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Readiness Quotes

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Man lives freely only by his readiness to die, if need be,
at the hands of his brother, never by killing him.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Related topics: Values Government Political

I'm relieved that the state of the Marines' readiness will remain high.
- Susan Davis

I directed the men in our barque to approach near the savages,
and hold their arms in readiness to do their duty in
case they notice any movement of these people against us.
- Samuel de Champlain

I perceive two things in Scotland of the most fearful omen:
ignorance of theological truth,
and a readiness to pride themselves in and boast of it.
- Edward Irving

 

Courage is almost a contradiction in terms.
It means a strong desire to live taking the form of readiness to die.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

Men become civilized, not in proportion to their willingness to believe,
but in proportion to their readiness to doubt.
- Ambrose Bierce

Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.
- G. M. Trevelyan

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The threat to globalization is not the wasted American
dollars but Washington's readiness to mix US commercial
interests with its self-appointed role as global protector.
- William Greider

There is probably an element of malice in our readiness to overestimate people -
we are,
as it were, laying up for ourselves the pleasure of
later cutting them down to size.
- Eric Hoffer

Today nearly every combat brigade located within the
United States would report that they are not ready for duty.
They are at the lowest levels of readiness.
- Ike Skelton

Worry does not mean fear, but readiness for the confrontation.
- Bashar al-Assad

History offers no evidence for the proposition that
the assignment of women to military combat jobs is the way to win wars,
improve combat readiness, or promote national security.
- Phyllis Schlafly

The most considerable difference I note among men is
not in their readiness to fall into error,
but in their readiness to acknowledge these inevitable lapses.
- Thomas Huxley

Base Ball, to be played thoroughly, requires the possession of muscular strength,
great agility, quickness of eye, readiness of hand,
and many other faculties of mind and body that mark the man of nerve.
- Henry Chadwick

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

And indeed, last week, the FBI executed a search warrant on my residence.
This happened one day after my attorneys had left a
message on the lead FBI investigator's voice mail confirming
my continued readiness to answer questions and otherwise cooperate.
- Steven Hatfill

While our nation faces many challenges that must be
met regarding homeland security and our military readiness,
it is imperative that we live within our means and
wisely spend taxpayer dollars.
- Michael Crapo

There should be a readiness, on our part,
to investigate with candor to follow the truth wherever it may lead us,
and to submit, without reserve or objection,
to all the teachings of this religion,
if it be found to be of divine origin.
- Simon Greenleaf

I visited the Chinese side last year.
The Chinese are in a constant state of military readiness.
They have all their nuclear weapons in the area,
presumably trained on targets across the border.
- Harrison Salisbury

Let us not listen to those who think we ought to be angry with our enemies,
and who believe this to be great and manly.
Nothing is so praiseworthy, nothing so clearly shows a great and noble soul,
as clemency and readiness to forgive.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

When I am getting ready to reason with a man,
I spend one-third of my time thinking about myself
and what I am going to say
and two-thirds about him and what he is going to say.
- Abraham Lincoln

The man who goes alone can start today;
but he who travels with another
must wait till that other is ready.
- Henry David Thoreau

When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
- Buddhist Proverb

The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready
for his opportunity when it comes.
- Benjamin Disraeli

We never see what we are not ready to see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When life is too easy for us, we must beware
or we may not be ready to meet the blows
which sooner or later come to everyone, rich or poor.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

If we will be quiet and ready enough,
we shall find compensation in every disappointment.
- Henry David Thoreau

I am ready and willing to seize the opportunities life offers.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I have ready access to a power beyond my wildest imagination.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

It's one of life's great paradoxes ...
Accepting with gratitude whatever life throws at us
is critical to happiness.
Yet without a goal and commitment, life lose much of its value.
The best we can do in the face of this paradox
is to play to win, but be cheerful in defeat
and ready to play again.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We must be ready to learn from one another,
not claiming that we alone possess all truth
and that somehow we have a corner on God.
- Archbishop Desmond Tutu

We are always getting ready to live but never living.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Personally, I'm always ready to learn,
although I do not always like being taught.
- Winston Churchill

Everyone has an opinion on many subjects
and is ready to share those opinions -
labeling them as "truth."
Sometimes it is relatively easy
to filter out these opinions.
Upon hearing an ad for the latest
weight-loss powder on late-night TV,
our skepticism leaps to our defense.
However, if we have heard the same opinion for years
from our parents, friends,
government officials, or religious leaders,
we are more likely to believe without questioning
than to raise our filter of skepticism
and ask the hard questions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I quit high school on my birthday.
It was my senior year and I didn't see the point.
This was 1962, and I was ready to make music.
- Barry White

Marriage is a fine institution -
but I'm not ready for an institution yet.
- Mae West

If we wish to make a new world we have the material ready.
The first one, too, was made out of chaos.
- Robert Quillen

One secret of success in life is for a man to be ready
for his opportunity when it comes.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Marriage is a great institution, but I'm not ready for an institution.
- Mae West

Except in cases of necessity, which are rare,
leave your friend to learn
unpleasant things from his enemies;
they are ready enough to tell them.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

When I'm ready, I plan to adopt.
I still believe in family.
- LaToya Jackson

People - not just in their teenage years -
hold on to this fantasy of love when they're not ready
to have a real relationship.
- Keri Russell

I've given it my all.
I've done my best.
Now, I'm ready with my family to begin the next phase of our lives.
- Richard M. Daley

I am always ready to learn
although I do not always like being taught.
- Winston Churchill

South Africa has all the tools to compete in the new global village -
an eager workforce,
ready to take on any challenge.
- Tom Peters

The men and women of today's VA are dedicated to caring
for today's veterans and stand ready to provide for
our servicemembers who now defend our freedoms and our way of life.
- Steve Buyer

Knowing when to quit is probably a very important thing,
but I just am not ready.
- James Taylor

Once you have a child, you change so much along the way,
you don't even recognize yourself by the time they're ready to move out!
- Ron Taffel

If you're not ready to die for it, put the word 'freedom' out of your vocabulary.
- Malcolm X

I don't exactly know what it means to be ready.
A cake when the oven timer goes off? Am I fully baked,
or only half-baked?
- Jessica Savitch

We're going to test with the same car,
but we have a new car ready.
- Larry Dixon

Until you're ready to look foolish, you'll never have
the possibility of being great.
- Cher

I think she was ready to go.
Not to be kicked out.
Go at the top.
Undefeated.
- Denis Thatcher

Some minds remain open long enough for the truth not
only to enter but to pass on through by way of a ready
exit without pausing anywhere along the route.
- Elizabeth Kenny

Explorers have to be ready to die lost.
- Russell Hoban

I can't go too much into my domestic life because there
are ex-wives ready to do me in.
- Frank McCourt

I wish I could say it's easy, but honestly,
to get ready for a big championship is not as easy as it seems.
- Oksana Baiul

I don't know if it was the whole audience getting stoned
out of their minds getting ready for the Floyd thing or what it was,
but it was like playing to a painting.
- Les Claypool

When we came up with titles like Ready or Not,
that's how we really felt.
- Pras Michel

Talent alone won't make you a success.
Neither will being in the right place at the right time,
unless you are ready.
The most important question is: "Are your ready?"
- Johnny Carson

When I'm about ready to press the cable release on the View camera,
I've tried to anticipate some of the challenges I'm
going to encounter in the darkroom.
- John Sexton

To believe in love, to be ready to give up anything for it,
to be willing to risk your life for it,
is the ultimate tragedy.
- Leonardo DiCaprio

I am convinced that people with such wounds will be
quite ready to co-operate in a safe and painless experiment
in the interests of humanity as a whole.
- Robert Barany

I'm not ready to give you a clear answer on whether
electoral politics holds any particular hope for progressives.
It would mean that nothing I did ever mattered.
- Tom Hayden

Poetry is the art which is technically within the grasp of everyone:
a piece of paper and a pencil and one is ready.
- Eugenio Montale

A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.
- Edward Abbey

I just read that 81 percent of Americans are ready to vote for a woman.
So it sounds like America is ready.
- Geena Davis

Being ready isn't enough; you have to be prepared for
a promotion or any other significant change.
- Pat Riley

God grants liberty only to those who love it,
and are always ready to guard and defend it.
- Daniel Webster

You know what a champion is? A champion is someone
who's ready when the gong rings -
not just before,
not just after - but when it rings.
- Jack Dempsey


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