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We believe the use of force against Iraq,
especially with reference to previous resolutions of the UN Security Council,
has no grounds, including legal grounds.
- Igor Ivanov

They divided the city into three electoral wards,
and in one ward there was 70 percent of the people,
the Catholic population, and they elected eight representatives to the city council.
- John Hume

We were once friends with the whites but you nudged
us out of the way by your intrigues,
and now when we are in council you keep nudging each other.
- Black Kettle

There are big issues, like the reform of the Security Council.
These kinds of questions are something the President
of the General Assembly must keep his eye on.
- Harri Holkeri

 

Peace is not made at the council table or by treaties,
but in the hearts of men.
- Herbert Hoover

And here at our Anglican Consultative Council,
we have many reports of growth and great encouragement.
- George Carey

We urge all democratic nations and the United Nations
to answer the Iraqi Governing Council's call for support
for the people of Iraq in making the transition to democracy.
- Dick Cheney

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Upon this the Hungarian ministers resigned,
but the names submitted by the president of the council,
at the demand of the king, were not approved of for successors.
- Lajos Kossuth

The council now beginning rises in the Church like the daybreak,
a forerunner of most splendid light.
- Pope John XXIII

Now, I cannot approve anything the council has rejected,
but I can reject anything the council has approved.
- Jane Alexander

I was ordained one of the standing High Council in Zion,
under the hands of President Joseph Smith.
- Orson Pratt

There is insufficient support for the police and safety and law enforcement,
in general, in the city council.
- Steve Chabot

I am joining the government not from the academic position but from St.
Petersburg city council.
- Anatoly Chubais

Iraq has a new opportunity to comply with all these
relevant resolutions of the Security Council.
- Kofi Annan

I am on the board of corporations who contribute both
to environmental problems and their solutions.
And I am on the NGO side: the Earth Council and other organizations.
- Maurice Strong

In 1968 the Arts Council managed to get a grant from
the treasury to buy up a lot of derelict touring theatres
and put them back in the hands of the local authorities.
- Timothy West

As we take our places in the General Assembly and at the Council meetings,
let us begin all our work in the name of God,
for the solution of all our problems is a spiritual one.
- Warren R. Austin

Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing,
but by wise council keep it secret being determined
to carry it into execution.
- Chanakya

Currently, the United States provides 22 percent of the U.N.
annual budgets, over $900 million in fiscal year 2007,
and some of that funding goes to the Human Rights Council.
- Michael McCaul

There is nothing wrong with becoming more ambitious along the way,
but I think what the government has asked the council
to do is a perfectly good starting point.
- Estelle Morris

Disarming Iraq is legal under a series of U.N.
resolutions.
Iraq is in flagrant violation of U.N.
Security Council resolutions.
- Jose Maria Aznar

My personal influence in the Revolutionary Governing
Council is such that the dictatorship of the proletariat is firmly established,
since the masses are backing me.
- Bela Kun

Good council has no price.
- Giuseppe Mazzini

I pray that this council, which will probably be too late to save Iraq,
will do what it can, which will be immeasurably strong
in what it does in trying to save our democracy.
- Ed Asner

All wars are planned by old men in council rooms apart.
- Grantland Rice

It's so worth-while being a judge, because,
if I make good, I can help prove that a woman's place is as much on the bench,
in City Council, or in Congress, as in the home.
- Florence E. Allen

Additionally, any Human Rights Council reform that
allows countries with despicable human rights records to remain as members,
such as China and Saudi Arabia, is not real reform.
- Michael McCaul

Rather than hearing from the city council president,
you'd hear from sources all across the country.
- Jack Kelley

Even if I had nothing to do with the Canada Council,
I'd be praying for it.
- Karen Kain

Anybody can decide if they have got the money to fight
a case if they don't like a particular thing,
and they complain to the watch committee,
local council or whatever.
- Timothy West

I was on my own union council for twenty-odd years.
- Richard Attenborough

The failure of the United Nations - My failure is maybe,
in retrospective, that I was not enough aggressive
with the members of the Security Council.
- Boutros Boutros-Ghali

If the (British) Arts Council give you money,
they also tell you how to spend it.
- Neville Marriner

And, Mr. Speaker, if the Governor and Council don't
see fit to fall in with us,
I say let the general duty law, and all,
go to the devil, sir, and go about our business.
- Christopher Gadsden

Scholars and historians have dubbed the last 100 years the American Century,
and I think there can be little doubt that the Council
on Foreign Relations helped to make it so.
- Spencer Abraham

But I would say if the Security Council is only relevant
if it agrees with the United States,
then we have come a long way in a direction that I do not like very much.
- Hans Blix

What takes place in the Security Council more closely
resembles a mugging than either a political debate
or an effort at problem-solving.
- Jeane Kirkpatrick

It's very liberating for me to realize that I don't
have to step up to the plate with a plot that involves the U.N.
Security Council.
- Jonathan Franzen

The position the Government finds itself in is not
one of constructing a law,
but of carrying out a decision given by the Judicial
Committee of the Privy Council.
- Charles Tupper

A chief called Lawyer, because he was a great talker,
took the lead in the council, and sold nearly all the Nez Perce country.
- Chief Joseph

Together, often by unanimous vote, the council has
worked quickly to get positive results.
- Laura Miller

What we should be doing is opening up this process much more,
having a vote of the Legislature, the City Council,
the state Legislature about whether this should go forward.
- Anthony D. Weiner

I think there has to be greater heed paid by the Security
Council members to military advice.
- Alex Morrison

Another turn in my life happened when I took on the Canada Council.
- Maureen Forrester

Measures of self-government and a school council,
especially for such young children, were a great innovation.
- Dora Russell

In recent years, more and more of my time has become
absorbed by administrative work for the research council
of ETH-Z of which I am presently the president.
- Richard Ernst

I am always fighting inside the Council to get the
message across that at each competition venue,
we should send somebody to inspect and to make sure
the athletes will be looked after in a correct manner.
- Alberto Juantorena

Any Human Rights Council reform that allows countries
that sponsor terrorism to remain as members,
such as Cuba, is not real reform.
And in the past, countries such as Libya,
Iran and Syria have participated on this council.
- Michael McCaul

We've talked to the Europeans about it.
It's clear if those negotiations fail,
then we are agreed with the Europeans that the next
step is to take the matter to the U.N.
Security Council.
- Stephen Hadley

From my very first day in the Mayor's office,
I have worked closely with the Council members who
share our vision of a city hall that really protects taxpayers and cares...
yes...
about the little things that make a big difference in people's lives.
- Laura Miller

The Security Council decided to deal with Iran's nuclear intentions.
The international community will not be willing to
tolerate an Iran with a nuclear capability and an Iran
that collaborates with terrorist organizations.
- Moshe Katsav

I was scheduled to give my first official press conference that morning anyway,
'cause I was chairman of the Governors Energy Council
and I was making a press conference with regard to energy policy.
- William Scranton

We got involved in the Rwanda peace process for the
simple reason that there was a decision which was taken by the Security Council,
because the troops were in Uganda, and we decided to
have a military presence.
- Boutros Boutros-Ghali

I don't think I'll ever fully get over losing the city council seat.
I don't know how that happened.
But it was less than 1 percent out of 50,000 votes.
I'd put in six or seven years into changing L.A.
- Tom Hayden

Finally, I am encouraged to note that the Security
Council issued a statement today expressing its concern
about the massive humanitarian crisis in Darfur and
calling on all parties to the conflict to protect civilians and reach a ceasefire.
- Jan Egeland

They decided that unpaid leave could only be granted
through the decision of a council that consisted almost
entirely of scientists who couldn't understand my reasons for wanting to go so.
They said no, no unpaid.
So I immediately resigned.
- George Woodcock

Neither was there any heresy, or diversity of opinion,
or disputing about the matter, till the pope had gathered
a council to confirm this transubstantiation:
wherefore it is most likely that this opinion came
up by them of latter days.
- William Tyndale

As the proud father of two teens and past Chairman
to the Presidents Council on Physical Fitness and Sports,
I am committed to educating parents and especially
young people on ways to live a long,
healthy and active life.
- Lee Haney

The Council of Islamic Affairs is doing a great service
to the world by promoting a greater understanding in
America of the rich heritage of the Islamic peoples
and their hopes and aspirations for the future.
- Aly Khan

The United States must also continue to push the United
Nations Security Council for strong action to thwart
Iran's nuclear ambitions.
In the meantime, it is our job to take meaningful steps
to eliminate the threats posed by Iran.
- Allyson Schwartz

Resolution 1441 does not give anyone the right to an automatic use of force.
Russia believes that the Iraqi problem should be regulated by the Security Council,
which carries the main responsibility for ensuring international security.
- Igor Ivanov

I enjoyed the administrative work because it involved working with Congress,
city council, and the mayor.
I had never been a politician so it was fun -
learning political maneuvering.
- Harold H. Greene

Every man who has a calling to minister to the inhabitants
of the world was ordained to that very purpose in the
Grand Council of heaven before this world was.
I suppose I was ordained to this very office in that Grand Council.
- Joseph Smith, Jr.

The time frame is very small to disarm the militia,
to bring about a security situation in which the governing council,
the 24 Iraqis or however many others they appoint,
can govern the country.
- Richard Lugar

We need a reform of the Security Council.
It must be perceived as truly representative by all the 191 member states,
to uphold the credibility and legitimacy of the UN
as the main political arena.
- Anna Lindh

The mayor has got to work closely with a wide variety of people,
his city council, state legislature,
governor,
business community, labor community,
president and the congress in order to be able to do this.
- Marc Morial

Before Vatican II, in theology, as in other areas,
the discipline was fixed.
After the council there has been a revolution -
a chaotic revolution -
with free discussion on everything.
There is now no common theology or philosophy as there was before.
- Godfried Danneels

The United Nations remains our most important global actor.
These days we are continuously reminded of the enormous
responsibility of the Security Council to uphold international peace and stability.
- Anna Lindh

Total ghettoization, because they were in charge of public housing,
the local council, and they deliberately located people
in a ghetto situation in order to ensure that they maintained control.
- John Hume

The carrying out of the Potsdam Agreement has,
however, been obstructed by the failure of the Allied
Control Council to take the necessary steps to enable
the German economy to function as an economic unit.
- James F. Byrnes

O God and Lord, now the council condemns even Your
own act and Your own law as heresy,
since You Yourself did lay Your cause before Your Father as the just judge,
as an example for us, whenever we are sorely oppressed.
- Jan Hus


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