Quotations by Roy Moore

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Born: Tuesday, February 11, 1947
Profession: Judge
Nationality: American


And government's only role is to secure our rights for us.
- Roy Moore
(Keywords: Government, Rights)

Anytime you deny the acknowledgement of God you are undermining the entire basis for which our country exists.
- Roy Moore
(Keywords: God, Country)

But I have made no plans to run for any office right now.
- Roy Moore
(Keywords: Now, Office, Right)

But in the long term, I think it is improper to limit your future.
- Roy Moore
(Keywords: Future)

But separation of church and state was never meant to separate God and government.
- Roy Moore
(Keywords: Government, God, Church, Separation, State)

But today, government is taking those rights from us, pretending that it gives us our rights. Indeed, those rights come from God, and it was recognized throughout our history as such.
- Roy Moore
(Keywords: Government, History, God, Rights, Today)

I know Dr. Kennedy and I know Coral Ridge Ministries. I have no connection.
- Roy Moore
(Keywords: Connection)

I was asked three times directly in the hearing before the board of the judiciary whether or not I would continue to acknowledge God if I were to resume my position as chief justice. And I said I would.
- Roy Moore
(Keywords: God, Hearing, Justice)

If God gives you rights, no man and no government can take them away from you.
- Roy Moore
(Keywords: Government, God, Rights, Man)

If government can give you rights, government can take them away from you.
- Roy Moore
(Keywords: Government, Rights)

Indeed, the acknowledgement of God is not synonymous with religion.
- Roy Moore
(Keywords: Religion, God)

It can have a secular purpose and have a relationship to God because God was presumed to be both over the state and the church, and separation of church and state was never meant to separate God from government.
- Roy Moore
(Keywords: Government, God, Purpose, Church, Separation, State)

It is altogether proper for people to recognize a sovereign God.
- Roy Moore
(Keywords: God, People)

It would bother me if a judge told me how I had to believe.
- Roy Moore

No, I think that we've got a basic discrepancy here between the rule of law versus the rule of man.
- Roy Moore
(Keywords: Law, Man)

Power's not what the Constitution was about.
- Roy Moore
(Keywords: Power, Constitution)

Rights come from God, not from government.
- Roy Moore
(Keywords: Government, God, Rights)

The basic premise of the Constitution was a separation of powers and a system of checks and balances because man was perceived as a fallen creature and would always yearn for more power.
- Roy Moore
(Keywords: Power, Constitution, Man, Separation)

The Church's role should be separated from the state's role.
- Roy Moore
(Keywords: Church, State)

The Constitution was about a limitation on power.
- Roy Moore
(Keywords: Power, Constitution)

The First Amendment to the Constitution reflects that concept recognized in the Ten Commandments, that the duties we owe to God and the manner of discharging those duties are outside the purview of government.
- Roy Moore
(Keywords: Government, God, Constitution, First)

The forefathers, including James Madison, felt very strongly that the duties that we owe to God were outside of government's prerogative, that government had no business interfering with the way we worship God.
- Roy Moore
(Keywords: Business, Government, God, Worship)

The point is that knowledge of God is not prohibited under the First Amendment.
- Roy Moore
(Keywords: God, Knowledge, First)

The Ten Commandments are the divinely revealed law.
- Roy Moore
(Keywords: Law)

The whole basis of the Constitution was a restriction of power, and the whole basis of the federalist system was that there was not one sovereign centralized power from which all authority flows.
- Roy Moore
(Keywords: Power, Authority, Constitution)

They don't want to be reminded that there is an authority higher than the authority of the state.
- Roy Moore
(Keywords: Authority, State, Want)

They might object to some of my opinions, but they don't object to my behavior as a judge.
- Roy Moore
(Keywords: Behavior, Opinions)

To do my duty, I must obey God.
- Roy Moore
(Keywords: God, Duty)

Well, I think that we have to continue to fight for what we believe.
- Roy Moore
(Keywords: Fight)

Well, that's the - the removal from office and removal of the Ten Commandments were two different issues.
- Roy Moore
(Keywords: Office)







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