27 Quagmire Quotes On Success In Life

These quagmire quotes will inspire you. Quagmire, soft miry land that shakes or yields under the foot or an awkward, complex, or hazardous situation.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging quagmire quotes, quagmire sayings, and quagmire proverbs.

Best Quagmire Quotes

  1. “In a way, forgiving is only for the brave. It is for those people who are willing to confront their pain, accept themselves as permanently changed, and make difficult choices. Forgivers are not content to be stuck in a quagmire. They reject the possibility that the rest of their lives will be determined by the unjust and injurious acts of another person.” ~ Gordon Dalbey
  2. “We are the most powerful nation on earth. No external power, no terrorist organization can defeat us. But we can defeat ourselves by getting caught in a quagmire.” ~ George Soros
  3. “At least 23,000 civilians have also died in the Iraqi killing field and the U.S. is stuck in a quagmire.” ~ Charles Rangel
  4. “I predict you will sink step by step into a bottomless quagmire, however much you spend in men and money.” (On Vietnam War)” ~ Charles de Gaulle

  5. “Don’t choose. If you choose, you will be in a quagmire. Don’t choose! Choiceless awareness is the goal. Just remain aloof; don’t choose. The moment you choose, you have fallen into the trap of the world, or into the trap of the mind.” ~ Rajneesh
  6. “My nature is a quagmire
    of unresolved confessions.” ~ Robert Creeley
  7. “The brown toxic cloud strangling Los Angeles never lifts and grows thicker with every immigrant added. One can’t help appreciate the streets of Paris will soon become the streets of LA. However, Paris’ streets erupted while LA’s shall sink into a Third World quagmire much like Bombay or Calcutta, India. When you import that much crime, illiteracy, multiple languages and disease-Americans pick up stakes and move away.” ~ Frosty Wooldridge
  8. “My words in her mind: cold polished stones sinking through a quagmire.” ~ James Joyce

  9. “Creation out of absolutely nothing is a metaphysical quagmire for theists anyway since nothing must at least have the potentiality for becoming something. Since theists are stuck with potentiality, it might as well be something like a quantum vacuum.” ~ Taner Edis
  10. “Congratulations to Ohio State, your new college football champions. Coach Urban Meyer may be the greatest football coach of all time. Don’t confuse him with New York Mayor Bill de Blasio. That’s an urban quagmire.” ~ David Letterman
  11. “Speculation inland may be necessary to capitalism, but speculative orgies periodically become a quagmire of destruction for capital itself.” ~ David Harvey
  12. “Iraq is a quagmire and has been a humanitarian disaster for the Iraqis. There is no way forward without ending the occupation.” ~ Jean Parker

  13. “The white people’s thought is full of ignorance. They constantly devastate the land they live on and transform the waters they drink into quagmires! There is only one sky and we must take care of it, for if it becomes sick, everything will come to an end.” ~ Davi Kopenawa Yanomami
  14. “Human knowledge is not (or does not follow) a straight line, but a curve, which endlessly approximates a series of circles, a spiral. Any fragment, segment, section of this curve can be transformed (transformed one-sidedly) into an independent, complete, straight line, which then (if one does not see the wood for the trees) leads into the quagmire, into clerical obscurantism (where it is anchored by the class interests of the ruling classes).” ~ Vladimir Lenin
  15. “There are so many people telling you what you should look like, what you shouldn’t look like, what clothes you should be wearing, whether you’re too fat or too thin, you’re hair should be this shape… you’re bombarded. So, I like films that showgirls going through that quagmire and coming out the other side really confident in themselves and strong in themselves.” ~ Gurinder Chadha
  16. “No. That’s someone else’s business. Quagmire is – I don’t do quagmires.” ~ Donald Rumsfeld

  17. “Religion and science are the two wings upon which man’s intelligence can soar into the heights, with which the human soul can progress. It is not possible to fly with one wing alone! Should a man try to fly with the wing of religion alone he would quickly fall into the quagmire of superstition, whilst on the other hand, with the wing of science alone he would also make no progress, but fall into the despairing slough of materialism.” ~ Abdu’l-Bahá
  18. “Johnny Apple, a New York Times correspondent, wrote a front-page story saying Afghanistan could be a quagmire and he was mocked and derided. What is certainly true is that all sorts of resources that would have been used in Afghanistan were diverted to Iraq. Would those resources have helped? Almost undoubtedly. Whether or not Afghanistan would be a peaceful nation-state had we not gone into Iraq I doubt. Afghanistan is going to be Afghanistan, no matter how hard we try to make it something else.” ~ Michael Hastings
  19. “And a refrigerator may hold a basket of strawberries, which would be important if a maniac said to you, “If you don’t give me a basket of strawberries right now, I’m going to poke you with this large stick.” But when the two elder Baudelaires and Quigley Quagmire opened the refrigerator, they found nothing that would help someone who was wounded, dying of thirst, or being threatened by a strawberry-crazed, stick-carrying maniac.” ~ Daniel Handler
  20. “I don’t do quagmires.” ~ Donald Rumsfeld

  21. “I think our great task is to make certain that our young men and women in the military do not get sucked into never-ending, perpetual warfare within the quagmire of Syria and Iraq. And I will do my very best to make sure that that doesn’t happen.” ~ Hillary Clinton
  22. “I say openly that I am an anti-war person, with the point being, show me some reason not to be against this war. You have to be sort of asleep at the switch not to be critical of it. And the parallel between one quagmire we went through in Vietnam and the one we’re in now is clear for everybody to see.” ~ Seymour Hersh
  23. “I was born to fight devils and factions. It is my business to remove obstacles, to cut down thorns, to fill up quagmires, and to open and make straight paths. If I must have some failing let me rather speak the truth with too great sincerity than once to act the hypocrite and conceal the truth.” ~ Martin Luther
  24. “MSN became a quagmire, partly because of Microsoft’s hubris.” ~ Donald Clark

  25. “I testify to you today that turning away from God brings broken covenants, shattered dreams, and crushed hopes. Such a quagmire of quicksand I plead with you to avoid. You are of a noble birthright. Eternal life in the kingdom of our Father is your goal.” ~ Thomas S. Monson
  26. “If you’re gonna judge people by crimes, you get into a quagmire. If you’re gonna judge people by themselves, by who and what they are, that’s a different ballgame.” ~ Wilbert Rideau
  27. “Confidence applied properly is the path of genius. You must always be in a state of confidence. And the way you sustain a state of confidence is by testing yourself. Difficult quagmires that may occur; there’s always a test. You have to seek them out. You constantly have to test yourself to prepare for these quagmires. That’s why I always put myself to the test.” ~ Mike Tyson

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