Rank Quotes

Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Rank Quotes from famous authors such as Chesty Puller, Chiang Kai-shek, Walter Cronkite, Texas Battle, Amitava Kumar. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!

I’ve always believed that no officer’s life, regardless of rank, is of such great value to his country that he should seek safety in the rear… Officers should be forward with their men at the point of impact.
Chesty Puller
Modern warfare is by no means merely a matter of military operations. Economic affairs stand together with them in the first rank of the factors of importance.
Chiang Kai-shek
History must share with reading, writing and arithmetic first rank as the most important subjects in the curriculum. Understanding the issues on which citizens of a republic are expected to vote is impossible without an understanding of the past.
Walter Cronkite
I find that comedy is my specialty, but drama is slowly starting to move up in that rank. I’ve always liked playing a character that has depth and that I’m able to bring my own niche to.
Texas Battle
Indian writers in English are rank individualists. Even among the progressives, there is a strain of anti-leftism, or at least a suspicion of any organized politics.
Amitava Kumar
Rank and file Democrats are very patriotic. They love this country and support the military.
Dick Mountjoy
The Queen has stayed with me in the sense that she lets people come to her. She doesn’t feel like she has to go out. I mean, she doesn’t have to anyway because of her rank and her position, but she doesn’t have to overdo it.
Claire Foy
When I joined the U.S. Army Reserve in 1992, there were no female four-star generals. I still remember the day in 2008 when a woman first achieved that rank.
Tammy Duckworth
All men will commence in their present rank and promotion will be open to all men alike, without any distinctions or qualifications, political or otherwise.
John Amery
I would first recommend we appoint a Police Director that commands the respect of the rank and file.
Vincent Frank
While jobs, education, and healthcare rank among the top issues for Latino voters, immigration is a threshold issue.
Luis Gutierrez
For 2015, Duke Energy’s employees safety record received the top rank among large utilities as recognize by EEI.
Lynn Good
I had found again and again that the most aberrant population of a species – often having reached species rank, and occasionally classified even as a separate genus – occurred at a peripheral location, indeed usually at the most isolated peripheral location.
Ernst Mayr
I don’t rank competitions – every single one is the Olympics to me.
Blanka Vlasic
The sight of women talking together has always made men uneasy; nowadays it means rank subversion.
Germaine Greer
I keep track of my blog stats, Facebook subs, my Amazon rank, Twitter followers, Facebook likes per posts, my chess ranking. I get stressed when they all don’t go up.
James Altucher
I can’t rank anything. I mean, how could anyone possibly say what their favourite piece of music is? I don’t have the ability or the desire to categorise things of that nature.
Charlie Brooker
For good or for ill, air mastery is today the supreme expression of military power and fleets and armies, however vital and important, must accept a subordinate rank.
Winston Churchill
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure… than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.
Theodore Roosevelt
I was freeborn according to the flesh; I am born of a father who was a decurion, but I sold my noble rank – I blush not to state it, nor am I sorry – for the profit of others. In short, I am a slave in Christ to a foreign nation for the unspeakable glory of the eternal life which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Saint Patrick
I had full rank scholarship to the University of Michigan, which anybody in the north will tell you, I don’t know anyone that has had that at the University of Michigan, which tells you that I was a stand up student.
Brandi Rhodes
There are many bad things in this world of ours, but the use of the word ‘monetize’ has to rank high among them. Also, ‘incentivize.’ Actually, all the ‘-ize’ words, like ‘contextualize’ and ‘utilize’ and ‘prioritize.’ And – this is almost too horrible to type – ‘juniorize.’
Susan Orlean
I expected social rank to be the determining factor in health, and in some ways that’s true. But far more important is what sort of society that rank occurs in. Being low ranking in a benevolent troop is a hell of a lot better for your blood pressure than being low ranking in an aggressive troop.
Robert Sapolsky
Under the Geneva Convention, for example, a POW is required only to provide name, rank, and serial number and cannot receive any benefits for cooperating.
John Yoo
I joined the army as a private. I was offered a rank at that time, but I refused. I preferred to remain a private. First of all, I wasn’t taken by ranks, and before I knew it, they put me in the most sensitive positions anyway.
Shimon Peres
Creation’s highest aim and most sublime result is belief in God. The most exalted rank of humanity is knowledge of God.
Said Nursi
Since childhood, me and my mother are fond of this popular song ‘Tu Kitni Achhi Hai, Tu Kitni Bholi Hai’ from the film ‘Raja Aur Rank.’
Neha Kakkar
I don’t really worry or waste my energy on where I rank and this and that. I know where I’m at.
Eric Weddle
All was well, until I reached the port of Havre. Three officers with the rank of lieutenant, whom afterwards I knew to be Scotland Yard men, came aboard and demanded to see my papers which they took away from me.
Philip Gibbs
He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would suffice.
Albert Einstein
When a man has emerged from slavery, there must be some stage in the progress of his elevation when he takes the rank of mere citizen and ceases to be the special favorite of the laws.
Joseph P. Bradley
It is unacceptable that disabled veterans in Illinois rank at the bottom of the list when it comes to disability pay. We owe our disabled veterans more than speeches, parades and monuments.
Dick Durbin
He shines in the second rank, who is eclipsed in the first.
I don’t think I understood how deep the Big East was. That was probably something I wasn’t prepared for. It’s not easy to part rank and make the first step into the middle of the pack.
Anne Donovan
Only native male citizens with a wife and children, a property, and a military rank should be allowed to vote and be elected for office.
Varg Vikernes
On the field, I’m very, very arrogant – cocky. I think that’s how you have to be as a DB. All the great DBs I know – the best DBs ever – had that. I bet you couldn’t rank the top 10 of DBs and say when he was playing he was very humble and didn’t talk smack. I think it would be impossible.
Jalen Ramsey
That’s one reason I retired as a sergeant and not at a higher rank… I refused to ‘play the game’ the way the bosses wanted the game played. It is a decision that has cost me money in retirement pay but one that I have never regretted.
Ron Stallworth
I will accept no commission that would tend to create a rivalry with Grant. I want him to hold what he has earned and got. I have all the rank I want.
William Tecumseh Sherman
Don’t ever call the ‘bush’ the jungle. That marks you as a rank beginner.
Amanda Blake
The government has completed the entire process to do away with interviews for lower rank jobs. There will be no requirement of interview for Group D,C and B non-gazetted posts in central government.
Narendra Modi
The U.S. has more broadband subscribers than any country other than China. Americans rank at the top in their use of the web, and numerous studies validate that the U.S. is a global innovation powerhouse. The leading Internet and e-commerce companies are located here.
Michael K. Powell
I saw the Blair-Mandelson regime as a coup, and I think it was a well-funded coup as well – resources obviously came from big private-sector backers. But all through that period the bulk of the rank and file party were what the party has always been, a socialist party.
John McDonnell
It is an interesting question how far men would retain their relative rank if they were divested of their clothes.
Henry David Thoreau
I have a running daydream about winning an Oscar and giving my speech about how ridiculous it is to rank art. And then I’d call them all sycophants and leave the statue at the podium as I walked away.
Ari Shaffir
When I was in the army, there were four times that I was wounded. I also got more than 30 wounds on my body, and my injuries were ranked on the second rank of invalids. The first rank is the most severe. So, that means that I had lost more than 60 per cent of working capability.
Nguyen Tan Dung
No sex, age, or condition is above or below the absolute necessity of modesty; but without it one vastly beneath the rank of man.
Bruce Barton
There are maybe three inventions I have that I rank as my top inventions that I’m most proud of. The robot I built in high school, the memory-protected circuitry for the Galileo and the Super Soaker.
Lonnie Johnson
This is a special class right here, to be an All-Star in the NBA. I don’t think anybody would have thought when I was coming in the league that I would get this accomplishment. This is special. I don’t know where I would rank it, but it’s definitely high on the list.
Kemba Walker
Rank does not confer privilege or give power. It imposes responsibility.
Peter Drucker
I can’t rank anything. I mean, how could anyone possibly say what their favourite piece of music is? I don’t have the ability or the desire to categorise things of that nature.
Charlie Brooker
From an early period, I had the happiness to rank among the foremost in the American Revolution. In the affection and confidence of the people, I am proud to say, I have a great share.
Marquis de Lafayette
I am a rank individualist.
Arthur Keith
People ask me about Orlando Salido. My answer is that I fight for Top Rank and will take on who they schedule for me. But I would like to welcome Salido to Lomachenko University in the ring some day.
Vasyl Lomachenko
Among my activities was membership in the Boy Scouts; I rose each year through the ranks, eventually achieving the rank of Eagle Scout and undertaking leadership roles in the organization.
Frederick Reines
I’ve been inspired by the rank and file groups of Leavers that have sprung up from Warrington to Watford and beyond, organising pro-Brexit gatherings and marches. I stand in solidarity with their democratic spirit and determination to fight.
Claire Fox
Scott Walker has repeatedly failed to address our crumbling bridges and highways, which rank as some of the worst in the country, forcing communities to tax themselves even more to pay for basic road maintenance.
Tony Evers
My father was a Party member and he was a pretty high rank military officer under the colonel, junior colonel, I don’t know the term. He was a total Stalinist. A bit with a streak of anti-Semitism and very shrewd man, a very kind of nervous man.
Mikhail Baryshnikov
Like ministers of information, consultants condense the message, smooth out the dissonances, unify the rhetoric, and then repeat and amplify it ad nauseam through the client’s rank and file.
Matthew Stewart
Measuring sticks try to rank some people as big and some people as small – but we aren’t sizes. We are souls. There are no better people or worse people – there are only God-made souls.
Ann Voskamp
Reflection is a flower of the mind, giving out wholesome fragrance; but revelry is the same flower, when rank and running to seed.
Desiderius Erasmus
Gen Y is depicted as self-centred and apathetic when it comes to politics, but it doesn’t help that we are largely overlooked. There have been policies to woo parents, pensioners and the sick, but the young do not appear to rank high on any political agenda.
Alexandra Adornetto
Now, we occupy a lowly position, both in space and rank in comparison with the heavenly sphere, and the Almighty is Most High not in space, but with respect to absolute existence, greatness and power.
There is no rank in sacrifice.
Josephus Daniels
The government took a decision to implement ‘One Rank, One Pension’ for defence personnel in 2015 and promised to pay arrears in four instalments. I can say that all OROP arrears have been cleared, with over Rs 10,788 crore being spent.
Nirmala Sitharaman
And again, President Obama’s health care plan really is another drag on the economy. Until we get Washington out of the way, this president’s recovery is going to continue to rank dead last.
Kevin Brady
Be certain of this: that the highest aim of creation and its most important result are belief in God. The most exalted rank in humanity and its highest degree are the knowledge of God contained within belief in God.
Said Nursi
One thing about bowl games for me is that big time programs might rank higher, but I love the regional match ups. The bragging rights are on the line.
Kirk Herbstreit
Depending on the level you’re at in your company, the higher you go up in rank, usually the longer you can dance.
Misty Copeland
Jewelry and pins have been worn throughout history as symbols of power, sending messages. Interestingly enough, it was mostly men who wore the jewelry in various times, and obviously crowns were part of signals that were being sent throughout history by people of rank.
Madeleine Albright
When I did a year-long study in 2005 of European countries integrating Muslims into their cultures, France came in the lowest of the rank. Sweden was not far behind, though, which is worrying, as racism in France is much closer to the bone.
Janine di Giovanni
I wanted to be an aeronautical engineer. But I didn’t get a good rank, so I got civil engineering.
Jitendra Kumar
To work with the hands or brain, according to our requirements and our capacities, to do that which lies before us to do, is more honorable than rank and title.
Albert Pike
When soldiers have been baptized in the fire of a battle-field, they have all one rank in my eyes.
Napoleon Bonaparte
I felt good when I did a stunt, and if it was really dangerous – like if I got out on a horse or a bull that was rank, or jumped out of this building on a bag – I felt great.
Burt Reynolds
I was only fifteen when I finished my high-school studies, always having held first rank in my class. The fatigue of growth and study compelled me to take almost a year’s rest in the country. I then returned to my father in Warsaw, hoping to teach in the free schools.
Marie Curie
Marriage, it seems, confines every man to his proper rank.
Jean de la Bruyere
You’ve got to pay an awful lot for your hotel before you get fresh orange juice. If a hotel has got proper orange juice – and you do expect it if you’re abroad – I rank the hotel highly.
Mary Berry
Now quantitatively we rank things on something called alpha over standard deviation, which is the return independent of the market divided by volatility. Usually, to get a high ranking, you need some buying pressure.
Louis Navellier
Music must take rank as the highest of the fine arts – as the one which, more than any other, ministers to the human spirit.
Herbert Spencer
The failure of women to produce genius of the first rank in most of the supreme forms of human effort has been used to block the way of all women of talent and ambition for intellectual achievement.
Anna Garlin Spencer
You have stripped from me the rank and privileges of the professorship and the doctoral degree which I earned, and you have set me at the level of the lowest criminal.
Kurt Huber
When the phonies are expelled from their leadership roles and the Republican Party backs a moderate gubernatorial candidate acceptable to the rank and file with proper financing and the intestinal fortitude to fight the good fight, the rank and file will rejoin the fold.
Carl Paladino
Being given the honorary rank of brat is the armed services’ way of saying thank you to us kids for having grit too. They understand that when one member of a family joins the military, the whole family bears the weight of their service.
Harris Faulkner
If you rank the top 50 one-day moves in the S&P 500, a fair number of those happened within the last five or 10 years. That tells you that we’re in a different, riskier market now.
Andrew Lo
Archbishop – A Christian ecclesiastic of a rank superior to that attained by Christ.
H. L. Mencken
Likable leaders truly believe that everyone, regardless of rank or ability, is worth their time and attention. They make everyone feel valuable because they believe that everyone is valuable.
Travis Bradberry
Let no rank puff up anyone; for faith and love are paramount – the greatest blessings in the world.
Ignatius of Antioch
Under Xi, China has again become the world’s top jailer of journalists. China’s rank on the Reporters Without Borders index of press freedom is 176th out of 180 countries. China comes in dead last on the Freedom House ‘Freedom on the Net’ list.
Terry Glavin
It’s very hard to rank performances. It’s very difficult, and it doesn’t really matter if you rank performances.
Nuno Espirito Santo
After a point, it doesn’t matter where you come from. There are many star kids who haven’t done well in the industry and rank newcomers who have done amazingly well.
Kriti Sanon
The fact that the price of gasoline has declined some in recent weeks must not allow Americans to be lulled into a false sense of security. Energy independence must rank along with border security as the top priorities of the United States.
Virgil Goode
Rank does not intimidate hardware. Neither does the lack of rank.
Norman Ralph Augustine
Shortly after Pearl Harbor, FDR committed a most visionary act: He appointed a Harvard historian to write the official account of the U.S. Navy in World War II. Samuel Eliot Morison was given the rank of lieutenant commander, with the right to interview anyone of whatever status.
Alistair Horne
When I started writing, most of the police department in New York City, especially above the rank of detective, were Irish, Irish-American. I thought it would be more interesting… to use the actual ethnic background in New York City at the time.
Evan Hunter
Far better to be the simplest pedestrian, with knapsack on back, stick in hand, and gun on shoulder, than an Indian prince travelling with all the ceremonial which his rank requires.
Jules Verne
I’m not worried about where I rank between other QBs in the league.
Eli Manning
It’s like the journey of a police official, who starts from a low rank and goes on to have a high rank. After doing Punjabi films, even I plan on joining Bollywood as a lead actor.
Ammy Virk
Between Scott on the earlier side and Dickens and Thackeray on the other, there was an immense production of novels, illustrated by not a few names which should rank high in the second class, while some would promote more than one of them to the first.
George Saintsbury
If you are playing on a turning wicket, toss plays an important role. The team that wins the toss gets an opportunity to play on the fresh wicket. You should always prepare the wicket as per team’s strength. But a rank turner might backfire.
Kapil Dev
I’ve been inspired by the rank and file groups of Leavers that have sprung up from Warrington to Watford and beyond, organising pro-Brexit gatherings and marches. I stand in solidarity with their democratic spirit and determination to fight.
Claire Fox
If fame belonged to me, I could not escape her; if she did not, the longest day would pass me on the chase, and the approbation of my dog would forsake me then. My barefoot rank is better.
Emily Dickinson