Quotations on Mission
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I am convinced that dealing intelligently with the press is of the greatest importance to the success and effectiveness of a humanitarian mission.
- Alvin Adams
(Keywords: Success, Importance, Mission, Press)
Our task force put to sea in early January 1942, to attack the Japanese in the Marshall and Gilbert islands, but the mission was called off on the eve of the attack.
- Jack Adams
(Keywords: Force, Islands, Mission, Sea)
The successful establishment of a buffer zone around Fort Carson will provide an example for other bases around the country as we seek to protect the training mission of the U.S. military while preserving critical habitats on our ranges.
- Wayne Allard
(Keywords: Successful, Country, Example, Military, Mission, Training, Will, Zone)
I threw myself into this artform because photography had given me a new sense of mission and identity.
- Bob Anderson
(Keywords: Identity, Mission, Photography, Sense)
For the first time in history, a private company is organizing a mission to the moon. This mission will inspire countries of the world, citizens, our youth.
- Eric Anderson
(Keywords: Time, History, Company, Countries, First, Mission, Moon, Will, World, Youth)
I suppose I might insist on making issues of things. But that is not my nature, and I always bear in ming that my mission is to leave behind me the kind of impression that will make it easier for those who follow.
- Marian Anderson
(Keywords: Nature, Impression, Mission, Will)
The mission of the playwright is to look in his heart and write, to write whatever concerns him at the moment; to write with passion and conviction. Of course the measure of the man will be the measure of the play.
- Robert Anderson
(Keywords: Heart, Conviction, Man, Measure, Mission, Passion, Play, Will)
In the 21st century, I believe the mission of the United Nations will be defined by a new, more profound awareness of the sanctity and dignity of every human life, regardless of race or religion.
- Kofi Annan
(Keywords: Religion, Life, Awareness, Dignity, Mission, Nations, Race, United, Will)
I think Poe had a mission to tell us what it's all about. To answer some of the great questions of life.
- John Astin
(Keywords: Life, Mission, Questions)
In choosing global corporate partners UNICEF emphasises compatibility with our core values and looks to build alliances that advance our mission of ensuring the health, education, equality and protection for all the world's children.
- Carol Bellamy
(Keywords: Equality, Education, Health, Values, Children, Corporate, Mission, Protection, World)
Our mission, as set forth by the Congress is a critical one: to preserve price stability, to foster maximum sustainable growth in output and employment, and to promote a stable and efficient financial system that serves all Americans well and fairly.
- Ben Bernanke
(Keywords: Financial, Growth, Americans, Congress, Mission, Stability)
No one ever said that fighting the war against terrorism and defending our homeland would be easy. So let's support our troops, law enforcement workers, and our mission to keep our nation and our children safe in the days and years to come.
- Judy Biggert
(Keywords: War, Children, Fighting, Law, Mission, Nation, Support, Terrorism, Troops, Workers, Years)
I want to believe that those who have been appointed to accomplish this mission will be totally committed, devoting all their skills and determination to their work. I urge you to lend them your support so that, together, we can build that bright future worthy of our country.
- Paul Biya
(Keywords: Work, Determination, Country, Future, Mission, Support, Want, Will)
I had found myself a new mission - and once more my recurring dilemma between corporate commercial needs and personal scientific ambitions was solved unexpectedly.
- James W. Black
(Keywords: Corporate, Mission, Needs)
They know the importance of their mission and of America's commitment to combating and defeating terrorism abroad, and they know that they are making a real difference in bringing freedom to a part of the world that has known only tyranny.
- John Boehner
(Keywords: America, Commitment, Difference, Freedom, Importance, Mission, Terrorism, Tyranny, World)
The White House has embarked on a mission to convince the people of our country that Social Security is in dire need of drastic change in order to save it for all workers.
- Barbara Boxer
(Keywords: Change, People, Country, Mission, Order, Security, Workers)
We were told this war would be over in a matter of weeks, and that the Iraqis would be able to finance it with oil sales. We were promised it was not a mission of nation building.
- Sherrod Brown
(Keywords: Finance, War, Building, Mission, Nation, Oil, Sales)
Congress must not do something just for the sake of doing something. We must carefully and thoughtfully consider the implications of any action and whether that action will help or hinder our ultimate mission of protecting U.S. citizens from terror.
- Richard Burr
(Keywords: Action, Congress, Help, Mission, Terror, Will)
America is a Nation with a mission - and that mission comes from our most basic beliefs. We have no desire to dominate, no ambitions of empire. Our aim is a democratic peace - a peace founded upon the dignity and rights of every man and woman.
- George W. Bush
(Keywords: Peace, America, Beliefs, Desire, Dignity, Rights, Man, Mission, Nation, Woman)
Science has a simple faith, which transcends utility. It is the faith that it is the privilege of man to learn to understand, and that this is his mission.
- Vannevar Bush
(Keywords: Faith, Science, Man, Mission, Privilege)
Mission accomplished? The mission in Iraq, as laid out by President Bush and Vice President Cheney, has failed.
- Robert Byrd
(Keywords: Iraq, Mission, President, Vice)
In my time as Archbishop of Canterbury I've seen a growing sense of unity and mission.
- George Carey
(Keywords: Time, Mission, Sense, Unity)
There is little doubt that Iran is on a mission to rebuild its nuclear weapons and use that capability to wreak havoc and destruction on Israel and others throughout the world.
- Russ Carnahan
(Keywords: Destruction, Doubt, Israel, Mission, Weapons, World)
I had done everything I could do as an astronaut, and we have a long line of inexperienced astronauts waiting for their first missions, and so my role really should be to step aside and help them prepare for their missions, rather than to try to get another mission.
- Leroy Chiao
(Keywords: First, Help, Mission, Waiting)
It's such a long mission and we get to spend so much time in space... we're doing such exciting research. And I don't want to overemphasize the life science research, but as a physician the life science research that we're doing is extremely exciting.
- Laurel Clark
(Keywords: Life, Science, Time, Mission, Research, Space, Want)
I can't think of anything that's as exciting as I'm sure this mission will be, and actually being in space. But, we did some training as a crew together.
- Laurel Clark
(Keywords: Being, Mission, Space, Training, Will)
Our top priority is our troops, who are making the extraordinary effort to fulfill the mission they have been given. Democrats will work with this Administration to better define that mission and a realistic expectation of success in Iraq.
- Jim Clyburn
(Keywords: Success, Work, Democrats, Effort, Expectation, Iraq, Mission, Troops, Will)
As I have been saying for more than a year now, turning this vital mission over to the Iraqi people as soon as possible should remain a topic of debate for Congress while relying on our military commanders to set up the timetable.
- Howard Coble
(Keywords: People, Commanders, Congress, Debate, Military, Mission, Now, Saying)
I am going to get political on you. Because I am the most shallow person in the world, my mission is to see men's formal wear change a little bit. It is too rigid! Everybody looks like a penguin!
- Steven Cojocaru
(Keywords: Change, Men, Mission, World)
I think that episode in the third season was great. I'm really glad that we did that. He got to sleep with Sydney and kill Evil Francie and go on a mission and pretend he's a rock star.
- Bradley Cooper
(Keywords: Evil, Mission, Sleep)
I'm going to vote in support of the president of the United States in keeping the troops in Iraq until the president and our military is convinced that the mission is complete.
- John Culberson
(Keywords: Iraq, Military, Mission, President, states, Support, Troops, United, Vote)
The winged words uttered in this House have gone forth to the world, on their mission of good or of evil.
- Caleb Cushing
(Keywords: Evil, Mission, Words, World)
It is true that Christianity is not bound up with any particular race or culture. It is neither of the East or of the West, but has a universal mission to the human race as a whole.
- Christopher Dawson
(Keywords: Christianity, Culture, Mission, Race)
We must recognize the fact that many Nazis, Marxists and Fascists believe passionately in their fundamental rightness, and allow nothing to hinder them from their goal in the pursuit of their mission.
- Dorothy Day
(Keywords: Goal, Fact, Mission, Nothing, Pursuit)
It is my mission to ensure that HIV-positive children and children with AIDS are no longer overlooked and that they begin receiving the treatment and care they deserve.
- Mike DeWine
(Keywords: Care, Children, Mission, Treatment)
Perhaps the mission of those who love mankind is to make people laugh at the truth, to make truth laugh, because the only truth lies in learning to free ourselves from insane passion for the truth.
- Umberto Eco
(Keywords: Love, Truth, People, Learning, Lies, Mankind, Mission, Passion)
You know, I think I did originally have some sort of idea of maybe a Where Eagles Dare kind of mission against impossible odds, but it really sort of died before I had a chance to really go anywhere with it, and then just doing the book was out of the question.
- Garth Ennis
(Keywords: Idea, Chance, Eagles, Mission, Question)
My mission, I guess, has always been the kind of world where lesbian and gay people can celebrate who we are with equal freedom, dignity, and respect.
- John Fisher
(Keywords: People, Dignity, Freedom, Gay, Lesbian, Mission, Respect, World)
Our troops are committed to bringing security to Iraq while its government matures. American forces will continue to accomplish their mission with caution, precision and honor with the thanks of a grateful nation.
- Mike Fitzpatrick
(Keywords: Government, American, Caution, Honor, Iraq, Mission, Nation, Security, Troops, Will)
I'm much more energetic now; you might say live performance is my mission.
- John Fogerty
(Keywords: Performance, Mission, Now)
I believed that English-speaking people had a divine mission to civilize the world by making it western, democratic and Christian.
- Luke Ford
(Keywords: People, Christian, English, Mission, World)
There is a difference between a military mission and the aspiration for the long-term plans for the country. What we want is a stable enough Afghanistan, able to look after its own security so we can leave without the fear of it imploding... But let's be clear - it's not going to be perfect.
- Liam Fox
(Keywords: Fear, Afghanistan, Country, Difference, Military, Mission, Security, Want)
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.
- Viktor E. Frankl
(Keywords: Life, Opportunity, Fulfillment, Mission, Vocation)
Once imbued with the idea of a mission, a great nation easily assumes that it has the means as well as the duty to do God's work.
- J. William Fulbright
(Keywords: Work, Idea, God, Duty, Mission, Nation)
A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history.
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Keywords: Faith, History, Body, Mission, Spirits)
During the mission, Walter Jones, a team member was given a package containing bone fragments by a Lao. The source said they were from a crash site. He presented photographs showing himself in company with others digging around obvious aircraft debris.
- Bo Gritz
(Keywords: Company, Mission, Obvious)
I state for the record that I have never sought funds from any POW family, nor led them to believe in any way that we were going on a mission to rescue their specific missing loved one.
- Bo Gritz
(Keywords: Family, Mission, State)
Human nature means that institutions at some point lose their sense of mission. That sense of vulnerability drives Pimco.
- Bill Gross
(Keywords: Nature, Human nature, Mission, Sense, Vulnerability)
And since Italy was involved in the space station as well as signed an agreement with NASA. And when the possibility to enter the 1996 Mission Specialist class.
- Umberto Guidoni
(Keywords: Possibility, Agreement, Class, Italy, Mission, Space)
And then I graduate two years later, in 1998, with my class. And, since then I've been here in Houston for training basically. And I was very happy to be assigned to this mission.
- Umberto Guidoni
(Keywords: Class, Houston, Mission, Training, Years)