Quotations that match 'assault'.

Government health care changes the relationship between the citizen and the state, and, in fact, I think it's an assault on citizenship. Mark Steyn
[ Assault Between Care Changes Citizen Citizenship Fact Government Health Relationship State Think]
No problem can withstand the assault of sustained thinking. Voltaire
[ Assault Problem Sustained Thinking Withstand]
All we know is that, at times, fighting the Russians, we had to remove the piles of enemy bodies from before our trenches, so as to get a clear field of fire against new waves of assault. Paul von Hindenburg
[ Against Assault Before Bodies Clear Enemy Field Fighting Fire Get Had Know New Our Piles Remove Russians Times Trenches Waves]
George W. Bush and his administration embarked on a full-scale assault on civil liberties, human rights and the rule of law, walking away from his international obligations, tearing up international treaties, protocols and UN conventions. Bianca Jagger
[ Administration Assault Away Bush Civil Conventions Embarked Full-Scale George His Human International Law Liberties Obligations Protocols Rights Rule Tearing Treaties Un Up Walking]
The present assault upon capital is but the beginning. It will be but a stepping-stone to others, larger and more sweeping, till our political contests will become a war of the poor against the rich. Stephen J. Field
[ Against Assault Become Beginning Capital Contests Larger More Others Our Political Poor Present Rich Stepping-Stone Sweeping Till Upon War Will]
I was a militant smoker, and in my case, I think I particularly used smoking because what I felt was a kind of politically correct big brother assault on smoking. Joe Eszterhas
[ Assault Because Big Brother Case Correct Felt Kind Militant Particularly Politically Smoker Smoking Think Used]
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
[ Abroad Against Assault Asset Been Essential Even Gates Goodness Guards Guns Material Oceans Our Protection Richest Surest Two Values Wealth]
Our government leaders... have made many mistakes in the past when they have lost sight of the sacred American values rooted in the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. We are at the brink of even graver mistakes and assaults on these values. Samuel Dash
[ American Assaults Brink Constitution Declaration Even Government Graver Independence Leaders Lost Made Many Mistakes Our Past Rooted Sacred Sight These Values]
For thirty years, beginning with the invention of a privacy right in the Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade, the Left has been waging a systematic assault on the constitutional foundation of the nation. David Horowitz
[ Assault Been Beginning Constitutional Court Decision Foundation Invention Left Nation Privacy Right Roe Supreme Systematic Thirty Wade Waging Years]
One's dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but cannot be taken away unless it is surrendered. Michael J. Fox
[ Assaulted Away Cannot Cruelly Dignity May Mocked Surrendered Taken Unless]
It is important that gang members are aware that if they engage in aggravated assault, maiming, kidnapping, or manslaughter that they will receiving a minimum sentence of 30 years. Albert Wynn
[ Aggravated Assault Aware Engage Gang Important Kidnapping Members Minimum Receiving Sentence Will Years]
A man cannot lay down the right of resisting them that assault him by force, to take away his life. Thomas Hobbes
[ Assault Away Cannot Down Force Him His Lay Life Man Resisting Right Take Them]
In a society in which equality is a fact, not merely a word, words of racial or sexual assault and humiliation will be nonsense syllables. Catharine MacKinnon
[ Assault Equality Fact Humiliation Merely Nonsense Racial Sexual Society Syllables Which Will Word Words]
There's an assault on human sexuality, as Judge Scalia said, they've taken sides in the culture war and on top of that if we have a democracy, the democratic processes should be that we can elect representatives who will share our point of view and vote those things into law. Pat Robertson
[ Assault Culture Democracy Democratic Elect Human Into Judge Law Our Point Processes Representatives Said Sexuality Share Should Sides Taken Things Those Top View Vote War Will]
Most writers like to maintain some sort of anonymity. For me, making videos was an assault. Sheryl Crow
[ Anonymity Assault Maintain Making Most Some Sort Videos Writers]
I have a lot of nervous energy. Work is my best way of channelling that into something productive unless I want to wind up assaulting the postman or gardener. Ben Stiller
[ Assaulting Best Energy Gardener Into Lot Nervous Postman Productive Something Unless Up Want Way Wind Work]
Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand. Mark Twain
[ Against Assault Laughter Nothing Stand]
Many of my e-mails have been maliciously taken out of context, another effort by those assaulting my career. Jack Abramoff
[ Another Assaulting Been Career Context E-Mails Effort Maliciously Many Out Taken Those]
You don't lead by hitting people over the head - that's assault, not leadership. Dwight D. Eisenhower
[ Assault Head Hitting Lead Leadership Over]
In all my years of performing, no audience member has ever actually assaulted me. I consider this to be the singular triumph of my performing career. Rupert Holmes
[ Actually Assaulted Audience Career Consider Ever Member Performing Singular Triumph Years]
Surely the Department of Defense can and needs to do a better job of training new and existing first responders to respond to sexual assaults occurring in the military. Louise Slaughter
[ Assaults Better Defense Department Existing First Job Military Needs New Occurring Respond Responders Sexual Surely Training]
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
[ All-Out Assault Bringing Congress Country Factories Fields Floor Here Offices Onto Our Out Party Protection Republican Rights Work]
The province was surrounded by powerful tribes of Indians who watched the white settlers with an eager hostility, and seized every occasion to molest them by secret inroad, and often by open assault. John P. Kennedy
[ Assault Eager Every Hostility Indians Molest Occasion Often Open Powerful Province Secret Seized Settlers Surrounded Them Tribes Watched White]
Initially charged with assaulting a police officer and resisting arrest I was held for 36 hours, was beaten by cops and made to stand spread eagled against the cell wall for 12 hours with no food or water, until I collapsed. Everyone was strip searched on the way in. John Blair
[ Against Arrest Assaulting Beaten Cell Charged Collapsed Cops Everyone Food Held Hours Initially Made Officer Police Resisting Searched Spread Stand Strip Until Wall Water Way]
The only times an Afro-American who was assaulted got away has been when he had a gun and used it in self-defense. Ida B. Wells
[ Assaulted Away Been Got Gun Had Only Self-Defense Times Used]
For centuries many of the world's distinguished philosophers have assaulted Christianity as being irrational, superstitious and absurd. Josh McDowell
[ Absurd Assaulted Being Centuries Christianity Distinguished Irrational Many Philosophers Superstitious World]
For some reason, I seem to be bothered whenever I see acts of injustice and assaults on people's civil liberties. I imagine what I write in the future will follow in that vein. Whether it's fiction or non-fiction. Iris Chang
[ Acts Assaults Bothered Civil Fiction Follow Future Imagine Injustice Liberties Non-Fiction Reason See Seem Some Vein Whenever Whether Will Write]
The modern assault on the environment began about 50 years ago, during and immediately after World War II. Barry Commoner Environmental
[ After Ago Assault Began During Environment Ii Immediately Modern War World Years]
Out with stereotypes, feminism proclaims. But stereotypes are the west's stunning sexual personae, the vehicles of art's assault against nature. The moment there is imagination, there is myth. Camille Paglia
[ Against Art Assault Feminism Imagination Moment Myth Nature Out Proclaims Sexual Stereotypes Stunning Vehicles West]
When about fifteen I once made a great scandal by taking out my knife in prayer meeting and assaulting a young man who, while I was kneeling down during the prayer, stood above me and squeezed my neck. Simon Newcomb
[ Above Assaulting Down During Fifteen Great Kneeling Knife Made Man Meeting Neck Once Out Prayer Scandal Squeezed Stood Taking While Young]
After this urgent protest against entering into battle at Gettysburg according to instructions - which protest is the first and only one I ever made during my entire military career - I ordered my line to advance and make the assault. John B. Hood
[ According Advance After Against Assault Battle Career During Entering Entire Ever First Gettysburg Instructions Into Line Made Make Military Only Ordered Protest Urgent Which]
Again and again, I've seen Bush turn a blind eye as his henchmen have leveled zealous attacks against his political enemies - assaults which the president himself has sometimes directly encouraged. Paul Begala
[ Again Against Assaults Attacks Blind Bush Directly Encouraged Enemies Eye Himself His Leveled Political President Seen Sometimes Turn Which Zealous]
One is that if women's sexuality in Africa wasn't under assault, if women were able to say no, if women weren't subject to predatory attacks by men, or predatory behaviour generally, then you would have a disease in Africa called AIDS. But you wouldn't have a pandemic. Stephen Lewis
[ Able Africa Aids Assault Attacks Behaviour Called Disease Generally Men Pandemic Predatory Say Sexuality Subject Then Under Were Weren Women Would]
Those most likely to be raped or sexually assaulted are young women between the ages of 16 and 24, women with their whole lives ahead of them. This one act of violence will alter their lives forever. Rosa DeLauro
[ Act Ages Ahead Alter Assaulted Between Forever Likely Lives Most Sexually Their Them Those Violence Whole Will Women Young]
Well, we see an increasingly weaker labor movement as a result of the overall assault on the labor movement and as a result of the globalization of capital. Angela Davis
[ Assault Capital Globalization Increasingly Labor Movement Overall Result See Weaker Well]
Words ought to be a little wild, for they are the assaults of thoughts on the unthinking. John Maynard Keynes
[ Assaults Little Ought Thoughts Unthinking Wild Words]
The public makes it so that we have to keep assaulting each other. Ja Rule
[ Assaulting Each Keep Makes Other Public]
The Defense Department must do a better job of providing the best possible care for service women who are victims of sexual assault. Louise Slaughter
[ Assault Best Better Care Defense Department Job Must Possible Providing Service Sexual Victims Women]