Quotes of Constitutional

“ I think we Americans, of all people, understand the importance of a good, legal, constitutional framework as the basis of political life. ”

- Paul Bremer

“ The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent vice of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries. ”

- Winston Churchill

“ However far modern science and techniques have fallen short of their inherent possibilities, they have taught mankind at least one lesson: Nothing is impossible. ”

- Lewis Mumford

“ Liberty, as it is conceived by current opinion, has nothing inherent about it; it is a sort of gift or trust bestowed on the individual by the state pending good behavior. ”

- Mary McCarthy

“ Thus our democracy was, from an early period, the most aristocratic, and our aristocracy the most democratic in the world. ”

- Thomas Macaulay

“ The capabilities of the human mind are enormous. There is usually no inherent reason you cannot accomplish whatever goal you set for yourself. ”

- Michael J. McCarthy

“ There is no force so democratic as the force of an ideal. ”

- Calvin Coolidge

“ Every child is born a genius. ”

- Libby Gelman Waxner

“ Thus our democracy was from an early period the most aristocratic, and our aristocracy the most democratic. ”

- Thomas Babington Macaulay

“ President Kennedy is very democratic and very penetrating. ”

- Marilyn Monroe

“ Christians are made, not born. ”

- Tertullian

“ Everyone wants Russia to be a prosperous, democratic state that is fully integrated. ”

- Condoleezza Rice

“ If one man can be allowed to determine for himself what is law, every man can. That means first chaos, then tyranny. Legal process is an essential part of the democratic process. ”

- Felix Frankfurter

“ Democratic power is the only voice most citizens have. ”

- Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero

“ A democratic despotism is like a theocracy: it assumes its own correctness. ”

- Walter Bagehot

“ The demands of unbounded individualism need to be weighed in the light of inherent social constraints which can only change their form but cannot be eliminated without eliminating civilization. ”

- Thomas Sowell

“ The path we have chosen is constitutional. ”

- John Ashcroft

“ The importance of certain problems concerning the facts will be inherent in the structure of the system. ”

- Talcott Parsons

“ If the Labour party goes back to reasserting its socialist and democratic beliefs, that's where I belong. ”

- Shirley Williams

“ I invented 'It's a good thing' before you were even born. ”

- Martha Stewart

“ I'd say everyone on the Democratic side thinks mid-decade is a mistake. ”

- Zoe Lofgren

“ Our democracy, our constitutional framework is really a kind of software for harnessing the creativity and political imagination for all of our people. The American democratic system was an early political version of Napster. ”

- Al Gore

“ Writing is a form of therapy; sometimes I wonder how all those who do not write, compose or paint can manage to escape the madness, melancholia, the panic and fear which is inherent in a human situation. ”

- Graham Greene

“ The Sovereign has, under a constitutional monarchy such as ours, three rights — the right to be consulted, the right to encourage, the right to warn. And a king of great sense and sagacity would want no others. ”

- Walter Bagehot

“ Technology is an inherent democratizer. Because of the evolution of hardware and software, you're able to scale up almost anything. It means that in our lifetime everyone may have tools of equal power. ”

- Sergey Brin

“ She has the great misfortune of following Elvis, if you will, in John Roberts. We may not have another person come forward like him for some time: just a brilliant legal scholar, a fabulous constitutional lawyer. ”

- Sam Brownback

“ As a woman, I have an inherent need to be all things to all people, to make certain everybody's taken care of. I know I can't sustain that level all the time, so I'm finding the proper balance and it's made me infinitely happier. ”

- Sarah Jessica Parker

“ The impulse of power is to turn every variable into a constant, and give to commands the inexorableness and relentlessness of laws of nature. Hence absolute power corrupts even when exercised for humane purposes. The benevolent despot who sees himself as a shepherd of the people still demands from others the submissiveness of sheep… ”

- Eric Hoffer

“ At the end of the day it was a guy from Nepal and a guy from New Zealand who conquered the world's highest peak for the British Empire,... Bannister's feat a year later meant as much to the nation if not more. An Englishman had finally got to the top of the mountain. ”

- Frank Deford

“ The hardening of the borders makes people far less likely to make that trek more than once. They're integrated into families. They have children born here and sometimes legal spouses. (The House bill) would have a profound effect on American families. ”

- Benjamin Johnson
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