Quotes containing word "military"

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Definitions and meanings of word "military"

• Noun: the military forces of a nation; examples: "their military is the largest in the region", "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"

• Adj: of or relating to the study of the principles of warfare; example: "military law"

• Adj: characteristic of or associated with soldiers or the military; example: "military uniforms"

• Adj: associated with or performed by armed services as contrasted with civilians; example: "military police"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "military"

Janis Karpinski
8 quotes about military
American Soldier
Born Monday 25 May 1953
Barack Obama
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American President
Born Friday 4 August 1961
Alex Morrison
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Canadian Soldier
Born 1941
Robert Kagan
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American Writer, Historian, Author
Born Friday 26 September 1958
John F. Kennedy
3 quotes about military
American President
Tuesday 29 May 1917 - Friday 22 November 1963
Charles Foster Bass
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American Politician
Born Tuesday 8 January 1952
Olivia Munn
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American Author, Actress, Comedian, Model
Born Thursday 3 July 1980
Joe Lieberman
4 quotes about military
American Politician, Vice President
Born Tuesday 24 February 1942
Jose Saramago
3 quotes about military
Portuguese Writer
Thursday 16 November 1922 - Friday 18 June 2010
Rachel Maddow
3 quotes about military
American Author, Journalist
Born Sunday 1 April 1973
Solomon Ortiz
3 quotes about military
American Politician
Born Thursday 3 June 1937
Allen West
4 quotes about military
American Politician
Born Tuesday 7 February 1961

I believe that detente was having almost the opposite effect of what was intended. What was intended was to sort of end the contest for power and to stop Soviet expansion, especially by military means and the military build-up, the military contest.

Jeane Kirkpatrick

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And so, I was not a military test pilot, but as soon as NASA expressed an interest in flying scientists and people who were not military test pilots, that was an epiphany that just came like a stroke of lightning.

Story Musgrave

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I think most Americans believe that although it's better not to use military force if you can avoid it, that the world simply doesn't provide us the luxury of giving away military force as an important tool of foreign policy.

Robert Kagan

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This experience actually means the very opposite: the largest military power was unable to stop such a sensitive attack and will be unable to rule out such a possibility in the future. Precisely this is the background to the United States' military interventions.

Ulrich Beck

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A young man who does not have what it takes to perform military service is not likely to have what it takes to make a living. Today's military rejects include tomorrow's hard-core unemployed.

John F. Kennedy

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Nothing matures a military force quicker than actual military operations.

Duncan Hunter

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Operations in Iraq and Afghanistan and the war on terrorism have reduced the pace of military transformation and have revealed our lack of preparation for defensive and stability operations. This Administration has overextended our military.

Barack Obama

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I did not go to military school. I had an option either a military school or a private school. I don't know how to get that out of the information that's out there.

Channing Tatum

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The Cox Report documents a systematic, well-planned effort by the Chinese military at the highest levels to target and acquire technology for military modernization.

Charles Foster Bass

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We worked on solving the problem of voice communications in a noisy military environment. We established military codes that are highly audible and invented selection tests for personnel who had a superior ability to recognize sound in a noisy background.

M. H. Abrams

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The De Bernieres were very military. I broke the military tradition but I was terribly proud of my father being a soldier.

Louis de Bernieres

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At the beginning, Lincoln was so inexperienced he had reverence for military expertise, not realizing that there wasn't any military expertise, that the most anybody had commanded up to that point had been somebody, some troops in the Mexican War, and it had been years ago.

David Herbert Donald

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I've never boxed in my life, never been in a military base in my life, never grew up with anyone in the military.

Tyrese Gibson

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The danger of having the military take over intelligence is that the military has a very different perspective on the world.

Pete Hoekstra

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I grew up in a military family, and there's something about that military-style uniform, all cleaned up, a brutal control effort the military necessarily breeds.

Max Cannon

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The military is a very cool world to write about. I went down to Ft. Benning, Ga., for military training, and I learned a lot about soldiers and officers and why they joined up and what their life has been like.

David Baldacci

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The military operation in Lebanon was the most successful military operation in recent Israeli history. Many in Israel don't recognise that.

Ehud Olmert

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I always ask two questions: How many countries have military bases in the United States? And in how many countries does the United States not have military bases?

Jose Saramago

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Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.

Groucho Marx

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U.S. officials and outside experts agree that China is undertaking a comprehensive modernization of its military. The Chinese military has gotten smaller but smarter.

Lee H. Hamilton

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