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Jack Adams Quotes and Sayings

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We made air attacks on the Japanese anchorage,
sinking and damaging several vessels.
However, the Japanese were alerted to the fact that
American carriers were nearby.
- Jack Adams

Another nice thing was that I would type out letters
home for the admiral's stewards.
They would then feed me the same food the admiral ate.
- Jack Adams

If it's free, it's advice; if you pay for it,
it's counseling; if you can use either one,
it's a miracle.
- Jack Adams

Lexington did launch its air group when a Japanese carrier was reported.
- Jack Adams

 

Our task force put to sea in early January 1942,
to attack the Japanese in the Marshall and Gilbert islands,
but the mission was called off on the eve of the attack.
- Jack Adams

A chief petty officer taught me shorthand,
which got me promoted to yeoman first class.
- Jack Adams

My assignment was in the communications office,
where I typed out dispatches.
- Jack Adams

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You could tell that America was gearing up for war.
- Jack Adams

My observations of Japanese naval fighting men,
their abilities and equipment led me to believe that
they gave a better account of themselves than we did.
- Jack Adams

In basic training we had been told to watch out for Japanese spies.
- Jack Adams

After the Battle of Midway there was a week in a rest camp at Pearl Harbor.
- Jack Adams

Everybody knew that I could type pretty well.
- Jack Adams

I passed a typing test and became a member of the staff of Rear Adm.
Newton.
- Jack Adams

I received my parents' permission and went into the Navy on June 3,
1941.
- Jack Adams

The good news was that Enterprise and the newly arrived
Yorktown had attacked the Marshall and Gilbert islands.
Those attacks had a great effect on morale.
- Jack Adams

The Japanese invaded Tulagi, in the Solomon Islands,
on May 4.
- Jack Adams

On December 5, 1941, Chicago led a task force built
around the carrier Lexington to Midway Island,
at the western end of the Hawaiian Islands,
about 1,000 miles from Pearl Harbor.
- Jack Adams

I was assigned to the heavy cruiser Chicago.
- Jack Adams

Chicago's buoy was a couple of hundred yards astern of Arizona,
and I was saddened to look at her.
- Jack Adams

We began intercepting Japanese radio transmissions,
which indicated the two forces were very close to each other.
We found out later that we were moving in opposite
directions and passed each other by 32 miles.
- Jack Adams

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou PHOTO

I've learned that people will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

Travelers, there is no path.
Paths are made by walking.
- Antonio Machado

No statement should be believed because it is made by an authority.
- Robert A. Heinlein

Does thou love life? Then do not squander time;
for that's the stuff life is made of.
- Benjamin Franklin

Calm provides clarity. Pause to consider
the gifts you have been given,
the difference you have made
and the direction in which you are headed.
- Anonymous

Anyone who has never made a mistake,
has never tried anything new.
- Albert Einstein

Almost always, the creative dedicated minority
has made the world better.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Hide not your talents,
they for use were made.
What's a sundial in the shade?
- Benjamin Franklin

He who never made a mistake,
never made a discovery.
- Samuel Smiles

When an inner situation is not made conscious,
it appears outside as fate.
- Carl Jung

Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time,
for that is the stuff that life is made of.
- Benjamin Franklin

Necessity never made a good bargain.
- Benjamin Franklin

Things do not happen. Things are made to happen.
- John F. Kennedy

Leaders aren't born they are made.
And they are made just like anything else, through hard work.
And that's the price we'll have to pay
to achieve that goal, or any goal.
- Vince Lombardi

I have a dream that one day every valley shall be exalted,
every hill and mountain shall be made low,
the rough places will be made straight
and the glory of the Lord shall be revealed
and all flesh shall see it together.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Great acts are made up of small deeds.
- Lao Tzu

Money has never made man happy, nor will it,
there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness.
The more of it one has the more one wants.
- Benjamin Franklin

There are only four questions of value in life...
What is sacred?
Of what is the spirit made?
What is worth living for,
and what is worth dying for?
The answer to each is the same: only love.
- Johnny Depp as Don Juan in the movie Don Juan De Marco

Our problems are man-made, therefore they may be solved by man.
And man can be as big as he wants.
No problem of human destiny is beyond human beings.
- John F. Kennedy

My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong,
who made mistakes, but recovered from them.
- Bono

I love you not only for what you are,
but for what I am when I am with you.
I love you not only for what you have made of yourself,
but for what you are making of me.
I love you for that part of me you bring out.
- Roy Croft

Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
- Samuel Butler

If I could tell the world just one thing
it would be we're all okay,
and not to worry cause worry is wasteful
and useless in times like these.
I won't be made useless.
I won't be idle with despair,
I will gather myself around my faith.
Light does the darkness most fear.
- Jewel

Men are what their mothers made them.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

My children have made me more aggressive about the world
that they're about to inhabit.
- Bono

For the very first time the young are
seeing history being made
before it is censored by their elders.
- Margaret Mead

Front yards are not made to walk in, but, at most, through,
and you could go in the back way.
- Henry David Thoreau

Everything is made of light
- don Miguel Ruiz

Friends are born, not made.
- Henry Adams

Once made equal to man, woman becomes his superior.
- Socrates

The more laws and order are made prominent,
the more thieves and robbers there will be.
- Lao Tzu

I can see, and that is why I can be happy,
in what you call the dark, but which to me is golden.
I can see a God-made world, not a manmade world.
- Helen Keller

Every day is a day to take action.
Whatever your choices, take action on those choices.
Taking no action is equally a choice,
just not a choice made from awareness.
Make conscious choices,
and take action on those choices - Today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A house is made of walls and beams;
a home is built with love and dreams.
- Anonymous

Happiness is not something ready made.
It comes from your own actions.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Life is partly what we make it,
and partly what it is made by the friends we choose.
- Tehyi Hsieh

Everything in Nature contains all the powers of Nature.
Everything is made of one hidden stuff.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Choose love. Choose to release all resentments.
Forgive everyone. Choose to release all regrets.
Forgive yourself for all decisions that you have ever made
that didn't work out as you hoped.
Forgive yourself for any financial decisions
that didn't meet your expectations.
Release your regrets if you choose
the "wrong" spouse or the "wrong" career.
Today, choose love.
Choose to love yourself.
Choose to love your life.
Choose to love all the friends, family, co-workers,
acquaintances, and others who share your life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A person who never made a mistake
never tried anything new.
- Albert Einstein

Regrets are the tears of choices not made
and of good deeds left undone.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love makes the world go 'round
- an old anonymous proverb,
made popular by the 1958 and 1961 songs

Lighten up! Slow down the shopping.
Your greatest gift to your family and friends is yourself -
your relaxed, happy, and fully-present self.
Consider gifting hand-made cards with messages
of true appreciation in place of store-bought presents.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Truth cannot be defined,
although it can certainly be experienced.
But experience is not a definition.
A definition is made by the mind,
experience comes through participating.
If somebody asks, "What is a dance?" how can you define it?
But you can dance and you can know the inner feel of it.
God is the ultimate dance.
- Osho

Love doesn't just sit there like a stone;
it has to be made,like bread,
remade all the time, made new.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

Raising children is an incredibly hard and risky business
in which no cumulative wisdom is gained:
each generation repeats the mistakes the previous one made.
- Bill Cosby

Thy friendship oft has made my heart to ache;
do be my enemy - for friendship's sake.
- William Blake

Not chance of birth or place has made us friends,
Being oftentimes of different tongues and nations,
But the endeavor for the selfsame ends,
With the same hopes, and fears, and aspirations.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Guilt says I've done something wrong;
... shame says there is something wrong with me.
Guilt says I've made a mistake;
... shame says I am a mistake.
Guilt says what did was not good;
... shame says I am no good.
- John Bradshaw

Animals, whom we have made our slaves,
we do not like to consider our equal.
- Charles Darwin

I know why families were created with all their imperfections.
They humanize you.
They are made to make you forget yourself occasionally,
so that the beautiful balance of life is not destroyed.
- Anais Nin


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