Big Stick

Big stick may refer to:

  • Big Stick ideology, Theodore Roosevelt's diplomatic policy
    • Big Stick, West Virginia, a community named for the above
    • The nickname of the battleship USS Iowa (BB-61)
    • The nickname of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71)
  • Big Stick (band), an alternative music act who scored a minor hit in 1986 with "Drag Racing"
  • Big Stick Music, a record label
  • The Chinese monk-poet Fenggan; literally translated as "big stick"

Other articles related to "big stick, big":

Big Stick (band)
... Big Stick are an alternative/independent band that gained much airplay with their debut release, the Drag Racing EP in 1986 ... Numerous other Big Stick tracks have received substantial airplay and attention over the years ... Big Black, the Butthole Surfers and Sun Ra ...
Big Stick, West Virginia - Name
... got its name from Theodore Roosevelt's Big Stick Policy, which was based on a West African proverb, "Speak softly and carry a big stick." ...
Big Stick No. 141, Saskatchewan
... Big Stick No. 141 (or formally, The Rural Municipality of Big Stick No ... Big Stick No.141 is located in South West Ceneral Saskatchewan, in SARM Division 3 ...

Famous quotes containing the words stick and/or big:

    It is commonly said ... that ridicule is the best test of truth; for that it will not stick where it is not just. I deny it. A truth learned in a certain light, and attacked in certain words, by men of wit and humour, may, and often doth, become ridiculous, at least so far, that the truth is only remembered and repeated for the sake of the ridicule.
    Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl Chesterfield (1694–1773)

    Haggerty: Girls! Girls! Girls! Be careful of my hats.
    Chorus Girl: Well, we gotta get down on the stage.
    Haggerty: I don’t care. I won’t allow you to ruin them.
    Dressing Room Matron: See, I told you. They were too high and too wide.
    Haggerty: Well, Big Woman, I designed the costumes for the show, not the doors for the theater.
    Dressing Room Matron: I know that. If you had, they’d have been done in lavender.
    James Gleason (1886–1959)