tactics. Hillary Clinton
[ Already Censors Condemned Erase Furiously Government History Itself Records Somewhere Speak Tactics These Today Words Working]
Always remember the first rule of power tactics; power is not only what you have but what the enemy thinks you have. Saul Alinsky
[ Always Enemy First Only Power Remember Rule Tactics Thinks]
When they write about real stuff like my custody battle, that's no fun. Some things have leaked out about accusations that have gone back and forth and that's just mean. It's a tactic. Dean Cain
[ Accusations Back Battle Custody Forth Fun Gone Just Leaked Mean Out Real Some Stuff Tactic Things Write]
In the light of our culture, these are not unreasonable questions and tactics, but if once again, we try to see the lens through which we look, we can see that there is far too great an emphasis placed on the future. Alan Dundes
[ Again Culture Emphasis Far Future Great Lens Light Look Once Our Placed Questions See Tactics These Through Too Try Unreasonable Which]
Alinsky's 1971 book, "Rules for Radicals," is a favorite of the Obamas. Michele Obama quoted it at the Democratic Convention. One Alinsky tactic is to "Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, and polarize it." That's what the White House did in targeting Rush Limbaugh, Rick Santelli and Jim Cramer. Karl Rove
[ Book Convention Democratic Did Favorite Freeze House Jim Limbaugh Obama Obama Pick Quoted Radicals Rick Rules Rush Tactic Target Targeting White]
America has lost the moral high ground with the rest of the world, and we have fewer allies as a result. President Bush and his administration have undermined the war on terror by using tactics outlawed by international treaty and condemned by even our closest friends. John Olver
[ Administration Allies America Bush Closest Condemned Even Fewer Friends Ground High His International Lost Moral Our Outlawed President Rest Result Tactics Terror Treaty Undermined Using War World]
What does it mean with regard to tactics, this fact that the proletariat of Western Europe stands all alone: that it has no prospect of any help whatsoever from any other class? Herman Gorter
[ Alone Any Class Does Europe Fact Help Mean Other Proletariat Prospect Regard Stands Tactics Western Whatsoever]
Players lose you games, not tactics. There's so much crap talked about tactics by people who barely know how to win at dominoes. Brian Clough
[ Barely Crap Games How Know Lose Much Players Tactics Talked Win]
He is neither a strategist nor is he schooled in the operational arts, nor is he a tactician, nor is he a general. Other than that he's a great military man. Norman Schwarzkopf
[ Arts General Great Man Military Neither Nor Operational Other Schooled Strategist Than]
Strategy is buying a bottle of fine wine when you take a lady out for dinner. Tactics is getting her to drink it. Frank Muir
[ Bottle Buying Dinner Drink Fine Getting Her Lady Out Strategy Tactics Take Wine]
I found it liberating of necessity to devise my own style and my own tactics and to look for a voice on the instrument because there weren't really any that impacted strongly on me. Steve Swallow
[ Any Because Devise Found Impacted Instrument Liberating Look Necessity Own Really Strongly Style Tactics Voice Weren]
Permissiveness is the principle of treating children as if they were adults; and the tactic of making sure they never reach that stage. Thomas Szasz
[ Adults Children Making Never Principle Reach Stage Sure Tactic Treating Were]
Wal-Mart's success strategies and tactics are easy to understand yet hard to duplicate. Michael Bergdahl
[ Duplicate Easy Hard Strategies Success Tactics Understand Wal-Mart Yet]
We have a president who stole the presidency through family ties, arrogance and intimidation, employing Republican operatives to exercise the tactics of voter fraud by disenfranchising thousands of blacks, elderly Jews and other minorities. Barbra Streisand
[ Arrogance Blacks Elderly Employing Exercise Family Fraud Intimidation Jews Minorities Operatives Other Presidency President Republican Stole Tactics Thousands Through Ties Voter]
When you just work tactically, in pure football sessions, you can see the way they can think football. Jose Mourinho
[ Football Just Pure See Sessions Tactically Think Way Work]
Anything that prevents you from being friendly, a good neighbour, is a terror tactic. Richard Stallman
[ Anything Being Friendly Good Neighbour Prevents Tactic Terror]
Yes, young men, Italy owes to you an undertaking which has merited the applause of the universe. You have conquered and you will conquer still, because you are prepared for the tactics that decide the fate of battles. Giuseppe Garibaldi
[ Applause Battles Because Conquer Conquered Decide Fate Italy Men Merited Owes Prepared Still Tactics Undertaking Universe Which Will Yes Young]
Tactics mean doing what you can with what you have. Saul Alinsky
[ Doing Mean Tactics]
Well, first of all, let me say that I might have made a tactical error in not going to a physician for 20 years. It was one of those phobias that really didn't pay off. Warren Zevon
[ Error First Going Made Might Off Pay Physician Really Say Tactical Those Well Years]
We have drained common sense out of our politics. The more we focus on tactics and games, the more good people check out and give up. Deval Patrick
[ Check Common Drained Focus Games Give Good More Our Out Politics Sense Tactics Up]
Strategy requires thought, tactics require observation. Max Euwe
[ Observation Require Requires Strategy Tactics Thought]
Perhaps the single most important element in mastering the techniques and tactics of racing is experience. But once you have the fundamentals, acquiring the experience is a matter of time. Greg LeMond Sports
[ Acquiring Element Experience Fundamentals Important Mastering Matter Most Once Perhaps Racing Single Tactics Techniques Time]
The plan we developed to deal with al Qaeda depended on developing sources of human and technical intelligence that could give us insights into his plans at the tactical level. This is easy to say but hard to accomplish. Cofer Black
[ Accomplish Al Could Deal Depended Developed Developing Easy Give Hard His Human Insights Intelligence Into Level Plan Plans Qaeda Say Sources Tactical Technical Us]
Of course, the psychological part, the tactics, is very important. Sergei Bubka
[ Course Important Part Psychological Tactics Very]
So, my tactic with conservation of apex predators is to get people excited and take them to where they live. Steve Irwin
[ Apex Conservation Excited Get Live Predators Tactic Take Them Where]
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]
And it raises a fundamental question: How long can we move the world in one direction while we move in another direction, and do we want to backslide into an era that we finally emerged from where we had a nuclear weapon for every tactical mission? John Spratt
[ Another Direction Emerged Era Every Finally Fundamental Had How Into Long Mission Move Nuclear Question Raises Tactical Want Weapon Where While World]
If an ordinary person is silent, it may be a tactical maneuver. If a writer is silent, he is lying. Jaroslav Seifert
[ Lying Maneuver May Ordinary Person Silent Tactical Writer]
Preemption is the right of any nation in order to preserve its National Security; however, preemptive war is a tactic, not a strategy. When used as a strategy preemption dilutes diplomacy, creates an atmosphere of distrust, and promotes regional instability. Ellen Tauscher
[ Any Atmosphere Creates Diplomacy Distrust However Instability Nation National Order Preemption Preemptive Preserve Promotes Regional Right Security Strategy Tactic Used War]
Singling out political opponents for working against the ruling party is precisely the tactic of every tyrannical government from Red China to Venezuela. The first step in the process is creating unfounded public suspicion of political opponents, followed by arresting and jailing any who continue speaking against the regime. John Carter
[ Against Any Arresting China Continue Creating Every First Followed Government Opponents Out Party Political Precisely Process Public Red Regime Ruling Singling Speaking Step Suspicion Tactic Tyrannical Unfounded Venezuela Worki]
I think President Obama is a committed, practicing nonideologue. He's consumed by neither tactics nor ideology. He is more concerned about outcomes than he is about process and categorizations. David Axelrod
[ Committed Concerned Consumed Ideology More Neither Nor Obama Obama Outcomes Practicing President Process Tactics Than Think]
Incentives are not strategy, they are tactics. Defensive measures. Carlos Ghosn
[ Defensive Incentives Measures Strategy Tactics]
All men can see these tactics whereby I conquer, but what none can see is the strategy out of which victory is evolved. Sun Tzu
[ Conquer Evolved Men None Out See Strategy Tactics These Victory Whereby Which]
Once you accept your own death, all of a sudden you're free to live. You no longer care about your reputation. You no longer care except so far as your life can be used tactically to promote a cause you believe in. Saul Alinsky
[ Accept Believe Care Cause Death Except Far Free Life Live Longer Once Own Promote Reputation Sudden Tactically Used Your]
There were no strategic mistakes that could affect Russia's history and it further development. No, there were no such mistakes. Tactical errors were made in some less significant options, problems and so on. But, on the whole, Russia embarked on a correct path and it changed. Boris Yeltsin
[ Affect Changed Correct Could Development Embarked Errors Further History Less Made Mistakes Options Path Problems Russia Significant Some Strategic Such Tactical Were Whole]
Nonviolent tactics can move into action on our behalf men not naturally inclined to act for us. Barbara Deming
[ Act Action Behalf Inclined Into Men Move Naturally Nonviolent Our Tactics Us]
So we have a group within the office that is devoted to support for the war fighter. That's, of necessity, an operational and tactical level of concern. Stephen Cambone
[ Concern Devoted Fighter Group Level Necessity Office Operational Support Tactical War Within]
Direct address has been a consistent tactic in my work, regardless of the medium that I'm working in. Barbara Kruger
[ Address Been Consistent Direct Medium Regardless Tactic Work Working]
Nine-tenths of tactics are certain, and taught in books: but the irrational tenth is like the kingfisher flashing across the pool, and that is the test of generals. T. E. Lawrence
[ Across Books Certain Flashing Generals Irrational Nine-Tenths Pool Tactics Taught Tenth Test]
This is the absolute truth: and on this truth our tactics must be based. All tactics that are not based on this are false, and lead the proletariat to terrible defeat. Herman Gorter
[ Absolute Based Defeat False Lead Must Our Proletariat Tactics Terrible Truth]
We're seeing the development of tactics in Iraq, such as suicide bombing. Insurgents have been driving cars with explosives into hotels and office buildings. The recruitment may be even more prolific outside Iraq. Rand Beers
[ Been Bombing Buildings Cars Development Driving Even Explosives Hotels Insurgents Into Iraq May More Office Outside Prolific Recruitment Seeing Such Suicide Tactics]
One of the problems we saw in the last presidential election in our party is that our nominee, while winning the election, which we ought never to forget, often lost sight of the difference between strategy and tactics. Paul Begala
[ Between Difference Election Forget Last Lost Never Nominee Often Ought Our Party Presidential Problems Saw Sight Strategy Tactics Which While Winning]
Of course you know this difference as well as I do, only you failed to draw from it the conclusions for the tactics in Western Europe, at least as far as I am able to judge from your works. Herman Gorter
[ Able Am Conclusions Course Difference Draw Europe Failed Far Judge Know Least Only Tactics Well Western Works Your]
Terrorism is the tactic of demanding the impossible, and demanding it at gunpoint. Christopher Hitchens
[ Demanding Impossible Tactic Terrorism]
The President, the Administration and the campaign need a theme. I am concerned that the President is seen as a tactician without an overall strategy of his plan for the country. Robert Teeter
[ Administration Am Campaign Concerned Country His Need Overall Plan President Seen Strategy Theme Without]
Once the season starts for me, there isn't a change in my focus, just a change in my tactics and strategies. Bode Miller
[ Change Focus Just Once Season Starts Strategies Tactics]
Ally MacLeod thinks that tactics are a new kind of mint. Billy Connolly
[ Ally Kind Mint New Tactics Thinks]
We believe firmly that Communism internally and externally can and must be fought without resort to the Communist tactics of the suppression of all individual freedom. Emanuel Celler
[ Believe Communism Communist Firmly Fought Freedom Individual Internally Must Resort Suppression Tactics Without]
Despise the enemy strategically, but take him seriously tactically. Mao Tse-Tung History
[ Despise Enemy Him Seriously Strategically Tactically Take]
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]
The war on drugs is wrong, both tactically and morally. It assumes that people are too stupid, too reckless, and too irresponsible to decide whether and under what conditions to consume drugs. The war on drugs is morally bankrupt. Larry Elder
[ Assumes Bankrupt Both Conditions Consume Decide Irresponsible Morally Reckless Stupid Tactically Too Under War Whether Wrong]
If I had undertaken the practical direction of military operations, and anything went amiss, I feared that my conscience would torture me, as guilty of the fall of my country, as I had not been familiar with military tactics. Lajos Kossuth
[ Amiss Anything Been Conscience Country Direction Fall Familiar Feared Guilty Had Military Operations Practical Tactics Torture Undertaken Went Would]
Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat. Sun Tzu
[ Before Defeat Noise Route Slowest Strategy Tactics Victory Without]
Neither political party is clean when it comes to tactics that divide our people. Roy Barnes
[ Clean Comes Divide Neither Our Party Political Tactics]
One of the regime's most important tactics is the creation of a third force in the country. Joe Slovo
[ Country Creation Force Important Most Regime Tactics Third]
One must change one's tactics every ten years if one wishes to maintain one's superiority. Napoleon Bonaparte
[ Change Every Maintain Must Superiority Tactics Ten Wishes Years]
I'd take precision any day over power; as far as being tactical you know you have to see what's going on in there and also understand that for every punch that you or your opponent throws there's always a counter shot or two which you have to be ready to fire or defend. Alexis Arguello
[ Also Always Any Being Counter Day Defend Every Far Fire Going Know Opponent Over Power Precision Punch Ready See Shot Tactical Take Throws Two Understand Which Your]
The future battle on the ground will be preceded by battle in the air. This will determine which of the contestants has to suffer operational and tactical disadvantages and be forced throughout the battle into adoption compromise solutions. Erwin Rommel
[ Adoption Air Battle Compromise Contestants Determine Disadvantages Forced Future Ground Into Operational Preceded Solutions Suffer Tactical Throughout Which Will]
Mr. Speaker, I agree with those who say that the Global War on Terrorism is actually a Global War of Ideas and that terrorism is one of the tactics used in that War. Mac Thornberry
[ Actually Agree Global Ideas Mr Say Speaker Tactics Terrorism Those Used War]
Tactics, fitness, stroke ability, adaptability, experience, and sportsmanship are all necessary for winning. Fred Perry Fitness
[ Ability Experience Fitness Necessary Sportsmanship Stroke Tactics Winning]
If there is a nuclear tactic being used here, I submit it is the use of that obstruction where a willful minority blocks a bipartisan majority from voting on the President's judicial nominees. John Cornyn
[ Being Bipartisan Blocks Here Judicial Majority Minority Nominees Nuclear Obstruction President Submit Tactic Use Used Voting Where Willful]
I am flattered that they think that many people would enjoy my work. I don't approach any genre a different way than I may approach another one. I treat every role I do like a role worthy of applying whatever kind of tactic, process and talent I have. Vin Diesel
[ Am Another Any Applying Approach Different Enjoy Every Flattered Genre Kind Many May Process Role Tactic Talent Than Think Treat Way Whatever Work Worthy Would]
Now that I have called you on your false accusation, you are using additional smear tactics. George Soros
[ Accusation Additional Called False Now Smear Tactics Using Your]