Quotations on Stability

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As soon as the legitimate Lebanese government is convinced that the conditions have ripened and that Lebanon is able to maintain stability on its own... Then, the Syrian forces will return to their homeland.
- Bashar al-Assad
(Keywords: Government, Stability, Will)

I must stress here the point that I appreciate clarity, order, meaning, structure, rationality: they are necessary to whatever provisional stability we have, and they can be the agents of gradual and successful change.
- A. R. Ammons
(Keywords: Change, Successful, Clarity, Meaning, Order, Stability, Stress)

My family actually lived in the same village for about 400 years. They had great stability until the last century. People lived and intermarried in small villages.
- Roger Bannister
(Keywords: Family, People, Stability, Years)

If I am confirmed, I am confident that my colleagues on the Federal Open Market Committee and I will maintain the focus on long-term price stability as monetary policy's greatest contribution to general economic prosperity and maximum employment.
- Ben Bernanke
(Keywords: Policy, Committee, Focus, Open, Prosperity, Stability, Will)

Therefore, every country has to understand that fighting against international terrorism is not for the sake of the United States, but for the sake of themselves, and, to a larger extent, in the name of stability of international relations.
- Omar Bongo
(Keywords: Country, Fighting, Name, Stability, states, Terrorism, United)

You will attract the younger generation and they might well prove tougher than the older generation. What we are trying to do is to look at the future and see what we can do to bring some stability back to people's lives.
- Ian Botham
(Keywords: People, Future, Stability, Trying, Will)

You need in the long run for stability, for economic growth, for jobs, as well as for financial stability, global economic institutions that make sure that growth to be sustained has to be shared, and are built on the principle that the prosperity of this world is indivisible.
- Gordon Brown
(Keywords: Financial, Growth, Jobs, Prosperity, Stability, World)

We owe our troops more than rhetoric; we owe them a real plan. The Administration has yet to put forward a strategy for achieving stability in Iraq, ending the conflict, and handing over sovereignty to the people of Iraq and the new Iraqi government.
- Dennis Cardoza
(Keywords: Government, People, Strategy, Conflict, Ending, Iraq, Rhetoric, Stability, Troops)

We went into Iraq because Iraq posed a threat to the stability of the region and was engaged in the process of trying to develop weapons of mass destruction and had links to terrorists.
- Frank Carlucci
(Keywords: Destruction, Iraq, Stability, Trying, Weapons)

We have to make sure that we are a force for peace and stability in the world, and that we're prepared to defend freedom and the security of the American people.
- Thad Cochran
(Keywords: Peace, People, American, Force, Freedom, Security, Stability, World)

It's well known I'm a Scientologist, and that has helped me to find that inner peace in my life and it's something that has given me great stability and tools that I use.
- Tom Cruise
(Keywords: Life, Peace, Stability, Tools)

A woman can take care of the family. It takes a man to provide structure, to provide stability.
- Tom DeLay
(Keywords: Family, Care, Man, Stability, Woman)

At the same time the Constitution sets in stone the Stability Pact and risks preventing member States from implementing a policy of growth. So we are not able to do things at the European or the national level.
- Laurent Fabius
(Keywords: Time, Policy, Growth, Constitution, Stability, states)

Shows can come and go. They can be a hit and then in three years, gone. There's some comfort in having the stability of a job and having children. It's a double-edged sword.
- Calista Flockhart
(Keywords: Children, Comfort, Job, Stability, Years)

Social Security, a critically important, great program which does serve as the cornerstone of support for senior citizens, now faces challenges that threaten its long-term stability and well-being. The facts are there. The facts are crystal clear.
- Bill Frist
(Keywords: Faces, Facts, Now, Security, Stability, Support)

Japan's experience suggests the importance of assessing the sustainability of price stability over a fairly long period, which many central banks have emphasized in recent years.
- Toshihiko Fukui
(Keywords: Experience, Banks, Importance, Stability, Years)

Some think that by preparing to deal with crises you make them more likely. I think the wiser judgment is the contrary. In this area at least, if you want peace or stability, it's better to prepare for war or instability.
- Timothy Geithner
(Keywords: Peace, War, Judgment, Stability, Want)

I needed some stability, which is why I chose not to change from HRC for this season, which was an option that we had. Apart from being the best team in the world, I also needed some consistency.
- Sete Gibernau
(Keywords: Change, Consistency, Being, Stability, World)

My mother's incredibly giving, almost too giving at times. And, my dad is a real logical person. He's got logic for every situation. They've been married for 24 years, so there was that stability, also. I really learned to think on my own at a very young age.
- Brian Austin Green
(Keywords: Age, Dad, Mother, Giving, Logic, Stability, Years)

The United Nations has a critical role to play in promoting stability, security, democracy, human rights, and economic development. The UN is as relevant today as at any time in its history, but it needs reform.
- Chuck Hagel
(Keywords: Time, History, Development, Democracy, Rights, Human rights, Nations, Needs, Play, Reform, Security, Stability, Today, United)

A lot of leading countries in the world, including the United States and Russia, have to take their responsibilities much more seriously to ensure we are back on the road to peace and stability.
- Peter Hain
(Keywords: Peace, Countries, Leading, Road, Russia, Stability, states, United, World)

Our heroes are fighting to bring stability to the Middle East, and they have put pressure on all of the tyrannies of the Middle East. They have taken a stand against tyranny, against terrorists, and for the prospect of decent societies throughout that region.
- Orrin Hatch
(Keywords: Fighting, Heroes, Pressure, Stability, Tyranny)

Aggressive and irresponsible steps endanger the peace and stability of the world, and the international community feels the need to protect itself from Iran.
- Moshe Katsav
(Keywords: Peace, Community, Stability, World)

Ages of experience have taught humanity that the commitment of a husband and wife to love and to serve one another promotes the welfare of children and the stability of society.
- Jack Kingston
(Keywords: Experience, Love, Society, Wife, Husband, Children, Commitment, Humanity, Stability, Welfare)

You could argue that war is always an irrational act, and yet many states enter into military conflict out of rational calculation or national interest or the stability or longevity of their regime.
- William Kirby
(Keywords: War, Act, Conflict, Interest, Longevity, Military, Stability, states)

And we need to maintain our foothold in the fight against terrorism and terrorist groups and respond to any degradation of Iraqi security or stability.
- Rick Larsen
(Keywords: Fight, Security, Stability, Terrorism)

A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability and beauty of the biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise.
- Aldo Leopold
(Keywords: Beauty, Community, Integrity, Right, Stability, Wrong)

We begin with the common belief that Saddam Hussein is a tyrant and a threat to the peace and stability of the region. He has ignored the mandated of the United Nations and is building weapons of mass destruction and the means of delivering them.
- Carl Levin
(Keywords: Peace, Belief, Building, Destruction, Nations, Stability, United, Weapons)

If we have a chance of succeeding and bringing stability and democracy to Iraq, it will mean learning from our mistakes, not denying them and not ignoring them.
- Carl Levin
(Keywords: Chance, Democracy, Iraq, Learning, Mistakes, Stability, Will)

The United Nations remains our most important global actor. These days we are continuously reminded of the enormous responsibility of the Security Council to uphold international peace and stability.
- Anna Lindh
(Keywords: Peace, Actor, Nations, Responsibility, Security, Stability, United)

The world's people all share the earnest aspiration to have peace, stability, justice and cooperation.
- Tran Duc Luong
(Keywords: Peace, People, Cooperation, Justice, Stability, World)

Every nation whose affairs betray a want of wisdom and stability may calculate on every loss which can be sustained from the more systematic policy of its wiser neighbors.
- James Madison
(Keywords: Wisdom, Policy, Loss, May, Nation, Neighbors, Stability, Want)

I reached that day that I always thought might happen, where I say to myself I don't want to do this anymore. I'm looking for some stability. I want to stay home.
- Joe Mantegna
(Keywords: Home, Thought, Day, Stability, Want)

From time to time, the irresponsible acts of the Cuban government remind us that this is far more than about the freedom of one country, but it really is about the stability and security of the region and the national security interests of the United States.
- Mel Martinez
(Keywords: Government, Time, Country, Freedom, National security, Stability, states, United)

A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
- John Stuart Mill
(Keywords: Life, Progress, Order, Party, Reform, Stability, State)

Valor is stability, not of legs and arms, but of courage and the soul.
- Michel de Montaigne
(Keywords: Soul, Courage, Stability, Valor)

Defenders of the status quo will argue that this system has served us well over the centuries, that our parliamentary traditions have combined stability and flexibility and that we should not cast away in a minute what has taken generations to build.
- Ferdinand Mount
(Keywords: Flexibility, Generations, Stability, Traditions, Will)

Operations in Iraq and Afghanistan and the war on terrorism have reduced the pace of military transformation and have revealed our lack of preparation for defensive and stability operations. This Administration has overextended our military.
- Barack Obama
(Keywords: War, Afghanistan, Iraq, Military, Preparation, Stability, Terrorism)

We will work to bring an element of stability to the price of oil.
- Olusegun Obasanjo
(Keywords: Work, Oil, Stability, Will)

The bottom line is that after we defeat the armed forces of Iraq, that we will want to and need to provide stability throughout that country.
- Peter Pace
(Keywords: Country, Defeat, Iraq, Stability, Want, Will)

We sincerely hope that south Asian countries will respect and live in amity with each other, and achieve common development, and that south Asia will enjoy peace, stability and prosperity.
- Li Peng
(Keywords: Peace, Development, Hope, Countries, Prosperity, Respect, Stability, Will)

We are ready to engage in international co-operation against terrorism with a view to safeguarding national interests and regional security and stability.
- Li Peng
(Keywords: Security, Stability, Terrorism)

I am firmly convinced that, in future years, China and India will join hands in playing a more active role in maintaining peace and stability in the region and the world at large and make due contribution to the cause of human progress and development.
- Li Peng
(Keywords: Peace, Development, Progress, Cause, Future, Stability, Will, World, Years)

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)

One year after the United States led the invasion of Iraq, the country remains extremely dangerous not only to our troops, but also to the stability of the world.
- Jay Rockefeller
(Keywords: Country, Iraq, Stability, states, Troops, United, World)

Allowing the U.N. into Iraq will demonstrate to the Iraqis that the international community as a whole is committed to bringing stability and safety to their country.
- Jay Rockefeller
(Keywords: Community, Country, Iraq, Safety, Stability, Will)

We have to bring stability to Iraq, otherwise we will be faced with a future dilemma of sending our loved ones into harms way to stop a civil war or the rise of a new tyrant born from the instability that we created.
- Jay Rockefeller
(Keywords: War, Future, Iraq, Stability, Will)

We've taken the view that if the rest of the world would democratize and create market economies, that would spread the benefits of prosperity around the world, and that it would enhance our own prosperity, and our own stability and security, as well.
- Jeffrey Sachs
(Keywords: Benefits, Prosperity, Rest, Security, Stability, World)

United States is a great Country and has its effective role on the international arena, so we have to boost our relations with it, in order to achieve peace and stability in our region and the world.
- Ali A. Saleh
(Keywords: Peace, Country, Order, Stability, states, United, World)

Through mutual understanding, sincerity and goodwill, and with great wisdom and broad views, the leaders on both sides should jointly initiate new opportunities for peace, stability, cooperation and mutual benefit.
- Chen Shui-bian
(Keywords: Wisdom, Peace, Cooperation, Goodwill, Leaders, Sincerity, Stability, Understanding)



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