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We consider Christmas as the encounter, the great encounter, the historical encounter, the decisive encounter, between God and mankind. He who has faith knows this truly; let him rejoice.
Pope Paul VI
Character, in the long run, is the decisive factor in the life of an individual and of nations alike.
When I take action, I'm not going to fire a $2 million missile at a $10 empty tent and hit a camel in the butt. It's going to be decisive.
George W. Bush
I'm a rather decisive type.
P. J. O'Rourke
War remains the decisive human failure.
John Kenneth Galbraith
The most decisive actions of life are most often unconsidered actions.
The masses are the decisive element, they are the rock on which the final victory of the revolution will be built.
Iraq is no diversion. It is a place where civilization is taking a decisive stand against chaos and terror, we must not waver.
George W. Bush
Though many have tried, no one has ever yet explained away the decisive fact that science, which can do so much, cannot decide what it ought to do.
Joseph Wood Krutch
The decisive moment in human evolution is perpetual. That is why the revolutionary spiritual movements that declare all former things worthless are in the right, for nothing has yet happened.
Pursue one great decisive aim with force and determination.
Karl Von Clausewitz
Weapons are an important factor in war, but not the decisive one; it is man and not materials that counts.
When men cut jobs, they're seen as decisive. When women do, they're vindictive.
But the cure for most obstacles is, Be decisive.
In my view what you can't argue for is a system that is neither decisive nor proportional and can be indecisive and disproportionate at the same time.
There is an overabundance of rational reasons to say no to factory-farmed meat: It is the No. 1 cause of global warming, it systematically forces tens of billions of animals to suffer in ways that would be illegal if they were dogs, it is a decisive factor in the development of swine and avian flus, and so on.
Jonathan Safran Foer
I think President Obama could have handled politics and policies differently. But he has been decisive, strong, and consistent - important qualities in a president. Mitt Romney is indeed an Etch A Sketch, the antithesis of leadership.
Direct threats require decisive action.
Mostly the problems when I was down were caused by myself. There were times when I was not responsible enough or decisive enough.
One can say that three pre-eminent qualities are decisive for the politician: passion, a feeling of responsibility, and a sense of proportion.
I fail to see the issue that will shock the people of this great country of ours into some decisive action.
Most recently, terrorist forces have captured Israeli soldiers and fired rockets into Israeli cities - both unprovoked. These acts of aggression deserve the rapid and decisive response they received.
I state in my book 'Become Your Own Matchmaker,' confidence is the key to any endeavor. Women don't realize that when they do things they love and are passionate about - their confidence soars. Men are attracted to women who feel happy and decisive about life.
You've got to take the initiative and play your game. In a decisive set, confidence is the difference.
It has often been observed that the repercussion of poetic language on prose language can be considered a decisive cut of a whip.
This communication alone, by the comparison of the antagonisms, rivalries, movements which give birth to decisive moments, permits the evolution of the soul, whereby a man realizes himself on earth. It is impossible to be concerned with anything else in art.
Timing and arrogance are decisive factors in the successful use of talent.
The belief in the possibility of a short decisive war appears to be one of the most ancient and dangerous of human illusions.
Robert Wilson Lynd
To help U.S. workers, farmers and businesses, and America's long-term economic security, Congress should take decisive action to bring about fair trade with China, instead of squandering this opportunity on a weak Republican bill.
Like all social theories, internationalism must seek its basis in the economic and technical fields; here are to be found the most profound and the most decisive factors in the development of society.
Christian Lous Lange
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