Quotes of Charter

“ As a profession advertising is young; as a force it is as old as the world. The first four words ever uttered, Let there be light, constitute its charter. All nature is vibrant with its impulse. ”

- Bruce Barton

“ No amount of charters, direct primaries, or short ballots will make a democracy out of an illiterate people. ”

- Walter Lippmann

“ One should never risk a joke, even of the mildest and most unexceptional charters, except among people of culture and wit. ”

- Jean de la Bruyere

“ Perhaps the best definition of progress would be the continuing efforts of men and women to narrow the gap between the convenience of the powers that be and the unwritten charter. ”

- Nadine Gordimer

“ As New Zealanders, we've been in on the United Nations from the very beginning, played a role in the drafting of the charter - it means a lot to us that those processes are followed. ”

- Helen Clark

“ The problem with Bush is that yes, he's religious in a fundamentalist sort of way, they read the Old Testament as a sort of charter for the chosen people to do what they like. ”

- Bruce Kent

“ A BMW can't take you as far as a diploma. ”

- Joyce A. Myers

“ We couldn't do anything better that would make this franchise better. ”

- Phil Jackson

“ Today, when a concerted effort is made to obliterate this point, it cannot be repeated too often that the Constitution is a limitation on the government, not on private individuals - that it does not prescribe the conduct of private individuals, only the conduct of the government - that it is not a charter for government power, but a charter of the citizens' protection against the government. ”

- Ayn Rand

“ But peace does not rest in the charters and covenants alone. It lies in the hearts and minds of all people. So let us not rest all our hopes on parchment and on paper, let us strive to build peace, a desire for peace, a willingness to work for peace in the hearts and minds of all of our people… ”

- John F. Kennedy
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