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Controversy Quotes

But there's no ethical, social or political controversy
Adam Katz
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Oliver Wendell Holmes
Controversy equalizes fools and wise men - and the fools know it
Oliver Wendell Holmes
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Bertrand Russell
The most savage controversies are about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way
Bertrand Russell
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Bertrand Russell
The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way. Persecution is used in theology, not in arithmetic.
Bertrand Russell
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When men understand what each other mean, they see, for the most part, that controversy is either superfluous or hopeless
John Newman
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They took it to us pretty good. Whatever the controversy, they took advantage of it. They took advantage of everything they got.
Adam Kennedy
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When they say 'teach the controversy' — their ringing phrase — they want us to pretend to students that scientists are arguing whether evolution took place. This argument is not taking place.
Eugenie Scott
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If there was one thing I could see put behind us right now, it is the controversy at the housing authority.
Robert Barnett
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This kind of controversy is actually pretty frequent. It pretty typically arises because several people are working in the same area and examining the same thing.
Randall Collins
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I think the National Institutes of Health should take responsibility for conducting this type of clinical trial, where controversy and potential harm to the population are at stake.
Adil Shamoo
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Oliver Wendell Holmes
... the hydrostatic paradox of controversy. Don't you know what that means? Well, I will tell you. You know that, if you had a bent tube, one arm of which was of the size of a pipe-stem, and the other big enough to hold the ocean, water would stand at the same height in one as in the other. Controversy equalizes fools and wise men in the same way. And the fools know it.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
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To many doctors this will come as a surprise because it's been a matter of some controversy and speculation and some doctors are convinced it's a problem,
Jack Paradise
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 Bible,
The LORD hath also a controversy with Judah, and will punish Jacob according to his ways; according to his doings will he recompense him.
Bible,
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We discussed about some of the issues that were still causing some controversy inside the UN membership.
Ali Alatas
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There was a lot of debate and lot of controversy, but everyone in the world knows where Scripps landed. That is a major selling point for the state.
Kelly Smallridge
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[Omega Man and his creator have met with their share of controversy.] People criticize me a lot, ... They say, 'Why do you deal with guns, gang violence, racism in your comic books?' Well, kids nowadays have to deal with that.
Alonzo Washington
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A man must be a born fool who voluntarily engages in controversy with Mr. Adams on a question of fact. I doubt whether he was ever mistaken in his life.
Henry Clay
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People may chase telecom and energy shares that suffered the most due to the controversy.
Rakpong Chaisuparakul
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I don't think that anyone believes Peter King shies away from controversy. For a lot of people that's a virtue, for others they might not be so enamored by that.
Rick Lazio
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You run it because there's a news reason to run it. The controversy does not appear to have died down. It's still a news issue.
Amanda Bennett
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help a news organization deal with controversy because it brings it out into the open.
Larry Kramer
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It would help a news organization deal with controversy because it brings it out into the open. If you believe as I do that we're an honest, hard-working news organization, all you need to do is have the ability to explain how you do what you do and they'll understand.
Larry Kramer
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I just lead my life as naturally, as normally as I possibly can. But I can't help it if controversy is hounding me day in and day out. I'm quite amazed sometimes by the way they go about it. I grow a beard and it lands up in the editorial in The Times of India.
Amitabh Bachchan
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Controversy is only dreaded by the advocates of error
Benjamin Rush
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We just don't want to cause any controversy.
Andy Curtin
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Governor Blagojevich and the keno controversy trumped Naperville by one day. We will be in court Wednesday against the Naperville Debate group. The keno case is on its way and the debate litigation is on deck for filing.
Andy Martin
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 Bible,
For it is the day of the LORD's vengeance, and the year of recompences for the controversy of Zion.
Bible,
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If there ever was a day when controversy should be silenced and when all Italian citizens should show solidarity with those who have taken on the lofty task of defending the values of our democracy, then this is the day.
Silvio Berlusconi
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This is awesome. After all the controversy and tension at the Olympics, I wanted to show people at home that my priority is skating.
Shani Davis
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The long and distressing controversy over capital punishment is very unfair to anyone meditating murder.
Geoffrey Fisher
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