Quotes by police

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  • Karl Marx
    Karl Marx
    German economist and statephilospher 1818-1883
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    Civil servants and priests, soldiers and ballet-dancers, schoolmasters and police constables, Greek museums and Gothic steeples, civil list and services list - the common seed within which all these fabulous beings slumber in embryo is taxation.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    Every kind of peaceful cooperation among men is primarily based on mutual trust and only secondarily on institutions such as courts of justice and police.
  • Bill Dedman
    Bill Dedman
    American journalist 1960-
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    A 'Globe' examination found that Boston police officers exercise broad discretion when deciding whether to issue a ticket.
  • William S. Burroughs
    William S. Burroughs
    American writer and artist 1914-1997
    William S. Burroughs
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    A functioning police state needs no police.
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
    G. C. Lichtenberg
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    A good metaphor is something even the police should keep an eye on.
  • William Somerset Maugham
    William Somerset Maugham
    English writer 1874-1965
    William Somerset Maugham
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    A man who is a politician at forty is a statesman at three score and ten. It is at this age, when he would be too old to be a clerk or a gardener or a police-court magistrate, that he is ripe to govern a country.
  • Bertolt Brecht
    Bertolt Brecht
    German - Austrian writer 1898-1956
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    A man who sees another man on the street corner with only a stump for an arm will be so shocked the first time he'll give him sixpence. But the second time it'll only be a three penny bit. And if he sees him a third time, he'll have him cold-bloodedly handed over to the police.
  • John F. Kennedy
    John F. Kennedy
    American politician 1917-1963
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    A police state finds that it cannot command the grain to grow.
  • Brin-Jonathan Butler
    Brin-Jonathan Butler
    American journalist and filmmaker
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    A profoundly disturbing thing you discover very quickly traveling in Cuba is that the most dangerous person for Cubans isn't the police or even the secret police; it's their neighbor. Anyone can report you for anything 'outside' the revolution - even if you haven't done it yet.
  • William S. Burroughs
    William S. Burroughs
    American writer and artist 1914-1997
    William S. Burroughs
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    After a shooting spree, they always want to take the guns away from the people who didn't do it. I sure as hell wouldn't want to live in a society where the only people allowed guns are the police and the military.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    Anarchism is a game at which the police can beat you.
  • Anthony Kennedy
    Anthony Kennedy
    American lawyer and jurist 1936-
    Anthony Kennedy
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    Asking questions is an essential part of police investigation. In the ordinary sense a police officer is free to ask a person for identification without implicating the Fourth Amendment.
  • Bobby Hull
    Bobby Hull
    Canadian ice hockey player 1939-
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    First and foremost it's important that we're able to put something back in the game, which we have always done. We're doing this to help needy charities along with the police forces in different towns and cities.
  • Beeban Kidron
    Beeban Kidron
    British filmmaker 1961-
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    For most women, Greenham was a place of principle, growth and song. Often joyful, sometimes terrifying, and almost always cold. As it got harder, with constant evictions and mounting violence from a frustrated and humiliated police force, the women got more determined. It was a community with a shared purpose - to live in peace.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
    Camille Paglia
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    Greek pederasty honored the erotic magnetism of male adolescence in a way that today brings police to the door. Children are more conscious and perverse than parents like to think.
    Source: Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson (1990)
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