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Preserving The Union Quotes


"I am in favor of preserving the French habit of kissing the hands of ladies. After all one must start somewhere." - Sacha Guitry

"Sahaja Yoga is the spontaneous union of the individual consciousness with the All-Pervading Divine Power..." - Nirmala Srivastava

"The cement of this union is the heart-blood of every American." - Thomas Jefferson

"Marvin Miller, I suspect, is the most effective union organizer since John L. Lewis." - Studs Terkel

"The three ingredients of a successful union between two ... humor, commitment & undying love." - Bill Cosby

"If Lincoln's primary goal in the War was not the abolition of slavery but simply to preserve the Union, the question arises: Why did the Union need preserving? Or, more pointedly, why did the Southern states want to secede?" - G. Edward Griffin

"As Americans, preserving the best..." - Paul Robeson

"The union miner cannot agree to the acceptance of a wage principle which will permit his annual earnings and his living standards to be determined by the hungriest unfortunates whom the non-union operators can employ." - John L Lewis

"Every piece of progressive social legislation passed by Congress in the 20th century bears a union label." - George Meany

"In union there is strength." - Aesop

"If people want to change, they will. If they don't want to, it's hard to make them do so. The current interest in the environment is a good thing. The best way to make a contribution in fashion is to promote the idea that a fundamental interest in preserving the environment is itself fashionable." - Giorgio Armani

"Demanding domestic security in times of war invites carelessness in preserving civil liberties and the right of privacy. Frequently the people are only too anxious for their freedoms to be sacrificed on the altar of authoritarianism thought to be necessary to remain safe and secure." - Ron Paul

"Let us be good stewards of the Earth we inherited. All of us have to share the Earth's fragile ecosystems and precious resources, and each of us has a role to play in preserving them. If we are to go on living together on this earth, we must all be responsible for it." - Kofi Annan

"I believe that love is the main key to open the doors to the "growth" of man. Love and union with someone or something outside of oneself, union that allows one to put oneself into relationship with others, to feel one with others, without limiting the sense of integrity and independence. Love is a productive orientation for which it is essential that there be present at the same time: concern, responsibility, and respect for and knowledge of the object of the union." - Erich Fromm

"We join ourselves to no party that does not carry the flag and I keep step to the music of the Union." - Rufus Choate

"My goal in life is to give to the world what I was lucky to receive: the ecstasy of divine union through my music and my dance." - Michael Jackson

"A great many people fall in love with or feel attracted to a person who offers the least possibility of a harmonious union." - Rudolf Dreikurs

"If you want that splendid power in prayer, you must remain in loving, living, lasting, conscious, practical, abiding union with the Lord Jesus Christ." - Charles Spurgeon

"Yoga, an ancient but perfect science, deals with the evolution of humanity. This evolution includes all aspects of one's being, from bodily health to self realization. Yoga means union - the union of body with consciousness and consciousness with the soul. Yoga cultivates the ways of maintaining a balanced attitude in day to day life and endows skill in the performance of one's actions." - B.K.S. Iyengar

"We have forgotten the gracious hand which has preserved us in peace and multiplied and enriched and strengthened us, and have vainly imagined in the deceitfulness of our hearts that all these blessings were produced by some superior wisdom and virtue of our own. Intoxicated with unbroken success, we have become too self sufficient to feel the necessity of redeeming and preserving Grace, too proud to pray to the God that made us." - Abraham Lincoln

"We believe that the spreading out and perpetuity of the institution of slavery impairs the general welfare. We believe - nay, we know, that that is the only thing that has ever threatened the perpetuity of the Union itself." - Abraham Lincoln

"The world may need fixing, but it's worth preserving." - Rick Riordan

"Nothing for preserving the body like having no heart." - Jean Antoine Petit-Senn

"Preserving the serious health condition is usually painful." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"Preserving the sweetness of proportion and expressing itself beyond expression." - Ben Jonson

"Life - a spiritual pickle preserving the body from decay." - Ambrose Bierce

"You have got to unite in the same labor union and in the same political party and strike and vote together, and the hour you do that, the world is yours." - Eugene V Debs

"Union of the weakest develops strength not wisdom. Can all men, together, avenge one of the leaves that have fallen in autumn? But the wise man avenges by building his city in snow." - Wallace Stevens

"As a great socialist power the Soviet Union is fully aware of its responsibility to the peoples for preserving and strengthening peace. We are open to peaceful, mutually beneficial cooperation with states on all continents. We are for the peaceful settlement of all disputable international problems through serious, equal, and constructive talks." - Konstantin Chernenko

"Every man who loves peace, every man who loves his country, every man who loves liberty ought to have it ever before his eyes that he may cherish in his heart a due attachment to the Union of America and be able to set a due value on the means of preserving it." - James Madison

"As we all learned from the sorry experience of state-sanctioned bureaucracies in Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union, decentralization [in education] is crucial to both freedom and excellence." - Jerry Brown

"General Secretary Gorbachev, if you seek peace, if you seek prosperity for the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, if you seek liberalization: Come here to this gate! Mr. Gorbachev, open this gate! Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!" - Ronald Reagan

"My muse must come to me on union time." - George Balanchine

"Will this massive outcry [about pollution] continue long enough to have effective results? Will federal and state laws be enacted with effective enforcement clauses? Will people be concerned long enough to pay the bill through higher prices? Will towns tole lost jobs when it proves too costly to clean obsolete plants?... I think so, but it sure won't be as easy as the present outcry and political oratory suggest. The answers to preserving a livable environment are not all simple, and some of the nuts now pushing simplistic cure-alls won't help bring about any lasting solutions." - Malcolm Forbes

"What did in the Soviet Union was the Soviet Union." - Robert Dallek

"Only someone obsessed with sexual fidelity to an unhealthy degree places a higher value on preserving the ideal of monogamous marriage over preserving an actual marriage." - Dan Savage

"The day will come when men will recognize woman as his peer, not only at the fireside, but in councils of the nation. Then, and not until then, will there be the perfect comradeship, the ideal union between the sexes that shall result in the highest development of the race." - Susan B Anthony

"The lover is moved by the beloved object as the senses are by sensual objects; and they unite and become one and the same thing. The work is the first thing born of this union; if the thing loved is base the lover becomes base." - Leonardo Da Vinci

"Love is most nearly itself When here and now cease to matter. Old men ought to be explorers Here or there does not matter We must be still and still moving Into another intensity For a further union, a deeper communion Through the dark cold and the empty desolation, The wave cry, the wind cry, the vast waters Of the petrel and the porpoise." - T S Eliot

"It is the chief value of legend to mix up the centuries while preserving the sentiment." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"The meaning of our self is not to be found in its separateness from God and others, but in the ceaseless realization of yoga, of union; not on the side of the canvas where it is blank, but on the side where the picture is being painted." - Rabindranath Tagore

"It is probable that the lemon is the most valuable of all fruit for preserving health." - Maud Grieve

"Preserving and protecting the state tobacco settlement funds is the nations Governors highest priority." - Mel Carnahan

"Its hard to exaggerate the importance of preserving the financial integrity of Social Security." - Bill Delahunt

"The joy of writing. The power of preserving. Revenge of a mortal hand." - Wislawa Szymborska

"Preserving and protecting the state tobacco settlement funds is the nation's Governors highest priority." - Mel Carnahan

"It's hard to exaggerate the importance of preserving the financial integrity of Social Security." - Bill Delahunt

"The public library system of the United States is worth preserving." - Henry Rollins

"Yoga is a big misnomer in the west, people don't know what this yoga is. Yoga means union with the divine. When you become one with the divine, the divine starts flowing through you and you become part and parcel of the whole." - Nirmala Srivastava

"We operate here under directives which emanate from the White House... The substance of the directives under which we operate is that we shall use our grant making power to alter life in the United States such that we can comfortably be merged with the Soviet Union." - Horace Rowan Gaither

"One eighth of the whole population were colored slaves, not distributed generally over the Union, but localized in the Southern part of it. These slaves constituted a peculiar and powerful interest. All knew that this interest was, somehow, the cause of the war." - Abraham Lincoln

"These atheist cultures were certainly diligent in preserving the relics of their saints." - Elizabeth Kostova

"Preserving the health by too strict a regimen is a worrisome malady." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"Self-preservation isn't worth it if you can't live with the self you're preserving" - David Levithan

"I have to determine whether the joy of craplets is worth preserving." - Howard Stringer

"Preserving power, rather than increasing it, is the main goal of states." - John Mearsheimer

"To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace." - George Washington

"Preserving the health by too strict a regimen is a wearisome malady." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"Preserving the health by too severe a rule is a wearisome malady." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"China's limited military power is for the sake of preserving national sovereignty, security, and territorial integrity," - Li Zhaoxing

"I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it." - Niccolo Machiavelli

"To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving peace." - George Washington

"We made a good start toward preserving recreational areas like the Chattahoochee River." - Roy Barnes

"This country, and the West Coast, especially, is bad at preserving any cultural legacy." - Esapekka Salonen

"This country, and the West Coast, especially, is bad at preserving any cultural legacy." - Esa-Pekka Salonen

"An important part of what the state does is preserving its history." - James R Thompson

"In Germany, under the law everything is prohibited except that which is permitted. In France, under the law everything is permitted except that which is prohibited. In the Soviet Union, everything is prohibited, including that which is permitted. And in Italy, under the law everything is permitted, especially that which is prohibited." - Newton N. Minow

"There is nothing wrong with duality as long as it does not create conflict. Multiplicity and variety without strife is joy. In pure consciousness there is light. For warmth, contact is needed. Above the unity of being is the union of love. Love is the purpose of duality." - Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj

"Gentlemen, comrades, do not be concerned about all you hear about Glasnost and Perestroika and democracy in the coming years. They are primarily for outward consumption. There will be no significant internal changes in the Soviet Union, other than for cosmetic purposes. Our purpose is to disarm the Americans and let them fall asleep." - Mikhail Gorbachev

"Cash-payment never was, or could except for a few years be, the union-bond of man to man. Cash never yet paid one man fully his deserts to another; nor could it, nor can it, now or henceforth to the end of the world." - Thomas Carlyle

"The union of lakes - the union of lands - The union of States none can sever - The union of hearts - the union of hands - And the flag of our Union for ever!" - George Pope Morris

"The union of lakes, the union of lands, The union of States none can sever, The union of hearts, the union of hands, And the flag of our Union forever!" - George Pope Morris

"The union of lakes-the union of lands- The union of States none can sever- The union of hearts-the union of hands- And the flag of our Union for ever!" - George Pope Morris

"The States acceded to the Union." - Benjamin Franklin

"Friendship is the next pleasure we may hope for: and where we find it not at home, or have no home to find it in, we may seek it abroad. It is an union of spirits, a marriage of hearts, and the bond thereof virtue." - William Penn

"Apparently, union bosses are so distraught about declining enrollments they will stoop to exploiting illegal workers. There is no doubt that this would hurt American workers, who would suddenly face a flooded job market full of cheap foreign labor. It would depress the wages of the American workers and cost them jobs." - Lamar S Smith

"I wonder that we Americans love our country at all, it having no limits and no oneness; and when you try to make it a matter of the heart, everything falls away except one's native State; -neither can you seize hold of that, unless you tear it out of the Union, bleeding and quivering." - Nathaniel Hawthorne

"We will stand by our friends and administer a stinging rebuke to men or parties who are either indifferent, negligent, or hostile, and, wherever opportunity affords, to secure the election of intelligent, honest, earnest trade unionists, with clear, unblemished, paid-up union cards in their possession." - Samuel Gompers

"The force of union conquers all." - Homer

"Union gives strength to the humble." - Publilius Syrus

"Friendship is the union of spirits..." - William Penn

"Blood is the rose of mysterious union." - Jim Morrison

"All your strength is in union, all your danger is in discord." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"The ACLU (The American Communist Lawyers Union, no, I'm sorry, it's the Anti Christian Lawyers Union)" - Kent Hovind

"The preamble to the Constitution states: "We, the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquillity, provide for the common defence, promote the general welfare..." It doesn't say "guarantee the general welfare." And it certainly doesn't say "give welfare benefits to all the people in the country who aren't doing so well even if the reason they aren't doing so well is because they're sitting on their butts in front of the TV"." - P. J. O'Rourke

"From the union of power and money, from the union of power and secrecy, from the union of government and science, from the union of government and art, from the union of science and money, from the union of ambition and ignorance, from the union of genius and war, from the union of outer space and inner vacuity, the Mad Farmer walks quietly away." - Wendell Berry

"The common people have no history: persecuted by the present, they cannot think of preserving the memory of the past." - Jean Henri Fabre

"Success follows those adept at preserving the substance of the past by clothing it in the forms of the future." - Dee Hock

"My father was a meat worker. He was a union organizer in the meat workers union." - Michael Leunig

"The children despise their parents until the age of when they suddenly become just like them - thus preserving the system." - Quentin Tarantino

"Preserving the 30-year prepayable fixed-rate mortgage - it's like the bedrock of the housing system - is critical." - Bill Ackman

"As you probably know, some American politicians and American journalists refer to Washington, DC as the "capital of the free world." But it seems to me that this great city (Brussels), which boasts 1,000 years of history and which serves as the capital of Belgium, the home of the European Union, and the headquarters for NATO, this city has its own legitimate claim to that title." - Joe Biden

"Let us by wise and constitutional measures promote intelligence among the people as the best means of preserving our liberties." - James Monroe

"The worst of charity is that the lives you are asked to preserve are not worth preserving." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"What is more important for the world right now than preserving ways of living in balance with the earth?" - Daoud Hari

"The more widely you can spread this notion of achieving ROI by preserving and improving ecosystems, the better." - Ramez Naam

"Whoever wants me to talk, I'll come over and tell them about the necessity of preserving the Everglades." - Marjory Stoneman Douglas

"The more that voting is glorified as a panacea, the more lackadaisical people become about preserving their constitutional rights." - James Bovard

"Careers, children and homemaking all come above preserving your appearance. Self-preservation is at the bottom of the scale." - Trinny Woodall

"Every Christian should be both conservative and radical; conservative in preserving the faith and radical in applying it." - John Stott

"In the battle for preserving sound social and moral norms, many religious institutions can no longer be counted as allies." - William Bennett

"I'm all about kind of preserving hair and face, conditioning products and staying out of the sun." - Avril Lavigne

"People never remeber happiness with the care that they lavish on preserving every detail of their suffering." - Edward St Aubyn

"Not to be lost in idle admiration is the only sure means of making and preserving happiness." - Horace

"I'm a preservationist, I believe in preserving history intact, but I also enjoy the technological advances which have been made." - George Takei

"I am in favor of preserving the French habit of kissing ladies' hands - after all, one must start somewhere." - Sacha Guitry

"I concentrate in my work on preserving and displaying the original flavor from each ingredient in a dish." - Alain Ducasse

"So I'm going to go on and work on preserving the ozone layer, encouraging everyone to recycle." - Dean Stockwell

"Basically, I think 21st century conservation is moving toward preserving ecosystems by dealing with the needs of people." - Edward Norton

"I think I love and reverence all arts equally, only putting my own just above the others; because in it I recognize the union and culmination of my own. To me it seems as if when God conceived the world, that was Poetry; He formed it, and that was Sculpture; He colored it, and that was Painting; He peopled it with living beings, and that was the grand, divine, eternal Drama." - Charlotte Saunders Cushman

"Patriotism threatens free speech with death. It is infuriated by thoughtful hesitation, constructive criticism of our leaders and pleas for peace. It despises people of foreign birth. It has specifically blamed homosexuals, feminists and the American Civil Liberties Union. In other words, the American flag stands for intimidation, censorship, violence, bigotry, sexism, homophobia and shoving the Constitution through a paper shredder. Whom are we calling terrorists here?" - Barbara Kingsolver

"Of all the young men in America only a few hundred can get into major league baseball, and of these only a handful in a decade can get into the Hall of Fame. So it goes in all human activity. .. Some become multimillionaires and chairmen of the board, and some of us must be content to play baseball at company picnics or manage a credit union without pay." - William Feather

"But what was most remarkable, Broadway being three miles long, and the booths lining each side of it, in every booth there was a roast pig, large or small, as the centre attraction. Six miles of roast pig! And that in New York City alone; and roast pig in every other city, town, hamlet, and village in the Union. What association can there be between roast pig and independence?" - Frederick Marryat

"When love is accompanied with deep intimacy, it raises us to the highest level of human experience. In this exalted space, we can surrender our egos, become vulnerable and know levels of joy and well-being unique among life experiences. We attain a glimpse of the rapture that can be ours. Boundaries are blurred, there are no limitations and we rejoice in union. We become one and, at the same time, both...." - Leo Buscaglia

"We are the trade union for pensioners and children, the trade union for the disabled and the sick... the trade union for the nation as a whole." - Edward Heath

"My preference is that employees pay their union dues, but what I also get is that I'd rather someone be in the union than not in the union." - Bill Shorten

"The ultimate arbiter is the people of the Union." - Thomas Jefferson

"The Soviet Union has become the seacoast of the universe." - Sergei Korolev

"Carter is the best President the Soviet Union ever had." - William Safire

"Faith is the union of God and the soul." - John of the Cross

"Gaiety is the most outstanding feature of the Soviet Union." - Joseph Stalin

"there is nothing more American than the trade-union movement." - Rose Schneiderman

"Reagan bankrupted the Soviet Union by increasing armaments." - Norman Mailer

"The only thing sweeter than union is reunion." - Kathleen McGowan

"Mysticism is the art of union with Reality." - Evelyn Underhill

"The entire European Union is a left-wing dream" - Dennis Prager

"I'm a firm believer in the monetary union." - Wolfgang Schauble

"A restitution of the Union has been rendered forever impossible." - Jefferson Davis

"A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers." - Ruth Graham

"So rare is the union of beauty with modesty." - Juvenal

"Union and Communion: this is the essence of Christianity." - Heidi Baker

"Matrimony was probably the first union to defy management." - Red Ruffing

"The union of a want and a sentiment." - Honore De Balzac

"The soul is restored through union with God." - Leanne Payne

"Would Colonel [Bernie] Sanders honeymoon in the Soviet Union?" - Joe Biden

"Solidarity forever! For the union makes us strong." - Ralph Chaplin

"Marriage is... the union of hands and hearts." - Jeremy Taylor

"The Union will awaken. It always has. We always will." - David Brin

"There have been major disagreements within the European Union." - Jeanpierre Raffarin

"Rare is the union of beauty and purity." - Juvenal

"There have been major disagreements within the European Union." - Jean-Pierre Raffarin

"Matrimony is the union of meanness and martyrdom." - Karl Kraus

"If the Union was formed by accession of States then the Union may be dissolved by the secession of States." - Daniel Webster

"Oh, you can't scare me, I'm sticking to the union, I'm sticking to the union 'til the day I die." - Woody Guthrie

"One of the things I know about the European Union is that the European Union can destroy jobs." - Michael Gove

"Real prayer is union with God, a union as vital as that of the vine to the branch.." - Mother Teresa

"The European Union can now act like a major power, at least that is what the European Union tells us." - John Bolton

"I think the National Football League needs a new union. The heavyweights of this union are not heavyweights enough." - Jim Brown

"It equally proves, that though individual oppression may now and then proceed from the courts of justice, the general liberty of the people can never be endangered from that quarter; I mean so long as the judiciary remains truly distinct from both the legislature and the Executive. For I agree, that "there is no liberty, if the power of judging be not separated from the legislative and executive powers." And it proves, in the last place, that as liberty can have nothing to fear from the judiciary alone, but would have every thing to fear from its union with either of the other departments..." - Alexander Hamilton

"In all countries, in all centuries, the primary reason for government to set up schools is to undermine the politically weak by convincing their children that the leaders are good and their policies are wise. The core is religious intolerance. The sides simply change between the Atheists, Catholics, Protestants, Unitarians, etc., depending whether you are talking about the Soviet Union, the Austro-Hungarian Empire, America, etc. A common second reason is to prepare the boys to go to war and the girls to cheer them on." - Marshall Fritz



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