cause quotes

In other words, for every 10 enemy you kill you bring on 20 new recruits to their anti-coalition cause then essentially you are working against yourself.John Abizaid

It's clear to me now that we've got to reach out to the Arab Sunni community in particular in an effort to cause some moderate political activity to take place so they join the future of Iraq.John Abizaid

Now in its third year in office, the Obama Administration has never championed the cause of human rights. Its slow reaction in June 2009 to the stealing of the election in Iran and the birth of the 'Green Movement' there, and its delay in backing the rebellions in Egypt, Libya, and Syria, are evidence of this problem.Elliott Abrams

I still owe a duty of loyalty to my clients and former clients, so I cannot specify which clients I did not especially find congenial, but the cause was the same.Floyd Abrams

Our insignificance is often the cause of our safety.Aesop

I never mind contorting myself for a good cause.Christina Aguilera

If the present world go astray, the cause is in you, in you it is to be sought.Dante Alighieri

'Cause I felt I didn't have anything else to prove as a musician... and boy was I wrong about that one.Rick Allen

I think at that time I obviously wasn't aware of what I really needed. But conversely, my wanting to prove something to everyone was beneficial 'cause if I hadn't done it then, maybe I'd never have done it.Rick Allen

I've had women who move to the towns I'm living in, just pack up and move there, never even met 'em before, 'cause they heard I lived there.GG Allin

It's a Cyprus of misery and soup kitchens and a state which cannot meet basic obligations. It can only cause me grief.Nicos Anastasiades

I feel the audience has a right to know if some of the money they're spending is going to a certain cause, and reassuring them the money is going to where it's supposed to be going.Ian Anderson

Circumstances may cause interruptions and delays, but never lose sight of your goal.Mario Andretti

It is unsound for an independent editor to be a financial contributor to any cause which would cause any type of special pleading.Walter Annenberg

I wanted to make good records. But my problem is I've got a low boredom threshold, so I wanted it to look and sound different with each album, which is really tantamount to suicide, cause people lose it, they lose it - they say: 'I like that, and that's not this.'Adam Ant

Resolved, that the women of this nation in 1876, have greater cause for discontent, rebellion and revolution than the men of 1776.Susan B. Anthony

For me being the youngest, there was never ever anything that was an issue to cause rivalry between me and my sisters.Nicole Appleton

In order for a war to be just, three things are necessary. First, the authority of the sovereign. Secondly, a just cause. Thirdly, a rightful intention.Thomas Aquinas

It is necessary to posit something which is necessary of itself, and has no cause of its necessity outside of itself but is the cause of necessity in other things. And all people call this thing God.Thomas Aquinas

Whoever stands by a just cause cannot possibly be called a terrorist.Yasser Arafat