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Roger Q. Mills Quotes and Sayings

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Prohibition was introduced as a fraud;
it has been nursed as a fraud.
- Roger Q. Mills

Once, during Prohibition, I was forced to live for
days on nothing but food and water.
- W. C. Fields

There are criminals who are drug users,
but most addicts are criminals only by virtue of prohibition
or from resorting to crime to pay inflated black market prices.
- Danny Sugerman

I knew that the Hague Convention prohibited the use of poison in war.
I didn't know the details of the terms of the Convention,
but I did know of that prohibition.
- Otto Hahn

 

Prohibition makes you want to cry into your beer and
denies you the beer to cry into.
- Don Marquis

If you should see any Indians you will oblige me by
repeating this prohibition to them.
- Benjamin Hawkins

Liquor prohibition led to the rise of organized crime in America,
and drug prohibition has led to the rise of the gang problems we have now.
- Drew Carey

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Regardless of what one's attitude towards prohibition may be,
temperance is something against which,
at a time of war, no reasonable protest can be made.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King

For every prohibition you create you also create an underground.
- Jello Biafra

Prohibition has made nothing but trouble.
- Al Capone

We find many things to which the prohibition of them
constitutes the only temptation.
- William Hazlitt

The current prohibition laws are forcing drug disputes
to be played out with guns in our streets.
We need to put a stop to this criminal drug element in our country.
- Gary Johnson

But the worst handicap we had the prohibition of naming
individual units who had done the fighting.
- Philip Gibbs

Prohibition is better than no liquor at all.
- Will Rogers

We have seen the evil of the manufacture and sale of
intoxicating liquors in our midst;
let us try prohibition and see what this will do for us.
- Thomas Jordan Jarvis

Just as the process of repealing national alcohol prohibition
began with individual states repealing their own prohibition laws,
so individual states must now take the initiative with
respect to repealing marijuana prohibition laws.
- George Soros

It is not classified as a pagan religion.
The so-called New Age activities and this are not called
religions and therefore don't come under the prohibition
of mingling church and state that we have in this country.
- Dixie Lee Ray

Even if one takes every reefer madness allegation of
the prohibitionists at face value,
marijuana prohibition has done far more harm to far
more people than marijuana ever could.
- William F. Buckley, Jr.

Instead of giving money to found colleges to promote learning,
why don't they pass a constitutional amendment prohibiting
anybody from learning anything? If it works as good
as the Prohibition one did,
why, in five years we would have the smartest race of people on earth.
- Will Rogers

In early January I introduced my legislation,
which, besides prohibiting Federal funding of human cloning,
also expresses the sense of Congress that foreign nations
should establish total prohibition on human cloning as well.
- Cliff Stearns

Why don't they pass a constitutional amendment prohibiting
anybody from learning anything? If it works as well as prohibition did,
in five years Americans would be the smartest race of people on Earth.
- Will Rogers

Drug prohibition has caused gang warfare and other
violent crimes by raising the prices of drugs so much
that vicious criminals enter the market to make astronomical profits,
and addicts rob and steal to get money to pay the inflated prices for their drugs.
- Michael Badnarik

Through humor, you can soften some
of the worst blows that life delivers.
And once you find laughter,
no matter how painful your situation might be,
you can survive it.
- Bill Cosby

Once you know yourself as a genuine seeker,
and when your own inner chamber is quite enlightened,
then comes the natural unfoldment of pure love and compassion
and a genuine desire to serve others.
- Rod Stryker PHOTO

The simplest questions are the most profound.
Where were you born?
Where is your home?
Where are you going?
What are you doing?
Think about these once in a while
and watch your answers change.
- Richard Bach PHOTO

You only live once -
but if you work it right, once is enough.
- Joe E. Lewis

You need to make a commitment,
and once you make it,
then life will give you some answers.
- Les Brown

Once you say you're going to settle for second,
that's what happens to you in life.
- John F. Kennedy

What is once well done is done forever.
- Henry David Thoreau

Once we accept our limits, we can go beyond them.
- Albert Einstein

You only live once, and once is enough
if you play your cards right.
- the movie Interiors (1978)

A somebody was once a nobody who wanted to and did.
- John Burroughs

What we have once enjoyed we can never lose.
All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.
- Helen Keller

We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe,
nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws,
but the smallest insect, we wish
to be created at once by special act.
- Charles Darwin

Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The journey between what you once were
and who you are now becoming
is where the dance of Life really takes place.
- Barbara De Angelis

Shake structures.
School yourself.
Look twice at a thing,
once upside down.
Answer yourself clearly.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Cowards die many times before their deaths;
The valiant never taste of death but once.
- William Shakespeare

All this worldly wisdom was once
the unamiable heresy of some wise man.
- Henry David Thoreau

Once you label me, you negate me.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Once made equal to man, woman becomes his superior.
- Socrates

How could youths better learn to live
than by at once trying the experiment of living?
- Henry David Thoreau

If you once forfeit the confidence of your fellow citizens,
you can never regain their respect and esteem.
It is true that you may fool all of the people some of the time;
you can even fool some of the people all of the time;
but you can't fool all of the people all of the time.
- Abraham Lincoln

I expect to pass through this world but once.
Any good therefore that I can do,
or any kindness that I can show to my fellow-creature,
let me do it now.
Let me not defer or neglect it,
for I shall not pass this way again.
- William Penn

Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions.
All life is an experiment.
The more experiments you make the better.
What if they are a little coarse,
and you may get your coat soiled or torn?
What if you do fail, and get fairly rolled
in the dirt once or twice.
Up again, you shall never be so afraid of a tumble.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The world moves, and ideas that were
once good are not always good.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

The whole world is a cyclone.
But once you have found the center, the cyclone disappears.
This nothingness is the ultimate peak of consciousness.
- Osho

If you plan for a year, plant a seed.
If for ten years, plant a tree.
If for a hundred years, teach the people.
When you sow a seed once, you will reap a single harvest.
When you teach the people, you will reap a hundred harvests.
- Kuan Chung

Count your blessings. Once you realize
how valuable you are and how much you have going for you,
the smiles will return, the sun will break out,
the music will play, and you will finally
be able to move forward the life that God intended
for you with grace, strength, courage, and confidence.
- Og Mandino

Sister is probably the most competitive
relationship within the family,
but once the sisters are grown,
it becomes the strongest relationship.
- Margaret Mead

I would rather try to persuade a man to go along,
because once I have persuaded him, he will stick.
If I scare him, he will stay just as long
as he is scared, and then he is gone.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea,
never regains its original dimensions.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

If you have an important point to make,
don't try to be subtle or clever. Use a pile driver.
Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again.
Then hit it a third time - a tremendous whack.
- Winston Churchill

Once we doubt ourselves, success slips beyond our grasp.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It was high counsel that I once heard given to a young person,
"Always do what you are afraid to do."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If we want to direct our lives,
we must take control of our consistent actions.
It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives,
but what we do consistently.
- Anthony Robbins

We come this way but once.
We can either tiptoe through life
and hope we get to death without being badly bruised
or we can live a full, complete life achieving
our goals and realizing our wildest dreams.
- Bob Proctor

Failure does not exist.
Failure is simply someone else's opinion of how
a certain act should have been completed.
Once you believe that no act must be performed
in any specific other-directed way,
then failing becomes impossible.
- Wayne Dyer

Winning is not a sometime thing; it's an all time thing.
You don't win once in a while,
you don't do things right once in a while,
you do them right all the time.
Winning is habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.
- Vince Lombardi

You only meet your once in a lifetime friend ...
once in a lifetime.
- Little Rascals

Where there is an observatory and a telescope,
we expect that any eyes will see new worlds at once.
- Henry David Thoreau

Everyone is a genius at least once a year;
a real genius has his original ideas closer together.
- Georg Lichtenberg

When someone you love dies,
you don't lose them all at once.
You lose them in pieces over time
- the movie Simon Birch

Once you respect yourself, there is no longer
any reason to disrespect anyone else.
Once you are confident of your own worthiness,
the worthiness of others ceases to be an issue.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Once you have mastered time,
you will understand how true it is that
most people overestimate what
they can accomplish in a year -
and underestimate what
they can achieve in a decade!
- Tony Robbins

The best way to remember your wife's birthday is to forget it once.
- E. Joseph Cossman

One cannot have wisdom without perspective,
but once gaining perspective, one attains wisdom.
Wisdom is the ability to view every situation
as each person who is in any way affected
by that situation might view it.
Wisdom benefits from having a knowledge of history,
and therefore a historical perspective,
as well from as having the perspective of imagination -
the realm of the what-might-be
inhabited by futurists and science-fiction writers.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Keep close to Nature's heart...
and break clear away, once in awhile,
and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods.
Wash your spirit clean.
- John Muir

For those who do not think,
it is best at least to rearrange
their prejudices once in a while.
- Luther Burbank

Drop guilt! - because to be guilty is to live in hell.
Not being guilty, you will have the freshness
of dewdrops in the early morning sun,
you will have the freshness of lotus petals in the lake,
you will have the freshness of the stars in the night.
Once guilt disappears you will have
a totally different kind of life, luminous and radiant.
You will have a dance to your feet
and your heart will be singing a thousand and one songs.
- Osho

I once had a rose named after me
and I was very flattered.
But I was not pleased to read
the description in the catalogue:
no good in a bed, but fine up against a wall.
- Eleanor Roosevelt


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