Quotations that match 'governments'.

It's the publicity function of Amnesty that I think has made its name so widely known, not only to readers in the world, but to governments - and that's what matters. Peter Benenson
[ Amnesty Function Governments Known Made Matters Name Only Publicity Readers Think Widely World]
A Republic without parties is a complete anomaly. The histories of all popular governments show absurd is the idea of their attempting to exist without parties. Franklin Pierce
[ Absurd Anomaly Attempting Complete Exist Governments Histories Idea Parties Popular Republic Show Their Without]
NGOs have a significant role to play, alongside governments, in improving the status of women. Jenny Shipley
[ Alongside Governments Improving Ngos Play Role Significant Status Women]
Recently though, our State Governments have discussed instigating a carbon trading scheme - the details are still to be decided - and that's an encouraging sign. Peter Garrett
[ Carbon Decided Details Discussed Encouraging Governments Our Recently Scheme Sign State Still Though Trading]
We have convinced over one billlion members of the Islamic faith that we are prejudiced against their religion, that we would deny them freedom of religion, that we want suppress their culture and invade their governments. Theodore C. Sorensen
[ Against Convinced Culture Deny Faith Freedom Governments Invade Islamic Members Over Prejudiced Religion Suppress Their Them Want Would]
Democracy shows not only its power in reforming governments, but in regenerating a race of men and this is the greatest blessing of free governments. Andrew Jackson
[ Blessing Democracy Free Governments Greatest Men Only Power Race Reforming Shows]
This weakening is worsened by the widening distance between the governed and their governments. Jacques Delors
[ Between Distance Governed Governments Their Weakening Widening]
The only power deserving the name is that of masses, and of governments while they make themselves the organ of the tendencies and instincts of masses. John Stuart Mill
[ Deserving Governments Instincts Make Masses Name Only Organ Power Tendencies Themselves While]
I do not think it is an exaggeration to say history is largely a history of inflation, usually inflations engineered by governments for the gain of governments. Friedrich August von Hayek
[ Engineered Exaggeration Gain Governments History Inflation Largely Say Think Usually]
I happen to be one who believes very strongly that state and local governments have their proper roles. Don Nickles
[ Believes Governments Happen Local Proper Roles State Strongly Their Very]
The Federal Government should be the last resort, not the first. Ask if a potential program is truly a federal responsibility or whether it can better be handled privately, by voluntary organizations, or by local or state governments. Donald Rumsfeld
[ Ask Better Federal First Government Governments Handled Last Local Organizations Potential Privately Program Resort Responsibility Should State Truly Voluntary Whether]
Socialism is undoubtedly in the throes of a crisis greater than at any time since 1917. The last half of 1989 saw the dramatic collapse of most of the communist party governments of Eastern Europe. Joe Slovo
[ Any Collapse Communist Crisis Dramatic Eastern Europe Governments Greater Half Last Most Party Saw Since Socialism Than Time Undoubtedly]
We must care. We must all care. And while I am working, while the governments is working, so must the people also work. Jane Byrne
[ Also Am Care Governments Must While Work Working]
However, I think, first of all, that what's happening in Sierra Leone is going to have the great influence on those governments who will be asked to provide forces to the Congo. Second, of course, the Security Council has no professional military advice organized in any way. Alex Morrison
[ Advice Any Asked Congo Council Course First Forces Going Governments Great Happening However Influence Leone Leone Military Organized Professional Provide Second Security Sierra Think Those Way Will]
So long as governments set the example of killing their enemies, private individuals will occasionally kill theirs. Elbert Hubbard
[ Enemies Example Governments Individuals Kill Killing Long Occasionally Private Set Their Theirs Will]
We have shown, given these last three years, that we were succeeding in fighting terrorists. While during the first 30 years of the former governments they didn't. Alberto Fujimori
[ During Fighting First Former Given Governments Last Shown Succeeding Terrorists These Three Were While Years]
In addition to their power over government based on government financing and personal influence, bankers could steer governments in ways they wished them to go by other pressures. Carroll Quigley
[ Addition Bankers Based Could Financing Go Government Governments Influence Other Over Personal Power Pressures Steer Their Them Ways Wished]
It was in our power to cause the Arab governments to renounce the policy of strength toward Israel by turning it into a demonstration of weakness. Moshe Dayan
[ Arab Cause Demonstration Governments Into Israel Our Policy Power Renounce Strength Toward Turning Weakness]
For example, UNICEF works with governments to change legislation such as in India where a law was passed raising the age of compulsory school completion to keep children in school and away from the workplace for longer. Carol Bellamy
[ Age Away Change Children Completion Compulsory Example Governments India Keep Law Legislation Longer Passed Raising School Such Unicef Where Workplace Works]
Dependency arguments often come from elites - either aid agencies or governments - and say something about attitudes to poor people. Paul Harvey
[ Agencies Aid Arguments Attitudes Come Dependency Either Elites Governments Often Poor Say Something]
Asia's governments come in two broad varieties: young, fragile democracies - and older, fragile authoritarian regimes. Paul Samuelson
[ Asia Authoritarian Broad Come Democracies Fragile Governments Older Regimes Two Varieties Young]
More than an end to war, we want an end to the beginning of all wars - yes, an end to this brutal, inhuman and thoroughly impractical method of settling the differences between governments. Franklin D. Roosevelt
[ Beginning Between Brutal Differences End Governments Impractical Inhuman Method More Settling Than Thoroughly Want War Wars Yes]
All governments should be pressured to correct their abuses of human rights. Richard Stallman
[ Abuses Correct Governments Human Pressured Rights Should Their]
History teaches that war begins when governments believe the price of aggression is cheap. Ronald Reagan
[ Aggression Begins Believe Cheap Governments History Price Teaches War]
Governments are mandated by international law to protect people from genocide. Bianca Jagger
[ Genocide Governments International Law Mandated Protect]
The unions still have a job to do, representing their members' interests to governments and parliaments. And I think collective agreements still have a role, alongside markets and laws. Jacques Delors
[ Agreements Alongside Collective Governments Interests Job Laws Markets Members Parliaments Representing Role Still Their Think Unions]
For governments at war, the media is an instrument of war or an element in war that is to be controlled. Bruce Jackson
[ Controlled Element Governments Instrument Media War]
It is a fact that governments tend to put in place policies and strategies in response to current scenarios. Julie Bishop
[ Current Fact Governments Place Policies Put Response Scenarios Strategies Tend]
Our nation is built on the bedrock principle that governments derive their just powers from the consent of the governed. Adrian Cronauer Government
[ Bedrock Built Consent Derive Governed Governments Just Nation Our Powers Principle Their]
The decision to use the atom bomb on Japanese cities, and the consequent buildup of enormous nuclear arsenals, was made by governments, on the basis of political and military perceptions. Joseph Rotblat
[ Arsenals Atom Basis Bomb Cities Consequent Decision Enormous Governments Japanese Made Military Nuclear Perceptions Political Use]
Governments are moved by numbers, and the greater the number of people who admit that they believe, the greater the likelihood that the secret - if there is one being kept - will be revealed. Dwight Schultz
[ Admit Being Believe Governments Greater Kept Likelihood Moved Number Numbers Revealed Secret Will]
Fourth, we might have declared an embargo against the shipping from American ports of any merchandise to either one of these governments that persisted in maintaining its military zone. George William Norris
[ Against American Any Declared Either Embargo Fourth Governments Maintaining Merchandise Might Military Persisted Ports Shipping These Zone]
In our Constitution governmental power is divided among three separate branches of the national government, three separate branches of State governments, and the peoples of the several States. Robert Welch
[ Among Branches Constitution Divided Government Governmental Governments National Our Peoples Power Separate Several State States Three]
A majority of American citizens are now becoming skeptical of the claim that our carbon footprints, resulting from our use of fossil fuels, are going to lead to climatic calamities. But governments are not yet listening to the citizens. John Coleman
[ American Becoming Calamities Carbon Citizens Claim Climatic Footprints Fossil Fuels Going Governments Lead Listening Majority Now Our Resulting Skeptical Use Yet]
While Congress can't overturn the Supreme Court, we can provide carrots and sticks to prevent local governments from unfairly taking property from landowners. Stephanie Herseth
[ Carrots Congress Court Governments Landowners Local Overturn Prevent Property Provide Sticks Supreme Taking Unfairly While]
So, I am independently well-off and don't have to do anything, but I still do. I write books, lecture around the world, work with scientists and governments. Uri Geller
[ Am Anything Around Books Governments Independently Lecture Scientists Still Work World Write]
The ecclesiastical establishments of Europe which serve to support tyrannical governments are not the Christian religion but abuses and corruptions of it. Noah Webster
[ Abuses Christian Corruptions Ecclesiastical Establishments Europe Governments Religion Serve Support Tyrannical Which]
The same European governments that hesitated to confront terrorists were more than prepared to oppose us. Richard Perle
[ Confront European Governments Hesitated More Oppose Prepared Same Terrorists Than Us Were]
If you don't have collective agreements between unions and employers, governments have to legislate more. Jacques Delors
[ Agreements Between Collective Employers Governments Legislate More Unions]
Most governments in Latin America have failed to recognize the rights of indigenous people and their right to their own traditional territories. Bianca Jagger
[ America Failed Governments Indigenous Latin Most Own Recognize Right Rights Territories Their Traditional]
The history of the last century shows, as we shall see later, that the advice given to governments by bankers, like the advice they gave to industrialists, was consistently good for bankers, but was often disastrous for governments, businessmen, and the people generally. Carroll Quigley
[ Advice Bankers Businessmen Century Consistently Disastrous Gave Generally Given Good Governments History Last Later Often See Shall Shows]
While America has always been and always will be a safe harbor for those being persecuted by tyrannical governments we must be vigilant to ensure those individuals are not taking advantage of America's generosity and good will. Bill Shuster
[ Advantage Always America Been Being Ensure Generosity Good Governments Harbor Individuals Must Persecuted Safe Taking Those Tyrannical Vigilant While Will]
I think governments are the cancer of civilization. Chuck D.
[ Cancer Civilization Governments Think]
I like to believe that people in the long run are going to do more to promote peace than our governments. Indeed, I think that people want peace so much that one of these days governments had better get out of the way and let them have it. Dwight D. Eisenhower
[ Believe Better Days Get Going Governments Had Indeed Long More Much Our Out Peace Promote Run Than Them These Think Want Way]
It has too often been too easy for rulers and governments to incite man to war. Lester B. Pearson War
[ Been Easy Governments Incite Man Often Rulers Too War]
We should insist that governments receiving American aid live up to standards of accountability and transparency, and we should support countries that embrace market reforms, democracy, and the rule of law. Lee H. Hamilton
[ Accountability Aid American Countries Democracy Embrace Governments Insist Law Live Market Receiving Reforms Rule Should Standards Support Transparency Up]
The maxim, that governments ought to train the people in the way in which they should go, sounds well. But is there any reason for believing that a government is more likely to lead the people in the right way than the people to fall into the right way of themselves? Thomas Babington
[ Any Believing Fall Go Government Governments Into Lead Likely Maxim More Ought Reason Right Should Sounds Than Themselves Train Way Well Which]
There is something that Governments care for far more than human life, and that is the security of property, and so it is through property that we shall strike the enemy. Be militant each in your own way. I incite this meeting to rebellion. Emmeline Pankhurst
[ Care Each Enemy Far Governments Human Incite Life Meeting Militant More Own Property Rebellion Security Shall Something Strike Than Through Way Your]
In 2003, I introduced and passed The Tornado Shelters Act, which allows local governments to use Community Development Block Grant funds to construct storm shelters in manufactured housing communities. Spencer Bachus
[ Act Allows Block Communities Community Construct Development Funds Governments Grant Housing Introduced Local Manufactured Passed Shelters Storm Tornado Use Which]
To my mind, there is a solution which has to do with democracy, because democratic governments are subject to the will of the people. So, if the people will it, you can actually create international institutions through the democratic states. George Soros
[ Actually Because Create Democracy Democratic Governments Institutions International Mind Solution States Subject Through Which Will]
The governments of the present day have to deal not merely with other governments, with emperors, kings and ministers, but also with the secret societies which have everywhere their unscrupulous agents, and can at the last moment upset all the governments' plans. Benjamin Disraeli
[ Agents Also Day Deal Emperors Everywhere Governments Kings Last Merely Ministers Moment Other Plans Present Secret Societies Their Unscrupulous Upset Which]
When government disappears, it's not as if paradise will take its place. When governments are gone, other interests will take their place. Lawrence Lessig
[ Disappears Gone Government Governments Interests Other Paradise Place Take Their Will]
Universal suffrage should rest upon universal education. To this end, liberal and permanent provision should be made for the support of free schools by the State governments, and, if need be, supplemented by legitimate aid from national authority. Rutherford B. Hayes
[ Aid Authority Education End Free Governments Legitimate Liberal Made National Need Permanent Provision Rest Schools Should State Suffrage Supplemented Support Universal Upon]
I am afraid that the ordinary citizen will not like to be told that the banks can and do create and destroy money. And they who control the credit of a nation direct the policy of governments, and hold in the hollow of their hands the destiny of the people. Richard McKenna
[ Afraid Am Banks Citizen Control Create Credit Destiny Destroy Direct Governments Hands Hold Hollow Money Nation Ordinary Policy Their Told Will]
In all history there is no war which was not hatched by the governments, the governments alone, independent of the interests of the people, to whom war is always pernicious even when successful. Leo Tolstoy
[ Alone Always Even Governments Hatched History Independent Interests Pernicious Successful War Which Whom]
It is equally demonstrable that so far as Texas is concerned, there have been equal confusion, insecurity and injustice in the administration of the State governments. William H. Wharton
[ Administration Been Concerned Confusion Demonstrable Equal Equally Far Governments Injustice Insecurity State Texas]
In order to rally people, governments need enemies... if they do not have a real enemy, they will invent one in order to mobilize us. Nhat Hanh
[ Enemies Enemy Governments Invent Mobilize Need Order Rally Real Us Will]
Well they have an input into policy but in the end governments are elected to put together policy but the good thing about the Wentworth Group is that you know you've got 11 pretty capable people with a lot of good ideas. John Anderson
[ Capable Elected End Good Got Governments Group Ideas Input Into Know Lot Policy Pretty Put Thing Together Well]
Excess generally causes reaction, and produces a change in the opposite direction, whether it be in the seasons, or in individuals, or in governments. Plato
[ Causes Change Direction Excess Generally Governments Individuals Opposite Produces Reaction Seasons Whether]
All free governments are managed by the combined wisdom and folly of the people. James A. Garfield
[ Combined Folly Free Governments Managed Wisdom]
In this context the British and Irish governments will have to promote a new, imaginative and dynamic alternative in which both governments will share power in the north. Gerry Adams
[ Alternative Both British Context Dynamic Governments Imaginative Irish New North Power Promote Share Which Will]
Nobody thinks in terms of human beings. Governments don't, why should we? They talk about people and the proletariat; I talk about the suckers and the mugs. It's the same thing. Graham Greene
[ Beings Governments Human Mugs Nobody Proletariat Same Should Suckers Talk Terms Thing Thinks Why]
As someone who worked hard for a Labour victory in the 90s, do I regret it? Not really. It was bound to happen. And it'll happen with the next government, and the one after it. Because all governments serve us. They serve the filth. Stephen Fry
[ After Because Bound Filth Government Governments Happen Hard Labour Next Really Regret Serve Someone Us Victory Worked]
Since the governments are in the pockets of businesses, who's going to control this most powerful institution? Business is more powerful than politics, and it's more powerful than religion. So it's going to have to be the vigilante consumer. Anita Roddick
[ Business Businesses Consumer Control Going Governments Institution More Most Pockets Politics Powerful Religion Since Than Vigilante]
The worst evils which mankind has ever had to endure were inflicted by bad governments. Ludwig von Mises
[ Bad Endure Ever Evils Governments Had Inflicted Mankind Were Which Worst]
I came here as a practical man, to talk, not simply on the question of peace and war, but to treat another question which is of hardly less importance - the enormous and burdensome standing armaments which it is the practice of modern Governments to sustain in time of peace. Richard Cobden
[ Another Armaments Burdensome Came Enormous Governments Hardly Here Importance Less Man Modern Peace Practical Practice Question Simply Standing Sustain Talk Time Treat War Which]
We will create a civilization of the Mind in Cyberspace. May it be more humane and fair than the world your governments have made before. John Perry Barlow Technology
[ Before Civilization Create Cyberspace Fair Governments Humane Made May Mind More Than Will World Your]
Your ability as republican volunteers, to rise to this challenge will mean that the two governments and others cannot easily hide from their obligations and their responsibility to resolve these problems. Gerry Adams
[ Ability Cannot Challenge Easily Governments Hide Mean Obligations Others Problems Republican Resolve Responsibility Rise Their These Two Volunteers Will Your]
Living in this manner also gave them the opportunity to locate targets and develop methods of attack that would make the most impact on the population, infrastructure, and governments of these areas. Jo Bonner
[ Also Areas Attack Develop Gave Governments Impact Infrastructure Living Locate Make Manner Methods Most Opportunity Population Targets Them These Would]
People do not make wars; governments do. Ronald Reagan
[ Governments Make Wars]
By creating a Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District, we will give local governments a framework for working together on an issue that affects our whole state. Roy Barnes
[ Affects Creating District Framework Georgia Give Governments Issue Local Metropolitan North Our Planning State Together Water Whole Will Working]
Few governments in the world, for example, praise human rights more ardently than does the government of France, and few have a worse record of supporting tyrants and killers. Richard Perle
[ Ardently Does Example Few France Government Governments Human Killers More Praise Record Rights Supporting Than Tyrants World Worse]
This change to a higher phase of alert is a signal to governments, to ministries of health and other ministries, to the pharmaceutical industry and the business community that certain actions now should be undertaken with increased urgency and at an accelerated pace. Margaret Chan
[ Accelerated Actions Alert Business Certain Change Community Governments Health Higher Increased Industry Ministries Now Other Pace Pharmaceutical Phase Should Signal Undertaken Urgency]
Governments allocate enormous resources for social programs. And it is true that for many years we have had one of the best social service systems in the world. Yet we are still incapable of meeting the needs of tens of thousands of Canadian families. Kim Campbell
[ Allocate Best Canadian Enormous Families Governments Had Incapable Many Meeting Needs Programs Resources Service Social Still Systems Tens Thousands True World Years Yet]
Since its first day as a nation, Israel has lived under a cloud of aggression from militant extremists and hostile neighboring governments. John Boehner
[ Aggression Cloud Day Extremists First Governments Hostile Israel Lived Militant Nation Neighboring Since Under]
Let me say this: I believe closing Guantanamo is in our Nation's national security interest. Guantanamo is used not only by al-Qaida, but also by other nations, governments, and individuals - people good and bad - as a symbol of America's abuse of Muslims, and it is fanning the flames of anti-Americanism around the world. Diane Feinstein
[ Abuse Al-Qaida Also America Around Bad Believe Closing Fanning Flames Good Governments Guantanamo Individuals Interest Muslims Nation National Nations Only Other Our Say Security Symbol Used World]
My aim is to show that those governments that violate the rights of people by invoking the name of Islam have been misusing Islam. Shirin Ebadi
[ Aim Been Governments Invoking Islam Name Rights Show Those Violate]
It is economic power that determines political power, and governments become the political functionaries of economic power. Jose Saramago
[ Become Determines Economic Governments Political Power]
Look, all administrations, all governments lie, all officials lie and nothing they say is to be believed. That's a pretty good rule. Daniel Ellsberg
[ Administrations Believed Good Governments Lie Look Nothing Officials Pretty Rule Say]
When has there ever been a government in German history that came to the people and revealed its detailed plans for the coming years? That could not happen before, since German governments planned war and conquest. Walter Ulbricht
[ Been Before Came Coming Conquest Could Detailed Ever German Government Governments Happen History Planned Plans Revealed Since War Years]
Surrounded by military airplanes and warships from the world's most civilized and developed nations, we have been denied permission by friendly governments, for reasons of security, to land anywhere, but in the tiny, and still neutral, Republic of Djibouti. Thor Heyerdahl
[ Airplanes Anywhere Been Civilized Denied Developed Friendly Governments Land Military Most Nations Neutral Permission Reasons Republic Security Still Surrounded Tiny Warships World]
Our ports are owned by local governments who are responsible for the ports. It is the Coast Guard and Customs that provide security. The federal government will never outsource our security. Kit Bond
[ Coast Customs Federal Government Governments Guard Local Never Our Outsource Owned Ports Provide Responsible Security Will]
Torture is banned but in two-thirds of the world's countries it is still being committed in secret. Too many governments still allow wrongful imprisonment, murder or "disappearance" to be carried out by their officials with impunity. Peter Benenson
[ Allow Banned Being Carried Committed Countries Disappearance Governments Imprisonment Impunity Many Murder Officials Out Secret Still Their Too Torture Two-Thirds World]
When governments become large, voters cannot exercise close oversight, otherwise known as political power. Maggie Gallagher Politics
[ Become Cannot Close Exercise Governments Known Large Otherwise Oversight Political Power Voters]
There is no greater responsibility resting upon peoples and governments everywhere than to make sure that enduring peace will this time - at long last - be established and maintained. Cordell Hull
[ Enduring Established Everywhere Governments Greater Last Long Maintained Make Peace Peoples Responsibility Resting Sure Than Time Upon Will]
Unfortunately for governments like that of Iran, when they forbid something, people become more interested. Azar Nafisi
[ Become Forbid Governments Interested Iran More Something Unfortunately]
For years governments have been promising more than they can deliver, and delivering more than they can afford. Paul Martin
[ Afford Been Deliver Delivering Governments More Promising Than Years]
It is all too evident that our nation, and the governments of other countries, require all the help they can get in order to fight the War on Terrorism against people who have no qualms about taking the lives of innocent men, women, and children. Jim Sensenbrenner
[ Against Children Countries Evident Fight Get Governments Help Innocent Lives Men Nation Order Other Our Qualms Require Taking Terrorism Too War Women]
If you go back to the time of J.P. Morgan, the world of high finance was completely wholesale. The prestigious investment banks on Wall Street appealed exclusively to large corporations, governments, and to extremely wealthy individuals. Ron Chernow
[ Appealed Back Banks Completely Corporations Exclusively Extremely Finance Go Governments High Individuals Investment Large Morgan Prestigious Street Time Wall Wealthy Wholesale World]
Whether Canada ends up as o-ne national government or two national governments or several national governments, or some other kind of arrangement is, quite frankly, secondary in my opinion. Stephen Harper
[ Arrangement Canada Ends Frankly Government Governments Kind National Opinion Other Quite Secondary Several Some Two Up Whether]
The interparliamentary conference should, in my opinion, direct its particular attention to the preparation of the next Hague Conference, the diplomatic conference, the conference of governments. Fredrik Bajer
[ Attention Conference Diplomatic Direct Governments Hague Next Opinion Particular Preparation Should]
As they say, one thing led to another, and, ultimately, the British and Irish governments asked me to serve as chairman of the peace negotiations, which ironically began six years ago this week. George J. Mitchell
[ Ago Another Asked Began British Chairman Governments Irish Ironically Led Negotiations Peace Say Serve Six Thing Ultimately Week Which Years]
More emphasis was thus thrown upon the local governments than in England. Albert Bushnell Hart
[ Emphasis England Governments Local More Than Thrown Thus Upon]
It became extremely important that we go and see the four heads of the governments, and the message was delivered, with the tea packets, to all these heads. Satish Kumar
[ Became Delivered Extremely Four Go Governments Heads Important Message See Tea These]
Governments never learn. Only people learn. Milton Friedman
[ Governments Learn Never Only]
Despite the increase in world attention toward Sudan in the past months, the genocide in Darfur has continued without any serious attempt by the Sudanese government to do what governments primarily exist to do, protect their citizens. Tom Allen
[ Any Attempt Attention Citizens Continued Darfur Despite Exist Genocide Government Governments Increase Months Past Primarily Protect Serious Sudan Their Toward Without World]
In all modesty, we must admit that governments are not always the best doctors when it comes to diagnosing economic ailments and prescribing the right treatment. Kim Campbell
[ Admit Ailments Always Best Comes Doctors Economic Governments Modesty Must Prescribing Right Treatment]
As to the question of elected or not elected, each member of the European Commission has been appointed jointly by the governments of the 15 member states, and undergone individual scrutiny and a vote of confidence from the European Parliament. Mario Monti
[ Appointed Been Commission Confidence Each Elected European Governments Individual Jointly Member Parliament Question Scrutiny States Undergone Vote]
Terrorism, ladies and gentlemen, in my eyes I have a very, very, very simple explanation. Gangs of criminals, killers, used unfortunately by certain governments in the past for political purposes, who are on their own now as gangs. Hamid Karzai
[ Certain Criminals Explanation Eyes Gangs Gentlemen Governments Killers Ladies Now Own Past Political Purposes Simple Terrorism Their Unfortunately Used Very]
I'm much more attracted personally to governments going their full term. It's very hard to have a fixed term election I know with ah... a parliamentary democracy, but I've always had an instinct to say there should be a fixed term. Jim Bolger
[ Ah Always Attracted Democracy Election Fixed Full Going Governments Had Hard Instinct Know More Much Parliamentary Personally Say Should Term Their Very]
In the twentieth century one of the most personal relationships to have developed is that of the person and the state. It's become a fact of life that governments have become very intimate with people, most always to their detriment. E. L. Doctorow
[ Always Become Century Detriment Developed Fact Governments Intimate Life Most Person Personal Relationships State Their Twentieth Very]
On the Northern Ireland question, for instance, the British and Irish governments prohibit media contact with members of the IRA, but we have always gone ahead, believing in the right to information. Kate Adie
[ Ahead Always Believing British Contact Gone Governments Information Instance Ira Ireland Irish Media Members Northern Prohibit Question Right]
In this most powerful nation in the world, lack of access to health care should not force local and state governments, companies and workers into bankruptcy, while causing unnecessary illness and hospitalization. John Conyers
[ Access Bankruptcy Care Causing Companies Force Governments Health Illness Into Lack Local Most Nation Powerful Should State Unnecessary While Workers World]
What makes the Universal Declaration an epochal document is first of all its global impetus and secondly the breadth of its claims, a commitment to a new social contract, binding on all the Governments of the world. John Charles Polanyi
[ Binding Breadth Claims Commitment Contract Declaration Document First Global Governments Impetus Makes New Secondly Social Universal World]
It is of the greatest importance that people and governments in many more countries than ours should realize that it is more dangerous to have access to nuclear arms than not to possess them. Alva Myrdal
[ Access Arms Countries Dangerous Governments Greatest Importance Many More Nuclear Ours Possess Realize Should Than Them]
But after the spirit of conquest had changed the first governments, all the succeeding ones have, in general, proved one continued series of injustice, which has reigned in all countries for almost four thousand years. Ezra Stiles
[ After Almost Changed Conquest Continued Countries First Four General Governments Had Injustice Ones Proved Reigned Series Spirit Succeeding Thousand Which Years]
Provincial governments in Canada have terminated the positions of marriage commissioners who have, for personal religious convictions, not performed same sex marriages. It has happened in Saskatchewan. Stockwell Day
[ Canada Commissioners Convictions Governments Happened Marriage Marriages Performed Personal Positions Provincial Religious Same Saskatchewan Sex Terminated]
As I have tried to show, science, in producing the airplane and the wireless, has created a new international political environment to which governments must adjust their foreign policies. John Boyd Orr
[ Adjust Airplane Created Environment Foreign Governments International Must New Policies Political Producing Science Show Their Tried Which Wireless]
By ratifying the Convention, governments become legally bound to implement the rights therein. Carol Bellamy
[ Become Bound Convention Governments Implement Legally Rights Therein]
Governments, of course, can - and do - soak the rich. Paul Getty
[ Course Governments Rich Soak]
It is often in the name of cultural integrity as well as social stability and national security that democratic reforms based on human rights are resisted by authoritarian governments. Aung San Suu Kyi
[ Authoritarian Based Cultural Democratic Governments Human Integrity Name National Often Reforms Resisted Rights Security Social Stability Well]
Governments need to have both shepherds and butchers. Voltaire
[ Both Butchers Governments Need Shepherds]
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
[ Enemies Exist Few Friends Governments Loved Many Minorities Need Protect Protection Rich Rights]
The marvel of all history is the patience with which men and women submit to burdens unnecessarily laid upon them by their governments. George Washington
[ Burdens Governments History Laid Marvel Men Patience Submit Their Them Unnecessarily Upon Which Women]
Governments should not be able to bulldoze a person's home or business to benefit other individuals. Henry Bonilla
[ Able Benefit Business Governments Home Individuals Other Person Should]
Lest Arab governments be tempted out of sheer routine to rush into impulsive rejection, let me suggest that tragedy is not what men suffer but what they miss. Abba Eban
[ Arab Governments Impulsive Into Lest Men Miss Out Rejection Routine Rush Sheer Suffer Suggest Tempted Tragedy]
The claim of the State Socialists, however, that this right would not be exercised in matters pertaining to the individual in the more intimate and private relations of his life is not borne out by the history of governments. Benjamin Tucker
[ Borne Claim Exercised Governments His History However Individual Intimate Life Matters More Out Pertaining Private Relations Right Socialists State Would]
Aid can work where there is good governance, and usually fails where governments are unable or unwilling to commit aid to improve the lives of their people. Lee H. Hamilton
[ Aid Commit Fails Good Governance Governments Improve Lives Their Unable Unwilling Usually Where Work]
How fortunate for governments that the people they administer don't think. Adolf Hitler
[ Administer Fortunate Governments How Think]
A monarchy conducted with infinite wisdom and infinite benevolence is the most perfect of all possible governments. Ezra Stiles
[ Benevolence Conducted Governments Infinite Monarchy Most Perfect Possible Wisdom]
Global overcapacity in steel production can no longer be ignored. Foreign governments' intervention in steel markets has had a devastating impact on the U.S. industry. Max Baucus
[ Devastating Foreign Global Governments Had Ignored Impact Industry Intervention Longer Markets Production Steel]
It is during difficult times like this that the true American spirit reveals itself. I am not talking only of the response of local, state, and federal governments, although they will each play an extremely important role in this effort. Jo Bonner
[ Although Am American Difficult During Each Effort Extremely Federal Governments Important Itself Local Only Play Response Reveals Role Spirit State Talking Times True Will]
Debt is the fatal disease of republics, the first thing and the mightiest to undermine governments and corrupt the people. Wendell Phillips
[ Corrupt Debt Disease Fatal First Governments Mightiest Republics Thing Undermine]
I believe that in every country the people themselves are more peaceably and liberally inclined than their governments. Franklin D. Roosevelt
[ Believe Country Every Governments Inclined Liberally More Peaceably Than Their Themselves]
The Commission has five commissioners from each side, plus three alternates, so all together sixteen members, people who are independent from the two governments, who have a lot of integrity, professional competence, and who have credibility in their respective countries. Jose Ramos-Horta
[ Commission Commissioners Competence Countries Credibility Each Five Governments Independent Integrity Lot Members Plus Professional Respective Side Sixteen Their Three Together Two]
Co-operation between governments still plays an important role and will remain indispensable. Lionel Jospin
[ Between Co-Operation Governments Important Indispensable Plays Remain Role Still Will]
We cannot wait for governments to do it all. Globalization operates on Internet time. Governments tend to be slow moving by nature, because they have to build political support for every step. Kofi Annan
[ Because Build Cannot Every Globalization Governments Internet Moving Nature Operates Political Slow Step Support Tend Time Wait]
City governments ought to be abolished, if only as a public health measure. L. Neil Smith
[ Abolished City Governments Health Measure Only Ought Public]
Governments must now take a leading role in moving their nations in the right direction. Henry W. Kendall
[ Direction Governments Leading Moving Must Nations Now Right Role Take Their]
It is only reasonable that our laws do not force our country to provide safe harbor to those individuals that are being sought out by their governments due to their terrorist ties. Bill Shuster
[ Being Country Due Force Governments Harbor Individuals Laws Only Our Out Provide Reasonable Safe Sought Terrorist Their Those Ties]
The best way to destroy the capitalist system is to debauch the currency. By a continuing process of inflation, governments can confiscate, secretly and unobserved, an important part of the wealth of their citizens. John Maynard Keynes Finance
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Americans have the right and advantage of being armed - unlike the citizens of other countries whose governments are afraid to trust the people with arms. James Madison
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Incidentally, our railroad facilities are under video surveillance by the federal police. However, the federal and state governments will have to determine whether video surveillance shouldn't be significantly expanded to a certain degree. Otto Schily
[ Certain Degree Determine Expanded Facilities Federal Governments However Incidentally Our Police Railroad Significantly State Surveillance Under Video Whether Will]
What good fortune for governments that the people do not think. Adolf Hitler
[ Fortune Good Governments Think]
The main thing that endears the United Nations to member governments, and so enables it to survive, is its proven capacity to fail, and to be seen to fail. Conor Cruise O'Brien
[ Capacity Enables Fail Governments Main Member Nations Proven Seen Survive Thing United]
I think they got caught up in how much money they could get from each of the city governments as far as tax rebates. But that stuff works when you make money. It's a little bit phantom money. David Neeleman
[ Bit Caught City Could Each Far Get Got Governments How Little Make Money Much Phantom Stuff Tax Think Up Works]
There is a basic lesson on financial crises that governments tend to wait too long, underestimate the risks, want to do too little. And it ultimately gets away from them, and they end up spending more money, causing much more damage to the economy. Timothy Geithner
[ Away Basic Causing Crises Damage Economy End Financial Gets Governments Lesson Little Long Money More Much Risks Spending Tend Them Too Ultimately Underestimate Up Wait Want]
The Constitution preserves the advantage of being armed which Americans possess over the people of almost every other nation where the governments are afraid to trust the people with arms. James Madison
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Peace and commerce with foreign nations could be more effectually and cheaply cultivated by a common agent; therefore they gave the Federal Government the sole management of our relations with foreign governments. Robert Toombs
[ Agent Cheaply Commerce Common Could Cultivated Effectually Federal Foreign Gave Government Governments Management More Nations Our Peace Relations Sole Therefore]
It is not uncommon in modern times to see governments straining every nerve to keep the peace, and the people whom they represent, with patriotic enthusiasm and resentment over real or fancied wrongs, urging them forward to war. Elihu Root
[ Enthusiasm Every Fancied Forward Governments Keep Modern Nerve Over Patriotic Peace Real Represent Resentment See Straining Them Times Uncommon Urging War Whom Wrongs]
Fundamentalist governments and organizations endanger stability in the world. Moshe Katsav
[ Endanger Fundamentalist Governments Organizations Stability World]
Fear is the foundation of most governments. John Adams
[ Fear Foundation Governments Most]
Everyone is an abused child, if you think about what governments do. Tim Roth
[ Abused Child Everyone Governments Think]
Time and again these governments have rejected proposals today - and longed for them tomorrow. Abba Eban
[ Again Governments Longed Proposals Rejected Them These Time Today Tomorrow]
These children should be enrolled in Independent Living programs designed by state and local governments to prepare them to enter the workplace, or attend college, and successfully manage their lives. Charles Foster Bass
[ Attend Children College Designed Enrolled Enter Governments Independent Lives Living Local Manage Prepare Programs Should State Successfully Their Them These Workplace]
I also urge the Obama administration - both on its own and in cooperation with other responsible governments around the world - to use all legal means necessary to shut down WikiLeaks before it can do more damage by releasing additional cables. WikiLeaks' activities represent a shared threat to collective international security. Joe Lieberman
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The best Governments of the World have bin composed of Monarchy, Aristocracy, and Democracy. Algernon Sydney
[ Aristocracy Best Bin Composed Democracy Governments Monarchy World]
The United States has some people in Europe with whom we disagree on this matter and a large number of people in Europe, including governments in Europe, with whom we agree. Douglas Feith
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Nowhere is Universalism welcomed and encouraged by a people; everywhere governments have forced and are forcing Universalism upon unwilling and resistant subjects. Arthur Keith
[ Encouraged Everywhere Forced Forcing Governments Nowhere Resistant Subjects Universalism Unwilling Upon Welcomed]
When distrust exists between governments, when there is a danger of war, they will not be willing to disarm even when logic indicates that disarmament would not affect military security at all. Ludwig Quidde
[ Affect Between Danger Disarm Disarmament Distrust Even Exists Governments Indicates Logic Military Security War Will Willing Would]
We know darned well that in Bosnia, certain governments and the secretary had said tens of thousands are needed in Srebrenica and those people were never provided. Alex Morrison
[ Bosnia Certain Darned Governments Had Know Needed Never Provided Said Secretary Srebrenica Tens Those Thousands Well Were]
Governments tend not to solve problems, only to rearrange them. Ronald Reagan
[ Governments Only Problems Rearrange Solve Tend Them]
Financial crises require governments. Timothy Geithner
[ Crises Financial Governments Require]
We have to admit that, notwithstanding all the efforts in which governments and peoples have participated, no corresponding change has been wrought in the aspect of the world's armaments. Henry Campbell-Bannerman
[ Admit Armaments Aspect Been Change Corresponding Efforts Governments Notwithstanding Participated Peoples Which World Wrought]
To be sure, in some instances these proceedings have been unconstitutional, but we must remember that it is not the first time since a war that there have been changes in governments by such methods. Frank B. Kellogg
[ Been Changes First Governments Instances Methods Must Proceedings Remember Since Some Such Sure These Time Unconstitutional War]
It would be naive to imagine we have solved all our income security problems simply because the roles of the federal and provincial governments in the area of skills training have been clarified. Kim Campbell
[ Area Because Been Clarified Federal Governments Imagine Income Naive Our Problems Provincial Roles Security Simply Skills Solved Training Would]
I've a problem with the word charity because I think that NGOs, as I prefer calling them, really do take the work of moral and social responsibilities that ought to be taken on by governments. Emma Thompson
[ Because Calling Charity Governments Moral Ngos Ought Prefer Problem Really Responsibilities Social Take Taken Them Think Word Work]
Well, it's a - I don't want to disappoint you, but it's a time worn tradition of Australian Governments over many years not to get into any discussion about that aspect of intelligence matters. Alexander Downer
[ Any Aspect Australian Disappoint Discussion Get Governments Intelligence Into Many Matters Over Time Tradition Want Well Worn Years]
I contend that the strongest of all governments is that which is most free. William Henry Harrison
[ Contend Free Governments Most Strongest Which]
Climate change is such a huge issue that it requires strong, concerted, consistent and enduring action by governments. Peter Garrett
[ Action Change Climate Concerted Consistent Enduring Governments Huge Issue Requires Strong Such]
Today, education is perhaps the most important function of state and local governments. Bobby Scott
[ Education Function Governments Important Local Most Perhaps State Today]
Women have a lot to say about how to advance women's rights, and governments need to learn from that, listen to the movement and respond. Charlotte Bunch Equality
[ Advance Governments How Learn Listen Lot Movement Need Respond Rights Say Women]
Governments have never learned anything from history, or acted on principles deducted from it. Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
[ Acted Anything Governments History Learned Never Principles]
During the past 30 years, European governments have provided more than $15 billion in the form of low- and no-cost loans to Airbus for the specific purpose of developing new aircraft lines. Norm Dicks
[ Airbus Aircraft Billion Developing During European Form Governments Lines Loans More New Past Provided Purpose Specific Than Years]
Globalisation makes it clear that social responsibility is required not only of governments, but of companies and individuals. All sources must interact in order to reach the MDGs. Anna Lindh
[ Clear Companies Globalisation Governments Individuals Interact Makes Must Only Order Reach Required Responsibility Social Sources]
What, Sir, is the use of a militia? It is to prevent the establishment of a standing army, the bane of liberty. Whenever governments mean to invade the rights and liberties of the people, they always attempt to destroy the militia, in order to raise an army upon their ruins. Elbridge Gerry
[ Always Army Attempt Bane Destroy Establishment Governments Invade Liberties Liberty Mean Militia Order Prevent Raise Rights Ruins Sir Standing Their Upon Use Whenever]
Last Thursday, our Supreme Court backed that local governments can co-opt private property, and give it to another private entity, for economic development. Cliff Stearns
[ Another Backed Court Development Economic Entity Give Governments Last Local Our Private Property Supreme Thursday]
I hope that the German people will never again make the mistake of believing that because the American people are peace-loving, they will sit back hoping for peace if any nation uses force or the threat of force to acquire dominion over other peoples and other governments. James F. Byrnes
[ Acquire Again American Any Back Because Believing Dominion Force German Governments Hope Hoping Make Mistake Nation Never Other Over Peace Peoples Sit Threat Uses Will]
Nations it may be have fashioned their Governments, but the Governments have paid them back in the same coin. Joseph Conrad
[ Back Coin Fashioned Governments May Nations Paid Same Their Them]
Governments are not running the show anymore. Scumbag Entrepreneurs are, and they have a harsh and ruthless agenda. Ralph Steadman
[ Agenda Anymore Entrepreneurs Governments Harsh Running Ruthless Show]
My father worked for governments all his life as an engineer and public works director. Edward Tufte
[ Director Engineer Father Governments His Life Public Worked Works]
We should force European governments to choose between Paris and Washington. Richard Perle
[ Between Choose European Force Governments Paris Should Washington]
It was in our power to set high price for our blood, a price too high for the Arab community, the Arab army, or the Arab governments to think it worth paying. Moshe Dayan
[ Arab Army Blood Community Governments High Our Paying Power Price Set Think Too Worth]
All governments in all wars have used all the means at their disposal to put their own motives, decisions and actions, and the actions of their military forces, in the best possible light. Bruce Jackson
[ Actions Best Decisions Disposal Forces Governments Light Means Military Motives Own Possible Put Their Used Wars]
UNICEF has repeatedly called on governments to ensure basic services for children and this includes providing food where the need exists. Carol Bellamy
[ Basic Called Children Ensure Exists Food Governments Includes Need Providing Repeatedly Services Unicef Where]
The key players are now all in place in Washington and in state governments across America to officially label carbon dioxide as a pollutant and enact laws that tax us citizens for our carbon footprints. John Coleman
[ Across America Carbon Citizens Dioxide Enact Footprints Governments Key Label Laws Now Officially Our Place Players State Tax Us Washington]
I understand why people do vote on the conservative side of the ticket because people have a tendency to go for strong governments when really, from an idealistic point of view, it's a bad thing. David Lloyd
[ Bad Because Conservative Go Governments Idealistic Point Really Side Strong Tendency Thing Ticket Understand View Vote Why]
Princes and governments are far more dangerous than other elements within society. Niccolo Machiavelli
[ Dangerous Elements Far Governments More Other Princes Society Than Within]
Bosses are no more inevitable in state and local governments than dictators are in national governments. They will arise and prosper, nevertheless, if true believers of democracy - citizens devoted to the democratic ideals - do not constantly oppose them. Charles Edison
[ Arise Believers Bosses Citizens Constantly Democracy Democratic Devoted Dictators Governments Ideals Inevitable Local More National Nevertheless Oppose Prosper State Than Them True Will]
Law represents the effort of man to organize society; governments, the efforts of selfishness to overthrow liberty. Henry Ward Beecher
[ Effort Efforts Governments Law Liberty Man Organize Overthrow Represents Selfishness Society]
Governments must give to all those who have hit life's hurdles the chance to rebuild and have a future. Pauline Hanson
[ Chance Future Give Governments Hit Hurdles Life Must Rebuild Those]
With over 1 billion users and counting worldwide, the Internet has quickly become a critical place for individuals, business communities and governments to share and distribute information. Robin Hayes
[ Become Billion Business Communities Counting Critical Distribute Governments Individuals Information Internet Over Place Quickly Share Users Worldwide]
All governments are run by liars and nothing they say should be believed. I. F. Stone
[ Believed Governments Liars Nothing Run Say Should]
We are very fond of blaming the poor for destroying the environment. But often it is the powerful, including governments, that are responsible. Wangari Maathai
[ Blaming Destroying Environment Fond Governments Including Often Poor Powerful Responsible Very]
The greater part of the governments on earth may be termed monarchical aristocracies, or hereditary dominions independent of the people. Ezra Stiles
[ Dominions Earth Governments Greater Hereditary Independent May Monarchical Part Termed]
After September 11, the European governments have completely failed. They are incapable of seeing beyond their own national scope of interests. Jurgen Habermas
[ After Beyond Completely European Failed Governments Incapable Interests National Own Scope Seeing September Their]
We're not going to meddle in the internal life of other peoples and other governments, because we don't want them meddling in ours. Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador
[ Because Going Governments Internal Life Meddle Meddling Other Ours Peoples Them Want]
Many people and governments share the mistaken belief that science, with new, ingenious devices and techniques, can rescue us from the troubles we face without our having to mend our ways and change our patterns of activity. This is not so. Henry W. Kendall
[ Activity Belief Change Devices Face Governments Having Ingenious Many Mend Mistaken New Our Patterns Rescue Science Share Techniques Troubles Us Ways Without]
I have always believed governments must adapt to the needs of the people, not the other way around. Kim Campbell
[ Adapt Always Around Believed Governments Must Needs Other Way]
As a former mayor, I know that local governments must have control over land use decisions. Elton Gallegly
[ Control Decisions Former Governments Know Land Local Mayor Must Over Use]
Mankind's problems can no longer be solved by national governments. What is needed is world government. Jan Tinbergen
[ Government Governments Longer Mankind National Needed Problems Solved World]
These subsidies from four European governments, which include aircraft launch assistance, capital injections, debt forgiveness, have enabled Airbus to develop and range market airliners well below cost. Norm Dicks
[ Airbus Aircraft Assistance Below Capital Cost Debt Develop Enabled European Forgiveness Four Governments Include Injections Launch Market Range Subsidies These Well Which]
Expanding eligibility of family planning services to low-income women will maximize cost-savings to both federal and state governments, reduce the disparities in access to family planning services for low-income women, and decrease the incidence of abortion in the U.S. Rosa DeLauro
[ Abortion Access Both Decrease Disparities Expanding Family Federal Governments Incidence Low-Income Maximize Planning Reduce Services State Will Women]
It is human nature that rules the world, not governments and regimes. Svetlana Alliluyeva
[ Governments Human Nature Regimes Rules World]
For over 20 years, the federal and provincial governments have made enormous efforts employing a variety of approaches in an attempt to stimulate Montreal's economy. Kim Campbell
[ Approaches Attempt Economy Efforts Employing Enormous Federal Governments Made Montreal Over Provincial Stimulate Variety Years]
I would also point out that many governments that chose not to support this war - certainly, the French president, Jacques Chirac, as I recall in April of last year, referred to Iraq's possession of WMD. David Kay
[ Also April Certainly Chirac Chose French Governments Iraq Jacques Last Many Out Point Possession President Recall Referred Support War Wmd Would Year]
While I believe our Constitution allows for State and local governments to execute the power of eminent domain for those purposes that specifically serve the public good, condemning property solely to implement economic development plans is not serving the public good. Solomon Ortiz
[ Allows Believe Condemning Constitution Development Domain Economic Eminent Execute Good Governments Implement Local Our Plans Power Property Public Purposes Serve Serving Solely Specifically State Those While]
You can bring down governments, you can do a lot of things that are in your own interests even though liberals will get very antsy when you start talking about it. Tom Tancredo
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