Quotes by institutions
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Lyndon B. Johnson
American president 1908-173
It is the genius of our Constitution that under its shelter of enduring institutions and rooted principles there is ample room for the rich fertility of American political invention.
Antigua and Barbuda politican and labour leader 1948-
It is time for the world, the hemisphere and the region to make sure that relevant institutions of civil society and relevant laws are embedded in the mechanisms of governance.
Engels writer 1948-
It seems that the right of freedom of speech that was enshrined in numerous constitutions is now under attack by religious institutions.
Henry Ward Beecher
American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
Laws and institutions, like clocks, must occasionally be cleaned, wound up, and set to true time.
American statesman, President 1751-1836
Learned Institutions ought to be favorite objects with every free people. They throw that light over the public mind which is the best security against crafty and dangerous encroachments on the public liberty.
American lawyer and statesman 1782-1852
Let us develop the resources of our land, call forth its powers, build up its institutions, promote all its great interests, and see whether we also, in our day and generation, may not perform something worthy to be remembered.
American anthropologist and folklorist 1887-1948
No man ever looks at the world with pristine eyes. He sees it edited by a definite set of customs and institutions and ways of thinking.
Pakistani politician 1953-2007
Pakistan's future viability, stability and security lie in empowering its people and building political institutions. My goal is to prove that the fundamental battle for the hearts and minds of a generation can be accomplished only under democracy.
American president 1872-1933
Parties do not maintain themselves. They are maintained by effort. The government is not self-existent. It is maintained by the effort of those who believe in it. The people of America believe in American institutions, the American form of government and the American method of transacting business.
C. Northcote Parkinson
British naval historian and author 1909-1993
Perfection of planned layout is achieved only by institutions on the point of collapse.
C. Wright Mills
American sociologist 1916-1962
Power is not of a man. Wealth does not center in the person of the wealthy. Celebrity is not inherent in any personality. To be celebrated, to be wealthy, to have power requires access to major institutions.
Irish singer, songwriter, philanthropist, activist and businessman 1960-
Sadly, I do my homework. I've a soft spot for the boring minutiae. I read the Charter of the United Nations before meeting with Kofi Annan. I read the Meltzer report, and then I'll read C. Fred Bergsten's defense of institutions like the World Bank and the I.M.F. It's embarrassing to admit.
American activist 1941-1998
Seems to me that the institutions that function in this country are clearly racist, and that they're built upon racism.
Beth Simone Noveck
American professor 1971-
The aim of open government is to take advantage of the know-how and entrepreneurial spirit of those outside government institutions to work together with those inside government to solve problems.
C. Everett Koop
American doctor and pediatric surgeon 1916-2013
The Carnegie Foundation is well aware of the fact that their reports frequently find their way to dusty archives in academic institutions, but occasionally people pick up a segment of a report and act upon it.
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