Quotations on Protection

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No other country in the world gives protection like that, but it is not absolute protection. People sometimes meet that high burden and win libel suits, and in those cases I think they ought to win.
- Floyd Abrams
(Keywords: People, Burden, Country, Protection, World)

Be assured, fellow citizens, that in a democracy it is the laws that guard the person of the citizen and the constitution of the state, whereas the despot and the oligarch find their protection in suspicion and in armed guards.
- Aeschines
(Keywords: Constitution, Democracy, Laws, Protection, State, Suspicion)

I declare to you that woman must not depend upon the protection of man, but must be taught to protect herself, and there I take my stand.
- Susan B. Anthony
(Keywords: Man, Protection, Woman)

Making lasting gifts for animals in our estate plans is perhaps the single most important thing we can do to ensure animals have the strongest possible voice for their protection.
- Bea Arthur
(Keywords: Animals, Gifts, Protection, Voice)

I think the people will- who advocate having a step back and read those public opinion polls on the front page of the newspapers all over this country saying public supports restoration in restoration of the Everglades, protection of the parks and the creation of monuments.
- Bruce Babbitt
(Keywords: People, Country, Creation, Monuments, Newspapers, Opinion, Protection, Public, Public opinion, Saying, Will)

As part of my efforts to fight identity theft, I worked with my colleagues on the Financial Services Committee to strengthen consumer protection with a reasonable notification requirement.
- Melissa Bean
(Keywords: Financial, Committee, Fight, Identity, Protection, Theft)

You need education. You need subsistence protection. We need jobs and social security. These are preconditions under which it will perhaps be possible to deal with these complex circumstances.
- Ulrich Beck
(Keywords: Education, Circumstances, Jobs, Protection, Security, Will)

At the World Cup and even now at the Confederations Cup, our security provisions will ensure the greatest level of protection possible for all those participating - both inside and outside the stadiums.
- Franz Beckenbauer
(Keywords: Now, Protection, Security, Will, World)

The American people expect public servants to be able to police themselves. But instead of designing a system to enforce ethical conduct, Tom Delay and his cohorts have implemented a self protection system. Obviously, it wasn't good for democracy.
- Chris Bell
(Keywords: People, American, Delay, Democracy, Police, Protection, Public, Self)

In choosing global corporate partners UNICEF emphasises compatibility with our core values and looks to build alliances that advance our mission of ensuring the health, education, equality and protection for all the world's children.
- Carol Bellamy
(Keywords: Equality, Education, Health, Values, Children, Corporate, Mission, Protection, World)

In my district, the budget scales back and eliminates several long-term shore protection projects important to the safety and economic security of Long Island.
- Tim Bishop
(Keywords: Projects, Protection, Safety, Security)

The Founding Fathers gave the free press the protection it must have to bare the secrets of government and inform the people.
- Hugo Black
(Keywords: Government, People, Fathers, Founding, Press, Protection, Secrets)

The right of an individual to conduct intimate relationships in the intimacy of his or her own home seems to me to be the heart of the Constitution's protection of privacy.
- Harry A. Blackmun
(Keywords: Home, Heart, Constitution, Intimacy, Privacy, Protection, Relationships, Right)

The public good is in nothing more essentially interested, than in the protection of every individual's private rights.
- William Blackstone
(Keywords: Rights, Nothing, Protection, Public)

The Child Custody Protection Act makes it a federal crime to transport a minor across state lines for the purpose of obtaining an abortion.
- Ken Calvert
(Keywords: Purpose, Abortion, Act, Crime, Protection, State)

We have a moral responsibility to save wild places like the arctic refuge for future generations, and that is why our country has remained committed to its protection for nearly 50 years.
- Lois Capps
(Keywords: Country, Future, Generations, Protection, Responsibility, Years)

I fully support the goal of species protection and conservation and believe that recovery and ultimately delisting of species should be the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's top priority under ESA.
- Dennis Cardoza
(Keywords: Goal, Conservation, Fish, Protection, Service, Support, Wildlife)

It will be said, however, that protection tends to destroy commerce, the civilizer of mankind. Directly the reverse, however, is the fact.
- Henry Charles Carey
(Keywords: Commerce, Fact, Mankind, Protection, Will)

In this country protection has always, to some extent, existed; but at some times it has been efficient, and at others not; and our tendency toward freedom or slavery has always been in the direct ratio of its efficiency or inefficiency.
- Henry Charles Carey
(Keywords: Country, Efficiency, Freedom, Inefficiency, Protection, Slavery)

It is entirely undemocratic to continue these burdens on the people for years and years after the requirements of protection have been met and the representatives of these industries have become incrusted with wealth.
- John Griffin Carlisle
(Keywords: People, Wealth, Protection, Years)

By our form of government, the Christian religion is the established religion; and all sects and denominations of Christians are placed upon the same equal footing, and are equally entitled to protection in their religious liberty.
- Samuel Chase
(Keywords: Religion, Government, Christian, Liberty, Protection, Religious)

Italy advocates the adoption of a legal instrument on cultural diversity, guaranteeing every country the protection of its own historical identity and the uniqueness of its physical and intangible cultural heritage.
- Carlo Azeglio Ciampi
(Keywords: Legal, Adoption, Country, Diversity, Identity, Italy, Protection, Uniqueness)

Terrorism is escalating to the point that Americans soon may have to choose between civil liberties and more intrusive means of protection.
- William S. Cohen
(Keywords: Americans, Civil liberties, May, Protection, Terrorism)

We provided complete protection to witnesses - right of attorney, right of record, right to cross-examine, and open hearing if they desired. Only Mr. Lane asked for an open hearing.
- John Sherman Cooper
(Keywords: Hearing, Open, Protection, Right)

All men have an equal right to the free development of their faculties; they have an equal right to the impartial protection of the state; but it is not true, it is against all the laws of reason and equity, it is against the eternal nature of things.
- Victor Cousin
(Keywords: Men, Nature, Development, Laws, Protection, Reason, Right, State)

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
(Keywords: Act, Congress, First, Freedom, Laws, Protection, Speech, states, United)

It has been my aim throughout present operations to afford the greatest amount of protection to life and property interests, and troops have been stationed accordingly.
- George Crook
(Keywords: Life, Present, Property, Protection, Troops)

Foreign nationals entering the United States illegally who are taken into custody by the Border Protection Corps or by State or local law enforcement authorities must be promptly delivered to a federal law enforcement authority.
- John Culberson
(Keywords: Authority, Law, Protection, State, states, United)

The Microsoft actions announced today are exactly the kinds of industry initiatives we need. Microsoft is using its resources to bring real privacy protection to Internet users by creating incentives for more websites to provide strong privacy protection.
- William M. Daley
(Keywords: Actions, Internet, Privacy, Protection, Today)

As the most participatory form of mass speech yet developed, the Internet deserves the highest protection from government intrusion.
- Judge Dalzell
(Keywords: Government, Internet, Protection, Speech)

The constitution of the United States is a law for rulers and people, equally in war and in peace, and covers with the shield of its protection all classes of men, at all times, and under all circumstances.
- David Davis
(Keywords: War, Men, Peace, People, Circumstances, Constitution, Law, Protection, states, United)

Even in Britain, the trade unions tell me that employment contracts have less protection than in the past.
- Jacques Delors
(Keywords: Past, Protection, Trade)

A good deal of tyranny goes by the name of protection.
- Crystal Eastman
(Keywords: Name, Protection, Tyranny)

Now Stan and I were still working in secret at that time but, because of this development, we had to inform the University of Utah because we thought that they might need to take patent protection.
- Martin Fleischmann
(Keywords: Time, Thought, Development, Now, Protection, University)

My office has been one of the most scrupulous in the country with regard to the protection of individual rights. I've been on record for years in law journals and books as championing the rights of the individual against the oppressive power of the state.
- Jim Garrison
(Keywords: Power, Books, Country, Rights, Law, Office, Protection, State, Years)

Every citizen or subject of another country, while domiciled here, is within the allegiance and the protection, and consequently subject to the jurisdiction, of the United States.
- Horace Gray
(Keywords: Country, Protection, states, United)

Innocence always calls mutely for protection when we would be so much wiser to guard ourselves against it: innocence is like a dumb leper who has lost his bell, wandering the world, meaning no harm.
- Graham Greene
(Keywords: Dumb, Harm, Innocence, Meaning, Protection, World)

But now Americans, they felt a sense of peace and protection because they've been separated by so many thousands of miles of ocean. And you know, the fact that it's come to the U.S. like this is so sad, and yet you know, what can you do? It's here.
- Patty Hearst
(Keywords: Peace, Americans, Fact, Now, Ocean, Protection, Sense)

You can expect to find these four priorities - education, economic vitality, efficiency in government and the protection of families - woven into my decisions as Governor. They will serve as my compass as I work with you to chart a future course for our state.
- Dave Heineman
(Keywords: Government, Work, Education, Decisions, Efficiency, Future, Priorities, Protection, State, Vitality, Will)

Truly we have had enough experience with sufferance and protection which could be revoked at will. Consequently, the only reasonable Course of action is to work for publicly legalized guarantees.
- Theodor Herzl
(Keywords: Experience, Work, Action, Protection, Will)

Furthermore, the slaves cannot be put into a more wretched situation, ourselves being judges, and the community cannot take a more lively step to escape ruin, and obtain the smiles and protection of Heaven.
- Samuel Hopkins
(Keywords: Being, Community, Heaven, Judges, Protection, Ruin, Smiles)

Despite Arizona's remarkable growth in recent years, we have met the current federal health standards for ozone pollution and the Environmental Protection Agency recently approved our dust control plan.
- Jane D. Hull
(Keywords: Environmental, Health, Control, Growth, Pollution, Protection, Remarkable, Years)

I see no reason for giving the capital employed in agriculture greater protection than the capital vested in other branches of trade, manufacture, or commerce.
- Joseph Hume
(Keywords: Agriculture, Commerce, Giving, Protection, Reason, Trade)

We need uniform protection of traditional marriage. You can't have different definitions on something as fundamental as marriage. The Marriage Protection Amendment is the only solution to this problem.
- Ernest Istook
(Keywords: Marriage, Protection, Solution)

Every good citizen makes his country's honor his own, and cherishes it not only as precious but as sacred. He is willing to risk his life in its defense and its conscious that he gains protection while he gives it.
- Andrew Jackson
(Keywords: Life, Country, Defense, Honor, Protection, Risk)

The cry comes from the friends of the school-room, from those who would give the State a strong, great, noble citizenship, for protection from the curse of drunkenness. This cry should be heard and answered by every lover of his fellow-men, no matter where his home may be.
- Thomas Jordan Jarvis
(Keywords: Home, Citizenship, Friends, May, Protection, School, State)

The goal is to normalize trade relations based on sound science and consumer protection.
- Mike Johanns
(Keywords: Science, Goal, Protection, Sound, Trade)

A man without a vote is man without protection.
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Keywords: Man, Protection, Vote)

The day after the prison was transferred to the military intelligence command, they had an entire battalion - 1,200, 1,500 soldiers - arrive at Abu Ghraib just for force protection alone.
- Janis Karpinski
(Keywords: Intelligence, Day, Force, Military, Prison, Protection, Soldiers)

There are the further difficulties of building a population out of a diversity of races, each at a different stage of cultural evolution, some in need of restraint, many in need of protection; everywhere a bewildering Babel of tongues.
- Arthur Keith
(Keywords: Building, Difficulties, Diversity, Evolution, Population, Protection, Restraint)



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