Objections quotes:

  • Every time someone puts an objection to me, I want to say: 'OK, OK, let's go on to something else.' Objections have never contributed anything. -- Gilles Deleuze
  • Objections to verbification in English tend to be motivated by personal taste, not clarity. Verbed words are usually easily understood. When a word like 'friend' is declared not a verb, the problem isn't that it's confusing; it's that the protester finds it deeply annoying. -- Erin McKean
  • There is no philosophy without the art of ignoring objections. -- Joseph de Maistre
  • Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome. -- Samuel Johnson
  • Everybody's for democracy in principle. It's only in practice that the thing gives rise to stiff objections. -- Meg Greenfield
  • So many objections may be made to everything, that nothing can overcome them but the necessity of doing something. -- Samuel Johnson
  • Men acquiesce in a thousand things, once righteously and boldly done, to which, if proposed to them in advance, they might find endless objections. -- Robert Dale Owen
  • I wrote several articles criticizing psychoanalysis, but the analysts weren't listening to my objections. So I finally quit after practicing it for six years. -- Albert Ellis
  • If they make the deadline because the Shiites and Kurds essentially rammed a draft through over Sunni Arab objections, there will be hell to pay. -- Wayne White
  • If you believe you are right, then you should believe that you can make the case that you're right. This requires you to deal with serious objections properly. -- Julian Baggini
  • Let this circumstance of our constitution therefore be directed to this noble purpose, and then all the objections urged against it by jealous tyranny and affrighted superstition will vanish. -- Adam Weishaupt
  • Today, the theory of evolution is an accepted fact for everyone but a fundamentalist minority, whose objections are based not on reasoning but on doctrinaire adherence to religious principles. -- James D. Watson
  • There are some legitimate security issues, but I believe many of the objections the administration is making are not for security reasons, but to disguise mistakes that were made prior to Sept. 11. -- Bob Graham
  • Of the 55 refineries closed in America in the last 10 years, they were all closed for economic reasons, mostly oil company mergers. Not a single one was closed for environmental purposes or objections. -- Peter DeFazio
  • Bishop Frederick Henry of Calgary is facing at least two official objections to his public statements along with expensive hearings before the Alberta Human Rights Commission for expressing his biblical views on same sex marriage. -- Stockwell Day
  • The obvious objections to the execution of Saddam Hussein are valid and well aired. His death will provoke violent strife between Sunni and Shia Muslims, and between Iraqis in general and the American occupation forces. -- Richard Dawkins
  • One of the greatest objections which families have to New South Wales, is their apprehension of the moral effects that are likely to overwhelm them by bad example, and for which no success in life could compensate. -- Charles Sturt
  • There was reference made to a book written in Greek by a former Rabbi who had been converted to Christianity. There was reference to a publication of a high clergyman of Milan. Not even did Jews raise objections to that book. -- Julius Streicher
  • O that unbelievers would learn of faithful Abraham, and believe whatever is revealed from God, though they cannot fully comprehend it! Abraham knew God commanded him to offer up his son, and therefore believed, notwithstanding carnal reasoning might suggest may objections. -- George Whitefield
  • Moreover, as the leadership of the House confirmed last year, the Administration remains opposed to a congressional resolution on the Armenian Genocide due to Turkish objections. This approach sends absolutely the wrong signal to Turkey and to the rest of the world. -- Patrick J. Kennedy
  • Humanity has nearly suffocated the globe with carbon dioxide, yet nuclear power plants that produce no such emissions are so mired in objections and obstruction that, despite renewed interest on every continent, it is unlikely another will be built in the United States. -- Michael Specter
  • For some of my friends who raise personal objections to marriage equality, they still recognize the importance of being accepting. And many of them also recognize that regardless of what they choose to believe or practice at home or at their church, that doesn't give them the right to discriminate. -- Scott Fujita
  • If companies can refuse to provide coverage for women, what other objections to the Affordable Care Act will we see based on 'religious grounds'? For that matter, will 'religious freedom' be used as an excuse to discriminate against other minorities and disenfranchised groups across the board? Where will it end? -- Al Sharpton
  • It was always foolhardy for Republicans and conservatives to stake their objections to Obamacare on the number of sign-ups; Social Security is going bankrupt despite 100% enrollment. The reality is that Obama was always destined to hit his required numbers because, after all, he has the power of government to compel action. -- Ben Shapiro
  • I am well aware that many will say that no one can possibly speak with spirits and angels so long as he lives in the body; and many will say that it is all fancy, others that I relate such things in order to gain credence, and others will make other objections. -- Emanuel Swedenborg
  • The Practice' I was on for seven years and it was a law show, so I really - a lot of objections and things like that, lots of long, long monologues that David Kelly used to write me, which were great. I was really lucky to have my first show go that long. -- Kelli Williams
  • Over the objections, where they sound like squealing pigs, over the objections of Romney and all his allies, we passed some of the toughest Wall Street regulations in history, turning Wall Street back into the allocator of capital it always has been and no longer a casino. And they want to repeal it. -- Joe Biden
  • Jokes are unanswerable objections. -- Mason Cooley
  • Treat objections as requests for further information. -- Brian Tracy
  • Digressions, objections, delight in mockery, carefree mistrust are signs of health... -- Friedrich Nietzsche
  • Nonsense, n. The objections that are urged against this excellent dictionary. -- Ambrose Bierce
  • Plant the seeds of your dreams and weed all the objections out. -- Mary Anne Radmacher
  • The cunning tempter, by avoiding the grossness of vice, often silences objections. -- Antoine Rivarol
  • Set aside your repertoire of objections and own 100 percent of your focus. -- Lorii Myers
  • Nothing [] will ever be attempted, if all possible objections must be first overcome. -- Samuel Johnson
  • My principal objections to orthodox religion are two: slavery here and hell hereafter. -- Robert Green Ingersoll
  • I have no objections to churches so long as they do not interfere with God's work. -- Brooks Atkinson
  • Hong Kong's people will get what they want, despite China's objections. Freedom invariably wins in the end. -- Chris Patten
  • There is nothing good that does not meet with opposition, and it should not be valued any less because it encounters objections. -- Vincent de Paul
  • When our brain feels too weak to deal with our opponent's objections, our heart answers by casting suspicion on their underlying motives. -- Friedrich Nietzsche
  • Self-pity ? I see no moral objections to it, the smell drives people away, but that's a practical objection, and occasionally an advantage. -- E. M. Forster
  • Before becoming an Australian you will be asked to subscribe to certain values. If you have strong objections to those values, don't come to Australia. -- Peter Costello
  • CEOs and employers at for-profit corporations should not be able to prevent women from access to health care simply because of their own personal religious objections. -- Dan Maffei
  • Lots of people have objections to prizes of all types, and it would be extraordinary if everybody agreed on anything that's worthwhile - they never do. -- Kate Mosse
  • As a broad generalization, big businesses have no moral objections to being whores. Getting into bed with Uncle Sam is all a question of price, not principle. -- Jonah Goldberg
  • Once the principle is admitted that it is the duty of the government to protect the individual against his own foolishness, no serious objections can be advanced against further encroachments. -- Ludwig von Mises
  • If we do not mean that God is male when we use masculine pronouns and imagery, then why should there be any objections to using female imagery and pronouns as well? -- Carol P. Christ
  • If we do no mean that God is male when we use masculine pronouns and imagery, then why should there be any objections to using female imagery and pronouns as well? -- Carol P. Christ
  • He decided to plunge on with pardons over the department's objections, or where he knew that there would be objections if he had let career prosecutors know what he was doing. -- Barbara Olson
  • All suggested accounts of the origin of the solar system are subject to serious objections. The conclusion in the present state of the subject would be that the system cannot exist. -- Harold Jeffreys
  • I believe that Congress will and must act before then to renew its objections to multiple and discriminatory taxes on the Internet, as well as to taxes that inhibit Internet access. -- John McCain
  • Danzhol. The one with the marriage proposal and the objections to the town charter in central Monsea. "Bacon," Bitterblue muttered. "Bacon!" she repeated, then carefully made her way up the spiral stairs. -- Kristin Cashore
  • It is a thing of no great difficulty to raise objections against another man's oration, it is a very easy matter; but to produce a better in it's place is a work extremely troublesome. -- Plutarch
  • I do not believe there are any new objections to be discovered to the truth of Christianity. Men may argue ingeniously against our faith, but what can they say in defense of their own? -- Francis Scott Key
  • It appears to me, then, little short of a miracle, that the Delegates from so many different States . . . should unite in forming a system of national Government, so little liable to well founded objections. -- George Washington
  • It would not be possible for Noah to do in our day what he was permitted to do in his own ... The inspector would come and examine the Ark, and make all sorts of objections. -- Mark Twain
  • London's Windmill Theater grew famous for its nude tableaux. During the 1940 and 1950, this theater overcame the objections of censors by agreeing that none of its naked actors would move any part of his/her body. -- Lynda Bellingham