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Maintaining checks and balances on the power of the
Judiciary Branch and the other two branches is vital
to keep the form of government set up by our Founding Fathers.
- Todd Tiahrt
Our runaway judiciary is badly in need of restraint by Congress.
- Phyllis Schlafly
Jim, I'm not aware of any formal requests from the
Senate Judiciary Committee for these kinds of documents.
- Alberto Gonzales
The framers of the Constitution were so clear in the
federalist papers and elsewhere that they felt an independent
judiciary was critical to the success of the nation.
- Sandra Day O'Connor
I believe Watergate shows that the system did work.
Particularly the Judiciary and the Congress,
and ultimately an independent prosecutor working in the Executive Branch.
- Bob Woodward
I think that Congress' ability to reason is fully equal
to that of the judiciary.
- Samuel Alito
All the rights secured to the citizens under the Constitution are worth nothing,
and a mere bubble, except guaranteed to them by an
independent and virtuous Judiciary.
- Andrew Jackson
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My first endeavor was to save the core of the German system of justice:
the independent judiciary.
- Hans Frank
And in that confirmation process, I sat for 17 hours
in front of a senate judiciary committee.
- Stephen Breyer
The review process was conducted in an extremely bipartisan manner.
Minority members of the Judiciary Committee were responsible
for the invitation of 1/3 of the witnesses who appeared.
- Jo Bonner
A federal judge did as he was supposed to do and upheld the Constitution.
We should be thankful that we have judiciary that will do that.
- Michael Newdow
As a result of this article, I was invited to testify
in the Senate Judiciary Committee on privacy law.
- Norman Lamm
The judiciary must not take on the coloration of whatever
may be popular at the moment.
We are guardian of rights, and we have to tell people
things they often do not like to hear.
- Rose E. Bird
For a long time in American history,
people didn't even come up before the Senate.
They didn't come before the Judiciary Committee,
and up until about 1923, something like that.
- Fred Thompson
Perhaps you should say there should be mandatory retirement
even of members of the court,
members of the federal judiciary.
I'm sure there can be questions about whether one does
as good work when you get into your -
- William Rehnquist
I was asked three times directly in the hearing before
the board of the judiciary whether or not I would continue
to acknowledge God if I were to resume my position as chief justice.
And I said I would.
- Roy Moore
If George W. Bush is given a second term, and retains
a Republican Congress and a compliant federal judiciary,
he and his allies are likely to embark on a campaign
of political retribution the likes of which we haven't
seen since Richard Nixon.
- Paul Begala
For the first half of this century, High Court judges
have been cautious to the point of timidity in expressing
any criticism of governmental action;
the independence of the judiciary has been of a decidedly subordinate character.
- Ferdinand Mount
And I have been campaigning for the past three months
trying to get the Senate Judiciary Committee that has
the oversight authority and responsibility to start its own public hearings.
- Sibel Edmonds
I find it difficult to believe that God would want
us to strip the courts of their powers to interpret the laws of this land,
albeit with the divergent opinions.
I shudder that my colleagues do not understand the
dynamics of the Federal judiciary.
- Alcee Hastings
The vote by the Judiciary Committee reflects the fact
that John Roberts is an exceptional nominee with a
conservative judicial philosophy -
a philosophy that represents mainstream America.
- Jay Alan Sekulow
A national legal organization is giving very serious
thought to using The Betrayal of America as a legal
basis for asking the House Judiciary Committee to institute
impeachment proceedings against these five justices.
- Vincent Bugliosi
I have to think of my status as a resident in this country.
But I do insist that in Paraguay there was order;
the judiciary had the power of complete independence;
justice was fully exercised.
- Alfredo Stroessner
"Empathy" is the latest code word for liberal activism,
for treating the Constitution as malleable clay to
be kneaded and molded in whatever form justices want.
It represents an expansive view of the judiciary in
which courts create policy that couldn't pass the legislative branch or,
if it did, would generate voter backlash.
- Karl Rove
We are under a Constitution, but the Constitution is
what the judges say it is,
and the judiciary is the safeguard of our property
and our liberty and our property under the Constitution.
- Charles Evans Hughes
This has not been a legislative process worthy of the Senate.
Members of the Judiciary Committee, as I just said,
were implored to save their amendments for the floor.
Then, when we got here, we were told no amendments could be accepted.
- Russ Feingold
Even institutions of State, such as the judiciary,
were seriously weakened, to the extent that the citizenry
justifiably feared a breakdown in law and order.
The business community was hit by a slump in sales and confidence,
leading to reduced earnings and loss of jobs.
- Kamisese Mara
People who are in power make their arrangements in secret,
largely as a way of maintaining and furthering that power.
- Don DeLillo
Maintaining healthy forests is essential to those who
make a living from the land and for those of us who
use them for recreational purposes.
- Cathy McMorris
Maintaining our standard; that's our challenge day-in and day-out.
- Tim Rice
The government of the United States is a device for
maintaining in perpetuity the rights of the people,
with the ultimate extinction of all privileged classes.
- Calvin Coolidge
Research clearly shows us that the earlier women think
about maintaining their bone mass and take the steps to do so,
the better their health will be in the long run.
- Lois Capps
As for our garments, my Mother did not only delight
to see us neat and cleanly,
fine and gay, but rich and costly: maintaining us to
the heighth of her estate,
but not beyond it.
- Margaret Cavendish
Unlimited economic growth has the marvelous quality
of stilling discontent while maintaining privilege,
a fact that has not gone unnoticed among liberal economists.
- Noam Chomsky
We can't manipulate some stars while maintaining other stars as controls;
we can't start and stop ice ages,
and we can't experiment with designing and evolving dinosaurs.
- Jared Diamond
The Ethical Society, therefore, is like a Church in maintaining,
and emphasizing the importance of maintaining the custom
of public assemblies on Sunday.
- Felix Adler
Right now I'm 185, which is really good for me yet
very hard for me to maintain.
My weight seems high for the average woman,
but I've got big bones and I'm maintaining muscle.
- Lisa Leslie
Moral values, and a culture and a religion,
maintaining these values are far better than laws and regulations.
- Swami Sivananda
Read the sacred writings of all the peoples on Earth.
Through all of them runs, like a red thread,
the hidden Science of attaining and maintaining wakefulness.
- Gustave Meyrink
I am working as public relations director for the Tour
de France and maintaining my farm.
- Bernard Hinault
While maintaining our nuclear potential at the proper level,
we need to devote more attention to developing the
entire range of means of information warfare.
- Boris Yeltsin
I think maintaining relationships with my friends,
my mother, my manager, they're all important.
- Christina Applegate
However, I do firmly believe in maintaining the integrity of the animal.
- Janine Turner
But scientists on both sides of the iron curtain played
a very significant role in maintaining the momentum
of the nuclear arms race throughout the four decades of the Cold War.
- Joseph Rotblat
As a result, ways out of the crisis are being intensively
searched for at all levels -
which, however, aim at maintaining the whites' control over the country.
- Joe Slovo
The problem of freedom in America is that of maintaining a competition of ideas,
and you do not achieve that by silencing one brand of idea.
- Max Lerner
Maintaining clean, safe water remains one of our greatest
national and global challenges and responsibilities.
- Jerry Costello
The single most important factor in determining America's
success in the 21st century will be maintaining our
ability to be an innovative and creative society.
- Ron Kind
The cost of acquiring new customers and maintaining
those relationships in an online environment versus
bricks and mortar is significant.
- Stephen Cohen
Good critical writing is measured by the perception
and evaluation of the subject;
bad critical writing by the necessity of maintaining
the professional standing of the critic.
- Raymond Chandler
The wireless segment is approximately 50 percent of our business...
we believe this is an industry-wide phenomenon and that we are,
in fact, maintaining if not gaining market share.
- Antonio Perez
Funding and maintaining programs from Head Start to
Pell Grants must be a high priority.
- Ed Pastor
What I think is that we in the church -
and especially I as an Archbishop -
I'm responsible for maintaining our rules,
and making sure we hold to unity in the Body of Christ.
- George Carey
I think I'm maintaining the quality,
but internally I'm paying for it.
- Gary Larson
What is the essence of America? Finding and maintaining that perfect,
delicate balance between freedom "to" and freedom "from."
- Marilyn vos Savant
Step by step a powerful and enterprising race has driven
them back from the Atlantic to the West until at last
there is scarcely a spot of ground upon which the Indians
have any certainty of maintaining a permanent abode.
- Nelson A. Miles
Maintaining order in the classrooms has never been
easy and it is evident that the school setting requires
some easing of the restrictions to which searches by
public authorities are ordinarily subject.
- Byron White
I would suggest maintaining a life and a career outside the Industry.
This is a fickle business and a lousy one to make a steady living in,
so it's important to have a good family,
friends, job and education to fall back on.
- Fred Savage
Marx, as we have seen, solved it by declaring capital
to be a different thing from product,
and maintaining that it belonged to society and should
be seized by society and employed for the benefit of all alike.
- Benjamin Tucker
It would require more hands to manage a stock of sheep,
gather them from the hills, force them into houses and folds,
and drive them to markets, than the profits of the
whole stock were capable of maintaining.
- James Hogg
The game has kept faith with the public,
maintaining its old admission price for nearly thirty
years while other forms of entertainment have doubled and tripled in price.
And it will probably never change.
- Connie Mack
The Imperial German Government will not expect the
Government of the United States to omit any word or
any act necessary to the performance of its sacred
duty of maintaining the rights of the United States
and its citizens and of safeguarding their free exercise and enjoyment.
- William Jennings Bryan
I am maintaining my schedule of commuting to Washington,
each week from Oregon so that I can spend my weekends
and days when we are not in session traveling to communities throughout my district.
- Greg Walden
Fourth, we might have declared an embargo against the
shipping from American ports of any merchandise to
either one of these governments that persisted in maintaining its military zone.
- George William Norris
Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing
to cut all sources of retreat.
Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that
state of mind known as a burning desire to win -
essential to success.
- Napoleon Hill
Most people compliment me on maintaining my femininity while I'm on the court.
People like the fact that I model.
My fans or little girls always say they want to play sports,
but also want to be a model like me and I think that's great.
- Lisa Leslie
It is clear we can make reforms to better ensure we
are giving law enforcement all of the tools they need
while maintaining the appropriate safeguards to protect
the very freedoms we cherish.
- Leonard Boswell
I am firmly convinced that, in future years,
China and India will join hands in playing a more active
role in maintaining peace and stability in the region
and the world at large and make due contribution to
the cause of human progress and development.
- Li Peng
Philanthropy is involved with basic innovations that transform society,
not simply maintaining the status quo or filling basic
social needs that were formerly the province of the public sector.
- David Rockefeller
To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White
People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou
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