Jamie Smith Famous Quotes & Sayings

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8 Jamie Smith Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Jamie Smith Sayings: I hoped to offer U.S. intelligence agencies the opportunity to even place CIA officers in I hoped to offer U.S. intelligence agencies the opportunity to even place CIA officers in NOC (non-official cover) jobs in our company working under our Libyan contract. With agency officers in place with rock-solid "cover for status" - that's the lie that explains who you are pretending to be - and "cover for action" - that's the lie that explains what you're doing while you're there - the United States would have direct access to people in the seedy, murky underside of Libya, people whose motives and alliances were now unclear. The goals were a tall order, but don't tell me the sky's the limit when there are footprints on the moon, because as my dad would say, you never hit high aiming low."

Excerpt From: Jamie Smith. "Gray Work
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Jamie Smith Sayings: There are no second-place finishers - you don't take silver, you simply lose gold. Second There are no second-place finishers - you don't take silver, you simply lose gold. Second place is nothing but the best loser - nobody lost better than the guy in second place. But on the battlefield that guy usually winds up dead.
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Jamie Smith Sayings: But when you boil it down, we are all the same on this planet and But when you boil it down, we are all the same on this planet and death is hereditary. We should treat each other better and love our neighbor. In fact, Jesus was asked what was the greatest commandment issued by God and He said to love God with everything you've got - your heart, your soul, and your mind.
Jamie Smith Sayings: Obviously, the best way to remount a chain is to buy an entirely new, fully Obviously, the best way to remount a chain is to buy an entirely new, fully assembled bike in your favorite color. This is a foolproof method, but time-consuming and expensive.
Jamie Smith Sayings: ...killing someone with a gun is a lot different than doing it up close. A ...killing someone with a gun is a lot different than doing it up close. A gun usually puts distance between you and the target, a separation to some degree. It's like the silly statement about something being easier said than done - what isn't easier to say than do? It's easier to shoot someone than stab them, just like it's easier for a pilot to drop a bomb on bad guys than shoot them - it's all relative."

Excerpt From: Jamie Smith. "Gray Work
Jamie Smith Sayings: But people misunderstand warfare and think it is an end unto itself. But on the But people misunderstand warfare and think it is an end unto itself. But on the international stage, war is nothing more than another tool of diplomacy. If your country doesn't have a credible, powerful military force capable of bringing pain, death, and destruction to an enemy, then your diplomats can't get much done, because you simply aren't powerful - there's no threat of pain they can wield. That's why the western Pacific island nation of Nauru doesn't have a seat on the UN Security Council. Not recognizing this principle is shortsighted (no disrespect intended to the fine people of Nauru).
Jamie Smith Sayings: I don't train to be in a gunfight; I'd much rather be in a shooting I don't train to be in a gunfight; I'd much rather be in a shooting - there's a difference. A gunfight means he's shooting back at me. In a shooting, I'm doing all the work.
Jamie Smith Sayings: At one end of the national spectrum is white, shining peace - that city-on-a-hill concept. At one end of the national spectrum is white, shining peace - that city-on-a-hill concept. At the other end is black, raging, savage war at the foot of that hill. The space between is the gray zone where the haze of diplomacy and combat meet and bleed into one another. That's where the CIA works.