Allies quotes

  • Poland is an ally of the United States of America. It was our duty to show that we are a reliable, loyal, and predictable ally. America needed our help, and we had to give it.
    -- Adam Michnik

    #America #Giving #Allies

  • Some argue that recognition of the genocide has become even more problematic now, when the world is at war with terrorism and the United States cannot afford to offend the sensibility of our Turkish ally.
    -- Adam Schiff

    #War #Allies #United States

  • Turkey has worked alongside its allies from the beginning.
    -- Ahmet Davutoglu

    #Turkeys #Allies

  • Pakistan's being an ally and helping the United States, we ought to show Pakistan that we are appreciative for the help that's been extended.
    -- Al Green

    #Pakistan #Allies #United States

  • Let us hope that the US (Democratic and Republican party) allows us, their European cultural and economical crown vassals, to liberate ourselves and deport the Muslims without them militarily intervening. We shouldn't forget that we have many allies in the US including a sizable faction of the Republican Party.
    -- Anders Behring Breivik

    #Party #Allies #Crowns

  • Nato allies have been looking at various missile-defence options for some time. Nato itself is developing protections for our deployed troops.
    -- Anders Fogh Rasmussen

    #Allies #Troops #Protection

  • The proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and their means of delivery is a threat to both the Nato allies and Russia.
    -- Anders Fogh Rasmussen

    #Mean #Russia #Allies

  • We need trust among allies and partners. Such trust now has to be built anew.
    -- Angela Merkel

    #Nsa #Allies #Needs

  • A young lady's most natural ally is her sister although sometimes our own relatives are as inscrutable to us as an antipodean.
    -- Anna Godbersen

    #Allies #Sometimes #Natural

  • I feel ashamed that the new, nuclear, neo-liberal India thinks of itself as a 'natural ally' of Israel. Ever since India began to call itself an emerging superpower, it has become a slavish, groveling satellite state of the US.
    -- Arundhati Roy

    #Thinking #Israel #Allies

  • You who believe, do not take the Jews and Christians as friends; they are allies only to each other. Anyone who takes them as an ally becomes one of them.
    -- Ayaan Hirsi Ali

    #Christian #Believe #Allies

  • Inflict the least possible permanent injury, for the enemy of to-day is the customer of the morrow and the ally of the future
    -- B. H. Liddell Hart

    #Military #Enemy #Allies

  • You might not be ready for diplomacy with Beijing if you can't visit the Olympics without insulting our closest ally,
    -- Barack Obama

    #Insulting #Allies #Olympics

  • I considered her my ally, because, like me, she was imperfect.
    -- Barbara Kingsolver

    #Allies #Imperfect

  • While it may be true that the UAE has been an ally since the September 11, 2001, attacks, the American people know it has also harbored and aided some of the al Qaeda agents who were involved in that attack.
    -- Bart Gordon

    #People #September 11 #Allies

  • Good entrepreneurs can manage, but no one but an entrepreneur can entrepreneur, let alone help build and lead the world's community of leading social entrepreneurs and their top business entrepreneur allies.
    -- Bill Drayton

    #Entrepreneur #Community #Allies

  • I like computers. It's the first time that I am endorsing a computer brand. I am very computer savvy, so this is certainly up my ally.
    -- Bill Vaughan

    #Allies #Firsts #Computer

  • Ally MacLeod thinks that tactics are a new kind of mint.
    -- Billy Connolly

    #Soccer #Thinking #Allies

  • Yes, Israel's our ally. But, are the Palestinians our enemy? No, they are not.
    -- Brent Scowcroft

    #Israel #Enemy #Allies

  • Progress is only possible if the United States and its allies work together.
    -- Brent Scowcroft

    #Working Together #Progress #Allies

  • When under attack, no country is obligated to collect permission slips from allies to strike back.
    -- Charles Krauthammer

    #Country #Allies #Permission

  • You go out and obtain from your political allies and friends in the academic world to sign a letter saying that the offenses as alleged in the articles of impeachment do not rise to the level of an impeachable offense.
    -- Charles Ruff

    #Political #Allies #World

  • We proved we could be safe and secure at home, and still have more allies and friends in the world.
    -- Chelsea Clinton

    #Home #Allies #World

  • There is a moral obligation, I think, not to ally oneself with power against the powerless.
    -- Chinua Achebe

    #Thinking #Allies #Moral

  • Those who are able to climb up the ladder will find ways to pull it up after them, or selectively lower it down to allow their friends, allies, and kin to scramble up. In other words: 'Who says meritocracy says oligarchy.'
    -- Chris Hayes

    #Allies #Ladders #Oligarchy

  • After President Obama's election, efforts at othering Obama quickly became about smearing his non-partisan allies and ambassadors.
    -- Christine Pelosi

    #Effort #President #Allies

  • We have to be mindful that there is the certainty that terrorists will attempt to launch multiple attacks against their enemy, which is us and our allies.
    -- Cofer Black

    #Enemy #Allies #Certainty

  • Life is war, and marriage provides us with a close and intimate ally with whom we may wage this war. The battle requires bold love, forgiveness, confrontation, and repentance.
    -- Dan B. Allender

    #War #Battle #Allies

  • Indecision is the source of chaos." - Paris Skyle(Allies of the Night)
    -- Darren Shan

    #Night #Paris #Allies

  • Environmentalists and rank and file timber workers becoming allies is the most dangerous thing in the world to the timber industry!
    -- Darryl Cherney

    #Allies #World #Becoming

  • Life itself is dispare, so we must make darkness our ally
    -- David Clement-Davies

    #Darkness #Allies

  • [F]ear is a great ally.
    -- David Gemmell

    #Allies #Ears

  • Well, I think the U.S. has been careful not to go too far in attacking Iran's allies, in particular in attacking Hezbollah forces in Syria, which have been propping up the regime of Bashar al-Assad.
    -- David Ignatius

    #Thinking #Iran #Allies

  • the first requirement of war: allies must not kill each other.
    -- Deborah Harkness

    #War #Allies #Requirements

  • At every stage of spiritual growth, the greatest ally you have is your body.
    -- Deepak Chopra

    #Spiritual #Growth #Allies

  • This is the belief of the Left: You negotiate with evil, and get tough with your allies
    -- Dennis Prager

    #Evil #Allies #Belief

  • It's awfully hard to convey a sense of credibility to allies when you [the Congress] voted for the war and then you declared: Wrong war, wrong place, wrong time.
    -- Dick Cheney

    #War #Allies #Congress

  • We remain united with the British, and our allies around the world, in our resolve to defeat terrorism and bring those who commit these acts to justice.
    -- Doc Hastings

    #Justice #Allies #World

  • For Poland, the United States is the most important ally.
    -- Donald Tusk

    #Important #Allies #United States

  • Everybody on this floor wants to send the same loud and clear message: that Congress is united in its opposition to terror and we are all deeply concerned about the future and security of our close friend and ally, Israel.
    -- Earl Blumenauer

    #Israel #Allies #Want

  • Always work with the present moment, not against it. Make it your friend and ally, not your enemy. This will miraculously transform your whole life.
    -- Eckhart Tolle

    #Enemy #Allies #Moments

  • Getting our military back on stable footing won't happen overnight. We must start this process now, since future engagements are likely and allies are scarce.
    -- Ellen Tauscher

    #Military #Allies #Engagement

  • Obamas foreign policy is strangely self-centered, focused on himself and the United States rather than on the conduct and needs of the nations the United States allies with, engages with, or must confront.
    -- Elliott Abrams

    #Self #Allies #United States

  • For historians, hindsight can be a treacherous ally. Enabling us to trace the hidden patterns of past events, it beguiles us with the mirage of inevitability, the assumption that different outcomes lay beyond the limits of the possible.
    -- Eric Foner

    #Past #Allies #Events

  • We do not usually look for allies when we love. Indeed, we often look on those who love with us as rivals and trespassers. But we always look for allies when we hate.
    -- Eric Hoffer

    #Love #Hate #Allies

  • Guantanamo is a chief recruiting tool for al-Qaida. It has put a wedge between the United States and at least some of its allies.
    -- Eric Holder

    #Tools #Als #Allies

  • Woman is woman's natural ally.
    -- Euripides

    #Women #Allies #Natural

  • Unless men are active allies, we'll never end violence against women and girls.
    -- Eve Ensler

    #Girl #Men #Allies

  • The transatlantic relationship is vital for both our countries: France will remain a reliable ally of the United States. Nevertheless, ally does not mean aligned.
    -- Francois Hollande

    #Country #Mean #Allies

  • I describe in 'Chimpanzee Politics' how the alpha male needs broad support to reach the top spot. He needs some close allies and he needs many group members to be on his side.
    -- Frans de Waal

    #Support #Allies #Males

  • Given the slow pace of Washington's bureaucracy, policymakers are often busy solving yesterday's problems. This rearview mirror approach afflicts Mr. Obama and his Democratic allies in Congress.
    -- Fred Upton

    #Mirrors #Yesterday #Allies

  • Most women have all other women as adversaries; most men have all other men as their allies.
    -- Gelett Burgess

    #Women #Men #Allies

  • European countries need to make more of a contribution in terms of defence capabilities. It is not fair?to keep turning to our ally in the United States to contribute military forces to problems which involve our own security.
    -- Geoff Hoon

    #Country #Military #Allies

  • Israel has always been and must always be America's strongest ally.
    -- George Pataki

    #Israel #America #Allies

  • Some allies are more dangerous than enemies.
    -- George R. R. Martin

    #Enemy #Allies #Dangerous

  • The United States and our allies are determined: we refuse to live in the shadow of this ultimate danger.
    -- George W. Bush

    #Shadow #Allies #United States

  • I see now that my faith was becoming an ally rather than an enemy because I could vent anger freely, even toward God, without fearing retribution.
    -- Gerald Lawson Sittser

    #Enemy #Allies #Becoming

  • Our imagination it is our greatest ally . . . Imagination is a very, very powerful thing. It literally invents the path before you.
    -- Glen Hansard

    #Powerful #Imagination #Allies

  • A liberal public is interesting to have as an audience. It is for that very reason that corporations make such an effort to ally themselves with cultural institutions.
    -- Hans Haacke

    #Interesting #Effort #Allies

  • I am the best male ally I have ever heard of for women and women's liberation.
    -- Harvey Jackins

    #Allies #Males #Men And Women

  • Oh, you think the darkness is your ally, but you merely adopted the dark. I was born in it. Molded by it.
    -- Helen Keller

    #Dark #Thinking #Allies

  • George Bush was for me the most important ally on the road to German unity.
    -- Helmut Kohl

    #Unity #Important #Allies

  • We have not eternal allies and we have not perpetual enemies. Our interests are eternal and peretual and those interests it is out duty to follow.
    -- Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

    #Enemy #Allies #Politics

  • No man rides so high and in such good company as the man that allies himself to a truth.
    -- Henry Ward Beecher

    #Truth #Men #Allies

  • There's no question that Saddam Hussein is a threat to the United States and to our allies. If Saddam persists in thumbing his nose at the inspectors, then we're clearly going to have to do something about it.
    -- Howard Dean

    #Iraq #Allies #United States

  • In the post-individualistic era, science and spirituality will become allies, and human beings will realize a vast potentiality now only dimly felt.
    -- Huston Smith

    #Allies #Eras #Spirit

  • War created bizarre allies, while peace itself could be divisive.
    -- Ian Rankin

    #War #Allies #Bizarre

  • Without translation, I would be limited to the borders of my own country. The translator is my most important ally. He introduces me to the world.
    -- Italo Calvino

    #Country #Important #Allies

  • Social paralysis is strong and stands firmly in the way of change on the ground level. As allies, we have to prepare ourselves to step into the fire when necessary, even - and especially - when said fire is merely a still-lit cigarette tossed carelessly onto the street.
    -- Jack Antonoff

    #Strong #Fire #Allies

  • To have a traitor for an ally is to have an enemy in waiting
    -- Jacqueline Carey

    #Waiting #Enemy #Allies

  • Provision was also made for the distribution of Germany's foreign assets among the Allies.
    -- James F. Byrnes

    #Allies #Germany #Assets

  • Submission to duty and God gives the highest energy. He, who has done the greatest work on earth, said that He came down from heaven, not to do His own will, but the will of Him who sent Him, Whoever allies himself with God is armed with all the forces of the invisible world.
    -- James Freeman Clarke

    #Giving #Heaven #Allies

  • In any insurgency there will be people who are irreconcilable and who pose a clear and present threat to the U.S. and our allies.
    -- James G. Stavridis

    #People #Allies #Insurgency

  • So we're all right, an' I, for one, Don't think our cause'll lose in vally By rammin' Scriptur' in our gun, An' gittin' Natur' for an ally.
    -- James Russell Lowell

    #Gun #Thinking #Allies

  • These Stepsons tread where mortals don't belong, some of us think. They seek out battle high above their station. Who knows what powers may yet take them and their mystic allies to task, bring them their comeuppance?
    -- Janet Morris

    #Thinking #Battle #Allies

  • The United States, for a French citizen, is a friend, an ally, to whom we owe, along with most Europeans, our freedom.
    -- Jean-Pierre Raffarin

    #Allies #United States #Citizens

  • If we truly seek diversity in fiction, we have to let the needs of others come before our need to define ourselves as social justice allies.
    -- Jennifer Armintrout

    #Justice #Diversity #Allies

  • Revolution is profitable. So the capitalists sell it... The hip capitalists have some allies within the revolutionary community: longhairs who work as intermediaries between the kids on the street and the millionaire businessmen.
    -- Jerry Rubin

    #Kids #Community #Allies

  • Reducing trade barriers with this key ally will go a long way toward increasing market access for American farmers, manufacturers and service providers.
    -- Jim Ramstad

    #Keys #Long #Allies

  • The hidden strength is too deep a secret. But in the the end it is our only ally.
    -- Joanne Greenberg

    #Secret #Allies #Mental Health

  • God saves - but not now, and not here. His salvation is on layaway. Like all grifters, He asks you to pay now and take it on faith that you will receive later. Whereas women offer a different sort of salvation, more immediate and fulfilling. They don't put off their love for a distant, ill-defined eternity but make a gift of it in the here and now, frequently to those who deserve it least. So it was in my case. So it is for many. The devil and woman have been allies against God from the beginning...
    -- Joe Hill

    #Devil #Allies #Different

  • We have no stronger ally anywhere in the world than Israel.
    -- John Boehner

    #Israel #Stronger #Allies

  • Reaffirming the justice of the American system bolsters our legitimacy with allies, thereby encouraging further cooperation and improving our national security.
    -- John Garamendi

    #Justice #Allies #Cooperation

  • When we uphold the rule of law, our counterterrorism tools are more likely to withstand the scrutiny of our courts, our allies, and the American people.
    -- John O. Brennan

    #Law #People #Allies

  • Science has never sought to ally herself with civil power. She has never subjected anyone to mental torment, physical torment, least of all death, for the purpose of promoting her ideas.
    -- John William Draper

    #Thinking #Ideas #Allies

  • A leader’s most powerful ally is his or her own example.
    -- John Wooden

    #Powerful #Leader #Allies

  • I found the bench to be the greatest ally when I had to make individuals comply with what was best for the team
    -- John Wooden

    #Basketball #Team #Allies

  • Rage was sometimes a useful ally in the heat of a fight, but it was a trickster. It made everything seem possible.
    -- Jonathan Maberry

    #Fighting #Allies #Heat

  • If the women in the factories stopped work for twenty minutes, the Allies would lose the war.
    -- Joseph Joffre

    #War #Allies #Twenties

  • The short-story writer knows that he can't proceed cumulatively, that time is not his ally. His only solution is to work vertically, heading up or down in literary space.
    -- Julio Cortazar

    #Space #Allies #Stories

  • I remember reports that the American and English newspapers were very happy about the fact that so many were killed in Dresden. There are many instances of barbarity and cruelty on the part of the Allies which I could tell you.
    -- Julius Streicher

    #Allies #Facts #Remember

  • We need an ally of Mydogg's or Gentian's pretending to be among the most loyal allies of the king,' Brigan said. 'Shouldn't be so hard, really. If I shot an arrow out the window I'd probably hit on.
    -- Kristin Cashore

    #Kings #Arrows #Allies

  • Choose your allies carefully: it's highly unlikely that you'll ever be held morally, legally, or historically accountable for the actions of your enemies.
    -- L. Neil Smith

    #Enemy #Allies #Action

  • In politics, everybody is free to choose his friends and allies.
    -- Lalu Prasad Yadav


  • When I was alone, I lived on eggplant, the stove top cook's strongest ally....
    -- Laurie Colwin

    #Eggplant #Vegetables #Allies

  • When I was alone, I lived on eggplant, the stove top cook's strongest ally. I fried it and stewed it, and ate it crisp and sludgy, hot and cold. It was cheap and filling and was delicious in all manner of strange combinations. If any was left over, I ate it cold the next day on bread.
    -- Laurie Colwin

    #Eggplant #Allies #Hot

  • The bookstore and the coffeehouse are natural allies; Neither has a time limit, slowness is encouraged.
    -- Lewis Buzbee

    #Allies #Bookstores #Limits

  • In war and in peace, in prosperity and times of economic hardship, America has no better friend or more dependable ally than the United Kingdom.
    -- Louis Susman

    #War #America #Allies

  • Writing gets easier once you know your allies and banish your enemies.
    -- Louise Doughty

    #Writing #Enemy #Allies

  • On a day when Osama bin Laden again threatened the United States and our allies, it is disturbing to realize that John Kerry neither recognizes nor understands the murderous ideology of our enemies and the threat they pose to our nation.
    -- Marc Racicot

    #Enemy #Allies #United States