Quotations on Prohibition

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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.
(Keywords: People, Harm, Madness, Prohibition, Value)

Prohibition has made nothing but trouble.
- Al Capone
(Keywords: Nothing, Prohibition, Trouble)

Once, during Prohibition, I was forced to live for days on nothing but food and water.
- W. C. Fields
(Keywords: Food, Nothing, Prohibition, Water)

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
(Keywords: Evil, Prohibition, Will)

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
(Keywords: Time, War, Attitude, May, Prohibition, Protest, Temperance)

Prohibition makes you want to cry into your beer and denies you the beer to cry into.
- Don Marquis
(Keywords: Beer, Prohibition, Want)

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
(Keywords: Age, Religion, Church, Country, Prohibition, State)

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
(Keywords: Money, People, Earth, Giving, Learning, Prohibition, Race, Years)

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
(Keywords: People, Americans, Earth, Learning, Prohibition, Race, Years)

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
(Keywords: Alcohol, Laws, Now, Prohibition, Respect, states)

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
(Keywords: Congress, Legislation, Nations, Prohibition, Sense)

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