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Positive Quotes about Ike

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The Russians feared Ike.
They didn't fear me.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

Related topics: History

I was a sort of son to Ike, and it was the other way round with Kennedy.
- Harold MacMillan

Today, one year after their divorce,
Pamela and Tommy Lee announced they're getting back together.
You know what that means? There's still hope for Ike and Tina Turner.
- Jay Leno

As kids, we traded 'I like Ike' and 'All the way with
Adlai' buttons in elementary school.
- Andrea Mitchell

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Having seen the devastation of war first hand,
Eisenhower came both to despise war
and to see that "war settles nothing."
On the other hand, Ike was certainly no peacenik.
He understood that, in an emergency,
action must be met with reaction.
When truly necessary, violence met with violence -
but never hate responded to with hate.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I still play Strat, I don't know nothing else.
Strats and Telecasters.
- Ike Turner

I believe I was ahead of my time.
- Ike Turner

 

Our country will not stand for any political plan that
includes amnesty for insurgents.
- Ike Skelton

I'm very fast on teaching guys.
Like, when I came over here, I only had two rehearsals with the band.
I wondered when I first got here...
but it sure came up great.
- Ike Turner

They have all different names for music.
I think the music I'm going to change the style with is going to be really,
really big-years and years after I'm gone.
- Ike Turner

I miss riding those fast trains in Japan...
'cause I'd never seen a train that fast in my life.
- Ike Turner

The crises in North Korea, Iran, the Middle East,
show how quickly things can change and how they can go wrong.
We must be prepared.
And right now the Army is not.
- Ike Skelton

I really enjoy myself in Norway.
Because I had started losing confidence in my ability of what I do.
But sometimes, man, you just get tired of fighting
and trying to prove yourself.
- Ike Turner

They would come down in Mississippi,
they hired me as a talent scout.
And I would go all over Mississippi,
Alabama,
Texas, and find out different artists for them.
- Ike Turner

In those days, man, in the '50s, black people in the South...
We didn't recognize contracts that much.
And we didn't recognize marriages that much,
either.
- Ike Turner

Today nearly every combat brigade located within the
United States would report that they are not ready for duty.
They are at the lowest levels of readiness.
- Ike Skelton

Spector is a good guy, but he's a nut.
Ha, ha, ha!
You know, I love him, but he's unpredictable.
He's OK as long as he don't drink.
- Ike Turner

I'm just beginning to develop callouses on my fingers,
because I haven't played a lot.
- Ike Turner

The insurgents are Baathists and Sunnis in Iraq who
have as their goal a separate and distinct one of toppling
the government that is there and creating their own.
- Ike Skelton

In fact, because of their connection to the land,
farmers do more to protect and preserve our environment than almost anyone else.
They are some of the best environmentalists around.
- Ike Skelton

In China, when you get to the airport everyone be talking in American slang.
- Ike Turner

I'm not gonna try to defend, or undo what's been done.
All I could say about whatever's been done,
it's been done, and it's water under the bridge.
I have no regrets of my life.
- Ike Turner

In the three years since our nation began operations in Iraq,
more than 2,500 Americans have been killed and more
than 18,000 Americans have been seriously wounded.
- Ike Skelton

The Government of Iraq also owes a debt to the American
and coalition forces who are fighting the insurgency
and helping put that country back together after decades of repression.
- Ike Skelton

The goal of NIH research is to acquire new knowledge to help prevent,
detect, diagnose, and treat disease and disability,
from the rarest genetic disorder to the common cold.
- Ike Skelton

Guard units in the U.S.
are suffering severe equipment shortages which will
affect their ability to respond to emergencies in their home States,
such as Katrina.
- Ike Skelton

Modern medical advances have helped millions of people live longer,
healthier lives.
We owe these improvements to decades of investment in medical research.
- Ike Skelton

In addition to relieving patient suffering,
research is needed to help reduce the enormous economic
and social burdens posed by chronic diseases such as osteoporosis,
arthritis, diabetes, Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases,
cancer, heart disease, and stroke.
- Ike Skelton

I can put a hip-hop beat to reggae.
That is, I can have real reggae in the drums and in the rhythm,
and on top of it I can put The Rolling Stones' feeling,
anyone's feeling on top.
Nobody has ever done this before, man.
- Ike Turner

Farmers in Missouri and across the country must comply
with a variety of federal,
state, and local regulations as they grow the crops
and raise the livestock that we depend on to feed the nation and the world.
- Ike Skelton

I always considered myself being an organizer.
I'm very good at teaching singers, I'm very good at staging a show,
to entertain people.
But I never included myself.
I never applied this to me as an artist.
- Ike Turner

Walt Disney got away with portraying me in the light
that they were portraying me in.
I have always been a fighter, so...
But I have no regrets, man.
It's just like God brought me through the drugs,
I know he'll bring me through this.
- Ike Turner

That the Iraqi Government is considering a political
deal granting amnesty to insurgents who have attacked
or killed American service members is not just shocking -
the idea of amnesty for insurgents is an outrage.
- Ike Skelton

It is vital that Iraq and the United States together
send the clearest possible signal that those who commit
acts of violence against American military forces and
American civilians will not be rewarded with amnesty.
- Ike Skelton

They used to say it was bad for Indians to drink,
but it's bad for anybody.
When they drink they lose their cool,
a lot of us.
Like when we played with Sonny Boy, I would never get paid,
you know.
He would drink up all the money.
- Ike Turner

The number of attacks on the American and allied forces
is at the highest level since the insurgency began
despite the increase of America combat operations and
the introduction of some 40 new Iraq security forces and battalions.
- Ike Skelton

During the 2000 election, the current administration told our military,
help is on the way.
That is clearly not the case.
The administration has failed to request the funds
needed for the defense of this Nation.
We must give the Army what it needs.
- Ike Skelton

Better treatment and detection methods have also improved
the survival rate for people with cancer,
and for the first time in history, this year the absolute
number of cancer deaths in the U.S.
has decreased.
- Ike Skelton

I'm really thankful to God, man.
Like now, I'm really making a real comeback with my group.
With or without a record, with or without a movie.
And behind all the negative press behind this movie.
- Ike Turner

Either accept people for what they are,
or don't.
So, in other words, man, if people don't know me,
I think they do themself an injustice.
Because, as a whole, I think I'm a good person.
- Ike Turner

Congress must make it clear that common animal waste
will not expose farmers to liability under Superfund,
while ensuring continued action to clean up legitimate
hazardous waste sites around the nation.
- Ike Skelton

We have global interests, potential threats from elsewhere,
North Korea, Iran, Taiwan Straits and the like.
We must be prepared for any future threat.
That is why it is important that this be a transition year,
2006.
- Ike Skelton

They'll probably start working on my movie sometime...
They are doing a complete movie of my life story.
It will not be based on any negativity.
It will be more about my life, from a kid,
how I came up and why I came through.
- Ike Turner

Russians can give you arms but only the United States can give you a solution.
- Anwar Sadat

If Russians knew how to read, they would write me off.
- Catherine the Great

Russians have a new freedom, but as long as they don't
express that freedom on a public platform.
- Marc Almond

Where were they when the Russians went down?
- Stacy Keach

Just as the Russians and the Soviets didn't manage
to wipe out languages in Lithuania,
neither have they managed to wipe out religion to the
extent that we had feared.
- Jeane Kirkpatrick

If the English want a king, it is their business.
If the Russians want communism, it is their business.
If the Americans want our form of government,
it is our business.
- Julius Rosenberg

Russians call me German, Germans call me Russian,
Jews call me a Christian, Christians a Jew.
- Anton Rubinstein

The bomb and the entrance of the Russians into the
war will certainly have an effect on hastening the victory.
- Henry L. Stimson

The Russians often took advantage of Lend-Lease.
- W. Averell Harriman

Television is something the Russians invented to destroy American education.
- Paul Erdos

The United States can tell you all about what's wrong with the British,
to say nothing of the Russians.
- Arthur Hays Sulzberger

Probably what pushed the Russians over the edge was SDI.
They realized they couldn't beat us.
- Tom Clancy

The Russians love Brooke Shields because her eyebrows
remind them of Leonid Brezhnev.
- Robin Williams

We didn't push the Russians to intervene,
but we knowingly increased the probability that they would.
- Zbigniew Brzezinski

The difference between our decadence and the Russians
is that while theirs is brutal,
ours is apathetic.
- David Sarnoff

The way I understand it, the Russians are sort of a
combination of evil and incompetence...
sort of like the Post Office with tanks.
- Emo Philips

My parents were angry, but they were relieved that I was in good condition.
They had been afraid the Russians would torture me.
They told me not to do it again!
- Mathias Rust

We were fortunate to have the Russians as our childhood enemies.
We practiced hiding under our desks in case they had
the temerity to drop a nuclear weapon.
- Kary Mullis

The best thing we can do if we want the Russians to
let us be Americans is to let the Russians be Russian.
- George F. Kennan

So I left with Jean Claude and went to Paris,
so when the Russians came to Prague,
I was in Paris.
- Milos Forman

I had to choose between American and British actors,
and it didn't take me more than a second to decide:
Russians are Europeans and should be played by other Europeans.
- Jean-Jacques Annaud

The thought that we're in competition with Russians
or with Chinese is all a mistake,
and trivial.
We are one species, with a world to win.
- George Wald

The Russians have a lot at stake, and the power of
Moscow pride should never be underestimated.
- Bob Schaffer

The warning message we sent the Russians was a calculated
ambiguity that would be clearly understood.
- Alexander Haig

I think Russians today have a distorted picture of capitalism,
liberal democracy and market economy.
- Garry Kasparov

The Russians imitate French ways, but always at a distance of fifty years.
- Stendhal

I can remember in early elementary school when the
Russians launched the first satellite.
There was still so much unknown about space.
People thought Mars was probably populated.
- Christa McAuliffe

It was just using the liquid shampoo -
the Russians have one very similar to the stuff we use on the Shuttle -
you just wet your hair with it and then wipe it out.
- Shannon Lucid


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