Quotes and Sayings about Protection
"Were this not Texas, were there not a state where there were no protections at all and where the law was clear on that, I think CBS and Mary Mapes and Dan Rather and all of us had a very good chance of winning. So this is an ongoing battle about an issue of principle."
- Floyd Abrams
(Related: Winning, Battle, Chance, Law, State)
"No other country in the world gives protection like that, but it is not absolute protection. People sometimes meet that high burden and win libel suits, and in those cases I think they ought to win."
- Floyd Abrams
(Related: People, Burden, Country, Protection, World)
"It's totally mistaken to suppose that an armed escort is going to give a journalist any protection - on the contrary, journalists who turn up surrounded by armed personnel are just turning themselves into targets and in even worse danger."
- Kate Adie
(Related: Danger, Protection)
"Be assured, fellow citizens, that in a democracy it is the laws that guard the person of the citizen and the constitution of the state, whereas the despot and the oligarch find their protection in suspicion and in armed guards."
(Related: Constitution, Democracy, Laws, Protection, State, Suspicion)
"And that's really what's happening in this country is a violation of the First Commandment. We have become a country entrenched in idolatry, and that idolatry is the dependency upon our government. We're supposed to depend upon God for our protection and our provision and for our daily bread, not for our government."
- Sharron Angle
(Related: Government, God, Country, First, Protection)
"I declare to you that woman must not depend upon the protection of man, but must be taught to protect herself, and there I take my stand."
- Susan B. Anthony
(Related: Man, Protection, Woman)
"Making lasting gifts for animals in our estate plans is perhaps the single most important thing we can do to ensure animals have the strongest possible voice for their protection."
- Bea Arthur
(Related: Animals, Gifts, Protection, Voice)
"I think the people will- who advocate having a step back and read those public opinion polls on the front page of the newspapers all over this country saying public supports restoration in restoration of the Everglades, protection of the parks and the creation of monuments."
- Bruce Babbitt
(Related: People, Country, Creation, Monuments, Newspapers, Opinion, Protection, Public, Public opinion, Saying, Will)
"Protecting all this land, working with the President to establish all these monuments, to, you know... I think the President has a land protection record that's second to no one in this century, maybe Teddy Roosevelt."
- Bruce Babbitt
(Related: Land, Monuments, President, Protection)
"He who prays five times a day is in the protection of God, and he who is protected by God cannot be harmed by anyone."
- Abu Bakr
(Related: God, Day, Protection)
"As part of my efforts to fight identity theft, I worked with my colleagues on the Financial Services Committee to strengthen consumer protection with a reasonable notification requirement."
- Melissa Bean
(Related: Financial, Committee, Fight, Identity, Protection, Theft)
"Under the Environmental Protection Agency's Energy Star Program, homes are independently verified to be measurably more energy efficient than average houses."
- Melissa Bean
(Related: Environmental, Energy, Houses, Protection)
"You need education. You need subsistence protection. We need jobs and social security. These are preconditions under which it will perhaps be possible to deal with these complex circumstances."
- Ulrich Beck
(Related: Education, Circumstances, Jobs, Protection, Security, Will)
"At the World Cup and even now at the Confederations Cup, our security provisions will ensure the greatest level of protection possible for all those participating - both inside and outside the stadiums."
- Franz Beckenbauer
(Related: Now, Protection, Security, Will, World)
"Neither the Army nor the Navy is of any protection, or very little protection, against aerial raids."
- Alexander Graham Bell
(Related: Army, Navy, Protection)
"The American people expect public servants to be able to police themselves. But instead of designing a system to enforce ethical conduct, Tom Delay and his cohorts have implemented a self protection system. Obviously, it wasn't good for democracy."
- Chris Bell
(Related: People, American, Delay, Democracy, Police, Protection, Public, Self)
"In choosing global corporate partners UNICEF emphasises compatibility with our core values and looks to build alliances that advance our mission of ensuring the health, education, equality and protection for all the world's children."
- Carol Bellamy
(Related: Equality, Education, Health, Values, Children, Corporate, Mission, Protection, World)
"No realistic, sane person goes around Chicago without protection."
- Saul Bellow
(Related: Chicago, Protection)
"There never has been a war yet which, if the facts had been put calmly before the ordinary folk, could not have been prevented. The common man, I think, is the great protection against war."
- Ernest Bevin
(Related: War, Facts, Folk, Man, Protection)
"In my district, the budget scales back and eliminates several long-term shore protection projects important to the safety and economic security of Long Island."
- Tim Bishop
(Related: Projects, Protection, Safety, Security)
"The Founding Fathers gave the free press the protection it must have to bare the secrets of government and inform the people."
- Hugo Black
(Related: Government, People, Fathers, Founding, Press, Protection, Secrets)
"The right of an individual to conduct intimate relationships in the intimacy of his or her own home seems to me to be the heart of the Constitution's protection of privacy."
- Harry A. Blackmun
(Related: Home, Heart, Constitution, Intimacy, Privacy, Protection, Relationships, Right)
"The public good is in nothing more essentially interested, than in the protection of every individual's private rights."
- William Blackstone
(Related: Rights, Nothing, Protection, Public)
"Having yet another vote on refinery legislation that uses high oil prices as an excuse to weaken environmental protections and to give more legislative gifts to the oil industry is misguided in the extreme."
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Related: Environmental, Extreme, Gifts, Legislation, Oil, Vote)
"Free speech is meant to protect unpopular speech. Popular speech, by definition, needs no protection."
- Neal Boortz
(Related: Free speech, Needs, Popular, Protection)
"It is amazing to think after all that has happened in this country in the last few years, the last few decades, that so many people have this blind faith that government is our friend and therefore, so we don't need protections against it."
- James Bovard
(Related: Faith, Government, People, Friend, Blind, Country, Years)
"Furthermore, both Pennsylvania and New Jersey Departments of Environmental Protection have evaluated the sediment to be dredged and also found it to be not toxic."
- Robert Brady
(Related: Environmental, Protection)
"To threaten the institution is to threaten fair administration of justice and protection of liberty."
- Stephen Breyer
(Related: Justice, Liberty, Protection)
"I am neither a free-trade man, willing to collect all the money we have to raise by direct tax upon the people, nor am I willing to lay a tax simply for protection when the Government does not need the money."
- Joseph E. Brown
(Related: Government, Money, People, Tax, Man, Protection)
"Just as there's garbage that pollutes the Potomac river, there is garbage polluting our culture. We need an Environmental Protection Agency to clean it up."
- Patrick Buchanan
(Related: Environmental, Culture, Protection)
"The other classes of which society was composed were, first, freemen, owners of small portions of land, independent, though they sometimes voluntarily became the vassals of their more opulent neighbors, whose power was necessary for their protection."
- Thomas Bulfinch
(Related: Power, Society, First, Land, Neighbors, Protection)
"You know, one wonderful thing that came out of my Enquirer experience is that, in my case, it was ruled tabloids are magazines. Which means they didn't have the protection that a newspaper has."
- Carol Burnett
(Related: Experience, Protection)
"Although we must change the ways we protect our country, we must also guard against policies that appear attractive but offer little real protection and may even impede our ability to protect ourselves."
- Richard Burr
(Related: Change, Ability, Country, May, Protection)
"The family exists in order to allow women to have children and to have the protection of a male who takes care of them."
- Rocco Buttiglione
(Related: Family, Women, Care, Children, Order, Protection)
"The Child Custody Protection Act makes it a federal crime to transport a minor across state lines for the purpose of obtaining an abortion."
- Ken Calvert
(Related: Purpose, Abortion, Act, Crime, Protection, State)
"We have a moral responsibility to save wild places like the arctic refuge for future generations, and that is why our country has remained committed to its protection for nearly 50 years."
- Lois Capps
(Related: Country, Future, Generations, Protection, Responsibility, Years)
"Now is not the time to give greater protections to pharmaceutical companies that put unsafe drugs like Vioxx on the market. Such protections have nothing to do with the liability insurance crisis facing doctors and should be stripped from this bill."
- Dennis Cardoza
(Related: Time, Crisis, Doctors, Drugs, Nothing, Now)
"I fully support the goal of species protection and conservation and believe that recovery and ultimately delisting of species should be the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's top priority under ESA."
- Dennis Cardoza
(Related: Goal, Conservation, Fish, Protection, Service, Support, Wildlife)
"To enable men to exercise that power is the object of protection."
- Henry Charles Carey
(Related: Men, Power, Exercise, Protection)
"It will be said, however, that protection tends to destroy commerce, the civilizer of mankind. Directly the reverse, however, is the fact."
- Henry Charles Carey
(Related: Commerce, Fact, Mankind, Protection, Will)
"In this country protection has always, to some extent, existed; but at some times it has been efficient, and at others not; and our tendency toward freedom or slavery has always been in the direct ratio of its efficiency or inefficiency."
- Henry Charles Carey
(Related: Country, Efficiency, Freedom, Inefficiency, Protection, Slavery)
"In 1833, protection was abandoned, and a tariff was established by which it was provided that we should, in a few years, have a system of merely revenue duties."
- Henry Charles Carey
(Related: Protection, Years)
"As regards this country, in which protection has always to some extent existed, it is the best customer that England ever had, and our demands upon her grow most steadily and regularly under protection."
- Henry Charles Carey
(Related: Country, Customer, England, Protection)
"It is entirely undemocratic to continue these burdens on the people for years and years after the requirements of protection have been met and the representatives of these industries have become incrusted with wealth."
- John Griffin Carlisle
(Related: People, Wealth, Protection, Years)
"The Covenant of the League of Nations had envisaged sponsoring only the protection of certain categories of men: national minorities and populations of territories controlled by other countries."
- Rene Cassin
(Related: Countries, Nations, Protection)
"By our form of government, the Christian religion is the established religion; and all sects and denominations of Christians are placed upon the same equal footing, and are equally entitled to protection in their religious liberty."
- Samuel Chase
(Related: Religion, Government, Christian, Liberty, Protection, Religious)
"Italy advocates the adoption of a legal instrument on cultural diversity, guaranteeing every country the protection of its own historical identity and the uniqueness of its physical and intangible cultural heritage."
- Carlo Azeglio Ciampi
(Related: Legal, Adoption, Country, Diversity, Identity, Italy, Protection, Uniqueness)
"Environmental protection doesn't happen in a vacuum. You can't separate the impact on the environment from the impact on our families and communities."
- Jim Clyburn
(Related: Environmental, Protection)
"Terrorism is escalating to the point that Americans soon may have to choose between civil liberties and more intrusive means of protection."
- William S. Cohen
(Related: Americans, Civil liberties, May, Protection, Terrorism)
"Men speak of natural rights, but I challenge any one to show where in nature any rights existed or were recognized until there was established for their declaration and protection a duly promulgated body of corresponding laws."
- Calvin Coolidge
(Related: Men, Nature, Body, Challenge, Rights, Laws, Protection)
"We provided complete protection to witnesses - right of attorney, right of record, right to cross-examine, and open hearing if they desired. Only Mr. Lane asked for an open hearing."
- John Sherman Cooper
(Related: Hearing, Open, Protection, Right)
"All men have an equal right to the free development of their faculties; they have an equal right to the impartial protection of the state; but it is not true, it is against all the laws of reason and equity, it is against the eternal nature of things."
- Victor Cousin
(Related: Men, Nature, Development, Laws, Protection, Reason, Right, State)
"I'm for anything that lets people come here to work legally. There are more protections for workers who are here legally than for those who are not. It's also safer for the workers and employers have a more consistent pool of workers."
- Larry Craig
(Related: Work, People, Workers)
"Laws protecting the United States flag do not cut away at the freedom of speech guaranteed in the First Amendment... Congress made this position clear upon passage of the Flag Protection Act of 1989, which prohibited desecration of the flag."
- Larry Craig
(Related: Act, Congress, First, Freedom, Laws, Protection, Speech, states, United)
"It has been my aim throughout present operations to afford the greatest amount of protection to life and property interests, and troops have been stationed accordingly."
- George Crook
(Related: Life, Present, Property, Protection, Troops)
"Foreign nationals entering the United States illegally who are taken into custody by the Border Protection Corps or by State or local law enforcement authorities must be promptly delivered to a federal law enforcement authority."
- John Culberson
(Related: Authority, Law, Protection, State, states, United)
"Eligible citizens from any State in the Union can serve in the Border Protection Corps of that State."
- John Culberson
(Related: Protection, State)
"The Microsoft actions announced today are exactly the kinds of industry initiatives we need. Microsoft is using its resources to bring real privacy protection to Internet users by creating incentives for more websites to provide strong privacy protection."
- William M. Daley
(Related: Actions, Internet, Privacy, Protection, Today)
"As the most participatory form of mass speech yet developed, the Internet deserves the highest protection from government intrusion."
- Judge Dalzell
(Related: Government, Internet, Protection, Speech)
"The constitution of the United States is a law for rulers and people, equally in war and in peace, and covers with the shield of its protection all classes of men, at all times, and under all circumstances."
- David Davis
(Related: War, Men, Peace, People, Circumstances, Constitution, Law, Protection, states, United)
"Even in Britain, the trade unions tell me that employment contracts have less protection than in the past."
- Jacques Delors
(Related: Past, Protection, Trade)
"The best protection for the people is not necessarily to believe everything people tell them."
(Related: People, Protection)
"To tax the community for the advantage of a class is not protection: it is plunder."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Class, Community, Tax)
"We learned that economic growth and environmental protection can and should go hand in hand."
- Christopher Dodd
(Related: Environmental, Growth, Protection)
"A good deal of tyranny goes by the name of protection."
- Crystal Eastman
(Related: Name, Protection, Tyranny)
"We now recognize that abuse and neglect may be as frequent in nuclear families as love, protection, and commitment are in nonnuclear families."
- David Elkind
(Related: Love, Abuse, Commitment, May, Neglect, Now, Protection)
"I think there are problems with compact disc copy protection that can't be resolved."
- Edward Felten
(Related: Problems, Protection)
"Although Customs and Border Protection analyzes cargo and other information to target specific shipments for closer inspection, it still physically inspects only a small fraction of the containers under its purview."
- Mike Fitzpatrick
(Related: Information, Protection)
"Now Stan and I were still working in secret at that time but, because of this development, we had to inform the University of Utah because we thought that they might need to take patent protection."
- Martin Fleischmann
(Related: Time, Thought, Development, Now, Protection, University)
"This kid came up with Napster, and before that, none of us thought of content protection."
- Morgan Freeman
(Related: Thought, Content, Protection)
"I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection."
- Sigmund Freud
(Related: Father, Childhood, Protection)
"A man with convictions finds an answer for everything. Convictions are the best form of protection against the living truth."
- Max Frisch
(Related: Truth, Living, Man, Protection)
"I'm a bit cynical that it ever will be addressed properly. I think it is healthy to get some sort of copyright protection. But some of it has gone on forever."
- Peter Gabriel
(Related: Protection, Will)
"My office has been one of the most scrupulous in the country with regard to the protection of individual rights. I've been on record for years in law journals and books as championing the rights of the individual against the oppressive power of the state."
- Jim Garrison
(Related: Power, Books, Country, Rights, Law, Office, Protection, State, Years)
"Our success educationally, industrially and politically is based upon the protection of a nation founded by ourselves. And the nation can be nowhere else but in Africa."
- Marcus Garvey
(Related: Success, Nation, Protection)
"Among the many important provisions in the energy bill are the creation of an estimated half million new jobs, increased oil production, blackout protection, controlling fertilizer costs by stabilizing natural gas prices and enacting new efficiency benchmarks."
- Paul Gillmor
(Related: Creation, Efficiency, Energy, Jobs, Oil, Production, Protection)
"Arizona presents no specific reason for excepting capital defendants from the constitutional protections extended to defendants generally, and none is readily apparent."
- Ruth Bader Ginsburg
"There are, for example, exemptions in FOIA in which the government can withhold certain kinds of information, and the courts have recognized that there is certain documentation that do deserve protection, that certain privileges do apply and do deserve protection."
- Alberto Gonzales
(Related: Government, Example, Information, Protection)
"Well, there is an attorney-client privilege here that needs to be respected, and it's a privilege that has been found to be worthy of protection by our courts."
- Alberto Gonzales
(Related: Needs, Privilege, Protection)
"I took the initiative in moving forward a whole range of initiatives that have proven to be important to our country's economic growth, environmental protection, improvements in our educational system."
- Al Gore
(Related: Environmental, Growth, Country, Protection)
"The American people have been denied important information for their own protection."
- Bob Graham
(Related: People, American, Information, Protection)
"Every citizen or subject of another country, while domiciled here, is within the allegiance and the protection, and consequently subject to the jurisdiction, of the United States."
- Horace Gray
(Related: Country, Protection, states, United)
"Innocence always calls mutely for protection when we would be so much wiser to guard ourselves against it: innocence is like a dumb leper who has lost his bell, wandering the world, meaning no harm."
- Graham Greene
(Related: Dumb, Harm, Innocence, Meaning, Protection, World)
"Protectionism will do little to create jobs and if foreigners retaliate, we will surely lose jobs."
- Alan Greenspan
(Related: Foreigners, Jobs, Will)
"At their core, when things really matter, people see a need to turn to God for strength and protection."
- Lee Greenwood
(Related: God, People, Strength, Protection)
"I've always been a strong supporter of environmental protection and initiatives in that area. But I'm willing to set priorities. If we have to make reductions in one place, we'll have to-in order to increase another place, I'm willing to do that."
- Judd Gregg
(Related: Environmental, Order, Priorities, Protection)
"The copyright bargain: a balance between protection for the artist and rights for the consumer."
- Robin Gross
(Related: Artist, Balance, Rights, Protection)
"Civilization is so hard on the body that some have called it a disease, despite the arts that keep puny bodies alive to a greater average age, and our greater protection from contagious and germ diseases."
- G. Stanley Hall
(Related: Age, Civilization, Body, Disease, Protection)
"But now Americans, they felt a sense of peace and protection because they've been separated by so many thousands of miles of ocean. And you know, the fact that it's come to the U.S. like this is so sad, and yet you know, what can you do? It's here."
- Patty Hearst
(Related: Peace, Americans, Fact, Now, Ocean, Protection, Sense)
"You can expect to find these four priorities - education, economic vitality, efficiency in government and the protection of families - woven into my decisions as Governor. They will serve as my compass as I work with you to chart a future course for our state."
- Dave Heineman
(Related: Government, Work, Education, Decisions, Efficiency, Future, Priorities, Protection, State, Vitality, Will)
"Truly we have had enough experience with sufferance and protection which could be revoked at will. Consequently, the only reasonable Course of action is to work for publicly legalized guarantees."
- Theodor Herzl
(Related: Experience, Work, Action, Protection, Will)
"Who says I am not under the special protection of God?"
- Adolf Hitler
(Related: God, Protection)
"In 1997, the National Bankruptcy Review Commission recommended that chapter 12 of the Federal Bankruptcy Code, the chapter that contains bankruptcy protection for family farmers, be made permanent."
- Tim Holden
(Related: Family, Protection)
"Competition is not only the basis of protection to the consumer, but is the incentive to progress."
- Herbert Hoover
(Related: Progress, Competition, Protection)
"Furthermore, the slaves cannot be put into a more wretched situation, ourselves being judges, and the community cannot take a more lively step to escape ruin, and obtain the smiles and protection of Heaven."
- Samuel Hopkins
(Related: Being, Community, Heaven, Judges, Protection, Ruin, Smiles)
"We can't put up a protectionist dam on our own against the neo-liberal world market either. However, we can try, together with our European partners, to maintain the social character of Europe as much as possible."
- Johan Huizinga
(Related: Character, Europe, World)
"Despite Arizona's remarkable growth in recent years, we have met the current federal health standards for ozone pollution and the Environmental Protection Agency recently approved our dust control plan."
- Jane D. Hull
(Related: Environmental, Health, Control, Growth, Pollution, Protection, Remarkable, Years)
"I am willing to admit that if the agriculturists are oppressed by peculiar burdens, they ought to be relieved from them, or be allowed a fair and just protection equivalent to all such peculiar burdens."
- Joseph Hume
"I see no reason for giving the capital employed in agriculture greater protection than the capital vested in other branches of trade, manufacture, or commerce."
- Joseph Hume
(Related: Agriculture, Commerce, Giving, Protection, Reason, Trade)
"We need uniform protection of traditional marriage. You can't have different definitions on something as fundamental as marriage. The Marriage Protection Amendment is the only solution to this problem."
- Ernest Istook
(Related: Marriage, Protection, Solution)
"Every good citizen makes his country's honor his own, and cherishes it not only as precious but as sacred. He is willing to risk his life in its defense and its conscious that he gains protection while he gives it."
- Andrew Jackson
(Related: Life, Country, Defense, Honor, Protection, Risk)
"The cry comes from the friends of the school-room, from those who would give the State a strong, great, noble citizenship, for protection from the curse of drunkenness. This cry should be heard and answered by every lover of his fellow-men, no matter where his home may be."
- Thomas Jordan Jarvis
(Related: Home, Citizenship, Friends, May, Protection, School, State)
"The goal is to normalize trade relations based on sound science and consumer protection."
- Mike Johanns
(Related: Science, Goal, Protection, Sound, Trade)
"This country would be a better place to live in if all the resources we currently put toward criminalizing marijuana were instead spent by law enforcement on protection from real crime, as opposed to victimless crime."
- Gary Johnson
(Related: Country, Crime, Law, Protection)
"A man without a vote is man without protection."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: Man, Protection, Vote)
"I believe that movements to suppress wrongs can be carried out under the protection of our flag."
- Mary Harris Jones
(Related: Protection, Wrongs)
"The day after the prison was transferred to the military intelligence command, they had an entire battalion - 1,200, 1,500 soldiers - arrive at Abu Ghraib just for force protection alone."
- Janis Karpinski
(Related: Intelligence, Day, Force, Military, Prison, Protection, Soldiers)
"There are the further difficulties of building a population out of a diversity of races, each at a different stage of cultural evolution, some in need of restraint, many in need of protection; everywhere a bewildering Babel of tongues."
- Arthur Keith
(Related: Building, Difficulties, Diversity, Evolution, Population, Protection, Restraint)
"On the one hand, she is cut off from the protection awarded to her sisters abroad; on the other, she has no such power to defend her interests at the polls, as is the heritage of her brothers at home."
- Florence Kelley
(Related: Home, Power, Brothers, Protection, Sisters)
"A recent survey conducted by the University of Minnesota concluded that meth was involved in as many as 81 percent of child protection cases in the state."
- Mark Kennedy
(Related: Protection, State, University)
"I never wore glasses except when I had to read a teleprompter at an awards show or drive, so I didn't notice much. I could exist in my head. It was kind of my escape from the world and my protection."
- Nicole Kidman
(Related: Awards, Protection, World)
"Marriage encourages the men and women who together create life to unite in a bond for the protection of children."
- Jack Kingston
(Related: Life, Marriage, Men, Women, Children, Protection)
"It wouldn't be fair to say that conservatives cherish property the way liberals cherish equality. But it would be fair to say that the takings clause is the conservatives' recipe for judicial activism just as they say liberals have misused the equal protection clause."
- Michael Kinsley
(Related: Equality, Activism, Liberals, Property, Protection)
"The "takings" clause of the Fifth Amendment is for conservatives what the equal protection clause of the 14th is for liberals."
- Michael Kinsley
(Related: Liberals, Protection)
"America is just the country that how all the written guarantees in the world for freedom are no protection against tyranny and oppression of the worst kind. There the politician has come to be looked upon as the very scum of society."
- Peter Kropotkin
(Related: Society, America, Country, Freedom, Oppression, Protection, Tyranny, World)
"And I think to be in NATO for the countries of our region, it means more guarantees for us, it means more responsibility for our common security, but it means fulfillment of all standards of civilized world, like protection of human rights and democratic mechanisms."
- Aleksander Kwasniewski
(Related: Countries, Fulfillment, Rights, Human rights, Protection, Responsibility, Security, World)
"More needs to be done to take the fight to the enemy and secure our borders against the terrorist threat. We need more protection on land, sea and air."
- Nick Lampson
(Related: Enemy, Fight, Land, Needs, Protection, Sea)
"Today, I will vote in support of the Marriage Protection Amendment. I shall do so because like President Bush, I strongly believe that marriage should be between a man and a woman."
- Nick Lampson
(Related: Marriage, Man, President, Protection, Support, Today, Vote, Will, Woman)
"The real protection of life and property, always and everywhere."
- Rose Wilder Lane
(Related: Life, Property, Protection)
"Earlier ages fortified themselves behind the sovereign state, behind protectionism and militarism."
- Christian Lous Lange
"It is against this concept of the sovereign state, a state isolated by protectionism and militarism, that internationalism must now engage in decisive battle."
- Christian Lous Lange
(Related: Battle, Now, State)
"I shall support the law, for the law gentlemen, is the firm and solid basis of civil society, the guardian of liberty, the protection of the innocent, the terror of the guilty, and the scourge of the wicked."
- Charles Lawrence
(Related: Society, Gentlemen, Law, Liberty, Protection, Support, Terror)
"At my Rolling Stones' tour, the camera was a protection. I used it in a Zen way."
- Annie Leibovitz
(Related: Protection, Zen)
"One of the worst things to come out of the Consumer Protection Board's misleading claims is the impression that government resources are to hard to get and just aren't available for regular people like you and I."
- Matthew Lesko
(Related: Government, People, Impression, Misleading, Protection)
"Americans have been selling this view around the world: that progress comes from perfect protection of intellectual property."
- Lawrence Lessig
(Related: Progress, Selling, Americans, Property, Protection)
"By cutting critical domestic programs such as education, health, environmental protection, and veterans' services, this budget reveals misplaced priorities."
- Dan Lipinski
(Related: Environmental, Education, Health, Priorities, Protection, Veterans)
"As the war on terror continues, Americans must honor the brave men and women who gave their lives for the protection of this nation and the hope of peace."
- Dan Lipinski
(Related: Men, Peace, War, Women, Hope, Americans, Honor, Nation, Protection, Terror)
"A woman's best protection is a little money of her own."
- Clare Boothe Luce
(Related: Money, Protection, Woman)
"The rights of persons, and the rights of property, are the objects, for the protection of which Government was instituted."
- James Madison
(Related: Government, Rights, Property, Protection)
"The personal right to acquire property, which is a natural right, gives to property, when acquired, a right to protection, as a social right."
- James Madison
(Related: Property, Protection, Right)
"The diversity in the faculties of men, from which the rights of property originate, is not less an insuperable obstacle to an uniformity of interests. The protection of these faculties is the first object of government."
- James Madison
(Related: Government, Diversity, First, Rights, Property, Protection)
"It's all been satirized for your protection."
- Bill Maher
"The Republican Party is bringing out here onto the floor of Congress an all-out assault on the protection of the rights of people who work in the fields of our country, in the factories of our country, in the offices of our country."
- Ed Markey
(Related: Work, People, Congress, Country, Rights, Party, Protection, Republican)
"In my home State of Texas, the Port of Houston operates as the United States' top port for foreign tonnage and our second largest for total tonnage, so I know how important this bill is for the protection of the American people."
- Michael McCaul
(Related: Home, People, American, Houston, Protection, State, states, United)
"The prosperity of a nation requires the protection of a senate. Hereafter a national senate may require the protection of a national army."
- Thomas Francis Meagher
(Related: Army, May, Nation, Prosperity, Protection, Senate)
"We need to begin an all-out diplomatic offensive on Darfur in order to prepare the way for a peacekeeping force that can ensure protection for the people of Darfur."
- Kendrick Meek
(Related: People, Force, Order, Protection)
"I think it is important also to recognize that our Customs border protection officers who secure our borders and conduct inspections of people in vehicles and cargo are also facing staffing shortages."
- Kendrick Meek
(Related: People, Protection)
"The world must know that America holds to the highest standards of military conduct and human rights protections. Anything less is unacceptable."
- Barbara Mikulski
(Related: America, Rights, Human rights, Military, World)
"The philosophy of protectionism is a philosophy of war."
- Ludwig von Mises
(Related: War, Philosophy)
"In Trinidad, where as new arrivals we were a disadvantaged community, that excluding idea was a kind of protection; it enabled us - for the time being, and only for the time being - to live in our own way and according to our own rules, to live in our own fading India."
- V. S. Naipaul
(Related: Time, Idea, Being, Community, Protection, Rules)
"We do not believe voters gave President Bush a mandate to turn back the clock decades on so many of our legal protections."
- Ralph Neas
(Related: Legal, President)
"In addition, the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act provides protection for those in the firearms industry from lawsuits arising out of the criminal or unlawful acts of people who misuse their products."
- Bob Ney
(Related: People, Act, Commerce, Protection)
"If you really believe the number one priority of our government is the protection of our people, then the idea of being defenseless against an intercontinental ballistic missile or any other type of weapon system that puts us in jeopardy is not acceptable."
- Don Nickles
(Related: Government, People, Idea, Being, Jeopardy, Protection)
"In many Asian households, to not go on to higher education, that's like a big no-no. I know my parents' discouragement was for my own protection, and I'm really close to them now, but they didn't understand that there is value in this. That's because they didn't know."
- Sandra Oh
(Related: Education, Discouragement, Now, Parents, Protection, Value)
"To have faith in Divine protection is good, but even beter if backed by the pratical assistance heaven has a right to expect from sensible mortals."
- Ellis Peters
(Related: Faith, Heaven, Protection, Right)
"Governments exist to protect the rights of minorities. The loved and the rich need no protection: they have many friends and few enemies."
- Wendell Phillips
(Related: Enemies, Friends, Rights)
"Under current law volunteers who are not working with an official nonprofit organization are not covered by the Volunteer Protection Act. Therefore, there are absolutely no legal protections for the average American who wishes to volunteer."
- Jon Porter
(Related: Legal, Act, American, Law, Protection, Wishes)
"So long as peace is not attained by law (so argue the advocates of armaments) the military protection of a country must not be undermined, and until such is the case disarmament is impossible."
- Ludwig Quidde
(Related: Peace, Country, Law, Military, Protection)
"Full participation in government and society has been a basic right of the country symbolizing the full citizenship and equal protection of all."
- Charles Rangel
(Related: Government, Society, Citizenship, Country, Participation, Protection, Right)
"Europe should stick to an open economy, to competition and we should refuse protectionism. It will not save one single job in the long run to protect non-competitive industries."
- Anders Fogh Rasmussen
(Related: Competition, Economy, Europe, Job, Open, Will)
"I constantly looked for motherly protection."
- Michael Reagan
"If it is a relief to take your clothes off at night, be sure that something is wrong. Clothes should not be a burden. They should be a comfort and a protection."
- Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards
(Related: Burden, Clothes, Comfort, Night, Protection, Wrong)
"However saying that I totally support the concept of civil partnerships in the eyes of the law, and think it a disgrace that same sex couples have had to wait so long for legal rights, protection and recognition."
- Adam Rickitt
(Related: Legal, Sex, Disgrace, Eyes, Rights, Law, Protection, Saying, Support)
"That's libertarians for you - anarchists who want police protection from their slaves."
- Kim Stanley Robinson
(Related: Police, Protection, Want)
"Innocence does not find near so much protection as guilt."
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
(Related: Guilt, Innocence, Protection)
"Confidence... thrives on honesty, on honor, on the sacredness of obligations, on faithful protection and on unselfish performance. Without them it cannot live."
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
(Related: Honesty, Performance, Confidence, Honor, Protection)
"Protection of private property is a fundamental right protected in a strong democracy."
- Jim Ryun
(Related: Democracy, Property, Protection, Right)
"As I said a moment ago, there is no higher priority in our budget, or certainly in the budgets of the past few years, than providing for what is needed for the protection and security of our country and support of our troops."
- Jim Ryun
(Related: Budgets, Country, Past, Protection, Security, Support, Troops, Years)
"We were proposing, in a sense, that the rest of the world be made safe for American ideas, as they adopted intellectual property rights that gave patent protection to our very innovative economy."
- Jeffrey Sachs
(Related: Ideas, American, Economy, Rights, Property, Protection, Rest, Sense, World)
"Our country, like every modern state, needs profound democratic reforms. It needs political and ideological pluralism, a mixed economy and protection of human rights and the opening up of society."
- Andrei Sakharov
(Related: Society, Country, Economy, Rights, Human rights, Needs, Protection, State)
"You don't help your enterprise with a policy of protection."
- Jacques Santer
(Related: Policy, Help, Protection)
"It is a drastic mistake to eliminate the provisions that have to do with the protection of habitat for endangered species. It is my opinion that the Endangered Species Act is 99 percent about protecting critical habitat."
- Jim Saxton
(Related: Mistake, Act, Opinion, Protection)
"Enthusiasm is the best protection in any situation. Wholeheartedness is contagious. Give yourself, if you wish to get others."
- David Seabury
(Related: Enthusiasm, Protection)
"Most fathers don't see the war within the daughter, her struggles with conflicting images of the idealized and flawed father, her temptation both to retreat to Daddy's lap and protection and to push out of his embrace to that of beau and the world beyond home."
- Victoria Secunda
(Related: Home, War, Father, Daughter, Fathers, Protection, Temptation, World)
"One of the worst of errors would be the general admission of the proposition that a Government has no right to interfere for any purpose except for that of affording protection."
- Nassau William Senior
(Related: Government, Purpose, Errors, Protection, Right)
"The United States are a political state, or organized society, whose end is government, for the security, welfare, and happiness of all who live under its protection."
- William H. Seward
(Related: Happiness, Government, Society, End, Protection, Security, State, states, United, Welfare)
"The state has, in order to control us, introduced division into our thinking, so that we come to distrust others and look to the state for protection."
- Butler Shaffer
(Related: Control, Distrust, Order, Protection, State, Thinking)
"It is imperative for the health and safety of millions of workers that we ensure that breathing systems needed for protection are widely available, convenient and economical."
- Bill Shuster
(Related: Health, Protection, Safety, Workers)
"John Foster Dulles had called on me in his capacity as Secretary of State, and he had exhausted every argument to persuade me to place Cambodia under the protection of the South East Asia Treaty Organization."
- Norodom Sihanouk
(Related: Argument, Protection, State)
"History has shown us that, on extraordinarily rare occasions, it becomes necessary for the federal government to intervene on behalf of individuals whose 14th Amendment rights to legal due process and equal protection may be violated by a state."
- Michael K. Simpson
(Related: Government, History, Legal, Rights, May, Protection, State)
"It hurts real bad to have that protection barrier between parent and child."
- Susan Smith
"In the event of fire in any of the public buildings troops would be of vast service in the protection of public property, and should insurrection break out the protection of life and property would be more safe guarded by our company of regulars, than by the whole City."
- Thomas L. Smith
(Related: Life, Company, Fire, Property, Protection, Public, Service, Troops)
"Our surest protection against assault from abroad has been not all our guards, gates and guns, or even our two oceans, but our essential goodness as a people. Our richest asset has been not our material wealth but our values."
- Theodore C. Sorensen
(Related: People, Values, Wealth, Goodness, Oceans, Protection)
"Music is more than just listening to it. People use the music for them protection at times."
- Burning Spear
(Related: Music, People, Listening, Protection)
"All I know is that these two gases both had a quite extraordinary effect, and that there was no respirator, and no protection against them that we knew of. So the soldiers would have been unable to protect themselves against this gas in any way."
- Albert Speer
(Related: Effect, Protection, Soldiers)
"Your best protection is to have an established agent make the contact."
- Penelope Spheeris
"Legislation has been and is still directed towards the protection of wealth, rather than towards the far more important interests of labor on which everything of value to mankind depends."
- Leland Stanford
(Related: Wealth, Labor, Legislation, Mankind, Protection, Value)
"I don't want to flee, nor do I want to abandon the battle of these farmers who live without any protection in the forest. They have the sacrosanct right to aspire to a better life on land where they can live and work with dignity while respecting the environment."
- Dorothy Stang
(Related: Life, Work, Battle, Dignity, Environment, Land, Protection, Right, Want)
"The best protection any woman can have... is courage."
- Elizabeth Cady Stanton
(Related: Courage, Protection, Woman)
"What is marriage, is marriage protection or religion, is marriage renunciation or abundance, is marriage a stepping-stone or an end. What is marriage."
- Gertrude Stein
(Related: Marriage, Religion, Abundance, End, Protection, Renunciation)
"Freedom is not an ideal, it is not even a protection, if it means nothing more than the freedom to stagnate."
- Adlai E. Stevenson
(Related: Freedom, Nothing, Protection)
"Freedom is not an ideal, it is not even a protection, if it means nothing more than freedom to stagnate, to live without dreams, to have no greater aim than a second car and another television set."
- Adlai Stevenson
(Related: Car, Dreams, Freedom, Nothing, Protection, Television)
"The United States basically accepted protection abroad as the price of post-war recovery. Now, that these countries have caught up to our level of prosperity, it is time for them to catch up to our level of openness."
- Larry Summers
(Related: Time, Countries, Now, Post, Prosperity, Protection, states, United)
"There is no proportional representation requirement in the Equal Protection Clause."
- Cass Sunstein
"The Kurdish people welcome the no-fly zone protection, contrary to the Iraqi regime that is against it."
- Jalal Talabani
(Related: People, Protection, Zone)
"My desk, most loyal friend thank you. You've been with me on every road I've taken. My scar and my protection."
- Marina Tsvetaeva
(Related: Friend, Protection, Road)
"There are several good protections against temptation, but the surest is cowardice."
- Mark Twain
(Related: Cowardice, Temptation)
"While expanding market access for American industry, financial markets and farmers is critical, I believe it needs to be done responsibly, accounting for the treatment and protection of workers and the environment."
- Mark Udall
(Related: Financial, American, Environment, Needs, Protection, Treatment, Workers)
"Journalism is the protection between people and any sort of totalitarian rule. That's why my hero, admittedly a flawed one, is a journalist."
- Andrew Vachss
(Related: People, Journalism, Protection)
"We don't want protectionism at the heart of the European Union."
- Guy Verhofstadt
(Related: Heart, Want)
"If you exchange information internationally, you must strengthen data protection. Those are two sides of the same coin."
- Gijs de Vries
(Related: Information, Protection)
"It may be laid down as a primary position, and the basis of our system, that every Citizen who enjoys the protection of a Free Government, owes not only a proportion of his property, but even of his personal services to the defense of it."
- George Washington
(Related: Government, Defense, May, Property, Protection)
"But I think that the spirit of protectionism would be the grave of European cinema. You cannot protect something by building a fence around it and thinking that this will help it survive."
- Wim Wenders
(Related: Building, Cinema, Grave, Help, Spirit, Thinking, Will)
"While Taliban fighters had an initial claim to protection under the conventions, they lost POW status by failing to obey the standards of conduct for legal combatants: wearing uniforms, a responsible command structure, and obeying the laws of war."
- John Yoo
(Related: Legal, War, Laws, Protection)