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James Forrestal Quotes and Sayings

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A similar revolving fund could be set up for Germany,
for a durable peace can rest only upon a Germany that,
while militarily impotent, is industrially active.
- James Forrestal

From 1941 to 1945 we won a war by enlisting the whole-hearted
support of all our people and all our resources.
- James Forrestal

This country cannot afford the deceptive luxury of
waging defensive warfare.
- James Forrestal

Moreover, the accomplishment of Russia's aims has been
greatly simplified by the fact that we have heretofore
offered the world no practical antidote for the Russian poison.
- James Forrestal

 

For the only way in which a durable peace can be created
is by world-wide restoration of economic activity and international trade.
- James Forrestal

As in the war of 1941-45, our victory and our survival
depend on how and where we attack.
- James Forrestal

By providing outstanding economic leadership,
this country can wage its attack successfully -
and can thereby build the foundations of a peaceful world.
- James Forrestal

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There is a serious, immediate and extraordinarily grave
threat to the continued existence of this country.
- James Forrestal

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

If these assets were set up as a revolving fund with
which Japan could import raw materials for its industries,
Japanese exports could again enter the channels of
world trade-and Japanese workers would have employment and something to eat.
- James Forrestal

The present danger which this country faces is at least
as great as the danger which we faced during the war with Germany and Japan.
Briefly stated, it is the very real danger that this country,
as we know it, may cease to exist.
- James Forrestal

It is inconceivable that even the gang who runs Russia
would be willing to take on war,
but one always has to remember that there seemed to
be no reason in 1939 for Hitler to start war,
and yet he did, and he started it with a world practically unprepared.
- James Forrestal

Trust in the Light.
Darkness is not a force -
it is merely the absence of light.
Observe that when a light is brought to a dark place,
the darkness disappears.
Sadness is similar -
when joy is brought to suffering,
the sadness disappears.
Open yourself to the Light!
Hold back nothing,
Trust in the Light.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Darkness is not a force -
it is merely the absence of light.
Observe that when a light
is brought to a dark place,
the darkness disappears.
Sadness is similar -
when joy is brought to suffering,
the sadness disappears.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Every contrition for sin is apt to encourage a not
quite charitable wish that other people should exhibit a similar contrition.
- Charles Williams

Writing a book for me, I expect, is very similar to
the experience of reading the book for my readers.
- R. A. Salvatore

Objective journalism and an opinion column are about
as similar as the Bible and Playboy magazine.
- Walter Cronkite

My plays are made up of long monologues,
which is similar to prose working with the language.
- Elfriede Jelinek

It therefore become essential for the future of Judaism
itself that its advancement should be correlated with
a similar effort to advance the cause of religion generally.
- Louis Finkelstein

Vampires are sexy to a woman perhaps because the fantasy
is similar to that of the man on the white horse sweeping her off to paradise.
- Frank Langella

On the last day of our five-day work week,
we did two performances and we had an audience.
It was similar to theatre; we went from beginning to end,
and it was very pleasing.
- Jean Stapleton

Bishop Berkeley destroyed this world in one volume octavo;
and nothing remained,
after his time, but mind; which experienced a similar
fate from the hand of Mr. Hume in 1737.
- Sydney Smith

There's a couple of tracks on the new record which
is sort of using similar sort of rhythms as the drum
and bass tracks but playing it all live.
It's a new approach to it.
- Tom Jenkinson

When my father arrived in Kenya, he had found the Kikuyu
way of life similar to that of the British at the time
the Romans invaded England 2,000 years ago.
- Louis Leakey

One can't understand the Christian Right and similar
movements unless one sees them as reactive -
they're reacting to what they call secular humanism.
- Peter L. Berger

When I don't know what the music is going to be for a scene,
I imagine some sort of orchestration going on and damned
if they don't usually come up with a similar kind of thing.
- Patty Duke

I'm not God - but I am something similar.
- Roberto Duran

Surprising as it may seem, this study indicates that
similar conditions are best for all sorts of races.
- Ellsworth Huntington

Amsterdam was a great surprise to me.
I had always thought of Venice as the city of canals;
it had never entered my mind that I should find similar
conditions in a Dutch town.
- James Weldon Johnson

You must consider, when reading this treatise,
that mental perception, because connected with matter,
is subject to conditions similar to those to which
physical perception is subject.
- Maimonides

People assume that because you have graced the same stage as the star act,
in front of thousands, you must be reaping similar financial rewards.
This is a complete fallacy.
- John Barrow

I think now, more than anytime I can remember,
bands are sounding pretty similar whether they're English or American,
from Manchester or London...
or Leeds or Welsh or Irish.
- Graham Coxon

As long as the problem of world reconstruction remains
the center of interest for all nations,
blocs having similar attitudes will form and operate
even within the League itself.
- Hjalmar Branting

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

So to me it's very similar in terms of trying to distill within the image,
those elements that are gonna form, hopefully,
a compelling visual statement.
- John Sexton

It has to be because unemployment problems in northwest
Indiana are similar to those in southeast Chicago.
- Richard M. Daley

If we were in a similar circumstance in the future
I would want to make sure that our reporting was at
least as diverse as it was during this most recent war.
- Jim Walton

It was just using the liquid shampoo -
the Russians have one very similar to the stuff we use on the Shuttle -
you just wet your hair with it and then wipe it out.
- Shannon Lucid

All of those art-based fields are similar in that they're
all hard to make a living in and they all require an
intense amount of training and discipline.
- Alicia Witt

I think that the joke and the ghost story both have
a similar set up in that you kind of set something
up and pay it off with a laugh or a scare.
- Simon Pegg

The dynamic is extremely similar to Gremlins and the hero is very similar,
plus the small town atmosphere.
It really is in a way the third Gremlins movie.
- Joe Dante

Well I didn't actually see the Matrix but I've seen
other movies where with similar sorts of themes.
- Roger Penrose

For example, in Malay, there are pronunciations that are similar to Chinese.
- Andy Lau

I also work with the regular orchestras in Munich,
Germany and other similar orchestras.
- Skitch Henderson

She kind of reminds one of Helen.
There's something very similar about Elizabeth Perkins.
- Paul Reiser

It was important to have a similar energy in my performance.
To make the character too different would have just
been about my ego because it didn't need to be drastically different.
- Brandon Routh

There are a lot of people who wait tables.
And especially because you can do it at night and you
can do your work in the day,
she and I had a very similar experience.
- Piper Perabo

Closely related species of birds are also chromosomally similar.
- Peter R. Grant

I was lucky, as many of my generation was,
in having a man like Dr. King in our lives.
He came at a time that we needed to take a long look
at each other and see how similar we were.
- Lena Horne

7th Heaven is quite a hit for them now,
and they are hoping to appeal to a very similar audience with our show;
skewed slightly older I guess,
since it's a 9:00 to 10:00 show.
- Gregory Harrison

The principles behind explaining and educating the
product or the elected official is similar,
even though the actual execution of it is very,
very different.
- Frank Luntz

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

Only being similar can encourage one to be different.
- Nancy S. Mure

The Sherman Act is similar in the economics sphere
to the Bill of Rights in the personal sphere.
- Harold H. Greene

The law condemns and punishes only actions within certain
definite and narrow limits;
it thereby justifies,
in a way, all similar actions that lie outside those limits.
- Leo Tolstoy

Our pat-down approach is very similar to what is being utilized in Europe and,
as we know, around the world.
It's even much more thorough in other parts of the world.
- John Pistole

Most religious stories and mythologies have some sort of similar root,
some sort of global archetypes.
- Maynard James Keenan

I never say what I mean, but I always manage to say something similar.
- Eugene Ormandy

I think so, Silence of the Lambs was a great,
suspenseful thriller and I would expect Red Dragon to be similar.
And I think it's very character driven.
- Emily Watson

True poetry is similar to certain pictures whose owner
is unknown and which only a few initiated people know.
- Eugenio Montale

We all gonna die, we bleed from similar veins.
- Tupac Shakur

So it was just funny to read a script that was just
similar to what had been going on in my life.
- Piper Perabo

Many of the Iroquois and Huron houses were of similar construction,
the partitions being at the sides only,
leaving a wide passage down the middle of the house.
- Francis Parkman

If I had done 'Titanic,' it would have made,
probably, $200,000 - worldwide.
So I think my life would have been very,
very similar.
- Billy Crudup

A mate of mine said recently said a lot of stuff sounds
like you're listening to it outside,
but also like you're surrounded by it,
and I think that's quite similar.
- Sean Booth

I learned that people everywhere are basically the
same and have similar goals that we do.
They want health and happiness and the opportunity
to provide for their families.
- Steve Kerr

No two languages are ever sufficiently similar to be
considered as representing the same social reality.
- Edward Sapir

I start by using Chinese and many of the sounds of
other languages are similar.
- Andy Lau

For rarely are sons similar to their fathers:
most are worse,
and a few are better than their fathers.
- Homer

The thing is there have been American movies that are similar to Solaris,
like Alien had a lot of things that are similar,
although it's also got the horror element.
- Alex Winter

Commercials on television are similar to sex and taxes;
the more talk there is about them,
the less likely they are to be curbed.
- Jack Gould


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