Salute Quotes

Salute Quotes by Tom Hodgkinson, William Matthews, Mahesh Manjrekar, Philip K. Dick, Tecumseh, Winston Churchill and many others.

Poetry, being supremely useless, by its very existence

Poetry, being supremely useless, by its very existence represents a protest against the so-called ‘real world’ of busy-ness and moneymaking, so we must embrace, salute and support our poets.
Tom Hodgkinson
There is a wide difference between general acquaintance and companionship. You may salute a man and exchange compliments with him daily, yet know nothing of his character, his inmost tastes arid feelings.
William Matthews
Army wives sacrifice a lot, we need to salute them because no matter what, they always put up a brave face.
Mahesh Manjrekar
I never liked the idea of doing what a machine says. I hate having to salute something built in a factory.
Philip K. Dick
Always give a word or sign of salute when meeting or passing a friend, or even a stranger, if in a lonely place.
The arts are essenВ­tial to any comВ­plete national life. The State owes it to itself to susВ­tain and encourВ­age them. […] Ill fares the race which fails to salute the arts with the revВ­erВ­ence and delight which are their due.
Winston Churchill
I, as school kid, was a member of the Civil Guard, something like today’s NCC. We had to salute our officers who went round in jeeps. So I thought one day I will also ride in a jeep and somebody else will salute me.
Dhirubhai Ambani
I had a sense of pride for the armed forces from the time I was a child because of my grandfather. He taught me to salute. He told me that every time I see army personnel, I should salute as a mark of respect.
Diana Penty
I should like to elbow aside the established pieties and raise my martini glass in salute to the mortal arts of pleasure.
Bob Shacochis
Some actors don’t mind it. Those who are pretty. They think it’s nice to be looked at because they are nice to look at. I appreciate that. I’m very happy to salute that aspiration. But I don’t like the way I look so I don’t like being photographed. I become defensive.
Richard Griffiths
To escape the cycle of tragedy, we (searchers) have to be tough on the ideas of the planners, even while we salute their goodwill.
William Easterly
I had long wondered,” Lan said to Tam. “About the man who had given Rand that heron-marked blade. I wondered if he had truly earned it. Now I know.” Lan raised his own sword in salute.
Robert Jordan
Desponding Phyllis was endu’d
With ev’ry Talent of a Prude,
She trembled when a Man drew near;
Salute her, and she turn’d her Ear:
If o’er against her you were plac’d
She durst not look above your Waist
Jonathan Swift
As Cindy Sheehan was gathering public sympathy as the Gold Star mom against the killing in Iraq, the Republican party decided to import an easier target to pummel. So they brought over the ‘I-salute-your-courage, Saddam’ religious fundamentalist crack-pot who can’t tell us where the money went.
Greg Palast
Life laughs at you when you are unhappy; Life smiles at you when you are happy; But life salutes you when you make other happy.
Charlie Chaplin
I salute the poor of our country who have deposited more than Rs 20,000 crore in Jan Dhan Bank Accounts.
Narendra Modi
I don’t know how many more times I’ll be in New England again. But I leave coach Belichick and those guys with a salute: ‘I love you guys. I miss you. I’m out.’
Randy Moss
I never meet a ragged boy in the street without feeling that i may owe him a salute, for I know not what possibilities may be buttoned up under his coat.
James A. Garfield
Stand by your bed and salute me.
Craig Ferguson
Sometimes you say things with a smile with the precise intention of making it clear that you are not being serious, and are only kidding. If I salute a friend with a smile and say, ‘How are you, you old scoundrel!’ clearly I don’t really mean he’s a scoundrel.
Umberto Eco
Hand that on parting squeezes your shoulder, salutes the small of your back.
Joan Didion
If God were only mighty, we would Salute Him. But since he is Merciful and Mighty, we can approach Him.
Max Lucado
‘Black Ice Cream’ is a salute to the ladies with Black Girl Magic who exude a powerful sexual confidence.
Raheem DeVaughn
A man, so to speak, who is not able to bow to his own conscience every morning is hardly in a condition to respectfully salute the world at any other time of the day.
Douglas William Jerrold
I cannot conjure up an ounce of respect for Bill Clinton when it comes to the military. Every time I see him salute a Marine, it infuriates me. I don’t think Bill Clinton cares one iota about what happens in a military unit.
Jim Webb
Pele called me the greatest footballer in the world. That is the ultimate salute to my life.
George Best
Then the American flag was saluted. In general, in the United States people always salute the American flag.
Friedrich Durrenmatt
You take it from me, we are losing the war because we can salute too well.
Erich Maria Remarque
The man in the shop peered disapprovingly at Evie through the glass. She pumped her arms and legs up and down in imitation of a marching band, gave the man a salute, and continued her meandering walk to the museum.
Libba Bray
Many have left their families to defend our freedom. We salute their bravery; we express our appreciation and support to their families. And we pray for their safe return.
Bob Taft
Let us work together for unity and love.
Mahatma Gandhi
Ron Pernick and Clint Wilder have created a compelling vision for a Clean Tech Nation and a roadmap for creating it, even as they surprise and delight readers with a rich account of progress already achieved. I salute their unique combination of technical savvy, practical sense, and imperishable enthusiasm.
Ralph Cavanagh
If you’re an activist trying to do something important, I salute you. Most of us just give ourselves ethical brownie points for watching Channel 2 instead of Channel 3, like characters in a broad dystopian satire.
Frankie Boyle
I salute all workingwomen everywhere! You inspire me to keep going!
Megan Alexander
Usually, before I salute the judge, I’m able to just grab the event, and I pray on it, and that really grounds me. For some reason, once I do that, I am able to think clearly, and I’m able to calm down right before I compete.
Laurie Hernandez
I salute the 51 congressmen who voted (for the impeachment complaints.) It’s not over yet. There will always be hope.
Corazon Aquino
I salute all the nations of the Arab Spring and I salute the heroic people of Syria who are striving for freedom, democracy and reform.
Ismail Haniyeh
Hail, Caesar, those who are about to die salute thee.
Alas, day, you brought light,
You trailed splendour
You showed us god:
I salute you, most precious one,
But I go to a new place,
Another life.
Hilda Doolittle
I’m honored to be asked by Stephanie Allain – whom I’ve long admired – to add to the scope of my programming purview at Film Independent. I salute David Ansen for his work with the festival and look forward to continuing to follow his example.
Elvis Mitchell
Were we to aim in every case at the kind of supreme beauty exemplified by Sta Maria della Salute, we should end with aesthetic overload. The clamorous masterpieces, jostling for attention side by side, would lose their distinctiveness, and the beauty of each of them would be at war with the beauty of the rest.
Roger Scruton
You don’t ever salute losing – ever.
Patrick Beverley
POW 369, I should salute you from this heart of mine. And thank you for placing your life on the line.
Darryl Worley
Everybody’s after a new morning. What do we have to run up and salute tomorrow?
Robert Stone
Before each one of my fights, I make a point of saluting my opponent. I salute the other fighter out of respect, even though he is trying to take something from me.
Georges St-Pierre
When news of the surrender first reached our lines our men commenced firing a salute of a hundred guns in honor of the victory. I at once sent word, however, to have it stopped. The Confederates were now our prisoners, and we did not want to exult over their downfall.
Ulysses S. Grant
No matter what you think about the Iraq war, there is one thing we can all agree on for the next days – we have to salute the courage and bravery of those who are risking their lives to vote and those brave Iraqi and American soldiers fighting to protect their right to vote.
Hillary Clinton
Before you, I engage myself to serve my country with the devotion and the exemplary that this post demands. I understand responsibilities of the job and, as such, I give a republican salute to Nicolas Sarkozy who has led France for 5 years and who deserves all of our respect.
Francois Hollande
By all means use sometimes to be alone. Salute thyself: see what thy soul doth wear. Dare to look in thy chest; for ‘Tis thine own: And tumble up and down what thou findst there. Who cannot rest till he good fellows find, he breaks up house, turns out of doors his mind.
George Herbert
Every man needs a blind eye and a deaf ear, so when people applaud, you’ll only hear half of it, and when people salute, you’ll only see part of it. Believe only half the praise and half the criticism.
Charles Spurgeon
“You shall not covet your neighbor’s wife, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor anything that is your neighbor’s.” Your neighbor is clearly a male, and the woman, the ox and the ass are property of the male. That’s not morality I will salute today.
John Shelby Spong
I salute every individual who honours the core values of peace and help in one way or another to make a difference.
Widad Akrawi
I am a fascist, not a racist. I give the straight arm salute because it is a salute from a ‘camerata’ to ‘camerati’. The salute is aimed at my people. With the straight arm I don’t want to incite violence and certainly not racial hatred.
Paolo Di Canio
Today, salute, mile, serve, deep. And I am never doing that again.-Kavi
Hilari Bell
It is time to remember that old wisdom our soldiers will never forget: that whether we are black or brown or white, we all bleed the same red blood of patriots, we all enjoy the same glorious freedoms, and we all salute the same great American Flag.
Donald Trump
He sucked his lips in an attempt not to laugh. “Aren’t you Spanish?” She raised one arm in a salute. “Viva la Queen Isabella!” “I see. Then why are you speaking with a French accent?
Julia Quinn
Life salutes u when u make others happy
Charlie Chaplin
I still need Marines who can shoot and salute. But I need Marines who can fix jet engines and man sophisticated radar sets, as well.
Robert E. Cushman, Jr.
In my perfect imagination, with stern discipline I rise with the first bird, salute the dawn, have a healthy breakfast of fruits, wander over to my faux-oak desk, tap the On button on my Macbook Air, acknowledge the muse, and skip into the world where the story flows over the day and into the night.
Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor
In uniform patriotism can salute one flag only, embrace but the first circle of life – one’s own land and tribe. In war that is necessary, in peace it is not enough.
Bill Moyers
I salute South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley and Sen. Lindsey Graham for their calls to remove the Confederate battle flag from the grounds of the Statehouse.
Bob Beckel
The inked fingers and the position of them, which is gonna be a ‘Daily Show’ photo already, of them signaling in this [Nazi salute] manner, as if they have solidarity with the Iraqis who braved physical threats against their lives to vote as if somehow these inked-fingered Republicans have something to do with that.
Janeane Garofalo
Most Christians salute the sovereignty of God but believe in the sovereignty of man.
R. C. Sproul
This is how philosophers should salute each other: ‘Take your time.
Ludwig Wittgenstein
I want to celebrate and salute motherhood.
Neeti Mohan
Always give a word or a sign of salute when meeting or passing a friend,even a stranger, when in a lonely place. Show respect to all people and grovel to none. When you arise in the morning give thanks for the food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason for giving thanks, the fault lies only in yourself.
There is certainly greatness in the ’60s generation. They changed our attitudes about race in America, which was long overdue. They didn’t just stand up and salute when told to go to war. Women finally began to realize a more equal place in our society.
Tom Brokaw
I have spent seven of the 12 years I have been married a victim of political persecution. I must be the first male spouse being held hostage by a regime. I accept this, as Pakistan has traditional elements who find it hard to reconcile with a man whose wife works and who other men salute perforce of her office.
Asif Ali Zardari
Our forces saved the remnants of the Jewish people of Europe for a new life and a new hope in the reborn land of Israel. Along with all men of good will, I salute the young state and wish it well.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
If you can’t get them to salute when they should salute and wear the clothes you tell them to wear, how are you going to get them to die for their country?
George S. Patton
We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.
Cynthia Ozick
I salute my desires with a bow.
were it not for them to come and play
mind would be empty just like me.
Suman Pokhrel
When you get to be President, there are all those things, the honors, the twenty-one gun salutes, all those things. You have to remember it isn’t for you. It’s for the Presidency.
Harry S. Truman
IF you Salute your work,You do not have to salute anybody.
IF you pollute your work,You have to salute everybody.
Abdul Kalam
We cannot forget that our flag received its first foreign salute from a Dutch officer, nor that the Province of Friesland gave to our independence its first formal recognition.
Seth Low
I salute the light within your eyes where the whole universe dwells. For when you are at that center within you and I am at that place within me, we shall be one.
Crazy Horse
Always be sexy.В I salute that message.
Ted Cruz
Everyone needs to be proactive and know the various warning signs of cancer. Early detection and research to make detection easier at earlier stages, along with the treatments needs, is still a must. I salute all those winning the battle.
Dennis Franz
I have seen and heard a 21-gun salute as my father is in the Navy, but that doesn’t mean I don’t jump if a gun is fired in my face!
Neha Dhupia
It is the month of June,
The month of leaves and roses,
When pleasant sights salute the eyes,
And pleasant scents the noses.
Nathaniel Parker Willis
Fear is a healthy instinct, not a sign of weakness. It is a natural self-defense mechanism that is common to felines, wolves, hyenas, and most humans. Even fruit bats know fear, and I salute them for it. If you think the world is weird now, imagine how weird it would be if wild beasts had no fear.
Hunter S. Thompson
I think the Republican budget priorities are messed up. I salute for the way they’re attacking some of the entitlement programs, but they are taking huge cuts, by pretending they’re just block-granting it to the states, out of Medicaid, from the least fortunate.
David Brooks
Let me say that if the political arena is your choice as you work to keep our democracy strong and our essential freedoms accessible for all, then that is what you should do, and I salute you. We need champions in all walks of our civic discourse.
Loretta Lynch
No sadder sound salutes you than the clear, Wild laughter of the loon.
Celia Thaxter
I joined the Army in 1965 and served with the 11th Hussars, which I loved. The regiment was so relaxed – a salute was more like a friendly wave.
Antony Beevor
John Carlos provided the world with one of the most iconic images of the 1960s with his Black Power salute after a medal-winning performance at the 1968 summer games.
Tavis Smiley
I think new life is the most exciting thing and I absolutely have so much respect for my friends and family that have gone and done it because it seems like the hardest job in the world. So, who knows – maybe one day I might try it myself. But I completely salute anyone who does.
Christine Bottomley
We salute her for a life of remarkable achievements as an actor, as a diplomat, and most importantly as our beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and adored wife for fifty-five years of the late and much missed Charles Alden Black.
Shirley Temple
But now I salute you who follow me,
It is my time to stand at ease … content.
Christopher Vokes
Tis an admirable thing to see how some people will labour to find out terms that may obscure a plain sense, like a gentleman I knew, who would never say ‘the weather grew cold,’ but that ‘winter begins to salute us.’ I have no patience for such coxcombs.
Dorothy Osborne
Here’s your enemy for this week, the government says. And some gullible Americans click their heels and salute – often without knowing who or even where the enemy of the week is.
Charley Reese
It wasn’t fun to go to school, because we had to wear these blue things around our necks. We had to join the Pioneer Society, and we had to salute with our hands over our eyes. Even then, I was thinking for myself. I thought this wasn’t so different from the way the Nazis had conditioned people.
Nina Hagen
Away with your president! We shall have a king… the army will salute him as monarch; your militia will leave you and assist in making him king and fight against you. And what have you to oppose this force? What will then become of you and your rights?
Patrick Henry
The Sentence has no end. Sometimes I think it had no beginning. Now I salute its authors, which means all of us. You have made a wild, precious, awful, delicious, lovable, tragic, vulgar, fearsome, divine thing.
Douglas Davis
I’ll never know, and neither will you of the life you don’t choose. We’ll only know that whatever that sister life was, it was important and beautiful and not ours. It was the ghost ship that didn’t carry us. There’s nothing to do but salute it from the shore.
Cheryl Strayed
Let me tell you something: I salute womanhood worldwide, because women are exceptionally tough for enduring the misery of childbirth. I’ve cleaned hogs and gutted deer, but in my experience on Earth I’ve never witnessed such a brutal event.
Phil Robertson
I cannot salute the flag; I know that I am a black man in a white world. In 1972, in 1947, at my birth in 1919, I know that I never had it made.
Jackie Robinson
His faithful dog salutes the smiling guest.
Thomas Campbell
No government on earth can make men, who have realized freedom in their hearts, salute against their will.
Mahatma Gandhi
As a quiet salute to Beavis and Butthead, I held up my index finger and thumb in an “L”-the international sign for loser.
Michael Moore
I’ve been dreaming of a time when
The English are sick to death of Labour and Tories
And spit upon the name Oliver Cromwell and denounce this royal line that still salutes him
And will salute him forever.
Steven Morrissey
There must be hundreds of unsung heroes and heroines who first tasted strange things growing – and think of the man who first ate a lobster. This staggers the imagination. I salute him every time I take my nutcracker in hand and move the melted-butter pipkin closer.
Gladys Taber
But our trip was different. It was a classic affirmation of everything right and true and decent in the national character. It was a gross, physical salute to the fantastic possibilities of life in this country-but only for those with true grit. And we were chock full of that.
Hunter S. Thompson
I feel like I am a lot of who I am because I watched these shows that said it was okay to be a total weirdo. Shows like ‘Pete and Pete,’ ‘Hey, Dude,’ ‘Salute Your Shorts’ – that’s what I grew up with.
Mae Whitman
Our nuclear scientists and engineers have done a splendid job, and naturally, the entire nation has risen to salute their professional excellence, discipline, and patriotism. They have had the benefit of having been led in the past by great men like Homi Bhabha and Vikram Sarabhai.
Atal Bihari Vajpayee
I grew up on Nickelodeon.On All That and Are You Afraid of the Dark, and Salute Your Shorts and Rocco’s Modern Life and all that. That was my generation.
Drake Bell
Sometimes you say things with a smile with the precise intention of making it clear that you are not being serious, and are only kidding. If I salute a friend with a smile and say, “How are you, you old scoundrel!” clearly I don’t really mean he’s a scoundrel.
Umberto Eco
People who wish to salute the free and independent side of their evolutionary character acquire cats. People who wish to pay homage to their servile and salivating roots own dogs.
Anna Quindlen
How can we salute – encourage the American spirit? That means many different things to many different people.
Desiree Rogers
It is the soldier who salutes the flag, serves beneath the flag, whose coffin is draped by the flag, who gives that protester the freedom to abuse and burn that flag.
Zell Miller
What is a photograph? For me, a fragment of quick-silver, a lucid dream, a scribbled note from the subconscious to be deciphered, perhaps, over years. It is a monologue trying to become a conversation, an offering, an alibi, a salute.
Eva Rubinstein
The reduction of the universe to the compass of a single being, and the extension of a single being until it reaches God – that is love. Love is the salute of the angels to the stars. How sad is the heart when rendered sad by love! How great is the void created by the absence of the being who alone fills the world.
Victor Hugo
I salute Rick Perry for the way he’s trying to overcome this. Today he came out and said he’s not one of those slick politicians, that this just shows his human side, and some third excuse he can’t remember.
Craig Ferguson
I owe 40 per cent of my success to films from the south like ‘Himmatwala,’ ‘Toofan,’ ‘Mawaali,’ ‘Maqsad,’ Tamil and Telegu films such as ‘Big Boss,’ ‘Apurva Shar,’ ‘Gangleader,’ etc. I salute the south for contributing immensely to my success.
Bappi Lahiri
Sam was slow getting up. To Quinn he looked like an old man standing up after slipping on the ice. But he looked up at Quinn and performed a sort of salute. I owe you, Quinn.” I’m sorry I didn’t get him,” Quinn answered. Sam shook his head. “Man, don’t ever be sorry you don’t want to kill someone.
Michael Grant
I know as actors our job is usually to shed our skins, but I think as people our job is to become who we really are and so I would like to salute the men and women who brave ostracism, alienation and a life lived on the margins to become who they really are.
Felicity Huffman
I’d love to spend more time on the Isle of Man. I love the anonymity of putting on a boiler suit and going down to buy parts for the compressor. And Norman Wisdom’s a neighbour; I salute him occasionally.
John Rhys-Davies
My wisdom flows from the Highest Source. I salute that Source in you. Let us work together for unity and love.
Mahatma Gandhi
There are still some people who think that we have Stalin to thank for all our progress, who quake before Stalin’s dirty under-draws, who stand at attention and salute them.
Nikita Khrushchev
We salute the rank not the man
Richard Winters