Policy Quotes

It is the common failing of totalitarian regimes that they cannot really understand the nature of our democracy. They mistake dissent for disloyalty. They mistake restlessness for a rejection of policy. They mistake a few committees for a country. They misjudge individual speeches for public policy

Lyndon Baines Johnson

The Convention is not only a visionary document. We are reminded daily that it is an agreement that works and its utility can be seen in the everyday use to which I have seen it increasingly being put by country after country, in policy, in practice and in law.

Carol Bellamy

That we have children coming into this world already polluted, at the same time we don`t know what the effects of that pollution will be on their mental and physical development, is both bad policy and immorally wrong.

Altaf Ladak

A public man must never forget that he loses his usefulness when he as an individual, rather than his policy, becomes the issue

Richard M. Nixon

Racial discrimination does not always violate public policy.

Trent Lott

Kings will be tyrants from policy, when subjects are rebels from principle.

Edmund Burke

From the moment this war began, there was, for this state, only one policy possible, neutrality.

Eamon de Valera

We live in a society whose whole policy is to excite every nerve in the human body and keep it at the highest pitch of artificial tension, to strain every human desire to the limit and create as many new desires and synthetic passions as possible, in

Thomas Merton

Climate change is so big that people who study it.. and many do.. need to speak to it. They must present scientific papers, they must appear in public, they must speak to the media and we must hear their voices. In order to get policy right, policymakers.. governments.. need to make decisions based on sound science.

Peter Garrett

The guidance recognizes that race and ethnicity may properly play a role in terrorist identification and suppression, but only under narrow circumstances permitted by our nation's laws and the Constitution of the United States, ... The policy guidance emphasizes that even in the national security context, reliance on mere generalized racial or ethnic stereotypes remains forbidden.

Ralph Boyd

If the staff lacks policy guidance against which to test decisions, their decisions will be random.

Donald Rumsfeld

A public man must never forget that he loses his usefulness when he as an individual, rather than his policy, becomes the issue.

Richard M. Nixon

To avoid entangling alliances has been a maxim of our policy ever since the days of Washington, and its wisdom no one will attempt to dispute.

James Buchanan

Surround yourself with the best people you can find, delegate authority, and don't interfere as long as the policy you've decided upon is being carried out.

Ronald Reagan

The American people are not anti-immigrant. We are concerned about the lack of coherence in our immigration policy and enforcement.

Chris Cannon

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