Tulsi Gabbard quotes

  • Every soldier knows this simple fact: If you don't know your enemy, you will not be able to defeat him,
    -- Tulsi Gabbard

    #Simple #Soldier #Enemy

  • In the military, I learned that ‘leadership’ means raising your hand and volunteering for the tough, important assignments,
    -- Tulsi Gabbard

    #Military #Mean #Hands

  • It is clear that there needs to be a closer working relationship between the United States and India. How can we have a close relationship if decision-makers in Washington know very little, if anything, about the religious beliefs, values, and practices of India's 800 million Hindus?
    -- Tulsi Gabbard

    #Religious #Practice #Decision

  • I chose to take the oath of office with my personal copy of the Bhagavad Gita because its teachings have inspired me to be a servant-leader, dedicating my life in the service of others and to my country.
    -- Tulsi Gabbard

    #Country #Teaching #Office

  • Hopefully the presence in Congress of an American who happens to be Hindu will increase America's understanding of India as well as India's understanding of America.
    -- Tulsi Gabbard

    #America #Understanding #India

  • Hawaii is a special place because we have a very diverse population there, who are very respectful and tolerant of those who have differing opinions and different views.
    -- Tulsi Gabbard

    #Views #Special #Population

  • When I started my campaign for Congress, I was one who people said, 'Tulsi, you have a bright future, but there's no way you can win.
    -- Tulsi Gabbard

    #Winning #People #Campaigns

  • We cannot afford to walk down that dangerous path of government overstepping its boundaries into the most personal parts of our lives.
    -- Tulsi Gabbard

    #Government #Path #Boundaries

  • These days, it's often women in uniform - moms, wives, even grandmothers - who deploy and leave their families behind.
    -- Tulsi Gabbard

    #Mom #Grandmother #Wife

  • Looking at someone in a deployed setting, it's not in their best interest to get pregnant overseas, but if it happens, it happens.
    -- Tulsi Gabbard

    #Interest #Pregnant

  • I volunteered to deploy to Iraq. I was one of the few soldiers who were not on the mandatory deployment roster - close to 3,000 Hawaii soldiers were.
    -- Tulsi Gabbard

    #Iraq #Deployment #Soldier

  • I am privileged to be able to work for the people of Hawaii in whatever capacity.
    -- Tulsi Gabbard

    #People #Able #Hawaii

  • I am a military police officer and I have served on two deployments my first was to Iraq, in a medical unit, and my second deployment was to Kuwait, as a military police platoon leader.
    -- Tulsi Gabbard

    #Military #Kuwait #Two

  • As a combat veteran, I know the cost of war.
    -- Tulsi Gabbard

    #War #Cost #Veteran

  • It's easy to say, let's go in and get the bad guys. But you have a divided country of Sunnis and Shias. The United States goes and takes action there on behalf of the Iraqi government. You've got Iran coming in and saying we're going to stand with (Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri) al-Maliki, so now we're aligning ourselves with Iran, and if we do air strikes, becoming de facto air force for them.
    -- Tulsi Gabbard

    #Country #Military #Government

  • It makes no sense for us to consider going back there and getting involved in what truly is a religious civil war. What real difference would (air strikes) make on the ground? And secondly, is it in the best interests of the United States to do that? I would say that those questions are not being answered in a compelling way that would cause me to support that.
    -- Tulsi Gabbard

    #Religious #Real #War

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