Quotes by institutions

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  • Lyndon B. Johnson
    Lyndon B. Johnson
    American president 1908-173
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    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.
  • Baldwin Spencer
    Baldwin Spencer
    Antigua and Barbuda politican and labour leader 1948-
    Baldwin Spencer
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    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.
  • Salman Rushdie
    Salman Rushdie
    Engels writer 1948-
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    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
    Henry Ward Beecher
    American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
    Henry Ward Beecher
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    Laws and institutions, like clocks, must occasionally be cleaned, wound up, and set to true time.
  • James Madison
    James Madison
    American statesman, President 1751-1836
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    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.
  • Daniel Webster
    Daniel Webster
    American lawyer and statesman 1782-1852
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    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.
  • Ruth Benedict
    Ruth Benedict
    American anthropologist and folklorist 1887-1948
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    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.
  • Benazir Bhutto
    Benazir Bhutto
    Pakistani politician 1953-2007
    Benazir Bhutto
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    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.
  • Calvin Coolidge
    Calvin Coolidge
    American president 1872-1933
    Calvin Coolidge
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    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
    C. Northcote Parkinson
    British naval historian and author 1909-1993
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    Perfection of planned layout is achieved only by institutions on the point of collapse.
  • C. Wright Mills
    C. Wright Mills
    American sociologist 1916-1962
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    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.
  • Bono
    Bono
    Irish singer, songwriter, philanthropist, activist and businessman 1960-
    Bono
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    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.
  • Stokely Carmichael
    Stokely Carmichael
    American activist 1941-1998
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    Seems to me that the institutions that function in this country are clearly racist, and that they're built upon racism.
  • Beth Simone Noveck
    Beth Simone Noveck
    American professor 1971-
    Beth Simone Noveck
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    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
    C. Everett Koop
    American doctor and pediatric surgeon 1916-2013
    C. Everett Koop
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    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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