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Undertaken Quotes

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A journey by Sea and Land, Five Hundred Miles,
is not undertaken without money.
- Lewis Hallam

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All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance
and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The dream of the Convention was born from the that
children and their needs were not been considered when
policies were being made,
laws passed or actions undertaken.
- Carol Bellamy

It stands, essentially, for the application of increased
energy to the efforts already undertaken by my ministry
since 1934 with the results shown in the above statistics.
- Hjalmar Schacht

 

I would have been glad to have lived under my wood side,
and to have kept a flock of sheep, rather than to have
undertaken this government.
- Oliver Cromwell

Those wars are unjust which are undertaken without provocation.
For only a war waged for revenge or defense can be just.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

On the same day I was sworn in as Prime Minister of Canada,
I announced the most sweeping reform ever undertaken
in the structure of our federal government.
- Kim Campbell

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The object of all the former voyages to the South Seas
undertaken by the command of his present majesty,
has been the advancement of science and the increase of knowledge.
- William Bligh

To see, and to show, is the mission now undertaken by Life.
- Henry R. Luce

The job of training an Iraqi police force is one of
the most important tasks being undertaken in Operation Iraqi Freedom.
It is also one of the most difficult.
- John Boehner

You have undertaken to cheat me.
I won't sue you, for the law is too slow.
I'll ruin you.
- Cornelius Vanderbilt

History proves abundantly that pure science,
undertaken without regard to applications to human needs,
is usually ultimately of direct benefit to mankind.
- Irving Langmuir

I defend peoples' right to do that in a lawful manner,
but I have not undertaken that practice myself.
- Rick Boucher

This time at Birmingham turned me into a general biologist,
and ever since then I have always tried to take a biological
approach to any research project that I have undertaken.
- Paul Nurse

It is certain that the study of human psychology,
if it were undertaken exclusively in prisons,
would also lead to misrepresentation and absurd generalizations.
- Jacques Yves Cousteau

If a war be undertaken...
before the resources of peace have been tried and proved vain to secure it,
that war has no defense, it is a national crime.
- Charles Eliot Norton

If I had undertaken the practical direction of military operations,
and anything went amiss, I feared that my conscience would torture me,
as guilty of the fall of my country,
as I had not been familiar with military tactics.
- Lajos Kossuth

The revision of the books of Judges,
Samuel,
and Kings, undertaken towards the end of the Babylonian exile,
a revision much more thorough than is commonly assumed,
condemns as heretical the whole age of the Kings.
- Julius Wellhausen

Don Quixote is one that comes to mind in comparison to mine,
in that they both involve journeys undertaken by older men.
That is unusual, because generally the hero of a journey story is very young.
- David Guterson

Useful as a war against France, undertaken by the Government
against the will of the people would be for our revolutionary development,
just so dangerous must be the effect upon our democratic
development of a war supported by blind popular enthusiasm.
- Ferdinand Lassalle

This change to a higher phase of alert is a signal to governments,
to ministries of health and other ministries,
to the pharmaceutical industry and the business community
that certain actions now should be undertaken with
increased urgency and at an accelerated pace.
- Margaret Chan

It will be undertaken, of course, in the June or July summit,
and then to bring NATO closer to Russia or vice versa
is a way to move toward integration -
toward the integration of Europe.
- Warren Christopher

It has been popular to threaten "small islands and
low-lying coasts" with scenarios of disastrous future flooding.
The Maldives has been the most utilised target.
We have undertaken a careful analysis of actual sea
level changes in the Maldives.
No rise has been recorded either in the present or the past centuries.
- Nils-Axel Morner

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

The constitution vests the power of declaring war in Congress;
therefore no offensive expedition of importance can
be undertaken until after they shall have deliberated
upon the subject and authorized such a measure.
- George Washington

What We want is to make it possible for our unfortunate
people to live a life of industry for it is by steady
work alone that we hope for our physical and moral rehabilitation.
For this reason above all we have undertaken to rally
our people around our ideal.
- Theodor Herzl

Violence is not to be undertaken by private persons.
If a state or administration acts without due and visible
attention to agreed international process,
it acts in a way analogous to a private person.
It purports to be judge of its own interest.
- Rowan Williams

I won't undertake war until I have tried all the arts and means of peace.
- Francois Rabelais

Friendship is an arrangement by which we undertake
to exchange small favors for big ones.
- Charles de Montesquieu

The pursuit of happiness, which American citizens are obliged to undertake,
tends to involve them in trying to perpetuate the moods,
tastes and aptitudes of youth.
- Malcolm Muggeridge

There is nothing namable but that some men will,
or undertake to, do it for pay.
- Herman Melville

With audacity one can undertake anything,
but not do everything.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

The path of least resistance and least trouble is a mental rut already made.
It requires troublesome work to undertake the alternation of old beliefs.
- John Dewey

It requires a very unusual mind to undertake the analysis of the obvious.
- Alfred North Whitehead

It is individuals who must be encouraged to undertake the unprecedented -
and unprecedentedly profitable -
effort to prevent the annihilation of the human race.
- L. Neil Smith

The Indians could not undertake any widespread cultivation
of the plains not only because they lacked iron tools
but also because they had no draft animals.
- Ellsworth Huntington

Laws undertake to punish only overt acts.
- Charles de Montesquieu

Never undertake anything for which you wouldn't have
the courage to ask the blessings of heaven.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

Simple solutions seldom are.
It takes a very unusual mind to undertake analysis of the obvious.
- Alfred North Whitehead

Old age is ready to undertake tasks that youth shirked
because they would take too long.
- W. Somerset Maugham

Priest organizations around the country,
both local and national, should realize that their
membership has a serious image problem and undertake programs to improve it.
- Andrew Greeley

I undertake the same project as Montaigne,
but with an aim contrary to his own:
for he wrote his Essays only for others,
and I write my reveries only for myself.
- Jean-Jacques Rousseau

In the end, you're measured not by how much you undertake
but by what you finally accomplish.
- Donald Trump

The Party of the Regions has won a convincing victory.
We are ready to undertake responsibility for forming
the Cabinet and we are calling on everyone to join us.
- Viktor Yanukovych

No one should fear to undertake any task in the name of our Saviour,
if it is just and if the intention is purely for His holy service.
- Christopher Columbus

Whatever pursuit you undertake, the requirements should
start with a love of what it is that you are pursuing.
- Bill Toomey

Familiar things happen, and mankind does not bother about them.
It requires a very unusual mind to undertake the analysis of the obvious.
- Alfred North Whitehead

Don't undertake a project unless it is manifestly important and nearly impossible.
- Edwin Land

It did not seem likely that I was destined to undertake research on typhus.
- Charles Jules Henry Nicole

I could undertake to be an efficient pupil if it were
possible to find an efficient teacher.
- Gertrude Stein

In 1972 I married again, to Elisabeth Case;
she continues to be wife,
companion, critic and editor: a partner in the projects
and programs that we undertake.
- Douglass North

There can be no great courage where there is no confidence or assurance,
and half the battle is in the conviction that we can do what we undertake.
- Orison Swett Marden

Sending our young men and women into battle is perhaps
the most serious course of action a Nation can undertake.
- Bennie Thompson

If my acceptance of the office of Governor would serve my country,
though my administration would be attended with the
loss of personal credit and reputation,
I would cheerfully undertake it.
- Christopher Gadsden

I undertake that, in the exercise of my functions of
that office I will have regard to any guidance with
respect to ethical standards issued by the secretary
of state under Section 66 of the Greater London Authority Act 1999.
- Kenneth Robert Livingstone

Scientific corporations might well become almost independent
states and be enabled to undertake their largest experiments
without consulting the outside world -
a world which would be less and less able to judge
what the experiments were about.
- John Desmond Bernal

I don't really consider myself to be an actor of any particular style.
My aim with every role I undertake is to be truthful
and honest in that particular portrayal.
I don't have a particular methodology from any one
school of thought or training.
- Benjamin Bratt

As long as a house is like yours, and as long as you
work together with your brothers,
not a house in the world will be able to compete with you,
to cause you harm or to take advantage of you,
for together you can undertake and perform more than any house in the world.
- Nathan Meyer Rothschild

I can imagine that the Iraqis undertake the destruction out of fear.
If they had denied it, if they had said no,
that certainly would have played into the hands of
those that would like to take armed action immediately.
I have no illusions in that regard.
- Hans Blix

Coughs seem very common here, especially among the children,
though people look strong and healthy,
but in the absence of proper statistics one cannot
undertake to say whether the district is a healthy one or not.
- Edward Burnett Tylor

To reform a world, to reform a nation,
no wise man will undertake; and all but foolish men know,
that the only solid, though a far slower reformation,
is what each begins and perfects on himself.
- Thomas Carlyle

However much we may sympathize with a small nation
confronted by a big and powerful neighbours,
we cannot in all circumstances undertake to involve
the whole British Empire in a war simply on her account.
- Neville Chamberlain

I am a feminist, and what that means to me is much
the same as the meaning of the fact that I am Black:
it means that I must undertake to love myself and to
respect myself as though my very life depends upon
self-love and self-respect.
- June Jordan

I could only speak in the smallest, most intimate circles
about the real reasons which made me undertake the
changeover of the plants for certain lines of production
for I had to expect that many people would not understand me.
- Gustav Krupp

The search is what anyone would undertake if he were
not sunk in the everydayness of his own life.
To become aware of the possibility of the search is to be onto something.
Not to be onto something is to be in despair.
- Walker Percy

Whoever undertakes to set himself up
as a judge of Truth and Knowledge
is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
- Albert Einstein

Any political party that undertakes to do it will,
in God's name, be trampled, as it ought to be trampled,
into the dust of condemnation, now and in the future.
- Richard Parks Bland

An entrepreneur assumes the risk and is dedicated and
committed to the success of whatever he or she undertakes.
- Victor Kiam

Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do,
he will never do all he can do.
- Henry Drummond

Success is not a place at which one arrives but rather
the spirit with which one undertakes and continues the journey.
- Alex Noble

Whoever undertakes to create soon finds himself engaged in creating himself.
- Harold Rosenberg


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