Adnan Pachachi quotes

  • I think people are rapidly losing confidence in the political class, and I don't blame them.
    -- Adnan Pachachi

    #Confidence #Thinking #Class

  • Everybody seems to be imprisoned in their own sectarian or political affiliations. They don't seem to be able to rise above these things.
    -- Adnan Pachachi

    #Political #Able #Rise Above

  • I think the Shiites want a theocracy.
    -- Adnan Pachachi

    #Thinking #Want #Theocracy

  • It won't be a question of how well-trained or well-equipped the army is but one of the authority it serves.
    -- Adnan Pachachi

    #Army #Authority #Wells

  • If the security forces continue to be dominated as they are now by political groups or sects, then the people won't trust in them - and the result will be civil war or fragmentation of the country.
    -- Adnan Pachachi

    #Country #War #People

  • An apology for the actions of some troops who, of course, are not representative of the majority of the armed forces here, I think that would have been useful and it would have helped to some extent.
    -- Adnan Pachachi

    #Apology #Thinking #Majority

  • Until and unless we could disband these militias, this country won't be able to function properly.
    -- Adnan Pachachi

    #Country #Able #Function

  • This contest between the secular and religious visions of government is really the main choice to be made. It won't be decided in one election, but it is a basic choice between an open and progressive Iraq and one that is backward and continues to fall behind.
    -- Adnan Pachachi

    #Religious #Fall #Government

  • If ever there is tomorrow when we're not together... there is something you must always remember. You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. But the most important thing is, even if we're apart... I'll always be with you.

  • If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem.

  • I think people are rapidly losing confidence in the political class, and I don't blame them.

  • Smile, for everyone lacks self-confidence and more than any other one thing a smile reassures them.

  • The interesting adults are always the school failures, the weird ones, the losers, the malcontents, this isn’t wishful thinking. It’s the rule.

  • Americans think the only funny Brits are John Cleese, Benny Hill and whoever makes our toothpaste. They're not laughing with us, they are laughing at us.

  • Well," said Pooh, "what I like best," and then he had to stop and think. Because although Eating Honey was a very good thing to do, there was a moment just before you began to eat it which was better than when you were, but he didn't know what it was called.

  • I don't think that when Zionism began there was a claim that we were losing - even in part - our capacity to contribute to other peoples.

  • Ten years ago I said, you know, my goal is to be able to get food on the table. What I'm trying to say by that is trying to create a vibrant, capable and effective middle class. The quicker and stronger that we can be able to do this, the easier it is for political reform to move forward.

  • I hold that if the Almighty had ever made a set of men that should do all the eating and none of the work, he would have made them with mouths only and no hands, and if he had ever made another class that he intended should do all the work and none of the eating, he would have made them without mouths and with all hands.

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