Quotations on Separation

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Native Americans are the original inhabitants of the land that now constitutes the United States. They have helped develop the fundamental principles of freedom of speech and separation of powers that form the foundation of the United States Government.
- Joe Baca
(Keywords: Government, Americans, Freedom, Land, Native Americans, Now, Principles, Separation, Speech, states, United)

Texas has arguably the most extreme separation between the well off and everyday people in the United States.
- Don Baylor
(Keywords: People, Extreme, Separation, states, United)

I'm completely in favor of the separation of Church and State. My idea is that these two institutions screw us up enough on their own, so both of them together is certain death.
- George Carlin
(Keywords: Death, Idea, Church, Separation, State)

I have never met a happy atheist. I believe in separation of church and state, but I think we have gone so far over in the other direction of separating church and state.
- Dixie Carter
(Keywords: Church, Direction, Separation, State)

I consider myself as a singer first, but something that really helped me come into my own is that there's not a separation between me singing and me playing the guitar. The two fed off the other.
- Shawn Colvin
(Keywords: First, Guitar, Separation, Singing)

Technology is us. There is no separation. It's a pure expression of human creative will. It doesn't exist anywhere else in the universe. I'm rather sure of that.
- David Cronenberg
(Keywords: Technology, Expression, Separation, Universe, Will)

I don't believe there is a separation of church and state. I think the Constitution is very clear. The only separation is that there will not be a government church.
- Tom DeLay
(Keywords: Government, Church, Constitution, Separation, State, Will)

I started in 1946 in radio. I was ten years old. I was discovered singing in a school play. Someone was in the audience and it's six degrees of separation.
- Hector Elizondo
(Keywords: Old, Play, School, Separation, Singing, Years)

It has always felt like a failure that Bjorn and I couldn't keep our family together. You never get it back, but to this day I don't regret splitting up. The reason behind our separation is one of those things I definitely don't want to go into!
- Agnetha Faltskog
(Keywords: Family, Failure, Day, Reason, Regret, Separation, Want)

Yes, the meeting of dear friends atones for the regret of separation; and like it so much enhances affection, that after absence one wonders how one has been able to stay away from them so long.
- Marguerite Gardiner
(Keywords: Absence, Affection, Friends, Meeting, Regret, Separation, Wonders)

It doesn't say anywhere in the Constitution this idea of the separation of church and state.
- Sean Hannity
(Keywords: Idea, Church, Constitution, Separation, State)

Usually, it is not my habit to address religious issues on the floor. I strongly believe in a person's right to religious freedom, as well as the separation of church and state.
- Alcee Hastings
(Keywords: Habit, Church, Freedom, Religious, Right, Separation, State)

But, I know enough people in that court, through the years, to know one thing: There's always somebody who surprises you, who rises above what they thought they appointed him for, and stays with the separation of powers, and with the right of the law to decide.
- Arthur Hertzberg
(Keywords: Thought, People, Court, Law, Right, Separation, Surprises, Years)

The Princess's so-called 'time and space speech' at the end of '93 about a year after the formal separation, looking back on it it's called her retirement from public life but we've seen in fact it's nothing of the kind.
- Anthony Holden
(Keywords: Life, End, Fact, Nothing, Public, Retirement, Separation, Space, Speech)

If the Union is once severed, the line of separation will grow wider and wider, and the controversies which are now debated and settled in the halls of legislation will then be tried in fields of battle and determined by the sword.
- Andrew Jackson
(Keywords: Battle, Legislation, Now, Separation, Will)

The separation of church and state is a source of strength, but the conscience of our nation does not call for separation between men of state and faith in the Supreme Being.
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Keywords: Faith, Men, Strength, Church, Being, Conscience, Nation, Separation, State)

Adherents of the new religious right reject the separation of politics and religion, but they bring no spiritual insights to politics.
- Christopher Lasch
(Keywords: Politics, Religion, Religious, Right, Separation, Spiritual)

Nothing hath separated us from God but our own will, or rather our own will is our separation from God.
- William Law
(Keywords: God, Nothing, Separation, Will)

I mean, I'm 48 years old and I've been through a lot in my life - you know, loss, whether it be death, illness, separation. I mean, the failed expectations... We all have dreams.
- Annie Lennox
(Keywords: Dreams, Life, Death, Expectations, Illness, Loss, Old, Separation, Years)

The number, the industry, and the morality of the priesthood, and the devotion of the people have been manifestly increased by the total separation of the church from the state.
- James Madison
(Keywords: Morality, People, Church, Devotion, Separation, State)

The purpose of separation of church and state is to keep forever from these shores the ceaseless strife that has soaked the soil of Europe with blood for centuries.
- James Madison
(Keywords: Purpose, Church, Blood, Europe, Separation, State)

We were environmentalists of the Teddy Roosevelt theory. We believed in separation of church and state. We believed in the independence of the Supreme Court not being subject to politicians.
- Pete McCloskey
(Keywords: Church, Being, Court, Independence, Politicians, Separation, State, Theory)

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

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)

The equality that we are all entitled to, as citizens of this democracy, can't be avoided by some religious dogma of a President who's is supposed to believe in the notion of separation of church and state. And he frankly doesn't.
- Rosie O'Donnell
(Keywords: Equality, Church, Democracy, President, Religious, Separation, State)

From Kelsey, I have learned among many other things the value of turning on a dime and how you can have an extremely funny and extremely poignant moment with absolutely no separation in between... and sometimes in the same moment.
- David Hyde Pierce
(Keywords: Funny, Separation, Value)

The cause of the break with the tradition of antiquity was the rapid and unexpected advance of Islam. The result of this advance was the final separation of East from West, and the end of the Mediterranean unity.
- Henri Pirenne
(Keywords: Islam, Cause, End, Result, Separation, Tradition, Unity)

So as I look at transitioning to the communication platforms of the future, I see that the beauty of Internet protocols is you get the separation of the layers between service and technology.
- Michael K. Powell
(Keywords: Beauty, Technology, Communication, Future, Internet, Separation, Service)

I believe that in the long run, separation between Israel and the Palestinians is the best solution for resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
- Yitzhak Rabin
(Keywords: Conflict, Israel, Separation, Solution)

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
(Keywords: Life, Christian, Celibacy, Manners, Separation, Value, World)

I rise in support of the separation of powers as established by our Founding Fathers in the Constitution. The Constitution clearly delegates the power to deal with criminal matters, like the use of drugs, to the States.
- Dana Rohrabacher
(Keywords: Power, Constitution, Drugs, Fathers, Founding, Separation, states, Support)

Many a witty inspiration is like the surprising reunion of befriended thoughts after a long separation.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
(Keywords: Inspiration, Thoughts, Separation, Witty)

I believe in the separation of church and state, absolutely. But I don't believe in the separation of public life from our values, our basic values, and for many of us, our religious values.
- Jim Wallis
(Keywords: Life, Values, Church, Public, Religious, Separation, State)

Some people suggest that the problem is the separation of powers. If you had a parliamentary system, the struggle for power would not result in such complex peace treaties that empower so many different people to pursue so many contradictory aims.
- James Q. Wilson
(Keywords: Peace, Power, People, Result, Separation, Struggle)









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