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Institution Quotes

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Marriage is a wonderful institution,
but who wants to live in an institution?
- Groucho Marx

Related topics: Marriage

Protecting the institution of marriage safeguards,
I believe, the American family.
- John Boehner

Marriage is a great institution, but I'm not ready for an institution.
- Mae West

Marriage is a wonderful institution,
but who would want to live in an institution?
- H. L. Mencken

 

He who rejects change is the architect of decay.
The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery.
- Harold Wilson

The only rock I know that stays steady,
the only institution I know that works,
is the family.
- Lee Iacocca

Marriage is a fine institution -
but I'm not ready for an institution yet.
- Mae West

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Modern medicine is a negation of health.
It isn't organized to serve human health,
but only itself, as an institution.
It makes more people sick than it heals.
- Ivan Illich

I find the family the most mysterious and fascinating
institution in the world.
- Amos Oz

The institution of chivalry forms one of the most remarkable
features in the history of the Middle Ages.
- Horatio Alger

The hospitality of the wigwam is only limited by the institution of war.
- Charles Eastman

The question of the family now divides our society
so deeply that the opposing sides cannot even agree
on a definition of the institution they are arguing about.
- Christopher Lasch

As far as the targets hit by the Islamic attackers,
I do not consider the WTC a U.S.
institution, but the headquarters of most that's wrong
with our present masters.
- Tom Metzger

I had to get rid of any idea of hell or any idea of the afterlife.
That's what held me, kept me down.
So now I just have nothing but contempt for the institution of the church.
- Frank McCourt

The only reason of the institution of civil government;
and the only rational ground of submission to it,
is the common safety and utility.
- Jonathan Mayhew

A declining institution often experiences survival of the unfittest.
- John McCarthy

Marriage is a core institution of societies throughout
the world and throughout history.
It's something that has provided permanence and stability
for our very social structure.
- David Vitter

Marriage is an institution fits in perfect harmony with the laws of nature;
whereas systems of slavery and segregation were designed
to brutally oppress people and thereby violated the laws of nature.
- Jack Kingston

I think it'd be useful for parents to know kind of
what is the culture of an institution.
- Margaret Spellings

Libraries are the one American institution you shouldn't rip off.
- Barbara Kingsolver

I'm forming a charitable institution for education.
- Amar Bose

And one cannot discharge the duty of loyalty without
the patient and an open minded study of the institution
that marked the country and defined its character.
- Bainbridge Colby

Marriage is an institution and that's where a couple finish up.
- Les Dawson

Diversity has been written into the DNA of American life;
any institution that lacks a rainbow array has come to seem diminished,
if not diseased.
- Joe Klein

Here is also to be noted, that the cause of the institution was to be a memorial,
to testify that Christ's body was given,
and his blood shed for us.
- William Tyndale

The authority of any governing institution must stop at its citizen's skin.
- Gloria Steinem

Oprah is more than an institution.
Oprah is a very special star in the firmament.
I can't imagine a greater success than she's enjoyed.
- Phil Donahue

Any place that anyone can learn something useful from
someone with experience is an educational institution.
- Al Capp

Right knows no boundaries, and justice no frontiers;
the brotherhood of man is not a domestic institution.
- Learned Hand

Not all intelligence can be artificial now,
so if we make a mistake, the consequences are no longer
simply located within an institution or a national culture.
- William Irwin Thompson

You could mention my name in any hallway in any academic
institution and you would have people foaming at the mouth.
- David Horowitz

Racial and denominational schools impart to the membership
of their communities something which the general educational
institution is wholly unable to inculcate.
- Kelly Millar

The Senate is a remarkable institution.
It is unique.
There is no other body, no other political body,
no other democratic legislature in the world quite like the U.S.
Senate.
- Max Baucus

As we enter into the 110th Congress,
it is imperative that we address ethics reforms needed
to make this institution run correctly.
- Jo Ann Davis

To threaten the institution is to threaten fair administration
of justice and protection of liberty.
- Stephen Breyer

The 150th anniversary of Penn State will highlight
what is important and good about this distinguished
institution and the fine people and research that it produces.
- Don Sherwood

I have seen in the Halls of Congress more idealism,
more humanness, more compassion, more profiles of courage
than in any other institution that I have ever known.
- Hubert H. Humphrey

An institution or reform movement that is not selfish,
must originate in the recognition of some evil that
is adding to the sum of human suffering,
or diminishing the sum of happiness.
- Clara Barton

An idea or institution may arise for one reason and
be maintained for quite a different reason.
- Joseph McCabe

Once you start to look into the guts of climate change
you find that just about every scientific institution
in the world is conducting research on the issue.
- Peter Garrett

They talk about conscription as a democratic institution.
Yes; so is a cemetary.
- Meyer London

Marriage is a great institution.
- Elizabeth Taylor

The cinema is an institution nowadays,
with its roots sunk deep in the hearts of the millions
of people who find enjoyment and entertainment in going to the pictures.
- Ivor Novello

We can speak about the institution, but ultimately
the bar is the group that both is in touch with the
public on the one hand and understands the judicial
institution on the other.
- Stephen Breyer

Certain readers resented me when they could no longer
recognize their territory,
their institution.
- Jacques Derrida

Well, the most important thing about Islam is that
we have to differentiate between two kinds of Islam.
The first one is the institution of Islam...
second, the culture of Islam.
- Abdurrahman Wahid

A conservative is a man who will not look at the new
moon out of respect for that "ancient institution" the old one.
- Douglas Jerrold

Since its founding in 1854, Penn State has proven to
be a leading institution of higher learning.
- Tim Holden

Any institution which does not suppose the people good,
and the magistrate corruptible, is evil.
- Maximilien Robespierre

I would say being in that institution -
that psyche ward,
or whatever it was.
That was really creepy because it was a real place
from like the early 1900s.
- Jay Hernandez

By a museum, I assume you mean an institution dedicated to the events of Sept.
11 and the aftermath.
If that is done with sensitivity, I think it would be most appropriate.
- David Rockefeller

Democracy: An institution in which the whole is equal
to the scum of the parts.
- Keith Preston

Committing genocide on behalf of an institution generates
greater loyalty to it than merely getting people fired
from their jobs on its behalf.
- John McCarthy

When you've been locked up in a mental institution,
people are going to ask questions.
It was OK, because I didn't have to act perfect all the time.
- Drew Barrymore

Convinced that behavior and conduct are every bit as
important as skills and expertise,
I sought to build the firm into an enduring,
values-based institution.
- Marvin Bower

The world is a penal institution.
- Taylor Caldwell

It is more than a book, it is an institution which
rules the Christian world.
- Philip Schaff

A World is not an ideology nor a scientific institution,
nor is it even a system of ideologies;
rather,
it is a structure of unconscious relations and symbiotic processes.
- William Irwin Thompson

I believe in the institution of marriage,
and I intend to keep trying till I get it right.
- Richard Pryor

Is America truly a democracy? Has America ever been
a democracy with the institution of slavery?
- Tatyana Ali

We daily witness the beneficial effect produced to
the community by the institution of premiums,
held out to encourage the inventions of ingenious mechanics.
- Joseph Lancaster

If you could say of any one individual that the court
as an institution is the length and shadow of that individual,
surely it would be John Marshall.
- William Rehnquist

I think the institution of marriage is a great idea,
but for me it's just an idea.
- Lara Flynn Boyle

I suggest that what we want to do is not to leave to
posterity a great institution,
but to leave behind a great tradition of journalism
ably practiced in our time.
- Henry R. Luce

It's more than a game.
It's an institution.
- Thomas Hughes

Private property is a very fundamental and very long-term institution.
- Anatoly Chubais

The United Nations has become a largely irrelevant,
if not positively destructive institution,
and the just-released U.N.
report on the atrocities in Darfur, Sudan,
proves the point.
- Linda Chavez

Any institution becomes a community -
whether it's a high school or a boarding school or
a publishing company or a small town where everybody
knows certain things about people.
- Alice Hoffman

Iron Maiden is an institution, and I'm delighted that I'm involved in it,
but there was a time that I wasn't delighted so I quit.
- Bruce Dickinson

I loved the Army as an institution and loathed every
single thing it required me to do.
- Simon Raven

The more rational an institution is the less it suffers
by making concessions to others.
- George Santayana


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