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Leo Tolstoy
The anarchists are right in everything; in the negation of the existing order, and in the assertion that, without authority, there could not be worse violence than that of authority under existing conditions. They are mistaken only in thinking that a
Leo Tolstoy
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In order to the existence of such a ministry in the Church, there is requisite an authority received from God, and consequently power and knowledge imparted from God for the exercise of such ministry; and where a man possesses these, although the bis
John Wycliffe
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St. Aquinas
Wherefore if forgers of money and other evil-doers are forthwith condemned to death by the secular authority, much more reason is there for heretics, as soon as they are convicted of heresy, to be not only excommunicated but even put to death
St. Aquinas
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Freedom of conscience entails more dangers than authority and despotism.
Michel Foucault
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His authority on earth allows us to dare to go to all the nations. His authority in heaven gives us our only hope of success. And His presence with us leaves us no other choice.
John Stott
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The governor appreciates the General Assembly's efforts to help clarify her authority over the flag for this purpose.
Judd Everhart
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I offered to do the legal work on that contract. The authority declined to have us do the work for them for free. So the first time I saw the contract it was a done deal.
Bryan Brown
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It depends on the results of the [police] investigation, ... We will do everything in our authority as a city to ensure the safety of our citizens and to make sure we don't have further violent incidents in and around that club.
Patrick Baker
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They're trying to say that greater federal authority would have made a difference, ... The reality is that the feds are the ones that screwed up in the first place. It's not about authority. It's about leadership. ... They've got all the authority already.
George Haddow
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Those who enjoy responsibility usually get it; those who merely like exercising authority usually lose it.
Malcolm Forbes
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We feel strongly they do have the authority and responsibility to review textbooks. Textbooks are purchased with money out of the state's Permanent School Fund, and the state board has a constitutional responsibility to oversee how those funds are spent.
Peggy Venable
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The authority received protests from various police and community officials.
William Crowley
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Sincere thought, real free thought, ready, in the name of superhuman authority or of humble common sense, to question the basis of what is officially taught and generally accepted, is less and less likely to thrive. It is, we repeat, by far easier to enslave a literate people than an illiterate one, strange as this may seem at first sight. And the enslavement is more likely to be lasting.
Savitri Devi
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Any decent person, using their common sense would know they no longer have the authority to be in a homicide scene.
Kevin O'Connor
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People are reluctant to change because they see it as a challenge to their authority.
Geoff Smith
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The people should have the authority to change the laws.
Lee Halper
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Scott Brown
We're trying to give the Sex Offender Registry Board the clout and authority they deserve.
Scott Brown
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I sincerely feel that the present structure and lines of authority grant me what I need in regards to accomplishing my mission. The secretary and deputy secretary always have their door open to me, and we've had many of discussions.
Scott Charbo
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The 8th Circuit Court had taken away almost all of their local competition authority.
Scott Cleland
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We have not found any evidence or data either within the Ministry of Health or within the Fraser Health Authority that would appear to substantiate that particular suggestion, so we're following up now with the authors of the report to find out exactly what they meant.
George Abbott
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If the health authority can't handle the call, it shouldn't stop there,
Gary Fish
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Where the people possess no authority, their rights obtain no respect.
George Bancroft
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I can't openly say that human rights are violated in Cuba. I don't have either the moral authority or the knowledge that would allow me to say so.
Nestor Kirchner
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Sporting goods in the offline world is a tough business, and companies like Sports Authority and Foot Locker have taken a long time to establish their brands. Given unlimited access to capital, [MVP.com] could have eventually survived.
Heath Terry
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Ronald Reagan
Surround yourself with the best people you can find, delegate authority, and don't interfere
Ronald Reagan
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We stand ready to honor the bargain we struck with the sports authority, and we hope and expect that the sports authority will do the same.
George Postolos
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I hope the sports authority doesn't take it for granted that when they run this deal up the flagpole we're all going to salute,
Carroll Robinson
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Yasser Arafat
has to invest more of his authority, of his control. But there is a beginning of hope that I wouldn't put aside.
Yasser Arafat
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The Sports Authority has (signed it), but the county hasn't, because we've had physical possession of the leases up until now.
Mike White
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While we are the major donor ... we are not the major source of finance for the Palestinian Authority.
Emma Udwin
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