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Alliance Quotes

We’ve collected the best Alliance Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Mark Esper, Judy Gold, James Buchanan, Naveen Patnaik, George Bernard Shaw. Use them as an inspiration.

Good alliances are made of strong, capable partners.
I’ve never been on one of these shows where you have to make alliances and be a team player.
To avoid entangling alliances has been a maxim of our policy ever since the days of Washington, and its wisdom no one will attempt to dispute.
James Buchanan
There is no question of any alliance with the Congress party. The Congress have always neglected the people of Odisha.
Marriage is an alliance entered into by a man who can’t sleep with the window shut, and a woman who can’t sleep with the window open.
The Japan-U.S. alliance is an irreplaceable alliance. And I would like to further consolidate and broaden that alliance.
The alliance should agree… to an effective NATO role against the new threats presented by international terrorism and weapons of mass destruction.
The crucial point is always the own cost structure. Therefore I created a Low Cost alliance with air Berlin.
First in France, first in Romania – by land and sea to the English and Paris. Marvellous deeds by that great alliance. The violent brute will lose Lorraine.
Anyone can call himself a promoter. Anyone can call himself a promoter and stage a fight. Unlike other professional sports, whose owners collude out of mutual interest in their sport’s image and general welfare, there are no real alliances or partnerships in boxing.
Not only the priceless heritage of our fathers, of our seamen, of our Empire builders is being thrown away in a war that serves no British interests – but our alliance leader Stalin dreams of nothing but the destruction of that heritage of our fathers?
John Amery
Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations; entangling alliances with none.
Our alliances and our credibility are crucial elements of our working capital in advancing America’s interests in the world, and they have been eroded over the last four years.
We’re in a global war, facing an enemy alliance that runs from Pyongyang, North Korea, to Havana, Cuba, and Caracas, Venezuela.
The Erdogan government‘s first major step outside of the U.S. alliance was during the Bush Administration, when it wouldn’t let Washington use Turkey as a launching ground for U.S. troops entering Iraq in 2003.
The idea is that Putin-Trump would be a win-win for the Kremlin, as they have mutual interests and alliances.
It is a power stronger than will. Could a stone escape from the laws of gravity? Impossible. Impossible, for evil to form an alliance with good.
Comte de Lautreamont
My colleagues and I met with Prime Minister Netanyahu and other Israeli military and security officials to discuss our votes against the terrible Iran deal and to reaffirm our commitment to our longstanding alliance.
In the future, ‘the networked’ will sometimes form alliances with the Silicon Valley companies against Congress, but sometimes we are going to want and need to target our campaigns for change at the companies themselves.
We want Congress to join the Samajwadi Party (SP) and Bahujan Samajwadi Party (BSP) alliance.
No alliance can be formed on Twitter.
Community means engaging constructively with like-minded nations to build strong, sustaining institutions and alliances – and bringing emerging powers into this community so future conflict becomes less likely.
BJP are opposed to a Muslim boy marrying a Hindu girl. Then how did BJP have an alliance with Mehbooba Mufti or Nitish Kumar or Chandrababu Naidu?
My view is that you still, in order to win from the Labour perspective, have to have a strong alliance with business as well as the unions. You have got to be very much in the centre ground on things like public sector reform.
There is a clear interest within ISIS to drag Israel into a war with them. If they do so, they will be able to paint Israel as having an alliance with the states fighting against them.
Trying to rebuild Afghanistan on the cheap has left the country in the hands of warlords and an impotent Northern Alliance puppet regime that runs Kabul and nothing else.
An American government that really wanted to stick it to the Chinese Communist Party would be reinforcing U.S. alliances in Asia, instead of threatening to withdraw troops from South Korea and Japan until they pay extortionate rates for U.S. bases.
Drag Race’ is a lot like ‘Game of Thrones.’ There’s a lot of different alliances, queens fight for the crown, they take the throne.
Time and time again, we have seen a growing alliance of allies who are willing to stand with trans people, who are educating themselves on trans identity and trans equality, and who understand that our lives are worth celebrating and that our cause matters.
Populated by the usual detritus of contributors, Canadian Peace Alliance retreads and Press TV dingbats, the Syria Solidarity Movement is unambiguously and unashamedly pro-Assad.
The alliance in Jammu and Kashmir is one of the most important developments on the contemporary political scene.
We must be open to creating alliances of progressive and socialist organisations on a local level, particularly given the undemocratic electoral system face.
I’m training at Alliance because they encourage me, and they motivate me, and they try to build on my uniqueness as a fighter, as an athlete.
If people do not think we are serious on the economy or about supporting great business, withdrawing from the world, not being strong on our international alliances… I think that could further undermine support for us.
We will reinforce old alliances and form new ones – and unite the civilized world against radical Islamic terrorism, which we will eradicate completely from the face of the Earth.
Donald Trump
In fact, it seems to me that making strategic alliances across national borders in order to treat HIV among the world’s poor is one of the last great hopes of solidarity across a widening divide.
I believe that the way politics has been done in the country is wrong. It has always been based on alliances that don’t have the well-being of the people as their first priority.
If old American alliance commitments don’t count for as much, countries will, in some cases, then say, ‘Well, we’ve got to militarize in certain ways and act more independently.’
With a Hyperloop One system in place, there is ability to further unify the alliance of the GCC, socially, culturally, and economically.
Strengthening our critical strategic alliance with Israel is in U.S. security interests and the absolute right thing to do for our closest friend in a very dangerous part of the world.
The Congress has made it clear that it has an alliance with the DMK, and it did face the elections with the DMK. And even after the results were known and they suffered a massive defeat, the Congress continues to say that they have an alliance with DMK, and it continues to be a part of the ruling coalition.
Friendship is but another name for an alliance with the follies and the misfortunes of others. Our own share of miseries is sufficient: why enter then as volunteers into those of another?
Sheridan is still there, he’s the president of the Alliance, everything that was in place when the series is there is still there, we’re just moving the camera over a couple of light years.
Andreas Katsulas
Finally we are a nation with some conscience. It means alliances are extremely important when they’re based on a national interest. We have to have the ability to sustain our presence within those alliances.
Malcolm Wallop
The alliance with the United States is and will always be the foundation of our diplomacy and national security.
I’ve been working with them for a couple years and a couple of projects. Essentially Robert F. Kennedy Jr., is the chief litigator for this corporation, this Alliance, and their job is to prosecute corporate polluters of the great bodies of water in North America.
No, no, it is obvious that the ECU should act as a close alliance for the benefit of chess.
I think that the same kind of openness and fluidity and willingness to interrogate power that we, as feminists, expect from men in alliance on questions of class should also be the expectation that women of colour can rely upon with our white feminist allies.
The Dangerous Alliance consists of the following – ‘The Advocate’ Paul Heyman and ‘The Beast‘ Brock Lesnar. That Dangerous Alliance is the single most formidable faction in the history of sports entertainment. We don’t need Four Horsemen. We don’t need three Freebirds. We don’t need a Legion of Doom.
When my mum was ill, I always thought the club paid for me to fly back and visit her, and then, only years down the line, I found out it was Emma, so she did some stuff for me that was personal that I’ll truly never forget, so I have got an alliance to Emma Hayes.
Obama and the Democrats are not focused on the moderates. They’re focused on getting their base out, and they’re trying to expand that base by forming sympathetic, empathetic alliances with the downtrodden, and there are a lot of downtrodden because Obama has made them that way via his policies.
An understanding is perhaps better than an alliance, which may stereotype arrangements which cannot be regarded as permanent in view of the changing circumstances from day to day.
Edward Grey
Ten years ago U.S. defence investment represented almost half of all defence expenditure in the whole alliance. Today it is 75%. This increasing economic gap may also lead to an increasing technology gap which will almost hamper the inter-operability between our forces.
Anders Fogh Rasmussen
It is probably not love that makes the world go around, but rather those mutually supportive alliances through which partners recognize their dependence on each other for the achievement of shared and private goals.
I think overall our national security is strengthened if we are able to make the decisions that we need and the alliances that we believe in outside the current structures of the European Union.
The common man is sick of rising prices, growing corruption, lack of jobs, and on various other counts. They know that the United Progressive Alliance government led by Dr. Manmohan Singh is not capable of delivering, and hence, they want to get rid of this government.
I’ve always believed in one nation even when it wasn’t entirely fashionable inside the Labour party… and I believe one nation means building a really solid alliance between the classes.
That kind of ‘Lord of the Fliesbrutality of being 11, it’s a tough time. You’re trying to figure out who you are, and who your friends are, and what your alliances are, and kids fall out all the time.
A Trump presidencyneutral between dictatorships and democracies, opposed to free trade, skeptical of traditional U.S. defense alliances, hostile to immigration – would mark the collapse of the entire architecture of the U.S.-led post-World War II global order.
It fell to President Harry Truman to contain Soviet expansionism. He built America’s first peacetime alliances, starting in Western Europe, then in Asia.
In 2013, after a challenging two years of long-term IV antibiotics and six weeks at a clinic in florida, I received the ‘Star Light’ award from the Lyme Research Alliance for my advocacy and strength to light the way of Lyme disease awareness.
I think within Japan there is talk about how there is the need to reassess the future of the U.S.-Japan alliance.
We should see the leadership from the White House setting dates certain for certain goals of achieving greater alliance on alternative and renewable energy sources, but we are not.
We can rebuild an alliance to fight ISIS, but we have to lead, and we have to give our allies what they are asking us to do. We do not have to march off to war, but we have to help our allies fight a war which we need them to win.
Alliances and international organizations should be understood as opportunities for leadership and a means to expand our influence, not as constraints on our power.
Bringing the Baltics into the alliance is not a zero sum game in which NATO’s gain is Russia’s loss, NATO’s strength Russia’s weakness.
I wouldn’t say there are alliances at the pageant, but I understand if you can’t speak the language, you would want to hang out with someone who understands you.
Force-backed humanitarianism, which relies on rational influence over events in other countries, may have been a more feasible project in the bipolar era of the Cold War, with its relatively defined and stable web of alliances and proxies.
Turkey initiated true multiparty elections in 1950 to join NATO. As a requirement of its membership, NATO can and should demand that Turkey honor its commitment to the alliance’s democratic norms.
The Socialists did not want to work with us, so we created an alliance with the FPO, and we are making good policies of reform for our country.
Normally, when you’re working on something, there are other characters that you have alliances with, and you have unified goals with some characters.
Alliances and partnerships produce stability when they reflect realities and interests.
Like life, peace begins with women. We are the first to forge lines of alliance and collaboration across conflict divides.
In essence, the tragedy of the Warsaw Rising resulted from a systemic breakdown of the Grand Alliance.
The key thing for me has always been how we realize the missionenabling every professional in the world to change their own economic curve by the strength of their alliances and connections with other people.
The great leaders of the second world war alliance, Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill, understood the twin sides of destruction and salvation. Their war aims were not only to defeat fascism, but to create a world of shared prosperity.
In fact, the religious right consists of an alliance of several groups that, without experiencing anything like the oppression visited on black Americans, have consistently occupied lower rungs in the American social hierarchy.
In choosing global corporate partners UNICEF emphasises compatibility with our core values and looks to build alliances that advance our mission of ensuring the health, education, equality and protection for all the world‘s children.
The ‘Alliance for Progress’ was a political proposal to improve conditions. It was aimed at lowering the social difference between cultures.
As women have played an increasingly important role in politics, there is no question that they’ve brought a different perspective, focusing attention on a broader set of issues and building alliances with other women.
Marriage is the alliance of two people, one of whom never remembers birthdays and the other who never forgets them.
I agree with those who say that democracies need to work together more effectively to stand up for the liberal democratic model that China is increasingly challenging. It’s important for there to be an alliance of democracies.
The U.S.-led western alliance, while acting as an advocate of democracy, rule of law and human rights, is acting from the opposite position, rejecting the democratic principle of the sovereign right of states enshrined in the U.N. Charter and trying to decide for others what is good and what is bad.
The Pacific Alliance is an initiative to align our economies.
Perhaps, to the uninformed, it may appear unaccountable that a man should be able to retain in his memory such a variety of learning; but the close alliance with each other, of the different branches of science, will explain the difficulty.
Foreign policy will require a strategic agility that, whenever possible, gets ahead of problems, strengthens U.S. security and alliances, and promotes American interests and credibility.
Finding innovative ways to deliver vaccines to children in developing countries is at the heart of our work. The very fact that we don’t have people on the ground but rather work in an alliance with other organizations is itself an innovation that was the basis of GAVI’s establishment in 2000.
The GAVI Alliance has achieved many things in its first dozen years, but none more important than helping save more than 5.5 million lives and prevent untold illness and suffering.
For any party or alliance, it is imperative to get at least 272 Lok Sabha seats to claim the PM’s post.
Including myself, the majority of the Korean people believe in this staunch alliance between Korea and the United States and all of us hope that our traditional alliance will be further strengthened in the future.
Commerce with all nations, alliance with none, should be our motto.
America after Trump may be more like the European Union; a rambling alliance of interstate compacts, rather than the forced marriage of a country that emerged after the Civil War.
Russia does not want confrontation of any kind. And we will not take part in any kind of ‘holy alliance.’
Vladimir Putin
NATO is the most important military alliance in world history.
I will be extremely happy if people start questioning political parties when they make electoral alliances.
We really think highly of the executives at SBC. And Microsoft is one of the great companies of the 21st century. It is in all of our best interests to work together. In this new wave of technology, you can’t do it all yourself; you have to form alliances.
Helen Zille, formidable leader of the Democratic Alliance, routinely vilified as representing white interests only, is trying to make sure everyone knows that the case against Zuma is strong and is trying to have it investigated in a judicial review.
The political alliance between the House of Saud and the conservative Wahhabi clerics is as old as the nation, and the alliance has resulted in billions funneled to and through the Wahhabi movement.
Forming an alliance is not the tradition of the AAP and we will not fight elections in collaboration with any political party or front.
If the union between England and America is a powerful factor in the cause of peace, a new Triple Alliance between the Teutonic race and the two branches of the Anglo-Saxon race will be a still more potent influence in the future of the world.
Edward Grey
President Trump is hardly the first U.S. president to call on the European allies to do more – in one form or another, every president since Harry Truman has done so. What is different this time, however, is Trump’s suggestion that America’s commitment to the alliance is conditional.
In fact, it struck me when we invaded last year that if we did it without European and East Asian support, we were risking losing our alliance in Europe in exchange for Iraq, and that is a very undesirable exchange.
Until defense of democracy in the digital era is taken up by governments collectively, both in NATO and outside the alliance, liberal democracies will remain vulnerable to the cyberthreats of the 21st century.
The fact to the matter is, we never developed a comprehensive strategy to deal with radical Islam. And the 9/11 commission said one of the things we must do is develop a global alliance to combat it.
The first and most important is to emphasize the enduring nature of the alliance relationship particularly with Europe which does share our values and interests even if it disagrees with us on specific policies.
As a long-time supporter of Israel, I will ensure that our alliance does not waver, and that America continues to support Israeli security, advocate for her on the international stage, and contain the threat from Iran and terrorism across the region.
The first reports of AIDS closely followed the inauguration of President Ronald Reagan, whose ‘family values‘ agenda and alliance with Christian conservatives associated AIDS with deviance and sin.
Alliance – in international politics, the union of two thieves who have their hands so deeply inserted in each other’s pockets that they cannot separately plunder a third.
I have been working, as emergency relief coordinator, on an international scale, very hard to build a wider alliance of partners in assistance efforts.
Jan Egeland
Whoever believes that a symbolic tank parade on the alliance’s eastern border will bring security is mistaken.
Everybody in the black community must organize, and then we decide whether we will have alliance with other people or not, but not until we are organized.
The Idea enters the brain from the outside. It rearranges the furniture to make it more to its liking. It finds other Ideas already in residence, and picks fights or forms alliances. The alliances build new structures, to defend themselves against intruders.
Bernard Beckett
I think that when you look at our founding principles, it was based on America as a nation committed to universal human rights and a nation that was weary of foreign entanglements and foreign alliances that did not keep us safe or promote our interests.
If someone is undertaking aggressive military activities in Ukraine and Syria, if someone is bolstering his military presence near his neighbors… then we have an unequivocal answer regarding who wants to start a new Cold War. Certainly, it is not Poland or the NATO alliance.
The United States, obviously, has a great interest in helping to maintain peace and security in Europe, and we have a formal alliance, NATO, to do so.
With the Victory Junction alliance, we will celebrate and enable kids with diverse challenges and perspectives to reach their fullest abilities.
It is my policy to deepen the Japan-U.S. alliance and to deepen security and economic relations as well as personal exchanges.
I think the gay – the gay/straight alliances in the school are very useful as far as creating understanding among kids and so kids aren’t necessarily so stigmatized or demonized for being who they really are.
Jeanne Phillips
The Indian government has been taking some lead in several environmental initiatives, like the international solar alliance, many green initiatives in schools, lots of river reservations projects.
We’ve got to be moving together, working together, leading the country together, and ensuring that we achieve the objectives that our alliance has set out for itself.
Diplomacy means all the wicked devices of the Old World, spheres of influence, balances of power, secret treaties, triple alliances, and, during the interim period, appeasement of Fascism.
Barbara W. Tuchman
We have the tools to be a stronger nation than we were before Sept. 11, 2001. We have learned valuable lessons about the danger of growing enemies and the importance of developing alliances.
The minute a collective alliance fails to live up to its agreement to collective defence, then from that moment on, everybody is on the run.
I, for one, begin with intent. There is no question that, Saddam Hussein had intent to do harm to the Western alliance and to the United States of America.
Tommy Franks
The U.S. always needs an enemy. It comes and goes. Today it is Islam. According to this plan or ideology of the born-again Christians who formed an alliance with Zionism, Islam is the monster.
Walid Jumblatt
I will strengthen the South Korea-U.S. alliance.
All Jews in America that care about the U.S.-Israel alliance know they can sleep peacefully under a Biden presidency.
Republicans and blacks had an unlikely alliance around ‘max black’ after the 1990 census. By concentrating black voters in some districts, the strategy elected a record number of black congressmen in 1992. But the remaining ‘bleached’ districts were more likely to elect white Republicans.
Our opposition to Trident is very clear, very firm, very long-standing, very principled, and we would seek to build an alliance to prevent the renewal of Trident.
AAP was formed to expose the Congress’s scam. We could never think of an alliance with the Congress, but to fight the BJP we have to think of something like that.
We have to stress our conservative credentials and emphasize that we are the natural, national alternative to the Liberals. Clearly the Alliance has shown it can’t break out of its Western box. The Alliance is at single-digit support in three quarters of the country.
Peter MacKay
I’m on Governor Gray DavisCalifornia Alliance Towards Education to bring the arts back to high schools.
As American freemen, we cannot but sympathize in all efforts to extend the blessings of civil and political liberty, but at the same time, we are warned by the admonitions of history and the voice of our own beloved Washington to abstain from entangling alliances with foreign nations.
Reality television has borrowed so much from the world of politics, whether it’s alliances or voting or the kind of strategizing that’s done. Anything like that came from politics well before it came from reality television.
The BJP broke its alliance with us as they were hungry for power. They wanted to rule the state like they are ruling the country, after getting a majority in Lok Sabha elections. They thought they can divide Maharashtra if they are in power with a majority here. But the Sena will never let that happen.
Trump believes all foreigners are playing us for suckers – he sees the world as a dark place. How can you lead alliances when you keep telling your allies they are ripping you off?
People have now got the ability to speak to each other across continents: to join with each other in communities that are not based simply on territory, streets, but networks; and you’ve got the possibility of people building alliances right across the world.
We had to forge an alliance of strength based not on colour but on commitment to the total abolition of apartheid and oppression; we would seek allies, of whatever colour, as long as they were totally agreed on our liberation aims.
I will aim to restore the Japan-U.S. alliance and Japan’s strong diplomatic capabilities. Japan can’t pursue a strong foreign policy without strengthening its alliance with the United States.
We have plenty of examples from twentieth-century history where, out of fear of liberalism or Communism, religious conservatives made alliances with secular populists and nationalists, and it ended up going pretty badly for everybody.
Japan and the U.S. are allies that share universal values such as liberty and democracy. We’d like to work together with the U.S. to further strengthen the alliance and secure peace and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region.
Even at its most powerful, Britain always needed alliances with other European states. There would almost certainly have been no British victory at Waterloo, for instance, without the assistance of Prussia.
Close alliances with despots are never safe for free states.
The Obama administration has vastly expanded the use of armed drones and concentrated a great deal of diplomatic effort on building and maintaining alliances that share information about terrorists, provide access to get near them, and then strike against them.
Just following ‘Survivor‘ over the years, sometimes if an individual is not a threat and he doesn’t rub anybody the wrong way and he can get into an alliance, he can hang out there for a while.
The French don’t seek out alliances except when there are difficulties.
Eric Rohmer
Strong alliances can thrive even where disagreements exist, but they cannot thrive where free and open communication is shut down.
The strategy we need to pursue is one of recovering our time – to push back on our hours of work. We need to form a new alliance between feminist groups, labor unions, child advocates, progressive corporations, and the federal government insofar as it’s willing to pursue a family-friendly agenda.
I don’t believe an Alliance government should sponsor legislation on abortion or a referendum on abortion.
We have allowed an unholy alliance of government – the new monarchy – and corporate influence – the new aristocracy – to take control of events in a way that would have made our Founders shudder.
There is a strong sentiment within the Tea Party that favors a stronger America on the global stage, and with that comes a strong alliance with the State of Israel.
Adam Hasner
The fact is that America has been at her most prosperous when government and the private sector have been not at war, but in a wary, if often underplayed, alliance. History is unmistakable on this point.
To his lasting credit, President Reagan never wavered. He recognized the strategic importance of staying the course, both in terms of denying Moscow the military hegemony it sought in Western Europe and of restoring the will, cohesiveness, and security of the NATO alliance, so badly frayed during the turbulent 1970s.
I am the executive director of the Black Alliance for Just Immigration, which is the country’s only national immigrant rights organization for black immigrants and African Americans. Being the daughter of Nigerian immigrants really drove me to do this type of work.
We have to remember the bigger picture: the U.S.-Israel alliance is too important to be hijacked by political interests or undermined by perceived riffs.
With Google, we formed a new alliance to create industry-specific cloud and mobile solutions to help clients advance their digital transformation agendas and improve business performance.
As soon as my trial was over, we tried to use the energy that had developed around my case to create another organization, which we called the National Alliance against Racist and Political Repression.
President Trump has called on other nations to do more, and they have responded. By the end of 2020, our NATO allies will spend an additional $100 billion on defense, an unprecedented increase that will make the alliance stronger.
Our alliances should be understood as a means to expand our influence, not as a constraint on our power. The expansion of democracy and freedom in the world should be a shared interest and value with all nations.
Nature is not simply a technical or economical resource, and human beings are not mere numbers. To suggest that one can somehow align all the squabbling institutions of science, environmental management, government and diplomacy in an alliance of convenience to regulate the global climate seems to me optimistic.
The Internet is a global resource that does not belong to any one nation or alliance. It has contributed to amazing economic growth, collaboration, civil education, and awe-inspiring lifestyle improvements for billions of people.
My husband is an opposition MP. Our political alliance may have fallen through, but our matrimonial alliance is intact.
When President Obama visited Japan, we were able to confirm that our alliance is playing a leading role in ensuring a peaceful and prosperous Asia-Pacific.
I know that military alliances and armament have been the reliance for peace for centuries, but they do not produce peace; and when war comes, as it inevitably does under such conditions, these armaments and alliances but intensify and broaden the conflict.
The other political parties are either in alliances or are formed with the collaborations of one or two different parties, but the Congress is different.