Quotations that match 'prohibit'.

I soon realised that what had happened on a small scale cannot necessarily be repeated on a larger scale. The stones were so big that the amount of heat required was prohibitively expensive and wasteful. Andy Goldsworthy
[ Amount Big Cannot Expensive Had Happened Heat Larger Necessarily Realised Repeated Required Scale Small Soon Stones Wasteful Were]
Why don't they pass a constitutional amendment prohibiting anybody from learning anything? If it works as well as prohibition did, in five years Americans would be the smartest race of people on Earth. Will Rogers
[ Amendment Americans Anybody Anything Constitutional Did Earth Five Learning Pass Prohibiting Prohibition Race Smartest Well Why Works Would Years]
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]
I don't believe that efforts to prohibit only so-called reproductive cloning can be successful. Leon Kass
[ Believe Cloning Efforts Only Prohibit Reproductive So-Called Successful]
The Establishment Clause prohibits government from making adherence to a religion relevant in any way to a person's standing in the political community. Sandra Day O'Connor
[ Adherence Any Clause Community Establishment Government Making Person Political Prohibits Relevant Religion Standing Way]
I do not believe that Congress or the Administration should prohibit the medical community from pursuing a promising avenue of research that may improve the lives of millions of Americans. Tom Allen
[ Administration Americans Avenue Believe Community Congress Improve Lives May Medical Millions Prohibit Promising Pursuing Research Should]
Prohibiting a visible religious sign, which isn't a manifestation of militancy, would look like a fight against religions. Jean-Pierre Raffarin
[ Against Fight Look Manifestation Militancy Prohibiting Religions Religious Sign Visible Which Would]
In some cases, inventions prohibit innovation because we're so caught up in playing with the technology, we forget about the fact that it was supposed to be important. Dean Kamen
[ Because Cases Caught Fact Forget Important Innovation Inventions Playing Prohibit Some Supposed Technology Up]
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]
Prohibit the taking of omens, and do away with superstitious doubts. Then, until death itself comes, no calamity need be feared. Sun Tzu
[ Away Calamity Comes Death Doubts Feared Itself Need Prohibit Superstitious Taking Then Until]
There are criminals who are drug users, but most addicts are criminals only by virtue of prohibition or from resorting to crime to pay inflated black market prices. Danny Sugerman
[ Addicts Black Crime Criminals Inflated Market Most Only Pay Prices Prohibition Resorting Users Virtue]
There is a vast difference - a constitutional difference-between restrictions imposed by the state which prohibit the intellectual commingling of students, and the refusal of individuals to commingle where the state presents no such bar. Frederick M. Vinson
[ Bar Constitutional Difference Imposed Individuals Intellectual Presents Prohibit Refusal Restrictions State Students Such Vast Where Which]
I've studied various schools of thought... I acknowledge that some Muslims consider music prohibited, but I've found a lot of evidence from the life of the Prophet to show that he allowed certainly, but even encouraged, music at certain times. Cat Stevens
[ Acknowledge Allowed Certain Certainly Consider Encouraged Even Evidence Found Life Lot Music Muslims Prohibited Prophet Schools Show Some Studied Thought Times Various]
The President wishes the Japanese to be very prudent about the introduction of opium, and if a treaty is made, he wishes that opium may be strictly prohibited. Townsend Harris
[ Introduction Japanese Made May Opium President Prohibited Prudent Strictly Treaty Very Wishes]
Liquor prohibition led to the rise of organized crime in America, and drug prohibition has led to the rise of the gang problems we have now. Drew Carey
[ America Crime Gang Led Liquor Now Organized Problems Prohibition Rise]
We shall say clearly that any symbol conspicuously displaying religious affiliation in school is prohibited. Jean-Pierre Raffarin
[ Affiliation Any Clearly Conspicuously Displaying Prohibited Religious Say School Shall Symbol]
Instead of giving money to found colleges to promote learning, why don't they pass a constitutional amendment prohibiting anybody from learning anything? If it works as good as the Prohibition one did, why, in five years we would have the smartest race of people on earth. Will Rogers
[ Amendment Anybody Anything Colleges Constitutional Did Earth Five Found Giving Good Instead Learning Money Pass Prohibiting Prohibition Promote Race Smartest Why Works Would Years]
The principle inherent in the clause that prohibits pointless infliction of excessive punishment when less severe punishment can adequately achieve the same purposes invalidates the punishment. William J. Brennan
[ Achieve Adequately Clause Excessive Infliction Inherent Less Pointless Principle Prohibits Punishment Purposes Same Severe]
The worst censors are those prohibiting criticism of the theory of evolution in the classroom. Phyllis Schlafly
[ Censors Classroom Criticism Evolution Prohibiting Theory Those Worst]
Prohibition has made nothing but trouble. Al Capone
[ Made Nothing Prohibition Trouble]
I was a single parent, and I was prohibited from working. Alison Moyet
[ Parent Prohibited Single Working]
The Framers of the Bill of Rights did not purport to "create" rights. Rather, they designed the Bill of Rights to prohibit our Government from infringing rights and liberties presumed to be preexisting. William J. Brennan, Jr.
[ Bill Create Designed Did Framers Government Infringing Liberties Our Presumed Prohibit Purport Rather Rights]
We find many things to which the prohibition of them constitutes the only temptation. William Hazlitt
[ Constitutes Find Many Only Prohibition Temptation Them Things Which]
Col. Shaffer is prohibited by his lawyer from talking. He's at great risk. They want to take away his pay and his health care benefits so they can hold it over his head and not allow him to talk while he's under suspension. This is not America. Curt Weldon
[ Allow America Away Benefits Care Col Great Head Health Him His Hold Lawyer Over Pay Prohibited Risk Suspension Take Talk Talking Under Want While]
The point is that knowledge of God is not prohibited under the First Amendment. Roy Moore
[ Amendment First God Knowledge Point Prohibited Under]
Drug prohibition has caused gang warfare and other violent crimes by raising the prices of drugs so much that vicious criminals enter the market to make astronomical profits, and addicts rob and steal to get money to pay the inflated prices for their drugs. Michael Badnarik
[ Addicts Astronomical Caused Crimes Criminals Enter Gang Get Inflated Make Market Money Much Other Pay Prices Profits Prohibition Raising Rob Steal Their Vicious Violent Warfare]
For every prohibition you create you also create an underground. Jello Biafra
[ Also Create Every Prohibition Underground]
Laws protecting the United States flag do not cut away at the freedom of speech guaranteed in the First Amendment... Congress made this position clear upon passage of the Flag Protection Act of 1989, which prohibited desecration of the flag. Larry Craig
[ Act Amendment Away Clear Congress Cut Desecration First Flag Freedom Guaranteed Laws Made Passage Position Prohibited Protecting Protection Speech States United Upon Which]
To limit the press is to insult a nation; to prohibit reading of certain books is to declare the inhabitants to be either fools or slaves. Claud-Adrian Helvetius
[ Books Certain Declare Either Fools Inhabitants Insult Limit Nation Press Prohibit Reading Slaves]
What we need are not prohibitory marriage laws, but a reformed society, an educated public opinion which will teach individual duty in these matters. Alfred Russel Wallace
[ Duty Educated Individual Laws Marriage Matters Need Opinion Public Reformed Society Teach These Which Will]
The Army has carried the American ideal to its logical conclusion. Not only do they prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, creed and color, but also on ability. Tom Lehrer
[ Ability Also American Army Carried Color Conclusion Creed Discrimination Grounds Ideal Logical Only Prohibit Race]
The concept of neutrality can lead to a brooding and pervasive devotion to the secular and a passive, or even active, hostility to the religious. Such results are not only not compelled by the Constitution, but, it seems to me, are prohibited by it. Arthur J. Goldberg
[ Active Brooding Compelled Concept Constitution Devotion Even Hostility Lead Neutrality Only Passive Pervasive Prohibited Religious Results Secular Seems Such]
Stripped of ethical rationalizations and philosophical pretensions, a crime is anything that a group in power chooses to prohibit. Freda Adler
[ Anything Chooses Crime Ethical Group Philosophical Power Pretensions Prohibit Rationalizations Stripped]
We have seen the evil of the manufacture and sale of intoxicating liquors in our midst; let us try prohibition and see what this will do for us. Thomas Jordan Jarvis
[ Evil Intoxicating Liquors Manufacture Midst Our Prohibition Sale See Seen Try Us Will]
If you should see any Indians you will oblige me by repeating this prohibition to them. Benjamin Hawkins
[ Any Indians Oblige Prohibition Repeating See Should Them Will]
A prohibitionist is the sort of man one couldn't care to drink with, even if he drank. H. L. Mencken
[ Care Drank Drink Even Man Sort]
Idealism is fine, but as it approaches reality, the costs become prohibitive. William F. Buckley, Jr.
[ Approaches Become Costs Fine Idealism Prohibitive Reality]
I am of opinion that it is highly requisite forthwith to pass a law, prohibiting upon great penalties all trade with our enemies, and more especially the supplying of them with arms, ammunition or provisions of any kind whatsoever. William Shirley
[ Am Ammunition Any Arms Enemies Especially Great Highly Kind Law More Opinion Our Pass Penalties Prohibiting Provisions Requisite Supplying Them Trade Upon Whatsoever]
The current prohibition laws are forcing drug disputes to be played out with guns in our streets. We need to put a stop to this criminal drug element in our country. Gary Johnson
[ Country Criminal Current Disputes Element Forcing Guns Laws Need Our Out Played Prohibition Put Stop Streets]
Rules are to be initiated for the allotment of scarce raw materials etc; and their use and processing for other than war, or otherwise absolutely vital, goods is prohibited. Hjalmar Schacht
[ Absolutely Etc Goods Initiated Materials Other Otherwise Processing Prohibited Raw Rules Scarce Than Their Use Vital War]
In early January I introduced my legislation, which, besides prohibiting Federal funding of human cloning, also expresses the sense of Congress that foreign nations should establish total prohibition on human cloning as well. Cliff Stearns
[ Also Besides Cloning Congress Early Establish Expresses Federal Foreign Funding Human Introduced January Legislation Nations Prohibiting Prohibition Sense Should Total Well Which]
Surely there is grandeur in knowing that in the realm of thought, at least, you are without a chain; that you have the right to explore all heights and depth; that there are no walls nor fences, nor prohibited places, nor sacred corners in all the vast expanse of thought. Robert Green Ingersoll
[ Chain Corners Depth Expanse Explore Fences Grandeur Heights Knowing Least Nor Places Prohibited Realm Right Sacred Surely Thought Vast Walls Without]
The Spy Act prohibits keystroke logging, hijacking, and phishing. Cliff Stearns
[ Act Hijacking Prohibits Spy]
Religious freedom is too sacred a right to be restricted or prohibited in any degree without convincing proof that a legitimate interest of the state is in grave danger. Frank Murphy
[ Any Convincing Danger Degree Freedom Grave Interest Legitimate Prohibited Proof Religious Restricted Right Sacred State Too Without]
Christian teaching about sex is not a set of isolated prohibitions; it is an integral part of what the Bible has to say about living in such a way that our lives communicate the character of God. Rowan D. Williams
[ Bible Character Christian Communicate God Integral Isolated Lives Living Our Part Say Set Sex Such Teaching Way]
Prohibition is better than no liquor at all. Will Rogers
[ Better Liquor Prohibition Than]
The First Amendment is not an altar on which we must sacrifice our children, families, and community standards. Obscene material that is not protected by the First Amendment can and must be prohibited. Orrin Hatch
[ Altar Amendment Children Community Families First Material Must Obscene Our Prohibited Protected Sacrifice Standards Which]
As a physician, I know many doctors want to utilize new technology, but they find the cost prohibitive. Nathan Deal Medical
[ Cost Doctors Find Know Many New Physician Prohibitive Technology Utilize Want]
The first legislation that I produced relating to the Internet was a bill to overturn a restriction inside of the law that prohibited the Internet backbone from being used for anything other than research and scientific and educational communication. Rick Boucher
[ Anything Backbone Being Bill Communication Educational First Inside Internet Law Legislation Other Overturn Produced Prohibited Relating Research Restriction Scientific Than Used]
Regardless of what one's attitude towards prohibition may be, temperance is something against which, at a time of war, no reasonable protest can be made. William Lyon Mackenzie King
[ Against Attitude Made May Prohibition Protest Reasonable Regardless Something Temperance Time Towards War Which]
Having grown up in Oklahoma when it was one of the last states which prohibited liquor, I grew up with War On Drugs, where every teenager knew who the bootleggers were. Tony Hillerman
[ Every Grew Grown Having Knew Last Liquor Oklahoma Prohibited States Teenager Up War Were Where Which]
It is not classified as a pagan religion. The so-called New Age activities and this are not called religions and therefore don't come under the prohibition of mingling church and state that we have in this country. Dixie Lee Ray
[ Activities Age Called Church Classified Come Country Mingling New Pagan Prohibition Religion Religions So-Called State Therefore Under]
But the worst handicap we had the prohibition of naming individual units who had done the fighting. Philip Gibbs
[ Done Fighting Had Handicap Individual Naming Prohibition Units Worst]
I'm surprised at the extent of the bigotry. But it really plays out when companies or schools take a side and prohibit the other platform at all. We Mac users should be good even when the other side is bad. We should do what we can to accept the other platforms. Steve Wozniak
[ Accept Bad Bigotry Companies Even Extent Good Mac Other Out Platform Platforms Plays Prohibit Really Schools Should Side Surprised Take Users]
The Question to be considered is, Whether the Government have reason by a Law, to prohibit the taking more than 4 l. per cent Interest for Money lent, or to leave the Borrower and Lender to make their own Bargains. Dudley North
[ Bargains Borrower Cent Considered Government Interest Law Leave Lender Lent Make Money More Own Per Prohibit Question Reason Taking Than Their Whether]
True, Heaven prohibits certain pleasures; but one can generally negotiate a compromise. Moliere
[ Certain Compromise Generally Heaven Negotiate Pleasures Prohibits True]
Obama had the audacity to say, 'I have unequivocally prohibited the use of torture by the United States.' Ladies and gentlemen, torture in the United States has always been illegal. Rush Limbaugh
[ Always Audacity Been Gentlemen Had Illegal Ladies Obama Obama Prohibited Say States Torture Unequivocally United Use]
I do not support a constitutional amendment to prohibit gay marriage. Corrine Brown
[ Amendment Constitutional Gay Marriage Prohibit Support]
It's very worrying at this time in the world that any point of view should be prohibited, that's banned, there are heretics that should be burned at the stake. Thabo Mbeki
[ Any Banned Burned Heretics Point Prohibited Should Stake Time Very View World Worrying]
Prohibition was introduced as a fraud; it has been nursed as a fraud. Roger Q. Mills
[ Been Fraud Introduced Nursed Prohibition]
Prohibition makes you want to cry into your beer and denies you the beer to cry into. Don Marquis
[ Beer Cry Denies Into Makes Prohibition Want Your]
Why should the Negroes ever fight against the only nations of the world where racial discrimination is prohibited, and where the people can live freely? Never! I can assure you, they will never fight against either the Soviet Union or the peoples' democracies. Paul Robeson
[ Against Assure Democracies Discrimination Either Ever Fight Freely Live Nations Negroes Never Only Peoples Prohibited Racial Should Soviet Union Where Why Will World]
For the standard of Christian life was to be strained to a higher pitch; more fasting was required, and more careful separation from the manners and enjoyments of the world; celibacy and martyrdom had great value set upon them, and second marriages were prohibited. Robert Rainy
[ Careful Celibacy Christian Enjoyments Fasting Great Had Higher Life Manners Marriages Martyrdom More Pitch Prohibited Required Second Separation Set Standard Strained Them Upon Value Were World]
Once, during Prohibition, I was forced to live for days on nothing but food and water. W. C. Fields Food
[ Days During Food Forced Live Nothing Once Prohibition Water]
Then it was that were passed the laws restricting emancipation and prohibiting education. Henry Charles Carey
[ Education Emancipation Laws Passed Prohibiting Restricting Then Were]
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]
Welding torches, cutting torches and any activity producing a flame outside is prohibited. Any open flame is discouraged. John Glover
[ Activity Any Cutting Discouraged Flame Open Outside Producing Prohibited]
Even if one takes every reefer madness allegation of the prohibitionists at face value, marijuana prohibition has done far more harm to far more people than marijuana ever could. William F. Buckley, Jr.
[ Allegation Could Done Even Ever Every Face Far Harm Madness More Prohibition Takes Than Value]
The number of parts that were required were just prohibitive. Jack Kilby
[ Just Number Parts Prohibitive Required Were]
Just as the process of repealing national alcohol prohibition began with individual states repealing their own prohibition laws, so individual states must now take the initiative with respect to repealing marijuana prohibition laws. George Soros
[ Alcohol Began Individual Initiative Just Laws Must National Now Own Process Prohibition Repealing Respect States Take Their]
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]
Shame may restrain what law does not prohibit. Lucius Annaeus Seneca
[ Does Law May Prohibit Restrain Shame]
The price I have personally paid for these extra Sisyphean years has been prohibitive. Caryl Chessman
[ Been Extra Paid Personally Price Prohibitive These Years]