Quotes and Sayings about Objectives



"At that time, the army leadership said the implementation of this agreement would allow everyone, including the IRA, to take its political objectives forward by peaceful and democratic means."
- Gerry Adams
(Related: Leadership, Time, Agreement, Army, Objectives)

"Sinn Fein has the potential and capacity to become the vehicle for the attainment of republican objectives."
- Gerry Adams
(Related: Objectives, Potential, Republican)

"All sport... is one of the few activities where young people can proceed along traditional avenues, where objectives are clear, where the desire to win is not only permissible, but encouraged."
- Spiro T. Agnew
(Related: People, Desire, Objectives)

"The Leader will be a person with the management skills to coordinate the activities of the Team, and to assure that the Team remains faithful to the objectives of the incoming President."
- Richard V. Allen
(Related: Leader, Management, Objectives, President, Will)

"But my point is that you design something in the end that precludes any unhealthy trading practices that are not going to serve your environmental or your economic objectives but now is not the time to do it."
- John Anderson
(Related: Design, Environmental, Time, End, Now, Objectives)

"U.S. assistance provides the Jordanian government needed flexibility to pursue policies that are of critical importance to U.S. national security and to foreign policy objectives in the Middle East."
- Richard Armitage
(Related: Government, Policy, Flexibility, Foreign policy, Importance, National security, Objectives)

"I assure this committee that, if I am confirmed, I will be strictly independent of all political influences... essential to that institution's ability to function effectively and achieve its mandated objectives."
- Ben Bernanke
(Related: Ability, Committee, Objectives, Will)

"Achieving price stability is not only important in itself, it is also central to attaining the Federal Reserve's other mandate objectives of maximum sustainable employment and moderate long-term interest rates."
- Ben Bernanke
(Related: Interest, Objectives, Stability)

"We worked to develop our own operations to advance U.S. counterterrorism objectives by penetrating terrorist safe havens and collecting intelligence that would inform policy and enable our own operations."
- Cofer Black
(Related: Intelligence, Policy, Objectives)

"Our strength in finance has led us to set up an international financial centre with medium and long-term objectives, especially to develop Islamic financial and insurance services."
- Hassanal Bolkiah
(Related: Finance, Financial, Strength, Objectives)

"All you now do is pursue your private objectives within society. Instead of us being a community, everybody is asked to seek their own personal ends. It's called competition. And competition is antagonism."
- Edward Bond
(Related: Society, Being, Community, Competition, Now, Objectives)

"Instead of ideological objectives of a political nature, today we are faced with ideological objectives of economic nature."
- Omar Bongo
(Related: Nature, Objectives, Today)

"And I believe in having an administration that has clearly defined goals, objectives and time lines such that it and its people can be held accountable."
- Erskine Bowles
(Related: Time, People, Goals, Objectives)

"A song that sounds simple is just not that easy to write. One of the objectives of this record was to try and write melodies that continue to resonate."
- Sheryl Crow
(Related: Objectives, Song)

"Eliminate numerical quotas, including Management by Objectives."
- W. Edwards Deming
(Related: Management, Objectives)

"Movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping young lives in the realm of entertainment towards the ideals and objectives of normal adulthood."
- Walt Disney
(Related: Movies, Adulthood, Entertainment, Ideals, Influence, Objectives)

"Management by objective works - if you know the objectives. Ninety percent of the time you don't."
- Peter Drucker
(Related: Time, Management, Objectives)

"Therefore, the observation must be explicitly made: In the Middle East and in the Muslim world, suspicions linger concerning the objectives of the West and notably the US."
- Recep Tayyip Erdogan
(Related: Muslim, Objectives, Observation, World)

"The GAO just released a report that said 22 percent of federal programs fail to meet their objectives. The truth is we don't know how taxpayer money is spent in Washington, D.C., which is why I think we ought to put every agency budget up on the Internet for everyone to see."
- Carly Fiorina
(Related: Money, Truth, Internet, Objectives, Washington)

"Partisans fight on familiar territory with professed political objectives to conquer power. This is what distinguishes them from terrorists."
- Jurgen Habermas
(Related: Power, Fight, Objectives)

"I am surprised people took so long to pick up on the fact that my contract expires at the end of this year. Eddie has to decide who he wants to drive, so there is no secret anywhere. I am not concerned. It does not sit with my objectives to be competitive."
- Damon Hill
(Related: People, End, Fact, Objectives)

"Every company, every boardroom in which I sit, has a plan, and they have objectives, goals, and a process. And to make it work, the pressure and incentive have to come from the top."
- Vernon Jordan
(Related: Work, Goals, Company, Objectives, Pressure)

"The first two missions have some test objectives, some new capabilities that we're going to try to develop on orbit to possibly be used on later flights."
- Mark Kelly
(Related: First, Objectives)

"Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives. I think we're being run by maniacs for maniacal ends and I think I'm liable to be put away as insane for expressing that. That's what's insane about it."
- John Lennon
(Related: Society, People, Being, Objectives)

"This is true only because the purposes and objectives of the Committee for Industrial Organization find economic, social, political and moral justification in the hearts of the millions who are its members and the millions more who support it."
- John L. Lewis
(Related: Committee, Justification, Objectives, Support)

"Like stones rolling down hills, fair ideas reach their objectives despite all obstacles and barriers. It may be possible to speed or hinder them, but impossible to stop them."
- Jose Marti
(Related: Ideas, May, Objectives, Obstacles)

"It would be our policy to use nuclear weapons wherever we felt it necessary to protect our forces and achieve our objectives."
- Robert McNamara
(Related: Policy, Objectives, Weapons)

"We should seek international support for our mutual objectives abroad, in promoting freedom, democracy, respect for human rights, and also the elimination of weapons of mass destruction."
- Robert Menendez
(Related: Democracy, Destruction, Freedom, Rights, Human rights, Objectives, Respect, Support, Weapons)

"The majority see the obstacles; the few see the objectives; history records the successes of the latter, while oblivion is the reward of the former."
- Alfred A. Montapert
(Related: History, Majority, Objectives, Obstacles, Reward)

"Failure comes only when we forget our ideals and objectives and principles."
- Jawaharlal Nehru
(Related: Failure, Forget, Ideals, Objectives, Principles)

"We cannot continue to rely only on our military in order to achieve the national security objectives that we've set. We've got to have a civilian national security force that's just as powerful, just as strong, just as well-funded."
- Barack Obama
(Related: Force, Military, National security, Objectives, Order)

"You accept failure as a possible outcome of some of the experiments. If you don't get failures, you're not pushing hard enough on the objectives."
- John Poindexter
(Related: Failure, Objectives)

"Nobody - myself included - believes that we could ever achieve total information awareness. But the government needs to set goals and long-range objectives. Total information awareness is a good goal."
- John Poindexter
(Related: Government, Goal, Goals, Awareness, Information, Needs, Objectives)

"Plan backwards as well as forward. Set objectives and trace back to see how to achieve them. You may find that no path can get you there. Plan forward to see where your steps will take you, which may not be clear or intuitive."
- Donald Rumsfeld
(Related: May, Objectives, Will)

"That the more authoritarian organizations survive and prevail goes generally unnoticed because people focus on the objectives of organizations, which are many and varied, rather than on their structures, which lend to be similar."
- Robert Shea
(Related: People, Focus, Objectives)

"Free nations with different histories, economies and a vast amount of stubborn pride will never achieve complete agreement, even when they desire the same objectives."
- Arthur H. Sulzberger
(Related: Agreement, Desire, Nations, Objectives, Pride, Will)

"Anytime you have a difficult encounter with your child, there is a good chance that at least one of these factors is bringing out the worst in him or her: transitions, time pressure, competition for your attention, conflicting objectives."
- Cathy Rindner Tempelsman
(Related: Time, Attention, Chance, Competition, Objectives, Pressure)

"At the time, my personal research objectives were to provide Keynesian economics with more rigorous foundations and to tighten and elaborate the logic of macroeconomic and monetary theory."
- James Tobin
(Related: Time, Economics, Logic, Objectives, Research, Theory)

"People have become shallower. They view spending, entertaining, seeking leisure and enjoying as the main objectives of their life."
- Zhang Yimou
(Related: Life, People, Leisure, Objectives)