Ranks Quotes


The possible ranks higher than the actual.

Before a group can enter the open society it must first close ranks.

He will win whose army is animated by the same spirit throughout all its ranks.

You must not fear death my lads; defy him and you drive him into the enemy's ranks.

The poet ranks far below the painter in the representation of visible things and far below the musician in that of invisible things.

Money is a strange thing. It ranks with love as our greatest source of joy and with death as our greatest source of anxiety.

The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.

The country that consistently ranks among the highest in educational achievement is Finland. A rich country but education is free. Germany education is free. France education is free.

I don't look to find an educated person in the ranks of university graduates necessarily. Some of the most educated people I know have never been near a university.

The young patriots now returning from war in Iraq and Afghanistan and other deployments worldwide are joining the ranks of veterans to whom America owes an immense debt of gratitude.

For the first time ever I was taking the family on the road. We stayed with my in-laws which on life's list of experiences ranks right below sitting in a tub full of scissors.

When once a certain class of people has been placed by the temporal and spiritual authorities outside the ranks of those whose life has value then nothing comes more naturally to men than murder.

Do not try to push your way through to the front ranks of your profession; do not run after distinctions and rewards; but do your utmost to find an entry into the world of beauty.

Deep thinking in the ranks leads only to drinking.

He whose ranks are united in purpose will be victorious.

Satisfying curiosity ranks No. 2 in my book behind conquering a fear.

Akiko Tsuruga ranks as one of the top organists around today.

Elections are about choosing sides but inaugurations are about closing ranks.

Those whose upper and lower ranks have the same desire are victorious.

Israel ranks her priorities in the following way: security land and water.

money is not everything but it ranks right up there with oxygen

They say when trouble comes close ranks and so the white people did.

When I rise it will be with the ranks and not from the ranks.

Love like Death Levels all ranks and lays the shepherd's crook Beside the scepter

The helmed Cherubim And sworded Seraphim Are seen in glittering ranks with wings display'd.

Save me from the ranks of the freaks who suspect they can never love anyone.

You can't be admitted to the ranks of writers of importance unless you have sales.

Life in all ranks and situations is an outward occupation an actual and active work.

The U.S. routinely ranks lower than other countries in health outcomes such as infant mortality.

Growing other leaders from the ranks isn't just the duty of the leader it's an obligation.

One who scorns the power of intuition will never rise above the ranks of journeyman calculator.

Millions of people are falling out of the middle class into the ranks of the poor.

The more tightly packed the group the greater the need for strict social ranks and orders.

Ninety percent of our managers started in the hourly ranks or started in the lower ranks.

I see ranks ready for battle stretching out. Five six horses across ranks in formation. Endlessly.

The worst evil of all is to leave the ranks of the living before one dies.

Homosexuals cannot reproduce-so they must recruit ... and to freshen their ranks they must recruit the youth of America.

Walt Shaub is a dedicated public servant has come up through the ranks under both Democrats and Republicans.

A comfortable house is a great source of happiness. It ranks immediately after health and a good conscience.

The soul and substance of what customarily ranks as patriotism is moral cowardice -- and always has been.

There is room in our ranks for the old and decrepit as well as the young and vigorous.

L.A. still ranks as one of my guilty pleasures along with butter-pecan ice cream and Coldplay albums.

The lion who breaks the enemy's ranks is a minor hero compared to the lion who overcomes himself.

Lack of rule of law is the main reason Pakistan could not join the ranks of progressive nations.

I have a cat the pet that ranks just above a throw pillow in terms of required responsibility.

History will tell where I stand in the ranks of Bond villains I have no control over that

Young Evangelicals especially are breaking ranks with older Evangelicals (over 40) and are more and more leaning towards voting Democratic.

Fatherhood is not an easy assignment but it ranks among the most imperative ever given in time or eternity.

Only the refined and delicate pleasures that spring from research and education can build up barriers between different ranks.

The deceitful misquoting of scientists to suit an anti-scientific agenda ranks among the many unchristian habits of fundamentalist authors.

The consensus is that climate change ranks along with nuclear warfare as the top two risks facing human civilization.

Gaily! gaily! close our ranks! Arm! Advance! Hope of France! Gaily! gaily! closed our ranks! Onward! Onward! Gauls and Franks!

An occupation that has no basis in sex-determined gifts can now recruit its ranks from twice as many potential artists.

The ill-informed masses included her own family among their ranks a family that specialized in being both inconvenient and asinine.

Real music is always revolutionary for it cements the ranks of the people; it arouses them and leads them onward.

I have heard of 'the dead lying in heaps' but never saw it till this battle. Whole ranks fell together.

In any assembly the simplest way to stop transacting business and split the ranks is to appeal to a principle.

PepsiCo did not have a woman in the senior ranks nor a foreign-born person who was willing to think differently

By the time you rise through the ranks the culture of homogenization has bred the spirit and imagination out of you.

Jesus picked up twelve men from the bottom ranks of business and forged them into an organisation that conquered the world.

Fear is the major cargo that American writers must stow away when the writing life calls them into carefully chosen ranks.

There are good photographers who might elevate themselves to the ranks of the great simply by burning most of their work.

A novelist who ranks with Proust Kafka Musil and his friend James Joyce as one of the enduring pillars of Modernism.

Did Romeo and Juliet have a ... "relationship"? The term "relationship" ... betokens a chaste egalitarianism leveling different ranks and degrees of attachment.

Liberals see racism where it doesn't exist fabricate it when they can't find it and ignore it within their own ranks.

The lust to meet authors ranks low I think on the roll of holy appetites; but it is an authentic pang.

More than once Jesus deliberately addressed certain issues that quickly diminished the number of onlookers. It was commitment that thinned the ranks.

Oakland has now increased its payroll to the point that it now ranks third in the Bay Area among all McDonald's franchises.

From the Chinese perspective Korea ranks about third or fourth in terms of trading volume and about third in terms of investment.

With so much protection wouldn't one be able to wander among the undead ranks taunting them at will with no danger of repercussion?

It is called the First Amendment. ...Simple words marching in seried ranks. Compact concise. To the point. Clear and pure. It's freedom's music.

The Teutons have been singing the swan song ever since they entered the ranks of history. They have always confounded truth with death.

A person who doubts himself is like a man who would enlist in the ranks of his enemies and bear arms against himself.

I've always watched actors on the red carpet getting drunk and making idiots of themselves and now I'm happy to join their ranks

All service ranks the same with God - With God whose puppets best and worst Are we: there is no last nor first.

If you go back 150 years you are a reactionary; but if you go back 1000 years you are in the foremost ranks of progress.

If you want to join the ranks of the people who changed the game change yourself and the people around you as well.

What humanity owes to personalities like Buddha Moses and Jesus ranks for me higher than all the achievements of the enquiring and constructive mind.

Every country is renewed out of the unknown ranks and not out of the ranks of those already famous and powerful and in control.

However much we do to avoid them we shall never lack crosses in this life if we are in the ranks of the Crucified.

In merest prudence men should teach . . . That science ranks as monstrous things Two pairs of upper limbs; so wings-- E'en Angel's wings!--are fictions.

Geology in the magnitude and sublimity of the objects of which it treats undoubtedly ranks in the scale of the sciences next to astronomy.

Any government of whatever composition needs to mobilise opinion way beyond its own ranks in order to do the difficult things that it does.

Let men of all ranks whether they are successful or unsuccessful whether they triumph or not; let them do their duty and rest satisfied.

Men rise through the ranks because of potential but women have to prove themselves - while trying to have children and having no family leave.

The ranks of society are once again filled with Ambitious Mamas whose only aim is to see their Darling Daughters married off to Determined Bachelors

In all ranks of life the human heart yearns for the beautiful; and the beautiful things that God makes are his gift to all alike.

Cedar and pine and fir and branching palm A sylvan scene and as the ranks ascend Shade above shade a woody theatre Of stateliest view.

Strength of character and inner fortitude however are decisive factors. The confidence of the man in the ranks rests upon a man's strength of character.

Though there is growing division among the Ukrainian military ranks as to loyalty in this revolution the possibility of violence looms over the entire situation.

The dramatic modernization of the Asian economies ranks alongside the Renaissance and the Industrial Revolution as one of the most important developments in economic history.

Let every man remind their descendants that they also are soldiers who must not desert the ranks of their ancestors or from cowardice fall behind.

Myspace alone has just over 80 million users and ranks as the sixth most popular English language website and the eighth most popular site in the world.

The U.S. ranks 25th in math and 21st in science. We are woefully behind. The only way to change this situation is through public-private partnerships.

The Philippines ranks among top off-shoring hubs in the world because of cost competitiveness and more importantly our highly trainable English proficient IT-enabled management and manpower.

You're always looking to have a unique experience as an actor and definitely being punched by a puppet ranks as a singular experience in my career.

Above the titles of wife and mother which although dear are transitory and accidental there is the title human being which precedes and out-ranks every other.

To begin to think with purpose is to enter the ranks of those strong ones who only recognize failure as one of the pathways to attainment.

When I started on Wall Street there was pretty good diversity in those junior ranks. And you know what? It hasn't made it to the top.

If I found in my own ranks that a certain number of guys wanted to cut my throat I'd make sure that I cut their throats first.

History is littered with people who came up with great ideas and saw others profit from them. You need to make sure you don't join their ranks.

You can't strengthen the ranks of your middle class you can't strengthen and grow the ranks of your businesses and family-owned businesses unless you are fiscally responsible.

The United States ranks 14th in the world in education. Even if we subtract Sarah Palin's test scores it only bumps us to third. Damn you Finland!

When I was coming up through the ranks not that many people carried a lot money of money on them. This was before checks and credit cards.

I think television is a medium which has the potential to do great things but has been traduced by these... terrible people who rise through the ranks.

Among the reasons marriages fail sex ranks no higher than fourth behind money having only one bathroom and an inability to communicate reasons one two and three.

Socially a journalist ranks somewhere between the madam of a whorehouse and a bartender. but spiritually he ranks with Galileo for he knows the world is round.

Before any great things are accomplished a memorable change must be made in the system of education...to raise the lower ranks of society nearer to the higher.

Do not forget that a traitor within our ranks known to us can do more harm to the enemy than a loyal man can do good to us.

I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece. I challenge you to join the ranks of those people who live what they teach who walk their talk.

Ah! when in the immortal ranks enlisted I sometimes wonder if we shall not find That not by deeds but by what we've resisted Our places are assigned.

It must always be remembered however that it is the luxuries and not the necessary expense of the inferior ranks of people that ought ever to be taxed.

A lot of directors in television have come up through the technical ranks. They have all the technical skills in the world. They're not all that familiar with actors.

To succeed we have to be the party of change we have to root out corruption in our own ranks and we have to be the party of solutions.

Our U.S. audience is composed of globally-minded Americans an elite category the ones who do have passports the decision-makers senior ranks in the administration senators on Capitol Hill.

They taught me that no man could be their leader except he ate the ranks' food wore their clothes lived level with them and yet appeared better in himself.

If we could just figure out how to have more fun at it maybe more of us would join the ranks of those who seek after justice and mercy.

I'm a four star general in this thing and you don't rise to the ranks of a four star general by hanging about the house being the perfect dad.

My sense is if the Episcopal Church can't stand challenge within its own ranks then it is not a church I would want to be a member of anyway.

It used to be you rose up through the ranks and by the time you got a job as a boss you had done the work of everybody beneath you....

The college idealists who fill the ranks of the environmental movement seem willing to do absolutely anything to save the biosphere except take science courses and learn something about it.

In Europe the various ranks of society are like the strata of the earth fixed and fossilized. There can be no great change without a terrible upheaval a social earthquake.

The white spruce forest along the banks is most inspiring magnificent here. Down the terraced slopes and right to the water's edge on the alluvial soil it stands in ranks.

Why? Because free prenatal testing ends up in more abortions and therefore less care that has to be done because we cull the ranks of the disabled in our society.

I think that at the end of the day those voters [Barack Obama voters] are going to join ranks and it is going to help propel Hillary Clinton to victory.

As a musician I know that it'll take time for me to get to the ranks of an established artiste. Nevertheless I'm very happy that people are appreciating my music.

I want to start by saying something nice about President Bush. Of all the presidents we've had with the last name of Bush his economic plan ranks in the top two.

In the age of revolution you have to be able to imagine revolutionary alternatives to the status quo. If you can't you'll be relegated to the swollen ranks of keyboard-pounding automatons.

No matter whether a person belongs to the upper ranks or the lower if he has not put his life on the line at least once he has cause for shame.

A man ranks lowest on the credibility index; if he refrains to appreciate the creative instinct of his acquaintances jealously but likes the similar nature works of others especially famous persons.

There is no lack of bravery in the ranks of our armed forces but bureaucratic cowardice rules in our intelligence establishment (as well as at the higher levels of military command).

At Sir-Tech I went through the ranks almost like an apprenticeship. I was very fortunate. The industry was smaller then and I was able to work alongside some amazing game designers.

You have to run the football and stop the run no matter what level you play at whether it's high school college or professional ranks. I'm a firm believer in that.

From inside fortifications the gun has no equal among weapons. It is the supreme weapon on the field before the ranks clash but once swords are crossed the gun becomes useless.

What motivates most gold purchasers is their belief that the ranks of the fearful will grow ... As 'bandwagon' investors join any party they create their own truth - for a while.

If you're going to condemn a people based on the actions of the worst of its ranks; take a good look at the worst of your people first and judge yourself.

Nearly all inmates are drawn from the ranks of the powerless and the poor. A child of privilege frequently receives the benefit of the doubt; a child of poverty seldom does.

People at the top are closing ranks so tightly that all possibility of subjective deviation has gone and difference can be sought only in the more distinguished cut of an evening dress.

Don't say it's impossible! Turn your command over to the next officer. If he can't do it I'll find someone who can even if I have to take him from the ranks!

The Commander in Chief directs that Divine service be performed every Sunday at 11 o'clock...It is expected that officers of all ranks will by their attendance set an example to their men.

The strongest predictor of unhappiness is anyone who has had a mental illness in the last 10 years. It is an even stronger predictor of unhappiness than poverty - which also ranks highly.

We might all place ourselves in one of two ranks the women who do something and the women who do nothing; the first being of course the only creditable place to occupy.

The tech industry - and more specifically Silicon Valley - continues to stumble forward in earnest about how few women are represented in its top ranks of management and on its boards.

Greatness consists not in the holding of some future office but really consists in doing great deeds with little means and the accomplishment of vast purposes from the private ranks of life.

The young man pities his elders fearing the day he too will join their ranks. The elderly man pities the younger generation well-knowing the trials and tribulations that lie ahead of them.

We need to get rid of the growing army of temporary workers now filling the ranks of academy. This is scandalous; it weakens both the power of the faculty and exploits these workers.

There's no reason the nation of Africa cannot and should not join the ranks of the world's most prosperous nations in the near term in the decades ahead. There is simply no reason.

Of the three sorts of knowledge proper to a child the knowledge of God of man and of the universe --the knowledge of God ranks first in importance is indispensable and most happy-making.

The greatness of our Army has always been the ability of our soldiers who serve in the ranks to rise to the challenge against the odds in the face of danger and win.

I've never regretted I was born too soon. I'm proud to be a child of the twentieth century. I'm satisfied to join its ranks on our side and fight for a new world...

For me New York still ranks as the most beautiful and the most interesting city in the world. It is also the most varied in terms of the things it has to offer.

With a measly 18 percent of our Congress composed of women the U.S. ranks just 77th in the world in terms of women in elected office surpassed by such countries as Ezbekistan and Moldova.

I loved being pregnant. I felt unapologetically curvy sexy and intensely feminine. After giving birth I joined the ranks of millions of new mothers when I moaned 'Why do I still look pregnant?'

Language is one of the greatest gifts man has devised for himself. It ranks alongside the discovery of fire and the wheel as a major influence in making modern man what he is today.

If ever the call comes to them the young will go straight from the ranks of the neutralists into the ranks of he Majesty's Forces as they have so often done in the past.

Golf took young kids like Byron Nelson Ben Hogan and myself out of the caddie ranks and gave us money and a little bit of fame and let us live in the tall cotton.

Our leisure is the time the Devil seizes upon to make us work for him; and the only way we can avoid conscription into his ranks is to keep all our leisure moments profitably employed.

I got a golden handshake that nearly broke my arm I left the ranks of shuffling graveyard people I got rust upon my hands from the padlocked factory gates Silent chimneys provide the silent steeples