quote by J. Edgar Hoover

There is but one way to eliminate juvenile delinquency - that is by providing each child in America with competent parents.

— J. Edgar Hoover

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Experts say that if children can't read by the end of the fifth grade, they lose self-confidence and self-esteem, making them more likely to enter the juvenile justice system.

I never found even in my juvenile hours that it was necessary to go a thousand miles in search of themes for moralizing.

We have treated our most serious adversaries, such as Iran and North Korea, in the most juvenile manner - by giving them the silent treatment. In so doing, we have weakened, not strengthened, our bargaining position and our leadership.

If you want to understand the entrepreneur, study the juvenile delinquent.

The delinquent is saying with his actions, ‘This sucks, I’m going to do my own thing.’

The juvenile sea squirt wanders through the sea searching for a suitable rock or hunk of coral to cling to and make its home for life. For this task, it has a rudimentary nervous system. When it finds its spot and takes root, it doesn't need its brain anymore so it eats it!

I have to say I'm all for public flogging.

One type of criminal that a public humiliation might work particularly well with are the juvenile delinquents, a lot of whom consider it a badge of honor to be sent to juvenile detention. And it might not be such a cool thing in the 'hood to be flogged publicly.

Rock and roll is a music, and why should a music contribute to .

.. juvenile delinquency? If people are going to be juvenile delinquents, they're going to be delinquents if they hear ... Mother Goose rhymes.

Juvenile delinquency serves many purposes, including that of providing sadistic adults with fantasies suited to their special tastes.

Education, the great mumbo jumbo and fraud of the age.

Education, the great mumbo jumbo and fraud of the age purports to equip us to live and is prescribed as a universal remedy for everything from juvenile delinquency to premature senility.

Working with drug addicts, alcoholics, and so-called juvenile delinquents in New York City convinced me that instead of working with individuals, more effective methods would deal with the societal conditions that create dysfunctional behaviors in the first place.

California's death penalty is ... an incredibly costly penalty, and the money would be better spent keeping kids in school, keeping teachers and counselors in their schools and giving the juvenile justice system the resources it needs.

I like pot, I enjoy pot, I like to smoke it.

But, the one thing I don't like about pot is the subculture it's spawned. I think it's embarrassing and really juvenile and uncreative

One of the chief differences between an adult and a juvenile is that the adult knows when he is an ass while the juvenile never does.

The juvenile delinquent does not feel his disturbed personality.

The intelligent man does not feel his intelligence or the introvert his introversion.

Humanity has the stars in its future, and that future is too important to be lost under the burden of juvenile folly and ignorant superstition.

An alcoholic father, poverty, my own juvenile diabetes, the limited English my parents spoke - although my mother has become completely bilingual since. All these things intrude on what most people think of as happiness.

I think it's important for us as a society to remember that the youth within juvenile justice systems are, most of the time, youths who simply haven't had the right mentors and supporters around them - because of circumstances beyond their control.

Our faith should be expressed in working toward a better planet for our children and not the selfish, juvenile hope for a better afterlife for ourselves. I don't think anyone is going to Hell, because it only exists in the minds of people who wish ill will on others.

I Should Just Stop Tweeting, The Human Consciousness Must Raise Before I Speak My Juvenile Philosophy.

Using adult stem cells drawn from bone marrow and umbilical cord blood system cells, scientists have discovered new treatments for scores of diseases and conditions such as Parkinson's disease, juvenile diabetes, and spinal cord injuries.

Being a complete juvenile delinquent helped me grow up a little.

Black is too morbid; red will set them on edge; pink is too juvenile; orange is freakish

If you want to understand entrepreneurs, you have to study the psychology of the juvenile delinquent. They don't have the same anxiety triggers that we have.

The same stimulus that animates men to action, will have a proportionate effect on juvenile minds.

I'm a juvenile product of the working class, who's best friend floats in the bottom of a glass.

I merely say that all reading for pleasure is escape, whether it be Greek, mathematics, astronomy, Benedetto Croce, or The Diary of the Forgotten Man. To say otherwise is to be an intellectual snob, and a juvenile at the art of living.

Why do social workers use five-syllable words when dealing with juvenile delinquents?

Typically diagnosed during childhood and adolescent years, juvenile diabetes, also referred to as Type I diabetes, currently affects more than 3 million Americans and more then 13,000 children are diagnosed each year.

It is proper that we acknowledge the overwhelming weight of international opinion against the juvenile death penalty.

John Kerry is a sphincter. Okay, that's a bit juvenile.

In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, old people in America had prayed, "Please God, don't let me look poor." In the year 2000, they prayed, "Please God, don't let me look old." Sexiness was equated with youth, and youth ruled. The most widespread age-related disease was not senility but juvenility.

I wrote my first rhymes around 8th grade.

After serving a year in juvenile detention, I decided to pursue my career as an artist.

My first two books, Letters to a Young Brother and Letters to a Young Sister, were... distributed pretty widely. Judges in juvenile justice facilities started citing the book as required reading.

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