Front Lines Quotes

We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Front Lines Quotes from Ernie Pyle, Diane Watson, Deb Haaland, Scott Kelly, Peter Bergen. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.

I was away from the front lines for a while this spring

I was away from the front lines for a while this spring, living with other troops, and considerable fighting took place while I was gone. When I got ready to return to my old friends at the front I wondered if I would sense any change in them.
Ernie Pyle
Ray Charles’ revolutionary approach to music was also reflected in his politics and his deep and abiding commitment to Martin Luther King and the plight of African-Americans. Ray Charles may not have been on the front lines, but he put his money where his mouth was.
Diane Watson
Whenever the Republicans have an opportunity, they’ve tried to make New Mexico into a right-to-work state, and so I’ve been on the front lines fighting that for a long time.
Deb Haaland
I believe in exploration, and I will miss being on the front lines of that endeavor. On one hand, I look forward to going home, but it’s something that’s been a big part of my life, and I’m going to miss it.
Scott Kelly
And in the end, bin Laden died in a squalid suburban compound surrounded by his wives and children and far from the front lines of his holy war.
Peter Bergen
The police is using decaying equipment. The military, which has also been on the front lines in combating domestic terrorism, has been doing so with outdated and insufficient equipment.
Nayib Bukele
Many people of color live on the front lines of environmental hazard and harm.
Martin Luther King III
A generation has witnessed the fight for racial justice from the front lines: Asian Americans have been paying attention, and they are ready to put up a fight.
Alex Wagner
When I visited Syrian special forces along the front lines, I was given extraordinary amounts of detail. They gave me the code numbers for the various positions they’ve got, told me where the rebels were – about 800 meters away in a forest. I met soldiers who had been wounded but were still serving.
Robert Fisk
Hesitating and hand-wringing when confronted by violence discourages the human-rights activists on the front lines and emboldens the enemy.
Richard Grenell
I have fought on the front lines to prevent illegal immigration. I know Donald Trump will stand with me and countless Americans to secure our border.
Joe Arpaio
My risk tolerance is higher than some people’s, but it’s not nearly as high as some people’s. I don’t want to exaggerate my bravado. I haven’t been on the front lines. I haven’t ever stepped on a land mine.
Andrew Solomon
So-called leaders aren’t doing anything, so it’s become the job of artists like me. We have to get on the front lines and fight for the people who have love and tolerance in their hearts and want to live in a unified world.
Fantastic Negrito
Africans are on the front lines of humanitarian efforts, distributing life-saving aid in dangerous environments. Africans comprise the vast majority of peacekeepers in civil conflict on that continent. Africans for the most part lead peace negotiations for the wars being fought in Africa.
John Prendergast
Right to work doesn’t eliminate unions. It makes them more responsible and accountable to their members on the front lines.
Eric Greitens
Trade unions have stood at the front lines of struggles for democratic change and social justice throughout history. In many countries, we are the organized voice of oppositions to governments operating at the behest of corporate power and vested interests.
Sharan Burrow
Hardworking, passionate teachers know their students’ needs better than anyone else in the school environment. If we can tap into their needs, we can unleash smarter solutions and empower those people on the front lines.
Charles Best
Whether your father, husband, son, or brother has been on the front lines, driving a computer or programming a tank, wielding a gun or a wrench, they are a team. No one moves, no one wins without everyone doing their job.
Rick Tumlinson
I joined the army after 9/11, after the Iraq war was started. I joined in part because I wanted to go fight on the front lines.
Tom Cotton
I was on the front lines in the Cold War, and I was on the front lines in the fight against Al Qaeda.
Gina Haspel
Nurses are on the front lines of our care. And they need to be at the foundation of health care reform. Let’s get health care done – and done right – by ensuring the amount of nurses we need to provide quality care for all.
Kirsten Gillibrand
As the quintessential swing state, Ohio has been on the front lines of battles to restrict access to the vote and make government less transparent. Conservatives know that they can’t win without putting a thumb on the scale of electoral outcomes.
Nina Turner
The National Guardsmen and women in New Jersey have been on the front lines of our fight against COVID-19.
Mikie Sherrill
Fomenting an ongoing political crisis is actually one of ISIS’s objectives; it distracts policymakers’ attention from terrorists inside Iraq; and it draws critical Iraqi security forces and law enforcement away from the front lines of the battle against ISIS.
Will Hurd
I love my life as a missionary, keeping myself on the front lines. The image in my mind is that God, my general, stands at the door when I go out every morning; and, knowing what the war is like, day after day he gives me his most powerful weapon: his Spirit. For this I am grateful.
Clayton M. Christensen
From breaking down the latest headlines on ‘FOX News @ Night’ to explaining the complexities of the law, I have had the opportunity to report from the front lines of the major stories emanating out of Washington.
Shannon Bream
The monastery of Christ in the Desert had its resident hermit, Brother Xavier, chosen after years of devotion and service, a monk so trusted and experienced that he qualified by Benedictine standards to be sent to the front lines in the fight against the devil.
Michael Paterniti
Fighting the Taliban and the various radical organizations on the front lines is like adding a Band-Aid to a cut, it may stop the bleeding but unless you clean it with antiseptic, the germs stay and multiply.
Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy
It is the police of America who are on the front lines, who are on the streets, who are in the daily contact with American citizens, who translate the dreams of American citizens when they succeed and frustrate the dreams when they fail.
Janet Reno
It was a kind of siren song that called me out to the front lines.
James Foley
Twenty-first century war adds new risks: more and more often there are no front lines, no central command, no rules of engagement – only a chaotic collision of politics, power, faith and bloodlust. Victims are as likely to be civilians as soldiers.
Nancy Gibbs
I am a spy in the house of me. I report back from the front lines of the battle that is me. I am somewhat nonplused by the event that is my life.
Carrie Fisher
California Democrats – we fight on the front lines – we don’t equivocate on the sidelines.
Kevin de Leon
For many of the brave men and women who have fought on the front lines, returning home means trying to navigate a complicated and bureaucratic Veterans Administration benefits system.
Kirsten Gillibrand
One of the great privileges of having grown up in a middle-class literary English household, but having gone to school in the front lines in Southeast London, was that I became half-street-urchin and half-good-boy at home. I knew that dichotomy was possible.
Daniel Day-Lewis