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Sovereign Quotes

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The only sovereign you can allow to rule you is reason.
- Terry Goodkind

Related topics: Wisdom

The people are the government, administering it by their agents;
they are the government,
the sovereign power.
- Andrew Jackson

Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control;
these three alone lead one to sovereign power.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson

THIS Duty implies that we should affectionately interest
ourselves in whatever concerns the Honour,
the Fame and Security of our Sovereign and his Government.
- Charles Inglis

 

With nearly 20 days until Iraq emerges as a free sovereign
state for the first time in more than three decades,
terrorists have increasingly targeted our country's infrastructure.
- Iyad Allawi

Order is manifestly maintained in the universe...
governed by the sovereign will of God.
- James Prescott Joule

Taiwan is an independent sovereign country.
- Chen Shui-bian

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Make the people sovereign and the poor will use the
machinery of government to dispossess the rich.
- C. Northcote Parkinson

The people have spoken.
Their decision is sovereign.
We all respect it...
I wish good luck to those who will now govern France.
- Alain Juppe

Far from wishing to awaken the artist in the pupil prematurely,
the teacher considers it his first task to make him
a skilled artisan with sovereign control of his craft.
- Eugen Herrigel

Earlier ages fortified themselves behind the sovereign state,
behind protectionism and militarism.
- Christian Lous Lange

The use and threat of force, when world peace is not in danger,
are no longer valid frames of reference for achieving
the ends sought today by sovereign nations.
- Carlos Salinas

The true sovereign is not the American president nor the English king,
but the Lord of the Second Advent.
- Sun Myung Moon

Alien - an American sovereign in his probationary state.
- Ambrose Bierce

I have always thought that Israel, as an independent and sovereign nation,
had a right to defend itself.
- Don Nickles

I am heartily rejoiced that my term is so near its close.
I will soon cease to be a servant and will become a sovereign.
- James K. Polk

The sovereign cure for worry is prayer.
- William James

The best way of learning to be an independent sovereign
state is to be an independent sovereign state.
- Kwame Nkrumah

It is certainly not unrealistic to think we could have
elections by mid-year 2004 and when a sovereign government is installed -
my job here will be done.
- Paul Bremer

The obligation of subjects to the sovereign is understood to last as long,
and no longer, than the power lasteth by which he is able to protect them.
- Thomas Hobbes

Chance, my dear, is the sovereign deity in child-bearing.
- Honore de Balzac

Hand in hand with nationalist economic isolationism,
militarism struggles to maintain the sovereign state
against the forward march of internationalism.
- Christian Lous Lange

To be called a sovereign nation, a nation has to be
able to control its own borders.
It is controlling your own destiny in a way,
and we don't control our own borders.
- Tom Tancredo

If God is sovereign, then it is impossible for civil
government to be neutral on issues of law.
All law is based in some religious code.
- Randall Terry

You're a sovereign as a citizen.
If you're not involved in your government,
you're not doing your job.
In the long run that's very bad for the Republic.
- Michael Novak

The sovereign is called a tyrant who knows no laws but his caprice.
- Voltaire

I have come to realize that God is sovereign,
and there are things I just don't understand.
- Benny Hinn

It's not the physical location of birth that defines citizenship,
but whether your parents are citizens,
and the express or implied consent to jurisdiction of the sovereign.
- Phyllis Schlafly

Metaphysical thinking will always no doubt be a strong
element in her mentality,
and it is to be hoped that she will never lose her great,
her sovereign powers in that direction.
- Sri Aurobindo

People think that it's their sovereign right to download
music and not have to pay for it.
- Johnny Kelly

The basis, the corner-stone of this Government,
was the perfect equality of the free,
sovereign, and independent States which made it.
- Robert Toombs

It is against this concept of the sovereign state,
a state isolated by protectionism and militarism,
that internationalism must now engage in decisive battle.
- Christian Lous Lange

It is altogether proper for people to recognize a sovereign God.
- Roy Moore

Sacrificing American soldiers or innocent civilians
in an unprecedented preemptive attack on a separate
sovereign nation may well prove itself a most temporary medicine.
- Sean Penn

The sovereign being is burdened with a servitude that crushes him,
and the condition of free men is deliberate servility.
- Georges Bataille

A sovereign's great example forms a people;
the public breast is noble or vile as he inspires it.
- David Mallet

I wonder much that a court of Law should be in doubt
whether a Resolution of Congress can superceed the
Law of a Sovereign State.
- William Whipple

No state is free from militarism, which is inherent
in the very concept of the sovereign state.
There are merely differences of degree in the militarism of states.
- Christian Lous Lange

The war against terrorism should not be used to interfere with an independent,
sovereign state.
We need to identify concrete terrorist targets and do no harm to civilians.
- Nong Duc Manh

This writer, and all others of his stamp,
should remember that the colonies are now in a state
of revolt and rebellion against their rightful sovereign.
- James Chalmers

Magna Charta is such a fellow, that he will have no sovereign.
- Edward Coke

Money is the sovereign queen of all delights -
for her,
the lawyer pleads, the soldier fights.
- Richard Barnfield

Work is a sovereign remedy for all ills,
and a man who loves to work will never be unhappy.
- Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards

We do not choose the day of our birth nor may we choose the day of our death,
yet choice is the sovereign faculty of the mind.
- Thornton Wilder

In the total expanse of human life there is not a single
square inch of which the Christ,
who alone is sovereign, does not declare,
'That is mine!'.
- Abraham Kuyper

In order for a war to be just, three things are necessary.
First, the authority of the sovereign.
Secondly, a just cause.
Thirdly, a rightful intention.
- Thomas Aquinas

Whether it comes from a despotic sovereign or an elected president,
from a murderous general or a beloved leader,
I see power as an inhuman and hateful phenomenon.
- Oriana Fallaci

Most redoubted lord and right sovereign cousin,
may the Almighty Lord have you in his keeping.
- Owen Glendower

An Indian tribe is sovereign to the extent that the U.S.
permits it to be sovereign.
- Russell Smith

I praise the Lord, the Sovereign of the royal realm,
Who has extended his sway over the tract of the world.
- Taliesin

Sovereignty is a word that is used often but it has
really no specific meaning.
Sovereignty today is nominal.
Any number of countries that are sovereign are sovereign
only nominally and relatively.
- Zbigniew Brzezinski

The only sure bulwark of continuing liberty is a government
strong enough to protect the interests of the people,
and a people strong enough and well enough informed
to maintain its sovereign control over the goverment.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

The sovereign state has in our times become a lethal
danger to human civilization because technical developments
enable it to employ an infinite number and variety of means of destruction.
- Christian Lous Lange

The very heart of being a sovereign nation is providing
security of one's borders,
of one's internal situation, and security against anyone attacking one's nation.
That is the very heart of what I believe is sovereignty.
- John Warner

If you support the war on drugs in its present form,
then you're only paying lip-service to the defense of freedom,
and you don't really grasp the concept of the sovereign individual human being.
- Neal Boortz

NATO believes it can pick on a small nation and force
us to surrender our independence.
And that is where NATO miscalculated.
You are not willing to sacrifice lives to achieve our surrender.
But we are willing to die to defend our rights as an
independent sovereign nation.
- Slobodan Milosevic

Telecom is a dramatic success in India and our view is,
respecting the political process, and respecting the
fact that these are sovereign decisions,
is that, approaching India as a friend.
- John W. Snow

I had faith in Israel before it was established,
I have in it now.
I believe it has a glorious future before it -
not just another sovereign nation,
but as an embodiment of the great ideals of our civilization.
- Harry S. Truman

To every people the land is given on condition.
Perceived or not, there is a Covenant,
beyond the constitution, beyond sovereign guarantee,
beyond the nation's sweetest dreams of itself.
- Leonard Cohen

The only part of the conduct of any one,
for which he is amenable to society,
is that which concerns others.
In the part which merely concerns himself,
his independence is, of right, absolute.
Over himself, over his own body and mind,
the individual is sovereign.
- John Stuart Mill

They say that our sovereign is above his laws to his pleasure,
and he may make it and break it as he pleases,
without any distinction.
The contrary is true, or else he should not have sworn to keep it.
- Jack Cade

Germany must be a country which generates political ideas and leadership,
which is capable of compromise, which is sovereign
and yet knows that it needs its partners on both sides of the Atlantic.
- Horst Koehler

Not to discontinue our allegiance, in this case,
would be to join with the sovereign in promoting the
slavery and misery of that society,
the welfare of which, we ourselves, as well as our sovereign,
are indispensably obliged to secure and promote,
as far as in us lies.
- Jonathan Mayhew

I will not nullify, I will not secede,
but I will under sovereign State authority fight in
the Union another revolutionary conflict for civil liberty,
and a Union which will defend it.
- Henry A. Wise

The good news, to relieve all this gloom,
is that a democracy is inherently self-correcting.
Here, the people are sovereign.
Inept political leaders can be replaced.
Foolish policies can be changed.
Disastrous mistakes can be reversed.
- Theodore C. Sorensen

That was one of the great successes of removing Saddam Hussein,
as we took Iraq out of the picture of having a sovereign
nation from which the terrorists could operate.
But this war has not gone perfectly.
- Zach Wamp

The whole basis of the Constitution was a restriction of power,
and the whole basis of the federalist system was that
there was not one sovereign centralized power from
which all authority flows.
- Roy Moore

My vanity was flattered by having been mistaken for our revered sovereign.
I ordered a banquet to be got ready for the following evening,
under the trees before my house, and invited the whole town.
- Adelbert von Chamisso

The general who advances without coveting fame and
retreats without fearing disgrace,
whose only thought is to protect his country and do
good service for his sovereign,
is the jewel of the kingdom.
- Sun Tzu

I belong to a nation which over the past centuries
has experienced many hardships and reverses.
The world reacted with silence or with mere sympathy
when Polish frontiers were crossed by invading armies
and the sovereign state had to succumb to brutal force.
- Lech Walesa


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