Quotes by legislation
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American politician 1961-
A good compromise, a good piece of legislation, is like a good sentence; or a good piece of music. Everybody can recognize it. They say, 'Huh. It works. It makes sense.
American politician and member 1948-
After the Democrats shoved the 2700 pages of ObamaCare down our throats - and we did find out how expensive, controlling, and coercive the legislation was - a majority of Americans wanted the Supreme Court to toss it aside as unconstitutional.
American businessman and politician 1958-
Although Senate Bill 1556 has received attention for its perceived focus, my job is to look at the actual substance of the legislation.
Awareness has changed so that every act for children, every piece of legislation recognizes that children are part of families and that it is within families that children grow and thrive or don't.
Congress and the White House are working out their scheme for pushing through a healthcare 'reform' bill that has more pages than the U.S. Constitution has words. I guarantee you that not a single member of the House or Senate has a complete understanding of that legislation any more than they understood all the implications of the USA PATRIOT Act back in 2001.
English historian, columnist for The Illustrated London News and man 1899-1985
Even in November 1938, after five years of anti-Semitic legislation and persecution, they still owned, according to the Times correspondent in Berlin, something like a third of the real property in the Reich.
English journalist, author, and broadcaster 1975-
Feminism means something - legislation, cultural change - but 'Girl Power' meant nothing more than being friends with your friends.
Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862
For eighteen hundred years, though perchance I have no right to say it, the New Testament has been written; yet where is the legislator who has wisdom and practical talent enough to avail himself of the light which it sheds on the science of legislation?
American nonprofit executive 1942-
For example, UNICEF works with governments to change legislation such as in India where a law was passed raising the age of compulsory school completion to keep children in school and away from the workplace for longer.
American politician 1940-
For many of those who had historically supported welfare programs in the broadest sense, it was perfectly reasonable to enact legislation in which poor people were the objects of efforts to assist them.
George F. Will
American columnist 1941-
I say statecraft is soulcraft. Just as all education is moral education because learning conditions conduct, most legislation is moral legislations because it conditions the action and the thought of the nation in broad and important spheres in life.
American president (7th) 1767-1845
If the Union is once severed, the line of separation will grow wider and wider, and the controversies which are now debated and settled in the halls of legislation will then be tried in fields of battle and determined by the sword.
American physician, research scientist, and author 1869-1970
Illinois then had no legislation providing compensation for accident or disease caused by occupation.
American economist 1912-
Inflation is one form of taxation that can be imposed without legislation.
It's obvious throughout secular and church history that significant legislation follows only after dramatic action.
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