Permission Quotes

The Declaration of Independence states that all men are created equal, and in 1776, that's exactly what they meant. Women could not vote, women could not own property, and blacks were considered property. After 200 years of enlightenment, we have realized that gender and race are inappropriate distinctions for determining who has individual rights. Anytime Gov gives you permission they let you know that you have permission by giving you a permit or a license. If you have a marriage license, what permission do you have to do now that you did not have permission to do before, who gave you that permission, and who gave them the authority to give you that permission in the first place?

Michael J. Badnarik

And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same

Nelson Mandela

We are fast approaching the stage of the ultimate inversion: the stage where the government is free to do anything it pleases, while the citizens may act only by permission; which is the stage of the darkest periods of human history, the stage of rule by brute force.

Ayn Rand

This book is pointing the way into it for people that see it as daunting or a mystery. Some people just do it, but others need help with the mindset, permission almost to listen to themselves. Understanding how things work is the key.

Sally Schneider

It is often easier to ask for forgiveness than to ask for permission.

Grace Hopper

Freedom is coming to mean little more than the right to ask permission.

Joseph Sobran

Adolescence is society's permission slip for combining physical maturity with psychological irresponsibility.

Terri Apter

When you see that trading is done, not by consent, but by compulsion - when you see that in order to produce, you need to obtain permission from men who produce nothing - when you see that money is flowing to those who deal, not in goods, but in favors - when you see that men get richer by graft and by pull than by work, and your laws don't protect you against them, but protect them against you - when you see corruption being rewarded and honesty becoming a self-sacrifice - you may know that your society is doomed.

Ayn Rand

He let out a yell of joy. They danced round the room. Pressure of population was such that reproduction had to be strict, controlled. Childbirth required government permission. For this moment, they had waited four years. Incoherently they cried their delight.

Brian Wilson Aldiss

And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence actually liberates others.

Marianne Williamson

If it’s a good idea, go ahead and do it. It’s much easier to apologize than it is to get permission.

Grace Hopper

Why are women immobile? Because so many feel like theyíre waiting for someone to say, ëYouíre good, youíre pretty, I give you permission.

Eve Ensler

Who is this Renaissance? Where did he come from? Who gave him permission to cram the Republic with his execrable daubs?

Mark Twain

We need to give ourselves permission to act out our dreams and visions, not look for more sensations, more phenomena, but live our strongest dreams - even if it takes a lifetime.

Vijali Hamilton

But I speak this by permission, and not of commandment.

Bible

I cannot do anything without Godís permission.

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

When you take charge of your life, there is no longer need to ask permission of other people or society at large. When you ask permission, you give someone veto power over your life.

Abert F. Geoffrey

It's easier to apologize than ask for permission.

Pat Riley

Problems are solved on the spot, as soon as they arise. No front-line employee has to wait for a supervisor's permission.

Jan Carlzon

As we let our light shine, we consciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence actually liberates others.

Marianne Williamson

No man is above the law and no man is below it; nor do we ask any man's permission when we ask him to obey it

Theodore Roosevelt

Your own mind is a sacred enclosure into which nothing harmful can enter except by your permission.

Arnold Bennett

You need to find somebody who will speak the same language. We understand that we couldn't have any kind of discussion without permission, without a legal framework behind it.

Anatoly Chubais

When under attack, no country is obligated to collect permission slips from allies to strike back.

Charles Krauthammer

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