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I was faced more with apathy than opposition. ...
by Adrian Cronauer

I was faced more with apathy than opposition.
- Adrian Cronauer

Our nation is built on the bedrock principle that governments
derive their just powers from the consent of the governed.
- Adrian Cronauer

The American flag represents all of us and all the values we hold sacred.
- Adrian Cronauer

Martin Luther King, Jr. didn't carry just a piece of
cloth to symbolize his belief in racial equality;
he carried the American flag.
- Adrian Cronauer

 

Worrying that banning flag desecration would inhibit
free speech reveals a misunderstanding of the flag's fundamental nature.
- Adrian Cronauer

Our flag is not just one of many political points of view.
Rather, the flag is a symbol of our national unity.
- Adrian Cronauer

Giving people what they want isn't just good radio;
it's also the right way to run a country.
- Adrian Cronauer

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It is the will of the American people that we have
a right to protect our flag and this can only be accomplished
by passing a Constitutional amendment.
- Adrian Cronauer

The electronic spectrum is the only natural resource
in which there's no such thing as private property rights.
You can't own a piece of the spectrum.
- Adrian Cronauer

Without amendments we would never even have had the Bill of Rights.
- Adrian Cronauer

The concept that you cannot own the airwaves has caused far more harm than good.
- Adrian Cronauer

One of the things I learned in law school is that there's
nothing wrong or undesirable or dishonorable or destructive
about amending the Constitution.
- Adrian Cronauer

It's not written in the Constitution or anything else....
Congress, just out of the clear blue sky,
said the airwaves belong to the people,
which means, in essence, that it belongs to Congress.
- Adrian Cronauer

A corollary is that, when laws are out of touch with the people,
those laws can and should be changed -
from the most simple local regulations to the highest law of the land,
our federal Constitution.
- Adrian Cronauer

Faced with the choice between changing one's mind
and proving that there is no need to do so,
almost everyone gets busy on the proof.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one?
- Abraham Lincoln

At the same time, it is obvious that clinicians in
Haiti are faced with different,
and, in fact, greater, challenges when attempting to
treat complications of HIV disease.
- Paul Farmer

Reality in our century is not something to be faced.
- Graham Greene

Unfortunately, the food industry has not yet faced
this situation and begun taking measures to avoid exploiting
our weakness for not knowing when we have had enough.
- Marvin Harris

We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly
disguised as insoluble problems.
- Lee Iacocca

Bill Clinton was in the line of great progressive presidents
who faced the realities in his own time and applied
innovative solutions to problems.
- Sidney Blumenthal

I am now faced with mortality.
Definitely not the most generous move.
- Lance Loud

The human species really could have faced global thermonuclear war.
During seventy years of Cold War we grew used to it.
- Larry Niven

It wasn't until two or three years ago that I actually
learned that in the end he actually did kill someone.
But that was a choice that he faced:
to kill or be killed.
- Vanessa Kerry

I finally faced the fact that it isn't a crime not having friends.
Being alone means you have fewer problems.
- Whitney Houston

In some ways, with the security challenges this country has faced,
we have had to put in rules and regulations for business
to be able to sustain their growth and create jobs.
- Wayne Allard

The inconveniences we faced within this state are minor compared to...
New Orleans.
- Richard Burr

History, despite its wrenching pain,
cannot be unlived,
but if faced with courage, need not be lived again.
- Maya Angelou

You faced front, you seldom smiled, since levity was
not the mark you wanted put across your face forever.
- Michael Lesy

If all Europe lies flat while the Russian mob tramps over it,
we will then be faced with a war under difficult circumstances,
and with a very good chance of losing it.
- James Forrestal

Faced with what is right, to leave it undone shows a lack of courage.
- Confucius

I like that kind of 'straight-faced' comedy.
I like to be straight-faced and outrageous.
- Leslie Nielsen

Up to now we have faced external problems in an isolated fashion.
One of these problems is precisely the drug trade and
what has been the result? A very weak and fragile position.
- Alberto Fujimori

Rape is the most humiliating thing that can be done to you;
it's the most vulnerable that you can be.
But once I realized that, I became a stronger person and faced all my fears.
- Fiona Apple

However confused the scene of our life appears,
however torn we may be who now do face that scene,
it can be faced, and we can go on to be whole.
- Muriel Rukeyser

Sure I faced the troubles and challenges that most
actors and actresses face until they get noticed,
but I was always confident of myself and my capabilities.
- Christine Lahti

Faced with crisis, the man of character falls back on himself.
He imposes his own stamp of action, takes responsibility for it,
makes it his own.
- Charles de Gaulle

I never faced a pitcher with better stuff than Nolan Ryan.
- Robin Yount

I faced Gibson many times and faced Sandy Koufax three times.
- Juan Marichal

Obviously I faced the possibility of not returning
when first I considered going.
Once faced and settled there really wasn't
any good reason to refer to it.
- Amelia Earhart

Visual surprise is natural in the Caribbean;
it comes with the landscape,
and faced with its beauty, the sigh of History dissolves.
- Derek Walcott

I refuse to be held responsible for bringing back a
wave of pasty-faced people into the world.
- Brian Molko

Most people would have given up when faced with all
the criticism I've received over the years.
- Albert Ellis

Ladies and gentlemen, I wish I had better news for
you but we are facing a storm that most of us have feared.
This is a threat that we've never faced before.
- Ray Nagin

We are all faced with a series of great opportunities -
brilliantly disguised as insoluble problems.
- John W. Gardner

Today we ought to be able to see first that Booker
T. Washington faced a situation in which he was seeking
desperately for a way out,
and he could see no way out except capitulation.
- C. L. R. James

Instead of ideological objectives of a political nature,
today we are faced with ideological objectives of economic nature.
- Omar Bongo

You are faced with the choice: either my integrity
remains intact and this is the work that ends up on the screen,
or I have to leave, and I have to be known to have left.
- Trevor Nunn

Only after I faced the unhappiness of my first marriage
did I start on the path of personal growth.
- Judith Wright

According to Teenage Research Unlimited,
51 percent of 13-15 year olds say they will be faced
with making a decision regarding alcohol in the next three months.
- Xavier Becerra

We, the generation that faces the next century,
can add the solemn injunction "If we don't do the impossible,
we shall be faced with the unthinkable."
- Petra Kelly

Yet now we are faced with the sickening suspicion that
technology has run ahead of us.
- Richard Dooling

Perhaps two million years ago the creatures of a planet
in some remote galaxy faced a musical crisis similar
to that which we earthly composers face today.
- George Crumb

There are hard choices to be made in balancing the
country's security and an individual's liberties.
But it is a choice that has to be faced.
- Charles Kennedy

Faced with the choice of enduring a bad toothache or going to the dentist,
we generally tried to ride out the bad tooth.
- Joseph Barbera

My generation, faced as it grew with a choice between
religious belief and existential despair,
chose marijuana.
Now we are in our Cabernet stage.
- Peggy Noonan

Our people could not talk with these white-faced men,
but they used signs which all people understand.
- Chief Joseph

One of the responsibilities faced by the Environmental
Genome Project is to provide the science base upon
which society can make better informed risk management decisions.
- Samuel Wilson

The secret of a leader lies in the tests he has faced
over the whole course of his life and the habit of
action he develops in meeting those tests.
- Gail Sheehy

If you procrastinate when faced with a big difficult problem...
break the problem into parts, and handle one part at a time.
- Robert Collier

I was raised a Christian and was a stone-faced acid head.
- Ken Kesey

I have definitely gone through my ups and downs and
faced my adversity and my nay-sayers,
but managed to do all right.
It is a pretty classic tale.
- Steve Nash

One of the things that has to be faced is the process
of waiting to change the system,
how much we have got to do to find out who we are,
where we have come from and where we are going.
- Ella Baker

We were suddenly faced with the necessity of training
a lot of young men in the art of navigation.
- Clyde Tombaugh

Republicans have to be relieved.
Given all the bad news this White House has faced,
at least the president's hemorrhaging has stopped.
- Stuart Rothenberg

A hero has faced it all: he need not be undefeated,
but he must be undaunted.
- Andrew Bernstein

We are faced with the paradoxical fact that education
has become one of the chief obstacles to intelligence and freedom of thought.
- Bertrand Russell

Our farmers and ranchers have never faced as many problems
as they do today with drought,
range fires, high gas prices and an ever tightening
budget on agriculture subsidies.
- Michael McCaul

I decided blacks should not have to experience the
difficulties I had faced,
so I decided to open a flying school and teach other black women to fly.
- Bessie Coleman

Even when I have to write a simple letter I'm scared
stiff as if faced with looming seasickness.
- Gustav Klimt

I'm not about to go out and buy a snake for a pet.
I mean, I may have faced a few fears but I'm not insane.
- Kristin Davis


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