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We're here so that Afghanistan does not once again
by David Petraeus

We're here so that Afghanistan does not once again
become a sanctuary for transnational extremists the
way it was when al-Qaeda planned the 9/11 attacks in the Kandahar area,
conducted the initial training for the attackers in
training camps in Afghanistan before they moved on
to Germany and then to U.S.
flight schools.
- David Petraeus

The progress in Iraq is still fragile.
And it could still be reversed.
Iraq still faces innumerable challenges,
and they will be evident during what will likely be
a difficult process as the newly elected Council of
Representatives selects the next prime minister,
president, and speaker of the council.
- David Petraeus

But clearly, this is what this is about.
It's about pushing the security bubble out.
It's about rooting out every last guy,
so that there's not even somebody who can fire a single,
solitary RPG round from some little qalat out here.
- David Petraeus

If you don't want to have to kill or capture every bad guy in the country,
you have to reintegrate those who are willing to be
reconciled and become part of the solution instead
of a continued part of the problem.
- David Petraeus

 

Well, the oil, the oil spot, if you will,
is a, is a term in counterinsurgency literature that
connotes a peaceful area,
secure area.
So what you're trying to do is to always extend that,
to push that out.
- David Petraeus

You're only here for a short visit.
Don't hurry. Don't worry.
And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
- Walter Hagen

Don't hurry. Don't worry.
You're only here for a short visit.
So don't forget to stop and smell the roses.
- Walter Hagen

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Life may not be the party we hoped for,
but while we are here we might as well dance.
- Anonymous

If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Here is a test to find whether your mission on earth is finished:
If you're alive, it isn't.
- Richard Bach

You can choose to be peaceful right here and now ...
it has nothing to do with what other people do or think.
- Gerald Jampolsky

The buck stops here.
- Harry S. Truman

And now here is my secret, a very simple secret:
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly;
what is essential is invisible to the eye.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

We are here to awaken from the illusion of our separateness.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

"Good morning!" he said at last.
"We don't want any adventures here, thank you!
You might try over The Hill or across The Water."
- J. R. R. Tolkien

Could you risk believing that everything
will unfold just fine if you completely let go
of all concern about everything else,
and simply are here, now - if only for a moment?
- Dmitri Bilgere

Seek always to do some good, somewhere.
Every man has to seek in his own way to realize his true worth.
You must give some time to your fellow man.
For remember, you don't live in a world all your own.
Your brothers are here too.
- Albert Schweitzer

For as long as I can remember, I've been searching for something,
some reason why we're here. What are we doing here? Who are we?
If this is a chance to find out
even just a little part of that answer...
I don't know, I think it's worth a human life. Don't you?
- the Jodie Foster movie Contact (1997)

It's not the situation that's causing your stress,
it's your thoughts,
and you can change that right here and now.
You can choose to be peaceful right here and now.
Peace is a choice,
and it has nothing to do with
what other people do or think.
- Gerald Jampolsky

This moment! - this here-now - is forgotten
when you start thinking in terms of achieving something.
When the achieving mind arises,
you lose contact with the paradise you are in.
- Osho

Here are the opinions on which my facts are based.
- Anonymous

Don't go around saying the world owes you a living;
the world owes you nothing; it was here first.
- Mark Twain

Every decision you make - every decision -
is not a decision about what to do.
It's a decision about Who You Are.
When you see this, when you understand it, everything changes.
You begin to see life in a new way.
All events, occurrences, and situations
turn into opportunities to do what you came here to do.
- Neale Donald Walsch

Where am I? Who am I? How did I come to be here?
What is this thing called the world?
How did I come into the world?
Why was I not consulted?
And If I am compelled to take part in it,
Where is the director? I want to see him.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The world is a better place because I am here.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Be here now.
- Ram Dass

Love is what we were born with.
Fear is what we learned here.
Miracles occur naturally as expressions of love.
The real miracle is the love that inspires them.
In this sense everything that comes from love is a miracle.
- Marianne Williamson

Okay, here's your first lesson: how to take a FALL!
- the movie Karate Kid

Walk on road, hmmm?
Walk left side, safe. Walk right side, safe.
Walk middle, sooner or later get squish just like grape.
Here, karate, same thing.
Either you karate do "yes" or karate do "no."
You karate do "guess so," squish just like grape. Understand?
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

It's YOUR time - it's YOUR life -
YOU get to choose how you use it. T
here is no way that your life is "supposed" to be.
Your parents had their vision for your life.
Your boss, your spouse, your church, your friends,
and even the family next door have their ideas
of how you should live your life.
What about YOUR vision for your life?
What do YOU want?
YES, it matters what you want.
YES you can have what you want.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our creator is the same and never changes
despite the names given Him by people here
and in all parts of the world.
Even if we gave Him no name at all,
He would still be there, within us,
waiting to give us good on this earth.
- George Washington Carver

The past is no more and the future is not yet.
The only right person is one who lives moment to moment,
whose arrow is directed to the moment,
who is always here and now; wherever he is,
his whole consciousness, his whole being,
is involved in the reality of here and in the reality of now.
- Osho

And you, Sonja, you look more beautiful
standing here than you do in person.
- the movie Love and Death (1975)

Those who have come here to hate should leave now;
for in their hate, they only betray themselves.
- Terry Goodkind

Part of our essential humanity is paying respect to what God gave us
and what will be here a long time after we're gone.
- William J. Clinton

Well excuse me - we've got something
a little unusual going on here -
time travel, parallel universes,
or just a little common ordinary insanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Here with a Loaf of Bread beneath the Bough,
A Flask of Wine, a Book of Verse - and Thou
Beside me singing in the Wilderness -
And Wilderness is Paradise enow.
- Omar Khayyam

The world is a better place because I am here;
the energy that I radiate into this world
is a gift beyond my own understanding.
Through ME, an all encompassing Love enters this world;
and I am profoundly grateful that the Powers of Light
have chosen ME to be a conduit for Infinite Love.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

"But I don't want to go among mad people," said Alice.
"Oh, you can't help that," said the cat. "We're all mad here."
- Lewis Carroll

Life is a constant opponent,
and an overpowering adversary if attacked directly.
The successful and happy ones dance lightly with life -
a parry here, a feint there - always engaged,
but never in the direct line of life's heaviest blows.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

America cannot continue to lead the family of nations
around the world if we suffer the collapse of the family here at home.
- Mitt Romney

Beauty saves.
Beauty heals.
Beauty motivates.
Beauty unites.
Beauty returns us to our origins, and here lies the ultimate act of saving,
of healing, of overcoming dualism.
- Matthew Fox

Why wait until you're dead,
when you can create your own Hell right here and now.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Isn't it a shame that future generations can't be here
to see all the wonderful things we're doing with their money?
- Earl Wilson

What we've got here is failure to communicate.
- the movie Cool Hand Luke

Here is my first principle of foreign policy:
good government at home.
- William E. Gladstone

He hoped and prayed that there wasn't an afterlife.
Then he realized there was a contradiction involved
here and merely hoped that there wasn't an afterlife.
- Douglas Adams

We have a great life here in Alaska,
and we're never going back to America again!
- The Simpsons Movie (2007)

If Christ were here now there is one thing
he would not be - a Christian.
- Mark Twain

It is a mark of soulfulness to be present in the here and now.
When we are present, we are not fabricating inner movies.
We are seeing what is before us.
- John Bradshaw

How many people here have telekenetic powers? Raise my hand.
- Emo Philips

Service to others is the rent you pay
for your room here on earth.
- Muhammad Ali

As athletes, we're used to reacting quickly.
Here, it's 'come, stop, come, stop.' There's a lot of downtime.
That's the toughest part of the day.
- Michael Jordan

Here's a toast to your new bride who has everything a girl
could want in her life, except for good taste in men.
- Anonymous

Many of our own people here in this country do not ask about computers,
telephones and television sets.
They ask - when will we get a road to our village.
- Thabo Mbeki

Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something.
- Thomas A. Edison

A billion here, a billion there, and pretty soon you're
talking about real money.
- Everett Dirksen

Gentlemen, you can't fight in here! This is the War Room.
- the movie Dr. Strangelove (1964)

We, therefore, here in Britain stand shoulder to shoulder
with our American friends in this hour of tragedy,
and we, like them, will not rest until this evil is driven from our world.
- Tony Blair

Here's kind of my motto - if you're not happy at home,
you're not happy anywhere else.
- Angie Harmon

Here in Davos, it is generally assumed that there is now only one god -
the market.
- Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva

Being a grownup means assuming responsibility for yourself,
for your children, and - here's the big curve -
for your parents.
- Wendy Wasserstein

The Potemkin city of which I wish to speak here is
none other than our dear Vienna herself.
- Adolf Loos

You know you haven't stopped talking since I came here?
You must have been vaccinated with a phonograph needle!
- Bert Kalmar

I am here by the will of the Great Spirit,
and by his will I am chief.
- Sitting Bull

But I was in awe of the painters; I mean I was new in New York,
and I thought the painting that was going on here was just unbelievable.
- Robert Rauschenberg

They've got so many Latin players we're going to have
to get a Latin instructor up here.
- Phil Rizzuto

I'm a born and bred New Yorker.
I belong here.
Everytime I leave it's like losing a leg.
- Judy Holliday

So much tension around here in New York.
They want to fine you for every little thing you do.
- Latrell Sprewell

You've really got to start hitting the books because it's no joke out here.
- Harper Lee

I don't think at that time I realized how important
it was and how important it was for me to be here and
carry on that legacy in our family of being a photographer.
- Kim Weston


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