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The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis.

Tags: Hell, Politics  ✍ Author: Muhammad Ali

I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts.

Tags: Great, Truth  ✍ Author: Abraham Lincoln

When written in Chinese, the word 'crisis' is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.

Tags: Wisdom, Word  ✍ Author: John F. Kennedy

The School Energy Crisis Relief Act authorizes the Secretary of Energy to issue energy assistance grants to help the poorest school districts across the Nation offset these unexpected and challenging costs.

Tags: Help, School  ✍ Author: Joe Baca

It was clear soon after his election that Obama, like FDR, wanted to start dealing with the economic crisis immediately after his inauguration.

Tags: After, Wanted  ✍ Author: Russell Baker

There was, of course, a global financial crisis. But our Labour predecessors left Britain exceptionally vulnerable and damaged: more personal debt than any other major economy; a dangerously inflated property bubble; and a bloated banking sector behaving as masters, not the servants of the people.

Tags: Debt, Personal  ✍ Author: Vince Cable

Don't accept that you are in crisis just because everyone says you are.

Tags: Accept, Everyone  ✍ Author: Alastair Campbell

In reality drilling is the slowest, dirtiest, and most expensive way to solve our energy crisis.

Tags: Energy, Reality  ✍ Author: Lois Capps

Now is not the time to give greater protections to pharmaceutical companies that put unsafe drugs like Vioxx on the market. Such protections have nothing to do with the liability insurance crisis facing doctors and should be stripped from this bill.

Tags: Give, Time  ✍ Author: Dennis Cardoza

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.

Tags: Life, Living  ✍ Author: Anton Chekhov

I ran for Congress not because I was having a mid-life crisis. I left the private sector because I saw a looming financial crisis that was coming to this country. It's unsustainable.

Tags: Congress, Country  ✍ Author: Steve Daines

First National Bank laid off 1,000 people; where do they go? There are no jobs for them. So we are having serious economic problems in this country. We are in a real economic crisis.

Tags: Country, Real  ✍ Author: Richard M. Daley

You can't relate to a superhero, to a superman, but you can identify with a real man who in times of crisis draws forth some extraordinary quality from within himself and triumphs but only after a struggle.

Tags: Real, Struggle  ✍ Author: Timothy Dalton

You know, let a few years go by until I hit my midlife crisis. Then that can be documented on film.

Tags: Few, Until  ✍ Author: Claire Danes

Our theology is still in a time of crisis, and I think this will last for some years more.

Tags: Last, Time  ✍ Author: Mychael Danna

One side-effect of the so-called war on terror has been a crisis of liberalism. This is not only a question of alarmingly illiberal legislation, but a more general problem of how the liberal state deals with its anti-liberal enemies.

Tags: Problem, War  ✍ Author: Terry Eagleton

Poetry is a natural energy resource of our country.It has no energy crisis, possessing a potential that will last as long as the country. Its power is equal to that of any country in the world.

Tags: Poetry, Power  ✍ Author: Richard Eberhart

The film is about Joe discovering who his mother and father are and his relationship with them, and the identity crisis he goes through once he finds out who his parents are.

Tags: Father, Mother  ✍ Author: Christopher Eccleston

Finally, I am encouraged to note that the Security Council issued a statement today expressing its concern about the massive humanitarian crisis in Darfur and calling on all parties to the conflict to protect civilians and reach a ceasefire.

Tags: Security, Today  ✍ Author: Jan Egeland

The 1992 crisis proved that the existing system was unstable. Not moving forward to the euro would have set up Europe for even more disruptive crises.

Tags: Forward, Moving  ✍ Author: Robert. L. Ehrlich

This crisis of long-term unemployment is having a profoundly damaging impact on the lives of those bearing the brunt of it. We know this thanks to a series of careful studies of the problem conducted in the depths of the 1930s Great Depression.

Tags: Depression, Great  ✍ Author: Robert. L. Ehrlich

My father and grandfather were businessmen. The family business was Adelphi Paints in New Jersey. When the first energy crisis came in the early 1970s, the business suffered.

Tags: Business, Family  ✍ Author: David Einhorn

I totally relate to Tom Cruise. He's not crazy, it's just the litany of the mid-life crisis.

Tags: Crazy, Cruise  ✍ Author: Bret Easton Ellis

What I object to the current government intervention in so-called 'solving the crisis', they haven't solved anything. They've just postponed it.

Tags: Government, Object  ✍ Author: Marc Faber

If we have an economic crisis in the Western world it's because the government makes up 50 percent or more of the economy. This is a cancer that is taking away people's freedom.

Tags: Freedom, Government  ✍ Author: Marc Faber
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While Social Security faces some long-term challenges, the system is not in crisis.

Tags: Social, While  ✍ Author: Chaka Fattah

The Egyptian tomb was the outcome of the Mesopotamian influence and followed from the religious crisis the country had undergone.

Tags: Country, Religious  ✍ Author: Stephen Gardiner

Nobody but radicals have ever accomplished anything in a great crisis.

Tags: Great, Nobody  ✍ Author: James A. Garfield

Faced with crisis, the man of character falls back on himself. He imposes his own stamp of action, takes responsibility for it, makes it his own.

Tags: Character, Makes  ✍ Author: Charles de Gaulle

Health care confronts us with a difficult test. We have never corrected failure in something so deeply embedded in people's lives and in the economy without the pressure of an outright crisis.

Tags: Failure, Health  ✍ Author: Atul Gawande

Then came the hostage crisis during which Carter did nothing to rattle the ayatollahs who hung tough until Ronald Reagan was inaugurated, when they suddenly backed down.

Tags: Tough, Until  ✍ Author: Alexander Haig

Large organizations don't worship shareholders or customers, they worship the past. If it were otherwise, it wouldn't take a crisis to set a company on a new path.

Tags: Past, Path  ✍ Author: Ayumi Hamasaki

We are in a situation with the huge stimulus package that's going to be spent all across this nation and a big financial crisis and banking crisis. And what we need is good, trained journalists who can play the role of watchdog.

Tags: Big, Good  ✍ Author: Walter Isaacson

Too often, a problem is allowed to fester until it reaches a crisis point... and the American people are left asking the question: what went wrong and why?

Tags: Problem, Why  ✍ Author: Darrell Issa

Look at what President Kennedy managed to achieve during the Cuban missile crisis. If Bush had been president in 1962, do you think he would have avoided a nuclear war?

Tags: President, War  ✍ Author: Bianca Jagger

All the conservation efforts in the world won't be enough to make a dent in the oncoming sustainability crisis our planet faces.

Tags: Enough, Won  ✍ Author: Naveen Jain

The widespread diffusion of nuclear weapons would make many nations able, and in some cases also create the pressure, to aggravate an on-going crisis, or even touch off a war between two other powers for purposes of their own.

Tags: Between, War  ✍ Author: Herman Kahn

When is a crisis reached? When questions arise that can't be answered.

Tags: Arise, Questions  ✍ Author: Ryszard Kapuscinski

But the most important thing about that story, which is not often told, is that as a result after the Cuban missile crisis, immediate steps were taken to correct our inability to collect on the movement of nuclear material out of the Soviet Union to other places.

Tags: After, Often  ✍ Author: Alan Kay

The mid-life crisis is just those times when you're not so into the things you were when you were younger.

Tags: Times, Younger  ✍ Author: Jay Kay

They have stolen the public lands. They have grasped all to themselves, and by their unprincipled greed brought a crisis of unparalleled distress on forty millions of people, who have natural resources to feed, clothe and shelter the whole human race.

Tags: Greed, Human  ✍ Author: Roy Keane

There cannot be a crisis next week. My schedule is already full.

Tags: Cannot, Funny  ✍ Author: Henry A. Kissinger

Fortunately there is more wealth in the world than there was at the time of the global economic crisis of 1929 - Chinese, Indian, Arab and Russian.

Tags: Time, Wealth  ✍ Author: Karl Lagerfeld

It's true across the U.K. that those who had least to do with causing the economic crisis are carrying the heaviest burden. That's unacceptable.

Tags: Economic, True  ✍ Author: Johann Lamont

Progressive rhetoric has the effect of concealing social crisis and moral breakdown by presenting them as the birth pangs of a new order.

Tags: Moral, Social  ✍ Author: Christopher Lasch

I find it inconceivable that we're meeting for five and a half days, and there isn't one moment on the agenda to deal with the greatest crisis we've ever had in the church since 1789.

Tags: Greatest, Moment  ✍ Author: Roger Mahony

Well what would happen is that if Greece defaulted and couldn't pay its debts, all the Greek bonds that are held in other banking systems across Western Europe would suddenly have no value. You could as a knock-on effect create a banking crisis in Western Europe.

Tags: Happen, Value  ✍ Author: John Major

I really feel sorry for new generation. It's hard to find backbone. I never had crisis of identity. But I think many Americans have it.

Tags: Hard, Sorry  ✍ Author: Natalia Makarova

Raising the traditional and early retirement ages will mean extending workers' taxable earning years, fueling economic growth and putting a dent in our unfunded-liabilities crisis by delaying payouts.

Tags: Growth, Mean  ✍ Author: Michelle Malkin

I think Islam is in a sense, in crisis. It needs to question and re-question itself.

Tags: Islam, Sense  ✍ Author: Ralph Nader

Argentine political life is like the life of an ant community or an African forest tribe: full of events, full of crisis and deaths, but life is always cyclical, and the year ends as it begins.

Tags: Life, Political  ✍ Author: V. S. Naipaul

This unprecedented crisis, which is without doubt the worst since the second world war, is not over.

Tags: Doubt, War  ✍ Author: Giorgio Napolitano

President Bush is manufacturing a crisis by suggesting that Social Security is in imminent danger. It is not.

Tags: President, Social  ✍ Author: Richard Neal

A leader or a man of action in a crisis almost always acts subconsciously and then thinks of the reasons for his action.

Tags: Action, Leader  ✍ Author: Jawaharlal Nehru

Every little thing counts in a crisis.

Tags: Counts  ✍ Author: Jawaharlal Nehru

If you're setting a game during the Cuban Missile Crisis, look through a library. find out what people were wearing, what other issues were in the news, how houses were furnished, what cars were being driven. Especially include things which now seem foreign.

Tags: Game, Library  ✍ Author: Gaylord Nelson

Strong families serve society by bringing forth healthy children and maturing young adults, by being a rich source of a compassion for sick members, of support for others in time of crisis and of care for the elderly and the dying.

Tags: Society, Time  ✍ Author: Vincent Nichols

Life isn't meant to be easy. It's hard to take being on the top - or on the bottom. I guess I'm something of a fatalist. You have to have a sense of history, I think, to survive some of these things... Life is one crisis after another.

Tags: History, Life  ✍ Author: Richard M. Nixon

Britain is a textbook case of how growing inequality leads to economic crisis. The years before the crash were marked by a sharp rise in remortgaging and the growth of 0 percent balance transfer credit cards. By 2008 the UK had the highest ratio of household debt to GDP of any major economy.

Tags: Balance, Growth  ✍ Author: Frances O\'Grady

If Carter had been there when the AIDS crisis came up, it would have been a whole different story. It could have been treated like a legitimate disease.

Tags: Story, Whole  ✍ Author: Jean O\'Leary

We all knew this. We all knew that it would take more time than any of us want to dig ourselves out of this hole created by this economic crisis.

Tags: Ourselves, Time  ✍ Author: Barack Obama

In prehistoric times, mankind often had only two choices in crisis situations: fight or flee. In modern times, humor offers us a third alternative; fight, flee - or laugh.

Tags: Fight, Humor  ✍ Author: Robert Orben

The financial crisis in our country is not a passing storm. Given the size of the problems, our national effort will not be completed in 2012. It will take many years and will require the efforts and insistence of several governments.

Tags: Country, Storm  ✍ Author: Lucas Papademos

A very difficult year is ahead of us. We must continue our efforts with decisiveness, to stay in the euro, to make sure we do not waste the sacrifices and do not turn the crisis into an uncontrolled and disastrous bankruptcy.

Tags: Difficult, Year  ✍ Author: Lucas Papademos

I am confident that we can overcome this crisis, provided that we remain united in our effort to address our debt and competitiveness problems. And I think that the Greek people are united; it's important also that the political forces are united in line with the will of the Greek people.

Tags: Political, Problems  ✍ Author: Lucas Papademos

The fact that we're going through a crisis is an opportunity for Europe to be more coordinated and more integrated. We're actually talking about a European Monetary Fund or euro bonds, about guarantees for countries, about economic governance in the European Union. That shows the strength of Europe.

Tags: Fact, Strength  ✍ Author: George Papandreou

The unemployed in Greece can get a voucher and choose a training program somewhere in Europe to be retrained during this crisis and when this crisis is over, we make sure that that person hasn't fallen off the cliff and can come back into the labor market with new skills to find a job.

Tags: Job, Training  ✍ Author: George Papandreou

We tend to separate two crises going on in the same neighborhood, southern Europe's financial crisis and northern Africa's Arab Spring. Now that we have found new energy resources in this region, we can really develop green energy including solar and wind. Why not have a green Marshall Plan, which will bring in investments and stabilize the region.

Tags: Spring, Why  ✍ Author: George Papandreou

As long as I feel I am doing what I think is right and just for my country, for the Greek people, that is enough for me. Saving Greece from this crisis was the first thing on the agenda. We are now on a much more normalised road.

Tags: Country, Enough  ✍ Author: George Papandreou

Believe me, the next step is a currency crisis because there will be a rejection of the dollar, the rejection of the dollar is a big, big event, and then your personal liberties are going to be severely threatened.

Tags: Big, Rejection  ✍ Author: Ron Paul

Only the change on the international scene, the crisis in the gulf, and the strong, firm position of the United States against aggression between two Arab countries created realities that led to the Madrid Peace Conference.

Tags: Change, Peace  ✍ Author: Yitzhak Rabin

And they said if we help with the crisis, they would do a lot of positive acts. After we helped in those crises, they showed negative acts and the Japanese and Turks were ashamed.

Tags: Help, Positive  ✍ Author: Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani

What one decides to do in crisis depends on one's philosophy of life, and that philosophy cannot be changed by an incident. If one hasn't any philosophy in crises, others make the decision.

Tags: Decision, Life  ✍ Author: Jeanette Rankin

Essentially, you have to be aware of a crisis happening: 'Can the company go on if I get hit by a bus?' That's, I think, how you build a great company and something that can scale.

Tags: Company, Great  ✍ Author: Phylicia Rashad

Most cases, I would say, in a huge amount of cases, countries that have worked with us and have used our financial facilities have come out quick... more quickly and in a better shape from a crisis than would have come out otherwise.

Tags: Financial, Used  ✍ Author: Rodrigo Rato

We think it would be safer if the Bank of England had responsibility for solvency regulation of UK-based banks, as well as having an overall duty to keep the system solvent. Otherwise, there could be dangerous delays if a banking crisis did hit.

Tags: Dangerous, Keep  ✍ Author: John Redwood

The administration is manufacturing a crisis that does not exist in order to dismantle Social Security.

Tags: Security, Social  ✍ Author: Jack Reed

The financial crisis is a stark reminder that transparency and disclosure are essential in today's marketplace.

Tags: Financial, Today  ✍ Author: Jack Reed

I think the IMF helped to detonate the Indonesian crisis.

Tags: Helped, Imf  ✍ Author: Jeffrey Sachs

The essence of Africa's crisis is fundamentally its extreme poverty.

Tags: Africa, Poverty  ✍ Author: Jeffrey Sachs

What we know about the global financial crisis is that we don't know very much.

Tags: Financial, Global  ✍ Author: Paul Samuelson

When we talk about the healthcare crisis in America we've got to also be talking about the dental crisis and how to address it.

Tags: America, Talk  ✍ Author: Bernie Sanders

The administration in my view is once again manufacturing a crisis. There is no crisis in the Social Security system. The system is not on the verge of bankruptcy.

Tags: Again, Once  ✍ Author: Paul Sarbanes

We are confronting a situation in which the Administration, in my view, is once again manufacturing a crisis. There is no crisis in the Social Security system. The system is not on the verge of bankruptcy.

Tags: Again, Once  ✍ Author: Paul Sarbanes

By creating an urgent crisis that can only be solved by those fluent in a language too complex for ordinary people to understand, the Wall Street crowd has turned the vast majority of Americans into non-participants in their own political future.

Tags: Future, Political  ✍ Author: Matt Taibbi

It's not a stretch to say the whole financial industry revolves around the compass point of the absolutely safe AAA rating. But the financial crisis happened because AAA ratings stopped being something that had to be earned and turned into something that could be paid for.

Tags: Point, Whole  ✍ Author: Matt Taibbi

The moral angle to the foreclosure crisis - and, of course, in capitalism we're not supposed to be concerned with the moral stuff, but let's mention it anyway - shows a culture that is slowly giving in to a futuristic nightmare ideology of computerized greed and unchecked financial violence.

Tags: Giving, Greed  ✍ Author: Matt Taibbi

Becoming an entrepreneur was the furthest thing from my mind. I actually had an identity crisis when I realized I had become one.

Tags: Become, Mind  ✍ Author: Anne Taintor

I'm not panicking, and I'm not scared, I've been through the Gulf War, the Asia crisis, and the Russian crisis.

Tags: Scared, War  ✍ Author: Al-Waleed bin Talal

I don't read the papers; I stopped reading the papers. I read the papers only during periods of crisis, and I think papers are too long on a regular day and too short days when we have a crisis.

Tags: Days, Short  ✍ Author: Al-Waleed bin Talal

The mortgage crisis is a clear instance of consumers who needed protection. There was predatory lending to people who didn't know what they were doing.

Tags: Clear, Needed  ✍ Author: Al-Waleed bin Talal

Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.

Tags: Faith, Sometimes  ✍ Author: Susan L. Taylor

In Tehran, the 444 days of the Iran Hostage Crisis was the first world event in which you could literally have live events beamed into your living room. Now, every world event plays out on its own, and as a media event.

Tags: Days, Living  ✍ Author: Chris Terrio

The whole life of an American is passed like a game of chance, a revolutionary crisis, or a battle.

Tags: Game, Life  ✍ Author: Alexis de Tocqueville

Those who have a lot of money in Greece invest in housing abroad. It's all immoral. The Greek crisis is structural, but also political.

Tags: Money, Political  ✍ Author: Evangelos Venizelos

I would like to tell our American, British and Spanish friends that the Iraqi crisis is not a problem between the United States and France, but between those who want to move forward in the logic of war and the international community.

Tags: Forward, War  ✍ Author: Dominique de Villepin

In his first year in office, President Obama pulled us back from the brink of the greatest economic crisis since the Great Depression and worked to lay a new foundation for economic growth. The president identified three key strategies to build that lasting prosperity: innovation, investment, and education.

Tags: Education, Great  ✍ Author: Tom Vilsack

My country is in the grips of a major economic crisis. This is causing dramatic consequences for the very existence of Polish families. A permanent economic crisis in Poland may also have serious repercussions for Europe. Thus, Poland ought to be helped and deserves help.

Tags: Help, May  ✍ Author: Lech Walesa

Capitalism is in crisis.

Tags: Capitalism  ✍ Author: Lech Walesa

I do not believe that the Social Security system is in crisis. The Social Security Administration itself recently reported that the system is able to pay full benefits as they are defined today until at least 2042.

Tags: Able, Today  ✍ Author: James T. Walsh