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Resort Quotes

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Thinking is what most people resort to after all else fails.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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It is now quite lawful for a Catholic woman to avoid
pregnancy by a resort to mathematics,
though she is still forbidden to resort to physics or chemistry.
- H. L. Mencken

I personally believe, as church law sets out,
that sanctions are an absolute last resort,
particularly penal sanctions of depriving people of the sacraments.
- Roger Mahony

To resort to power one need not be violent,
and to speak to conscience one need not be meek.
The most effective action both resorts to power and engages conscience.
- Barbara Deming

 

What clever man has ever needed to commit a crime?
Crime is the last resort of political half-wits.
- Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

That made me feel good, not to go to a resort where
outside the door is extreme poverty.
- Jasmine Guy

The government is becoming the family of last resort.
- Jerry Brown

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Politics are for foreigners with their endless wrongs and paltry rights.
Politics are a lousy way to get things done.
Politics are, like God's infinite mercy,
a last resort.
- P. J. O'Rourke

Never again should Ghanaians have to resort to dubious means to get to,
or live in, foreign lands, simply to make a living.
- John Agyekum Kufuor

But, when you have to resort to turntables,
trick lights, flashing lights, fire and all that,
you're actually saying, I need this because what I
do is not all that together.
- Buddy Rich

I'm a strong person, but I'd never resort to violence.
- Kristen Johnston

The strongest reason for the people
to retain the right to keep and bear arms is,
as a last resort, to protect themselves
against tyranny in government.
- Thomas Jefferson

As a matter of traditional and sound constitutional doctrine,
an amendment to the Constitution should be the last
resort when all other measures have proved inadequate.
- Arlen Specter

Hawaii was beautiful of course, we played at Turtle
Bay an amazing resort right on the ocean.
- Natalie Gulbis

Many who resort to crime ultimately can't read or write.
- Wally Amos

I believe that man is in the last resort so free a
being that his right to be what he believes himself
to be cannot be contested.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

The court of last resort is no longer the Supreme Court.
It's "Nightline."
- Alan Dershowitz

At all events, arbitration is more rational,
just, and humane than the resort to the sword.
- Richard Cobden

Resort is had to ridicule only when reason is against us.
- Thomas Jefferson

War should be the politics of last resort.
And when we go to war, we should have a purpose that
our people understand and support.
- Colin Powell

Repeating a grade needs to be the last resort,
not an automatic response to a child who is struggling to learn.
- Roy Barnes

We believe firmly that Communism internally and externally
can and must be fought without resort to the Communist
tactics of the suppression of all individual freedom.
- Emanuel Celler

I have treated many hundreds of patients.
Among those in the second half of life -
that is to say, over 35 -
there has not been one whose problem in the last resort
was not that of finding a religious outlook on life.
- Carl Jung

Libel actions, when we look at them in perspective,
are an ornament of a civilized society.
They have replaced, after all, at least in most cases,
a resort to weapons in defense of a reputation.
- Henry Anatole Grunwald

When I recall my own path of life I cannot but speak of the violence,
hatred and lies.
A lesson drawn from such experiences,
however, was that we can effectively oppose violence
only if we ourselves do not resort to it.
- Lech Walesa

When public men indulge themselves in abuse,
when they deny others a fair trial, when they resort
to innuendo and insinuation,
to libel, scandal, and suspicion, then our democratic society is outraged,
and democracy is baffled.
- J. William Fulbright

Those who have wrought great changes in the world never
succeeded by gaining over chiefs;
but always by exciting the multitude.
The first is the resource of intrigue and produces only secondary results,
the second is the resort of genius and transforms the universe.
- Martin Van Buren

We've built the largest empire in the history of the world.
It's been done over the last 50 years since World War
II with very little military might,
actually.
It's only in rare instances like Iraq where the military
comes in as a last resort.
- John Perkins

I also hear your president say that war is the means
of last resort and I think he means that.
I met him last autumn and he assured me that they wanted
to come through and disarm Iraq by peaceful means,
and that's what we are trying to do as hard as we can.
- Hans Blix

The World War broke out with such elemental violence,
and with such resort to all means for leading or misleading public opinion,
that no time was available for reflection and consideration.
- Hjalmar Branting

In the last few years, the very idea of telling the truth,
the whole truth, and nothing but the truth is dredged
up only as a final resort when the alternative options of deception,
threat and bribery have all been exhausted.
- Michael Musto

Jordan has a strange, haunting beauty and a sense of timelessness.
Dotted with the ruins of empires once great,
it is the last resort of yesterday in the world of tomorrow.
I love every inch of it.
- King Hussein I

The Federal Government should be the last resort,
not the first.
Ask if a potential program is truly a federal responsibility
or whether it can better be handled privately,
by voluntary organizations, or by local or state governments.
- Donald Rumsfeld

There are Americans will find it difficult to believe
that the Prime Minister can simply impose candidates on ridings,
and can so efficiently move individuals out of private
life and into the Cabinet with virtually no resort to the electorate.
- Stockwell Day

In short, it may be said that on paper the obligations
to settle international disputes peacefully are now
so comprehensive and far-reaching that it is almost
impossible for a state to resort to war without violating
one or more solemn treaty obligations.
- Arthur Henderson

Our constituents paid into Social Security,
and they want it paid back to them when they retire.
Cutting Social Security benefits that Americans have
earned should always be a last resort.
- Dennis Cardoza

Every society rests in the last resort on the recognition
of common principles and common ideals,
and if it makes no moral or spiritual appeal to the loyalty of its members,
it must inevitably fall to pieces.
- Christopher Dawson

I think it does work.
The fact that the law is there and injustices can be rectified,
I think has a lot to do with the fact that the people
in this country aren't as frustrated as they are in
some of these places in Eastern Europe and don't resort to violent revolution.
- Harold H. Greene

All the problems of the world could be settled easily
if men were only willing to think.
The trouble is that men very often resort to all sorts
of devices in order not to think,
because thinking is such hard work.
- Thomas J. Watson

This is what happens, when, for the first time in modern history,
a candidate resorts to lawsuits to try to overturn
the outcome of an election for president.
- James Baker

Pleasure resorts are like film stars and royalty...
embarrassed by the figures they cut in the fantasies
of people who have never met them.
- Doris Lessing

Observe which side resorts to the most vociferous name-calling
and you are likely to have identified the side with
the weaker argument and they know it.
- Charles R. Anderson

Bali and the Aman resorts are all very luxurious,
great places to go.
- Diane von Furstenberg

The two worst strategic mistakes to make are acting
prematurely and letting an opportunity slip;
to avoid this,
the warrior treats each situation as if it were unique
and never resorts to formulae,
recipes or other people's opinions.
- Paulo Coelho

It is clear that he does not pray, who,
far from uplifting himself to God, requires that God
shall lower Himself to him,
and who resorts to prayer not to stir the man in us to will what God wills,
but only to persuade God to will what the man in us wills.
- Thomas Aquinas

And capital punishment, however ineffective it may
be and through whatever ignorance it may be resorted to,
is a strictly defensive act, - at least in theory.
- Benjamin Tucker

Those who want to divide the workers have resorted to the foulest methods.
- James Larkin

I have always loved truth so passionately that I have
often resorted to lying as a way of introducing it
into the minds which were ignorant of its charms.
- Giacomo Casanova

It was more that his career was going down again and
he was tired of the songs.
He was tired of the routine.
And there was a point where he just kind of gave up.
He couldn't face being 40.
And he resorted to stimulants.
There's a dark side there, a really dark side.
- Priscilla Presley

There are criminals who are drug users,
but most addicts are criminals only by virtue of prohibition
or from resorting to crime to pay inflated black market prices.
- Danny Sugerman

I told the students that we can exert pressure without resorting to violence,
and that we can move towards democracy without violence;
that way,
God will allow it.
- Abdurrahman Wahid

Resorting to violence and the use of force at holy sites is unacceptable,
whatever the reason might be.
- Ahmet Necdet Sezner

There should be an honest attempt at the reconciliation
of differences before resorting to combat.
- Jimmy Carter

Everyone has favorite criminals.
Mine are pimps.
We can all rob a bank; we can all sell drugs.
Being a pimp is a whole other thing.
- Chris Rock

One of the tests of the civilization of people is the
treatment of its criminals.
- Rutherford B. Hayes

Christ's crucifix shall be made an excuse for executing criminals.
- William Blake

The income tax created more criminals than any other
single act of government.
- Barry Goldwater

Society questions the police and their methods,
and the police say, Do you want the criminals off the street or not?
- Kurt Russell

Well, I'm used to rubbing shoulders with crooks and criminals.
- Jason Statham

Life and liberty can be as much endangered from illegal
methods used to convict those thought to be criminals
as from the actual criminals themselves.
- Earl Warren

It puts limits on criminals' rights to destroy unborn
children without the permission of the woman.
- Lindsey Graham

There's a difference between criminals and crooks.
Crooks steal.
Criminals blow some guy's brains out.
I'm a crook.
- Ronald Biggs

Murder is not the crime of criminals,
but that of law-abiding citizens.
- Emmanuel Teney

I really feel like the sky is the limit with the Innocent Criminals today.
- Ben Harper

Every New Year is the direct descendant,
isn't it, of a long line of proven criminals?
- Ogden Nash

Repudiating the virtues of your world,
criminals hopelessly agree to organize a forbidden universe.
They agree to live in it.
The air there is nauseating: they can breathe it.
- Jean Genet

Our systems are all go.
At 9:30 Monday morning trading will resume on both markets,
and the message will be given to criminals who foisted
this on America that they lost.
- Richard Grasso

In order to effectively protect our loved ones,
we must provide the American public with unfettered
access to know who these dangerous criminals are and where they are living.
- Paul Gillmor

There are few better measures of the concern a society
has for its individual members and its own well being
than the way it handles criminals.
- Ramsey Clark

Thru the auspices of the viewers who become -
I think this is an import -
in a democracy,
become a working unit with law enforcement against the criminals.
- Robert Stack

No, we're not looking at how to control criminals...
we're talking about banning the AK-47 and semi-automatic guns.
- Howard Metzenbaum


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