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I think we ought to be forgiving. The president said he's sorry. I think we need to have a proper punishment -- maybe censure by the Congress -- and move on and deal with the problems facing this county. (Quote by - Tom Sawyer)

Had the Senate or House, or both, censured or somehow warned Richard Nixon, the tragedy of Watergate might have been prevented. Hopefully the Senate will not sit by while even more serious abuses unfold before it. (Quote by - John Dean)

The silence of a friend commonly amounts to treachery. His not daring to say anything in our behalf implies a tacit censure. (Quote by - William Hazlitt)

We asked for an apology or a censure of the city attorney, but we never got anything from the city. (Quote by - Carol Cox)

The baseline is the same. Is Iran going to suspend enrichment activity? Is Iran going to return to the negotiations? Or is Iran going to continue, as we think they have, to stall and prevaricate and extend things in a meaningless way in order to avoid censure. (Quote by - Adam Ereli)

It is the one season of the year when we can lay aside all gnawing worry, indulge in sentiment without censure, assume the carefree faith of childhood, and just plain "have fun." Whether they call it Yuletide, Noel, Weinachten, or Christmas, people around the earth thirst for its refreshment as the desert traveller for the oasis. (Quote by - Contributed by: Randi)

It's almost ludicrous that Feingold in the Senate has put up this idea of censuring Bush. (Quote by - Steve Chabot)

Do you really cleanse the office as provided in the Constitution or do you use the Air Wick of a censure resolution? .. A censure is something that is a device, a way of avoiding .. an up or down on impeachment. (Quote by - Henry Hyde)

I think the first order of business after the vote on the articles of impeachment is censure. (Quote by - John Breaux)

Continue to believe that censure is really not worth a tinker's damn. We are going to be listening to evidence to decide what to do in a fair and impartial, judicious way. (Quote by - Arlen Specter)

Assuming that two-thirds of the Senate will not vote to remove the president, what is the alternative? I think we need to explore that in debate, .. Some have suggested censure. I think it is certainly a possibility that the Senate will decide on some alternative to removing the president from office. (Quote by - Thad Cochran)

TV is a major force in our lives - a FORCE. It must be handled very carefully, both its censure and its artistic honesty. (Quote by - Bill Bixby)

I find that the pain of a little censure, even when it is unfounded, is more acute than the pleasure of much praise. (Quote by - Thomas Jefferson)

He's going to introduce a censure motion tomorrow. (Quote by - Trevor Miller)

I can tell you with great certainty that a censure resolution would have failed in the House. (Quote by - Tom DeLay)

Whatever is attempted without previous certainty of success, may be considered as a project, and amongst narrow minds may, therefore, expose its author to censure and contempt; and if the liberty of laughing be once indulged, every man will laugh at. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

It seems not more reasonable to leave the right of printing unrestrained, because writers may be afterwards censured, than it would be to sleep with doors unbolted, because by our laws we can hang a thief. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

The City Council could take action in the form of a resolution to reprimand or censure any council member for violation of the adopted code of conduct. (Quote by - David Levin)

Censure is a limp noodle across the wrist of the president. I think the way we vote on the articles will express the way we feel stronger than any censure vote. (Quote by - Larry Craig )

Some are going to be happy about the decision and some are not. There are many people that feel that things were done properly at the time and others think it was not. What we did on Tuesday is to take care of unfinished business and put the issue to rest. I am happy with the decision (to lift the censure). I think it was the right decision to take. (Quote by - Fred Busche)

The vulgar mind fancies that good judgment is implied chiefly in the capacity to censure; and yet there is no judgment so exquisite as that which knows properly how to approve. (Quote by - Walter Gilmore Simms)

I have often met with happiness after some imprudent step which ought to have brought ruin upon me, and although passing a vote of censure upon myself I would thank God for his mercy. (Quote by - Giacomo Casanova)

A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart, and his next to escape the censures of the world. (Quote by - Joseph Addison)

The plan to lodge a censure motion against certain ministers will go ahead although they may have changed portfolios then. They are still obliged to clear themselves in the planned censure debate. (Quote by - Abhisit Vejjajiva)

Let's dispense with the notion that Congress can punish the president either by a so-called censure or by a fine or any other punishment, .. Such a deal is unconstitutional, and anyone who believes in that kind of deal believes not in the rule of law, but the rule of man, and needs to read the Constitution. (Quote by - Tom DeLay)

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