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Jan Egeland Quotes and Sayings

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We estimate that humanitarian agencies have access
to about 350,000 vulnerable people in Darfur -
only about one third of the estimated total population in need.
- Jan Egeland

I have been working, as emergency relief coordinator,
on an international scale, very hard to build a wider
alliance of partners in assistance efforts.
- Jan Egeland

The most important and urgent appeal we have to make
is for an immediate cease-fire.
Initial reports from the cease-fire talks being held
in N'Djamena in Chad are not very encouraging.
- Jan Egeland

We receive reports now on a daily basis from our own
people on the ground in Darfur on widespread atrocities
and grave violations of human rights against the civilian population.
- Jan Egeland

 

Our assistance in Somalia has been remarkably effective and successful,
and we have helped with very small resources -
a large group of people and we can now do even more.
- Jan Egeland

I think the biggest challenge for Somalia has been
the sense that it is a hopeless case of incomprehensible
internal conflicts and there is nothing we can do.
- Jan Egeland

I think now, we in the international community are
belatedly wanting to show our solidarity with the Somali
peoples and also do our best to help them move to better times.
- Jan Egeland

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Secondly, the Government of Sudan should commit to
the disarmament and control of the Janjaweed militia
and ensure that the targeting of civilians ceases immediately.
- Jan Egeland

In a world full of competing emergencies and disasters,
it really helps if there is an international locomotive
that can help us bring attention -
help us bring resources.
- Jan Egeland

No amount of humanitarian assistance can protect people from being attacked.
- Jan Egeland

We are also assisting the refugees who have fled across the border to Chad.
As many of them have been subject to attacks by militia crossing from Sudan,
UNHCR is mounting a major logistical operation to establish
camps and transfer refugees away from the border zone.
- Jan Egeland

It is only the Somalis themselves - and I don't hide
that fact when I meet the political leaders here -
they themselves have to stop their old practices of
fighting each other every time they have a problem.
They have to learn how to do peaceful conflict resolution.
- Jan Egeland

Finally, I also come in recognition of the great work
that has been undertaken by the NGOs and UN agencies
that have been active for many years here,
especially through the local staff and international
staff here in Somaliland and in Somalia at large.
- Jan Egeland

We need better coordination on the international side,
just as they need better and more effective efforts on the Somali side.
We have too many reconstruction and development assistance plans.
- Jan Egeland

Although we have do not have adequate access to all
parts of Darfur we do fortunately have humanitarian personnel,
including staff from my own office, in each of the
three provincial capitals of Darfur.
- Jan Egeland

We have received credible reports that show a clear and consistent pattern:
entire villages are looted,
burned down and sometimes bombed.
Large numbers of civilians have been killed and scores
of women and children have been abducted,
raped and tortured.
- Jan Egeland

Finally, I am encouraged to note that the Security
Council issued a statement today expressing its concern
about the massive humanitarian crisis in Darfur and
calling on all parties to the conflict to protect civilians and reach a ceasefire.
- Jan Egeland

And when is there time to remember, to sift,
to weigh, to estimate, to total?
- Tillie Olsen

Thus I was able to make pioneering measurements of
the height and physical scale of plasma clouds in the
ionosphere and also to estimate wind speeds in this region.
- Antony Hewish

And I argued with that intelligence estimate and I
think it is a responsibility of policymakers to use
their best judgment on the basis of the intelligence they've received.
- Frank Carlucci

These are estimates that are done by the experts as
to how much they expect we could get from the first
lease sale that would take place in ANWR,
and the estimate is about $2.5 billion.
- Gale Norton

Anyone who thinks that people can be fooled or pushed
around has an inaccurate and pretty low estimate of people -
and he won't do very well in advertising.
- Leo Burnett

There is no such thing as absolute value in this world.
You can only estimate what a thing is worth to you.
- Charles Dudley Warner

In the U.S.A.
or Europe there is no realistic way to estimate the type,
magnitude, or probability of the risk,
nor any way to narrow down the potentially affected regions.
- Jurgen Habermas

The pretended physical philosophy of modern days strips
Man of all his moral attributes,
or holds them of no account in the estimate of his
origin and place in the created world.
- Adam Sedgwick

The average estimate themselves by what they do,
the above average by what they are.
- Charles Edwards

Fortunately, President Kennedy and Robert Kennedy disagreed
with the estimate and chose a course of action less
ambitious and aggressive than recommended by their advisers.
- David Kay

To believe that patriotism will not flourish if patriotic
ceremonies are voluntary...
is to make an unflattering estimate of the appeal of
our institutions to free minds.
- Robert Jackson

Manifold subsequent experience has led to a truer appreciation
and a more moderate estimate of the importance of the
dependence of one living being upon another.
- Richard Owen

Humility is to make a right estimate of one's self.
- Charles Spurgeon

Great men, unknown to their generation,
have their fame among the great who have preceded them,
and all true worldly fame subsides
from their high estimate beyond the stars.
- Henry David Thoreau

The test of civilization is its estimate of women.
- George William Curtis

Today, with a recording, he can hear the thing enough
times until he really gets acquainted with the language,
and then he can begin to make an estimate of the intrinsic,
aesthetic value of that piece of music.
- Leo Ornstein

I don't think people realize the extent to which TV
networks are hurt when they carry public broadcasting.
I think the estimate is that they lose a half-million
dollars for a half day's programming.
- Roone Arledge

Today, energy prices are at historic highs.
Some analysts estimate that energy price shocks this
year could cost American consumers more than $40 billion.
Speaking very frankly, we cannot afford this kind of expense.
- Jeff Bingaman

Most of us would never consider getting our car repaired
without first receiving an estimate of the charges,
but this is exactly what we do when we need to go to
a hospital for treatment.
- Dan Lipinski

With twelve horse power at our command,
we considered that we could permit the weight of the
machine with operator to rise to 750 or 800 pounds,
and still have as much surplus power as we had originally
allowed for in the first estimate of 550 pounds.
- Orville Wright

We estimate that once Iraq acquires fissile material -
whether from a foreign source or by securing the materials
to build an indigenous fissile material capability -
it could fabricate a nuclear weapon within one year.
- John Bolton

Markets are designed to allow individuals to look after
their private needs and to pursue profit.
It's really a great invention and I wouldn't under-estimate the value of that,
but they're not designed to take care of social needs.
- George Soros

Your outlook upon life, your estimate of yourself,
your estimate of your value are largely colored by your environment.
Your whole career will be modified, shaped,
molded by your surroundings, by the character of the
people with whom you come in contact every day.
- Orison Swett Marden

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
- Lao Tzu

Footprints in the sands of time...
Where have you been?
Where are you going?
Why are you going there?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Take time to play!
Ask for what you want.
Laugh.
Live loudly.
Be avid.
Learn a new thing.
Be Yourself!
- Mary Anne Radmacher

No good comes from hurrying.
- Yiddish Proverb

Who forces time is pushed back by time;
who yields to time finds time on his side.
- The Talmud

You will never find time for anything.
If you want time you must make it.
- Charles Buxton

The bad news is time flies.
The good news is you're the pilot.
- Michael Althsuler

Find a time and place of solitude.
Look into the distance, and into the future.
Visualize the tomorrow you are going to build -
and begin to build that tomorrow, today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our greatest glory is not in never falling,
but in rising every time we fall.
- Confucius

There is only one time that is important - NOW!
It is the most important time because
it is the only time that we have any power.
- Leo Tolstoy

One does not discover new lands without consenting
to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
- Andre Gide

A time for work, a time for play -
balance in all things.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time
like dew on the tip of a leaf.
- Rabindranath Tagore

When you feel the need to hurry,
remember that everything in life is a CHOICE.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The way lies in softness and patience,
as the softest water cuts through the hardest rock.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To say "too busy" is merely
to say "confused priorities."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do you feel stuck?
Whether in a project, a job, a relationship,
or some other situation,
there is a time for perseverance,
and a time for letting go and moving on.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Urgent? Why?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Your time is limited,
so don't waste it living someone else's life.
- Steve Jobs

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority,
it is time to pause and reflect.
- Mark Twain

Spend time every day listening to what your muse is trying to tell you.
- Saint Bartholomew

Our greatest weakness lies in giving up.
The most certain way to succeed
is always to try just one more time.
- Thomas A. Edison

In order to discover new lands,
one must be willing to lose sight
of the shore for a very long time.
- Anonymous

There may be times when we are powerless
to prevent injustice, but there must never
be a time when we fail to protest.
- Elie Wiesel

If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
- Mother Teresa

The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling,
but in rising every time we fall.
- Nelson Mandela

Time expands like a brightly colored balloon
when it is filled with joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Take time to contemplate -
away from the opinions and influence of others -
what you really want
and what you believe to be important in your life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The mind exists in time, in fact the mind is time;
it exists in the past and the future.
And remember, time consists of only two tenses,
the past and the future.
The present is not part of time,
the present is part of eternity.
- Osho


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