We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Enforce Quotes from Donald Cerrone, Chris Gabrieli, Matt Hancock, Richard Cordray, Tommy Tuberville. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
They need to enforce how and who to give guns to. But there are Americans like me who are responsible, and they shouldn’t take that away. If they outlaw guns, they won’t take mine.
I’ve spent enough time in the business community to know there are certain regulators who are very constructive in their approach – those who enforce the laws and who actually want to help you comply – and there are others who have a prosecutorial attitude.
The terms and conditions of the main social media sites are that you shouldn’t use it under the age of 13, but the companies do absolutely nothing to enforce against that. And they should, I think that should be a requirement.
My job is to take the law as it’s given to me and enforce it and implement it faithfully.
If the Biden administration won’t enforce the law, let’s empower those that will.
The American people deserve to know exactly which laws the Obama Administration is refusing to enforce and why.
For those broadcasters who are less than responsible, the FCC needs to have sharper teeth to enforce the law.
The chief role of the universities is to prolong adolescence into middle age, at which point early retirement ensures that we lack the means or the will to enforce significant change.
Our Founding Fathers created the Executive Branch to implement and enforce the laws written by Congress, and vested this power in the president.
It is not a dream that someday, nations will be able to settle their difficulties without war, just as individuals now settle their personal feuds without resorting to arguments of physical strength or sharp steel. For, then, humanity will have created international jurisdiction and a power to enforce its laws.
Because the worst of all worlds is when you pretend like you have an immigration policy, you make coming into the United States without our permission illegal, and then you actually don’t enforce it.
You can’t put the Hollywood sign in a movie without paying them. That is a landmark in L.A. I’m sorry, remove it from our skyline, then. You know? How dare they. That should be public domain, right? But it’s privately owned, and they enforce that. They sue people. If you see it in the movie, they’ve paid for that.
There are some situations where the police need to have adequate resources on hand in order to be able to go into a situation safely. Their job is to enforce the law, not be martyrs.
Our government just won’t enforce civil rights laws. The laws will be ignored.
Free speech rights means that government officials are barred from creating lists of approved and disapproved political ideas and then using the power of the state to enforce those preferences.
The hundreds of thousands of illegal aliens who have unlawfully crossed our border are posing a significant threat to the government’s ability to effectively enforce our nation’s immigration laws.
We have got to secure the border and enforce existing immigration laws.
The political Right likes to champion individual rights and individual liberty, but it has also worked to enforce morality in relation to abortion, gambling, and homosexuality.
There is international criminal organizations penetrating our southern based borders, and we need to do something about it. Secure the border, enforce the law, no amnesty, and go forward with the legal immigration system that gives priority to American working families and wages.
Unfortunately, the reality was that, for political reasons or whatever, there was a need to enforce antidiscrimination laws, or at least there was a perceived need to do that.
I will defend and enforce the laws of our country to ensure that our people and our nation are protected.
If people think that women only wear the burqa because of coercive pressure, let them create ample opportunities for them, at the same time enforce laws making primary and secondary education compulsory, and then see what women actually do.
We have to train our kids better and really enforce in them that no matter what mainstream media and pop culture and all of the terrible things around us say – that it’s OK to tear people down, that somehow it will make you feel better, and it’s OK to gossip about people – it won’t make you feel better.
Instead of saying we need to outlaw certain types of weapons, we need to find better ways to enforce current law.
I admire law enforcement agents who put their lives on the line to enforce the law while building trust and understanding within a community and around the world. I honor those who seek justice for all the people of this country.
Americans deserve to feel secure in their own lives, in their own middle-class aspirations, before you go to them and say, ‘We’re going to have to enforce navigable sea lanes in the South China Sea.’
Government should enforce rule of law. It should enforce contracts, it should protect people bodily from being attacked by criminals. And when the government does those things, it is facilitating liberty. When it goes beyond those things, it becomes destructive to both human happiness and human liberty.
Jesus was not denying the legitimacy of biblical law. On the contrary, He was affirming biblical law. We love God first; God commands us to keep His word; therefore, we must enforce the law on ourselves.
My parents always enforce the idea of never giving up upon all of my siblings and me, and I think that’s something that will stick with me my whole life.
My job is to enforce the laws of Florida.
The rise of franchising, contracting, and other similar employment practices has made it harder to enforce worker protections like minimum wages, overtime pay, and the right to unionize.
The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly.
If we don’t enforce visa laws, we basically have open borders.
Know when cities and states refuse to help enforce immigration laws, our nation is less safe.
Passion without purpose is kind of pointless. I think God gives us the vision and wisdom to help enforce what he sees for us. You don’t just sit at home and end up on ‘Empire.’
How can we make sure that Confucianism is to be practiced? One must enforce it with power, and to have power, one must have a strong army.
I considered myself engaged in a war from Day One. And my objective was to force the federal government – the Kennedy administration at that time – into a position where they would have to use the United States military force to enforce my rights as a citizen.
I am not a proponent of the death penalty, but I will enforce the law as this Congress gives it to us.
You don’t hear TV cops griping because they have to enforce some Draconian law that shouldn’t be on the books in the first place, or lamenting vindictive excesses in sentencing. Hollywood, supposedly a frothing cauldron of liberalism, has always been conservative on crime.
I will continue to enforce all the laws, including illegal immigration. Nothing changes.
Protests are fine. But in South Carolina we believe in the rule of law, and the people of this state should never doubt that as governor, I will enforce it.
The government cannot enforce its mountain of laws and regulations without voluntary compliance.
Unfortunately, too many public school officials believe that cameras are needed to enforce order and discipline.
The FCC can’t enforce press-statement principles without adopting official rules, and those rules must be based on the legal theory of reclassification.
The fact is this is a great country because we’ve always embraced immigrants. The fact is we have every right to enforce our borders and to protect them, but we also need to provide a pathway for citizenship.
Chaperons, even in their days of glory, were almost never able to enforce morality; what they did was to force immorality to be discreet. This is no small contribution.
It was a privilege to serve as the assistant attorney general for civil rights, a role that allowed me to enforce the Civil Rights Act and help make its promise a reality.
It’s nearly impossible to enforce actual consequences in video games at the moment, but at a table, sitting face-to-face across a tabletop game, or even playing at a LAN party, sportsmanship matters.
We must strictly enforce the Environmental Law, closing down the polluters that fail to meet the standards.
Whenever we have had a need for a national security or public safety issue, Congress has always followed the recommendations of the White House, regardless of who is in control, giving them the resources to keep America safe and to enforce our laws.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is a canonizing institution. Jann Wenner has worked to make Rolling Stone the keeper of the canon since 1970. I don’t like that, because he uses institutional power and he uses economic power to enforce those standards.
There was reference made to our leaders being stupid. It’s not a question of stupidity. It’s that they don’t want to enforce the immigration laws. That there are far too many in the Washington cartel that support amnesty.
The less one knows, the more he thinks he knows, and the more willing he is to employ any and all measures to enforce his views upon others.
I would like to do a story where the country found itself a presidential candidate who actually will get elected preaching traditional values and then sets out to enforce them, where it actually comes down to the fact that reality as we know it may not be as etched in stone as we tell ourselves it is.
The question is: how bad do things have to get before you will do something about it? Where is your line in the sand? If you don’t enforce the constitutional limitations on your government very soon, you are likely to find out what World War III will be like.
We must always embrace individual liberty and enforce the constitutional rights of all Americans-rich and poor, immigrant and native, black and white.
We want to have our beliefs, and we want to enforce them on everyone else, but we don’t want to have to think about everything that comes along with it.
Why would you pass another law when the administration fails to enforce the current laws that are on the books. Why pass another one that’s not going to be enforced either?
It’s great if the in-laws themselves put up boundaries. But if they won’t; it’s up to their grown kids to do it and enforce them.
You must make women count as much as men; you must have an equal standard of morals; and the only way to enforce that is through giving women political power so that you can get that equal moral standard registered in the laws of the country. It is the only way.
We need to separate marketing messages from content. We need to enforce a clear line between ‘editorial’ and ‘advertising.’
Conflict is not inevitable, but disarmament is… everyone now accepts that if there is a default by Saddam the international community must act to enforce its will.
President Obama is in violation of Section 3 of Article II of the Constitution by refusing to enforce the employer mandate provisions of Obamacare. The executive branch, which has no constitutional authority to write or rewrite law at whim, has usurped the exclusive legislative power of Congress.
Well, I think we need to have attrition by enforcement. We need to secure our borders. We need to enforce our laws.
The U.K.’s reputation as a business destination will suffer if its authorities cannot be relied on to enforce the law.
Chaperons don’t enforce morality; they force immorality to be discreet.
I think it’s a fundamental responsibility of the federal government to enforce our nation’s borders.
Trying to enforce our out-of-touch laws is as foolish and impossible as trying to enforce a law requiring that water flow uphill.
If people don’t get paid for their inventions, that’s not a good thing. In the case of many patents, there are people who aren’t in a position to take them to the next level. If you don’t enforce your rights, no one is going to enforce them for you.
Our laws are very clear on a woman’s reproductive health care. I will not only enforce those laws as attorney general, I will take the appropriate action against anyone who tries to interfere with a woman’s right to choose her reproductive health care.
While a strong presence on our southern border is imperative, the border cannot be secured unless we enforce our internal laws and stop ignoring the open complicity of U.S. companies and foreign nations to promote illegal activities.
It is not for me to enforce my morals on others.
I’ve always thought if we don’t want to enforce laws on the books, we should remove them from the books. But when you have laws, you breed contempt if you don’t enforce them.
The most powerful men were those who most effectively used the power of adult competence to enforce childish agreements.
Likewise the leader of any state has to do the same, he has to enforce Shariah firmly, for he will be held in account later in the afterlife if he fails.
We must enforce the laws we have on the books, secure our borders, and deny special benefits to illegal immigrants such as in-state tuition rates. This approach is best for American citizens and is fair to those who have taken the time and effort to go through the legal immigration process.
I think Congress can pass a bill when the American people start regaining trust in the administration to actually do their job and enforce the laws that are already on the books.
Government has three primary functions. It should provide for military defense of the nation. It should enforce contracts between individuals. It should protect citizens from crimes against themselves or their property.
Now a slave is not ‘held’ by any legal contract, obligation, duty, or authority, which the laws will enforce. He is ‘held’ only by brute force. One person beats another until the latter will obey him, work for him, if he require it, or do nothing if he require it.
If a sanctuary city means that our police department does not enforce federal immigration laws, then we are one. But declaring yourself a ‘sanctuary city’ also signals to a lot of people that you are protecting hard-core criminals, which I don’t, and I don’t believe in.
Police departments, since the start of the history of this country, have been used to enforce unconstitutional laws that were designed to discriminate against communities of color and particularly African Americans.
No American should live in fear of going to work or sending their kids to school. Let’s end the fear. Let’s enforce existing gun laws.
For me, ‘Come and See’ is, by a million miles, the best film about war that has ever been made. I would highly recommend, encourage and enforce anyone to watch it.
We must find a better way to enforce the Equalities Act, rather than require the injured party to sue a business, and we must, through legislation and legal action, get tougher on those organisations and industries who ignore or, worse still, exploit disabled people.
What we aim to do, through public pressure, is help the environment protection bureau to enforce the law.
Racist societies enforce the idea of race as home by making race an inescapable fate.
When it comes to reforming MPs’ expenses, the answer is simply to keep it simple: show us receipts as they’re claimed and, where there are abuses, enforce the law.
Finally, a good prosecutor knows that her job is to enforce the law without fear or favor. Likewise, a Supreme Court Justice must interpret the laws without fear or favor.
The U.S. Attorneys who comprise the Attorney General’s Advisory Committee play a critical role in carrying out the Department of Justice’s important work, including its efforts to reduce violent crime, combat the opioid crisis, protect the most vulnerable, and enforce the rule of law.
Agencies and the executive branch need to enforce the law. They don’t need to fill in the spaces if Congress doesn’t act.
A big goal of the liberal Democrats in Congress is to try to do away with any effective cooperation to enforce federal immigration laws.
My job is to enforce the law, without fear or favor.
We have not invaded anyone. We have not conquered anyone. We have not grabbed their land, their culture, their history and tried to enforce our way of life on them.
Laws are getting passed in states like Alabama that basically would punish American citizens who are ‘harboring’ people. Since the federal government hasn’t been able to muster or to get comprehensive immigration reform passed, states are taking it upon themselves to police and enforce laws.
It’s very difficult for the family members of ICE agents, and it’s very difficult for ICE agents to know what’s right and what’s wrong and why should I get engaged and go out there and enforce the law when I don’t know what it means any more to have consequences.
I tend to agree with those who say that a justice’s duty is to the Constitution and that it is thus more legitimate for her to enforce her best understanding of the Constitution rather than a precedent she thinks is clearly in conflict with it.
My faith teaches that life is sacred. That’s why I personally oppose the death penalty. But I take my oath of office seriously, and I’ll enforce the death penalty… because it’s the law.
The NCAA has to establish their own rules and enforce their own rules.
President Ronald Reagan used to speak of the Soviet constitution, and he noted that it purported to grant wonderful rights of all sorts to people. But those rights were empty promises, because that system did not have an independent judiciary to uphold the rule of law and enforce those rights.
The recent, single-year influx of unaccompanied minors from foreign countries into the United States is a direct result of President Obama’s policies of encouraging amnesty and failing to enforce existing immigration laws.
Since Franklin Roosevelt’s leadership in setting up the United Nations and the Nuremberg trials, the U.S. has promoted universal legal norms and the institutions to enforce them while seeking, by hook or by crook, to exempt American citizens, especially soldiers, from their actual application.
Your purpose, then, plainly stated, is, that you will destroy the Government, unless you be allowed to construe and enforce the Constitution as you please, on all points in dispute between you and us.
Either we need to redefine what probable cause means and say that police are not subject to it, or we arrest officers right away just as we would with any other person accused of committing a crime. Either we write new laws or enforce existing ones; we cannot have it both ways.
Because of the failure of the federal government to enforce federal law, we now have ‘banks too big to fail,’ unregulated Internet monopoly, and the evisceration of a dispersed and independent media.
Bilateral talks would have to achieve cessation of the missile work by the North Koreans. And it would have to include, as did the Iranian deal, the International Atomic Energy Agency or some other group coming in to assess that and to enforce that to give information about it internationally.
Being persons, then, women are citizens; and no state has a right to make any new law, or to enforce any old law, that shall abridge their privileges or immunities.
If we can find a way to enforce our laws and keep people from coming into our country illegally while maintaining a strong legal immigration system, I think that’s going to benefit everyone. If you come here illegally, and you commit a crime, you’re not going to be able to stay in our country.
Washington, D.C. is what is broken, not the immigration policies. We have good laws. We have people suffer every day because of government’s failure to enforce the law and be respectful to the process we have. We have a pathway to citizenship already in place.
Washington should revive international efforts begun during the Clinton administration to pressure countries with dangerously loose banking regulations to adopt and enforce stricter rules.
There is overwhelming bipartisan support outside of Washington that we need to finally secure our borders, enforce our laws, and stop the problem of illegal immigration.
In my mind, there’s usually a fairly definitive kind of narrative when I write. But I don’t want to enforce that on other people. I think that’s why I like using metaphor so much.
Make no mistake, tax cheaters cheat us all, and the IRS should enforce our laws to the letter.
Why have a rule if you’re not going to enforce it?
In the absence of a limitation on local enforcement powers, the states are bound by the Supremacy Clause of the United States Constitution to enforce violations of the federal immigration laws.
I personally believe that a democratic society is morally entitled to set and enforce a limit on the number of new immigrants admitted each year.
Because of a massive backlog of asylum cases and an inability to quickly adjudicate and enforce them, more migrants are making the journey to our border.
There may be circumstances in which damaging our relationship with countries over human rights is counterproductive and the benefits to human rights may be very small because of our limited capacity to enforce our stance. That was the dilemma the United States faced after Tiananmen Square.
Arizona did not make illegal, illegal. It is a crime to enter or remain in the U.S. in violation of federal law. States have had inherent authority to enforce immigration laws when the federal government has failed or refused to do so.
If we want to set and enforce a limit on immigration, we have to be willing to say no to would-be immigrants who look a lot like our own ancestors, not because there’s anything wrong with them, but simply because admitting them would exceed our legal limit.
Laws and mechanisms originally meant to enforce copyright, protect children and fight online crime are abused to silence or intimidate political critics.