Quotations that match 'convention'.

Attending that Convention and talking with those people and many others convinced me that I should become a blogger in my efforts to reform the government and uphold the integrity of the Constitution and the laws made in furtherance thereof. John Jay Hooker
[ Attending Become Constitution Convention Convinced Efforts Government Integrity Laws Made Many Others Reform Should Talking Thereof Those Uphold]
Running those poor steers back and forth in the heat is ridiculous. What they ought to do is put the steers in the convention hall and run the delegates. Stanley Marcus
[ Back Convention Delegates Forth Hall Heat Ought Poor Put Ridiculous Run Running Steers Those]
The conventional viewpoint says we need a jobs program and we need to cut welfare. Just the opposite! We need more welfare and fewer jobs. Jerry Brown
[ Conventional Cut Fewer Jobs Just More Need Opposite Program Says Viewpoint Welfare]
The most shocking fact about war is that its victims and its instruments are individual human beings, and that these individual beings are condemned by the monstrous conventions of politics to murder or be murdered in quarrels not their own. Aldous Huxley
[ Beings Condemned Conventions Fact Human Individual Instruments Monstrous Most Murder Murdered Own Politics Quarrels Shocking Their These Victims War]
This is not to condone torture, which is still prohibited by the Torture Convention and federal criminal law. John Yoo
[ Condone Convention Criminal Federal Law Prohibited Still Torture Which]
I think it is probably more important to attend specialized conventions for a journeyman writer than any other, but it's useful at all stages of a career, if for nothing else, to find out how the industry is working at any given time. Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
[ Any Attend Career Conventions Else Find Given How Important Industry Journeyman More Nothing Other Out Probably Specialized Stages Than Think Time Useful Working Writer]
Applying different standards to al Qaeda does not abandon Geneva, but only recognizes that the U.S. faces a stateless enemy never contemplated by the Conventions. John Yoo
[ Abandon Al Applying Contemplated Conventions Different Does Enemy Faces Geneva Never Only Qaeda Recognizes Standards]
The public history of modern art is the story of conventional people not knowing what they are dealing with. Golda Meir
[ Art Conventional Dealing History Knowing Modern Public Story]
The greater the decrease in the social significance of an art form, the sharper the distinction between criticism and enjoyment by the public. The conventional is uncritically enjoyed, and the truly new is criticized with aversion. Walter Benjamin
[ Art Aversion Between Conventional Criticism Criticized Decrease Distinction Enjoyed Enjoyment Form Greater New Public Sharper Significance Social Truly Uncritically]
Many people have their reputations as reporters and analysts because they are on television, batting around conventional wisdom. A lot of these people have never reported a story. Bob Woodward
[ Analysts Around Batting Because Conventional Lot Many Never Reported Reporters Reputations Story Television Their These Wisdom]
Chicago kept industry, attracted new business, became the center for convention trade and transportation. Jane Byrne
[ Attracted Became Business Center Chicago Convention Industry Kept New Trade Transportation]
Charlie's not your conventional mathematician... we sexed him up a little bit. David Krumholtz
[ Bit Charlie Conventional Him Little Mathematician Up Your]
There is a kind of courtesy in skepticism. It would be an offense against polite conventions to press our doubts too far. George Santayana
[ Against Conventions Courtesy Doubts Far Kind Offense Our Polite Press Skepticism Too Would]
First of all, there's no mention of political parties in the Constitution, so you begin American history with not only no political conventions but also no parties. Michael Beschloss
[ Also American Begin Constitution Conventions First History Mention Only Parties Political]
Osama bin Laden, the person, more likely serves the function of a stand-in. Compare the new terrorists with partisans or conventional terrorists in Israel. These people often fight in a decentralized manner in small, autonomous units, too. Jurgen Habermas
[ Autonomous Bin Compare Conventional Fight Function Israel Laden Likely Manner More New Often Osama Partisans Person Serves Small Terrorists These Too Units]
Military police know what to do, they know the Geneva Conventions, and their objective is to provide a safe, secure, fair environment for prisoners under their control. Janis Karpinski
[ Control Conventions Environment Fair Geneva Know Military Objective Police Prisoners Provide Safe Secure Their Under]
At one of the annual conventions of the American Society for Aesthetics much confusion arose when the Society for Anesthetics met at the same time in the same hotel. Rudolf Arnheim
[ Aesthetics American Annual Arose Confusion Conventions Hotel Met Much Same Society Time]
People should think things out fresh and not just accept conventional terms and the conventional way of doing things. R. Buckminster Fuller
[ Accept Conventional Doing Fresh Just Out Should Terms Things Think Way]
I am not concerned with truth, nor with conventional notions of what is beautiful. Mark Strand
[ Am Beautiful Concerned Conventional Nor Notions Truth]
The Bio-diversity Convention has not yielded any tangible benefits to the world's poor. Atal Bihari Vajpayee
[ Any Benefits Convention Poor Tangible World Yielded]
Several studies, and a number of public statements by senior military and political personalities, testify that - except for disputes between the present nuclear states - all military conflicts, as well as threats to peace, can be dealt with using conventional weapons. Joseph Rotblat
[ Between Conflicts Conventional Dealt Disputes Except Military Nuclear Number Peace Personalities Political Present Public Senior Several Statements States Studies Testify Threats Using Weapons Well]
What distinguishes the campaign finance issue from just about every other one being debated these days is that the two sides do not divide along conventional liberal/ conservative lines. James L. Buckley
[ Along Being Campaign Conservative Conventional Days Debated Distinguishes Divide Every Finance Issue Just Liberal Lines Other Sides These Two]
We support every effort to combat international terrorism through the formulation of international conventions and hope that the international community will take further steps to improve the anti-terrorism international legal framework. Li Peng
[ Combat Community Conventions Effort Every Formulation Framework Further Hope Improve International Legal Steps Support Take Terrorism Through Will]
It is not human nature we should accuse but the despicable conventions that pervert it. Denis Diderot
[ Accuse Conventions Despicable Human Nature Pervert Should]
Most human beings today waste some 25 to 30 years of their lives before they break through the actual and conventional lies which surround them. Isadora Duncan
[ Actual Before Beings Break Conventional Human Lies Lives Most Some Surround Their Them Through Today Waste Which Years]
I have never done Cult TV before, the convention was good. It gives the fans a chance to meet the celebrities. Connect with the guy that used to be a bunch of coloured dots on your TV screen. Peter Tork
[ Before Bunch Celebrities Chance Coloured Connect Convention Cult Done Dots Fans Gives Good Guy Meet Never Screen Tv Used Your]
Friendship can only exist between persons with similar interests and points of view. Man and woman by the conventions of society are born with different interests and different points of view. August Strindberg
[ Between Born Conventions Different Exist Friendship Interests Man Only Persons Points Similar Society View Woman]
Like everything genuine, its inner life guarantees its truth. All works of art created by truthful minds without regard for the work's conventional exterior remain genuine for all times. Franz Marc
[ Art Conventional Created Everything Exterior Genuine Guarantees Inner Life Minds Regard Remain Times Truth Truthful Without Work Works]
The media. It sounds like a convention of spiritualists. Tom Stoppard
[ Convention Media Sounds]
I mean, there are many other directors who are probably both more skilled and excited to adapt novels or work within certain genre conventions. I'd like to do that kind of work someday, but for better or worse I'm too drawn by my own material. Todd Solondz
[ Adapt Better Both Certain Conventions Directors Drawn Excited Genre Kind Many Material Mean More Novels Other Own Probably Skilled Someday Too Within Work Worse]
Conventional dogmas, even if endowed with the authority of an Aristotle - ancient or modern - must be tested vigorously. If they are found wanting, we need not bother with them. But if they are found to be substantially correct, we may not overlook them. Norman Lamm
[ Ancient Aristotle Authority Bother Conventional Correct Dogmas Endowed Even Found May Modern Must Need Overlook Substantially Tested Them Vigorously Wanting]
Guy Rivers, a conventional piece as regards the love affair which makes a part of the plot, is a tale of deadly strife between the laws of Georgia and a fiendish bandit. Carl Clinton Van Doren
[ Affair Bandit Between Conventional Deadly Georgia Guy Laws Love Makes Part Piece Plot Regards Rivers Strife Tale Which]
From the beginning of the presidential nominating conventions in the 1830's really through the 1950's, you had conventions that actually did real business. Michael Beschloss
[ Actually Beginning Business Conventions Did Had Nominating Presidential Real Really Through]
President Bush and his commanders announced early in the conflict that the Conventions applied. John Yoo
[ Announced Applied Bush Commanders Conflict Conventions Early His President]
In most conventional novels, God is not allowed to be nuts. Nor are nuts allowed to be God. John Sladek
[ Allowed Conventional God Most Nor Novels Nuts]
As I discovered, even the governor of a major state who holds pro-life views can be denied a hearing at his party's convention without the national media protesting it. Robert Casey
[ Convention Denied Discovered Even Governor Hearing His Holds Major Media National Party Pro-Life Protesting State Views Without]
It is now conventional wisdom that Americans do not care why we went to war in Iraq, that it is enough that the world is better off without Saddam Hussein. Adam Schiff
[ Americans Better Care Conventional Enough Hussein Iraq Now Off Saddam War Went Why Wisdom Without World]
I think one of the things that language poets are very involved with is getting away from conventional ideas of beauty, because those ideas contain a certain attitude toward women, certain attitudes toward sex, certain attitudes toward race, etc. Diane Wakoski
[ Attitude Attitudes Away Beauty Because Certain Contain Conventional Etc Getting Ideas Involved Language Poets Race Sex Things Think Those Toward Very Women]
The personal things should be left out of platforms at conventions. You can argue yourself blue in the face, and you're not going to change each other's minds. It's a waste of your time and my time. Barbara Bush
[ Argue Blue Change Conventions Each Face Going Left Minds Other Out Personal Platforms Should Things Time Waste Your Yourself]
They used to be seen as insane or unthinkable acts of madmen. But if they take place they'll be called "war" too. And there will still be no conventional war. Bruce Sterling
[ Acts Called Conventional Insane Madmen Place Seen Still Take Too Unthinkable Used War Will]
Not exactly but I get inspiration from stories which are unconventional. Anil Kapoor
[ Exactly Get Inspiration Stories Unconventional Which]
I think in conventional magazine wisdom, you need to have a redesign every decade or so. Timothy White
[ Conventional Decade Every Magazine Need Redesign Think Wisdom]
Usually you're in movies with a lot of dissolves and things, but this was kind of quick, more jarring than usual. I thought it would be fun to be in a movie that's unconventional. Then I met Guy and I liked him. I think he's a good man. Dennis Farina
[ Dissolves Fun Good Guy Him Kind Liked Lot Man Met More Movie Movies Quick Than Then Things Think Thought Unconventional Usual Usually Would]
Tonight, I am pleased to announce that I have secured $1 million from the Convention Host Committee to fund the beautification of Boston's neighborhoods. Thomas Menino
[ Am Announce Boston Committee Convention Fund Host Million Neighborhoods Pleased Secured Tonight]
Conventional show-biz savvy held that Americans hated to be the objects of satire. Carroll O'Connor
[ Americans Conventional Hated Held Objects Satire Savvy]
Providing a writer isn't put off by conventions - and some are - attending them can be a nice break from the necessary isolation of writing. Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
[ Attending Break Conventions Isolation Necessary Nice Off Providing Put Some Them Writer Writing]
Increased and better screening for explosives is necessary - and Congress should fund it and TSA should implement it as quickly as possible - however that screening doesn't reduce the risk posed by a trained terrorist with an unconventional weapon. Dave Reichert
[ Better Congress Explosives Fund However Implement Increased Necessary Posed Possible Quickly Reduce Risk Screening Should Terrorist Trained Unconventional Weapon]
Performance art can involve the audience with taste, smell and sounds not available with electronic media and not practical with conventional theater. This is due to the usually small audience. Jack Bowman
[ Art Audience Available Conventional Due Electronic Involve Media Performance Practical Small Smell Sounds Taste Theater Usually]
He testified that when you looked at it through the eyes of 'let's do it,' the costs were very small. They were less than they'd had to spend to host a convention of transportation executives. The cost was not that great. Major Owens
[ Convention Cost Costs Executives Eyes Great Had Host Less Looked Small Spend Testified Than Through Transportation Very Were]
Doubt the conventional wisdom unless you can verify it with reason and experiment. Steve Albini
[ Conventional Doubt Experiment Reason Unless Verify Wisdom]
A convention was drawn up on June 17, 1925, in which the principle of supervision, as opposed to that of simple propaganda, was recognized, thanks to the efforts of the labour members, of whom I was one. Leon Jouhaux
[ Convention Drawn Efforts June Labour Members Opposed Principle Propaganda Recognized Simple Supervision Thanks Up Which Whom]
It is important to recognize the differences between the war in Iraq and the war on terrorism. The treatment of those detained at Abu Ghraib is governed by the Geneva Conventions, which have been signed by both the U.S. and Iraq. John Yoo
[ Abu Been Between Both Conventions Detained Differences Geneva Ghraib Governed Important Iraq Recognize Signed Terrorism Those Treatment War Which]
At first the English were very surprised by our disregarding the Hague Convention. But from 1916 onward they used at least as much poison as we did. Otto Hahn
[ Convention Did English First Hague Least Much Onward Our Poison Surprised Used Very Were]
2004 was a great year for Boston! The Patriots won the Super Bowl! Boston hosted its first national political convention! And - the Red Sox won the World Series! Thomas Menino
[ Boston Bowl Convention First Great Hosted National Patriots Political Red Series Sox Super Won World Year]
We need not renounce the use of conventional force. We will be ready to repel any clear and present danger that poses a genuine threat to our national security and survival. Theodore C. Sorensen
[ Any Clear Conventional Danger Force Genuine National Need Our Poses Present Ready Renounce Repel Security Survival Threat Use Will]
Radical constructivism, thus, is radical because it breaks with convention and develops a theory of knowledge in which knowledge does not reflect an 'objective' ontological reality. Paul Watzlawick
[ Because Breaks Convention Develops Does Knowledge Objective Ontological Radical Reality Reflect Theory Thus Which]
One of the reasons, surely, why women have been credited with less perfect veracity than men is that the burden of conventional falsehood falls chiefly on them. Katharine Fullerton Gerould
[ Been Burden Chiefly Conventional Credited Falls Falsehood Less Men Perfect Reasons Surely Than Them Veracity Why Women]
I'm a sworn enemy of convention. I despise the conventional in anything, even the arts. Hedy Lamarr
[ Anything Arts Convention Conventional Despise Enemy Even Sworn]
Conventional wisdom notwithstanding, there is no reason either in football or in poetry why the two should not meet in a man's life if he has the weight and cares about the words. Archibald MacLeish
[ Cares Conventional Either Football Life Man Meet Notwithstanding Poetry Reason Should Two Weight Why Wisdom Words]
A murderer is regarded by the conventional world as something almost monstrous, but a murderer to himself is only an ordinary man. It is only if the murderer is a good man that he can be regarded as monstrous. Graham Greene
[ Almost Conventional Good Himself Man Monstrous Murderer Only Ordinary Regarded Something World]
Infelicity is an ill to which all acts are heir which have the general character of ritual or ceremonial, all conventional acts. J. L. Austin
[ Acts Ceremonial Character Conventional General Heir Ill Ritual Which]
With her high pale brow under her faded brown hair, she was like a rock washed clean by years of her husband's absences at conventions, dinners, committee meetings or simply at the office. Louis Auchincloss
[ Absences Brow Brown Clean Committee Conventions Dinners Faded Hair Her High Husband Meetings Office Pale Rock She Simply Under Washed Years]
Folk rock was my real roots. I did a few gigs as a folk artist, in the style of Fairport Convention. Alan Parsons
[ Artist Convention Did Few Folk Gigs Real Rock Roots Style]
The State of Israel has faced obstacles and challenges to its very survival, with conventional military attacks leading the way to suicide bombers who have killed innocent Israeli men, women, and children. Jerry Costello
[ Attacks Bombers Challenges Children Conventional Faced Innocent Israel Israeli Killed Leading Men Military Obstacles State Suicide Survival Very Way Women]
Again, conventional Catholicism does not much appeal to me. Paul Farmer
[ Again Appeal Catholicism Conventional Does Much]
Pollock was well known, certainly, but for all the wrong reasons. He was known as much for being wild and unconventional in his working methods as for being a great artist. Kenneth Noland
[ Artist Being Certainly Great His Known Methods Much Pollock Reasons Unconventional Well Wild Working Wrong]
I thought this convention phenomenon was very flattering, but that's about the extent of it. George Takei
[ Convention Extent Flattering Phenomenon Thought Very]
But if you want to know the truth, the weirdest thing that has happened has been my discovery that people who attend the conventions are filled with love. William Shatner
[ Attend Been Conventions Discovery Filled Happened Know Love Thing Truth Want Weirdest]
Blackheart Records being 25 years old represents staying power and the fact that we weren't able to get a record out through conventional means, so we had to create this record company to put out our records if we wanted to be a band that had records to give out to their fans. Joan Jett
[ Able Band Being Company Conventional Create Fact Fans Get Give Had Means Old Our Out Power Put Record Records Represents Staying Their Through Wanted Weren Years]
In social matters, pointless conventions are not merely the bee sting of etiquette, but the snake bite of moral order. Florence King
[ Bee Bite Conventions Etiquette Matters Merely Moral Order Pointless Snake Social Sting]
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 disruptive powers of excessive national fecundity may have played a greater part in bursting the bonds of convention than either the power of ideas or the errors of autocracy. John Maynard Keynes
[ Autocracy Bonds Bursting Convention Disruptive Either Errors Excessive Greater Ideas May National Part Played Power Powers Than]
I think it would be bizarre to pick somebody to speak at the convention based on their sexual preference, because once you go down that road, why don't you pick a transvestite? Gary Bauer
[ Based Because Bizarre Convention Down Go Once Pick Preference Road Sexual Somebody Speak Their Think Why Would]
Do we want an Attorney General who will play politics with the law, play politics with the court and just play politics with international conventions designed to protect our troops? I do not want to play that kind of politics. I am going to vote against Alberto Gonzales. Barbara Mikulski
[ Against Am Attorney Conventions Court Designed General Going Gonzales International Just Kind Law Our Play Politics Protect Troops Vote Want Will]
Mainstream media tend to just mouth the conventional wisdom, to see everything through the filter of right and left. Arianna Huffington
[ Conventional Everything Filter Just Left Mainstream Media Mouth Right See Tend Through Wisdom]
I expect the Republicans will enjoy a large bounce out of their convention. They're here wrapping themselves in the 9/11 flag, which I think is inappropriate in many ways, but it's their choice. Harold Ford
[ Bounce Choice Convention Enjoy Expect Flag Here Inappropriate Large Many Out Republicans Their Themselves Think Ways Which Will Wrapping]
Black Comedy is a farce that is played in the dark, as you know, with the lights full on. It's the Chinese convention of reversing light and dark, and exactly where anybody is at any given moment is the play. Peter Shaffer
[ Any Anybody Black Chinese Comedy Convention Dark Exactly Farce Full Given Know Light Lights Moment Play Played Reversing Where]
One of my movies was called "True Lies." It's what the Democrats should have called their convention. Arnold Schwarzenegger
[ Called Convention Democrats Lies Movies Should Their True]
If we say the Geneva Convention is obsolete, then what do others who have our soldiers say? Charles Schumer
[ Convention Geneva Obsolete Others Our Say Soldiers Then]
States are like people. They do not question the awful status quo until some dramatic event overturns the conventional and lax way of thinking. Victor Davis Hanson
[ Awful Conventional Dramatic Event Lax Question Quo Some States Status Thinking Until Way]
I also administer the Internet Assigned Names Authority, which is the central coordinator for the Internet address space, domain names and Internet protocol conventions essential to the use and operation of the Internet. Jon Postel
[ Address Administer Also Assigned Authority Central Conventions Coordinator Domain Essential Internet Names Operation Protocol Space Use Which]
Conventional forms of narrative allow for different points of view, but for this book I wanted a structure whereby each of the main characters contributed a distinctive version of the story. Penelope Lively
[ Allow Book Characters Contributed Conventional Different Distinctive Each Forms Main Narrative Points Story Structure Version View Wanted Whereby]
I don't think anyone has exhausted the range of sound possible in a conventional rock band, but people do become slaves to their own easiest techniques. Steve Albini
[ Anyone Band Become Conventional Easiest Exhausted Own Possible Range Rock Slaves Sound Techniques Their Think]
I've just got into the convention circuit in the last couple of years and it's great to see all these people who are still interested in the show. It's so gratifying to hear that so many people enjoyed the work that Erin and I have done. Gil Gerard
[ Circuit Convention Couple Done Enjoyed Erin Got Gratifying Great Hear Interested Into Just Last Many See Show Still These Work Years]
Conventional wisdom holds that setting a timetable for getting American troops out of Iraq would be a mistake. Nick Clooney
[ American Conventional Getting Holds Iraq Mistake Out Setting Timetable Troops Wisdom Would]
Thus the Convention is unequivocal in its call for children to be consulted, to have their opinions heard and to have their best interests considered when law and policies are being drafted. Carol Bellamy
[ Being Best Call Children Considered Consulted Convention Drafted Heard Interests Law Opinions Policies Their Thus Unequivocal]
There are things so deep and complex that only intuition can reach it in our stage of development as human beings. And to Poe... well, a great logician could be an enemy to him, what he called conventional world reason. John Astin
[ Beings Called Complex Conventional Could Deep Development Enemy Great Him Human Intuition Logician Only Our Poe Reach Reason Stage Things Well World]
The enemy of the conventional wisdom is not ideas but the march of events. John Kenneth Galbraith
[ Conventional Enemy Events Ideas March Wisdom]
Brought up to respect the conventions, love had to end in marriage. I'm afraid it did. Bette Davis Funny
[ Afraid Brought Conventions Did End Had Love Marriage Respect Up]
Fear is a problem with film music and films; people want to be conventional, and there's more commercialism today. If you are not daring in your art, you're bankrupt. Alex North
[ Art Bankrupt Commercialism Conventional Daring Fear Film Films More Music Problem Today Want Your]
A political convention is not a place where you can come away with any trace of faith in human nature. Murray Kempton
[ Any Away Come Convention Faith Human Nature Place Political Trace Where]
We have views on social issues that may seem to some that we are hard-line Tories. However our economics policies and our opposition to the process called globalisation could be considered by some to place us on the far-left of conventional politics. Steve Blake
[ Called Considered Conventional Could Economics Globalisation Hard-Line However Issues May Opposition Our Place Policies Politics Process Seem Social Some Tories Us Views]
No one who has lived even for a fleeting moment for something other than life in its conventional sense and has experienced the exaltation that this feeling produces can then renounce his new freedom so easily. Andre Breton
[ Conventional Easily Even Exaltation Experienced Feeling Fleeting Freedom His Life Lived Moment New Other Produces Renounce Sense Something Than Then]
We shouldn't have politicians micromanaging this war because it is complex and unconventional. Bill Shuster
[ Because Complex Politicians Unconventional War]
The anarchist painter is not the one who will create anarchist pictures, but the one who will fight with all his individuality against official conventions. Paul Signac
[ Against Anarchist Conventions Create Fight His Individuality Official Painter Pictures Will]
Who knows what true loneliness is - not the conventional word but the naked terror? To the lonely themselves it wears a mask. The most miserable outcast hugs some memory or some illusion. Joseph Conrad
[ Conventional Hugs Illusion Knows Loneliness Lonely Mask Memory Miserable Most Naked Outcast Some Terror Themselves True Wears Word]
In order to stand well in the eyes of the community, it is necessary to come up to a certain, somewhat indefinite, conventional standard of wealth. Thorstein Veblen
[ Certain Come Community Conventional Eyes Indefinite Necessary Order Somewhat Stand Standard Up Wealth Well]
Textbook publishers don't even bother to advertise at their conventions. Peter Brimelow
[ Advertise Bother Conventions Even Publishers Textbook Their]
The conventional notions of art have changed, and a lot of things done today are considered works of art that would have been rejected in the past. David Rockefeller
[ Art Been Changed Considered Conventional Done Lot Notions Past Rejected Things Today Works Would]
This isn't really a convention, This is really an infomercial. And every night we'll have a different infomercial and people view it with a certain level of cynicism. Susan Estrich
[ Certain Convention Cynicism Different Every Level Night Really View]
Human-rights advocates, for example, claim that the mistreatment of Iraqi prisoners is of a piece with President Bush's 2002 decision to deny al Qaeda and Taliban fighters the legal status of prisoners of war under the Geneva Conventions. John Yoo
[ Advocates Al Bush Claim Conventions Decision Deny Example Fighters Geneva Human-Rights Iraqi Legal Piece President Prisoners Qaeda Status Taliban Under War]
I have known a vast quantity of nonsense talked about bad men not looking you in the face. Don't trust that conventional idea. Dishonesty will stare honesty out of countenance any day in the week, if there is anything to be got by it. Charles Dickens
[ Any Anything Bad Conventional Countenance Day Dishonesty Face Got Honesty Idea Known Looking Men Nonsense Out Quantity Stare Talked Trust Vast Week Will]
You well know, sir, that when the Constitution was submitted to the People of the respective States for their adoption or rejection, it awakened the warmest debates of the several State conventions. Caleb Cushing
[ Adoption Awakened Constitution Conventions Debates Know Rejection Respective Several Sir State States Submitted Their Warmest Well]
It wasn't until the first season ended that I went to my first Star Trek convention. It was in Denver. There were two and a half thousand people there. Patrick Stewart
[ Convention Denver Ended First Half Season Star Thousand Trek Two Until Went Were]
Conventionality is not morality. Charlotte Bronte
[ Conventionality Morality]
I speak for a lot of church groups, youth groups, schools, colleges and do personal appearances. I've done conventions and trade shows. A lot of different little hats. Donna Douglas
[ Appearances Church Colleges Conventions Different Done Groups Hats Little Lot Personal Schools Shows Speak Trade Youth]
Listen to advice. You don't know how many writer's conferences I've taught at where at least half the audience fights all the conventions of the field. Jane Haddam
[ Advice Audience Conferences Conventions Field Fights Half How Know Least Listen Many Taught Where Writer]
I try to live the moment and not obey laws, rules, conventions, or norms; to react to a sensation, a feeling, or an emotion. You can't program emotion. Anne Parillaud
[ Conventions Emotion Feeling Laws Live Moment Norms Obey Program React Rules Sensation Try]
It may sound terrible, but I often say that the military saved me from a conventional life in the United States and I've never really thanked them for it, because I haven't exactly been pro-military in my work. Robert Jay Lifton
[ Because Been Conventional Exactly Haven Life May Military Never Often Really Saved Say Sound States Terrible Thanked Them United Work]
It will be a pity if women in the more conventional mould are to be phased out, for there will never be anyone to go home to. Anita Brookner
[ Anyone Conventional Go Home More Mould Never Out Phased Pity Will Women]
People who play conventional music are threatened by electronica and don't consider it to be as valuable as what they do. Bill Laswell
[ Consider Conventional Electronica Music Play Threatened Valuable]
Today's shocks are tomorrow's conventions. Carolyn Heilbrun
[ Conventions Shocks Today Tomorrow]
It is conventional to call "monster" any blending of dissonant elements. I call "monster" every original inexhaustible beauty. Alfred Jarry
[ Any Beauty Blending Call Conventional Elements Every Inexhaustible Monster Original]
That is because the conflict with al Qaeda is not governed by the Geneva Conventions, which applies only to international conflicts between states that have signed them. John Yoo
[ Al Applies Because Between Conflict Conflicts Conventions Geneva Governed International Only Qaeda Signed States Them Which]
I think the country is very settled in a lot of ways, and we saw that after the Democratic Convention. I think a lot of the bump that we enjoyed came when John Kerry selected John Edwards as his running mate. Harold Ford
[ After Bump Came Convention Country Democratic Edwards Enjoyed His John Kerry Lot Mate Running Saw Selected Settled Think Very Ways]
Economists often like startling theorems, results which seem to run counter to conventional wisdom. Joseph E. Stiglitz
[ Conventional Counter Economists Often Results Run Seem Startling Theorems Which Wisdom]
I have two ideas for novels at the moment, neither of them all that conventional, but I'm not ready to choose between them yet, let alone settle down to the process of writing. Jonathan Coe
[ Alone Between Choose Conventional Down Ideas Moment Neither Novels Process Ready Settle Them Two Writing Yet]
People always blame the girl; she should have said no. A monosyllable, but conventional wisdom has always been that boys can't manage it. Anna Quindlen
[ Always Been Blame Boys Conventional Girl Manage Said She Should Wisdom]
I believe that this is a different war than America has ever fought in the past. It is a non-conventional war. It means that you've got to use every tool you've got available to you. Hugh Shelton
[ America Available Believe Different Ever Every Fought Got Means Past Than Tool Use War]
We must not, however, be like the leaders of the great romantic revolt who, in their eagerness to get rid of the husk of convention, disregarded also the humane aspiration. Irving Babbitt
[ Also Aspiration Convention Disregarded Eagerness Get Great However Humane Husk Leaders Must Revolt Rid Romantic Their]
I really identified with Jess, because my own dream was acting, which isn't the most conventional profession. Parminder Nagra
[ Acting Because Conventional Dream Identified Most Own Profession Really Which]
I mean, we are facing so many very, very important issues and those are the issues that you heard talked about last night from the Republican convention, and that you'll hear my husband talk about. And those are the really important issues facing our country right now. Laura Bush
[ Convention Country Facing Hear Heard Husband Important Issues Last Many Mean Night Now Our Really Republican Right Talk Talked Those Very]
I did not think much what I was writing them for, except that I knew I wanted my next novel to be in some less conventional form than straight narrative. Nicholas Mosley
[ Conventional Did Except Form Knew Less Much Narrative Next Novel Some Straight Than Them Think Wanted Writing]
The conventional view serves to protect us from the painful job of thinking. John Kenneth Galbraith
[ Conventional Job Painful Protect Serves Thinking Us View]
The public has lost faith in the ability of Social Security and Medicare to provide for old age. They've lost faith in the banking system and in conventional medical insurance. Ron Chernow
[ Ability Age Banking Conventional Faith Insurance Lost Medical Medicare Old Provide Public Security Social System]
The point is, the political reporters are the ones who no longer understand the ritual they are covering. They keep searching for political meanings in the tepid events when a convention is now essentially a human drama and only that. William Greider
[ Convention Covering Drama Essentially Events Human Keep Longer Meanings Now Ones Only Point Political Reporters Ritual Searching Understand]
The 1960s were about releasing ourselves from conventional society and freeing ourselves. Yoko Ono
[ Conventional Freeing Ourselves Releasing Society Were]
So the result was that as one approached a political convention for most of the 19th century and for most of the 20th century until the 1960's, part of the drama was the fact that you didn't know ultimately who was going to be the nominee at the end of that convention week. Michael Beschloss
[ Approached Century Convention Drama End Fact Going Know Most Nominee Part Political Result Ultimately Until Week]
It is proclaimed by the great leaders of that party, by its political conventions, by its ministers of the Gospel, and by every other means they have of giving currency and importance to the declaration, that it is its mission to abolish slavery in the Union. John H. Reagan
[ Abolish Conventions Currency Declaration Every Giving Gospel Great Importance Leaders Means Ministers Mission Other Party Political Proclaimed Slavery Union]
I'm not a money manager, but I can tell you what the conventional wisdom is. The younger you are, the more risk you can take on. Maria Bartiromo
[ Conventional Manager Money More Risk Take Tell Wisdom Younger]
I've always shied away from conventional wisdom, though I know the power of it. Peter Jennings
[ Always Away Conventional Know Power Though Wisdom]
I've agreed to do several Star Trek conventions this coming year. Nichelle Nichols
[ Agreed Coming Conventions Several Star Trek Year]
Nothing is so threatening to conventional values as a man who does not want to work or does not want to work at a challenging job, and most people are disturbed if a man in a well- paying job indicates ambivalence or dislike toward it. Alice S. Rossi
[ Ambivalence Challenging Conventional Dislike Disturbed Does Indicates Job Man Most Nothing Paying Threatening Toward Values Want Work]
I wasn't looking for another marriage. I had been married before. He is a nice man - a geologist, an Ernest Hemingway type. But Paul and I married because of convention. Linda McCartney
[ Another Because Been Before Convention Ernest Geologist Had Hemingway Looking Man Marriage Married Nice Paul Type]
The 1928 Republican Convention opened with a prayer. If the Lord can see His way clear to bless the Republican Party the way it's been carrying on, then the rest of us ought to get it without even asking. Will Rogers
[ Asking Been Bless Carrying Clear Convention Even Get His Lord Opened Ought Party Prayer Republican Rest See Then Us Way Without]
A child-like man is not a man whose development has been arrested; on the contrary, he is a man who has given himself a chance of continuing to develop long after most adults have muffled themselves in the cocoon of middle-aged habit and convention. Aldous Huxley
[ Adults After Arrested Been Chance Child-Like Cocoon Continuing Contrary Convention Develop Development Given Habit Himself Long Man Middle-Aged Most Muffled Themselves Whose]
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
[ Any Benefits Cannot Convention Cooperating Example Geneva Name Number Only Pow Provide Rank Receive Required Serial Under]
After four years at the United Nations I sometimes yearn for the peace and tranquillity of a political convention. Adlai E. Stevenson
[ After Convention Four Nations Peace Political Sometimes Tranquillity United Yearn Years]
The point is that these decisions they've made are partly for your convenience and partly for theirs and partly out of stereotypes that they carry with them from the conventions of the computer field. Ted Nelson
[ Carry Computer Convenience Conventions Decisions Field Made Out Partly Point Stereotypes Theirs Them These Your]
All conventions are very enjoyable. The more variety you do, the better. Jeremy Bulloch
[ Better Conventions Enjoyable More Variety Very]
The dream of the Convention was born from the that children and their needs were not been considered when policies were being made, laws passed or actions undertaken. Carol Bellamy
[ Actions Been Being Born Children Considered Convention Dream Laws Made Needs Passed Policies Their Undertaken Were]
The stars are the great Gothic churches: spires, naves, delicate flying buttresses, massive conventional buttresses, stained glass and grandeur, grandeur, grandeur. John Corry
[ Churches Conventional Delicate Flying Glass Gothic Grandeur Great Massive Stained Stars]
Heather and I decided we were going to be pretty low-key at the convention. Mary Cheney
[ Convention Decided Going Heather Low-Key Pretty Were]
The truth is, I often like women. I like their unconventionality. I like their completeness. I like their anonymity. Virginia Woolf
[ Anonymity Completeness Often Their Truth Women]
In the perception of the incongruous stimuli, the recognition process is temporarily thwarted and exhibits characteristics which are generally not observable in the recognition of more conventional stimuli. Jerome Bruner
[ Characteristics Conventional Exhibits Generally Incongruous More Observable Perception Process Recognition Stimuli Temporarily Thwarted Which]
Oftentimes during the period in which conventions really did business, you had situations where the delegates were divided and you would have ballot after ballot before there was a final nominee. Michael Beschloss
[ After Ballot Before Business Conventions Delegates Did Divided During Final Had Nominee Oftentimes Period Really Situations Were Where Which Would]
But it is not conscious strategy to go for unconventional roles. Anil Kapoor
[ Conscious Go Roles Strategy Unconventional]
Sanity is only that which is within the frame of reference of conventional thought. Erich Fromm
[ Conventional Frame Only Reference Sanity Thought Which Within]
A conventional playwright tries to tell you more about the characters than they know about themselves. Timothy West
[ Characters Conventional Know More Playwright Tell Than Themselves Tries]
The metaphor of the king as the shepherd of his people goes back to ancient Egypt. Perhaps the use of this particular convention is due to the fact that, being stupid, affectionate, gregarious, and easily stampeded, the societies formed by sheep are most like human ones. Northrop Frye
[ Affectionate Ancient Back Being Convention Due Easily Egypt Fact Formed Goes Gregarious His Human King Metaphor Most Ones Particular Perhaps Sheep Shepherd Societies Stupid Use]
Let's give the conventions back to the politicians. If we think there's any news, we can tack it on afterward as commentary. But the conventions should be their show, not ours. Don Hewitt
[ Afterward Any Back Commentary Conventions Give News Ours Politicians Should Show Tack Their Think]
As a rule, I am very careful to be shallow and conventional where depth and originality are wasted. Lucy Maud Montgomery
[ Am Careful Conventional Depth Originality Rule Shallow Very Wasted Where]
We do, and there is a law in the United States - the Torture Convention - that prohibits the United States from deporting an individual to a country where there is a reasonable expectation that he will be subjected to torture - physical, mental or otherwise. Jonathan Shapiro
[ Convention Country Expectation Individual Law Mental Otherwise Physical Prohibits Reasonable States Subjected Torture United Where Will]
In Poland, my audience is all women between 18 and 30. At U.S. conventions, you have the fantasy and science fiction crowd. At Harvard you have an entirely different audience. It's so schizophrenic. Jonathan Carroll
[ Audience Between Conventions Crowd Different Entirely Fantasy Fiction Harvard Poland Schizophrenic Science Women]
I like being unconventional. Florence Griffith Joyner
[ Being Unconventional]
I'm seeing and hearing lots of B to B instruments, and everybody isn't, you know, using them... a lot of these guys are trying to do it on conventional guitars, although that has its own sound, and maybe its okay. John Sebastian
[ Although Conventional Everybody Guitars Guys Hearing Instruments Know Lot Lots Maybe Okay Own Seeing Sound Them These Trying Using]
I've been with the same person for a very long time but I'm just non-conventional in that way. I don't think people need to be married. I think a lot of people need that piece of paper, but I don't think everybody needs that to feel secure. Eva Mendes
[ Been Everybody Feel Just Long Lot Married Need Needs Paper Person Piece Same Secure Think Time Very Way]
Massachusetts women as a rule adhere too strongly to old-time conventions. Julia Ward Howe
[ Adhere Conventions Massachusetts Old-Time Rule Strongly Too Women]
Conventional manners are a kind of literacy test for the alien who comes among us. Katharine Fullerton Gerould
[ Alien Among Comes Conventional Kind Literacy Manners Test Us]
What worse illness can there be than acute conventionality. You should pray every night that you don't wake up with it. George Weinberg
[ Acute Conventionality Every Illness Night Pray Should Than Up Wake Worse]
Then you get to the last half of the 20th century, Americans are getting very skeptical about their leaders and their institutions, and another place that is affected is parties and conventions. Michael Beschloss
[ Affected Americans Another Century Conventions Get Getting Half Institutions Last Leaders Parties Place Skeptical Their Then Very]
A kid in an abusive home has far fewer rights than any POW. There is no Geneva Convention for kids. Andrew Vachss
[ Abusive Any Convention Far Fewer Geneva Home Kid Kids Pow Rights Than]
I really do the conventions now for two reasons. Rene Auberjonois
[ Conventions Now Really Reasons Two]
Conventional people are roused to fury by departure from convention, largely because they regard such departure as a criticism of themselves. Bertrand Russell
[ Because Convention Conventional Criticism Departure Fury Largely Regard Roused Such Themselves]
As Bill Clinton said so eloquently at the convention, during Vietnam there was a chance to serve; there was a chance not to serve. Mark Shields
[ Bill Chance Clinton Convention During Eloquently Said Serve Vietnam]
So if 1960 had occurred under the old convention system, Kennedy would have had a very hard time getting the Democratic nomination because he would have been rejected by all those people who had worked with him in Washington. Michael Beschloss
[ Because Been Convention Democratic Getting Had Hard Him Kennedy Nomination Occurred Old Rejected System Those Time Under Very Washington Worked Would]
Anyway, in the mid 80's I was spending a fortune buying old Golden Age books from the late 30's and 40's and I was making personal appearances at a lot of sci fi and comic book conventions all around the country here so that I could find books for my collection. Bill Mumy
[ Age Anyway Appearances Around Book Books Buying Collection Comic Conventions Could Country Find Fortune Golden Here Late Lot Making Mid Old Personal Sci Spending]
In our day the conventional element in literature is elaborately disguised by a law of copyright pretending that every work of art is an invention distinctive enough to be patented. Northrop Frye
[ Art Conventional Copyright Day Disguised Distinctive Element Enough Every Invention Law Literature Our Patented Pretending Work]
A lot was happening, plus there were an enormous number of people in the industry that were going to conventions, so it was a pretty fun time. Also there was a lot of controversy and I was at the forefront of some of that. Todd McFarlane
[ Also Controversy Conventions Enormous Forefront Fun Going Happening Industry Lot Number Plus Pretty Some Time Were]
This war no longer has anything to do with knightly conduct or with the agreements of the Geneva Convention. Wilhelm Keitel
[ Agreements Anything Conduct Convention Geneva Longer War]
I knew that the Hague Convention prohibited the use of poison in war. I didn't know the details of the terms of the Convention, but I did know of that prohibition. Otto Hahn
[ Convention Details Did Hague Knew Know Poison Prohibited Prohibition Terms Use War]
Doing the Muppet Show you forget about conventional filming. Peter Mayhew
[ Conventional Doing Filming Forget Muppet Show]
You must renounce all superficiality, all convention, all vanity and delusion. Gustav Mahler
[ Convention Delusion Must Renounce Superficiality Vanity]
Mystery writers' conventions are usually good, and this one has been excellent and extremely well prepared and thought out in advance. A lot of people have given their time and their skill, and a good deal of wit, and Anchorage has made us extraordinarily welcome. Anne Perry
[ Advance Been Conventions Deal Excellent Extraordinarily Extremely Given Good Lot Made Mystery Out Prepared Skill Their Thought Time Us Usually Welcome Well Wit Writers]
I really don't consider myself to be a conventional Hollywood star. I've never really been marketed by the big studios to do mass market box office films. Laura Dern
[ Been Big Box Consider Conventional Films Hollywood Market Marketed Mass Myself Never Office Really Star Studios]
A conventional good read is usually a bad read, a relaxing bath in what we know already. A true good read is surely an act of innovative creation in which we, the readers, become conspirators. Augustine Birrell
[ Act Already Bad Bath Become Conspirators Conventional Creation Good Innovative Know Read Readers Relaxing Surely True Usually Which]
Realism is not a matter of any fidelity to an empirical reality, but of the discursive conventions by which and for which a sense of reality is constructed. John Fiske
[ Any Constructed Conventions Discursive Empirical Fidelity Matter Realism Reality Sense Which]
Here society is reduced to its original elements, the whole fabric of art and conventionality is struck rudely to pieces, and men find themselves suddenly brought back to the wants and resources of their original natures. Francis Parkman
[ Art Back Brought Conventionality Elements Fabric Find Here Men Natures Original Pieces Reduced Resources Rudely Society Struck Suddenly Their Themselves Wants Whole]
I don't know why people keep banging on about the '60s. I came from a conventional family and I didn't go off with different people - I rather wish I had now, seeing all the fun everyone else was having. Jane Birkin
[ Banging Came Conventional Different Else Everyone Family Fun Go Had Having Keep Know Now Off Rather Seeing Why Wish]
I think we've established a convention on the show that allows us to do pretty much anything we want to. Thayer David
[ Allows Anything Convention Established Much Pretty Show Think Us Want]
Nonetheless, Article 5 makes clear that if an Iraqi civilian who is not a member of the armed forces, has engaged in attacks on Coalition forces, the Geneva Convention permits the use of more coercive interrogation approaches to prevent future attacks. John Yoo
[ Approaches Armed Article Attacks Civilian Clear Coalition Coercive Convention Engaged Forces Future Geneva Interrogation Iraqi Makes Member More Nonetheless Permits Prevent Use]
The greatest misfortune of the wise man and the greatest unhappiness of the fool are based upon convention. Franz Schubert
[ Based Convention Fool Greatest Man Misfortune Unhappiness Upon Wise]
I've been doing these conventions for 20 years, and we used to at least have debates about issues. Nothing is happening basically at this convention, other than speeches. Susan Estrich
[ Basically Been Convention Conventions Debates Doing Happening Issues Least Nothing Other Speeches Than These Used Years]
You can't do the end of the world in a conventionally dramatic way or Boy Meets Girl way. Terry Southern
[ Boy Dramatic End Girl Meets Way World]
A short exposure to the convention convinced me that the Internet may save the Democracy in that it is a way for the people, for the citizens, to have some direct influence on the government. John Jay Hooker
[ Citizens Convention Convinced Democracy Direct Exposure Government Influence Internet May Save Short Some Way]
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune. Noam Chomsky
[ Conventional Doctrines Either Else Everybody Neptune Repeat Same Say Saying Something Sound True Will]
Alinsky's 1971 book, "Rules for Radicals," is a favorite of the Obamas. Michele Obama quoted it at the Democratic Convention. One Alinsky tactic is to "Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, and polarize it." That's what the White House did in targeting Rush Limbaugh, Rick Santelli and Jim Cramer. Karl Rove
[ Book Convention Democratic Did Favorite Freeze House Jim Limbaugh Obama Obama Pick Quoted Radicals Rick Rules Rush Tactic Target Targeting White]
I don't think Jimi committed suicide in the conventional way. He just decided to exit when he wanted to. Eric Burdon
[ Committed Conventional Decided Exit Jimi Just Suicide Think Wanted Way]
Similarly, it is argued that the culture of Islam is incompatible with democracy. Basically, this conventional perspective of the Middle East thus contends that democracy in that region is neither possible nor even desirable. Recep Tayyip Erdogan
[ Argued Basically Conventional Culture Democracy Desirable East Even Incompatible Islam Middle Neither Nor Perspective Possible Region Similarly Thus]
Die? I should say not, dear fellow. No Barrymore would allow such a conventional thing to happen to him. John Barrymore
[ Allow Barrymore Conventional Dear Die Fellow Happen Him Say Should Such Thing Would]
Conventionally, one looks at history as something of the past. But after Einstein, who knows what is in the past and what is in the present? Roland Joffe
[ After Einstein History Knows Looks Past Present Something]
Words without deeds violates the moral and legal obligation we have under the genocide convention but, more importantly, violates our sense of right and wrong and the standards we have as human beings about looking to care for one another. Jon Corzine
[ Another Beings Care Convention Deeds Genocide Human Importantly Legal Looking Moral More Obligation Our Right Sense Standards Under Violates Without Words Wrong]
Know what the old masters did. Know how they composed their pictures, but do not fall into the conventions they established. These conventions were right for them, and they are wonderful. They made their language. You make yours. All the past can help you. Robert Henri
[ Composed Conventions Did Established Fall Help How Into Know Language Made Make Masters Old Past Pictures Right Their Them These Were Wonderful Yours]
I usually do one con a year as a GoH and try to make the World Fantasy Convention for business purposes. Last year I went to a worldcon for the first time in two decades. I may go again this year. Alan Dean Foster
[ Again Business Con Convention Decades Fantasy First Go Last Make May Purposes Time Try Two Usually Went World Year]
I like the way Wiseman builds a story in an unconventional way. Jim McKay
[ Builds Story Unconventional Way]
I think Tierney is also more libertarian than he is conservative in the conventional sense. Daniel Okrent
[ Also Conservative Conventional Libertarian More Sense Than Think]
I would finally renounce my delusional hypotheses and revert to thinking of myself as a human of more conventional circumstances and return to mathematical research. John Forbes Nash, Jr.
[ Circumstances Conventional Delusional Finally Human Hypotheses Mathematical More Myself Renounce Research Return Revert Thinking Would]
I only went to one Star Trek convention and that was in the late '80s. I hadn't gone to a convention before that. It was quite amusing, with the people dressed up and all of that. Persis Khambatta
[ Amusing Before Convention Dressed Gone Hadn Late Only Quite Star Trek Up Went]
As for Tenacious D, of course it could work as a full length movie; all it requires is a great writer and great director with an ability to think outside of conventional film comedy. David Cross
[ Ability Comedy Conventional Could Course Director Film Full Great Length Movie Outside Requires Tenacious Think Work Writer]
Of course there are regrets. I shall regret always that I found my own authentic voice in politics. I was too conservative, too conventional. Too safe, too often. Too defensive. Too reactive. Later, too often on the back foot. John Major
[ Always Authentic Back Conservative Conventional Course Defensive Foot Found Later Often Own Politics Reactive Regret Regrets Safe Shall Too Voice]
I just sit at the drawing board most of the time. I am used to talking to people. I love going to conventions, getting feedback and talking to people. Some artists don't. Some artists sit at their drawing board because their personality actually dictates that. David Lloyd
[ Actually Am Artists Because Board Conventions Dictates Drawing Feedback Getting Going Just Love Most Personality Sit Some Talking Their Time Used]
Thus, anybody who follows this nature and gives way its states will be led into quarrels and conflicts, and go against the conventions and rules of society, and will end up a criminal. Xun Zi
[ Against Anybody Conflicts Conventions Criminal End Follows Gives Go Into Led Nature Quarrels Rules Society States Thus Up Way Will]
When a man and a woman have an overwhelming passion for each other, it seems to me, in spite of such obstacles dividing them as parents or husband, that they belong to each other in the name of Nature, and are lovers by Divine right, in spite of human convention or the laws. Nicolas de Chamfort
[ Belong Convention Dividing Divine Each Human Husband Laws Lovers Man Name Nature Obstacles Other Overwhelming Parents Passion Right Seems Spite Such Them Woman]
Nearly 60 years ago, the international community made a commitment to put an end to the crime of genocide by ratifying the United Nations Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide. Alcee Hastings
[ Ago Commitment Community Convention Crime End Genocide International Made Nations Nearly Prevention Punishment Put United Years]
The author of McCarthyism was given the distinction of addressing the Republican National Convention. This strikes terror in the hearts of honest men. Emanuel Celler
[ Addressing Author Convention Distinction Given Hearts Honest Mccarthyism Men National Republican Strikes Terror]
The Pentagon said that these prisoners were kept in accordance with the Geneva Convention, and of course I was not reassured by that, but I couldn't prove that that was wrong; so we're clearer about that. Peter Singer
[ Accordance Clearer Convention Course Geneva Kept Pentagon Prisoners Prove Reassured Said These Were Wrong]
I look forward to their convention and look forward to hearing the President talk about what he will do for the next four years. He hasn't done it up to this point. Harold Ford
[ Convention Done Forward Four Hasn Hearing Look Next Point President Talk Their Up Will Years]
On big issues like war in Iraq, but in many other issues they simply must be multilateral. There's no other way around. You have the instances like the global warming convention, the Kyoto protocol, when the U.S. went its own way. Hans Blix
[ Around Big Convention Global Instances Iraq Issues Kyoto Many Multilateral Must Other Own Protocol Simply War Warming Way Went]
I like conventions. I like meeting and greeting. I'm perched on that edge where I'm getting more attention than I quite know what to do with, though. Laurell K. Hamilton
[ Attention Conventions Edge Getting Greeting Know Meeting More Perched Quite Than Though Where]
However, the Department of Defense treats these detainees in accord with the Geneva Convention, even though that is not required because of the inhumane methods used by these killers. Bill Shuster
[ Accord Because Convention Defense Department Detainees Even Geneva However Inhumane Killers Methods Required These Though Treats Used]
With Bound, we wanted to pull at conventions, because you begin to wonder, Why do these stereotypes exist? Where do they come from? You use that as the subtext. Larry Wachowski
[ Because Begin Bound Come Conventions Exist Pull Stereotypes Subtext These Use Wanted Where Why Wonder]
Is it the factitious and the conventional that most surely succeed on earth and in the course of life? Paul Cezanne
[ Conventional Course Earth Life Most Succeed Surely]
The other advantage is that in conventional manufacturing processes, it takes a long time for a factory to produce an amount of product equal to its own weight. With molecular machines, the time required would be something more like a minute. K. Eric Drexler
[ Advantage Amount Conventional Equal Factory Long Machines Manufacturing Minute Molecular More Other Own Processes Produce Product Required Something Takes Time Weight Would]
You see, I am a very conventional scientist, really. Martin Fleischmann
[ Am Conventional Really Scientist See Very]
My religion centers in different areas than what's considered conventional religion. Jack Kevorkian
[ Areas Centers Considered Conventional Different Religion Than]
When you're standing in front of an audience like this that is so enthusiastic and so much behind you, it is very hard to give a bad speech. Even a bad speech sounds good in a convention hall like this. Susan Estrich
[ Audience Bad Behind Convention Enthusiastic Even Front Give Good Hall Hard Much Sounds Speech Standing Very]
By ratifying the Convention, governments become legally bound to implement the rights therein. Carol Bellamy
[ Become Bound Convention Governments Implement Legally Rights Therein]
Placebo is music for outsiders, by outsiders and our gigs are like conventions of outcasts, which is cool. Brian Molko
[ Conventions Cool Gigs Music Our Outcasts Outsiders Placebo Which]
The conventional definition of management is getting work done through people, but real management is developing people through work. Agha Hasan Abedi
[ Conventional Definition Developing Done Getting Management Real Through Work]
What is the Geneva Convention on wars! I have never read it. Yoweri Museveni
[ Convention Geneva Never Read Wars]
There was a war crimes trial because an American prisoner had been shot trying to escape. He had obviously been recaptured and shot, and that violated the Geneva Convention. Charles Guggenheim
[ American Because Been Convention Crimes Escape Geneva Had Obviously Prisoner Recaptured Shot Trial Trying Violated War]
Therefore, a person should first be changed by a teacher's instructions, and guided by principles of ritual. Only then can he observe the rules of courtesy and humility, obey the conventions and rules of society, and achieve order. Xun Zi
[ Achieve Changed Conventions Courtesy First Guided Humility Instructions Obey Observe Only Order Person Principles Ritual Rules Should Society Teacher Then Therefore]
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
[ Claim Combatants Command Conduct Conventions Failing Fighters Had Initial Laws Legal Lost Obey Obeying Pow Protection Responsible Standards Status Structure Taliban Under Uniforms War Wearing While]
We need the UN, to deal with the threats to our common security from nuclear, chemical and biological weapons, not only in the case of Iraq. They must be tackled by the international community together, by strengthening conventions, treaties and agreements. Anna Lindh
[ Agreements Biological Case Chemical Common Community Conventions Deal International Iraq Must Need Nuclear Only Our Security Strengthening Tackled Threats Together Treaties Un Weapons]
This is the first convention of the space age - where a candidate can promise the moon and mean it. David Brinkley
[ Age Candidate Convention First Mean Moon Promise Space Where]
The most important lesson of New Labour is this: Every time we made progress we did it by challenging the conventional wisdom. Ed Miliband
[ Challenging Conventional Did Every Important Labour Lesson Made Most New Progress Time Wisdom]
It's not any desire on my part to start playing dads, but it's a convention of drama. If you don't get the parts of young people going out to nightclubs, you have to play their fathers. Ian Hart
[ Any Convention Dads Desire Drama Fathers Get Going Nightclubs Out Part Parts Play Playing Start Their Young]
The hope of a new politics does not lie in formulating a left-wing reply to the right-it lies in rejecting conventional political categories. Christopher Lasch
[ Categories Conventional Does Formulating Hope Left-Wing Lie Lies New Political Politics Rejecting Reply]
The conventional army loses if it does not win. The guerrilla wins if he does not lose. Henry A. Kissinger
[ Army Conventional Does Guerrilla Lose Loses Win Wins]
The world is put back by the death of every one who has to sacrifice the development of his or her peculiar gifts to conventionality. Florence Nightingale
[ Back Conventionality Death Development Every Gifts Her His Peculiar Put Sacrifice World]