Quotes of Assignment

“ My mission is to create a world where we can live in harmony with nature. ”

- Jane Goodall

“ Here is the test to find whether your mission on earth is finished. If you're alive, it isn't. ”

- Richard Bach

“ There is a strong sense among all six delegations that we really want to make progress. ”

- Christopher Hill

“ I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty and joy to accomplish humble tasks as though they were great and noble. ”

- Helen Keller

“ I like to interpose in all of my appointments, if the Lord wills. ”

- A. B. Simpson

“ I threw myself into this artform because photography had given me a new sense of mission and identity. ”

- Bob Anderson

“ We want to be prepared for this mission. ”

- Mahmoud Abbas

“ I don't know for sure if he'll go on a mission. But it's something he has said he wants to do, and he wants to have that option when it's time to decide. ”

- Tom Jones

“ Life without meaning cannot be borne. We find a mission to which we're sworn. ”

- Unknown

“ Ultimately what they are planning is a Chinese space station in about 2008 or so. To do that they will need to learn about how to survive on longer missions. ”

- Brian Harvey

“ This taught me a lesson, but I'm not sure what it is. ”

- John McEnroe

“ It is not the task of a reader to please her subjects. ”

- Joyce Maynard

“ Here is a test to find out whether your mission in life is complete. If you're alive, it isn't. ”

- Richard Bach

“ We believe that democratic capitalism is the way to reduce global capitalism. It is basic. Jobs, jobs, jobs... make it possible for people to improve their standards of living. ”

- Steve Forbes

“ The latest draft put together by the Chinese delegation is a very negotiated document,... We were really getting close, close to the end of this round. ”

- Christopher Hill

“ Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it. ”

- Viktor E. Frankl

“ Plus, weve offered 25 percent of allocations from the naming rights at the stadium, so in our estimation, the city would receive a minimum of three times what they are receiving now, which is doable in a market of this size. Any team in a market the size of Hidalgo County should be aiming for higher attendance than what it is now. ”

- John Bryant

“ It is true that Christianity is not bound up with any particular race or culture. It is neither of the East or of the West, but has a universal mission to the human race as a whole. ”

- Christopher Dawson

“ I have not stated in any conversation with anyone that I'm going to run for the presidential nomination. ”

- Dick Gephardt

“ I'm not really on a mission to tell anybody anything. I'd rather be figured out. ”

- Diana Krall

“ We are redefining and we are restating our socialism in terms of the scientific revolution. ”

- Harold Wilson

“ Women have the power of naming stolen from us. ”

- Mary Daly

“ Protectionism will do little to create jobs and if foreigners retaliate, we will surely lose jobs. ”

- Alan Greenspan

“ It takes a few years to prepare for a space mission. ”

- Sally Ride

“ I can't think of anything that's as exciting as I'm sure this mission will be, and actually being in space. But, we did some training as a crew together. ”

- Laurel Clark

“ When his nomination comes before the United States Senate, Timothy Batten can count on my strong support... He is the right person for the job. ”

- Saxby Chambliss

“ I approached the bulk of my schoolwork as a chore rather than an intellectual adventure. ”

- Steven Chu

“ I will not be able to support his nomination on the Senate floor. ”

- Jim Bunning

“ This is not chauvinistic,... Our purpose, our mission is to share democracy with the world. ”

- Anthony Kennedy

“ Great ability develops and reveals itself increasingly with every new assignment. ”

- Baltasar Gracian
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