12 Total Quotes

Prohibition Quotes

The supreme court has said the proper avenue used is through their court, through a writ of prohibition, ... The supreme court can deny the petitioners' claims altogether, they can say they will hear the matter or they can respond to or hear part of the writ.
Brian Brown
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Al Capone
Prohibition has made nothing but trouble
Al Capone
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There was definitely broad Senate opposition to the concept of a national 1.5-mile prohibition.
Andy Davis
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Jello Biafra
For every prohibition you create you also create an underground.
Jello Biafra
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Prohibition may be a disputed theory, but none can complain that it doesn't hold water
Tom Masson
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Prohibition may be a disputed theory, but none can say that it doesn't hold water.
Thomas Masson
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Prohibition doesn't work, and again, they've put the evidence right there showing that responsible regulation has hugely reduced cigarette use.
Bruce Mirken
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William Hazlitt
We find many things to which the prohibition of them constitutes the only temptation.
William Hazlitt
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Abraham Lincoln
Whether or not the world would be vastly benefited by a total banishment from it of all intoxicating drinks seems not now an open question. Three-fourths of mankind confess the affirmative with their tongues, and I believe all the rest acknowledge it in their hearts.
Abraham Lincoln
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I would not have agreed to the plea bargain had I known about the double jeopardy prohibition,
Paul Phillips
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All I kin git out o' the Wickersham position on prohibition is that the distinguished jurist seems to feel that if we'd let 'em have it the problem o' keepin' 'em from gitten;' it would be greatly simplified
Kin Hubbard
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Abraham Lincoln
Prohibition will work great injury to the cause of temperance. It is a species of intemperance within itself, for it goes beyond the bounds of reason in that it attempts to control a man's appetite by legislation, and makes a crime out of things that are not crimes. A Prohibition law strikes a blow at the very principles upon which our government was founded.
Abraham Lincoln
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