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    What people in Burma need is a democratic federal Burma that guarantees autonomy, rights and protection for all, regardless of ethnicity, gender, religion or race.
    — Zoya Phan
    If environmental protection efforts continue to lag behind economic growth, pollution will become even more rampant.
    — Zhou Shengxian
    It has been determined by Islamic law that the blood and property of people of Dar Al-Harb (non Muslims) is not protected. Because they fight against and are hostile towards the Muslims, they annulled the protection of his blood and his property.
    — Yusuf al-Qaradawi
    The highly complex, almost mathematical, nature of music creates for it an ironclad protection against the microbes of dilletantism, which penetrate much more easily into the fields of painting, literature, and the theater.
    — Yevgeny Zamyatin
    Off pitch, I keep things simple. I enjoy spending time with my family. I never forget my roots and regularly give back to children in West Africa. I support several youth associations, and I am also involved in the protection of the forest in my country [Ivory Coast]. When away from home, I mostly miss people and enjoying a good laugh with my peers.
    — Yaya Toure
    There are laws about personal protection so it's rare to see a politician criticized. Normally, according to the law, there's a judicial problem with calling people by their real names.
    — Xavier Durringer
    NoH8 on the Hill, NoH8 anywhere. No American, regardless of who they love, should be denied equal protection under the law. History is on our side and our march towards justice will prevail.
    — Xavier Becerra
    The whitewashing of windows can provide very effective protection against fire resulting from the heat-flash from nuclear explosions.
    — William Whitelaw, 1st Viscount Whitelaw
    tags: fire  nuclear  protection 
     
    What we must remember, however, is that preservation of liberties does not depend on motives. A suppression of liberty has the same effect whether the suppressor be a reformer or an outlaw. The only protection against misguided zeal is constant alertness to infractions of the guarantees of liberty contained in our Constitution. Each surrender of liberty to the demands of the moment makes easier another, larger surrender. . .
    — William O. Douglas
    The air of England is too pure for a slave to breathe, and so everyone who breathes it becomes free. Everyone who comes to this island is entitled to the protection of English law, whatever oppression he may have suffered and whatever may be the colour of his skin.
    — William Murray, 1st Earl of Mansfield
    We are a people of faith. We have been so secure in that faith that we have enshrined in our Constitution protection for people who profess no faith. And good for us for doing so. That is what the First Amendment is all about.
    — William J. Clinton
    tags: people  faith  protection 
     
    There are fewer chemical pollutants in the air. Our drinking water is safer. Our food standards have been raised. We've cleaned up more toxic waste sites in three years than the previous administrations did in twelve. The environment is cleaner, and we have fought off the most vigorous assault on environmental protection since we began to protect the environment in 1970. We are moving in the right direction to the 21st century.
    — William J. Clinton
    All ideas having even the slightest redeeming social importance - unorthodox ideas, controversial ideas, even ideas hateful to the prevailing climate of opinion, have the full protection of the guarantees [of the First Amendment].
    — William J. Brennan
    Take away from the courts, if it could be taken away, the power to issue injunctions in labor disputes, and it would create a privileged class among the laborers and save the lawless among their number from a most needful remedy available to all men for the protection of their business interests against unlawful invasion.... The secondary boycott is an instrument of tyranny, and ought not to be made legitimate.
    — William Howard Taft
    Lincoln, answering friends who advised him to seek protection against assassination: "If they kill me the next man will be just as bad for them. In a country like this, where our habits are simple, and must be, assassination is always possible, and will come if they are determined upon it.
    — William Herndon
    The United States are a political state, or organized society, whose end is government, for the security, welfare, and happiness of all who live under its protection.
    — William H. Seward
    Terrorism is escalating to the point that Americans soon may have to choose between civil liberties and more intrusive means of protection.
    — William Cohen
    The public good is in nothing more essentially interested, than in the protection of every individual's private rights.
    — William Blackstone
    tags: right  protection 
     
    When you have an individual that is committed to killing someone else, you can`t expect a restraining order or the police to provide 24-hour protection.
    — William Bennett
    tags: protection 
     
    Money is a protection, a cloak; it can buy one quiet, and some sort of dignity.
    — Willa Cather
    To meditate for world peace, to pray for a better world, and to work for social justice and environmental protection while continuing to purchase the flesh, milk, and eggs of horribly abused animals exposes a disconnect that is so fundamental that it renders our efforts absurd, hypocritical, and doomed to certain failure.
    — Will Tuttle
    The state should avoid all solicitude for the positive welfare of its citizens, and not proceed a step further than is necessary for their mutual security and their protection against foreign enemies. It should impose restrictions on freedom for no other purpose.
    — Wilhelm von Humboldt
    Toxic remnants of war represent a profound challenge for the protection of public health and the restoration of the environment in countries affected by conflict.
    — Widad Akrawi
    Did you know children are dying because of AIDS. Missing the medicines that prevent transmission from mother to child. Missing the protection from parents teachers and role models that can teach them about the danger, and keep them safe from sexual exploitation. Children are missing your support. Unite for children. Unite against AIDS.
    — Whoopi Goldberg
    The best protection against rape, stalking, and domestic violence is to raise men who both understand that women are different, and would never dare take advantage of this difference.
    — Wendy Shalit
    The women in my family - my grandmother and my mother - have been both sources of comfort and terror. Protection was not always available.
    — Wendy C. Ortiz
    I believe in thrift as I believe in freedom, but I don't support the plutocratic hostility to taxation, regulation, and protections of land, water, and air.
    — Wendell Berry
    As a society, we are typically deeply disassociated from animal cruelty, but more than ever, animal protection organizations are telling the backstory.
    — Wayne Pacelle
    We need to have every single school in America immediately deploy a protection program proven to work -and by that I mean armed security.
    — Wayne LaPierre
    I think every school needs a protection plan with a either police officer or certified armed security.
    — Wayne LaPierre
    tags: school  protection 
     
    Diversification is protection against ignorance. It makes little sense if you know what you are doing.
    — Warren Buffett
    Trust and respect are two-way streets. We want the horse to accept us as leaders of the herd, to guide them safely and to provide protection and comfort. In return, they will give us their respect, and willing submission to our ideas about what to do next, and when and where. But this respect can only be based on well deserved trust.
    — Walter Zettl
    Graham liked the idea of protection on the downside.
    — Walter Schloss
    tags: ideas  protection 
     
    The framers gave us the Second Amendment not so we could go deer or duck hunting but to give us a modicum of protection against congressional tyranny.
    — Walter E. Williams
    tags: protection 
     
    Recent school shootings have lured ill-informed Americans into a war on our Second Amendment guarantees, led by the nation's tyrants and their useful idiots. ... The Second Amendment was given to us as protection against tyranny by the federal government and the Congress of the United States.
    — Walter E. Williams
    Disfranchisement is the deliberate theft and robbery of the only protection of poor against rich and black against white.
    — W. E. B. Du Bois
    tags: poor  black  protection 
     
    Were marriage no more than a convenient screen for sexuality, some less cumbersome and costly protection must have been found by this time to replace it. One concludes therefore that people do not marry to cohabit; they cohabit to marry. They do not seek freedom to rut so much as they seek the rut of wedlock.
    — Virgilia Peterson
    I am going to confront the old-fashioned negative thinking which says that all government needs to do to generate growth is cut worker and environmental protections, cut taxes on the rich and stroke 'fat cats' until they purr with pleasure. I'm completely repudiating the idea that government has to get out of the way.
    — Vince Cable
    Woman's ability to earn money is better protection against the tyranny and brutality of men than her ability to vote.
    — Victoria Woodhull
    tags: men  money  protection 
     
    Even Hollywood millionaires are now clamoring for legal protections for their illegal-alien nannies and gardeners, though such elites would hardly countenance a similar legal laxity that would allow foreign film technicians, screenwriters, and actors to flood southern California to work in their industry for a fourth of their own pay.
    — Victor Davis Hanson
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