Character is the basis of happiness and happiness the sanction of character.
We don't mind having sanctions banning us from Europe. We are not Europeans.
Sanctions are not diplomacy. They are a precursor to war and an embarrassment to a country that pays lip service to free trade.
Death is the sanction of everything the story-teller can tell. He has borrowed his authority from death.
I am the Counselor at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy.
The freedom to criticize judges and other public officials is necessary to a vibrant democracy.
Economic sanctions rarely achieve the desired results.
Sanctions always hurt the poor, the weak, the children.
I am an opponent of Saddam Hussein, but an opponent also, of the sanctions that have killed a million Iraqi children and an opponent of the United States' apparent desire to plunge the Middle East into a new and devastating war.
Sanctions against polluters are feeble and out of date, and are rarely invoked
Our strategic dialogue with China can both protect American interests and uphold our principles, provided we are honest about our differences on human rights and other issues and provided we use a mix of targeted incentives and sanctions to narrow these differences.
Sanctions and negotiations can be very ineffective, and indeed foolish, unless the people you are talking with and negotiating with and trying to reach agreements with are people who can be trusted to keep their word.
The serious crimes by the Sudanese government and the government-supported militias must be met with serious consequences. We must work for tough international economic sanctions on the Sudanese government.
Happiness is the only sanction of life; where happiness fails, existence remains a mad and lamentable experiment.
At a time when U.S. jobs are heading overseas at a record pace, and amidst increased sanctions on our manufacturers and producers from other countries, it's imperative that we do all we can to provide our businesses a climate to operate successfully.
We don't take a macro view... We'd look at every company to figure out if trade sanctions are helpful or hurtful.
The principle of responsibility and collective sanctions is incompatible with the Western concept of justice.
I have never solicited nor received money from Iraq for our campaign against war and sanctions. I have never seen a barrel of oil, never owned one, never bought one, never sold one.
Evil requires the sanction of the victim.
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.
Certainly the international community is putting a lot of pressure on Iran and making clear that its nuclear program must stop. If it stops with the sanctions, the combinations of sanctions, diplomacy, other pressures, I, as the prime minister of Israel, will be the happiest person in the world.
All who think cannot but see there is a sanction like that of religion which binds us in partnership in the serious work of the world.
Existentialism is about being a saint without God; being your own hero, without all the sanction and support of religion or society.
We are victims of evil customs. It is a crime against humanity that our women are shut up within the four walls of the houses as prisoners. There is no sanction anywhere for the deplorable condition in which our women have to live.
Those who had alleged that a million civilians were dying from sanctions were willing, nay eager, to keep those same murderous sanctions if it meant preserving Saddam!
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