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.
If somebody prefers to work by means of sanctions, he is welcome to do so. But sanctions are a temporary measure. Firstly, they contradict the international law. Secondly, tell me where this policy of sanctions proved to be effective. The answer is nowhere.
Sanctions are not diplomacy. They are a precursor to war and an embarrassment to a country that pays lip service to free trade.
Sanctions alone could not stop Iran's nuclear program. But they did help bring Iran to the negotiating table.
Death is the sanction of everything that the storyteller can tell. He has borrowed his authority from death.
Sanctions always hurt the poor, the weak, the children.
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.
Economic sanctions rarely achieve the desired results.
No sanction can stand against ignited minds.
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.
We don't take a macro view... We'd look at every company to figure out if trade sanctions are helpful or hurtful.
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.
I am the Counselor at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy.
I have said that the sanction regime is like Swiss cheese - that meant that they weren't very effective.
The freedom to criticize judges and other public officials is necessary to a vibrant democracy.
Government implies the power of making laws. It is essential to the idea of a law, that it be attended with a sanction; or, in other words, a penalty or punishment for disobedience.
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Sanctions against polluters are feeble and out of date, and are rarely invoked
The principle of responsibility and collective sanctions is incompatible with the Western concept of justice.
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.
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.
Existentialism is about being a saint without God; being your own hero, without all the sanction and support of religion or society.
Happiness is the only sanction of life; where happiness fails, existence remains a mad and lamentable experiment.
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.
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