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Motivational Legislators Quotes

May these quotes about Legislators inspire and motivate you.

When buying and selling are controlled by legislation,
the first things to be bought and sold are legislators.
- P. J. O'Rourke

Related topics: Politics

Poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

We're going to march on Washington with a host of Republicans,
Democrats, business leaders, legislators.
- Gray Davis

But do not understand me as saying, or for one moment suggesting,
that women legislators should confine themselves to
doing only social service work.
Not at all.
- Edith Rogers


 

We live in a stage of politics, where legislators seem
to regard the passage of laws as much more important
than the results of their enforcement.
- William Howard Taft

The important thing to understand about legislators
is that there are dozens of competing interests and issues that occupy them.
They are stretched thin.
- Mark Shields

I believe Congress has a duty to do so as well;
not simply as a body of legislators,
but more importantly as a community of friends,
neighbors, parents and Americans.
- Jim Walsh


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It's not about the money.
This is about Terri.
It's not about the Schindlers, it's not about the legislators,
it's not about me, it's about what Terri Schiavo wanted.
- Michael Schiavo

Artists to my mind are the real architects of change,
and not the political legislators who implement change after the fact.
- William S. Burroughs

As attorney general, I can either look into it or I
can ignore it because they're a bunch of powerful legislators...
and I'm afraid they're going to cut my budget.
- Ben Chandler

And, in the past, it has been all too easy for legislators
to load costs onto business in order to meet broader social goals.
And costs for business means costs for consumers.
- John Hutton

We asserted ourselves as a music community,
and showed legislators that music is positive.
Especially if you've sold 300 million records worldwide and pay taxes.
- Krist Novoselic

Let us tell our legislators in advance,
that this is a right, restraints on which,
we will not, cannot bear; and that every attempt to
restrain it is a palpable wrong on God and man.
- Gerrit Smith

I have done things politically, and I've been running
a business at the same time,
but I sort of joke that to some extent I do more than
most legislators have done in their whole careers,
and I've been doing it as a part-time job.
- Craig Benson

I've been not only articulating the dissatisfaction with Albany,
I've been acting on it.
I've been very aggressive in bringing public integrity
cases and public corruption cases and bringing cases
against sitting legislators.
- Andrew Cuomo

People underestimate the impact they can have on the
process through contact with legislators.
By being part of an organized group in an area that you have an interest in,
you can multiply the impact of your own ideas.
- Ralph Regula

Ideally citizens are to think of themselves as if they
were legislators and ask themselves what statutes,
supported by what reasons satisfying the criterion of reciprocity,
they would think is most reasonable to enact.
- John Rawls

When the leaders choose to make themselves bidders
at an auction of popularity,
their talents, in the construction of the state,
will be of no service.
They will become flatterers instead of legislators;
the instruments,
not the guides, of the people.
- Edmund Burke

Those who have heard or read anything from me on the subject,
know that one of the principal points insisted on is,
the forming of societies or any other artificial combinations IS the first,
greatest, and most fatal mistake ever committed by
legislators and by reformers.
- Josiah Warren

What is the harm of doing the right thing? What is
the harm of doing our job as legislators and making
sure we do not stick the entire bankruptcy community
with these provisions that do not make any sense?
- Russ Feingold

This source of corruption, alas, is inherent in the
democratic system itself,
and it can only be controlled, if at all,
by finding ways to encourage legislators to subordinate ambition to principle.
- James L. Buckley

It has now become a very common sentiment,
that there is some deep and radical wrong somewhere,
and that legislators have proved themselves incapable of discovering,
or, of remedying it.
- Josiah Warren

The acknowledged legislators of the world take the world as given.
They dislike mysteries, for mysteries cannot be coded,
or legislated, and wonder cannot be made into law.
And so these legislators police the accepted frontiers of things.
- Ben Okri

Punishment is the last and the least effective instrument
in the hands of the legislator for the prevention of crime.
- John Ruskin

You have the biggest impact on controlling,
on affecting local lives as mayor.
It's so much more important than being a state legislator.
- Dick Murphy

It is clearly better that property should be private,
but the use of it common; and the special business
of the legislator is to create in men this benevolent disposition.
- Aristotle

When the size of the group supporting your cause reaches a critical mass,
any legislator or elected official has to pay attention.
- Mark Shields

The legislator learns that when you talk a lot,
you get in trouble.
You have to listen a lot to make deals.
- Bob Woodward

In a constitutional democracy the moral content of
law must be given by the morality of the framer or legislator,
never by the morality of the judge.
- Robert Bork

I was a Georgia state legislator for a great many years.
- Julian Bond

I think any advocate who is effective has fully acquainted
himself or herself with the legislator they are going to meet.
Know what committees they are on, what issues they are interested in,
all in an effort to build a bridge for communicating with them.
- Mark Shields

I remember coming to this college in the 1960s as a
new legislator when a road divided the campus -
and it was not fully paved at that -
and no wall defined the campus from the highway.
- Michael N. Castle

Correcting bad habits cannot be done
by forbidding or punishment.
- Robert Baden-Powell (the founder of scouting)

It is an open question whether any behavior
based on fear of eternal punishment
can be regarded as ethical
or should be regarded as merely cowardly.
- Margaret Mead

For man with no forgiveness in heart,
life worse punishment than death.
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid 2

Justice that love gives is a surrender,
justice that law gives is a punishment.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Work is not man's punishment.
It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure.
- George Sand

To believe in a just law of cause and effect,
carrying with it a punishment or a reward,
is to believe in righteousness.
- Ernest Holmes

If people are good only because they
fear punishment, and hope for reward,
then we are a sorry lot indeed.
- Albert Einstein

A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight,
and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.
- Oscar Wilde

Power is of two kinds. One is obtained by the fear of punishment
and the other by acts of love. Power based on love
is a thousand times more effective and permanent
then the one derived from fear of punishment.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Routine physical punishment such as spanking teaches
a toddler that might makes right and that it is fine
to hit when one is stronger and can get away with it.
- Alicia F. Lieberman

I didn't really escape that gravity until I moved 300
miles south to go to college at 18,
where authorship no longer seemed something liable
to induce vengeful punishment.
- David Knopfler

I doubt whether classical education ever has been or
can be successfully carried out without corporal punishment.
- George Orwell

Homosexuality in Russia is a crime and the punishment
is seven years in prison,
locked up with the other men.
There is a three year waiting list.
- Yakov Smirnoff

Happiness is not a reward - it is a consequence.
Suffering is not a punishment - it is a result.
- Robert Green Ingersoll

Extraordinary afflictions are not always the punishment of extraordinary sins,
but sometimes the trial of extraordinary graces.
- Matthew Henry

I should not regret a fair and full trial of the entire
abolition of capital punishment.
- James Madison

If you're going to do something wrong,
do it big, because the punishment is the same either way.
- Jayne Mansfield

Was it not enough punishment and suffering in history
that we were uprooted and made helpless slaves not
only in new colonial outposts but also domestically.
- Robert Mugabe

There is no greater glory than love,
nor any great punishment than jealously.
- Lope de Vega

What grieves me most in my past offenses,
O my loving God, is not so much the punishment I have deserved,
as the displeasure I have given You,
Who are worthy of infinite love.
- Alphonsus Liguori

Rewards and punishment is the lowest form of education.
- Zhuangzi

Guilt always hurries towards its complement,
punishment; only there does its satisfaction lie.
- Lawrence Durrell

Ever since Eve started it all by offering Adam the apple,
woman's punishment has been to supply a man with food
then suffer the consequences when it disagrees with him.
- Helen Rowland

Let's not talk punishment.
- George Steinbrenner

I have also seen it stated that Capital punishment
is murder in its worst form.
I should like to know upon what principle of human
society these assertions are based and justified.
- Benjamin Tucker

To sin offers repentance and forgiveness;
not to sin offers only punishment.
- Jose Bergamin

The English sent all their bores abroad,
and acquired the Empire as a punishment.
- Edward Bond

Disgrace does not consist in the punishment,
but in the crime.
- Vittorio Alfieri

Just vengeance does not call for punishment.
- Pierre Corneille

Shame is a fitter and generally a more effectual punishment
for a child than beating.
- Samuel Richardson

What becomes a crime deserving capital punishment when
the tables are turned is a matter of small moment when
the negro woman is the accusing party.
- Ida B. Wells

That the saints may enjoy their beatitude and the grace
of God more abundantly they are permitted to see the
punishment of the damned in hell.
- Thomas Aquinas

Catholicism is not a soothing religion.
It's a painful religion.
We're all gluttons for punishment.
- Madonna Ciccone

Sleep is a reward for some, a punishment for others.
For all, it is a sanction.
- Isidore Ducasse Lautreamont

They have shrunk from inquiry, though they have strained after punishment.
I have in every shape dared the one,
that I might,
so far as lay in my power, be able to secure the other.
- Joseph Howe

Only nature knows how to justly proportion to the fault
the punishment it deserves.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

He who is in evil, is also in the punishment of evil.
- Emanuel Swedenborg

AIDS is not just God's punishment for homosexuals;
it is God's punishment for the society that tolerates homosexuals.
- Jerry Falwell

According to Islamic principles, when a man is accused of heresy,
he is given the choice between repentance and punishment.
- Naguib Mahfouz


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