Consent Of The Governed Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 35 Quotes About Consent Of The Governed

#1. Every man, deep down, knows he'a a piece of shit. - Author: Valerie Solanas
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#2. If all men are created equal, that is final. If they are endowed with inalienable rights, that is final. If governments derive their just powers from the consent of the governed, that is final. No advance, no progress can be made beyond these propositions. - Author: Calvin Coolidge
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#3. Two hundred years ago, our Founding Fathers gave us a democracy. It was based upon the simple, yet noble, idea that government derives its validity from the consent of the governed. - Author: Paul Tsongas
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#4. The source of the government's authority is "the consent of the governed." This means that the government is not the ruler, but the servant or agent of the citizens; it means that the government as such has no rights except the rights delegated to it by the citizens for a specific purpose. - Author: Ayn Rand
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#5. Money was never a problem, passports were never required. There were always new places to dance. - Author: Tim O'Brien
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#6. Once one accepts the premise of the Declaration of Independence - that governments derive "their just powers from the consent of the governed" - it follows that the governed must, in order to exercise their right of consent, have full freedom of expression. - Author: Thomas I. Emerson
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#7. Man is not made for the State but the State for man and it derives its just powers only from the consent of the governed. - Author: Thomas Jefferson
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#8. The powers of government exercised locally derive from a federal law authorizing government by consent in local affairs only, unless those affairs are otherwise governed by federal law. - Author: Dick Thornburgh
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#9. Governments rest on the consent of the governed, and that it is the right of the people to alter or abolish them at will whenever they become destructive of the ends for which they were established. - Author: Jefferson Davis
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#10. We set up government by consent of the governed, and the Bill of Rights denies those in power any legal opportunity to coerce that consent. Authority here is to be controlled by public opinion, not public opinion by authority. - Author: Robert H. Jackson
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#11. The consent of the governed is more than a safeguard against ignorant tyrants: it is an insurance against benevolent despots as well. - Author: Walter Lippmann
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#12. Political events are part of everyday life [in Colombia], so art and politics came to me as a natural thing, something that has been very much present in my life from the start. - Author: Doris Salcedo
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#13. Voting is the foundational act that breathes life into the principle of the consent of the governed. - Author: DeForest Soaries
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#14. What cannot letters inspire? They have souls; they can speak; they have in them all that force which expresses the transports of the heart ... - Author: Heloise
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#15. The master not only governs the slave without his consent, but he governs him by a set of rules altogether different from those which he prescribes for himself. Allow ALL the governed an
equal voice in the government, and that, and that only, is self-government. - Author: Abraham Lincoln
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#16. No peace can last, or ought to last, which does not recognize and accept the principle that governments derive all their just powers from the consent of the governed, and that no right anywhere exists to hand peoples from sovereignty to sovereignty as if they were property. - Author: Woodrow Wilson
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#17. What we seek is the reign of law, based upon the consent of the governed and sustained by the organized opinion of mankind. - Author: Woodrow Wilson
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#18. Goddamn woman has me on an invisible line. Like she's cranking the reel and tightening the hook in my mouth before I even have a chance to taste the fucking bait. - Author: K. Bromberg
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#19. Rewards await you if you stay steadfast in your faith. - Author: Joel Osteen
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#20. "All men are created equal." "Government by consent of the governed." "Give me liberty or give me death." And those are not just clever words, and those are not just empty theories. - Author: Lyndon B. Johnson
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#21. Governments derive their just power from the consent of the governed - Author: Harriet Beecher Stowe
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#22. Even the most despotic government cannot stand except for the consent of the governed ... Immediately the subject ceases to fear the despotic force, his power is gone. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#23. Democracy requires accountability and consent of the governed, which is only possible if citizens know what is being done in their name. - Author: Glenn Greenwald
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#24. For in reason, all government without the consent of the governed is the very definition of slavery. - Author: Jonathan Swift
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#25. The consent of the governed is not consent if it is not informed - Author: Edward Snowden
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#26. How individuals of the same species surpass each other in these sensations and in other bodily faculties is universally known, but there is a limit to them, and their power cannot extend to every distance or to every degree. - Author: Maimonides
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#27. As long as women consent to be unjustly governed, they will be; but directly women say: "We withhold our consent," we will not be governed any longer as long as government is unjust. - Author: Emmeline Pankhurst
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#28. As a person, I have a lot of different sides to me, and I genuinely just embrace them. I don't think, 'Oh, I gotta put on my cool face now!' - Author: Tinashe
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#29. The Assad regime has lost the consent of the governed, and it is difficult to see how a replacement Alawite regime would be able to regain this consent. - Author: Elliott Abrams
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#30. Our nation is built on the bedrock principle that governments derive their just powers from the consent of the governed. - Author: Adrian Cronauer
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#31. It is a truth widely recognized that tyranny stems from the consent of the governed as much as democracy does. - Author: Eric Robert Morse
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#32. I enter on the trust to which I have been called by the suffrage of my fellow-citizens with my fervent prayers to the Almighty that He will be graciously pleased to continue to us that protect which He has already so conspicuously displayed in our favor. - Author: James Monroe
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#33. Fortunately, there was government by consent of the governed in America - but just as unfortunately, such governments dearly hate to admit a mistake. - Author: T.R. Fehrenbach
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#34. Government itself is founded upon the great doctrine of the consent of the governed, and has its cornerstone in the memorable principle that men are endowed with inalienable rights. - Author: Leland Stanford
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#35. If aught be worse than failure from overstress of a life's prime purpose, it is to sit down content with a little success. - Author: Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton
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