910 Total Quotes

American Publicservant Quotes

Clara Barton
I have an almost complete disregard of precedent, and a faith in the possibility of something better. It irritates me to be told how things have always been done. I defy the tyranny of precedent. I go for anything new that might improve the past.
Clara Barton
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The concern is over what will happen as strong encryption becomes commonplace with all digital communications and stored data. Right now the use of encryption isn't all that widespread, but that state of affairs is expected to change rapidly.
Dorothy Denning
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Alexander Haig
The warning message we sent the Russians was a calculated ambiguity that would be clearly understood.
Alexander Haig
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Alphonso Jackson
The dream doesn't lie in victimization or blame; it lies in hard work, determination and a good education.
Alphonso Jackson
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An expert is somebody who is more than 50 miles from home, has no responsibility for implementing the advice he gives, and shows slides.
Edwin III
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Clara Barton
I may sometimes be willing to teach for nothing, but if paid at all, I shall never do a man's work for less than a man's pay.
Clara Barton
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I asked a Burmese why women, after centuries of following their men, now walk ahead. He said there were many unexploded land mines since the war.
Robert Mueller
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It is hard to look up to a leader who keeps his ear to the ground.
James Boren
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David Frum
The great power the president has is that he is the most prominent person in the biggest media event on the planet. He has the attention of the nation and the world. When he speaks, everybody listens.
David Frum
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I'm afraid, based on my own experience, that fascism will come to America in the name of national security.
Jim Garrison
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Clara Barton
I may be compelled to face danger, but never fear it, and while our soldiers can stand and fight, I can stand and feed and nurse them.
Clara Barton
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You can't talk of the dangers of snake poisoning and not mention snakes.
C. Koop
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Clara Barton
An institution or reform movement that is not selfish, must originate in the recognition of some evil that is adding to the sum of human suffering, or diminishing the sum of happiness.
Clara Barton
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After all, we didn't bring democracy to Germany in 1945; Hitler destroyed democracy there first.
Brent Scowcroft
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First of all, I think the Saudis are deeply concerned about the collapse of negotiations between the Israelis and the Palestinians and the resumption of conflict.
Brent Scowcroft
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Bad politicians are sent to Washington by good people who don't vote.
William Simon
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It's going to seem idiotic to say this, but I think that at a given moment we all need a place to ourselves where we can refuge ourselves and cut ourselves off from the world.
Milla Jovovich
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Alexander Haig
A durable, long-term U.S.-China strategic relationship is even more important now than in previous decades. The relationship will continue to grow and prosper to the mutual benefit of all peoples.
Alexander Haig
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I will be the first to admit I am not perfect and I make mistakes.
Alberto Gonzales
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Yes, Israel's our ally. But, are the Palestinians our enemy? No, they are not.
Brent Scowcroft
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Alexander Haig
Practice rather than preach. Make of your life an affirmation, defined by your ideals, not the negation of others. Dare to the level of your capability then go beyond to a higher level.
Alexander Haig
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Alexander Haig
As of now, I am in control here in the White House.
Alexander Haig
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Alexander Haig
Then came the hostage crisis during which Carter did nothing to rattle the ayatollahs who hung tough until Ronald Reagan was inaugurated, when they suddenly backed down.
Alexander Haig
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Alexander Haig
I'm the only American alive or dead who presided unhappily over the removal of a vice president and a president.
Alexander Haig
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Alexander Haig
The world awaits Beijing's hosting of the 2008 Olympics, an occasion which will bring into the global spotlight the dramatic advances China is making in enhancing the quality of life for its people.
Alexander Haig
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Alexander Haig
If they analyze the situation as thoroughly as they should, Muslims will realize they are the first targets. What are the fundamentalists really after? Simply taking over Islam and then turning its back on modernity.
Alexander Haig
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Alexander Haig
It didn't take long for the world to realize that the Shah was an enlightened liberal next to the bloody reactionary regime that followed, and which executed more people in three months than the Shah had done in 30 years.
Alexander Haig
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Alexander Haig
Sooner or later something had to give. But President Bush, faced with the unprecedented affront of 9-11, could not wait to take action. So he had to do what we were capable of doing, and he did it brilliantly.
Alexander Haig
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Alexander Haig
Syria is a terrorist state by any definition and is so classified by the State Department. I happen to think Iran is too. Iraq, Iran, Syria, they're all involved.
Alexander Haig
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Alexander Haig
Those who are seeking ways to tap into the potential of e-mail will find themselves in a position to capitalize on the pending explosion in Internet usage.
Alexander Haig
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