Quotes of Enforce

“ We are justified in enforcing good morals, for they belong to all mankind; but we are not justified in enforcing good manners, for good manners always mean our own manners. ”

- Gilbert K. Chesterton

“ Somebody figured it out — we have 35 million laws trying to enforce Ten Commandments. ”

- Earl Wilson

“ The scientist only imposes two things, namely truth and sincerity, imposes them upon himself and upon other scientists. ”

- Erwin Schrodinger

“ Doubts raced through my mind as I considered the feasibility of enforcing a law which the majority of honest citizens didn't seem to want. ”

- Eliot Ness

“ The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. ”

- Abraham Lincoln

“ There are not enough jails, not enough police, not enough courts to enforce a law not supported by the people. ”

- Hubert H. Humphrey

“ Conflict is not inevitable, but disarmament is… everyone now accepts that if there is a default by Saddam the international community must act to enforce its will. ”

- Tony Blair

“ The functions of an executive are to create and enforce policies rather than working out problems resulting from such policies. ”

- Louis F. Musil

“ What you cannot enforce, do not command. ”

- Sophocles

“ Faith is the confidence, the assurance, the enforcing truth, the knowing… ”

- Robert Collier

“ Approximately 80 % of our air pollution stems from hydrocarbons released by vegetation, so let's not go overboard in setting and enforcing tough emission standards from man-made sources. ”

- Ronald Reagan

“ Justice Marshall has made his decision. Let him enforce it. ”

- Andrew Jackson

“ The lesson which life repeats and constantly enforces is 'look under foot.' You are always nearer the divine and the true sources of your power than you think. ”

- John Burroughs

“ To me, the "female principle" is, or at least historically has been, basically anarchic. It values order without constraint, rules by custom not by force. It has been the male who enforces order, who constructs power structures, who makes, enforces, and breaks laws. ”

- Ursula K. Le Guin

“ No matter the era, it seems that children always want to grow up to be police officers - to wear the uniform, enforce the law, catch the criminal. There's a timeless appeal to this impulse. It reflects a young mind's growing understanding of right and wrong… ”

- Paul Martin

“ The American people expect public servants to be able to police themselves. But instead of designing a system to enforce ethical conduct, Tom Delay and his cohorts have implemented a self protection system. Obviously, it wasn't good for democracy. ”

- Chris Bell

“ One never makes the quest unless the mind is open at the start. Herein does this mind differ from the advocate who must prove a case, from that of a preacher who must support a dogma, from that of the politician who must defend a party, from that of an organization that must enforce a policy… ”

- Liberty Hyde Bailey

“ Total physical and mental inertia are highly agreeable, much more so than we allow ourselves to imagine. A beach not only permits such inertia but enforces it, thus neatly eliminating all problems of guilt. It is now the only place in our overly active world that does. ”

- John Kenneth Galbraith

“ Racism is when you have laws set up, systematically put in a way to keep people from advancing, to stop the advancement of a people. Black people have never had the power to enforce racism, and so this is something that white America is going to have to work out themselves… ”

- Spike Lee

“ Men are rewarded for learning the practice of violence in virtually any sphere of activity by money, admiration, recognition, respect, and the genuflection of others honoring their sacred and proven masculinity. In male culture, police are heroic and so are outlaws; males who enforce standards are heroic and so are those who violate them. ”

- Andrea Dworkin
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