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Lieutenant Quotes

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The most terrible job in warfare is to be a second lieutenant
leading a platoon when you are on the battlefield.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Related topics: Government Political War

You're feeling the responsibility for hundreds of thousands,
if not millions, of people on your shoulder in a way
that I couldn't feel as lieutenant governor.
- William Scranton

I have in hands, now, specimens of bottom from t he Gulf Stream,
obtained by Lieutenant Craven, and I can say that they
are among the most interesting that I have ever seen.
- Edward Forbes

My goal was to make first lieutenant.
I never spent a lot of time worrying about what came after that.
- Hugh Shelton

 

I remember serving in Vietnam in that war,
and many of us at the major Lieutenant Colonel,
colonel level were frustrated that no one in the U.S.
wanted to debate it that way.
- William Odom

I was the last Republican lieutenant governor and it's been over 20 years.
- Mike Curb

In order to be a lieutenant, you've got to have authority in your voice.
No matter how young your face looks,
you've got to let your guys know that you're in charge.
- Esai Morales

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Had there been a reporter along with Lieutenant Calley
when he massacred those people in Vietnam,
I think that probably wouldn't have happened.
- Bob Schieffer

All was well, until I reached the port of Havre.
Three officers with the rank of lieutenant,
whom afterwards I knew to be Scotland Yard men,
came aboard and demanded to see my papers which they took away from me.
- Philip Gibbs

It's a very, very fascinating story for me,
cause it's about a man who's been doing bad;
bad things.
And he's a father of four children in parochial school,
he's a lieutenant of detectives, but he's in conflict
with himself and with trying to do what's right.
- Harvey Keitel

Men like Hitler and Stalin and their immediate lieutenants
cannot plead in defence of their actions that these
were justified by the accepted values of that time.
- Douglas Hurd

Punishing abuse in Iraq should not return the U.S.
to Sept.
10, 2001, in the way it fights al Qaeda,
while Osama bin Laden and his top lieutenants remain
at large and continue to plan attacks.
- John Yoo

The only thing necessary for evil to triumph
is for enough good men to do nothing.
- Edmund Burke

Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln

Tolerance is the first principle of community;
it is the spirit which conserves
the best that all men think.
- Helen Keller

When It's Darkest, Men See the Stars.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

There are times, sir, when men of good conscience
cannot blindly follow orders.
- Captain Picard, STAR TREK: The Next Generation

Instead of comparing our lot with that
of those who are more fortunate than we are,
we should compare it with the lot
of the great majority of our fellow men.
It then appears that we are among the privileged.
- Helen Keller

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl

How could man rejoice in victory
and delight in the slaughter of men?
- Lao Tzu

Women want mediocre men,
and men are working to be as mediocre as possible.
- Margaret Mead

Great men or men of great gifts
you shall easily find,
but symmetrical men never.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do not pray for easy lives.
Pray to be stronger men.
- John F. Kennedy

Most men lead lives of quiet desperation
and go to the grave with the song still in them.
- Henry David Thoreau

There is a good ear, in some men,
that draws supplies to virtue
out of very indifferent nutriment.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The problems of the world cannot possibly
be solved by skeptics or cynics
whose horizons are limited by the obvious realities.
We need men who can dream of things that never were.
- John F. Kennedy

The reason why men do not obey us,
is because they see the mud at the bottom of our eye.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The highest proof of the spirit is love.
Love is the eternal thing which men can already
on earth possess as it really is.
- Albert Schweitzer

Just as a candle cannot burn without fire,
men cannot live without a spiritual life.
- The Buddha

Who never walks save where he sees
men's tracks, makes no discoveries.
- J. G. Holland

To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.
- Abraham Lincoln

Men in general judge more from
appearances than from reality. All
men have eyes, but few have
the gift of penetration.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

Men are disturbed not by things,
but by the view which they take of them.
- Epictetus

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men.
No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
- Elbert Hubbard

In the long run, men hit only what they aim at.
Therefore, they had better aim at something high.
- Henry David Thoreau

It is not work that kills men; it is worry.
Worry is rust upon the blade.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Truth is the property of no individual
but is the treasure of all men.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The revelation of thought takes men
out of servitude into freedom.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Man becomes great exactly in the degree
in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Every kind of peaceful cooperation among men
is primarily based on mutual trust
and only secondarily on institutions
such as courts of justice and police.
- Albert Einstein

Achievement seems to be connected with action.
Successful men and women keep moving.
They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
- Conrad Hilton

I do not believe in a fate that
falls on men however they act;
but I do believe in a fate
that falls on them unless they act.
- The Buddha

We know but a few men, a great many coats and breeches.
- Henry David Thoreau

Men occasionally stumble over the truth,
but most of them pick themselves up
and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
- Winston Churchill

Many men go fishing all of their lives
without knowing that it is not fish they are after.
- Henry David Thoreau

A man likes his wife to be
just clever enough to appreciate his cleverness,
and just stupid enough to admire it.
- Israel Zangwill

Trust men and they will be true to you;
treat them greatly and they will show themselves great.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Shallow men believe in luck.
Strong men believe in cause and effect.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every creature is better alive than dead,
men and moose and pine trees,
and he who understands it aright
will rather preserve its life than destroy it.
- Henry David Thoreau

Men and women belong to different species and communications
between them is still in its infancy.
- Bill Cosby

Women must try to do things as men have tried.
When they fail their failure must be
but a challenge to others.
- Amelia Earhart

In every society some men are born to rule,
and some to advise.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is wonderful how much time good people spend fighting the devil.
If they would only expend the same
amount of energy loving their fellow men,
the devil would die in his own tracks of ennui.
- Helen Keller

When men are easy in their circumstances,
they are naturally enemies to innovations.
- Joseph Addison

Men are born to succeed, not to fail.
- Henry David Thoreau

Men are not prisoners of fate,
but only prisoners of their own minds.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

The majority of men meet with failure
because of their lack of persistence
in creating new plans to take
the place of those which fail.
- Napoleon Hill

More men fail through lack of purpose than lack of talent.
- Billy Sunday

Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste
that they hurry past it.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The heresy of one age becomes the orthodoxy of the next.
Mere tolerance has given place to a sentiment of brotherhood
between sincere men of all denominations.
- Helen Keller

A man is ethical only when life, as such, is sacred to him,
that of plants and animals as that of his fellow men,
and when he devotes himself helpfully
to all life that is in need of help.
- Albert Schweitzer

Wise men put their trust in ideas
and not in circumstances
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The only good luck many great men ever had was
being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
- Channing Pollock

Men and women are not prisoners of fate,
but only prisoners of their own minds.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

If you have men who will exclude any of God's creatures
from the shelter of compassion and pity,
you will have men who will deal likewise with their fellow men.
- St. Francis of Assisi

Men are what their mothers made them.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Men kick friendship around like a football,
but it doesn't seem to crack.
Women treat it like glass and it goes to pieces.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Behind an able man there are always other able men.
- Chinese proverb

My heart bleeds at the death of every one of our gallant men.
- Robert E. Lee

I look only to the good qualities of men.
Not being faultless myself,
I won't presume to probe into the faults of others.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The highest result of education is tolerance.
Long ago men fought and died for their faith;
but it took ages to teach them the other kind of courage, -
the courage to recognize the faiths of their brethren
and their rights of conscience.
- Helen Keller


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