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Dangerous because your present Administration and its specialized agencies by all accounts know no restraint in hitting out at any perceived enemy of America, and nobody or nothing can protect one from their vindictiveness. (Quote by - Breyten Breytenbach)

When restraint and courtesy are added to strength, the latter becomes irresistible. (Quote by - Mohandas Gandhi)

Addressing global resentment cannot be put off. If we do not learn to use our predominant power with great restraint, we will antagonize the world. (Quote by - Lee H. Hamilton)

I don't want to hear again from the attorney general or anyone on this floor that this government has shown it can be trusted to use the power we give it with restraint and care. (Quote by - Russ Feingold)

Nobody can deny but religion is a comfort to the distressed, a cordial to the sick, and sometimes a restraint on the wicked; therefore whoever would argue or laugh it out of the world without giving some equivalent for it ought to be treated as a common enemy. (Quote by - Mary Wortley Montagu)

Childhood obesity is best tackled at home through improved parental involvement, increased physical exercise, better diet and restraint from eating. (Quote by - Bob Filner)

For the stage displays the first vigorous expression, as the natural thing and without conspicuous restraint, of private individuality. (Quote by - Lascelles Abercrombie)

By gold all good faith has been banished; by gold our rights are abused; the law itself is influenced by gold, and soon there will be an end of every modest restraint. (Quote by - Sextus Propertius)

Liberty exists in proportion to wholesome restraint. (Quote by - Daniel Webster)

In itself, homosexuality is as limiting as heterosexuality: the ideal should be to be capable of loving a woman or a man; either, a human being, without feeling fear, restraint, or obligation. (Quote by - Simone de Beauvoir)

Why are we so full of restraint? Why do we not give in all directions? Is it fear of losing ourselves? Until we do lose ourselves there is no hope of finding ourselves. (Quote by - Henry Miller)

Actors must practice restraint, else think what might happen in a love scene. (Quote by - Cedric Hardwicke)

Things aren't right. If a burglar breaks into your home and you shoot him, he can sue you. For what, restraint of trade? (Quote by - Bill Maher)

The final end of government is not to exert restraint but to do good. (Quote by - Rufus Choate)

This submission is a restraint of liberty, but could be of no effect as to the good intended, unless it were general; nor general, unless it were natural. (Quote by - Algernon Sydney)

Remove severe restraint and what will become of virtue? (Quote by - Seneca)

To the totality of purposes of the perfect Law there belong the abandonment, depreciation, and restraint of desires in so far as possible. (Quote by - Maimonides)

At every crisis in one's life, it is absolute salvation to have some sympathetic friend to whom you can think aloud without restraint or misgiving. (Quote by - Woodrow Wilson)

After the revolution, it might very well remain necessary to place people where they could not do harm to others. But the one under restraint should be cut off from the rest of society as little as possible. (Quote by - Barbara Deming)

You praise the firm restraint with which they write (Quote by - I'm with you, there, of course: They use the snaffle and the curb all right, But where's the bloody horse? (Quote by - Roy Campbell)

I look forward to a great future for America - a future in which our country will match its military strength with our moral restraint, its wealth with our wisdom, its power with our purpose. (Quote by - John F. Kennedy)

To hell with reality! I want to die in music, not in reason or in prose. People don't deserve the restraint we show by not going into delirium in front of them. To hell with them! (Quote by - Louis-Ferdinand Celine)

There are limits to self-indulgence, none to self-restraint. (Quote by - Mahatma Gandhi)

To be truly free, it takes more determination, courage, introspection and restraint than to be in shackles. (Quote by - Pietro Bellusch)

And if thought and emotion can persist in this way so long after the brain that sent them forth has crumpled into dust, how vitally important it must be to control their very birth in the heart, and guard them with the keenest possible restraint. (Quote by - Algernon H. Blackwood)

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