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As the head of security for an airline,
by Isaac Yeffet

As the head of security for an airline,
I can't ask my passengers to risk their lives and jump on a terrorist.
This is why we need air marshals on every flight.
- Isaac Yeffet

Stop relying only on technology.Technology can help the qualified,
well-trained human being but cannot replace him.
- Isaac Yeffet

Now we are using the body scanner to scan the pilots.
They became the dangerous people of this country?
- Isaac Yeffet

We know that the airports are not protected as they should be protected.
The terminals are public areas, wide open -
anyone can go and walk at any terminal he wants.
- Isaac Yeffet

 

There is no comparison between the training here and the training in Israel.
- Isaac Yeffet

We have an illusion of security, we don't have security.
- Isaac Yeffet

After Lockerbie, everyone thought, now we've learned
the lesson of how to be proactive instead of being reactive.
Unfortunately, September 11 came and we know the result.
Thousands of people lost their lives.
Security totally failed, not at one airport,
at three different airports around the country.
- Isaac Yeffet

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Realize that a Muslim will know that his wife was seen naked in this machine.
You know what would be the reaction?...
Terrible.
I believe there's technology out there that can identify
bomb-type materials without necessarily,
overly invading our privacy.
- Isaac Yeffet

They can argue whatever they want.
The problem is, when you interview every passenger,
during the interviews you are looking for -
you profile -
you do profiling,
to find the suspicious ones and put them out from the rest of the passengers.
- Isaac Yeffet

There is only so much negotiating and maneuvering that
can be done while the aircraft is under siege in mid-air.
Therefore, the best way to put a stop to hijacking
is by having high levels of security implemented by
qualified and trained personnel both on the ground and in the air.
- Isaac Yeffet

Why we cannot build a system like El Al to be proactive.
Why do we have only to react? The shoe bomber -
reaction? Take off your shoes.
The Nigerian - the body scanner is a result of the Nigerian guy.
- Isaac Yeffet

We need to put undercover security armed people at
the curbside of the terminal with the uniform of policemen.
We need to protect the terminal.
We need to protect the security checkpoint,
the gate, the aircraft, the perimeter.
- Isaac Yeffet

The heart, not the head, must be the guide.
- Arthur Erickson

You don't lead by hitting people over the head -
that's assault, not leadership.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

It is any day better to stand erect
with a broken and bandaged head
then to crawl on one's belly,
in order to be able to save one's head.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If you talk to a man in a language he understands,
that goes to his head.
If you talk to him in his language,
that goes to his heart.
- Nelson Mandela

If a man empties his purse into his head,
no man can take it away from him.
An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
- Benjamin Franklin

Never bend your head. Always hold it high.
Look the world straight in the eye.
- Helen Keller

Many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head,
and knows not that it brings abundance
to drive away the hunger.
- Saint Basil

A good head and a good heart
are always a formidable combination.
- Nelson Mandela

Life does not consist mainly,
or even largely, of facts or happenings.
It consist mainly of the storm of thoughts
that is forever flowing through one's head.
- Mark Twain

Life is a game.
Keep it light and playful.
Tease life, taunt life,
never attack life head-on.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are choirs singing in your head.
If you listen, you will hear the music.
It is the song of angels.
Pay no attention to the sounds of the world.
They are just noises, and even when
added up all together
they have no value, make no sense.
Strain to hear the song of angels.
Listen to the melody within your soul.
- Neale Donald Walsch

His answer trickled through my head like water through a sieve.
- Lewis Carroll

Love is of all passions the strongest,
for it attacks simultaneously the head,
the heart and the senses.
- Lao Tzu

A wise man should have money in his head,
but not in his heart.
- Jonathan Swift

The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read With loads of
learned lumber in his head.
- Alexander Pope

Let the rain kiss you.
Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops.
Let the rain sing you a lullaby.
- Langston Hughes

A film is never really good unless the camera is an
eye in the head of a poet.
- Orson Welles

They can shout down the head of the physics department at Cal Tech.
- James Stockdale

The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt,
head in the sun, heart with nature.
To nurture a garden is to feed not just on the body,
but the soul.
- Alfred Austin

It is better to have your head in the clouds,
and know where you are...
than to breathe the clearer atmosphere below them,
and think that you are in paradise.
- Henry David Thoreau

Clear? Huh. Why a four-year-old child
could understand this report.
Run out and find me a four-year-old child,
I can't make head or tail of it.
- the Groucho Marx movie Duck Soup

Ten soldiers wisely led will beat a hundred without a head.
- Euripides

I got a good mind to join a club
and beat you over the head with it.
- the Groucho Marx movie Duck Soup

Trust that little voice in your head that says 'Wouldn't
it be interesting if...';
And then do it.
- Duane Michals

Humor is merely tragedy standing on its head with its pants torn.
- Irvin S. Cobb

There is a wisdom of the head, and a wisdom of the heart.
- Charles Dickens

The career of a sage is of two kinds:
He is either honored by all in the world,
Like a flower waving its head,
Or else he disappears into the silent forest.
- Lao Tzu

Genuine forgiveness does not deny anger but faces it head-on.
- Alice Duer Miller

Fine art is that in which the hand, the head,
and the heart of man go together.
- John Ruskin

Overall the fundamentals seem to be there and he's
obviously got a very mature head on his shoulders.
He's got a kind of presence.
- Nick Price

Crazy is walking down the street
with half a cantaloupe on your head,
muttering; "I'm a hamster, I'm a hamster."
- the movie Spy Hard (1996)

No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until
he comes home and rests his head on his old,
familiar pillow.
- Lin Yutang

The doctors x-rayed my head and found nothing.
- Dizzy Dean

Hatred is an affair of the heart; contempt that of the head.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

All perception of truth
is the detection of an analogy;
we reason from our hands to our head.
- Henry David Thoreau

For some reason, it popped into my head the notion
that a lot of the Next Generation cast in the long
run of that show managed to step behind the camera.
- Michael Shanks

I was really excited to get to shave my head -
it's something I'd wanted to do for a while and now I had a good excuse.
It was nice to shed that level of vanity.
- Natalie Portman

I wake up laughing.
Yes, I wake up in the morning and there I am just laughing my head off.
- Bruce Willis

I killed many a quarterback.
I felt like I scored when I took their head off.
- Harvey Martin

I often find that having an idea in my head prevents
me from doing something else.
Working is therefore a way of getting rid of an idea.
- Jasper Johns

Why slap them on the wrist with feather when you can
belt them over the head with a sledgehammer.
- Katharine Hepburn

There's not ever much of anything going on in my head.
- Carrie Underwood

A hair in the head is worth two in the brush.
- William Hazlitt

I was something of a prankster.
One time I put a ski mask on my head and used a fake
gun on the school secretary so that I could get some
of my friends out of detention.
- Luke Perry

We've been taught to believe that actions speak louder than words.
But I think words speak pretty loud all of our lives;
we carry these words in our head.
- Marlo Thomas

You have to lift your head up out of the mud and just do it.
- Teri Garr

Failure has gone to his head.
- Wilson Mizner

The musicians I respected were much older than me.
I expected them to cut my head, and they did.
- Wynton Marsalis

Only 4 percent of all the companies owned in Scotland
have their head offices in Scotland.
- Sean Connery

I plan less and less.
It's a great benefit of writing lots,
that you get good at holding long narratives in your
head like a virtual space.
- Jonathan Lethem

Because when they strike it can be that quick that if they're within range,
you're dead, you're dead in your tracks.
And his head weighs more than my body so it's WHACK!
- Steve Irwin

When you've nothing to live for, you get to thinking inside your head.
- Andrei Platonov

A museum is a place where one should lose one's head.
- Renzo Piano

I've banged my head quite a bit.
I liked Iron Maiden, Ozzy, AC/DC.
And of course, Ratt and Poison.
- Cameron Diaz

Acting is fantastic, but to be able to create a whole
world on celluloid is amazing.
It's like taking your dreams straight from your head
and projecting them onto a screen.
- Amber Benson

We are all captives of the picture in our head -
our belief that the world we have experienced is the
world that really exists.
- Walter Lippmann

I never take any notes or draw charts or make elaborate diagrams,
but I hold an image of the shape of a book in my head
and work from that mental hologram.
- Jonathan Lethem

Now the writing in the head, I definitely do every day,
thinking about how I want to phrase something or how
I'd like to rephrase something I've already written.
- Stanley Crouch

It is all about being open and paying attention to the music in your head.
I think most people have original music playing in
their heads from time to time.
- Tommy Shaw


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