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Total Quotes : 63
More Revealing

I have a dreadful fear that the more you try to prevent revealing the self, the more you do.

- A. S. Byatt

Politics Division

Religion forbids us from assuming a God-like character. This is especially true in politics and government, where limiting the power of the state, division of powers, and the doctrine of checks and balances are established in order to prevent accumulation of power that might lead to such Godly claims.

- Abdolkarim Soroush

Encourage Either

My neighborhood didn't really encourage women, though it didn't prevent women from progressing, either.

- Ada Yonath

Brainy Solve

Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.

- Albert Einstein

War Prepare

You cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war.

- Albert Einstein

Effort Most

Most of one's life is one prolonged effort to prevent oneself thinking.

- Aldous Huxley

Will Even

Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.

- Anne Frank

Patriot Act Other

Prior to the PATRIOT Act, the ability of government agencies to share information with each other was limited, which kept investigators from fully understanding what terrorists might be planning and to prevent their attacks.

- Chris Chocola

Changes Your

If you're at high risk or are trying to reverse heart disease or prevent the recurrence of cancer, you probably need to make bigger changes in diet and lifestyle than someone who just wants to lose a few pounds and is otherwise healthy. If you just want to lower your cholesterol, weight or blood pressure, begin by making moderate changes.

- Dean Ornish

United States

The power to prevent violence is a power that no police force seems to have anywhere in the United States.

- John Abizaid

War Surest

The surest way to prevent war is not to fear it.

- John Randolph

Money Making

Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.

- John Wooden

Doing Companies

Companies shouldn't use the law to prevent consumers from doing something legal.

- Jon Johansen

Causes Relieve

The final causes, then, of compassion are to prevent and to relieve misery.

- Joseph Butler

Waste Progression

Myths are a waste of time. They prevent progression.

- Barbra Streisand

Point Had

You're going to be much less likely to point the finger at somebody and create a huge brouhaha when it wasn't necessary if you had stopped and asked yourself, 'Could I have done things to prevent this situation?'

- Ben Carson

Bad Habits

It is easier to prevent bad habits than to break them.

- Benjamin Franklin

Been Appeared

No punishment has ever possessed enough power of deterrence to prevent the commission of crimes. On the contrary, whatever the punishment, once a specific crime has appeared for the first time, its reappearance is more likely than its initial emergence could ever have been.

- Hannah Arendt

Strong Safeguards

Any agreement with Iran should have strong verification and enforcement safeguards to prevent future cheating.

- Bill Flores

Responsibility Our

Our first responsibility in the midst of violence is to prevent it from destroying us.

- Henri Nouwen

Going Take

This organization is created to prevent you from going to hell. It isn't created to take you to heaven.

- Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.

Stop Before

The only thing to prevent what's past is to put a stop to it before it happens.

- Boyle Roche

Convinced Put

They may well say not only is this not true, but I will put in an injunction to prevent publication. No, stories don't go in unless I'm convinced by the people who write them that they're true. And if I'm wrong, then so be it.

- Ian Hislop

Only Defend

You can't defend. You can't prevent. The only thing you can do is detect and respond.

- Bruce Schneier

Honesty Mistake

Honesty is the fastest way to prevent a mistake from turning into a failure.

- James Altucher

Which Most

The best form of government is that which is most likely to prevent the greatest sum of evil.

- James Monroe

Becoming Halt

We can prevent Europe from becoming a spiritless machine that, in the end, grinds to a halt.

- Jan Peter Balkenende

Better How

We want better reasons for having children than not knowing how to prevent them.

- Dora Russell

Risks Take

It is not the manager's job to prevent risks. It is the manager's job to make it safe to take them.

- Ed Catmull

Doing Been

We hoped against hope that what we had been doing was enough to prevent a riot. It was not enough.

- Jerome Cavanagh

War Should

War is no picnic. Wars should be prevented, and if you can't prevent them, you have to put them off.

- Ehud Barak

Never Fail

There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.

- Elie Wiesel

Only Provoke

A destruction, an annihilation that only man can provoke, only man can prevent.

- Elie Wiesel

Think I Think

I think if we can prevent a fatal disease, we should.

- Elizabeth Pisani

High Trading

We can prevent unfair advantage, and we can avoid the destabilizing effect that high frequency trading can have.

- Eric Schneiderman

Winning Best Way

We count on winning. And if we lose, don't beef. And the best way to prevent beefing is - don't lose.

- Knute Rockne

Fear Advantage

Let the fear of danger be a spur to prevent it; he that fears not, gives advantage to the danger.

- Francis Quarles

Mind Becoming

Only the freedom of mind can prevent the state from becoming totalitarian and from issuing totalitarian demands.

- Friedrich Durrenmatt

Las Vegas Overseas

People travel overseas to do things overseas that aren't legal in Ireland all the time. You know, are we going to stop people going to Las Vegas? Are we going to stop people going to Amsterdam? There are things that are illegal in Ireland, and we don't prevent people from travelling overseas to avail of them.

- Leo Varadkar

Strength Measured

The strength of a civilization is not measured by its ability to fight wars, but rather by its ability to prevent them.

- Gene Roddenberry

Human Beings Only

The only way human beings can win a war is to prevent it.

- George C. Marshall

Government Duty

The whole duty of government is to prevent crime and to preserve contracts.

- Lord Melbourne

Earth Dying

The best care on earth cannot prevent us all dying in the end.

- Polly Toynbee

Other Reasons

There are two reasons for drinking: one is, when you are thirsty, to cure it; the other, when you are not thirsty, to prevent it.

- Thomas Love Peacock

Desire Escaping

Is this not the true romantic feeling; not to desire to escape life, but to prevent life from escaping you.

- Thomas Wolfe

Security Improved

Since September 11, the U.S. has significantly improved its security to prevent another attack.

- Timothy Murphy

Mistake Anti-War

Make no mistake: the anti-war voices long for us to lose any war they cannot prevent.

- Ralph Peters


Bipartisanship is nice, but it cannot be a substitute for action, not having it cannot prevent us from going forward.

- Nancy Pelosi

Future Try

I don't try to describe the future. I try to prevent it.

- Ray Bradbury

Becoming Extremism

With awareness and a social movement against extremism, we can prevent our children from becoming terrorists.

- Sheikh Hasina

Feel Dangerous

I suppose everyone tells little white lies. Quite often they're necessary to make someone feel better or prevent feelings from being hurt. Whoppers? No, that's dangerous and they'll boomerang.

- Richard Chamberlain

Anger Better

To rule one's anger is well; to prevent it is better.

- Tryon Edwards

Strength Accuse

Conscience is a coward, and those faults it has not strength enough to prevent it seldom has justice enough to accuse.

- Oliver Goldsmith

Blue Been

The story of Little Blue Riding Hood is true. Only the color has been changed to prevent an investigation.

- Stan Freberg

Going Getting

Nothing is going to improve my hearing. I've only got to prevent it from getting worse.

- Stephanie Beacham

Only First Place

For ultimately, the only way to win wars, is to prevent them occurring in the first place.

- Owen Arthur

Sun Yoga

Yoga is a method for restraining the natural turbulence of thoughts, which otherwise impartially prevent all men, of all lands, from glimpsing their true nature of Spirit. Yoga cannot know a barrier of East and West any more than does the healing and equitable light of the sun.

- Paramahansa Yogananda

Mad Other

At the end of the day, we're just trying to prevent each other from going mad.

- Will Champion

Seek Irregular

Irregular contact with doctors means many men fail to receive any preventive care for potentially life-threatening conditions. In addition, when men do seek care, embarrassment can often prevent them from openly discussing health concerns with their physicians.

- Michael Crapo

Disease Ideal

The aim of medicine is to prevent disease and prolong life, the ideal of medicine is to eliminate the need of a physician.

- William J. Mayo

Government Most

It is what we prevent, rather than what we do that counts most in Government.

- William Lyon Mackenzie King

Service Unwise

I really believe my greatest service is in the many unwise steps I prevent.

- William Lyon Mackenzie King

Aim Jerusalem

The Palestinian Rifle is ready and we will aim it if they try to prevent us from praying in Jerusalem.

- Yasser Arafat