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The intelligence suffers today automatically in consequence of the attack on all authority, advantage, or privilege. These things are not done away with, it is needless to say, but numerous scapegoats are made of the less politically powerful, to satisfy the egalitarian rage awakened.
Wyndham Lewis
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Everybody we've seen here today has an aversion to authority figures. They're afraid of their government, ... So the government has to reach out to that particular population if we expect to do anything with the number of cases we have here.
David Ryan
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the president's critical authority to detain enemy combatants who take up arms on behalf of al Qaeda.
Alberto Gonzales
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The armed forces and the police should be subordinated to the authority elected by the popular sovereignty.
Alejandro Toledo
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Mahmoud Abbas,
Those who are responsible should be hunted down by the Palestinian police. The Palestinian Authority will have no tolerance for such actions.
Mahmoud Abbas,
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Maryland police officers do not have any authority or authorization to enforce immigration laws,
Charles Moose
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Without that, the face of the world would not have changed, ... the greatest moral authority of our time.
Aleksander Kwasniewski
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I thought it was a good time to talk about responsibilities of the Fourth Estate and always questioning authority - which at times we shirk.
George Clooney
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First and foremost, we are cooperating with the Palestinian National Authority led by Mahmoud Abbas rather than the government. Our general policy of cooperation with the PA would not change. We will judge the future government by its deeds. We hope that the policy chosen by Abbas will be continued.
Alexander Kalugin
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The impervious cover question somehow brings out the challenge to our water quality authority.
Carol Patterson
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His resignation is going to affect the Palestinian Authority very negatively. He was trusted by the international community, and this trust will disappear when he goes.
Ali Jarbawi
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This is a tough response, when you tell a contractor they no longer have the authority to submit work they are contractually required to submit because they are not following procedure.
Allen Benson
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Charles De Gaulle
Authority doesn't work without prestige, or prestige without distance.
Charles De Gaulle
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Franklin D. Roosevelt
Put two or three men in positions of conflicting authority. This will force them to work at loggerheads, allowing you to be the ultimate arbiter.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
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However, the Turnpike Authority will certainly work with the administration and the Legislature on any proposals that may benefit the state.
Joseph Orlando
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It's not unusual. We have no authority to hold them if they can make the bail.
Allen Moore
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Leave no authority existing not responsible to the people.
Thomas Jefferson
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She can really rip the ball with authority to all fields.
Allison Maire
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We were very pleased at the cooperation we received both from Israel and from the Palestinian Authority on this matter.
Alvaro Soto
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There was never any question of our authority. BP was cooperative throughout the process. If in the future a company is not as cooperative, this rule would provide the board with an important tool.
Daniel Horowitz
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It is unusual to try to place someone for first-degree murder in anywhere but the Youth Authority, in my opinion.
Andrew Baird
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Francis Bacon
Nothing destroys authority more than the unequal and untimely interchange of power stretched too far and relaxed too much.
Francis Bacon
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Our authority to own and operate a container terminal has been confirmed and now it is time to build it.
Andrew Fulghum
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Hugh Laurie
I just feel like that's a young person's game. It's partly because you spend your whole time mocking authority figures, and once you reach the age where you could be a general or a bishop or a politician, it means something different. It stops being the kid in class doing impressions of the teacher.
Hugh Laurie
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Francis Bacon
Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority
Francis Bacon
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I have no idea what the Ports Authority is thinking and I never have. We're moving forward with the condemnation and feel confident it's back on track and are delighted that the Supreme Court ruling justified our right to build a marine terminal on the Savannah River.
Andrew Fulghum
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Walter Benjamin
Death is the sanction of everything the story-teller can tell. He has borrowed his authority from death.
Walter Benjamin
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There has always been a certain proportion of people who leave the Church on issues of authority and sex. That hasn't changed since we started doing research on it back in the early 1960s.
Andrew Greeley
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Outside of the Constitution we have no legal authority more than private citizens, and within it we have only so much as that instrument gives us. This broad principle limits all our functions and applies to all subjects.
Andrew Johnson
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Being mayor doesn't give her the authority to violate the Constitution or suspend it. Anyone has the right to attend a meeting of government bodies as provided by state law and directly by the Constitution. She is simply a mayor, and there are limits to her powers. I'd have her point to the law that gives her the authority to prevent colleagues from attending public meetings.
Terry Francke
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