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In a market economy, however, the individual has some possibility of escaping from the power of the state.
Peter L. Berger
North Carolina is strong because our people are strong. They define our state - by their hard work, commitment to their families and neighbors, their willingness to sacrifice so that their children can have a chance to forge their own path.
The state has no business in the bedrooms of the nation.
If the First Amendment means anything, it means that a state has no business telling a man, sitting alone in his house, what books he may read or what films he may watch.
One can state, without exaggeration, that the observation of and the search for similarities and differences are the basis of all human knowledge.
Complacency is a state of mind that exists only in retrospective: it has to be shattered before being ascertained.
War is regarded as nothing but the continuation of state policy with other means.
Carl von Clausewitz
I have here in my hand a list of two hundred and five people that were known to the Secretary of State as being members of the Communist Party and who nevertheless are still working and shaping the policy of the State Department.
Joseph R. McCarthy
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
I wish to assure you that there can never be any return to the state of armed conflict which existed before our commitment to peace and the democratic process of election under the Lancaster House agreement.
School is where children spend most of their time, and it is where we lay the foundation for healthy habits. That's why New Jersey is the first state to adopt a comprehensive school nutrition policy that bans candy, soda, and other junk food.
Richard J. Codey
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
John Stuart Mill
I shall state silences more competently than ever a better man spangled the butterflies of vertigo.
Opponents of capital punishment argue that the state has no right to take a murderer's life. Apparently, one fact that abolitionists forget or overlook is that the state is acting not only on behalf of society, but also on behalf of the murdered person and the murdered person's family.
The worst state of affairs is when science begins to concern itself with art.
Cryptography is the essential building block of independence for organisations on the Internet, just like armies are the essential building blocks of states, because otherwise one state just takes over another.
Our object in the construction of the state is the greatest happiness of the whole, and not that of any one class.
Having a birthday cake squashed into your face by young kids? Delicious. I always don a Santa suit at Christmas. Remaining childish is a tremendous state of innocence.
However, there is no legal and legitimate state called Israel.
I neither will aspire to nor will I accept, the position of president of the council of state and commander in chief.
That every man after the life in the world lives to eternity, is evident from this, that man is then spiritual, and no longer natural, and that the spiritual man, separated from the natural, remains such as he is to eternity, for man's state cannot be changed after death.
If you wish to know how libertarians regard the State and any of its acts, simply think of the State as a criminal band, and all of the libertarian attitudes will logically fall into place.
I have been very encouraged by President Obama's call to action on climate change both at his Inauguration and in the State of the Union Address. This is a global imperative. I also welcome President Obama's intention to pursue reductions in nuclear arsenals.
You can talk yourself into a good emotional state. I stop for a second, take a deep breath, and think about something that's beautiful. A beautiful thought for me is cutting the umbilical cord for my child. I can guarantee you that your emotional state will change.
I've made a commitment that state spending in Vermont won't grow any more than the rate of inflation plus population growth.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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