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Without amendments we would never even have had the Bill of Rights. ...
by Adrian Cronauer

Without amendments we would never even have had the Bill of Rights.
- Adrian Cronauer

Our nation is built on the bedrock principle that governments
derive their just powers from the consent of the governed.
- Adrian Cronauer

Worrying that banning flag desecration would inhibit
free speech reveals a misunderstanding of the flag's fundamental nature.
- Adrian Cronauer

The concept that you cannot own the airwaves has caused far more harm than good.
- Adrian Cronauer

 

Our flag is not just one of many political points of view.
Rather, the flag is a symbol of our national unity.
- Adrian Cronauer

It is the will of the American people that we have
a right to protect our flag and this can only be accomplished
by passing a Constitutional amendment.
- Adrian Cronauer

Martin Luther King, Jr. didn't carry just a piece of
cloth to symbolize his belief in racial equality;
he carried the American flag.
- Adrian Cronauer

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Giving people what they want isn't just good radio;
it's also the right way to run a country.
- Adrian Cronauer

The electronic spectrum is the only natural resource
in which there's no such thing as private property rights.
You can't own a piece of the spectrum.
- Adrian Cronauer

One of the things I learned in law school is that there's
nothing wrong or undesirable or dishonorable or destructive
about amending the Constitution.
- Adrian Cronauer

I was faced more with apathy than opposition.
- Adrian Cronauer

The American flag represents all of us and all the values we hold sacred.
- Adrian Cronauer

A corollary is that, when laws are out of touch with the people,
those laws can and should be changed -
from the most simple local regulations to the highest law of the land,
our federal Constitution.
- Adrian Cronauer

It's not written in the Constitution or anything else....
Congress, just out of the clear blue sky,
said the airwaves belong to the people,
which means, in essence, that it belongs to Congress.
- Adrian Cronauer

I believe if we introduced the Lord's Prayer here,
senators would propose a large number of amendments to it.
- Henry Wilson

I believe that nothing enjoys a higher estate in our
society than the right given by the First and Fourteenth
Amendments freely to practice and proclaim one's religious convictions.
- Frank Murphy

Let me say this, to all of the chattering class that
so much focuses on those little tiny,
yes, porky amendments - the American people really don't care.
- Charles Schumer

Segregation was a burden for many blacks,
because the end of the civil war and the amendments
added to the constitution elevated expectations beyond
reality in some respects.
- Ed Smith

The current total of countries in the world with First Amendments is one.
You have guaranteed freedom of speech.
Other countries don't have that.
- Neil Gaiman

We didn't pass any constitutional amendments that affected
the executive branch while I was governor.
- John Engler

The right wing always mobilizes around constitutional amendments:
the right to bear arms,
school prayer.
- Al Sharpton

I'm always a little cautious, there's a few amendments
that are out there that I think could do some damage,
so I've been more concerned about over regulating,
going too far.
- Don Nickles

Just last week, I was successful in passing two bi-partisan
amendments through the House of Representatives that
aim to address the even larger problem of cracking
down on countries who export the materials to create
meth into the United States.
- Mark Kennedy

Today's Constitution is a realistic document of freedom
only because of several corrective amendments.
Those amendments speak to a sense of decency and fairness
that I and other Blacks cherish.
- Thurgood Marshall

I'm tired of being considered some kind of criminal
or dangerous throwback for no other reason than that I value,
exercise, and defend my rights under the first ten
Amendments to the United States Constitution.
- L. Neil Smith

Several amendments should be made to the primary and
general election laws to improve them,
but such changes must in no way interfere with a full
and free expression of the people's choice in naming
the candidates to be voted on at general elections.
- Arthur Capper

This has not been a legislative process worthy of the Senate.
Members of the Judiciary Committee, as I just said,
were implored to save their amendments for the floor.
Then, when we got here, we were told no amendments could be accepted.
- Russ Feingold

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

You are never too old to set another goal
or to dream a new dream.
- C. S. Lewis

Hate is never conquered by hate,
Hate is only conquered by love.
- The Buddha

One can never consent to creep when one feels the impulse to soar.
- Helen Keller

Choose Inner Peace.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace.
Take action as circumstances require,
but never surrender your inner peace.
Stop. Breathe deeply.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply again.
Then, and only then, take action -
from a peaceful heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

There are two kinds of failures:
those who thought and never did,
and those who did and never thought.
- Laurence J. Peter

You cannot do a kindness too soon,
for you never know how soon it will be too late.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more.
If you concentrate on what you don't have,
you will never, ever have enough.
- Oprah Winfrey

Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world.
For, indeed, that's all who ever have.
- Margaret Mead

Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.
You never know what you're gonna get.
- the movie Forrest Gump

Our greatest glory is not in never falling,
but in rising every time we fall.
- Confucius

Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle,
and the life of the candle will not be shortened.
Happiness never decreases by being shared.
- The Buddha

I've learned that people will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.
- Babe Ruth

If you love something, set it free;
if it comes back it's yours,
if it doesn't, it never was.
- Richard Bach

You never really understand a person
until you consider things from his point of view.
- Harper Lee

Our Joy comes from living our own lives simply -
never from demanding that others live simply -
or from ever making any demands whatsoever upon others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Never interrupt someone doing what you said couldn't be done.
- Amelia Earhart

There are only two or three human stories,
and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely
as if they had never happened before.
- Willa Cather

You are important. You are the star -
the only star - of your own life show.
Everyone else is a bit player in the great drama of your life.
Be of service to humanity, but never be anyone's doormat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You are Never Too Old to Give or Get Gold Stars.
Show Your Honest Appreciation - Today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Two things a man should never be angry at:
what he can help,
and what he cannot help.
- Thomas Fuller

Stay Happy, never let anyone get your goat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I never accepted the idea
that I had to be guided by
some pattern or blueprint.
- Little Richard

It's never too late -
never too late to start over,
never too late to be happy.
- Jane Fonda

Never give up on the most important goals in your life.
Never give up on your life purpose.
Never give up on your core values.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You may be always victorious if
you will never enter into any contest
where the issue does not wholly depend upon yourself.
- Epictetus

Unless you try to do something
beyond what you have already mastered,
you will never grow.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is better to learn late than never.
- Publilius Syrus

The sum of wisdom is that
time is never lost that is devoted to work.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Who never walks save where he sees
men's tracks, makes no discoveries.
- J. G. Holland

Humanitarianism consists in never sacrificing
a human being to a purpose.
- Albert Schweitzer

A good question is never answered.
It is not a bolt to be tightened into place
but a seed to be planted and to bear more seed
toward the hope of greening the landscape of idea.
- John Ciardi

Never bend your head. Always hold it high.
Look the world straight in the eye.
- Helen Keller

We never repent of having eaten too little.
- Thomas Jefferson

Where are you going? Where does your path lead?
You can never know the future, yet wandering aimlessly
is unlikely to be the source of a fulfilling life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Never "for the sake of peace and quiet"
deny your own experience or convictions.
- Dag Hammarskjold

We know nothing at all.
All our knowledge is but the knowledge of schoolchildren.
The real nature of things we shall never know.
- Albert Einstein

Truth never damages a cause that is just.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Never stop dreaming.
- Anonymous

Never do things others can do and will do
if there are things others cannot do or will not do.
- Amelia Earhart

Happiness never decreases by being shared.
- The Buddha

You should never be content with so little,
when you can reach out for something big.
- Charles L. Allen
(This quote is about making a big difference
in the world - not about greed)


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