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I claim that human mind or human society
is not divided into watertight compartments
called social, political and religious.
All act and react upon one another.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Wouldn't it be better to have a watertight law designed to catch the guilty,
rather than a press release law designed to catch the headlines?
- William Hague

Ensure that your script is watertight.
If it's not on the page, it will never magically appear on the screen.
- Richard E. Grant

I do not find the supposed scientific consensus among my colleagues.
Curiously, it is a feature of man-made global warming
that every fact confirms it:
rising temperatures or decreasing temperatures.
No matter what the weather, some model of global warming
offers a watertight explanation.
- Javier Cuadros

 

Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom.
- Rabindranath Tagore

We must be free not because we claim freedom,
but because we practice it.
- William Faulkner

The claim "I was only following orders" has been used
to justify too many tragedies in our history.
- Captain Picard of the television series
STAR TREK: The Next Generation

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They claim this mother of ours, the Earth,
for their own use, and fence their neighbors away from her,
and deface her with their buildings and their refuse.
- Sitting Bull

I claim to be a simple individual liable
to err like any other fellow mortal.
I own, however, that I have humility enough
to confess my errors and to retrace my steps.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

All sorts of computer errors are now turning up.
You'd be surprised to know the number of doctors who
claim they are treating pregnant men.
- Isaac Asimov

Always it gave me a pang that my children had no lawful claim to a name.
- Harriet Ann Jacobs

France may claim the happiest marriages in the world,
but the happiest divorces in the world are "made in America."
- Helen Rowland

The Republicans claim they are for strengthening Pell
grants when the truth is that over the last four years,
their legislation has done the exact opposite.
- John Conyers

My most resolute opponents believe that I am too visible,
that I am a little too alive, that my name echoes too
much in the texts which they nevertheless claim to be inaccessible.
- Jacques Derrida

I cannot explain why they made that sequel to Secret of NIMH.
Because they claim that it the original didn't make money,
so what was the enthusiasm to make a sequel?
- Don Bluth

I claim Dickens as a mentor.
He's my teacher.
He's one of my driving forces.
- Anne Rice

If you can work and if you're offered a job and you don't take it,
you cannot continue to claim benefits.
It will be extremely tough.
- David Cameron

What is buried in the past of one generation falls to the next to claim.
- Susan Griffin

The only ground on which a neutral State can claim
respect at the hands of belligerents is,
that, so far as she is concerned, their rights are protected.
- Gerrit Smith

I don't claim to be a musician, I didn't go to Julliard.
- Dick Dale

I don't really trust men who claim they are not interested in porn.
- Moby

Non-citizen terrorist suspects are not members of the
American national community,
and they have no proper claim on the rights Americans accord one another.
- Richard Perle

Businesses should no longer be allowed to depress wages
by hiring illegal labor and then falsely claim that
Americans don't want to do the jobs.
- Dana Rohrabacher

It, sometimes, suits the slaveholders to claim,
that their slavery is an exclusively State concern;
and that the North has,
therefore, nothing to do with it.
- Gerrit Smith

Give to every human being every right that you claim for yourself.
- Robert Green Ingersoll

No matter how much Bill Gates may claim otherwise,
he missed the Internet, like a barreling freight train
that he didn't hear or see coming.
- Jim Clark

People are slow to claim confidence in undertakings of magnitude.
- Ovid

I did not claim that speciation occurs only in founder populations.
- Ernst Mayr

I make no claim that Jewish culture is superior to
other cultures or that the Jewish song is better than the song of my neighbor.
- Theodore Bikel

If religion cannot restrain evil, it cannot claim effective power for good.
- Morris Raphael Cohen

I don't think that when Zionism began there was a claim that we were losing -
even in part -
our capacity to contribute to other peoples.
- A. B. Yehoshua

Government loses its claim to legitimacy when it fails
to fulfill its obligations.
- Martin L. Gross

Well, I don't think anyone now would say that they're
painting the state of the culture of America.
I think that's too grand and pompous a thing for anybody to claim.
- Donald Judd

So it was flawed in that it didn't require California
to have a first claim on the power plants.
It deregulated part of the market, but not all of the market.
- Gray Davis

I do not know who there is among us that can claim
to know God's purpose and God's intent.
- Theodore Bikel

No one can claim to be called Christian who gives money
for the building of warships and arsenals.
- Belva Lockwood

Democracy arises out of the notion that those who are
equal in any respect are equal in all respects;
because men are equally free,
they claim to be absolutely equal.
- Aristotle

So far as the economic condition of society and the
general mode of living and thinking were concerned,
I might claim to have lived in the time of the American Revolution.
- Simon Newcomb

The argument on the other side of special rights is completely bogus.
It's bogus because you could make exactly the same
claim about racial or ethnic or religious minorities.
- Tom Allen

That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred
from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

A central claim of the Bush administration's foreign
policy is that the spread of democracy in the Middle
East is the cure for terrorism.
- Timothy Garton Ash

Those who dare to interpret God's will must never claim
Him as an asset for one nation or group rather than another.
- Robert Runcie

I don't want ever to be guilty of what my critics claim:
doing formula without original elements.
- Piers Anthony

Award trophies, as opposed to letting the players define and claim their own.
Ultimately, pay them to play so that their activity
not only resembles work but is work.
- John Thorn

I haven't had a stationary home since going with the circus,
but since my parents lived in Lafayette about 25 years
ago and my sister lives here now,
I always claim it as home.
- Emmett Kelly

Law builds upon and, I should like to claim,
is one of the liberal arts.
It uses words of persuasion and changing definitions for practical ends.
- Edward Levi

My claim is that we do not have a market economy,
but a capitalist economy.
- David Korten

I make no claim to be an authority on writing or illustrating for children.
- Hugh Lofting

It is easier to confess a defect than to claim a quality.
- Max Beerbohm

My only real claim to anyone's attention lies in my writing.
- Philip Pullman

Feminism - the word - can give us a handle,
a rallying point, a common ground, and help us build a bridge.
Why not claim the gift of the word as a place to begin?
- Betty Buckley

There are no black conservatives.
Oh, there are neoconservatives with black skin,
but they lack any claim to blackness other than the biological.
They have forgotten their roots.
- Stephen Carter

The materialistic point of view in psychology can claim,
at best, only the value of an heuristic hypothesis.
- Wilhelm Wundt

Never claim as a right what you can ask as a favor.
- John Churton Collins

I therefore claim to show, not how men think in myths,
but how myths operate in men's minds without their being aware of the fact.
- Claude Levi-Strauss

In my view you cannot claim to have seen something
until you have photographed it.
- Emile Zola

I was the executive editor on a little magazine called Greek Accent,
whose only claim to fame is that its art director went
on to be the art director of Discover for many years.
- Jane Haddam

Now obviously the propositions of the system have reference
to matters of empirical fact;
if they did not,
they could have no claim to be called scientific.
- Talcott Parsons

Back then when Chomsky and Herman wrote,
the left, myself among them, all knew that something
terrible was happening in Vietnam,
though most now claim to remember otherwise.
- James Donald

We decline the claim to power by parties which want
to own their followers body and soul,
and which want to put themselves over and above the whole nation.
- Franz von Papen

Money is not wealth.
Money is a claim on wealth.
- David Korten

First of all, I can't really claim to be a great chef.
- Martin Yan

No good poem, however confessional it may be,
is just a self-expression.
Who on earth would claim that the pearl expresses the oyster?
- C. Day Lewis

There is no struggle, rift, fight between those who
claim the banner of the tea party and those who are in the Republican Party.
We work together.
- Michael Steele

Lawyers claim that their clients have been grossly mistreated,
which is what criminal defense lawyers are paid to do.
- Kenneth Starr

I've only slept with men I've been married to.
How many women can make that claim?
- Elizabeth Taylor

I always claim that the writer has done 90 percent of the director's work.
- Harold Ramis

Know how to effectively voice a complaint or make a claim at a retail store.
- Marilyn vos Savant

Getting buried alive will always be my claim to fame.
- Crystal Chappell

I spent six years in Bible study because I needed to get grounded.
People really need to spend time in the Bible getting
to know the God they claim to love.
- Willie Aames

This evolution may compromise Java's claim of being simpler than C++,
but my guess is that the effort will make Java a better
language than it is today.
- Bjarne Stroustrup


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