Quotes by objections

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  • Meg Greenfield
    Meg Greenfield
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    Everybody's for democracy in principle. It's only in practice that the thing gives rise to stiff objections.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    Government is at best but an expedient; but most governments are usually, and all governments are sometimes, inexpedient. The objections which have been brought against a standing army, and they are many and weighty, and deserve to prevail, may also at last be brought against a standing government.
  • Barbara Olson
    Barbara Olson
    American lawyer 1955-2001
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    He decided to plunge on with pardons over the department's objections, or where he knew that there would be objections if he had let career prosecutors know what he was doing.
    Source: The Final Days: The Last, Desperate Abuses of Power by the Clinton White House
  • Brooks Atkinson
    Brooks Atkinson
    American theatre critic 1894-1984
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    I have no objections to churches so long as they do not interfere with God's work.
  • Albert Ellis
    Albert Ellis
    American psychologist 1913-2007
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    I wrote several articles criticizing psychoanalysis, but the analysts weren't listening to my objections. So I finally quit after practicing it for six years.
  • Carol P. Christ
    Carol P. Christ
    American feminist historian and author 1945-
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    If we do no mean that God is male when we use masculine pronouns and imagery, then why should there be any objections to using female imagery and pronouns as well?
  • Ben Shapiro
    Ben Shapiro
    American conservative political commentator and attorney 1984-
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    It was always foolhardy for Republicans and conservatives to stake their objections to Obamacare on the number of sign-ups; Social Security is going bankrupt despite 100% enrollment. The reality is that Obama was always destined to hit his required numbers because, after all, he has the power of government to compel action.
  • Adam Weishaupt
    Adam Weishaupt
    German philosopher 1748-1830
    Adam Weishaupt
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    Let this circumstance of our constitution therefore be directed to this noble purpose, and then all the objections urged against it by jealous tyranny and affrighted superstition will vanish.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
    Samuel Johnson
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    Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
  • Marshall Mcluhan
    Marshall Mcluhan
    Canadian professor and philosopher 1911-1980
    Marshall Mcluhan
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    The modern little red riding hood, reared on singing commercials, has no objections to being eaten by the wolf.
  • Barbara Demick
    Barbara Demick
    American journalist
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    The scene that has raised the most objections in 'The Interview' is at the very end, when Kim's head dissolves into flames. To me, it feels gratuitous.
  • Bob Graham
    Bob Graham
    American politician and author 1936-
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    There are some legitimate security issues, but I believe many of the objections the administration is making are not for security reasons, but to disguise mistakes that were made prior to Sept. 11.
  • Joseph De Maistre
    Joseph De Maistre
    French diplomat and philosopher 1753-1821
    Joseph De Maistre
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    There is no philosophy without the art of ignoring objections.
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