Quotations on Post

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I would say that the Pentagon Papers case of 1971 - in which the government tried to block the The New York Times and The Washington Post that they obtained from a secret study of how we got involved in the war in Vietnam - that is probably the most important case.
- Floyd Abrams
(Keywords: Government, War, Post, Study, Vietnam, Washington)

My mother speaks of my step being a source of life-long pain to her, that it is a living death, etc. By the same post I had several letters from anxious relatives, telling me that it was my duty to come home and thus ease my mother's anxiety.
- Elizabeth Garrett Anderson
(Keywords: Home, Death, Mother, Life, Anxiety, Being, Duty, Letters, Living, Pain, Post, Relatives)

The loss of reason in war seems to me honorable, like the death of a sentry at his post.
- Leonid Andreyev
(Keywords: Death, War, Loss, Post, Reason)

Bad company is like a nail driven into a post, which, after the first and second blow, may be drawn out with little difficulty; but being once driven up to the head, the pincers cannot take hold to draw it out, but which can only be done by the destruction of the wood.
- Saint Aurelius Augustine
(Keywords: Being, Company, Destruction, Difficulty, First, May, Post, Wood)

The generation which lived through the Second World War is disappearing. Post-war generations see Europe's great achievements - liberty, peace and prosperity - as a given.
- Jan Peter Balkenende
(Keywords: Peace, War, Europe, Generations, Liberty, Post, Prosperity, World, World war)

Post-modernism has cut off the present from all futures. The daily media add to this by cutting off the past. Which means that critical opinion is often orphaned in the present.
- John Berger
(Keywords: Media, Opinion, Past, Post, Present)

Taking employment out of the country - now that's taking away jobs. These shows employ a lot of people: production, post-production, music supervisors, camera people. A hundred people or more.
- Corbin Bernsen
(Keywords: Music, People, Country, Jobs, Now, Post, Production)

In my view, far from deserving condemnation for their courageous reporting, the New York Times, the Washington Post and other newspapers should be commended for serving the purpose that the Founding Fathers saw so clearly.
- Hugo Black
(Keywords: Purpose, Fathers, Founding, Newspapers, Post, Washington)

Moveon is not a one-way broadcast media. The Internet, when used best, is a two-way media. We have a forum in which people can post comments and those comments can be rated. We get a sense of what people feel most passionately about.
- Joan Blades
(Keywords: People, Internet, Media, Post, Sense)

Ever since I've become chairman, there have been profiles of me in People, George, The Washington Post, The Detroit News, and all of them could have been written by the same person.
- Julian Bond
(Keywords: People, News, Post, Washington)

Maggie went out of doors to wash the windows and father came out into the kitchen and said he did not know whether he would go down to the post office or not. And then I sprinkled some handkerchiefs to iron.
- Lizzie Andrew Borden
(Keywords: Father, Kitchen, Office, Post, Windows)

I have this helicopter crash, and I fall in love with this man who was in the crash with me. I must have been suffering from post-traumatic stress syndrome.
- Christie Brinkley
(Keywords: Love, Man, Post, Stress, Suffering)

Saying the Washington Post is just a newspaper is like saying Rasputin was just a country priest.
- Pat Buchanan
(Keywords: Country, Post, Saying, Washington)

It took us 50 months in Germany, post World War II to go from the end of the war to a national election.
- Frank Carlucci
(Keywords: War, End, Germany, Months, Post, World, World war)

Immortality Device has been tested and researched by medical researchers all over the world from time to time. They email me and told me what they found. I post their results sometimes on my site.
- Alex Chiu
(Keywords: Medical, Time, Immortality, Post, Results, World)

Legislation passed in the aftermath of September 11, 2001 enhanced our intelligence capabilities and strengthened our national defense, but until now our nation's immigration policies have not adapted to the needs of a post-September 11th world.
- Chris Chocola
(Keywords: Intelligence, Defense, Legislation, Nation, Needs, Now, Post, World)

If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
- Noam Chomsky
(Keywords: American, Laws, Post, President)

Given my last position, that I was the first U.S attorney post 9/11 in New Jersey, I understand acutely the pain and sorrow and upset of the family members who lost loved ones that day at the hands of radical Muslim extremists. And their sensitivities and concerns have to be taken into account.
- Chris Christie
(Keywords: Family, Muslim, Day, First, Pain, Post, Radical, Sorrow)

I got a pair of red, synthetic satin women's pants through the post the other day with a phone number on. That was quite strange. I haven't tried the phone number. In times of stress I may.
- Jarvis Cocker
(Keywords: Women, Day, May, Post, Stress)

What is needed now is a transformation of the major systems of production more profound than even the sweeping post-World War II changes in production technology.
- Barry Commoner
(Keywords: Technology, War, Now, Post, Production)

We have for too long put vast oil and natural gas reserves off limits to exploration and production, as The Washington Post editorial stated this week.
- Jim Costa
(Keywords: Exploration, Limits, Oil, Post, Production, Washington)

For God's sake build not your faith upon Tradition, 'tis as rotten as a rotten Post.
- Nicholas Culpeper
(Keywords: Faith, God, Post, Tradition)

That odd idea that one person can go to a foreign part and in this rather odd voice describe it to the folks back home doesn't make much sense in the post-colonial world.
- Robyn Davidson
(Keywords: Home, Idea, Post, Sense, Voice, World)

I got as much information as I could, so I wouldn't look stupid, but this is a post 9/11 world and there's only so much you can do with the FBI in terms of research.
- Aaron Eckhart
(Keywords: Information, Post, Research, World)

I firmly believe that as voters come to learn more and more about John Kerry and learn more and more about his message that they're going to want a President who is willing to address the fact that we didn't have a post-war plan in Iraq.
- Harold Ford
(Keywords: Fact, Iraq, Post, President, Want)

One of the most important post-9/11 efforts made to counter terrorism and the spread of weapons of mass destruction is President Bush's Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI).
- Frank Gaffney
(Keywords: Destruction, Post, President, Security, Terrorism, Weapons)

Married and divorced, three beautiful daughters, two in college. The other one is 16, lives with her mom. I'm 46, I've worked for the Post Office for 18 years, seven facilities in three states.
- Arthur Godfrey
(Keywords: Mom, College, Daughters, Office, Post, states, Years)

You need fighters like me to battle, because frankly The New York Times and the Washington Post are not going to fight the fights that I do.
- Al Goldstein
(Keywords: Battle, Fight, Post, Washington)

My acting ability would have sent me back to the post office. It was my singing that got me jobs. Ironically, now, people think of me as an actor and don't know me much as a singer.
- Robert Guillaume
(Keywords: People, Ability, Acting, Actor, Jobs, Now, Office, Post, Singing)

In a post-9/11 world, diversity has become even more important.
- Jane Harman
(Keywords: Diversity, Post, World)

In the past 10 years, I've looked at life as this Pollock stuff. And now I'm almost in the post Pollock phase.
- Ed Harris
(Keywords: Life, Now, Past, Post, Years)

The tax relief package enacted in 2001 was central to pulling the economy out of the post 9-11 recession. It's the reason we've got low unemployment and have created more than two million jobs in the last year.
- J. D. Hayworth
(Keywords: Economy, Tax, Jobs, Post, Reason, Unemployment)

I mean, they call it Stockholm Syndrome and post traumatic stress disorder. And, you know, I had no free will. I had virtually no free will until I was separated from them for about two weeks.
- Patty Hearst
(Keywords: Disorder, Free will, Post, Stress)

I mean you might say he had a travelling post office, but also Barney was very, very active. He was a legal officer for the NAACP and they had a lot of problems after Pease.
- Betty Hill
(Keywords: Legal, Office, Post, Problems)

I know what I write about seems exotic to a lot of people, but not for me. I pulled up to an old trading post and saw a few elderly Navajos sitting on a bench. I felt right at home.
- Tony Hillerman
(Keywords: Home, People, Elderly, Old, Post, Right)

We went into Iraq because Saddam Hussein refused to account for his weapons of mass destruction, consistently violated UN resolutions and in a post-9/11 world no American president could afford to give Saddam Hussein the benefit of the doubt.
- Peter King
(Keywords: American, Destruction, Doubt, Iraq, Post, President, Weapons, World)

In the post-9/11 world you cannot give him the benefit of the doubt. As a result of our going into Iraq, not only is Saddam Hussein gone, but Qaddafi has given up his weapons of mass destruction and tremendous progress is being made in Iraq.
- Peter King
(Keywords: Progress, Being, Destruction, Doubt, Iraq, Post, Result, Weapons, World)

I've got about 27 gigs right now. I've got radio, I've got television, I've got The Washington Post.
- Tony Kornheiser
(Keywords: Now, Post, Right, Television, Washington)

Just as characteristic, perhaps, is the intellectual interdependence created through the development of the modern media of communication: post, telegraph, telephone, and popular press.
- Christian Lous Lange
(Keywords: Development, Media, Popular, Post, Press)

Despite elections and the experience of post-Soviet personal freedoms by the Russian people, the fate of democracy in Russia is perhaps more ambiguous now than at any time since the collapse of the Communist system.
- Richard Lugar
(Keywords: Experience, Time, People, Democracy, Elections, Fate, Now, Post, Russia)

It was post war. It was very gray, very dreary. Everything was still rationed when I first saw the United States in 1951. I went over to visit my sister who was a war bride.
- John Mahoney
(Keywords: War, Sister, First, Post, states, United, Visit)

I think I ran so hard and so fast, in a lot of ways, from my life and I kind of took a fall. It was like - what do they call it? - post-traumatic stress syndrome.
- Rose McGowan
(Keywords: Life, Post, Stress)

We made one film called Thy Neighbor's Wife in which I got flogged at the public whipping post for adultery. I did my best acting in that film, I guess.
- Cleo Moore
(Keywords: Wife, Acting, Adultery, Film, Post, Public)

A study in the Washington Post says that women have better verbal skills than men. I just want to say to the authors of that study: 'Duh.'
- Conan O'Brien
(Keywords: Women, Post, Study, Want, Washington)

I notice increasing reluctance on the part of marketing executives to use judgment; they are coming to rely too much on research, and they use it as a drunkard uses a lamp post for support, rather than for illumination.
- David Ogilvy
(Keywords: Judgment, Marketing, Post, Research, Support)

I've been saying in the press that being a NY Post investigator reporter is an oxymoron.
- Joe Pantoliano
(Keywords: Being, Post, Press, Saying)

I grew up in a house with no running water, 16 miles from the closest place that had a post office. I had a very parochial view of the world.
- Rick Perry
(Keywords: Office, Post, Running, Water, World)

This morning in the Washington Post there was a statistic about how 85% of Americans are Christians.
- Sally Quinn
(Keywords: Americans, Post, Washington)

But even after the first week, when Hart got out of the presidential race because of the Washington Post's threat to reveal a long-term relationship Hart had apparently been having with a prominent Washington woman, the media continued to embellish my past.
- Donna Rice
(Keywords: First, Media, Past, Post, Race, Washington, Woman)

On the other track I got to talk with Jon Poll, my editor, and we go into more detail about the decisions we made in both the production and the post-production. So I hope the combination becomes something worth collecting.
- Jay Roach
(Keywords: Hope, Decisions, Detail, Post, Production, Talk, Worth)



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