Protection Quotes

The rights of persons, and the rights of property, are the objects, for the protection of which Government was instituted.

James Madison

The only ends for which governments are constituted, and obedience rendered to them, are the obtaining of justice and protection; and they who cannot provide for both give the people a right of taking such ways as best please themselves, in order to their own safety.

Algernon Sidney

An unconstitutional act is not law; it confers no rights; it imposes no duties; affords no protection; it creates no office; it is in legal contemplation, as inoperative as though it had never been passed.

Norton vs. Shelby County

The best protection for the people is not necessarily to believe everything people tell them

Demosthenes

Enthusiasm is the best protection in any situation. Wholeheartedness is contagious. Give yourself, if you wish to get others.

David Seabury

Freedom of religion, freedom of the press, freedom of person under the protection of the habeas corpus; and trial by juries impartially selected, - these principles form the bright constellation which has gone before us

Thomas Jefferson

The public good is in nothing more essentially interested, than in the protection of every individual's private rights.

William Blackstone

On life's journey faith is nourishment, virtuous deeds are a shelter, wisdom is the light by day and right mindfulness is the protection by night. If a man lives a pure life, nothing can destroy him.

Buddha

A woman's best protection is a little money of her own.

Clare Boothe Luce

A man with convictions finds an answer for everything. Convictions are the best form of protection against the living truth.

Max Frisch

Protection is the first necessity of opulence and luxury.

Joseph Conrad

I think the greatest weakness for the lawsuit is its novelty. This is a use of nuisance laws and consumer protection laws that has no precedent. And whenever it's a new theory, the outcome is difficult to guess or predict.

Erwin Chemerinsky

Legislation has been and is still directed towards the protection of wealth, rather than towards the far more important interests of labor on which everything of value to mankind depends.

Leland Stanford

A wise man once said, "Convention is like the shell to the chick, a protection till he is strong enough to break it through."

Billings Learned Hand

There is a profound middle-class nostalgia for the days of British protection....

Anthony Burgess

There is simply no room left for 'freedom from the tyranny of government' since city dwellers depend on it for food, power, water, transportation, protection, and welfare. Your right to live where you want, with companions of your choosing, under laws to which you agree, died in the eighteenth century with Captain Mission. Only a miracle or a disaster could restore it.

William Seward Burroughs

America is just the country that how all the written guarantees in the world for freedom are no protection against tyranny and oppression of the worst kind. There the politician has come to be looked upon as the very scum of society.

Peter Kropotkin

A good deal of tyranny goes by the name of protection.

Crystal Eastman

Protection is not a principle, but an expedient.

Benjamin Disraeli

Free speech is intended to protect the controversial and even outrageous word; and not just comforting platitudes too mundane to need protection.

Colin Powell

Nothing is true in self-discovery unless it is true in your own experience. This is the only protection against the robot levels of the mind.

Barry Long

I fully support the goal of species protection and conservation and believe that recovery and ultimately delisting of species should be the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's top priority under ESA.

Dennis Cardoza

There is a delight in the hardy life of the open. There are no words that can tell the hidden spirit of the wilderness that can reveal its mystery, its melancholy and its charm. The nation behaves well if it treats the natural resources as assets which it must turn over to the next generation increased and not impaired in value. Conservation means development as much as it does protection.

Theodore Roosevelt

As the most participatory form of mass speech yet developed, the Internet deserves the highest protection from government intrusion.

Stewart Dalzell

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