Quotations on Rank

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All men will commence in their present rank and promotion will be open to all men alike, without any distinctions or qualifications, political or otherwise.
- John Amery
(Keywords: Men, Open, Present, Promotion, Rank, Will)

When soldiers have been baptized in the fire of a battle-field, they have all one rank in my eyes.
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Keywords: Battle, Eyes, Fire, Rank, Soldiers)

The party has to be much more. It has to connect in a real way with rank-and-file members and be their voice.
- Wes Boyd
(Keywords: Party, Rank, Voice)

Those who enjoy their own emotionally bad health and who habitually fill their own minds with the rank poisons of suspicion, jealousy and hatred, as a rule take umbrage at those who refuse to do likewise, and they find a perverted relief in trying to denigrate them.
- Johannes Brahms
(Keywords: Health, Hatred, Jealousy, Rank, Suspicion, Trying)

First, we did rank everybody by risk, and New York comes out number one.
- Michael Chertoff
(Keywords: First, Rank, Risk)

For good or for ill, air mastery is today the supreme expression of military power and fleets and armies, however vital and important, must accept a subordinate rank.
- Winston Churchill
(Keywords: Power, Expression, Military, Rank, Today)

I used to pull rank and wait until the wind was blowing out.
- Joe Cronin
(Keywords: Rank, Wind)

Rank does not confer privilege or give power. It imposes responsibility.
- Peter Drucker
(Keywords: Power, Privilege, Rank, Responsibility)

It is unacceptable that disabled veterans in Illinois rank at the bottom of the list when it comes to disability pay. We owe our disabled veterans more than speeches, parades and monuments.
- Dick Durbin
(Keywords: Disability, Monuments, Rank, Veterans)

Reflection is a flower of the mind, giving out wholesome fragrance; but revelry is the same flower, when rank and running to seed.
- Desiderius Erasmus
(Keywords: Giving, Mind, Rank, Reflection, Running)

I would first recommend we appoint a Police Director that commands the respect of the rank and file.
- Vincent Frank
(Keywords: First, Police, Rank, Respect)

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
(Keywords: Men, Rank, Scotland)

If you modestly enjoy your fame you are not unworthy to rank with the holy.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
(Keywords: Fame, Rank, Unworthy)

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)

The sight of women talking together has always made men uneasy; nowadays it means rank subversion.
- Germaine Greer
(Keywords: Men, Women, Rank, Sight, Talking)

Now, we occupy a lowly position, both in space and rank in comparison with the heavenly sphere, and the Almighty is Most High not in space, but with respect to absolute existence, greatness and power.
- Maimonides
(Keywords: Power, Greatness, Existence, Now, Rank, Respect, Space)

Every existence above a certain rank has its singular points; the higher the rank the more of them. At these points, influences whose physical magnitude is too small to be taken account of by a finite being may produce results of the greatest importance.
- James C. Maxwell
(Keywords: Being, Existence, Importance, May, Rank, Results)

I would rather do twenty TV series than go through what I went through under that Rank contract I signed a few years ago for which I blame no one but myself.
- Patrick McGoohan
(Keywords: Blame, Rank, Years)

Even at the United Nations, where legend has it that the building was designed so that there could be no corner offices, the expanse of glass in individual offices is said to be a dead giveaway as to rank. Five windows are excellent, one window not so great.
- Enid Nemy
(Keywords: Building, Nations, Rank, United, Windows)

The value and rank of every art is in proportion to the mental labor employed in it, or the mental pleasure in producing it.
- Joshua Reynolds
(Keywords: Art, Labor, Pleasure, Rank, Value)

Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure... than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.
- Theodore Roosevelt
(Keywords: Failure, Victory, Defeat, Poor, Rank, Spirits, Twilight)

Women may give lip service to wanting husbands who take on an equal role in raising children, but many will pull rank when an important decision, like how to discipline or what baby sitter to hire, has to be made.
- Pepper Schwartz
(Keywords: Women, Decision, Discipline, Baby, Children, Husbands, May, Rank, Service, Will)

Of all the haunting moments of motherhood, few rank with hearing your own words come out of your daughter's mouth.
- Victoria Secunda
(Keywords: Daughter, Hearing, Moments, Motherhood, Rank, Words)

I will accept no commission that would tend to create a rivalry with Grant. I want him to hold what he has earned and got. I have all the rank I want.
- William Tecumseh Sherman
(Keywords: Rank, Rivalry, Want, Will)

Music must take rank as the highest of the fine arts - as the one which, more than any other, ministers to the human spirit.
- Herbert Spencer
(Keywords: Music, Rank, Spirit)

It is the rank and file - the average woman - for whom the world has opened up so astonishingly.
- Mary A. Ward
(Keywords: Rank, Woman, World)









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