Chief Quotes

β€œResults, Not Excus...

β€œResults, Not Excuses.” - Every Chief Petty Officer in the Navy.
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"The chief obstacle to the ...

"The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race." β€” Don Marquis
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 18
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People pretend they love celebs but what they really want is to see their idols torn down t...

People pretend they love celebs but what they really want is to see their idols torn down to their level. They want to see them suffer, to get their comeuppance for daring to be so much succesful than them. -Donovan D. Dawson, Chief Editor of The Augmented Eye, From Va-11 Hall-A.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 11
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"A tragic irony of life is that we so often achieve s...

"A tragic irony of life is that we so often achieve success or financial independence after the chief reason for which we sought it has passed away." - Ellen Glasgow
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β€œThere was a time when corporations played a very minor part i...

β€œThere was a time when corporations played a very minor part in our business affairs, but now they play the chief part, and most men are the servants of the corporations.” -Woodrow Wilson, 1912
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 05
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Yer dreamin' Batman. It'll be a sa...

Yer dreamin' Batman. It'll be a sad day for corkscrews when that crooked bird goes straight. -- Chief O'Hara
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 30
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β€œBeauty and brutally are both all around...

β€œBeauty and brutally are both all around us. Yet so often we’re unable to see past our own grievances.” -Chief Rains Fall (RDR2)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 20
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"What we do over the next 10 years will determi...

"What we do over the next 10 years will determine the future of humanity for the next 10,000 years." - Prof. Sir David King, fmr. UK Chief Scientist
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 13
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β€œAn arrogant person considers himself perfect. This is t...

β€œAn arrogant person considers himself perfect. This is the chief harm of arrogance. It interferes with a person’s main task in life – becoming a better person.” - Leo Tolstoy
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β€œ One plus tw...

β€œ One plus two, that equals a few”-Chief Keef
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The chief enemy o...

The chief enemy of creativity is good sense. Pablo Picasso
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 20
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β€œThe doctor said with this Alzheimer’s thing, life is...

β€œThe doctor said with this Alzheimer’s thing, life is like a deck of cards. You got a full deck, you just can’t control the shuffle.” -Chief (Rescue Me on Hulu, S2 E2)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 06
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Let me be a free man, free to travel, free to stop, free to trade....where I choose my own teache...

Let me be a free man, free to travel, free to stop, free to trade....where I choose my own teachers, free to follow the religion of my fathers, free to think and talk and act for myself, and I will obey every law, or submit to the penalty.-- Chief Joseph, Leader of the Wallowa band of the Nez Perce
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 13
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The search for happiness...

The search for happiness is one of the chief sources of unhappiness. Eric Hoffer
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 31
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The chief enemy o...

The chief enemy of creativity is good sense. Pablo Picasso
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 21
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May the stars carry your sadness away. May the flowers fill...

May the stars carry your sadness away. May the flowers fill your heart with beauty. May hope forever wipe away your tears, And above all, may silence make you strong. β€” Chief Dan George
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 12
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"The chief obstacle to the ...

"The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race." β€” Don Marquis
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 05
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"Evil people always support e...

"Evil people always support each other; that is their chief strength." β€”Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 17
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How you get things done is just as impor...

How you get things done is just as important as what you've done - Michael Fraccaro, Chief Human Resources Officer, Mastercard
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 18
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I long to accomplish a great and noble tasks, but it is my chief duty to accomplish humble ta...

I long to accomplish a great and noble tasks, but it is my chief duty to accomplish humble tasks as though they were great and noble. The world is moved along, not only by the mighty shoves of its heroes, but also by the aggregate of the tiny pushes of each honest worker. Helen Keller
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 09
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"The burden of proof is very high. There are certain things we know that we...

"The burden of proof is very high. There are certain things we know that we just can’t prove. In police work, what you know and what you can prove are sometimes very far apart." -Police Chief Shane Kron discussing human traffickers
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 18
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"Art is our chief me...

"Art is our chief means of breaking bread with the dead." WH Auden
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"Just as the body can, given time and rest, heal itself from injury, so, too, does the mi...

"Just as the body can, given time and rest, heal itself from injury, so, too, does the mind have its own defenses. The chief among these is oblivion: the merciful darkness that shields mind and memory from the greatest of horrors." - Jack Walters, Dark Corners of the Earth
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"Do not indulge in dreams of having what you have not, but reckon up...

"Do not indulge in dreams of having what you have not, but reckon up the chief of the blessings you do possess, and then thankfully remember how you would crave for them if they were not yours." - Marcus Aurelius
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"This we know: The earth does not belong to man; man belongs to the earth. Th...

"This we know: The earth does not belong to man; man belongs to the earth. This we know. All things are connected like the blood which unites one family. All things are connected." - Excerpt from "This Earth is Precious" by Chief Seattle
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 08
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"I long to accomplish a great and noble task, ...

"I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble. " β€” Helen Keller
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 11
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"The chief danger in life is that we take too many pre...

"The chief danger in life is that we take too many precautions. We are on Earth but for a minute. Live life in your vision - not in the vision of others." -- Bill Lewis
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"Now we have a new settlement outpost ...

"Now we have a new settlement outpost called 'American Embassy'." ~ Saeb Erekat, Palestinian chief negotiator, 14 May 2018
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β€œThey create a desolation and call it peace.” ...

β€œThey create a desolation and call it peace.” – The Caledonian chief Calgacus, speaking about the Romans toward the end of the first century A.D.
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β€œThis we know; The earth does not belong to man; man belongs to the earth...

β€œThis we know; The earth does not belong to man; man belongs to the earth. This we know, all things are connected like the blood which unites one family. All things are connected” - Chief Si’ahl, namesake of Seattle, Washington
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 13
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"We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief re...

"We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about." - Albert Einstein
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 21
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Be the chi...

Be the chief but never the lord. - LZ
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"The chief told me to do...

"The chief told me to do this by the book - but I'm illiterate!!" - Assy McGee
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Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thr...

Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect. Chief Seattle
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 02
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"I long to accomplish a great and noble task, ...

"I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble." - Helen Keller
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"It is not necessary to do violence to such a people in order to strip them of the right...

"It is not necessary to do violence to such a people in order to strip them of the rights they enjoy; they themselves willingly loosen their hold...they neglect their chief business which is to remain their own masters." -- Alexis de Tocqueville's observations on America
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"Angry people want you to see how power...

"Angry people want you to see how powerful they are.
 Loving people want you to see how powerful You are."
 Chief Red Eagle
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 06
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What is life? Is it the flash of a firefly in the night? Is it the b...

What is life? Is it the flash of a firefly in the night? Is it the breath of the buffalo in the wintertime? It's is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset. - Chief Crowfoot.
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"When it comes time to die, be not like those whose hearts are filled with the fear of death, ...

"When it comes time to die, be not like those whose hearts are filled with the fear of death, so when their time comes they weep and pray for a little more time to live their lives over again in a different way. Sing your death song, and die like a hero going home.” Chief Aupumut, Mohican.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 11
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"It does not require many ...

"It does not require many words to speak the truth" - Chief Joseph, Nez Pierce Tribe
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 02
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Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thre...

Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect. - Chief Seattle
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 10
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AI is the new electricity.β€”Andre...

AI is the new electricity.β€”Andrew Ng, chief scientist of Baidu, previously founder of Google's AI unit
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 30
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"There is one political party in this country, and that is the party of money. It has...

"There is one political party in this country, and that is the party of money. It has two branches, the Republicans and the Democrats, the chief difference between which is that the Democrats are better at concealing their scorn for the average man." - Gore Vidal
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 06
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"We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief ...

"We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about." - Einstein
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 25
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"We are in the real estate business. The only reason we sell hamburgers is becaus...

"We are in the real estate business. The only reason we sell hamburgers is because they are the greatest producer of revenue from which our tenants can pay us rent." - Harry J. Sonneborne, First president and chief executive of McDonald's Corporation
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 16
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"...and if you don't think that hurts go home, w...

"...and if you don't think that hurts go home, wipe your ass with sand paper, then come back and tell me how that feels" -past chief of my fire company
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 14
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Hear me, my chiefs. I am tired. My heart i...

Hear me, my chiefs. I am tired. My heart is sick and sad. From where the sun now stands, I will fight no more forever. - Chief Joseph
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"I realize the economy is the most important issue, ...

"I realize the economy is the most important issue, but having a commander-in-chief that is competent … is the most important thing we could have." - Barack Obama
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'The chief object of educatio...

'The chief object of education is not to learn things but to unlearn things.' β€” G. K. Chesterton
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"A very great vision is needed and the man ...

"A very great vision is needed and the man who has it must follow it as the eagle seeks the deepest blue of the sky." Chief Crazy Horse
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"The subject who is truly loyal to the...

"The subject who is truly loyal to the Chief Magistrate will neither advise nor submit to arbitrary measures." -- Junius
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"At twilight, nature is not without lovelin...

"At twilight, nature is not without loveliness, though perhaps its chief use is to illustrate quotations from the poets. " -Oscar Wilde
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 23
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