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Adequate Quotes

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Some things will never seem adequate
no matter how hard we try.
- from the movie White Man's Burden

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Civilization as it is known today could not have evolved,
nor can it survive, without an adequate food supply.
- Norman Borlaug

A safe and nutritionally adequate diet is a basic individual
right and an essential condition for sustainable development,
especially in developing countries.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

The failure in Ohio to have adequate voting capacity
for the people who were registered and eligible to
vote was an absolute denial of their right to vote.
- Carol Moseley Braun

 

Ensuring Americans have access to adequate medical
care should be a priority for all of us.
- Dave Reichert

Almost certainly, however, the first essential component
of social justice is adequate food for all mankind.
- Norman Borlaug

Adequate defense has been the catchword of every militarist for centuries.
- Frank B. Kellogg

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We spend millions of dollars per year supplying more
than adequate meals and a Koran to every detainee along
with a prayer rug that meets their religious standards.
- Bill Shuster

I am not against hasty marriages where a mutual flame
is fanned by an adequate income.
- Wilkie Collins

I think all of you know there is no adequate defense
against massive nuclear attack.
- George Wald

There is nothing more demoralizing than a small but adequate income.
- Edmund Wilson

No pen can give an adequate description of the all-pervading
corruption produced by slavery.
- Harriet Ann Jacobs

Who is ever adequate? We all create situations each other can't live up to,
then break our hearts at them because they don't.
- Elizabeth Bowen

The mastery of nature is vainly believed to be an adequate
substitute for self mastery.
- Reinhold Niebuhr

It is difficult, if not impossible, to argue that laws
written in the 1970s are adequate for today's intelligence challenges.
- Bob Barr

By the time a person has achieved years adequate for choosing a direction,
the die is cast and the moment has long since passed
which determined the future.
- Zelda Fitzgerald

It is clear that the pharmaceutical industry is not,
by any stretch of the imagination, doing enough to
ensure that the poor have access to adequate medical care.
- Paul Farmer

As a preacher of the Gospel, our late venerable Bishop must have been heard,
to form an adequate conception of his superior excellence
and commanding eloquence.
- John Strachan

And we have abundant natural energy resources in the country.
We haven't been taking adequate advantage of them,
and we can burn coal in a clean way;
we could improve the grid.
- John W. Snow

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

Art can only be truly art by presenting an adequate
outward symbol of some fact in the interior life.
- Margaret Fuller

This has always been a man's world, and none of the
reasons that have been offered in explanation have seemed adequate.
- Simone de Beauvoir

I haven't yet figured out how I was made first captain,
because I was not an outstanding student.
I was an adequate student.
- William Westmoreland

So popular is the naval service the only embarrassment
is that men volunteer so rapidly we have to work overtime to give them hardy,
adequate housing and proper training.
- Josephus Daniels

But a science is exact to the extent that its method
measures up to and is adequate to its object.
- Gabriel Marcel

Our Nation must provide sufficient access to healthcare,
adequate benefits, and the supplemental resources our
veterans were promised and so dearly need.
We owe our heroes no less.
- Dan Lipinski

I support the recommendations made by the International Crisis Group.
The primary responsibility is for Kosovo Albanians
to demonstrate that their treatment of minorities is adequate.
- Emma Bonino

Language is a tool adequate to provide any degree of
precision relevant to a particular situation.
- Kenneth L. Pike

We have hardly an adequate idea how all-powerful law
is in forming public opinion,
in giving tone and character to the mass of society.
- Ernestine Rose

I don't want to write any more for the old Man-power
instruments and am handicapped by the lack of adequate
electrical instruments for which I now conceive my music.
- Edgard Varese

To live effectively is to live with adequate information.
- Norbert Wiener

Socialism proposes no adequate substitute for the motive
of enlightened selfishness that to-day is at the basis
of all human labor and effort,
enterprise and new activity.
- William Howard Taft

These funds will ensure that ports will be able to
pay for adequate security measures to protect all Americans
against terrorist attacks from our seaports.
- Bobby Scott

War is just a racket...
I believe in adequate defense at the coastline and nothing else.
- Smedley Butler

The promise of education reform can never be fulfilled
without adequate funding,
and by shortchanging our schools, President Bush is
breaking his promise to our children.
- Joe Lieberman

For my part, I plan to work out a fair and adequate
redistribution of city services to all city neighborhoods.
- Jane Byrne

The lived experiences which could not find adequate
scientific expression in the substance doctrine of
rational psychology were now validated in light of new and better methods.
- Wilhelm Dilthey

Women were seldom given quality assignments or adequate air time.
- Jessica Savitch

Each year over 2,500 commercial vessels enter the Port of Hampton Roads alone,
so adequate funding for port security is a significant
issue for those of us who live in Richmond and Hampton Roads.
- Bobby Scott

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

Without a good cultural policy, without adequate help,
we will always have individualists, shooting stars
who are rapidly forgotten or who stop painting for
a more profitable occupation.
- Ralph Allen

The extraordinary exertions of the colonies,
in cooperation with British measures,
against the French, in the late war,
were acknowledged by the British parliament to be more
than adequate to their ability.
- Mercy Otis Warren

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

Every state has not only the right but the duty to
make adequate provision for its own defense in the way it thinks best,
providing it does not do so at the expense of any other state.
- Lester B. Pearson

The lessons of September 11 are that if we allow law
enforcement to do their work free of political interference,
if we give them adequate resources and modern technologies,
we can protect our citizens without intruding on our liberties.
- Lucille Roybal-Allard

Whether I get adequate attention or not,
people here do know the work I have been doing systematically
and without compromise for over 40 years.
I get tired of people making excuses for guys who don't
continue the art because they can't make a living.
- Bill Dixon

The instinct to impersonate produces the actor;
the desire to provide pleasure by impersonations produces the playwright;
the desire to provide this pleasure with adequate characterization
and dialogue memorable in itself produces dramatic literature.
- George P. Baker

Congress has greatly tightened the loopholes terrorists
can use to harm Americans.
We need to do more.
We need controls immediately on what forms of ID are
adequate to board planes and enter secure sites.
- Elton Gallegly

The moral and social aspiration proper to American life is,
of course, the aspiration vaguely described by the word democratic;
and the actual achievement of the American nation points
towards an adequate and fruitful definition of the democratic ideal.
- Herbert Croly

My observation is that whenever one person is found
adequate to the discharge of a duty...
it is worse executed by two persons,
and scarcely done at all if three or more are employed therein.
- George Washington

I am quite serious when I say that I do not believe there are,
on the whole earth besides, so many intensified bores
as in these United States.
No man can form an adequate idea of the real meaning of the word,
without coming here.
- Warren Buffett

The adequate study of culture, our own and those on
the opposite side of the globe,
can press on to fulfillment only as we learn today
from the humanities as well as from the scientists.
- Ruth Benedict

At the same time, new concepts and abstractions flow into the picture,
taking up the task of describing the universe without
reference to such time or space -
abstractions for which our language lacks adequate terms.
- Benjamin Whorf

That is not to say that we can relax our readiness to defend ourselves.
Our armament must be adequate to the needs,
but our faith is not primarily in these machines of
defense but in ourselves.
- Chester W. Nimitz

Most of the hotel gym's are not adequate.
I mean you might be able to train your arms,
but you aren't going to be able to train legs,
back, or even chest if they don't have dumbbells and benches.
- Warren Cuccurullo

The action carries a sense of incompleteness and frustration,
but not of guilt.
Victorious living does not mean perfect living in the
sense of living without flaw,
but it does mean adequate living, and that can be consistent with many mistakes.
- E. Stanley Jones

There are no adequate substitutes for father,
mother, and children bound together in a loving commitment to nurture and protect.
No government, no matter how well-intentioned,
can take the place of the family in the scheme of things.
- Gerald R. Ford

Education, whatever else it should or should not be,
must be an inoculation against the poisons of life
and an adequate equipment in knowledge and skill for
meeting the chances of life.
- Havelock Ellis

As far as the Russians were concerned,
I felt the reverse; they had adequate gold,
if they wanted to buy, and they weren't dependent upon international trade.
I felt they were more self-sufficient.
- W. Averell Harriman

The President has once again failed us.
Millions of Americans are at risk of going without
the flu vaccine this year because the administration
failed to act proactively to ensure an adequate supply.
There is simply no excuse for this.
- Jon Corzine

The importance to the nation of a generously adequate
food supply for the coming year cannot be overemphasized,
in view of the economic problems which may arise as
a result of the entrance of the United States into the war.
- David F. Houston

Never ascribe to malice that which is
adequately explained by incompetence.
- Napoleon

My priorities are to make sure we get the prescription drug bill,
that we fund the research in NIH adequately,
and that we fund the Center for Disease Control adequately.
- Ralph Regula

Knowing reality means constructing systems of transformations that correspond,
more or less adequately, to reality.
- Jean Piaget

Someday I suspect, when Jesus has definitely got me for a sunbeam,
my works may be adequately assessed.
- Noel Coward

Our first concern is the security of the lawyers because
without security you can't possibly have a fair trial,
if trial at all, and that's not been adequately attended to.
- Ramsey Clark

It is only in the light of the inescapable fact of
death that a person can adequately engage and enter
upon the mysterious fact of life.
- John E. Hines

Last year, I twice voted against the Labor,
HHS, and Education Appropriations bill because it did
not adequately fund education in general,
and Native American programs specifically.
- Rick Renzi

As far as the radio waves part of the spectrum,
we can do these adequately from the ground because
the atmosphere is basically transparent to our radio waves.
- Claude Nicollier

The current system punishes communities which make
the investment in creating landfills,
only to have them filled by states which refuse to
adequately address their waste issues.
- Paul Gillmor

I loved Elijah Muhammad with a love that I can't adequately describe.
- Louis Farrakhan


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