Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Total Quotes : 167
Which Area

It is hard to imagine an area in which Congress has more express constitutional authority to act than in protecting the right of minorities to vote.

- Adam Cohen

Needs Stiff

Congress needs to toughen the laws protecting elections and make clear that anyone interfering with democracy will pay a stiff price.

- Adam Cohen

Think I Think

I think the government has a role in protecting the fundamental rights of its citizens.

- Al Franken

Competing Other

Antitrust law isn't about protecting competing businesses from each other, it's about protecting competition itself on behalf of the public.

- Al Franken

About Searches

When people talked about protecting their privacy when I was growing up, they were talking about protecting it from the government. They talked about unreasonable searches and seizures, about keeping the government out of their bedrooms.

- Al Franken

Innocent Normal

I see the Jedi mission as giving up a normal life in exchange for protecting the innocent. It's a life of sacrifice. There are rewards, but also a certain degree of sterility.

- Alan Dean Foster

United States

We don't have an Official Secrets Act in the United States, as other countries do. Under the First Amendment, freedom of the press, freedom of speech, and freedom of association are more important than protecting secrets.

- Alan Dershowitz

Ryan Address

Rather than address the priorities of the middle class, the Ryan budget is an attack on American seniors, students, workers, and families - all for the sake of protecting loopholes for the wealthy and corporations that ship jobs overseas.

- Albio Sires


Protecting free speech is not only a matter of principle, it is also pragmatic.

- Amal Clooney

Art Exposing

Painting, n.: The art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather, and exposing them to the critic.

- Ambrose Bierce


A government, for protecting business only, is but a carcass, and soon falls by its own corruption and decay.

- Amos Bronson Alcott

Still Rooting

We must make our world safer by rooting out the evil in our midst while still protecting the rights of people who mean no harm.

- Amy Klobuchar

Country Always

There must always be a balance between protecting privacy and security. In our country, one of the ways we have struck that balance is by requiring a court order before law enforcement can access certain communications of and data on suspects.

- Amy Klobuchar


Indeed, in strengthening our security, boosting our economy, and protecting our environment, Canada is our friend, neighbor, partner, and ally.

- Amy Klobuchar

Mind Always

If I put my mind to something, it happens. I do know that's not necessarily psychic. But I always feel like there's something around me protecting me.

- Amy Sedaris

Woman Socially

I am fiscally prudent and socially progressive. I believe in protecting a woman's right to choose. I believe in marriage equality.

- Andrew Cuomo


The duty of government is to leave commerce to its own capital and credit as well as all other branches of business, protecting all in their legal pursuits, granting exclusive privileges to none.

- Andrew Jackson


You cannot stop the men and women of the FBI from doing the right thing, protecting the American people and upholding the Constitution.

- Andrew McCabe

Bible Always

Oddly enough, George Pal always began and ended something with The Bible. All his pictures had a religious undertone. God was always there, protecting us.

- Ann Robinson

Role Plays

In a case like Iraq the UN has again shown what important role it plays as the guarantor for protecting international peace and stability in the global political structure.

- Anna Lindh

Allow Capital

Our purpose, as we face these challenges, remains clear - fair and orderly markets that allow for efficient capital formation, while protecting the interests of investors.

- Arthur Levitt

Toxic Against

Fluorine has a protecting action against caries, but this is a local effect. If you drink it, you are running the risk of all kinds of toxic actions.

- Arvid Carlsson

Parent Which

That is, we believed, the supreme duty of the parent, who only was permitted to claim in some degree the priestly office and function, since it is his creative and protecting power which alone approaches the solemn function of Deity.

- Charles Eastman


I don't want to have anything to do with the government. And yet if we don't have any regulations, there goes civilization, there goes security, and there goes protecting you against what people are going to sell you.

- Charles Grodin

Other Brought

The PATRIOT Act brought down the wall separating intelligence agencies from law enforcement and other entities charged with protecting the Nation from terrorism.

- Chris Chocola

Need Priority

We need to put our priority on protecting this exceptional way of life.

- Chris Gibson

Sports Doing

When doing sports... on the water, it's crucial to stop aging by protecting your skin.

- Christie Brinkley

Freedom Other

You can only protect your liberties in this world by protecting the other man's freedom.

- Clarence Darrow


Perhaps the CDC should quit spending money on things like jazzercise, urban gardening, and massage therapy and direct that money to where it's appropriate in protecting the health of the American people.

- Cory Gardner


I'm a proponent of single-payer health-care, public education, protecting the environment - all the things Democrats rally around.

- Cynthia Dill

Play Role

I remain mindful that the role of a judge is a limited one and that judges can't solve every problem. But at the same time, judges play a crucial role in safeguarding liberty and protecting the rights of all citizens.

- David Stras

I Am Country

I am committed to protecting our country against the threat of terrorism.

- Jim Ryun

Mistake Habitat

It is a drastic mistake to eliminate the provisions that have to do with the protection of habitat for endangered species. It is my opinion that the Endangered Species Act is 99 percent about protecting critical habitat.

- Jim Saxton

Bring Strategic

America won the Cold War by protecting our strategic resources from the threat of foreign control. We must bring the same attitude to our trade relationship with China.

- Jo Ann Emerson

Children Mother

I'm a mother lion when it comes to protecting my children.

- Joanna Cassidy

Believe Borders

I believe that our national security lies not just in protecting our borders, but in bridging divides.

- Joe Lieberman

Lose Habitual

A habitual disuse of physical forces totally destroys the moral; and men lose at once the power of protecting themselves, and of discerning the cause of their oppression.

- Joel Barlow

Pope Purely

The issue of the environment as seen by Pope Francis is not a matter of purely scientific or, indeed, theological debate: it involves economic and political views on how the world's poor can be brought out of poverty while protecting the environment.

- John Cornwell

Think Some

I think we will begin to see some real efforts made to do things like protecting Social Security and Medicare.

- John Dingell

No Question

The government has a key role in regulating and making sure there's an even playing field and protecting consumers. No question about it.

- John Fleming

Worry About

For me it's important to be in balance. To not let fear get in the way of things, to not worry so much about protecting yourself all the time.

- John Frusciante

Became Stopped

And, as if nature were protecting man against his own ingenuity, the reproductive processes were affected for a time; men became sterile, women had miscarriages, menstruation stopped.

- John Hersey

Mission Afghan

Protecting Afghan civilians is the cornerstone of our mission.

- John R. Allen

Always Been

It has always been clear that The Washington Post is a company that is set up for the purpose of protecting the long-term interests of its assets and held together as a holding company.

- Jonathan Grayer

Rights Want

I want the American people to understand that conservatism is an ideology of protecting the people and the people's rights.

- Jonathan Krohn

Guns About

When we talk about protecting our right to have guns, we are talking about protecting our right to shoot bullets. So what is it that's so important to shoot at?

- Jonathan Safran Foer

Rivers Before

Before computers, telephone lines and television connect us, we all share the same air, the same oceans, the same mountains and rivers. We are all equally responsible for protecting them.

- Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Innovation Very

From the very start, I thought there were four key principles that the agency should focus on: driving private investment, driving innovation, promoting competition, and protecting consumers.

- Julius Genachowski

Woman Tonight

Tonight, you are hearing from the Democratic women of the Senate... We stand together on so many issues: economic prosperity, quality education for all, protecting a woman's right to choose.

- Barbara Boxer

Other Armed

You know, 1% of us is in the armed forces, protecting the other 99, and they're all volunteers.

- Benjamin Walker

Play Some

These are the same people who believe, in some cases, the federal government should not play any role in providing health care to our people or protecting the environment.

- Bernie Sanders

Devoted Tens

Ted Kennedy devoted his lifetime to protecting those most in need, and tens of millions of Americans have been the beneficiaries.

- Bernie Sanders

Dating Scoop

We are constantly protecting the male ego, and it's a disservice to men. If a man has any sensitivity or intelligence, he wants to get the straight scoop from his girlfriend.

- Betty Dodson


The states are not free, under the guise of protecting maternal health or potential life, to intimidate women into continuing pregnancies.

- Harry A. Blackmun


On Memorial Day, we remember the service of those brave military men and women who paid the ultimate sacrifice defending and protecting our freedoms.

- Bill Flores

Happen Deal

Our top focus - protecting our Nation - must go beyond homeland preparedness; America will only be secure if we deal with threats before they happen, not just after they happen.

- Bill Frist

Wife More

My wife Shanti and I are blessed with two wonderful daughters. Nothing is more important to us than protecting their future and the future of every Arkansas child.

- Bill Halter

Government Side

As a governor, I am naturally inclined to focus on the domestic side of protecting the United States.

- Bill Owens

Top Ten Violent

With four of the top ten most violent cities in America, Michigan will never fully flourish unless our governments can fulfill their basic task: protecting public safety.

- Bill Schuette

Nation Similar

The attack on Americans in Benghazi on September 11, 2012 is a stark reminder that our nation must remain vigilant in protecting our citizens from the threat of Al-Qaeda and similar extremist terrorist entities around the world.

- Bob Corker

Country Need

Secondly, security. Both the challenges we face in the world and the responsibilities that our country has in protecting our people, are major issues. We need to do more in the context of domestic security.

- Bob Menendez

New Models

They're protecting an archaic industry. They should turn their attention to new models.

- Bob Weir

Abroad Here

Protecting children and vulnerable workers abroad is a part of our overall efforts here at the Department of Labor.

- Hilda Solis

Law Give

One of the problems with even suggesting that purpose of a Federal law is for law enforcement officers to assist in protecting the public outside their jurisdictions is that it may give them encouragement or even a sense of obligation to do so.

- Bobby Scott

Worry Needs

As a mom, you worry about protecting your kid. But there are extra added layers of fears when you're talking about a kid with autism or who has some special needs issue.

- Holly Robinson Peete

Think I Think

Protecting all this land, working with the President to establish all these monuments, to, you know... I think the President has a land protection record that's second to no one in this century, maybe Teddy Roosevelt.

- Bruce Babbitt

Women Always

Women have always been courageous... They are always fearless when protecting their children and in the last century they have been fearless in the fight for their rights.

- Isabel Allende

Humor Society

Comedy, we may say, is society protecting itself - with a smile.

- J. B. Priestley

Law Doing

The spine of the FBI is the rule of law. The spine of the FBI is a commitment to doing the right thing, in the right way, while protecting civil liberties.

- James Comey

Passionate Very

I find it completely irrational to say someone who stands up for life for children is taking the life of adult. It's completely inconsistent with the values of the pro-life movement that are very passionate about protecting life, not taking life.

- James Lankford


Those of us in the Congress must confront and overcome Republican intransigence to increasing the minimum wage, extending unemployment insurance and protecting food stamps.

- Charles B. Rangel

Affordable Been

The Affordable Care Act has been designed to provide health security by driving competition, lowering premiums, and protecting families.

- Charles B. Rangel

Direct Protects

Liberty and security are often in direct confrontation and must be balanced in a way that protects us without destroying what is worth protecting.

- Charles B. Rangel

Strong Very

The belief in charms for protecting newborn infants is very strong in Greece.

- James Theodore Bent

Larger Needles

Protecting national security amounts to looking for needles in a haystack. The work becomes more difficult if the haystack is larger. Restricting immigration generally, and illegal immigration in particular, limits growth in the haystack, and supports protection of national security.

- Jan C. Ting


The Second Amendment is not about hunting. It is about protecting ourselves from a tyrannical government.

- Derrick Grayson

Through Period

Understanding that yes, we are committing more resources than we thought we might be in protecting our homeland and prosecuting a war and so it's understandable that we would be going through a period of deficits.

- Donald Evans

Cynicism Been

Most cynics are really crushed romantics: they've been hurt, they're sensitive, and their cynicism is a shell that's protecting this tiny, dear part in them that's still alive.

- Jeff Bridges


As an avid hunter, outdoor enthusiast, and life member of the NRA, I understand the importance of protecting the right to keep and bear arms.

- Jeff Duncan

Bottom Pursuing

The bottom line is, whether you're in it or you're searching for it, I believe marriage is an institution worth pursuing and protecting.

- Jenna McCarthy


I don't understand why it's controversial for law-abiding citizens protecting themselves under the Second Amendment.

- Jerry Falwell, Jr.

Need Here

We need a NASA-like organization for ocean exploration, because we need to be exploring and protecting our life support systems here on Earth.

- Edith Widder

Other Players

The perception is that baseball's players' union is protecting players to use steroids and other illegal performance-enhancing drugs.

- Jim Bunning


In addition, to punishing sexual offenders and protecting our children, we must also provide services, resources and counseling to the people who are victims of these horrible crimes.

- Jim Costa

Worry About

We have to worry about protecting the Constitution.

- Karen Hughes

Luck Good Luck

Gnomes are supposed to be good luck in a garden, protecting against pests and diseases. A mythic gatekeeper, in the way a Kitchen Witch is.

- Kelly Asbury

Republican Need

It is sad that the Republican leadership is not as interested as they say they are in protecting the institution of marriage as they are in waging a campaign to divide and distract the American people from the real issues that need to be addressed.

- Kendrick Meek

Why Fathers

In case of separation, why should the children be taken from the protecting care of the mother? Who has a better right to them than she? How much do fathers generally do toward bringing them up?

- Ernestine Rose

Think I Think

I think that protecting children at the age where they're most vulnerable against diseases that are highly contagious is prudent.

- Eula Biss

Success Story

Protecting eagles from the threat of extinction is a conservation success story that we must prudently safeguard for future generations to come.

- Frances Beinecke

Going Bring

So there is going to be that balance of understanding how to get the best out of the car that day, whether it's 15th or even if I have a shot at a top 10, protecting that car so we can bring it back when we have to.

- Kurt Busch

System Patients

The present system of protecting NHS patients was a bit of a shambles.

- Frank Dobson

Like Anybody

Anybody who wears their feelings on their sleeve and has a harder, crusty shell - like I do - is definitely protecting an inner sensitivity.

- Fred Durst

Love Like

I love it when talented actors can bring characters to life. Anybody who wears their feelings on their sleeve and has a harder, crusty shell - like I do - is definitely protecting an inner sensitivity.

- Fred Durst

Promise Expense

You can't substitute promise after promise with known violators of prior promises at the expense of protecting ourselves or setting an example.

- Fred Thompson

Deep Very

Marriage seems to be predicated on protecting a very deep and intimate form of mystery.

- Lauren Groff

Politics Above

Protecting Americans from nuclear terrorism rises above politics.

- Lee H. Hamilton

Think Needs

I think the greatest challenge in environmentalism and the most rewarding challenge is trying to figure out how humans can meet their needs while protecting the environment.

- Gale Norton

Work Hard Law

Our nation's military and law enforcement personal work hard to protect us. We must thank them for their continued vigilance. Without their sacrifice we would less capable of protecting our nation.

- Leonard Boswell

Always About

I've always believed everything was about protecting the Clinton power structure and anyone would be sacrificed who got in the way of that.

- Gennifer Flowers