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32 Cards in this Set

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“Never confuse effort...
...with effectiveness.” --James Q. Crowe
Effort vs effectiveness
“You can’t become addicted... anything you don’t try.” --Unknown
Don't start
“Take care of the downside...
...and the upside will take care of itself.” --James Q. Crowe
Manage the risk
“Character is what you are...
...when no one is looking.”
“Patience is the companion...
...of wisdom.” --St. Augustine
“You don’t know...
...what you don’t know.” --Danny Strickland
“The purpose of all wars... peace.” --St. Augustine
“Often the problem’s not in what you’re saying...
...but rather in how you’re saying it.” --Chuck Macune
“If you choose not to decide, still have made a choice” --Rush "Freewill"
“To many, total abstinence is easier...
...than perfect moderation.” --St. Augustine
“Old enough to know what’s right...
...and young enough not to choose it.” --Rush "New World Man"
“Solicited advice is much better accepted..
than unsolicited advice.” --Unknown
“A soft heart is a good thing to have...
in a hard world.” --MAJ Clark Lindner
“The truest separation between cultures... in the collective dreams of their people.” --Independent reporter observing collaborating U.S. troops and locals from Baquba, Iraq
"You don't find steak... trashcans." --Eric Payne re: where you find people of character
"You have to be willing to do things..."
"...the masses would never do. That's how you separate yourself from the masses."
--Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti
Separate yourself from the masses
"Here's my strategy on the Cold War:..."
...We win, they lose." --Ronald Reagan
"Of the four wars in my lifetime...
"...none came about because the U.S. was too strong." --Ronald Reagan
"If we ever forget that we're one nation..."
"...under God, then we will be a nation gone under." --Ronald Reagan
"It has been said that politics is...
"...the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first." --Ronald Reagan
"A people that values its privileges...
...above its principles soon loses both." --President Dwight D. Eisenhower
"Good people sleep peaceably...
" their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.” --George Orwell
"Pain is inevitable.
Misery is optional." --unknown
"...This does not mean that you are warmongers.
On the contrary, the soldier, above all other people, prays for peace, for he must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war." -- GEN MacArthur's speech to the USCC, 12MAY62
"Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously...
in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either." --Albert Einstein
"Uneasy lies the head..."
"...that wears a crown." --Shakespeare
"How you think when you lose..."
"...determines how long it will be until you win." --G. K. Chesterton
"If you don't have enemies,"
" don't have character." --Paul Newman
"America will never be destroyed from..."
"...the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms,
it will be because we destroyed ourselves." --Abraham Lincoln
"Character, in the long run, is the..."
"...decisive factor in the
life of an individual and of nations alike." --Theodore Roosevelt
"War is an ugly thing, but not..."
"...the ugliest of things; the decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse. A man who has nothing for which he is willing to fight; nothing he cares about more than his own personal safety; is a miserable creature who has no chance of being free, unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself." -- John Stuart Mill
"The problem with socialism...
" that eventually you run out of other people's money." -- Margaret Thatcher