Quotation Explorer - 'Operation'

A military operation involves deception. Even though you are competent, appear to be incompetent. Though effective, appear to be ineffective. - Sun-tzu
Any writer worth his salt writes to please himself...It's a self-exploratory operation that is endless. An exorcism of not necessarily his demon, but of his divine discontent. - Harper Lee
terrorism is adamant. Fight against requires endurance, specific Counter-terrorism, Intelligence and swift operation - Michael Harris
Laws are a dead letter without courts to expound and define their true meaning and operation. - Alexander Hamilton
In a scheme of policy which is devised for a nation, we should not limit our views to its operation during a single year, or even for a short term of years. We should look at its operation for a considerable time, and in war as well as in peace. - Henry Clay
phase two of Operation Fish and CHIPs (Clean House of the Idiot Piranhas) - Brenda Pandos
The operation of the Church is entirely set up for the sinner; which creates much misunderstanding among the smug.(August 9, 1955) - Flannery O'Connor
Something must be done when you find an opposing set of desires of this kind well to the fore in your category of strong desires. You must set in operation a process of competition, from which one must emerge a victor and the other set be defeated. - Robert Collier
Alcohol is the anesthesia by which we endure the operation of life. - George Bernard Shaw
Make no mistake about it: Operation Desert Storm truly was a victory of good over evil, of freedom over tyranny, of peace over war. - Dan Quayle
Before undergoing a surgical operation, arrange your temporal affairs. You may live. - Ambrose Bierce
The body is an instrument, the mind its function, the witness and reward of its operation. - George Santayana
It is an infirmity of our nature to mingle our interests and prejudices with the operation of our reasoning powers, and attribute to the objects of our likes and dislikes qualities they do not possess and effects they can not produce. - Andrew Jackson
Her hands moved up his arms and tried to ignore the tingling zapping her skin like the metal edges of the Operation game. - Shannyn Leah, Lakeshore Candy
CURSE, v.t. Energetically to belabor with a verbal slap-stick. This is an operation which in literature, particularly in the drama, is commonly fatal to the victim. Nevertheless, the liability to a cursing is a risk that cuts but a small figure in fixing the rates of life insurance. - Ambrose Bierce
If I ask you, are you conscious right now? You'd go right ahead and tell me - yes. That's because your conscious mind is constructing an awareness in you about everything around you. And underneath that operation of your conscious mind, there are billions of neurons working in proper harmony. - Abhijit Naskar
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