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James Monroe Quotes and Sayings

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Preparation for war is a constant stimulus to suspicion and ill will.
- James Monroe

It is only when the people become ignorant and corrupt,
when they degenerate into a populace,
that they are incapable of exercising their sovereignty.
- James Monroe

The public lands are a public stock,
which ought to be disposed of to the best advantage for the nation.
- James Monroe

To impose taxes when the public exigencies require
them is an obligation of the most sacred character,
especially with a free people.
- James Monroe

 

Never did a government commence under auspices so favorable,
nor ever was success so complete.
- James Monroe

The best form of government is that which is most likely
to prevent the greatest sum of evil.
- James Monroe

National honor is the national property of the highest value.
- James Monroe

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By the last returns to the Department of War the militia
force of the several States may be estimated at 800,000 men -
infantry,
artillery, and cavalry.
- James Monroe

Our country may be likened to a new house.
We lack many things, but we possess the most precious of all -
liberty!
- James Monroe

I have great satisfaction in stating that our relations with France,
Russia, and other powers continue on the most friendly basis.
- James Monroe

The payments which have been made into the Treasury
show the very productive state of the public revenue.
- James Monroe

Our relations with the other powers of Europe have
experienced no essential change since the last session.
- James Monroe

A little flattery will support a man through great fatigue.
- James Monroe

At no period of our political existence had we so much
cause to felicitate ourselves at the prosperous and
happy condition of our country.
- James Monroe

The civil war which has so long prevailed between Spain
and the Provinces in South America still continues,
without any prospect of its speedy termination.
- James Monroe

If we look to the history of other nations,
ancient or modern, we find no example of a growth so rapid,
so gigantic, of a people so prosperous and happy.
- James Monroe

The great increase of our population throughout the
Union will alone produce an important effect,
and in no quarter will it be so sensibly felt as in those in contemplation.
- James Monroe

In the wars of the European powers in matters relating
to themselves we have never taken any part,
not does it comport with our policy so to do.
It is only when our rights are invaded or seriously
menaced that we resent injuries or make preparation for our defence.
- James Monroe

The right of self defense never ceases.
It is among the most sacred, and alike necessary to
nations and to individuals,
and whether the attack be made by Spain herself or
by those who abuse her power,
its obligation is not the less strong.
- James Monroe

By these purchases the Indian title,
with moderate reservations,
has been extinguished to the whole of the land within
the limits of the State of Ohio,
and to a part of that in the Michigan Territory and of the State of Indiana.
- James Monroe

From several of the Indian tribes inhabiting the country
bordering on Lake Erie purchases have been made of
lands on conditions very favorable to the United States,
and, as it is presumed, not less so to the tribes themselves.
- James Monroe

If I had eight hours to chop down a tree,
I'd spend six hours sharpening my ax.
- Abraham Lincoln

Take time to sharpen the saw.
- Steven Covey

Success depends upon previous preparation,
and without such preparation there is sure to be failure.
- Confucius

One important key to success is self-confidence.
An important key to self-confidence is preparation.
- Arthur Ashe

There are no secrets to success.
It is the result of preparation,
hard work, and learning from failure.
- Colin Powell

Luck is preparation meeting opportunity.
- Seneca

There is no short cut to achievement.
Life requires thorough preparation -
veneer isn't worth anything.
- George Washington Carver

The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

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

Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre.
- Gail Godwin

Education is a social process.
Education is growth.
Education is, not a preparation for life;
education is life itself.
- John Dewey

Education is not a preparation for life;
education is life itself.
- John Dewey

It is only after years of preparation that the young
artist should touch color -
not color used descriptively,
that is, but as a means of personal expression.
- Henri Matisse

Success is where preparation and opportunity meet.
- Bobby Unser

The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today.
- Elbert Hubbard

Four months of preparation and about 12 hours of shooting
turned into about 30 seconds of screen time.
- Wentworth Miller

Education, therefore, is a process of living and not
a preparation for future living.
- John Dewey

Wisdom is nothing but a preparation of the soul,
a capacity, a secret art of thinking,
feeling and breathing thoughts of unity at every moment of life.
- Herman Hesse

With my personal preparation at the piano,
I can afford to hum at half voice.
- Placido Domingo

Good luck is a residue of preparation.
- Jack Youngblood

So many actors have sheer guts, will,
and determination; they just need some preparation.
- John Ratzenberger

The five steps in teaching an employee new skills are preparation,
explanation, showing, observation and supervision.
- Bruce Barton

Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.
- Alexander Graham Bell

I'm not one to dwell on rehearsal or preparation.
- Patrice Leconte

A happy childhood...
is the worst possible preparation for life.
- Kinky Friedman

Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
- Darrell Royal

I never struggled with injury problems because of my preparation -
in particular my stretching.
- Edwin Moses

A winning effort begins with preparation.
- Joe Gibbs

My favorite part is the preparation because you read on the page,
you get this character.
- Ashley Scott

Running a school where the students all succeed,
even if some students have to help others to make the grade,
is good preparation for democracy.
- William Glasser

It is a grave matter to enter a war,
without adequate military preparation;
it may prove fatal to come into peace,
without moral and religious preparation.
- Louis Finkelstein

Man is created to be God's deputy on earth and it is
important to realize the obligation to rid ourselves
of all illusions and to make our lives a preparation for the next life.
- Cat Stevens

A wisely chosen illustration is almost essential to
fasten the truth upon the ordinary mind,
and no teacher can afford to neglect this part of his preparation.
- Howard Crosby

Luck is where opportunity meets preparation.
- Denzel Washington

I always say if you've seen good acting on television,
those actors are really good.
Because there's just not enough time.
You don't have any preparation.
- Sasha Alexander

I don't remember the first half of my life.
All I say is a happy childhood is the worst possible preparation for life.
- Kinky Friedman

There is no obstacle in the path of young people who
are poor or members of minority groups that hard work
and preparation cannot cure.
- Barbara Jordan

I don't know a better preparation for life than a love
of poetry and a good digestion.
- Zona Gale

For it is we who must pray for our daily bread,
and if He grants it to us, it is only through our labour,
our skill and preparation.
- Paracelsus

The preparation, commitment and desire to win will
be no less than the last time I drove a grand prix car in anger.
- Nigel Mansell

Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity.
- Oprah Winfrey

Spectacular achievement is always preceded by unspectacular preparation.
- Robert H. Schuller

The preparation I had in college was the most valuable.
- Hayden Fry

I don't come in with any preconceived ideas,
and although I will have done some preparation,
I can go which way the director wants.
- Jacqueline Bisset

The best preparation for the future is the present well seen to,
and the last duty done.
- George MacDonald

Some people are making such thorough preparation for
rainy days that they aren't enjoying today's sunshine.
- William Feather

But to me the bottom line is the more education you can give yourself,
and the more preparation you can do,
the less chance of failing.
- Stuart Pearce

When you get to that level, it's not a matter of talent anymore -
because all the players are so talented -
it's about preparation,
about playing smart and making good decisions.
- Hakeem Olajuwon

Stretching was a major part of my preparation.
- Edwin Moses

When you coach as long as I did, you can't help but miss those Saturdays -
dealing with the players,
the game preparation, the challenges,
the excitement.
- Tom Osborne


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