Quotations on Strategy

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There is no development strategy more beneficial to society as a whole - women and men alike - than the one which involves women as central players.
- Kofi Annan
(Keywords: Men, Society, Women, Strategy, Development)

The realization of a sustainable economic development strategy for Maine's Native American communities has always been a priority and a critical element of my administration's overall economic development strategy.
- John Baldacci
(Keywords: Strategy, Development, American)

During my time, there might have been one pitcher or two that were top pitchers on a team. Teams that won maybe had three, but today they have a lot of depth. They have a lot of long relievers, short relievers, and the strategy is different.
- Ernie Banks
(Keywords: Time, Strategy, Today)

I think we're proving ourselves as we go along. The past several months our strategy has been evolutionary - making maximum advantage of our client browser, as well as our enterprise software for people who want to build Web sites.
- Jim Barksdale
(Keywords: People, Strategy, Months, Past, Software, Want)

One of the problems we saw in the last presidential election in our party is that our nominee, while winning the election, which we ought never to forget, often lost sight of the difference between strategy and tactics.
- Paul Begala
(Keywords: Strategy, Winning, Difference, Forget, Party, Problems, Sight)

A successful economic development strategy must focus on improving the skills of the area's workforce, reducing the cost of doing business and making available the resources business needs to compete and thrive in today's global economy.
- Rod Blagojevich
(Keywords: Business, Strategy, Successful, Development, Economy, Focus, Needs, Today)

The biggest mistakes, early on, involved foreign policy and involved the strategy for health care.
- Sidney Blumenthal
(Keywords: Health, Policy, Strategy, Care, Foreign policy, Mistakes)

Reducing the budget for Amtrak makes no sense unless the Administration is prepared to implement a reform strategy which can be supported by the budget request.
- Kit Bond
(Keywords: Strategy, Reform, Sense)

Our state's strategy on methamphetamine, and any other issue, is going to be a moving target.
- Phil Bredesen
(Keywords: Strategy, State)

Real love is a pilgrimage. It happens when there is no strategy, but it is very rare because most people are strategists.
- Anita Brookner
(Keywords: Love, People, Strategy, Pilgrimage)

Admitting weakness seems to be such a severe psychic threat for Bush that when he makes a mistake it's safer just to reinforce it. The strategy creates a perverse system of rewards and punishments.
- Tina Brown
(Keywords: Mistake, Strategy, Weakness)

The launch of the report coincides with the initiation by WHO of the global strategy for the prevention and control of osteoporosis, and I think a good partnership could be established in our common efforts to prevent osteoporosis.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Keywords: Strategy, Control, Partnership, Prevention)

In recognising the global problem posed by osteoporosis, WHO sees the need for a global strategy for prevention and control of osteoporosis, focusing on three major functions: prevention, management and surveillance.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Keywords: Strategy, Control, Management, Prevention)

Since the reduction of risk factors is the scientific basis for primary prevention, the World Health Organization promotes the development of an integrated strategy for prevention of several diseases, rather than focusing on individual ones.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Keywords: Health, Strategy, Development, Prevention, Risk, World)

The strategy of my coach and me was that we looked at pictures of all the best pole vaulters from around the world, and we took the best parts from them, and we created a person that had never existed. We then started to work toward being such a person.
- Sergei Bubka
(Keywords: Work, Strategy, Being, Coach, World)

The activists will not stop in trying to impose their extreme views on the rest of us, and they have now plotted out a state-by-state strategy to increase the number of judicial decisions redefining marriage without the voice of the people being heard.
- Jim Bunning
(Keywords: Marriage, People, Strategy, Being, Decisions, Extreme, Now, Rest, State, Trying, Voice, Will)

And so if your competitors aren't growing, if there isn't a competitive reason to grow, and you want focus and discipline to add customers to existing stores, you adjust your strategy.
- Jim Cantalupo
(Keywords: Strategy, Discipline, Focus, Reason, Want)

It is about time that we develop a worldwide strategy to reduce illegal trade in meth and its precursor chemicals and stop the devastating impact that methamphetamine use is having on our children and our communities.
- Dennis Cardoza
(Keywords: Time, Strategy, Children, Trade)

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)

It is irresponsible for this Congress to not investigate the President's lack of an exit strategy, and the fraud, waste, and abuse of U.S. tax dollars.
- Russ Carnahan
(Keywords: Strategy, Abuse, Congress, Fraud, Tax, President, Waste)

That strategy of buy and hold, which is the sound and sensible one for the individual, can have very dangerous and perverse effects for the market as a whole.
- Ron Chernow
(Keywords: Strategy, Sound)

However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results.
- Winston Churchill
(Keywords: Strategy, Results)

We are running out of time. We need a strategy to win in Iraq or an exit strategy to leave.
- Max Cleland
(Keywords: Time, Strategy, Iraq, Running)

Bush does not want to go down in history as the president who lost in Iraq. His strategy to the extent he has one is to hang tough and let whoever succeeds him take the fall.
- Eleanor Clift
(Keywords: History, Strategy, Iraq, President, Want)

I agree with the President that second-guessing is not a strategy, but at the same time, I want to continue the dialogue that ultimately will lead to bringing all of our troops home.
- Howard Coble
(Keywords: Home, Time, Strategy, President, Troops, Want, Will)

My main expertise is in the past, but if I have to extrapolate into the future, I would say: no good news any time soon and an obvious exit strategy is not apparent to me.
- Juan Cole
(Keywords: Time, Strategy, Expertise, Future, News, Obvious, Past)

By adopting the control strategy, the nation's environmental program has created a built-in antagonism between environmental quality and economic growth.
- Barry Commoner
(Keywords: Environmental, Quality, Strategy, Control, Growth, Nation)

I've had lengthy discussions with European farm leaders. It is clear they have an agricultural strategy to support their producers and gain dominance in world agricultural trade. They're gaining markets the old-fashioned way - they're buying them.
- Kent Conrad
(Keywords: Strategy, Buying, Gain, Leaders, Old, Support, Trade, World)

President Obama has embraced a partisan, polarizing strategy since day one when he chose hyper-partisan Rahm Emanuel to be his White House Chief of Staff.
- Rory Cooper
(Keywords: Strategy, Day, President)

See, what we were going to do was say, the Internet is this great business strategy tool.
- James Daly
(Keywords: Business, Strategy, Internet)

But if our nation goes over a financial Niagara, we won't have much strength and, eventually, we won't have peace. We are currently borrowing the entire defense budget from foreign investors. Within a few years, we will be spending more on interest payments than on national security. That is not, as our military friends say, a 'robust strategy.'
- Mitch Daniels
(Keywords: Peace, Strategy, Financial, Strength, Borrowing, Defense, Friends, Interest, Military, Nation, National security, Niagara, Will, Years)

If our nation goes over a financial Niagara, we won't have much strength and, eventually, we won't have peace. We are currently borrowing the entire defense budget from foreign investors. Within a few years, we will be spending more on interest payments than on national security. That is not, as our military friends say, a 'robust strategy.'
- Mitch Daniels
(Keywords: Peace, Strategy, Financial, Strength, Borrowing, Defense, Friends, Interest, Military, Nation, National security, Niagara, Will, Years)

And I guess what I would say is that we can't think narrowly about movements for black liberation and we can't necessarily see this class division as simply a product or a certain strategy that black movements have developed for liberation.
- Angela Davis
(Keywords: Strategy, Class)

Sometimes running for Congress is a four-year strategy in terms of getting out there and building a network.
- Artur Davis
(Keywords: Strategy, Building, Congress, Network, Running)

The world is changing. Networks without a specific branding strategy will be killed. I envision a world of highly niched services and tightly run companies without room for all the overhead the established networks carry.
- Barry Diller
(Keywords: Strategy, Will, World)

That strategy of racing for the top five and racing for the win is where everybody wants to be.
- Dale Earnhardt
(Keywords: Strategy, Racing)

What do you want to get done? In what order of importance? Over what period of time? What is the time available? What is the best strategy for application of time to projects for the most effective results?
- Ted W. Engstrom
(Keywords: Time, Strategy, Importance, Order, Projects, Results, Want)

The foundations of democratic transition should be laid in accordance with a sincere and committed strategy that is supported by various policy tools, and implemented wisely.
- Recep Tayyip Erdogan
(Keywords: Policy, Strategy, Tools)

Strategy requires thought, tactics require observation.
- Max Euwe
(Keywords: Thought, Strategy, Observation)

Churchill knew the importance of peace, and he also knew the price of it. Churchill finally got his voice, of course. He stressed strategy, but it was his voice that armed England at last with the old-fashioned moral concepts of honor and duty, justice and mercy.
- Suzanne Fields
(Keywords: Peace, Strategy, Duty, England, Honor, Importance, Justice, Mercy, Old, Voice)

The object of China's strategy is inexorably to supplant the United States as the world's premier economic power, and if necessary, to defeat us militarily.
- Frank Gaffney
(Keywords: Power, Strategy, Defeat, states, United, World)

If you need to take a step back from day-to-day operations and plot out the long-term direction of your user experience strategy, consultants can give you a perspective you can't get on your own.
- Jesse James Garrett
(Keywords: Experience, Strategy, Day, Direction, Perspective)

You have to be fast on your feet and adaptive or else a strategy is useless.
- Charles de Gaulle
(Keywords: Strategy, Feet)

It is very important for people to understand that the United States of America and no country around the world can devalue its way to prosperity, to be competitive. It is not a viable, feasible strategy, and we will not engage in it.
- Timothy Geithner
(Keywords: People, Strategy, America, Country, Prosperity, states, United, Will, World)

Since the events of September 11, we've rightfully changed our military strategy so we're now taking the fight to those individuals who aim to do us harm, rather than waiting for another atrocious attack to happen.
- Jim Gerlach
(Keywords: Strategy, Events, Fight, Harm, Military, Now, Waiting)

Change is not a destination, just as hope is not a strategy.
- Rudy Giuliani
(Keywords: Change, Strategy, Hope)

If Americans could legally access prescription drugs outside the United States, then drug companies would be forced to re-evaluate their pricing strategy.
- Chuck Grassley
(Keywords: Strategy, Americans, Drugs, states, United)

Fortunately, it's still not too late to develop a comprehensive global strategy to eliminate our real enemy.
- David Hackworth
(Keywords: Strategy, Enemy)

The essential element of successful strategy is that it derives its success from the differences between competitors with a consequent difference in their behavior.
- Bruce Henderson
(Keywords: Success, Strategy, Successful, Behavior, Difference)

Hussein has a strategy. I'm sure he'll implement that strategy, and it would be to our detriment. We're embarking on an exercise about which we know nothing.
- John Hewson
(Keywords: Strategy, Exercise, Nothing)



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