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Excellence is the best deterrent to racism or sexism.
I was raised to believe that excellence is the best deterrent to racism or sexism. And that's how I operate my life.
Armed and law-abiding citizens are a greater deterrent to violent crime than 1,000 laws passed by Congress.
Our nuclear weapons are meant purely as a deterrent against nuclear adventure by an adversary.
Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Look, Israel doesn't intend to introduce nuclear weapons, but if people are afraid that we have them, why not? It's a deterrent.
If somebody plans to carry out a series of murders... then this is obviously an evil and pre-meditated attack and in that case, there could be a deterrent effect.
The whole idea of a nuclear system is to have a deterrent where we decide if we're going to use it.
Most Americans will be horrified that President Obama is compromising our deterrent to chemical and biological attacks on this country. Our allies will also be troubled by his aspiration to eliminate U.S. tactical nuclear weapons in Europe.
Having worked for him in the nuclear weapons policy business, I can tell you that President Reagan was committed to assuring the effectiveness of our nuclear deterrent.
The only method by which people can be supported is out of the effort of those who are earning their own way. We must not create a deterrent to hard work.
Robert A. Taft
A far greater factor than abolishing poverty is the deterrent effect of swift and certain consequences: swift arrest, prompt trial, certain penalty and - at some point - finality of judgment.
Warren E. Burger
One cannot fashion a credible deterrent out of an incredible action.
What we've seen this season is that if something that will enhance performance is available, some players will indulge... unless the penalty is an absolute deterrent.
The thing that makes countries want to pursue some kind of nuclear deterrent is precisely the fact that they feel threatened.
Stephen M. Walt
The major deterrent to war is in a man's mind.
All forces are a deterrent to and would be employed in a general war. Most of our forces could be employed in a limited war, if required.
Thomas S. Gates, Jr.
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