Rank Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Rank

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Well, I'm always working on my comic strip and trying to, you know, keep cranking that out.
~By Alison Bechdel ~


I will accept no commission that would tend to create a rivalry with Grant. I want him to hold what he has earned and got. I have all the rank I want.
~By William Tecumseh Sherman ~


When the stock market crashed, Franklin Roosevelt got on the television and didn't just talk about the princes of greed. He said, 'Look, here's what happened.'
~By Joe Biden ~


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


Some of my other heroes around that time were, oddly enough, Frank Sinatra, Nat Cole and people like that - I was always more inclined to listen to ballads.
~By William Bell ~


Meeting Franklin Roosevelt was like opening your first bottle of champagne; knowing him was like drinking it.
~By Winston Churchill ~


When I drank, I had a very different attitude towards my playing. It was sloppier but I kind of liked it that way. It was like the alcohol was telling my mind what to do.
~By Mick Mars ~


When you hear somebody justifying a war by citing the Almighty, I get a little worried, frankly.
~By Ron Reagan ~


My mother's father drank and her mother was an unhappy, neurotic woman, and I think she has lived all her life afraid of anyone who drinks for fear something like that might happen to her.
~By John Hurt ~


It is unacceptable that disabled veterans in Illinois rank at the bottom of the list when it comes to disability pay. We owe our disabled veterans more than speeches, parades and monuments.
~By Dick Durbin ~


Frankly, I mean, sometimes the interpretations I've seen on some of the songs that I've written are a lot more interesting than the input that I put in.
~By David Bowie ~


Every dollar that we send in State Department aid or humanitarian aid that saves us from having to get involved with very expensive military actions is a good investment. And frankly, helping Israel fight terrorism in the Middle East is much cheaper than us fighting it here on our shores.
~By Anthony Weiner ~


Frank liked me because I went nuts on the piano using feet, head, whatever I could find to bang on the piano.
~By George Duke ~


Grades are almost completely relative, in effect ranking students relative to others in their class. Thus extra achievement by one student not only raises his position, but in effect lowers the position of others.
~By James S. Coleman ~


The possible ranks higher than the actual.
~By Martin Heidegger ~


I drank some boiling water because I wanted to whistle.
~By Mitch Hedberg ~


When I hear that I realize how quickly time passes and how everybody goes on their journeys and they're always unbelievable and they never go where you think they're going to take you and, quite frankly, it also makes me feel a little old.
~By Rob Lowe ~


We give each other a hard time, but no pranks.
~By George Eads ~


The responsibilities which are imposed by rank and privilege and good fortune can... become very onerous indeed.
~By Robert Welch ~


A person with a new idea is a crank until the idea succeeds.
~By Mark Twain ~


One nuclear war is going to be the last nuclear - the last war, frankly, if it really gets out of hand. And I just don't think we ought to be prepared to accept that sort of thing.
~By Lawrence Eagleburger ~


Liberals believe they own the franchise on minorities and can't stand any Hispanic or black who breaks rank.
~By Linda Chavez ~


If Frank and The Beach Boys got together and did a Super Session album, it would be a gas.
~By Mike Love ~


I was also very lucky to be a teammate of two of the greatest players to have ever played the game. I learned very early on by playing for Frank Robinson and with Henry Aaron that even the greatest players in the game were just one of the guys.
~By Robin Yount ~


When friends stop being frank and useful to each other, the whole world loses some of its radiance.
~By Anatole Broyard ~


I value my garden more for being full of blackbirds than of cherries, and very frankly give them fruit for their songs.
~By Joseph Addison ~


Ulysses, obviously. It was an elaborate prank, and our supposed intellectual elite continue to fall for it.
~By Orson Scott Card ~


No age, sex, or condition is above or below the absolute necessity of modesty; but without it one is vastly beneath the rank of man.
~By Bernard Barton ~


Of this they drank half a pint every day, and sometimes more or less, as it operated, by way of gentle physic. Two others had each two oranges and one lemon given them every day. These they ate with greediness, at different times, upon an empty stomach.
~By James Lind ~


First, we did rank everybody by risk, and New York comes out number one.
~By Michael Chertoff ~


Quite frankly, I think nothing could do more to immediately bolster national security then enabling us to produce more oil and gas here at home at a price consumers could afford.
~By Phil Gramm ~


What a ball from Frank. Frank and I go back years. He used to do that when I was at Ajax.
~By Dennis Bergkamp ~


I don't want to be Tom Cruise. I'm not after some movie blockbuster career. That's not the kind of work I'm interested in. And frankly, it's not the kind of work I'm ever going to get.
~By Randy Harrison ~


And Seinfeld is so quick: we crank out one show a week, and the hours are very reasonable.
~By Julia Louis Dreyfus ~


If we like a man's dream, we call him a reformer; if we don't like his dream, we call him a crank.
~By William Dean Howells ~


To work with the hands or brain, according to our requirements and our capacities, to do that which lies before us to do, is more honorable than rank and title.
~By Albert Pike ~


The party has to be much more. It has to connect in a real way with rank-and-file members and be their voice.
~By Wes Boyd ~


We really haven't had very much experience with people funding their retirement out of the stock market, and we don't know, frankly, how it would work under every scenario.
~By Ron Chernow ~


To me, Arnold was a pioneer in the spirit of Thomas Edison or Benjamin Franklin, while Tiger is a pioneer in the spirit of Bill Gates.
~By Mark McCormack ~


People told me, when I was coming through the ranks, that a mark of a great actor is one who deals with the period of unemployment as well as they deal with the period of employment.
~By Claudia Black ~


I thought, frankly, that it would be more pleasant to write a memoir than it was.
~By Jim Harrison ~


Missouri remains a low tax, efficiently run state, according to all prominent national rankings.
~By Bob Holden ~


I frankly don't care if you agree with my stand on abortion. I take that stand because no other stand is consistent with decent principles, and no other standard is consistent with the will of God.
~By Alan Keyes ~


Has President Bush exceeded his constitutional authority or acted illegally in authorizing wiretaps without a warrant? Benjamin Franklin would not have thought so.
~By Pete du Pont ~


The country needs and, unless I mistake its temper, the country demands bold, persistent, experimentation. It is common sense to take a method and try it, if it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.
~By Anthony Burgess ~


Even though the National Guard and Army Reserve see combat today, it rankles me that people assume it was some kind of waltz in the park back then.
~By Larry David ~


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.
~By Mike Fitzpatrick ~


Every pioneer and musician who could carry a musket went into the ranks. Even the sick and foot-sore, who could not keep up in the march, came up as soon as they could find their regiments, and took their places in line of battle, while it was battle, indeed.
~By Joshua Chamberlain ~


Success isn't measured by money or power or social rank. Success is measured by your discipline and inner peace.
~By Mike Ditka ~


It is essential for politicians to make a connection with us, as Franklin Roosevelt did, as Teddy Roosevelt did, as John F. Kennedy did, as Ronald Reagan did.
~By Peter Jennings ~


I asked Frank what he remembered most about working with Jackie. He said, 'Apart from the fact that he always called me Francis, I always felt like I was going to a party, instead of work. It was such a blast.'
~By Audrey Meadows ~


Frank Lloyd Wright... his things were beautiful but not very functional.
~By David Byrne ~


You replace it by 23 percent tax, a frank, transparent tax embedded in the cost at retail, and everybody gets to takes their whole check home. And the average income earner gets a 50 percent increase in take-home pay.
~By John Linder ~


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.
~By Ernest Thompson Seton ~


I would have told him that I appreciated his friendship through the years and that I had learned a lot from him. I really loved Frank like you do a brother.
~By Jimmy Carl Black ~


I drank beer, and I had a career year.
~By David Wells ~


A person who doubts himself is like a man who would enlist in the ranks of his enemies and bear arms agains himself. He makes his failure certain by himself being the first person to be convinced of it.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


The equality that we are all entitled to, as citizens of this democracy, can't be avoided by some religious dogma of a President who's is supposed to believe in the notion of separation of church and state. And he frankly doesn't.
~By Rosie O'Donnell ~


It is important to our friends to believe that we are unreservedly frank with them, and important to friendship that we are not.
~By Mignon McLaughlin ~


If you wish to preserve your secret, wrap it up in frankness.
~By Alexander Smith ~


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


I couldn't join a party that, frankly, tolerates members who are bigots for one thing, homophobes, racists.
~By Ron Reagan ~


But one does not make living writing poetry unless you're a professor, and one frankly doesn't get a lot of girls as a poet.
~By Jeffery Deaver ~


I don't think any of us can speak frankly about pain until we are no longer enduring it.
~By Arthur Golden ~


The poet ranks far below the painter in the representation of visible things, and far below the musician in that of invisible things.
~By Leonardo da Vinci ~


Frank's bands could play the hardest stuff and make it seem like no big deal.
~By Dweezil Zappa ~


We're not going to pay attention to the silliness and the petty comments. And quite frankly, women have joined me in this effort, and so it's not about appearances. It's about effectiveness.
~By Katherine Harris ~


I find it both fascinating and disconcerting when I discover yet another person who believes that writing can't be taught. Frankly, I don't understand this point of view.
~By Elizabeth George ~


Now I've even gotten to running out to the fan buses that pass by our house, so I can talk to the people. I think I'm trying to gather fans, frankly. They're very, very nice people - they really understand. It's fun talking to them.
~By Aaron Spelling ~


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.
~By Sam Elliott ~


Since Social Security was established by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1935 to ensure economic security for American workers, poverty among American seniors has dramatically declined.
~By Steve Israel ~


The secret is to cook the aubergines the day before and let them dry of all the oil they drank in cooking. When you cook aubergine, they eat a lot of oil. It can be very heavy.
~By Nana Mouskouri ~


I think Democrats made a mistake running away from liberalism. Liberalism, uh, Franklin Roosevelt, Harry Truman, John and Robert Kennedy - that's what the Democratic party ought to reach for.
~By Theodore C. Sorensen ~


Short-story writing requires an exquisite sense of balance. Novelists, frankly, can get away with more. A novel can have a dull spot or two, because the reader has made a different commitment.
~By Lynn Abbey ~


I say to you quite frankly that the time for racial discrimination is over.
~By Jimmy Carter ~


One must be frank to be relevant.
~By Corazon Aquino ~


You need fighters like me to battle, because frankly The New York Times and the Washington Post are not going to fight the fights that I do.
~By Al Goldstein ~


While it is true that Frank had a great sense of humor, he was also very serious about composing music. In reality there are only a handful of skilled players who can play his most complex pieces. It takes a lot of patience to learn and requires a fantastic memory.
~By Dweezil Zappa ~


Gen. Tommy Franks told me the war was being compromised as specialized personnel and equipment were being shifted from Afghanistan to prepare for the war in Iraq - a war more than a year away.
~By Bob Graham ~


This beast went to the well and drank, and the noise was in the beast's belly like unto the questing of thirty couple hounds, but all the while the beast drank there was no noise in the beast's belly.
~By Thomas Malory ~


I slept with faith and found a corpse in my arms on awakening; I drank and danced all night with doubt and found her a virgin in the morning.
~By Aleister Crowley ~


I never smoked. I never drank and I never took drugs. The funny thing is, nothing is more boring, people like this. For me, it's OK. But most of my friends, at least they smoke and drink.
~By Karl Lagerfeld ~


The class distinctions proper to a democratic society are not those of rank or money, still less, as is apt to happen when these are abandoned, of race, but of age.
~By W. H. Auden ~


Frankly - and believe me, I say this without any pretense - when I see the road I've taken, I have to say that thanks to good luck, because without good luck one can do nothing, I've come out pretty well.
~By James MacArthur ~


Frankly, it is clear that we would be better off in the long run without federal funding, and the challenge right now is that if we lost it altogether, we would have a lot of stations go dark.
~By Ron Schiller ~


It is not wealth one asks for, but just enough to preserve one's dignity, to work unhampered, to be generous, frank and independent.
~By W. Somerset Maugham ~


Good questions outrank easy answers.
~By Paul Samuelson ~


To be able to pretend to be something that I'm frankly not is very liberating and exciting.
~By Hugh Laurie ~


I imagine a lot of people tune in simply to watch reporters get bitch-slapped by Mother Nature, and frankly, who can blame them?
~By Anderson Cooper ~


Among my activities was membership in the Boy Scouts; I rose each year through the ranks, eventually achieving the rank of Eagle Scout and undertaking leadership roles in the organization.
~By Frederick Reines ~


In Venezuela, with Chavez, is really an incredible revolution - a democratic revolution. To begin to put in place things that are going to have an impact on the people of Venezuela. The property owners and the folks who then controlled the media in Venezuela rebelled - worked, frankly, with folks here in the U.S. government - worked to oust him. But he came back with another revolution, and then Chavez began to take very seriously the media in his country. And we've had complaints about this ever since.
~By Mark Lloyd ~


The rise of the dramas in the thirteenth century, and the rise of the great novels in a later period, together with their frank glorification of love and the joys of life, may be called the Third Renaissance.
~By Hu Shih ~


I am being frank about myself in this book. I tell of my first mistake on page 850.
~By Henry A. Kissinger ~


The payment made by a manufacturer to a patentee for the privilege of using the patent process, is usually termed, in commercial language, a rent; and under the same head must be ranked all extraordinary qualities of body and mind.
~By Nassau William Senior ~


I will use whatever position I have in order to root out hypocrisy. Democrats have strong moral values. Frankly, my moral values are offended by some of the things I hear on programs like "Rush Limbaugh," and we don't have to put up with that.
~By Howard Dean ~


I don't want to write formula. I don't want to crank these books out like sausages. Every book is different, which takes a hell of a lot of ingenuity on my part.
~By Sue Grafton ~


The more games I will play, the faster I will be back on a top spot in the world rankings.
~By Jan Timman ~


It's important to hold something back, though, because quite frankly my personal life is pretty dull and I don't want to bore people with it.
~By Matt Lucas ~


If you choose to be Frankenstein with Botox and plastic surgery, you've bought your own private mask.
~By Frances Conroy ~


Jackson, however, persevered. He joined the Franklin Debating Society, an institution that had been in existence over fifty years, and had enrolled in its membership some of the ablest men in Virginia.
~By Daniel H. Hill ~

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