Quotes and Sayings about Censure



"I listen to them freely and with all the respect merited by their intelligence, their character, their knowledge, reserving always my incontestable right of criticism and censure."
- Mikhail Bakunin
(Related: Intelligence, Knowledge, Character, Censure, Criticism, Respect, Right)

"TV is a major force in our lives - a FORCE. It must be handled very carefully, both its censure and its artistic honesty."
- Bill Bixby
(Related: Honesty, Censure, Force)

"We put together a one-sentence petition asking Congress to censure President Clinton and move on to other pressing issues. We sent it to under 100 friends and family, and within a week we had 100,000 people sign the petition."
- Joan Blades
(Related: Family, People, Censure, Congress, Friends, President)

"I have often met with happiness after some imprudent step which ought to have brought ruin upon me, and although passing a vote of censure upon myself I would thank God for his mercy."
- Giacomo Casanova
(Related: Happiness, God, Censure, Mercy, Ruin, Vote)

"Censure is a limp noodle across the wrist of the president. I think the way we vote on the articles will express the way we feel stronger than any censure vote."
- Larry Craig
(Related: Censure, President, Vote, Will)

"The readiest and surest way to get rid of censure, is to correct ourselves."
- Demosthenes
(Related: Censure)

"As our expedition to New York seems likely to be attended with a very fatal Consequence, and ourselves haply censured for undertaking it without assurance of success."
- Lewis Hallam
(Related: Success)

"The Galatians are severely censured for giving heed to false doctrines, and are called to pronounce even an apostle anathema, if he preached another gospel."
- Charles Hodge
(Related: Giving)

"Censure acquits the raven, but pursues the dove."
- Juvenal
(Related: Censure)

"Even if people censure me, they should do so hat in hand."
- Gustav Mahler
(Related: People, Censure)

"You know, there were 29 Democratic votes for censure in the Senate. And if the Republicans had any sense, they would have censured him before the '98 midterm election, and they would have won the election."
- Chris Matthews
(Related: Censure, Republicans, Senate, Sense)

"It is salutary to train oneself to be no more affected by censure than by praise."
- W. Somerset Maugham
(Related: Censure, Praise)

"If I had been censured every time I have run my ship, or fleets under my command, into great danger, I should have long ago been out of the Service and never in the House of Peers."
- Horatio Nelson
(Related: Time, Danger, Service)

"They have a right to censure that have a heart to help."
- William Penn
(Related: Heart, Censure, Help, Right)

"Injustice is censured because the censures are afraid of suffering, and not from any fear which they have of doing injustice."
- Plato
(Related: Fear, Injustice, Suffering)

"In a drama of the highest order there is little food for censure or hatred; it teaches rather self-knowledge and self-respect."
- Percy Bysshe Shelley
(Related: Food, Censure, Drama, Hatred, Order, Self)

"He who would acquire fame must not show himself afraid of censure. The dread of censure is the death of genius."
- William Gilmore Simms
(Related: Death, Genius, Censure, Fame)

"Censure is the tax a man pays to the public for being eminent."
- Jonathan Swift
(Related: Being, Censure, Tax, Man, Public)

"You do ill if you praise, but worse if you censure, what you do not understand."
- Leonardo da Vinci
(Related: Censure, Praise)