7 Total Quotes

Jim Wilkinson Quotes

This exercise will give General Franks and the battle staff a front line opportunity to learn new lessons and improve the command's ability to be decisive on the modern battlefield.
Jim Wilkinson
#Exercise

Secretary Rice asked him to stay but he felt it was time for new challenges. She reluctantly accepted his resignation but told him to keep his uniform ready.
Jim Wilkinson
#Resignation

When you fly 60 hours, at some point everyone goes mad. You just pray that it happens at different times along the way.
Jim Wilkinson
#Fly

We think it is very important that she connects with the ordinary citizens of the countries she visits.
Jim Wilkinson
#Citizens

One of the activities she wants to undertake as secretary is to bring colleagues to see parts of America.
Jim Wilkinson
#America

We saw in Hurricane Katrina that they had just (ended) a year and a half of focused planning on dealing with that exact scenario, and they fell on their face. So just to say you have a plan on the shelf or a plan in place is not the final answer. You've got to exercise it. And if you don't exercise it and work the bugs out, Mother Nature is going to exercise it for you. And that's definitely not where you want to test your plan.
Jim Wilkinson
#Planning

We're known as a TIC sponsor. It's our responsibility to go out and identify properties that make sense as a TIC investment. We're the facilitating agent for TIC investors. We don't take ownership. Instead, we have a fee structure, and we manage the asset.
Jim Wilkinson
#Responsibility