If I had my way, sporting guns would be strictly regulated, the rest would be confiscated— Nancy Pelosi
Most Powerful Regulators quotations
You know, I think many people have the mistaken impression that Congress regulates Wall Street. In truth that's not the case. The real truth is that Wall Street regulates the Congress.
Rules are mostly made to be broken and are too often for the lazy to hide behind.
The spiritual journey is individual, highly personal.
It can't be organized or regulated. It isn't true that everyone should follow one path. Listen to your own truth.
When the righteous rule, the people rejoice; when the wicked rule, the people groan.
[Socialistic] economic planning, regulation, and intervention pave the way to totalitarianism by building a power structure that will inevitably be seized by the most power-hungry and unscrupulous.
'Truth' is to be understood as a system of ordered procedures for the production, regulation, distribution, circulation and operation of statements. 'Truth' is linked in a circular relation with systems of power which produce and sustain it, and to effects of power which it induces and which extend it. A 'regime' of truth.
Whenever the Lord holds us in suspense, and delays his aid, he is not therefore asleep, but, on the contrary, regulates all His works in such a manner that he does nothing but at the proper time.
A well regulated militia, composed of the body of the people, trained in arms, is the best most natural defense of a free country.
What impressed me particularly in Vienna was the strict order everywhere.
No mob disturbances of any kind, in spite of the greatly increased liberty and relaxation of police regulations.
If all females were not only well educated themselves but were prepared to communicate in an easy manner their stores of knowledge to others; if they not only knew how to regulate their own minds, tempers, and habits but how to effect improvements in those around them, the face of society would be speedily changed.
Power doesn't have to show off. Power is confident, self-assuring, self-starting and self-stopping, self-warming and self-justifying. When you have it, you know it.
We have federal regulations and state laws that prohibit hunting ducks with more than three rounds. And yet it's legal to hunt humans with 15-round, 30-round, even 150-round magazines.
It is time to tax and regulate marijuana like alcohol.
It is time to end the arrests of so many people and the destruction of so many lives for possessing marijuana.
Simple, clear purpose and principles give rise to complex intelligent behavior.
Complex rules and regulations give rise to simple stupid behavior.
The state is or can be master of money, but in a free society it is master of very little else.
The first printed mention of bagels... is to be found in the Community Regulations of Kracow, Poland, for the year 1610 which stated that bagels would be given as a gift to any woman in childbirth.
The banking collapse was caused, more than anything, by bad government policy and the total failure of bad regulation, rather than by greed.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
Moral values, and a culture and a religion, maintaining these values are far better than laws and regulations.
The law sends us to Christ to be justified, and Christ sends us to the law to be regulated.
The more I consider the condition of the white men, the more fixed becomes my opinion that, instead of gaining, they have lost much by subjecting themselves to what they call the laws and regulations of civilized socieities.
The government has the right to change laws and rules and regulations.
All pro sports, as well as the NCAA, should thank God every day we have sports betting here... We have the only agency in the world that regulates the honesty of games.
Actually criminal sanctions that are given could be up to five years for violating the rules and regulations under the campaign finance reform. This is like the Alien and Sedition Act of years and years ago, decades ago.
In states where no regulation exists, anyone is permitted to perform medical imaging and radiation therapy procedures, sometimes after just a few weeks of on-the-job training.
To be governed ... is to be watched, inspected, directed, indoctrinated, numbered, estimated, regulated, commanded, controlled, law-driven, preached at, spied upon, censured, checked, valued, enrolled - by creatures who have neither the right, nor the wisdom, nor the virtue to do so.
Corruption is government intrusion into market efficiencies in the form of regulations.
I have the most ill-regulated memory.
It does those things which it ought not to do and leaves undone the things it ought to have done. But it has not yet gone on strike altogether.
Motorists who want to save money on gas will demand and buy more fuel-efficient vehicles. We should not limit their freedom with more government regulations.
The most serious problem facing humankind is climate change.
All of these people breathing and burning our atmosphere has led to an extraordinarily dangerous situation. I hope next generation will emerge and produce technology, regulations, and a worldview that enable as many of us as possible to live happy healthy lives.
The trouble with government regulation of the market is that it prohibits capitalistic acts between consenting adults.
... immediately call on Congress to pass far-reaching industry regulation like the Firearms Safety and Consumer Protection Act ... [which] would give the Treasury Department health and safety authority over the gun industry, and any rational regulator with that authority would ban handguns.
It's about businesses nervous about taking on school leavers because of a mass of red tape. It's about health and safety regulations and green fines.
You read constantly that banks are lobbying regulators and elected officials as if this is inappropriate. We don't look at it that way.