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James McHenry Quotes and Sayings

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Public utility pleads most forcibly for the general
distribution of the Holy Scriptures.
- James McHenry

In vain, without the Bible, we increase penal laws
and draw entrenchments around our institutions.
- James McHenry

Bibles are strong entrenchments.
Where they abound, men cannot pursue wicked courses,
and at the same time enjoy quiet conscience.
- James McHenry

God is, even though the whole world deny him.
Truth stands, even if there be no public support.
It is self-sustained.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

 

Myths are public dreams, dreams are private myths.
- Joseph Campbell

Truth stands, even if there be no public support.
It is self-sustained.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

No one ever found wisdom without also being a fool.
Writers, alas, have to be fools in public,
while the rest of the human race can cover its tracks.
- Erica Jong

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Imagine for yourself a character,
a model personality whose example you determine to follow,
in private as well as in public.
- Epictetus

For me every ruler is alien that defies public opinion.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

What the public expects and what is healthy for an
individual are two very different things.
- Esther Williams

Baseball is a public trust.
Players turn over, owners turn over and certain commissioners turn over.
But baseball goes on.
- Peter Ueberroth

Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning
the instrument as one goes on.
- Samuel Butler

The history of modern art is also the history of the
progressive loss of art's audience.
Art has increasingly become the concern of the artist
and the bafflement of the public.
- Paul Gauguin

The doctor has been taught to be interested not in health but in disease.
What the public is taught is that health is the cure for disease.
- Ashley Montagu

Expressing anger is a form of public littering.
- Willard Gaylin

Nobody ever went broke underestimating the taste of the American public.
- H. L. Mencken

All the president is, is a glorified public relations
man who spends his time flattering,
kissing, and kicking people to get them to do what
they are supposed to do anyway.
- Harry S. Truman

And I believe that the best buy in public health today
must be a combination of regular physical exercise and a healthy diet.
- Julie Bishop

No greater nor more affectionate honor can be conferred
on an American than to have a public school named after him.
- Herbert Hoover

What's sort of interesting about the whole public relations
disaster that is the Net,
in some ways, is that the fundamentals are really good.
- Meg Whitman

We never really grow up, we only learn how to act in public.
- Bryan White

The great secret of doctors, known only to their wives,
but still hidden from the public, is that most things
get better by themselves;
most things,
in fact, are better in the morning.
- Lewis Thomas

Your every voter, as surely as your chief magistrate,
exercises a public trust.
- Grover Cleveland

Congress will pass a law restricting public comment
on the Internet to individuals who have spent a minimum
of one hour actually accomplishing a specific task while on line.
- Andy Grove

Why are ecologists and environmentalists so feared
and hated? This is because in part what they have to
say is new to the general public,
and the new is always alarming.
- Garrett Hardin

I am not bound for any public place,
but for ground of my own where I have planted vines and orchard trees,
and in the heat of the day climbed up into the healing shadow of the woods.
- Wendell Berry

Environmental concern is now firmly embedded in public life:
in education,
medicine and law; in journalism, literature and art.
- Barry Commoner

Public misbehavior by the famous is a powerful teaching tool.
- Bill O'Reilly

For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations,
for Nature cannot be fooled.
- Richard P. Feynman

There is no such thing as public opinion.
There is only published opinion.
- Winston Churchill

Like religion, politics, and family planning,
cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public.
It's too controversial.
- Erma Bombeck

The Supreme Court's only armor is the cloak of public trust;
its sole ammunition,
the collective hopes of our society.
- Irving R. Kaufman

Politics: A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles.
The conduct of public affairs for private advantage.
- Ambrose Bierce

And this, our life, exempt from public haunt,
finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks,
sermons in stones, and good in everything.
- William Shakespeare

The human brain starts working the moment you are born
and never stops until you stand up to speak in public.
- George Jessel

Money is power, and in that government which pays all
the public officers of the states will all political
power be substantially concentrated.
- Andrew Jackson

The thing I enjoyed most were visits from children.
They did not want public office.
- Herbert Hoover

I think journalism is a great way to do public service,
to have an impact on your community.
- Bob Schieffer

I just don't believe in the basic concept that someone
should make their whole career in public service.
- Dan Quayle

In the midst of fighting there is no place for public debate.
- Yitzhak Rabin

In cities like Athens, poor houses lined narrow and
tortuous streets in spite of luxurious public buildings.
- Stephen Gardiner

The American Republic will endure until the day Congress
discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money.
- Alexis de Tocqueville

Saddam Hussein's trial would not be public since he
could name countries and persons whom he gave money.
- Iyad Allawi

The public is usually slow to catch on to new things,
and it's important that musicians stick to their guns
and not look for that instant gratification.
- Greg Ginn

I got married, other people went off.
We had sort of another public-we were our entire readership for many years,
and we were very excited by each other.
- Kenneth Koch

Without public pressure from caring people,
our lawsuits will not be enough to stop this widespread abuse.
- Morris Dees

Public emergencies may require the hand of severity
to fall heavily on those who are not personally guilty,
but compassion prompts, and ever urges to milder methods.
- Mercy Otis Warren

I'm massively talented, and very, very beautiful in person;
the public don't really realise that.
- Julie Walters

Both my husband and I give a lot of ourselves in what
we do because that is our public lives;
but in my private life,
I have an intrinsic right to be left alone.
- Ashley Judd

Deep Throat did serve the public interest by providing
the guidance and information to us.
- Bob Woodward

Public education is an investment in our future.
- Matt Blunt

The trouble with the public is that there is too much of it;
what we need in public is less quantity and more quality.
- Don Marquis

I maintain the rather old-fashioned view that this
is my work and it's in the public arena,
but that doesn't entitle everyone to know what happened
at home before coming here.
- Francesca Annis

The public doesn't want new music.
- Arthur Honegger

The office of the public teacher is an unenviable and thankless one.
- Felix Adler

There's the private persona and the public persona
and the two shall never meet.
- Liev Schreiber

NARA must provide security at our facilities to protect our public patrons,
our staff, and our holdings.
- Allen Weinstein

You've got to change with the public's taste.
- Nat King Cole

It is impossible to have a public trial if you can't
guarantee the safety of witnesses,
judges or defense counsel.
- Richard Goldstone

The image that the public gets is whatever they perceive it to be.
Everybody has an opinion, everybody has their own vision,
so I don't know what my public image is.
I have no idea.
- Lenny Kravitz

Being Poet Laureate made me realize I was capable of a larger voice.
There is a more public utterance I can make as a poet.
- Rita Dove

The infrastructure for linking environmental health
and public health is not working as well as it should.
- Samuel Wilson

The public don't know what they want;
it's my job to tell them.
- Alec Issigonis

My ranch William S. Hart Park is for the benefit of
the American Public of every race and creed.
- William S. Hart

The public is entitled to know whether or not I am
married to Jack The Ripper.
- Geraldine Ferraro

The heightened public clamor resulting from radio and
television coverage will inevitably result in prejudice.
Trial by television is, therefore, foreign to our system.
- Tom C. Clark

For almost seventy years the life insurance industry
has been a smug sacred cow feeding the public a steady line of sacred bull.
- Ralph Nader

I like to hide behind the characters I play.
Despite the public perception, I am a very private
person who has a hard time with the fame thing.
- Angelina Jolie

The part of my writing I find the most rewarding is
when people write to me or speak to me in public to
tell me how his or her life has been changed by my books.
- Sidney Sheldon

Finally I almost dropped gymnastics because I couldn't live without create,
and you know, and then, all public in the world start to say,
we don't want to see gymnastics without OLGA.
- Olga Korbut

It is inaccurate to say that I hate everything.
I am strongly in favor of common sense,
common honesty, and common decency.
This makes me forever ineligible for public office.
- H. L. Mencken


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