Restrain Quotes

We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Restrain Quotes from Gerrit Smith, Bill Condon, Brendan Dooling, John Locke, Chief Seattle. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.

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Let us tell our legislators in advance, that this is a right, restraints on which, we will not, cannot bear; and that every attempt to restrain it is a palpable wrong on God and man.
Gerrit Smith
It’s in the nature of television to restrain the spontaneity of a live event. Things become more and more prepackaged.
Bill Condon
In voiceover, you have to restrain yourself when you’re acting in the sound booth in front of the microphone. If you lean left or you lean right, you’re going to lose the voice. Yet you yourself become animated when you’re doing the part. So you’ll see a lot of flailing arms, but a very still face.
Brendan Dooling
The end of law is not to abolish or restrain, but to preserve and enlarge freedom. For in all the states of created beings capable of law, where there is no law, there is no freedom.
John Locke
Youth is impulsive. When our young men grow angry at some real or imaginary wrong, and disfigure their faces with black paint, it denotes that their hearts are black, and that they are often cruel and relentless, and our old men and old women are unable to restrain them. Thus it has ever been.
Chief Seattle
We absolutely have to restrain concentrations of wealth in industry from spoiling the situation for everybody.
William Weld
What is the purpose of the electoral college? It has a few purposes. One, it’s to restrain pure democracy. Very good, very important, that’s a wonderful thing.
Michael J. Knowles
A President of the United States cannot restrain anything from publication.
Michael Wolff
It is not enough for us to restrain from doing evil, unless we shall also do good.
St. Jerome
A person in my position has to restrain himself.
Vin Diesel
Those who restrain their desires, do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
William Blake
When I am a good guy on TV, my character tends to be almost identical to how I am as a real person. However, as a bad guy, I get to be the opposite. I get to be a jerk. I get to talk trash, I get to say all the things that I’m thinking but have to restrain myself from saying out of respect or decency.
Mojo Rawley
Fear causes individuals to restrain their spending and firms to withhold investments; as a result, the economy weakens, confirming their fear and leading them to restrain spending further. The downturn deepens, and a vicious circle of despair takes hold.
Robert J. Shiller
It is questionless desirable in all ordinary cases, wherever positive law is established, to restrain ourselves within the letter of that law and to allow the criminal all the benefit, if benefit to him shall result, of any evasion or escape that the law shall afford him.
William Godwin
In our struggle to restrain the violence and contain the damage, we tend to forget that the human capacity for aggression is more than a monstrous defect, that it is also a crucial survival tool.
Katherine Dunn
To feel much for others and little for ourselves; to restrain our selfishness and exercise our benevolent affections, constitute the perfection of human nature.
Adam Smith
The laws receive their force and authority from an oath of fidelity, either tacit or expressed, which living subjects have sworn to their sovereign, in order to restrain the intestine fermentation of the private interest of individuals.
Cesare Beccaria
Both for Havana’s beauty and decay, it’s very hard to restrain yourself from staring everywhere you look.
Brin-Jonathan Butler
I call on the people of Tripoli to restrain themselves and not get drawn into conflict with anyone.
Najib Mikati
The Anarchists answer that the abolition of the State will leave in existence a defensive association, resting no longer on a compulsory but on a voluntary basis, which will restrain invaders by any means that may prove necessary.
Benjamin Tucker
Desires collide; the wish to eat bumping up against the wish to be thin, the desire to indulge conflicting with the injunction to restrain. Small wonder food makes a woman nervous.
Caroline Knapp
A wise and frugal government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another, shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned.
Thomas Jefferson
One great object of the Constitution was to restrain majorities from oppressing minorities or encroaching upon their just rights.
James K. Polk
It comes down to the simple idea that government has grown substantially under Barack Obama, and government has been a failure in American’s lives, and Hillary Clinton wants to grow government even further. I think Donald Trump wants to restrain government and shrink government.
Sean Duffy
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Playing a bad guy is always a freeing experience, because you don’t have the same envelope of restrictions as you have playing a good guy. Good guys restrain themselves; they kind of have their moral fiber cut out for them in varying degrees.
John Travolta
It is easier to lead men to combat, stirring up their passion, than to restrain them and direct them toward the patient labors of peace.
Andre Gide
Shame may restrain what law does not prohibit.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Some people object to libertarian ideas because there are too many irresponsible people in the world – people who will cause trouble if the government doesn’t restrain them.
Harry Browne
I think people should have the legal right to hurt themselves without fearing that they’re going to get locked up for doing so. But on a personal level, if someone I loved was hurting himself or herself in front of me, I would, of course, try to restrain them.
Chester Brown