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List of Sovereignty Quotes

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Certainly our goal is to leave Iraq, but we can't leave Iraq with our forces until we know that the Iraqi security forces are capable and efficient enough to defend the sovereignty of the nation. John Abizaid

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The fate of every democracy, of every government based on the sovereignty of the people, depends on the choices it makes between these opposite principles, absolute power on the one hand, and on the other the restraints of legality and the authority of tradition. John Acton

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But if republicans are to prevail, if the peace process is to be successfully concluded and Irish sovereignty and re-unification secured, then we have to set the agenda - no-one else is going to do that. Gerry Adams

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The unionists also for their part, want to minimise the potential for change, not only on the equality agenda but on the issues of sovereignty and ending the union. Gerry Adams

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The sovereignty of scriptures of all religions must come to an end if we want to have a united integrated modern India. B. R. Ambedkar

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Sovereignty is not given, it is taken. Kemal Ataturk

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In the absence of justice, what is sovereignty but organized robbery? Saint Augustine

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A family on the throne is an interesting idea. It brings down the pride of sovereignty to the level of petty life. Walter Bagehot

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Relinquishing apparent national sovereignty does not have to entail a loss of national sovereignty, but can actually be a benefit. Ulrich Beck

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The idea that you surrender your identity when you relinquish national powers is unhelpful. No, indeed, precisely the opposite is the case: if done in an intelligent way, you attain the sovereignty to better solve national problems in cooperation with others. Ulrich Beck

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I think there really is no shortcut to sovereignty. Paul Bremer

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But I am sure also that from a political point of view, and from a social point of view the federal link, without infringing the sovereignty of any of the nations which might take part in such as association, could be beneficial. Aristide Briand

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Men live by intervals of reason under the sovereignty of humor and passion. Thomas Browne

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Sovereignty is a word that is used often but it has really no specific meaning. Sovereignty today is nominal. Any number of countries that are sovereign are sovereign only nominally and relatively. Zbigniew Brzezinski

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We owe our troops more than rhetoric; we owe them a real plan. The Administration has yet to put forward a strategy for achieving stability in Iraq, ending the conflict, and handing over sovereignty to the people of Iraq and the new Iraqi government. Dennis Cardoza

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The free world is really helping Lebanon restore its sovereignty. I imagine there is quite a bit of pressure on Syria to leave. I hope they leave in a peaceful way. Camille Chamoun

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We wish to be citizens of the United States or citizens of Puerto Rico. In either case, with all the inherent rights of a natural sovereignty. Jose de Diego

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Well we are hoping that the power of the community of free nations is such that our sovereignty our rights are not going to be challenged by anybody who's going try to undermine the freedom, the openness of our societies and our security. Douglas Feith

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A transitional government is the beginning of a transfer of sovereignty. It's a question of Iraqi security and moving forward with the political process. Joschka Fischer

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All respect for the office of the presidency aside, I assumed that the obvious and unadulterated decline of freedom and constitutional sovereignty, not to mention the efforts to curb the power of judicial review, spoke for itself. Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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You know, we do not want the militarization of Haiti. We do not see a Haitian as a protectorate where it relinquishes its own sovereignty. Danny Glover

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The nations must be organized internationally and induced to enter into partnership, subordinating in some measure national sovereignty to worldwide institutions and obligations. Arthur Henderson

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Let sovereignty be granted us over a portion of the earth's surface large enough to satisfy our rightful requirements as a nation. The rest we shall manage for ourselves. Theodor Herzl

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Our first object is... the obtaining of sovereignty, assured by international law, over a portion of the globe sufficiently large to satisfy our just requirements. Theodor Herzl

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As far as the sovereignty of Bosnia-Hercegovina is concerned we agreed to have limited sovereignty for a limited time and that is clear from the Dayton Agreement. Alija Izetbegovic

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