Quotes of Banned

“ They (corporations) cannot commit treason, nor be outlawed, nor excommunicated, for they have no souls. ”

- Sir Edward Coke

“ The fact that God has prohibited despair gives misfortune the right to hope all things, and leaves hope free to dare all things. ”

- Anne Sophie Swetchine

“ Iraq's conduct ensured that no progress was able to be made in either the fields of disarmament or accounting for Iraq's prohibited weapons program. ”

- Richard Butler

“ My bowels boiled, and rested not: the days of affliction prevented me. ”

- Bible

“ It is now quite lawful for a Catholic woman to avoid pregnancy by a resort to mathematics, though she is still forbidden to resort to physics and chemistry. ”

- H. L. Mencken

“ It is only the poor who pay cash, and that not from virtue, but because they are refused credit. ”

- Anatole France

“ The Pentagon banned the army from using Chinese-made berets. In a more veiled slap at the Chinese, the Pentagon also banned any alternative form of checkers. ”

- Jimmy Fallon

“ For we must needs die, and are as water spilt on the ground, which cannot be gathered up again; neither doth God respect any person: yet doth he devise means, that his banished be not expelled from him. ”

- Bible

“ Anything you make forbidden gains sexual attractiveness. Would you be particularly interested in women's breasts if you lived in a society in which they were displayed at all times? ”

- Isaac Asimov

“ Sin is not hurtful because it is forbidden, but it is forbidden because it is hurtful. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ The more things are forbidden, the more popular they become. ”

- Mark Twain

“ No freeman shall ever be debarred the use of arms. ”

- Thomas Jefferson

“ We always long for forbidden things, k and desire what is denied us. ”

- Francois Rabelais

“ There is a charm about the forbidden that makes it unspeakably desirable. ”

- Mark Twain

“ I love to sail forbidden seas, and land on barbarous coasts. ”

- Herman Melville

“ I have a great story to tell… and I tell it well. No holds barred. ”

- Aishwarya Rai

“ Mmmm...Forbidden donut. ”

- Homer Simpson

“ When the Lord sent me forth into the world, He forbade me to put off my hat to any, high or low. ”

- George Fox

“ There's many a bestseller that could have been prevented by a good teacher. ”

- Flannery O’Connor

“ A group of U.S. Muslim scholars announced...they have forbidden terrorism. Well that's nipping it in the bud. I'm glad they came out with this so soon, before things got out of hand. ”

- Jay Leno

“ As a first step there must be an offer to achieve equality of rights in disarmament by abolishing the weapons forbidden to the Central Powers by the Peace Treaties. ”

- Arthur Henderson

“ They disallowed this and disallowed that, and now I can't even get my head above water! ”

- Bud Abbott

“ Corporations cannot commit treason or be outlawed or excommunicated, for they have no souls. ”

- Sir Edward Coke

“ Books won't stay banned. They won't burn. Ideas won't go to jail. In the long run of history, the censor and the inquisitor have always lost. The only sure weapon against bad ideas is better ideas. ”

- Alfred Whitney Griswold

“ The base emotions Plato banned have left a radio-active and not radiant land. ”

- Libby Houston

“ Corporations cannot commit treason, nor be outlawed, nor excommunicated, for they have no souls. ”

- Sir Edward Coke

“ The status quo is the only solution that cannot be vetoed. ”

- Clark Kerr

“ It is now quite lawful for a Catholic woman to avoid pregnancy by a resort to mathematics, though she is still forbidden to resort to physics or chemistry. ”

- H.L. Mencken

“ Forbidden things have a secret charm. ”

- Publius Cornelius Tacitus

“ That's metaphysics, my dear fellow. It's forbidden me by my doctor, my stomach won't take it. ”

- Boris Pasternak
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