Separation Quotes

The change we need is to stand up for the strict separation of religion and state in all matters of public law. Simple.

Tarek Fatah

No, I don't know that atheists should be regarded as citizens, nor should they be regarded as patriotic. This is one nation under God. I support the separation of church and state. I'm just not very high on atheists.

George Herbert Walker Bush

The most serious and universal problem is the growing chasm between the richest and poorest people on earth. Citizens of the ten wealthiest countries are now seventy-five times richer than those who live in the ten poorest ones, and the separation is increasing every year, not only between nations but also within them.

James Earl Carter, Jr.

The number, the industry, and the morality of the priesthood, and the devotion of the people have been manifestly increased by the total separation of the church from the state.

James Madison

Pilgrimage to the place of the wise is to escape the flame of separation from Nature.

Old Sufi saying

The Greeks follow a wrong usage in speaking of coming into being and passing away; for nothing comes into being or passes away, but there is mingling and separation of things that are. So they would be right to call coming into being mixture, and passing away separation.


We have developed a way to do multiple reactions in a single vessel while being able to recover the catalysts in pure form for reuse. By doing the reactions in a single vessel, we can cut out two or three separation steps to provide both an economic advantage and an environmentally benign process.

Christopher Jones

If the Union is once severed, the line of separation will grow wider and wider, and the controversies which are now debated and settled in the halls of legislation will then be tried in fields of battle and determined by the sword.

Andrew Jackson

Separation secures manifest friendship

Indian Proverb

In a separation it is the one who is not really in love who says the more tender things.

Marcel Proust

Treading the soil of the moon, palpitating its pebbles, tasting the panic and splendor of the event, feeling in the pit of one's stomach the separation from terra - these form the most romantic sensation an explorer has ever known.

Vladimir Nabokov

Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.

Kahlil Gibran

Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.

Edmund Burke

Separation penetrates the disappearing person like a pigment and steeps him in gentle radiance.

Boy George

The only greater evil than separation... is living under a government of discretion

Thomas Jefferson
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