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#1. I have introduced a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United and make it clear that the Congress and state legislatures do have the ability and the power to regulate and get corporate funding out of political campaigns. - Author: Bernie Sanders
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#2. Huge mammals surrounded us, any one of whom could easily overturn our stupid little boat. Tripod would drown. I would drown. Joe would undoubtedly be rescued by mermaids seduced by his beauty. - Author: Kristan Higgins
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#3. Give chance to your wheels to turn with their maximum potentials as long as your passion fuels your life. Don't give up; you are about to make an overturn! - Author: Israelmore Ayivor
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#4. Each generation of rabbis is necessarily less perfect than the rabbis that came before, since each generation is more removed from the perfection of the Garden. Therefore, no rabbi is allowed to overturn any of his forebears' wisdom, since they are all, by definition, smarter than him. - Author: Cory Doctorow
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#5. Revolution does not insure progress. You may overturn thrones, but what proof that anything better will grow upon the soil? - Author: Edwin Hubbel Chapin
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#6. We must not, by any whimsical conceits supposed to be adapted to the altering fashions of the times, overturn the established law of the land: it descended to us as a sacred charge, and it is our duty to preserve it. - Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
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#7. A monarchy is like a man-of-war
bad shots between wind and water hurt it exceedingly; there is danger of capsizing. But democracy is a raft. You cannot easily overturn it. It is a wet place, but it is a pretty safe one. - Author: Joseph Cook
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#8. A bad day can overturn into a better one. And all we have to do is be with each other. - Author: Krista Ritchie
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#9. The political criminal is the victim of an attempt of a more or less despotic government to preserve its own stability. He is not necessarily guilty of an unsocial offense; he simply tries to overturn a certain political order which may itself be anti-social. - Author: Emma Goldman
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#10. If we try to engineer outcomes, if we overturn tradition to make everyone the same, we ruin society. If we upset tradition to allow for an equal shot at the starting gate, everyone wins, except for the charlatans and would be dictators. - Author: Ben Stein
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#11. On the subject of money and politics and the rest, I have a DARE: Disclose who are these people; Amend the Constitution to overturn Citizens United; Reform: let's have public financing of campaigns; and Empower. - Author: Nancy Pelosi
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#12. Anti-abortion activists hope the 20-week abortion ban will be their opening to challenge and ultimately overturn Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court's landmark abortion rights decision. - Author: Anonymous
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#13. I don't advocate civil disobedience. I do advocate the role of an informed citizen to try to overturn when a court makes a mistake and gets an issue wrong. - Author: Rick Santorum
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#14. I'm not a historian, and I wouldn't want to be. I want to change the world. Attack the elite. Overturn the hierarchy. Look at my stories and you'll notice that the villains are always, always, those in power. The heroes are the little people. I hate the establishment. Always have, always will. - Author: Terry Deary
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#15. Young horses who cannot bear the whip or spur find life hard. At every smart they start forward and rush to their destruction, and when the way is stony and difficult, they know no better expedient than to overturn the cart and gallop madly away. - Author: Selma Lagerlof
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#16. It is easier to conquer than to administer. With enough leverage, a finger could overturn the world; but to support the world, one must have the shoulders of Hercules. - Author: Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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#17. Reason, which is the glory of our nature, is destined eventually, in the progress of future ages, to overturn the empire of superstition. - Author: Elihu Palmer
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#18. You don't have a revolution in which you love your enemy, and you don't have a revolution in which you are begging the system of exploitation to integrate you into it. Revolutions overturn systems. Revolutions destroy systems. - Author: Malcolm X
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#19. If Jesus Christ came back today, He and I would get into our brown corduroys and go to the nearest jean store and overturn the racks of blue denim. - Author: Ian Anderson
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#20. Within six months, if I am not dead, I shall have seen you again, madam
even if I have to overturn the world. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#21. President Obama orders religious organizations to violate their conscience. I will defend religious liberty and overturn regulations that trample on our first freedom. - Author: Mitt Romney
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#22. The day that man allows true love to appear, those things which are well made will fall into cofusion and will overturn everything we believe to be right and true. - Author: Dante Alighieri
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#23. Whatever's got you down is causing a great deal of stress. Pick yourself up and reflect on the positive things about your life. You'd be surprised at how one slingshot of optimism can overturn the deep dark thoughts affecting your mood and making you vulnerable. - Author: Bianca McCormick-Johnson
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#24. We are more than conquerors through him that loved us. We shall cast down the powers of darkness which are in the world, by our faith, and zeal, and holiness; we shall win sinners to Jesus, we shall overturn false systems, we shall convert nations, for God is with us, and none shall stand before us. - Author: Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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#25. Republicans would have preferred the court overturn the health care bill, an act that would have underscored Obama's biggest liability - the perception among voters, including those who like and trust him, that he has been ineffective. - Author: Ron Fournier
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#26. While Congress can't overturn the Supreme Court, we can provide carrots and sticks to prevent local governments from unfairly taking property from landowners. - Author: Stephanie Herseth
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#27. One of the reasons this election is so important is because the Supreme Court hangs in the balance. We need to overturn that terrible Supreme Court decision, Citizens United, and then reform our whole campaign finance system. - Author: Hillary Clinton
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#28. The right of revolution, which tyrants, in mockery, accord to mankind, is no legal right under a government; it is only a natural right to overturn a government. - Author: Lysander Spooner
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#29. Being popular doesn't always win spiritual change. Christ didn't pour out the coins of the moneychangers and overturn their tables with any degree of manners when he cleansed the temple. His harshness drew a point - to make people realize how much better they could become. - Author: Shannon L. Alder
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#30. Such power!" Adelaida cried all at once, peering greedily at the portrait over her sister's shoulder.
"Where? What power?" Lizaveta Prokofyevna asked sharply.
"Such beauty has power," Adelaida said hotly. "You can overturn the world with such beauty. - Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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#31. The wind cannot overturn a mountain. Temptation cannot touch the man Who is awake, strong and humble, Who masters hiself and minds the law. - Author: Gautama Buddha
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#32. In the late 19th century, the Populists - a protest movement of mainly disaffected farmers and workers - threatened to overturn established authority. - Author: Robert Dallek
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#33. My master was kidnapped by your household's demon chieftains. Return him early, and I'll spare your lives! If you don't, I'll overturn your den and reduce you spirits to pus and blood! - Author: Wu Cheng'en
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#34. I do support a constitutional amendment on marriage between a man and a woman, but I would not be going into the states to overturn their state law. - Author: Michele Bachmann
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#35. When the people rule, they must be rendered happy, or they will overturn the state. - Author: Alexis De Tocqueville
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#36. Character enough of an opposite description ... My opinion is ... that you could as soon scrub the blackamore white, as to change the principles of a profest Democrat; and that he will leave nothing unattempted to overturn the Government of this Country. - Author: George Washington
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#37. Oh, Karamazov, I am profoundly unhappy. I sometimes fancy all sorts of things, that every one is laughing at me, the whole world, and then I feel ready to overturn the whole order of things. - Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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#38. Intellectual despair results in neither weakness nor dreams, but in violence. It is only a matter of knowing how to give vent to one's rage; whether one only wants to wander like madmen around prisons, or whether one wants to overturn them. - Author: Georges Bataille
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#39. No matter how careful you planned or did your research, the unknowable things would rise up out of the deep and overturn everything. But that was what had drawn him in, wasn't it? The depths of what we don't know? - Author: Sharon Guskin
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#40. When I was a teenager, science meshed with my developing ideals - such as the challenge to authority that was central to punk rock. In science, anyone from any walk of life could make a discovery that would overturn prevailing hypotheses. And that was a cause for celebration among scientists. - Author: Greg Graffin
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#41. EZE21.27 I will overturn, overturn, overturn, it: and it shall be no more, until he come whose right it is; and I will give it him. - Author: Anonymous
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#42. Drugs are nihilistic: they undermine all values and radically overturn all our ideas about good and evil, what is just and what is unjust, what is permitted and what is forbidden. - Author: Octavio Paz
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#43. Watchful are the Gods of all Hands with slaughter stained. The black Furies wait, and when a man Has grown by luck, not justice, great, With sudden overturn of chance They wear him to a shade, and, cast Down to perdition, who shall save him? - Author: Aeschylus
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#44. I do look for openings where I can overturn popular misconceptions, but unlike Christopher Hitchens, I am neither a contrarian nor a lone heretic. I like to have a significant number of academics watching my back. - Author: Steven Pinker
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#45. My dad hates umbrellas, said Deeba, swinging her own. When it rains he always says the same thing. 'I do not believe the presence of moisture in the air is sufficient reason to overturn society's usual sensible taboo against wielding spiked clubs at eye level. - Author: China Mieville
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#46. I was an avidly pro-life governor; I'm an avidly pro-life individual. As a pro-life Republican, I am in favor of having the Supreme Court overturn Roe v. Wade. - Author: Mitt Romney
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#47. Our current use of time is not rational. There is therefore no point in seeking marginal improvements in how we spend our time. We need to go back to the drawing board and overturn all our assumptions about time. - Author: Richard Koch
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#48. Leave no stone unturned. Leave no bone unbroken. Drive your life with care and don't dose off while you do so. If you don't wake up, you are likely miss you way! - Author: Israelmore Ayivor
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#49. If the abuse be enormous, nature will rise up, and claiming her original rights, overturn a corrupt political system. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#50. I draw my idea of the form of government from a principle in nature, which no art can overturn, viz. that the more simple any thing is, the less liable it is to be disordered, and the easier repaired when disordered; - Author: Thomas Paine
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#51. We've known for a long time that it was no longer possible to overturn this world, nor reshape it, nor head off its dangerous headlong rush. There's been only one possible resistance: to not take it seriously. - Author: Milan Kundera
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#52. Obstacles without optimism can overturn opportunities for growth, hope and success. - Author: Kym Gordon Moore
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#53. As a citizen, as a public scientist, I can tell you that Einstein essentially overturned a so strongly established paradigm of science, whereas Darwin didn't really overturn a science paradigm. - Author: Neil DeGrasse Tyson
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#54. What I've always said is that I'm opposed to institutional racism, and I would've, had I've been alive at the time, I think, had the courage to march with Martin Luther King to overturn institutional racism, and I see no place in our society for institutional racism. - Author: Rand Paul
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#55. One of the worst consequences politically would be for the majority of Democrats to vote for someone who, in the near future, would overturn well-established precedents on clean air, clean water, privacy, equal opportunity and religious liberty. - Author: Ralph Neas
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#56. An honest private man often grows cruel and abandoned when converted into an absolute prince. Give a man power of doing what he pleases with impunity, you extinguish his fear, and consequently overturn in him one of the great pillars of morality. - Author: Joseph Addison
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#57. Fundamental assumptions in general and scientific assumptions in particular are so hard to overturn because they are based on belief. Beliefs are so hard to overcome because they are irrational and therefore do not yield to logical argument. - Author: Thomas Campbell
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#58. The first legislation that I produced relating to the Internet was a bill to overturn a restriction inside of the law that prohibited the Internet backbone from being used for anything other than research and scientific and educational communication. - Author: Rick Boucher
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#59. First off, I never favored a constitutional amendment to criminalize abortion or to overturn Roe v. Wade. - Author: Dennis Kucinich
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#60. To overturn orthodoxy is no easier in science than in philosophy, religion, economics, or any of the other disciplines through which we try to comprehend the world and the society in which we live. - Author: Ruth Hubbard
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#61. 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. - Author: James Baker
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#62. A great Nation should have a fixed Government, so that the death of one man should not overturn it. - Author: Napoleon Bonaparte
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#63. Hillary Clinton will nominate justices to the Supreme Court who are prepared to overturn Citizens United! - Author: Bernie Sanders
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#64. Wine was given us by God, not that we might be drunken, but that we might be sober. It is the best medicine when it has the best moderation to direct it. Wine was given to restore the body's weakness, not to overturn the soul's strength. - Author: Saint John Chrysostom
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#65. Longing not so much to change things as to overturn them. - Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
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#66. No law made by man can overturn that of the Creator without dramatically affecting society in its very foundation. - Author: Pope Benedict XVI
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#67. We are different from previous generations of conservatives ... We are no longer working to preserve the status quo. We are radicals, working to overturn the present power structure of this country. - Author: Paul Weyrich
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#68. One should always look to the end of everything, how it will finally come out. For the god has shown blessedness to many only to overturn them utterly in the end. - Author: Herodotus
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#69. Bandwagons roll through our lives. It's up to you whether you jump on them unquestioningly or jump on them to overturn them and subvert them. - Author: Riz Ahmed
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