Constitution Quotes

361 Constitution quotes:

"When I proposed this amendment to the Legislature, it simply removed segregationist language from our constitution -- something I hope all Alabamians would support."
Author: Riley Quotes Category: Constitution Quotes
"Right now the Constitution is mere paper, with no bearing upon the British people, although they might find it good for doorstops, good for real fires and good for fish and chips."
"The constitution is left to our people to approve or reject it, ... I hope that our people will accept it despite some flaws."
"But it's that flexibility, that elasticity of the Constitution that allows for that, and so that's part of its extraordinary brilliance that has allowed it to last as long as it has."
Author: Davis Quotes Category: Constitution Quotes
"The Suffrage Law would need to be adapted to the 1999 Constitution to provide for some defense of minority's representation."
"A titanic clash between two competing and radically different versions of the Constitution."
Author: Neas Quotes Category: Constitution Quotes
"Today's ruling underscores the importance of amending California's constitution to preserve marriage as one man and one woman. The people of California will not put up with such nonsense."
"Do not separate text from historical background. If you do, you will have perverted and subverted the Constitution, which can only end in a distorted, bastardized form of illegitimate government."
"Today's lawsuit simply requests the court to uphold the Constitution. The entire law is invalid because the law the House passed is different from the law the Senate passed and the president signed."
"It was judicial tyranny. If the constitution is changed, it can only be changed by a vote of the people."
"The Constitution does not guarantee the right to acquire information at a public library without any risk of embarrassment."
"The Colorado statute, however, applies only to American flags, which raises another constitutional issue. The Constitution prohibits what the case law calls 'viewpoint discrimination.' This means that the government cannot silence one side of a debate while allowing speakers who favor an opposing viewpoint. Thus, to the extent that personal display of American or Mexican flags now symbolizes opposing views on the current national debate about immigration issues, the Colorado statute cannot constitutionally protect the right of students to display the American flag while allowing a school to ban the display of a different flag."
"It's a titanic clash between two radically different interpretations of the Constitution. . . . It's not good versus evil. It's a tremendous battle over judicial philosophy."
Author: Neas Quotes Category: Constitution Quotes
"We're basically wanting to amend article six of the Missouri Constitution, which is where most of the language is used for the abuse of eminent domain. We also would like to clear up the language in two sections of the first article of the Missouri Bill of Rights to get a more clear definition of certain terms."
"I will not vote for this, it is against the (constitution)."
Author: Lee Quotes Category: Constitution Quotes
"Mrs. Sonia Gandhi's party and her government was caught red-handed trying to subvert the constitution and parliament. She became a victim of her own conspiracy."
"The repeal of racist language in the Constitution of Alabama was and still is a necessary step in the state's ability to progress."
Author: Davis Quotes Category: Constitution Quotes
"It will be interesting to see if they can tinker with their constitution and ideology to convince us and Europe they have changed their spots."
Author: Kemp Quotes Category: Constitution Quotes
"More students have a better knowledge of pop culture than of the Constitution,"
Author: Bowen Quotes Category: Constitution Quotes
"The constitution should be written in time. It is in our benefit to have one word to agree on,"

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