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Preventive Quotes

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There is nothing more foreign to a civilised and democratic
system than preventive detention.
- Robert Bourassa

Next to the love of God, the love of country is the
best preventive of crime.
- George Borrow

We promised new benefits to seniors like preventive
screening and diabetes testing.
We kept that promise.
- Mike Rogers

I am against preventive war because it means measures by the UN against us.
- Moshe Sharett

 

When people speak to you about a preventive war,
you tell them to go fight it.
After my experience, I have come to hate war.
War settles nothing.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

These measures may not constitute an absolute guarantee of peace,
but, in my opinion, they constitute the greatest preventive
measures ever adopted by nations.
- Frank B. Kellogg

Each and every day health centers provide high-quality
primary and preventive care to our constituents.
- Jan Schakowsky

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As soon as one nation claims the right to take preventive action,
other countries will naturally do the same.
If we go down that road, where are we going?
- Jacques Chirac

Another term for preventive war is aggressive war -
starting wars because someday somebody might do something to us.
That is not part of the American tradition.
- Ron Paul

Most breast cancer-related deaths can be prevented
through simple and painless preventive measures.
A late diagnosis can result in more serious,
long-term consequences.
- Olympia Snowe

On January 1, 2006, Medicare will begin to offer a
prescription drug benefit,
and for the first time, it will place an emphasis on
preventive care and early treatment of disease.
- Michael Burgess

This system of encouragement proves serviceable as
a preventive of punishment,
the attainment of the tickets being a reward,
the forfeiture of them the reverse; and,
as such, boys seem often more affected by their loss than by coercion.
- Joseph Lancaster

I worked with the March of Dimes to enact legislation
for a national birth defects prevention program to provide surveillance,
research and preventive services aimed at reducing
the rate of birth defects.
- Solomon Ortiz

I was less successful in my attempts to effect preventive
vaccination against typhus by using the virus and in
trying to produce large quantities of serum using large animals.
- Charles Jules Henry Nicole

Irregular contact with doctors means many men fail
to receive any preventive care for potentially life-threatening conditions.
In addition, when men do seek care, embarrassment can
often prevent them from openly discussing health concerns with their physicians.
- Michael Crapo

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

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

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

Intellectuals solve problems,
geniuses prevent them.
- Albert Einstein

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

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

I worked night and day for twelve years to prevent the war,
but I could not.
The North was mad and blind, would not let us govern ourselves,
and so the war came.
- Jefferson Davis

I don't need arms, and neither does anyone else...
At the very least, a ban would prevent fights from turning deadly.
- Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva

The story of Little Blue Riding Hood is true.
Only the color has been changed to prevent an investigation.
- Stan Freberg

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

Every friend to the liberty of his country is bound to reflect,
and step forward to prevent the dreadful consequences
which shall result from a government of events.
- Henry Knox

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

I predict future happiness for Americans
if they can prevent the government
from wasting the labors of the people
under the pretense of taking care of them.
- Thomas Jefferson

We could not guard every water pipeline from being
blown up and every tree from being uprooted.
We could not prevent every murder of a worker in an
orchard or a family in their beds.
- Moshe Dayan

Removing substantial fuel loads from our forests helps
prevent catastrophic fire and better protects species,
watersheds and neighboring communities that call them home.
- Greg Walden

I am responsible.
Although I may not be able to prevent the worst from happening,
I am responsible for my attitude toward the inevitable
misfortunes that darken life.
- Walter Anderson

Media corporations have a civic responsibility not
only to prevent fraud and financial abuse,
but also to not corrupt or degrade our culture.
- Charles W. Pickering

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

You don't concentrate on risks.
You concentrate on results.
No risk is too great to prevent the necessary job from getting done.
- Chuck Yeager

The truth about Hamas and Islamic Jihad is that they
don't prevent Israel from existing or even flourishing,
they prevent Palestine from coming into existence.
- Michael Medved

The beginning of reform is not so much to equalize
property as to train the noble sort of natures not to desire more,
and to prevent the lower from getting more.
- Aristotle

The only way I would go back to hosting would be if
it were something entirely new.
It would prevent me from wanting to host a standard-fare kind of talk show.
- Garry Shandling

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 Republican majority will stop at nothing to prevent
access to the legal system for those who are hurt.
- Joe Baca

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

One should never forbid what one lacks the power to prevent.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

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

Make no mistake: the anti-war voices long for us to
lose any war they cannot prevent.
- Ralph Peters

We know that if we can prevent kids from trying drugs in their teenage years,
we dramatically reduce the likelihood that they will
go on to have problems later in life.
- John Walters

Judgements prevent us from seeing the good that lies beyond appearances.
- Wayne Dyer

Ask yourself: was there anything I could have done
to prevent the situation? If the answer is yes,
do something now and become a better person for it.
- Dave Pelzer

God has given such brave soldiers to this Crown that,
if they do not frighten our neighbours,
at least they prevent us from being frightened by them.
- Elizabeth I

We hoped against hope that what we had been doing was
enough to prevent a riot.
It was not enough.
- Jerome Cavanagh

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

I don't try to describe the future.
I try to prevent it.
- Ray Bradbury

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

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

We cannot and will not ban the creation of violent video games.
But, we can prevent the distribution of these disturbing games to children,
where their effects can be negative.
- Herb Kohl

We cannot lightly allow the perpetrator of a serious
crime to go free simply because that person believed
his actions were reasonable and necessary to prevent some perceived harm.
- Sol Wachtler

Many Sunnis, who are still stuck in the Saddam era
mindset and believe Iraq belongs to them,
are trying to prevent a new country from developing at all.
- Brent Scowcroft

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

Since September 11, the U.S.
has significantly improved its security to prevent another attack.
- Timothy Murphy

The surest way to prevent war is not to fear it.
- John Randolph

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

With such compelling information, the question is why
haven't we been able to do more to prevent the crisis
of underage drinking? The answer is:
the alcohol industry.
- Lucille Roybal-Allard

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

There never was a time when, in my opinion,
some way could not be found to prevent the drawing of the sword.
- Ulysses S. Grant

Conscience is a coward, and those faults it has not
strength enough to prevent it seldom has justice enough to accuse.
- Oliver Goldsmith

Bipartisanship is nice, but it cannot be a substitute for action,
not having it cannot prevent us from going forward.
- Nancy Pelosi

We must expect reverses, even defeats.
They are sent to teach us wisdom and prudence,
to call forth greater energies, and to prevent our
falling into greater disasters.
- Robert E. Lee

The frame of mind in the local legislatures seems to
be exerted to prevent the federal constitution from having any good effect.
- Henry Knox

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

An estimated 2 million American women will be diagnosed
with breast or cervical cancer this decade and screening
could prevent up to 30% of these deaths for women over 40.
- Matthew Lesko

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


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