Quotations on Priorities

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Israel ranks her priorities in the following way: security, land, and water.
- Bashar al-Assad
(Keywords: Israel, Land, Priorities, Security, Water)

The biggest challenge for everybody to realize out there is that we're in a very complicated business world and that were all under one umbrella and it's very challenging for everybody to figure out where the priorities lie and where the loyalties lie.
- Scott Bakula
(Keywords: Business, Lie, Challenge, Priorities, World)

The poverty of our century is unlike that of any other. It is not, as poverty was before, the result of natural scarcity, but of a set of priorities imposed upon the rest of the world by the rich.
- John Berger
(Keywords: Poverty, Priorities, Rest, Result, World)

I know each fund has its supporters, and that some will not want to see the surplus go to schools. But, in tough times, you have to set priorities. And our priority is education.
- Rod Blagojevich
(Keywords: Education, Priorities, Schools, Want, Will)

Pick up any newspaper or magazine, open the TV, and you'll be bombarded with suggestions of how to have a successful life. Some of these suggestions are deeply unhelpful to our own projects and priorities - and we should take care.
- Alain de Botton
(Keywords: Life, Successful, Care, Open, Priorities, Projects)

If we are wondering why only 19 percent of the American people feel that the Congress is in tune with their priorities, the cuts in Amtrak is one blatant reason why.
- Corrine Brown
(Keywords: People, American, Congress, Priorities, Reason)

I know that my Republican colleagues are as ashamed as I am that the United States is forced to borrow over $1 trillion from foreign nations to pay for our national priorities like reconstruction of the gulf coast and the war in Iraq.
- Dennis Cardoza
(Keywords: War, Iraq, Nations, Priorities, Republican, states, United)

I had a breakthrough, I think my life just became calmer, I gave up drinking. My priorities changed as I had a young daughter. The group didn't want me to record for the Think Tank album... so I took it as a sign to leave.
- Graham Coxon
(Keywords: Life, Daughter, Drinking, Priorities, Want)

With my daughter, who at the time was one, my domestic life needed to take more precedent and really with my own self I needed to develop quite a bit more. So that put Blur down the list of priorities quite a lot by the time I came to thinking about it.
- Graham Coxon
(Keywords: Life, Time, Daughter, Priorities, Self, Thinking)

The State Energy Program, it provides grants to States and directs funding to State energy offices. The States use these grants to address their energy priorities, program funding to adopt emerging renewable energy and energy-efficient technologies.
- Rosa DeLauro
(Keywords: Energy, Priorities, State, states)

It's been six years since I have had a drink and I have two girls, and my priorities are a lot different now and I just can't believe I was that guy. And I would not go back, I would not trade the way I am now for anything.
- Brett Favre
(Keywords: Girls, Now, Priorities, Trade, Years)

Well, you know, I - again, even in the context of BP, I wonder about this government's priorities. The federal government's top priority right now should be the cleanup. And BP certainly has done so many things wrong. They need to be held to account.
- Carly Fiorina
(Keywords: Government, Now, Priorities, Right, Wonder, Wrong)

The space industry is developing and delivering benefits that tie into our immediate needs and priorities here on Earth-for example, medical and materials research, and satellite communications.
- Marc Garneau
(Keywords: Medical, Benefits, Earth, Example, Needs, Priorities, Research, Space)

The fact that the price of gasoline has declined some in recent weeks must not allow Americans to be lulled into a false sense of security. Energy independence must rank along with border security as the top priorities of the United States.
- Virgil Goode
(Keywords: Americans, Energy, Fact, Independence, Priorities, Rank, Security, Sense, states, United)

I've always been a strong supporter of environmental protection and initiatives in that area. But I'm willing to set priorities. If we have to make reductions in one place, we'll have to-in order to increase another place, I'm willing to do that.
- Judd Gregg
(Keywords: Environmental, Order, Priorities, Protection)

Priorities like winning the War on Terror and providing tax relief that will keep our economy growing strong.
- Dennis Hastert
(Keywords: War, Winning, Economy, Tax, Priorities, Terror, Will)

You can expect to find these four priorities - education, economic vitality, efficiency in government and the protection of families - woven into my decisions as Governor. They will serve as my compass as I work with you to chart a future course for our state.
- Dave Heineman
(Keywords: Government, Work, Education, Decisions, Efficiency, Future, Priorities, Protection, State, Vitality, Will)

Like it or not, the world evolves, priorities change and so do you.
- Marilu Henner
(Keywords: Change, Priorities, World)

You always love playing in finals at any tournament. The grand slams and stuff like that are obviously the priorities but any titles go on your record.
- Lleyton Hewitt
(Keywords: Love, Priorities, Titles)

Decide what you want, decide what you are willing to exchange for it. Establish your priorities and go to work.
- H. L. Hunt
(Keywords: Work, Priorities, Want)

I do not think our priorities are misplaced when we are looking at creating a whole new class of children from these gay marriages who could end up completely dependent on the State, on the taxpayers - the American people.
- James Inhofe
(Keywords: People, American, Children, Class, End, Gay, Priorities, State)

Financial regulatory reform is one of the top legislative priorities of the Obama Administration.
- Valerie Jarrett
(Keywords: Financial, Priorities, Reform)

The budget does not adequately fund important domestic programs, promotes tax cuts to the detriment of other priorities and does little to put our nation's fiscal house in order.
- Jim Jeffords
(Keywords: Tax, Nation, Order, Priorities, Tax cuts)

I thought that that mission and the mission of taking care of those soldiers were my priorities, and I stand by the same today. There wasn't a lot of support for those soldiers.
- Janis Karpinski
(Keywords: Thought, Care, Mission, Priorities, Soldiers, Support, Today)

Once the World Cup preparations begin there will hardly be an opportunity to do so, since we'll have to put all our energy into the team. We coaches have a list of priorities and dealing with the media isn't in the top five.
- Jurgen Klinsmann
(Keywords: Opportunity, Coaches, Energy, Media, Priorities, Will, World)

I urge the Bush Administration to rethink its priorities. We can't talk about community values without being prepared to invest in those very same communities.
- Joe Lieberman
(Keywords: Values, Being, Community, Priorities, Talk)

By cutting critical domestic programs such as education, health, environmental protection, and veterans' services, this budget reveals misplaced priorities.
- Dan Lipinski
(Keywords: Environmental, Education, Health, Priorities, Protection, Veterans)

The quality of my life has changed dramatically - not the events - but the way I handle them and my priorities and my sense of drama.
- Ali MacGraw
(Keywords: Life, Quality, Drama, Events, Priorities, Sense)

What Canada has to do is to have a government connected to the priorities of the people of which it is elected to serve. Those priorities include ensuring medicare is sustainable, support for the military, and tax and justice systems that work.
- Peter MacKay
(Keywords: Government, Work, People, Canada, Tax, Justice, Military, Priorities, Support)

On the one hand, the financial projection is on the agenda - we will see if this problem can be resolved or not. I think it is a right idea to stage a special summit, which would deal with the question of priorities of European politics.
- Angela Merkel
(Keywords: Politics, Idea, Financial, Priorities, Question, Right, Will)

I have just explained my idea of how a constructive period of reflection, one that would send a clear message to the citizens of Europe: You should now what our priorities are. For Germany this means: Unemployment is one of one of our biggest problems.
- Angela Merkel
(Keywords: Idea, Germany, Now, Priorities, Problems, Reflection, Unemployment)

Education should be one of our top funding priorities; talking about it does not help the teachers and students who desperately need promises fulfilled.
- Solomon Ortiz
(Keywords: Education, Help, Priorities, Promises, Students, Talking, Teachers)

Keeping a lid on taxes is not just good for the taxpayer. It's a powerful way to force government to be more accountable, set priorities and spend smarter. Let me repeat that: more accountable, set priorities and spend smarter - that's what we need to be about.
- Timothy Pawlenty
(Keywords: Government, Force, Priorities, Taxes)

I want to improve TSA's counterterrorism focus through intelligence and cutting edge technology, support the TSA workforce, and strengthen the agency's relationships with stakeholders and the traveling public. All of these priorities are interconnected and are vital to TSA's mission - and I would say, all of our collective mission.
- John Pistole
(Keywords: Intelligence, Technology, Focus, Mission, Priorities, Public, Relationships, Support, Traveling, Want)

We are aware that in 2005 our efforts to preserve the stability and prestige of the Republic of Bulgaria in the area of foreign policy, and our efforts to attain fully our strategic goals will be mostly contingent upon the way we address our domestic priorities.
- Georgi Purvanov
(Keywords: Policy, Goals, Foreign policy, Priorities, Stability, Will)

My priorities are to make sure we get the prescription drug bill, that we fund the research in NIH adequately, and that we fund the Center for Disease Control adequately.
- Ralph Regula
(Keywords: Control, Disease, Priorities, Research)

There is no doubt that our nation's security and defeating terrorism trump all other priorities.
- Arlen Specter
(Keywords: Doubt, Nation, Priorities, Security, Terrorism)

I think we lost a great deal of sympathy and support with the way in which the crisis was handled, most importantly I think when we appeared to be grasping for too much at one time instead of identifying our priorities in a much more responsible fashion.
- Billy Tauzin
(Keywords: Time, Sympathy, Crisis, Fashion, Priorities, Support)

I intend to fight and I want to win. But my priorities are basically to be a good Brother and a strong one, and to try to be a good father one day.
- Mike Tyson
(Keywords: Father, Brother, Day, Fight, Priorities, Want)

I recently turned down a film that I didn't want my kids to see. Priorities shift. Sometimes I'm sad about that, but not enough to do anything about it.
- Dianne Wiest
(Keywords: Film, Kids, Priorities, Want)

Our priorities require that all children of Palestine, men and women, be ready for conflict, both from the standpoint of training and from the standpoint of armament.
- Ahmed Yassin
(Keywords: Men, Women, Children, Conflict, Palestine, Priorities, Training)









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