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Quotes of reinforce

  1. Admitting weakness seems to be such a severe psychic threat for Bush that when he makes a mistake it's safer just to reinforce it. The strategy creates a perverse system of rewards and punishments. – Tina Brown
  2. That the potential to become Level 5 exists in you and me and the people we work with and that it is then a process or a journey to nurture that seed... in a culture by and large that doesn't reinforce it. – James Collins
  3. The left and the right live in parallel universes. The right listens to talk radio, the left's on the Internet and they just reinforce one another. They have no sense of reality. I have now one ambition: to retire before it becomes essential to tweet. – Barney Frank
  4. Most of the research which is done is determined by the requirement that it shall, in a fairly obvious and predictable way, reinforce the approved or fashionable theories. – Celia Green
  5. I often think you bring unhappiness on yourself, because if you don't like yourself very much, you allow yourself to be influenced by people who reinforce that. – Lynn Johnston
  6. The differences between friends cannot but reinforce their friendship. – Mao Zedong
  7. Advertising generally works to reinforce consumer trends rather than to initiate them. – Michael Schudson
  8. Excellent, there's nothing quite like a blunt object to reinforce proper administration ethics. – Simon Travaglia
  9. We must reinforce argument with results. – Booker T. Washington
  10. Film is a very, very powerful medium. It can either confirm the idea that things are wonderful the way they are, or it can reinforce the conception that things can be changed. – Wim Wenders
  11. Mass consumption, advertising, and mass art are a corporate Frankenstein; while they reinforce the system, they also undermine it. – Ellen Willis

Usage examples for reinforce

  1. Rest assured that He will continue to reinforce your endeavours and enable you to realize your heart's desire. – The Light of Divine Guidance (Volume 1) by Shoghi Effendi
  2. Mental and moral training must complement and reinforce each other, and each political unit be brought to realize that the interests of the vaster community take precedence over those of any part of it. – The Inside Story Of The Peace Conference by Emile Joseph Dillon
  3. The regiments of Mondragon, Charles Mansfeld, Gonzaga, Berlaymont, and Arenberg had been despatched to reinforce Verdugo. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  4. According to the scheme of September 29th, three expeditions were now to set out; the first was to assure the safety of the French West Indies; the second was to recover the Dutch colonies in those seas and reinforce the French troops still holding out in part of St. Domingo; while the third had as its objective West Africa and St. Helena. – The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2) by John Holland Rose
  5. If the working class made such a demand to reinforce a general political demand for the relaxation of such an injunction, the Socialists would stand side by side with them everywhere. – The Red Conspiracy by Joseph J. Mereto
  6. There were yells from other parts of the village as some of the other defenders, hearing the sounds of battle, came running to reinforce the home guard. – Despoilers of the Golden Empire by Gordon Randall Garrett
  7. Second Battalion, 132d Regiment, sent up to reinforce 126th Regiment, which has already lost half its men. – “Crumps”, The Plain Story of a Canadian Who Went by Louis Keene
  8. The simplicity and inherent equality of our frontier life, its self- government and its local independence, tended to reinforce our leaning towards a peaceful internationalism. – American World Policies by Walter E. Weyl
  9. Several gentlemen go as passengers, on condition of serving on the quarter deck in case of an encounter, and they will reinforce the party of the officers in case of a mutiny. – The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution, Vol. IX by Various
  10. To men who would ask you to reinforce them if they could get word to you! – Rung Ho! by Talbot Mundy
  11. Now it may be found that the enemy, unconcerned as to X Island, is moving to reinforce Y Island and to use it as a base to attack the base at A. The commander then properly decides to capture Y Island, instead of X Island. – Sound Military Decision by U.s. Naval War College
  12. The Germans also drew heavily on their center and left wing to reinforce the right, and for a while the forces opposing one another at the extreme western end of the battle front were greater than at any other point. – America's War for Humanity by Thomas Herbert Russell
  13. French troops were ordered from the southwest to reinforce the British in the vicinity of Noyon. – America's War for Humanity by Thomas Herbert Russell
  14. It was well after closing time by now- a fact that the manager, coming to reinforce the saleswoman, contrived, without saying so, to indicate. – The Real Adventure by Henry Kitchell Webster
  15. After the most important struggles of the war were over, they were sent to reinforce others, and so perished and came to nought; and not all at once, but piecemeal, as if their avenging fate had given way to Timoleon's good fortune for a season, lest the good should suffer from the punishment of the wicked. – Plutarch's Lives, Volume I (of 4) by Plutarch
  16. To their right and left the field track sank a foot or two below the surface of the field, and this scanty but precious shelter had allowed the rest of the line to stop half- way across and hold on to get its breath and allow a constant spray of supports to dash across the open and reinforce it. – Between the Lines by Boyd Cable
  17. I will not leave behind any of your brave fellows who have fought so hard here, but when I arrive at Calais will order two hundred men of the garrison to come over to reinforce you until you can make arrangements to get rid of the castle, if it is not to remain within my territory." – At Agincourt by G. A. Henty
  18. The " sultan's wives" hugged the chimney in her excitement and Captain Jane promptly deserted the battlements and slid down to reinforce the sultan who certainly looked lonesome. – Chicken Little Jane by Lily Munsell Ritchie
  19. Not long after our destroyers arrived at Queenstown most of the British destroyers left to reinforce the hard- driven flotillas in the Channel and the North Sea, so that the destroyer forces at Queenstown under Admiral Bayly became almost exclusively American, though they worked with many British vessels- sloops, trawlers, sweepers, and mystery ships, in co- operation with British destroyers and other vessels in the north and other parts of Ireland. – The Victory At Sea by William Sowden Sims Burton J. Hendrick

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