The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.
The most serious charge which can be brought against New England is not Puritanism but February.
The Vatican is against surrogate mothers. Good thing they didn't have that rule when Jesus was born.
If God is for you, nothing can stand against you
Against logic there is no armor like ignorance.
One of Dawkins' major gripes is against religion. I am in total agreement on that one. I abhor religion.
Gigantic sums are now required to maintain prisons and insane asylums and protect the public against gangsters and lunatics. Why do we preserve these useless and harmful beings? The abnormal prevent development of the normal.
I don't think that there is absolute freedom of the press. We operate under laws - against libel, for instance. The idea that there is some absolute press freedom is kind of a myth.
Don't hold against me that I don't own - that I don't own a single stock or bond. Don't hold it - I have no savings accounts.
Stupidity is not an accusation that could be hurled against such prominent early Republicans as Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Elihu Root and Charles Evans Hughes.
A prisoner in the Inquisition is never allowed to see the face of his accuser, or of the witnesses against him, but every method is taken by threats and tortures, to oblige him to accuse himself, and by that means corroborate their evidence.
Mere goodness can achieve little against the power of nature.
We must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex.
Poetry, even when apparently most fantastic, is always a revolt against artifice, a revolt, in a sense, against actuality.
I've said very clearly, including in a State of the Union address, that I'm against 'don't ask, don't tell' and that we're going to end this policy.
The Founders didn't mention political parties when they wrote the Constitution, and George Washington in essence warned us against them in his Farewell Address.
I am not against hasty marriages, where a mutual flame is fanned by an adequate income.
We must have the strictest adherence to security procedures to protect against compromise by hostile foreign powers.
To take a few nouns, and a few pronouns, and adverbs and adjectives, and put them together, ball them up, and throw them against the wall to make them bounce. That's what Norman Mailer did. That's what James Baldwin did, and Joan Didion did, and that's what I do - that's what I mean to do.
All that seems indispensible in stating the account between the dead and the living, is to see that the debts against the latter do not exceed the advances made by the former.