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Later the Administration wanted me to actually sell
by Stuart Symington

Later the Administration wanted me to actually sell
all remaining surplus by running the War Assets Corporation.
I said I couldn't do it without some shoe leather.
- Stuart Symington

I believe the military should be wary of diplomacy until war is declared;
then the State Department should keep its nose out
and let the military do whatever is necessary to win.
- Stuart Symington

It all went back to problems we had talked about before,
you know, such as the British not believing in formation
bombing and not believing in daytime bombing.
- Stuart Symington

Sure, you would lose more bombers without fighters,
but, flying in formation, you could get the job done.
- Stuart Symington

 

In real danger sometimes even a democracy can really keep a secret.
- Stuart Symington

Well over fifty years ago I was making radio loudspeakers
and radio sets in Rochester,
New York; pretty young and inexperienced;
but we survived the depression.
- Stuart Symington

If civilians are going to be killed,
I would rather have them be their civilians than our civilians.
- Stuart Symington

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In those days secrets were well kept.
- Stuart Symington

My father-in-law was once Chairman of Military Affairs in the Senate,
the latter part of the Wilson Administrations.
He knew a lot about and was fond of the Army.
- Stuart Symington

Hardly had I left when we ran into the Korean war,
doubled what I had asked for and doubled it again.
I had told him I would stay in Government,
be honored to, but not with the Air Force.
- Stuart Symington

I had learned many years ago in private business never
to take responsibility without adequate authority;
and the new Secretary of Defense,
as budgets were sharply cut, quickly found that out.
- Stuart Symington

But the Air Force was sort of a bastard child of the Army,
much like the Marines with the Navy.
Everything had to be done over by the Army after it
had already been done by the Air Corps,
a mess.
- Stuart Symington

Mr. Truman studiously avoided giving power to his White
House staff that has been characteristic of recent administrations.
Staff people in the White House, with no responsibility
but incredible authority is one of the reasons we're now in so much trouble.
- Stuart Symington

The British were keen for 30 caliber guns,
did not believe in daylight bombing.
American experts said 30 caliber was not enough;
we had to have 50 caliber,
also said daylight bombing was right provided the planes attacked in formation,
with 50 caliber guns.
- Stuart Symington

FDR had been Assistant Secretary of the Navy.
They told me, now forgotten, just how many pictures
of ships they took out of the White House after he died.
But he could choose good men.
- Stuart Symington

What you plant now, you will harvest later.
- Og Mandino

Carpe diem! Rejoice while you are alive; enjoy the day;
live life to the fullest;
make the most of what you have.
It is later than you think.
- Horace

When life is too easy for us, we must beware
or we may not be ready to meet the blows
which sooner or later come to everyone, rich or poor.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

For those men who, sooner or later, are lucky enough
to break away from the pack, the most intoxicating moment
comes when they cease being bodies in other men's command
and find that they control their own time,
when they learn their own voice and authority.
- Theodore H. White

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

Remain in wonder if you want the mysteries to open up for you.
Mysteries never open up for those who go on questioning.
Questioners sooner or later end up in a library.
Questioners sooner or later end up with scriptures,
because scriptures are full of answers.
And answers are dangerous, they kill your wonder.
- Osho

Get the facts first.
You can distort them later.
- Mark Twain

A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul,
the director of his life.
- James Allen

There is always some specific moment when we become
aware that our youth is gone;
but,
years after, we know it was much later.
- Mignon McLaughlin

Feelings are much stronger than thoughts.
We are all led by instinct,
and our intellect catches up later.
- Bono

The trouble with travelling back later on is that you
can never repeat the same experience.
- Michael Palin

I went through baseball as "a player to be named later."
- Joe Garagiola

In the business world, everyone is paid in two coins:
cash and experience.
Take the experience first; the cash will come later.
- Harold S. Geneen

Sooner or later, we sell out for money.
- Tony Randall

People who cannot find time for recreation are obliged
sooner or later to find time for illness.
- John Wanamaker

Preparation for old age should begin not later than one's teens.
A life which is empty of purpose until 65 will not
suddenly become filled on retirement.
- Dwight L. Moody

Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.
- Paul Tournier

Always do your best.
What you plant now, you will harvest later.
- Og Mandino

Sooner or later, man has always had to decide whether
he worships his own power or the power of God.
- Arnold J. Toynbee

Men have a much better time of it than women.
For one thing, they marry later; for another thing,
they die earlier.
- H. L. Mencken

I love singing, and I came to absolutely adore it in
the later part of my career.
- Julie Andrews

There is hardly a political question in the United
States which does not sooner or later turn into a judicial one.
- Alexis de Tocqueville

Two days later I got a call that they wanted to try
out the character for seven episodes.
Eleven years and 22 Emmys later, Cliff was still sitting at that bar.
- John Ratzenberger

I liked discussion and debate and thought that these
skills fit well with law.
I also had an interest in justice - and later learned
that sometimes law and justice actually agree!
- Harold H. Greene

Archery is something that I took up later and didn't
know I had a natural aptitude for.
- Geena Davis

Whether it was working on theatre sets or stage lighting,
I didn't realize most all of the skills I was exposed
to were going to come in handy later on when I became a designer.
- Douglas Wilson

My role in it was not as central as it was in some
of the later cases considering I was younger then and
I was playing a role of co-counsel on the case.
- Floyd Abrams

Actually, I only left twice.
I left then, and then rejoined literally two years
later for Going For The One.
- Rick Wakeman

I had written lyrics to a song called The Silent Extreme,
which Alex later renamed Humans Being.
- Sammy Hagar

Whatever we'll be forced to do later,
we should be doing now.
- Dennis Weaver

I saw my wife at a pool, flipped over her,
and 14 days later we were married.
- James Garner

Sometimes you just stumble into something that works,
and here I am a quarter of a century later.
- Pat Sajak

After the Shuttle checks out on its two upcoming flights,
it will be ready to take larger components up to the
International Space Station later this fall.
- Marc Garneau

There was no doubt that sooner or later we will fight.
But we will fight not in the way of the dissidents' protests.
We understood that we needed to be as professional as possible.
- Anatoly Chubais

When families observe a later, deeper stage of cult
involvement they may find it necessary to consider
the involvement of a professional such as myself in an intervention effort.
- Rick Ross

The intolerance of the Middle, and even later,
Ages, is a fact all too familiar to every one.
- Ethan A. Hitchcock

My friend told me later he got the chicken pox.
I told him I caught politics and never got over it.
- Jack Johnson

Hopefully, 21 years later, Judge Roberts possesses
an openness with respect to issues of gender-based wage discrimination.
- Olympia Snowe

I am very lucky and grateful to have this living link to a past era,
the violin presumably having much more history to it
than the later portion that I know.
- Lara St.
John

He was so tenacious he defied the distraction of women
by refusing to have them in his presence,
just as later in life he denied his blindness by calling
for more and more candles.
- Kit Williams

Buckwheat may be planted later than any similar crop,
and often does well on old meadows or waste land that
can be broken after the more exacting crops are planted.
- David F. Houston

Trying to manage diabetes is hard because if you don't,
there are consequences you'll have to deal with later in life.
- Bryan Adams

The most important American addition to the World Experience
was the simple surprising fact of America.
We have helped prepare mankind for all its later surprises.
- Daniel J. Boorstin

So, while I gave up the notions of publishing at that time,
I never stopped editing and refining that book.
A few years later, in 1987, I thought I had it ready to go out again.
- R. A. Salvatore

Time is a beautiful thing.
It's like when you meet an old lover on the street
six years later and they don't look so ugly anymore.
- Sarah McLachlan

I continued to study Math and Physics on my own,
but one and a half years later I realized that I did want to be a composer,
and after that I never changed my mind.
- Gyorgy Legeti

Because I stopped dieting already six months ago,
and I think it's important to bring out a book like
this and you are there a year later and say look,
I'm still like this.
- Karl Lagerfeld

My father still is a lawyer, and my mom was a teacher
and then later a career counselor.
- Steve Case

Sooner or later, I need to begin to do what any candidate
does in a presidential race;
I need to begin to win.
- Lamar Alexander

You don't appreciate a lot of stuff in school until you get older.
Little things like being spanked every day by a middle-aged woman:
Stuff you pay good money for in later life.
- Emo Philips

Later, my father died up in Marysville.
So, my mother and I got in the car and came down to Hollywood.
- Marc Davis

I think we're in the beginning of a bull market.
When a bull market begins, nine months later the economy turns around.
- Sumner Redstone

At first, I am giving energy to the creation,
but later the creation seems to be giving energy to me.
- Robert Fritz

Perhaps at a later point important developments will
be traced back to September 11.
But for now we do not know which of the many scenarios
will actually hold in the future.
- Jurgen Habermas

And in order to succeed in later life,
you need creative skills because look at how fast the world is changing.
- Robert Sternberg

That is what we are supposed to do when we are at our best -
make it all up -
but make it up so truly that later it will happen that way.
- Ernest Hemingway


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