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  • Ann Coulter
    Ann Coulter
    American far-right media pundit and author 1961-
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    Democrats always assure us that deterrence will work, but when the time comes to deter, they're against it.
  • Col. Harland Sanders
    Col. Harland Sanders
    American businessman, founder Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) 1890-1980
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    I made a resolve then that I was going to amount to something if I could. And no hours, nor amount of labor, nor amount of money would deter me from giving the best that there was in me. And I have done that ever since, and I win by it. I know.
  • Cass Sunstein
    Cass Sunstein
    American legal scholar 1954-
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    If a company has acted badly, people want to punish it - not in order to deter future misconduct, but simply because they're outraged. And the more outraged they are, the more punishment they want to inflict.
  • Carrie P. Meek
    Carrie P. Meek
    American politician 1926-
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    Let's stop pretending we can arrest our way to safety and security. Despite all the fine work that policemen and women do, we have got to find other solutions to deter crime.
  • Bernard Levin
    Bernard Levin
    English journalist, author and broadcaster 1928-2004
    Bernard Levin
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    No amount of manifest absurdity... could deter those who wanted to believe from believing.
  • Barbara Deming
    Barbara Deming
    American feminist and advocate
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    Of course it can be said of jails, too, that they try - by punishing the troublesome - to deter others. No doubt, in certain instances this deterrence actually works. But generally speaking it fails conspicuously.
  • John Foster Dulles
    John Foster Dulles
    American diplomat 1888-1959
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    Our capacity to retaliate must be, and is, massive in order to deter all forms of aggression.
  • Bob Filner
    Bob Filner
    American politician 1942-
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    Our policy for the last many years has been to deter the Chinese government in Beijing from ever coming into the position where they thought they had enough leverage over the U.S. to cross the Straits of Taiwan.
  • Really, of all the important mission responsibilities assigned to United States Strategic Command by the president, none is more important than our responsibility to deter a strategic attack on the United States and our allies and partners.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
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    The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just.
  • We can't deter people fleeing for their lives. They will come. The choice we have is how well we manage their arrival, and how humanely.
    Source: Europe's Response to Mediterranean Crisis is 'Lagging Far Behind.' (2015)
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
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    While the evidence tells me that the death penalty does little to deter crime, I believe there are some crimes- mass murder, the rape and murder of a child- so heinous, so beyond the pale, that the community is justified in expressing the full measure of its outrage by meting out the ultimate punishment.
    Source: The Audacity of Hope (2006)
  • Bobby Scott
    Bobby Scott
    American politician 1947-
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    While there are many obstacles that deter students from going to college, finances by no means should be the deciding factor.
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