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Preventing Quotes

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But behavior in the human being is sometimes a defense,
a way of concealing motives and thoughts,
as language can be a way of hiding your thoughts and
preventing communication.
- Abraham Maslow

Could we have prevented in 100% certainty? I don't
think anything is that certain.
However, we would have had a very, very good chance for preventing it.
- Sibel Edmonds

If anything characterizes the cultural life of the seventies in America,
it is an insistence on preventing failures of communication.
- Richard Rosen

Next to enjoying ourselves, the next greatest pleasure
consists in preventing others from enjoying themselves,
or, more generally, in the acquisition of power.
- Bertrand Russell

 

So the first thing you need to do about conflict is to prevent it,
and the best way of preventing it is by dealing with the question of poverty.
- James Wolfensohn

Contraceptives have a proven track record of enhancing
the health of women and children,
preventing unintended pregnancy, and reducing the need for abortion.
- Louise Slaughter

This program has been successful in detecting and preventing
attacks inside the United States.
- Michael Hayden

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In this war - as in others - I am less interested in
honoring the dead than in preventing the dead.
- Butler Shaffer

We're in danger of breaking our army and preventing
our national leaders from having the flexibility to
confront not just Iraq and Afghanistan,
but crises around the globe.
- Jack Reed

I believe in preventing cruelty to all living beings in any form.
- Morarji Desai

Our enemy is by tradition our savior,
in preventing us from superficiality.
- Joyce Carol Oates

Preventing terrorist attacks is of the highest important,
but trashing the Constitution is not the right way to do it.
- Eliot Engel

The Obama presidency has two great missions:
fixing the economy,
and preventing Iran from gaining nuclear weapons.
- Benjamin Netanyahu

So we are fulfilling our task in preventing serious
armament stocks in Iraq within our possibilities.
- Bulent Ecevit

Far more has been accomplished for the welfare and
progress of mankind by preventing bad actions than by doing good ones.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King

Exercise is one of the best ways in preventing the
rapid growth of obesity in America.
- Lee Haney

If one is seriously interested in preventing reproductive cloning,
one must stop the process before it starts.
- Leon Kass

Our strategy is one of preventing war by making it
self-evident to our enemies that they're going to get
their clocks cleaned if they start one.
- John W. Vessey, Jr.

Anticipate charity by preventing poverty.
- Maimonides

Look, only in Washington is not raising taxes considered a tax cut.
Nobody's getting a tax cut here.
We're not cutting taxes.
We're preventing tax increases from occurring.
- Paul Ryan

If they are opposed to abortion, they should be for
preventing unintended pregnancies.
- Louise Slaughter

Politics is the art of preventing people from busying
themselves with what is their own business.
- Paul Valery

Thirdly, even if we assume that the world is governed by purpose,
we need only add that this purpose -
or,
if there are several, at least one of them -
is not especially intent on preventing suffering,
whether it is indifferent to suffering or actually rejoices in it.
- Walter Kaufmann

For a long time many believed that there would be an
automatic adjustment and counted on a rapid increase
in the wages of the emerging nations,
on our advances in technology and the costs of transport preventing disruption.
But this reassuring analysis is out of date.
- Laurent Fabius

The problem is going to be finding the right words
and implementing it in a way that is really dealing
with people that are inciting and not preventing honest
discussion of the underlying causes of this horrendous
political situation the world is in now.
- Clare Short

All that this world needs is a good cleansing of the heart
of all the inhibitions of the past.
And laughter and tears can do both.
Tears will take out all the agony that is hidden inside you
and laughter will take all that is preventing your ecstasy.
Once you have learned the art you will be immensely surprised.
- Osho

In the 1990s, we introduced Boston's community policing strategy.
We reversed the tide of violent crime that threatened our city,
and we established a national model for preventing and fighting crime.
- Thomas Menino

The best method for preventing destructive cult involvement
is preventative education.
If students and the public at large are more aware
of destructive groups beforehand they may better understand
and resist their recruitment efforts.
- Rick Ross

In the Constitution of the American Republic there
was a deliberate and very extensive and emphatic division
of governmental power for the very purpose of preventing unbridled majority rule.
- Robert Welch

At the same time the Constitution sets in stone the
Stability Pact and risks preventing member States from
implementing a policy of growth.
So we are not able to do things at the European or the national level.
- Laurent Fabius

Al Qaeda operates by launching surprise attacks on
civilian targets with the goal of massive casualties.
Our only means for preventing future attacks,
which could use WMDs, is by acquiring information that
allows for pre-emptive action.
- John Yoo

The Arthritis Prevention, Control and Cure Act of 2005
is bipartisan legislation directing funding and promoting
education and research toward the goal of preventing,
treating and curing arthritis.
- Charles W. Pickering

And here a most heinous charge is made,
that the nation has been burdened with unnecessary
expenses for the sole purpose of preventing the discharge
of our debts and the abolition of taxes.
- Robert Walpole

In 1930s mysteries, all sorts of motives were credible
which aren't credible today,
especially motives of preventing guilty sexual secrets from coming out.
Nowadays, people sell their guilty sexual secrets.
- P. D. James

Intellectuals solve problems,
geniuses prevent them.
- Albert Einstein

It is easier to prevent bad habits than to break them.
- Benjamin Franklin

When will our consciences grow so tender
that we will act to prevent human misery rather than avenge it?
- Eleanor Roosevelt

There may be times when we are powerless
to prevent injustice, but there must never
be a time when we fail to protest.
- Elie Wiesel

If you cry because the sun has gone out of your life,
your tears will prevent you from seeing the stars.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter
if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
- Anne Frank

I have tried to lift France out of the mud.
But she will return to her errors and vomitings.
I cannot prevent the French from being French.
- Charles de Gaulle

The best form of government is that which is most likely
to prevent the greatest sum of evil.
- James Monroe

I am convinced that military action will not prevent
further acts of international terrorism against the United States.
- Barbara Lee

He who does not prevent a crime when he can,
encourages it.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Besides all this, if you are idle, and take to bad courses,
you will hurt those of your brethren who are slaves,
and do all in your power to prevent their being free.
- Jupiter Hammon

We run carelessly to the precipice, after we have put
something before us to prevent us seeing it.
- Blaise Pascal

Wars can be prevented just as surely as they can be provoked,
and we who fail to prevent them, must share the guilt for the dead.
- Omar N. Bradley

We want better reasons for having children than not
knowing how to prevent them.
- Dora Russell

Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent
an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge
them after they have got possession.
- George Washington

Black people have always been used as a buffer in this
country between powers to prevent class war.
- Toni Morrison

I really believe my greatest service is in the many unwise steps I prevent.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King

You can't defend.
You can't prevent.
The only thing you can do is detect and respond.
- Bruce Schneier

I wish, naturally to prevent the possibility that someone may write an accidental,
superficial, incomplete and perhaps untrue picture of me.
- Conrad Veidt

Polite strangers often tell soothing lies about our
physical appearance that prevent many of us from facing,
discussing and solving our real problems.
- Martha Beck

The alternative minimum tax was designed to prevent
the very wealthiest Americans from overusing certain
tax benefits to avoid most of their tax burden.
- Richard Neal

Myths are a waste of time.
They prevent progression.
- Barbra Streisand

The establishment of a National Methamphetamine Prevention
Week will significantly increase awareness of meth
and educate the public on effective ways to help prevent its use.
- Ron Lewis

Let the fear of a danger be a spur to prevent it;
he that fears not,
gives advantage to the danger.
- Benjamin Disraeli

How prone poor Humanity is to dam up the minutest remnants of its freedom,
and build an artificial roof to prevent it looking
up to the clear blue sky.
- E. T. A. Hoffmann

The standard formulation on remedy is that it ought
to cure past violations and prevent their recurrence.
That's what antitrust is all about.
- Charles James

If we believe a thing to be bad, and if we have a right to prevent it,
it is our duty to try to prevent it and damn the consequences.
- Lord Milner

We count on winning.
And if we lose, don't beef.
And the best way to prevent beefing is -
don't lose.
- Knute Rockne

Instruction does not prevent wasted time or mistakes;
and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.
- James Anthony Froude

There are two types of encryption: one that will prevent
your sister from reading your diary and one that will prevent your government.
- Bruce Schneier

It is what we prevent, rather than what we do that
counts most in Government.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King

You cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war.
- Albert Einstein

Nothing is going to improve my hearing.
I've only got to prevent it from getting worse.
- Stephanie Beacham

Ultimately, China may use force to push for unification with Taiwan,
a scenario we all must work to prevent.
- Michael K. Simpson

I'm a Utilitarian, so I don't see the rule against lying as absolute;
it's always subject to some overriding utility which
may prevent its exercise.
- Peter Singer

We can best help you to prevent war not by repeating
your words and following your methods but by finding
new words and creating new methods.
- Virginia Woolf

I must have something to engross my thoughts,
some object in life which will fill this vacuum,
and prevent this sad wearing away of the heart.
- Elizabeth Blackwell


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