Pearl Harbor Attack Famous Quotes & Sayings

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29 Pearl Harbor Attack Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Pearl Harbor Attack Sayings By Michael Chabon: ONE OF THE STURDIEST PRECEPTS of the study of human delusion is that every golden ONE OF THE STURDIEST PRECEPTS of the study of human delusion is that every golden age is either past or in the offing. The months preceding the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor offer a rare exception to this axiom. During 1941, in the wake of that outburst of gaudy hopefulness, the World's Fair, a sizable portion of the citizens of New York City had the odd experience of feeling for the time in which they were living, at the very moment they were living in it, that strange blend of optimism and nostalgia which is the usual hallmark of the aetataureate delusion. — Michael Chabon
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Pearl Harbor Attack Sayings By John Leo: [D]rawing up 'secret war plans' for a possible attack on Iraq wasn't irrational. The low-level [D]rawing up 'secret war plans' for a possible attack on Iraq wasn't irrational. The low-level war against Saddam was 12 years old, with no end in sight. American and British pilots were getting shot at, sanctions weren't working, and Bush was getting warnings that Saddam had all those terrible weapons and would use them against America. Bush would have been a fool not to draw up plans. Gee, wait till the critics find out that FDR, without ever informing the media, was plotting to fight Japan and Germany before Pearl Harbor. — John Leo
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Pearl Harbor Attack Sayings By Bryan Cranston: The imagination is part of the arsenal that actors draw from. The imagination is part of the arsenal that actors draw from. — Bryan Cranston
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Pearl Harbor Attack Sayings By Aristotle.: The most perfect political community is one in which the middle class is in control, The most perfect political community is one in which the middle class is in control, and outnumbers both of the other classes. — Aristotle.
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Pearl Harbor Attack Sayings By Gore Vidal: President Roosevelt provoked the Japanese to attack us at Pearl Harbor. President Roosevelt provoked the Japanese to attack us at Pearl Harbor. — Gore Vidal
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Pearl Harbor Attack Sayings By Fred Thompson: We, as a nation, cannot wait for the Pearl Harbor of the information age. We We, as a nation, cannot wait for the Pearl Harbor of the information age. We must increase our vigilance to tackle this problem before we are hit with a surprise attack. — Fred Thompson
Pearl Harbor Attack Sayings By Tucker Elliot: He [Ted Williams] was only a 23-year-old kid when he batted .406 in 1941, but He [Ted Williams] was only a 23-year-old kid when he batted .406 in 1941, but then the season ended and our country came under attack at Pearl Harbor - and by 1943 he was a Marine fighter pilot serving overseas who cheated death on several documented occasions. He came back in 1946, and he won his first career MVP after hitting 38 home runs. — Tucker Elliot
Pearl Harbor Attack Sayings By Chuichi Nagumo: The success of our surprise attack on Pearl Harbor will prove to be the Waterloo The success of our surprise attack on Pearl Harbor will prove to be the Waterloo of the war to follow. For this reason the Imperial Navy is massing the cream of its strength in ships and planes to assure success. — Chuichi Nagumo
Pearl Harbor Attack Sayings By Nicholson Baker: Of course, individuals are responsible for individual actions - the pilots who flew over Pearl Of course, individuals are responsible for individual actions - the pilots who flew over Pearl Harbor and dropped bombs on those ships did a terrible thing as part of an attack on a military base. — Nicholson Baker
Pearl Harbor Attack Sayings By Noam Chomsky: Significant anniversaries are solemnly commemorated - Japan's attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Significant anniversaries are solemnly commemorated - Japan's attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor, for example. — Noam Chomsky
Pearl Harbor Attack Sayings By Karen Wardamasky Bobrow: Japan surprised almost everyone but Marty with their attack on Pearl Harbor, Japan surprised almost everyone but Marty with their attack on Pearl Harbor, — Karen Wardamasky Bobrow
Pearl Harbor Attack Sayings By George Friedman: President Obama dropped the term 'war on terror', and rightly so. Terrorism is not an President Obama dropped the term 'war on terror', and rightly so. Terrorism is not an enemy but a type of warfare that may or may not be adopted by an enemy. Imagine if, after Pearl Harbor, an attack that relied on aircraft carriers, President Roosevelt had declared a global war on naval aviation. By focusing on terrorism instead of al Qaeda or radical Islam, Bush elevated a specific kind of assault to a position that shaped American global strategy, which left the United States strategically off-balance.
Obama may have clarified the nomenclature, but he left in place a significant portion of the imbalance, which is an obsession with the threat of terrorist attacks. As we consider presidential options in the coming decade, it appears imperative that we clear up just how much of a threat terrorism actually presents and what that threat means for U.S. policy. — George Friedman
Pearl Harbor Attack Sayings By Rumi: Before death takes away what you are given, give away what there is to give. Before death takes away what you are given, give away what there is to give. — Rumi
Pearl Harbor Attack Sayings By Billy Graham: We are to pray in times of adversity, lest we become faithless and unbelieving. We We are to pray in times of adversity, lest we become faithless and unbelieving. We are to pray in times of prosperity, lest we become boastful and proud. We are to pray in times of danger, lest we become fearful and doubting. We need to pray in times of security, lest we become self-sufficient. — Billy Graham
Pearl Harbor Attack Sayings By Steve Forbes: Today, the US spends less on defense as a percentage of our economy than we Today, the US spends less on defense as a percentage of our economy than we did at any time since he Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. For the world's only superpower, that is an invitation to very serious trouble. — Steve Forbes
Pearl Harbor Attack Sayings By Art Buchwald: While my friends were discussing Pearl Harbor as the country's problem, I took it personally. While my friends were discussing Pearl Harbor as the country's problem, I took it personally. It dawned on me that the Japanese attack could be my ticket out of high school. — Art Buchwald
Pearl Harbor Attack Sayings By Leon Panetta: The potential for the next Pearl Harbor could very well be a cyber-attack, The potential for the next Pearl Harbor could very well be a cyber-attack, — Leon Panetta
Pearl Harbor Attack Sayings By Roger Ebert: Pearl Harbor is a two-hour movie squeezed into three hours, about how on December 7, Pearl Harbor is a two-hour movie squeezed into three hours, about how on December 7, 1941, the Japanese staged a surprise attack on an American love triangle. Its centerpiece is 40 minutes of redundant special effects, surrounded by a love story of stunning banality. The film has been directed without grace, vision, or originality, and although you may walk out quoting lines of dialog, it will not be because you admire them. — Roger Ebert
Pearl Harbor Attack Sayings By GZA: I throw raps that attack like the Japs on Pearl Harbor.MC's be out like bank I throw raps that attack like the Japs on Pearl Harbor.
MC's be out like bank robbers,
Fleeing the scene, to be a sole survivor;
DJ ... the getaway driver. — GZA
Pearl Harbor Attack Sayings By Zbigniew Brzezinski: The attitude of the American public toward the external projection of American power has been The attitude of the American public toward the external projection of American power has been much more ambivalent. The public supported America's engagement in World War II largely because of the shock effect of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. — Zbigniew Brzezinski
Pearl Harbor Attack Sayings By J.D. Vance: The more harried a customer, the more they purchased precooked or frozen food, the more The more harried a customer, the more they purchased precooked or frozen food, the more likely they were to be poor. And I knew they were poor because of the clothes they wore or because they purchased their food with food stamps. — J.D. Vance
Pearl Harbor Attack Sayings By Jerry Costello: The attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 completely crippled our Pacific Fleet. The attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 completely crippled our Pacific Fleet. — Jerry Costello
Pearl Harbor Attack Sayings By Frank Gaffney: History demonstrates that previous military drawdowns invited aggression by our enemies. After World War I, History demonstrates that previous military drawdowns invited aggression by our enemies. After World War I, America drew down forces until the U.S. Army had fewer than 100,000 men in uniform. That weakness invited Nazi aggression in Europe and the imperial Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor. — Frank Gaffney
Pearl Harbor Attack Sayings By Anonymous: Michaela began loudly putting her stuff away - in the way the women do when Michaela began loudly putting her stuff away - in the way the women do when they want you to say, "Oh, don't put your stuff away." I wasn't going to fall for that one; they teach you that on your first day of womanizing school. — Anonymous
Pearl Harbor Attack Sayings By Diane Watson: The parallels between 9/11 and Pearl Harbor are striking. In each instance there were warning The parallels between 9/11 and Pearl Harbor are striking. In each instance there were warning signs before the attack, and in each instance our government failed to connect the dots. — Diane Watson
Pearl Harbor Attack Sayings By William Safire: Today, war of necessity is used by critics of military action to describe unavoidable response Today, war of necessity is used by critics of military action to describe unavoidable response to an attack like that on Pearl Harbor that led to our prompt, official declaration of war, while they characterize as unwise wars of choice the wars in Korea, Vietnam and the current war in Iraq. — William Safire
Pearl Harbor Attack Sayings By Hideki Tojo: When reflecting upon it today, that the Pearl Harbor attack should have succeeded in achieving When reflecting upon it today, that the Pearl Harbor attack should have succeeded in achieving surprise seems a blessing from Heaven. It was clear that a great American fleet had been concentrated in Pearl Harbor, and we supposed that the state of alert would be very high. — Hideki Tojo
Pearl Harbor Attack Sayings By Franklin D. Roosevelt: We can see now that we Americans were caught unprepared, because we were ordinary human We can see now that we Americans were caught unprepared, because we were ordinary human beings, following the best advice we had at the time. No one would have guessed in 1941 that we would be attacked in such an unsportsmanlike manner as we were. No one could have visualized Pearl Harbor, either out there or in Washington. But if we had known then what we know now, we would have expected an attack in 1941. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Pearl Harbor Attack Sayings By Thomas A Kempis: Now is the time to be doing, now is the time to be stirring, now Now is the time to be doing, now is the time to be stirring, now is the time to amend myself. — Thomas A Kempis