Topics: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Gavel Quotes


"John Boehner chose a huge gavel. I think somebody's compensating for his small government." - Stephen Colbert

"Judgment is easy: it is black and white, as brutal as a gavel strike." - Luanne Rice

"Judges in Texas swing the gavel with one hand and take money with the other." - Craig McDonald

"From the beginning, we promised folks that they'll see whatever event we cover in its entirety, from gavel to gavel - whether it's the House of Representatives or the Senate. That's the whole reason for being." - Brian Lamb

"The thing is, if you control the Senate meetings, you control the gavel. And the gavel is a very important instrument... an instrument of power. An instrument that establishes the agenda." - Dan Quayle

"If I swung the gavel the way I swung that golf club, the nation would be in a helluva mess." - Tip O'Neill

"My other hobby, because I just love any job with a gavel, is auctioneer. And I so often have presided over charity auctions in New York that many years ago Sotheby's sent me my own gavel. Now, the Sotheby's gavel is infinitely more elegant-it came in a little velvet bag, with "Sotheby's" inscribed in gold. It hangs in my library. I feel that everyone has occasion to use a gavel at various times everyday, they just don't think of it." - Fran Lebowitz

"Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg fell asleep during Obama's speech. She woke up with the other justices drawing a gavel on her face." - Conan O'Brien

"I loved being a judge, and sometimes I miss the power of the gavel, but this is a lot more fun." - Catherine Crier

"The word vagina is a beautiful word, like all words that have v's and g's in them, like gavel, or evangelical. I love vaginas, and evangelicals. I fucking hate gavels though." - Ze Frank

"You cannot be fair to others without first being fair to yourself. Know that a well-honed sense of justice is a measure of personal experience, and all experience is a measure of self. Know that the highest expression of justice is mercy. Thus, as the supreme judge in your own court, you must have compassion for yourself. Otherwise, cede your gavel." - Vera Nazarian

"If people had gavels, there would be no wars. If every person in the world had a gavel and could bang it and get everyone's attention right away and make their displeasure known, I believe the level of actual violence in the world would just disappear to practically nothing." - Fran Lebowitz

"Don't judge me. You wanna judge me, put on a black gown and get a gavel. Get in line with the rest of them that's about to judge me. I got court dates every other month. It's me against the world - that's how I feel." - Lil Wayne