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The men who wrote the Constitution feared most a strong Executive with control of a standing army. Our Constitution is set up to protect all of us from tyranny. (Quote by - Heather Wilson)

He has not convinced me that he will not uphold just the letter of the Constitution, but the spirit of the Constitution as well,(Quote by - Jack Reed)

There is no right by the federal or state constitution to manual recounts. There is no law that says that you must count dimpled ballots, constitutional or otherwise. (Quote by - Barry Richard)

I think today we're setting a constitutional marker and also a constitutional check on presidential power because you can't allow the president to move forward with unfettered fashion. (Quote by - Olympia Snowe)

It's not just an on-off question about whether there's a constitutional right to abortion. If there is such a constitutional right, to what extent is it actually protected? And how far can a state go in regulating it?(Quote by - Mary Cheh)

The Constitution is the fundamental rule for people to live in society. If the rule no longer suits the lives of the general public due to changing times, it should be changed. That goes for regular laws as well as the Constitution. (Quote by - Ichiro Ozawa)

No country in the world can draft their constitution in three months. They themselves took 10 years. Why do they wish to impose a silly constitution on us?(Quote by - Salih Mutlak)

The framers of the Tennessee Constitution put specific safeguards in place to guarantee that the voters are given ample opportunity to engage in public debate and discussion before amending the Constitution. Those requirements should be followed exactly as the founders required. (Quote by - Hedy Weinberg)

It was always written up in our constitution that our positions were not concreted forever and a day, ... It is written in our constitution that our positions would go to the vote by the members of One Nation, so you see they have misread our constitution. (Quote by - Pauline Hanson)

We have a remarkable political system, remarkable for its protection of liberty, its stability and for providing the basis for our economic well-being, ... The success of our political system is due, in large part, but not exclusively so, to the Constitution, now in place for over two centuries. We have been seduced by the great success of the Constitution and its political system, taking both for granted. We need to show more gratitude for the good things that come our way. (Quote by - Paul Peterson)

The constitution does not envisage the possibility of a federal unit breaking away. No federal unit can break away in accordance with the constitution and in a democratic way. If someone does attempt to break away by force, we all know what we will get. (Quote by - Vojislav Seselj)

The attorney general simply got it wrong. Our state constitution says there can be no citizen-initiated constitutional amendment that relates to the reversal of a judicial decision. (Quote by - Gary Buseck)

If you know anything about bar association politics, it is not constitutional scholars who become president of the bar association. She has very little, if any, acquaintanceship with constitutional law, and it's a very hard thing to get a hold of if you go into the court and start wrestling with it. In fact, you're likely to get it very wrong. (Quote by - Robert Bork)

I feel that the constitution is workable, it is flexible and it is strong enough to hold the country together both in peacetime and in wartime. Indeed, if I may say so, if things go wrong under the new Constitution, the reason will not be that we had a bad Constitution. What we will have to say is that Man was vile. (Quote by - B. R. Ambedkar)

If the constitution is not changed, then we will try to bring it down either before the referendum through the law by filing a suit in international or local courts, if we can, challenging the legitimacy of this constitution and the National Assembly. (Quote by - Saleh al-Mutlaq)

The proposed Constitution is, in strictness, neither a national nor a federal constitution; but a composition of both. (Quote by - James Madison)

He represents the kind of justice who will interpret the law with respect to the Constitution and not legislate from the bench. His judicial experience is second to none, and I'm confident he will do an excellent job handling his constitutional responsibility. (Quote by - Craig Thomas)

The Constitution is not a panacea for every blot upon the public welfare, nor should this Court, ordained as a judicial body, be thought of as a general haven for reform movements. (Quote by - John Marshall Harlan)

The Constitutional Council rules on the conformity of the law with the constitution. It has no vocation to rule on its social legitimacy and its political content. (Quote by - Maryse Dumas)

If they can constitute a free and just society with this constitution that they're working on right now, I think that that will be something, a real measurement, a real benchmark,(Quote by - George Allen)

If the Constitution says that the little guy should win, the little guy is going to win in court before me, ... But if the Constitution says that the big guy should win, well, then the big guy is going to win because my obligation is to the Constitution. (Quote by - John Roberts)

If we do not get a universal acceptance of the constitution the likelihood of the violence continuing is there. If it had been an inclusive exercise -- as when everybody had embraced the constitution and everyone saw his interest protected by the constitution -- I think it would have been a rallying exercise. We are not there at this stage,(Quote by - Kofi Annan)

How did Taney know that slave ownership was a constitutional right? Such a right is nowhere to be found in the Constitution. He knew it because he was passionately convinced that it must be a constitutional right. (Quote by - Robert Bork)

If concessions are made to the Sunnis to make additions to the constitution, then the other parties want a guarantee from the Sunnis that they will vote back the constitution at the referendum. But there are no guarantees. (Quote by - Mahmoud Othman)

Since these individuals are people who have been openly trying to change the constitutional order through force and street violence, they can use the parliamentary immunity as a cover-up to topple the constitution itself, ... Thus it is imperative to lift this cover-up immediately to ensure the country's peace and stability. (Quote by - Meles Zenawi)


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