In this post, you will find great Checks Quotes from famous people, such as Tionne Watkins, David Ignatius, David Gregory, Joe Perry, Mark V. Hurd. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.
I think that there’s a strain in journalism that believes that anyone who surrenders him- or herself to faith and to belief necessarily checks reason and rationality at the door.
Background checks, waiting periods, reports of transfers, and access to mental health records have not stopped the legal sale of firearms to legitimate buyers.
You can’t become a dictator through checks and balances.
We are a democracy: there are enough checks and balances in our country, and we have an impeccable record of not contributing in any way to nuclear proliferation.
It’s funny to think that when you get done with an acting job, you’re considered unemployed. There are definitely times when those checks don’t last forever. I went to college at a private school, and I racked up quite a bit of debt. I was very slow to pay them back.
The BJP must nurture the institutions that put credible checks and balances in place.
My team and I tried cashing checks at check-cashing places and paying bills by money order. It’s incredibly inconvenient and time-consuming – it’s practically a part-time job just to manage and move your money.
When you’re rich you don’t write checks.
It’s true that robust governance structures, checks and balances, transparency of markets, directionally leads to… less vulnerability to corruption.
We are a republic, very inefficient. If you want a really efficient form of government, you have a king or a dictator. And in the end, you hope it’s a benevolent one. But then you could get things done. There’s no lurching; there’s no bumps. That’s the cornerstone of checks and balances.
At the end of the day, you’re loyal to the people writing your checks.
The fact of the matter, it’s that Trump is getting money from blue-collar workers who send him checks for $250. Why? Who is Donald Trump? It’s not who he is, it’s who he isn’t. Not what he is for, what he is against – that is, everything Washington is doing.
In Belarus, the government is a kind of presidential monarchy with no checks, no balances, and no rule of law.
Our founders recognized that ‘men were not angels‘ and that checks and balances in government were critical to avoid threats to the rule of law.
Maintaining checks and balances on the power of the Judiciary Branch and the other two branches is vital to keep the form of government set up by our Founding Fathers.
Marco Rubio is interesting because he checks so many boxes when you think about what a Republican nominee needs. He brings Florida, he’s young, he’s Hispanic, the Tea Party likes him. But that said, he’s got issues, actually surprisingly, ironically, with Mexican-American voters.
Today the demands are for even higher standards in the quality of care, for greater flexibility and convenience in treatment times, and for more prevention through screening and health checks.
This used to be a government of checks and balances. Now it’s all checks and no balances.
I’ve definitely grown as a leader – being able to speak up, getting closer with coach and being on the same page, communicating and being more involved in the game plan and the checks throughout the game. Seeing the game a little bit better.
We’re somewhat lucky here in the United States, where we hope that the checks and balances hold out for many years to come and decades to come. But in a lot of countries, you don’t have these checks and balances.
The weird thing about my relationship with Reince is we were pretty good friends when I was a political donor writing checks to the RNC. But once I was about to enter the administration, for whatever reason, it was a little more adversarial.
There are checks and balances and broad separation of powers under the Constitution. Each organ of the State, i.e. the legislature, the executive and the judiciary, must have respect for the others and not encroach into each other’s domain.
Physical money, whether it’s checks or cash or credit card, are digitizing in front of us.
Background checks are an important part of keeping guns out of the wrong hands, but they are only as good as the information in the database.
I think most of us in America want our security. There’re so many people out there that are fearful and now with this realization of immigration, with the terrorists, we need to have better checks and balances in regards to who’s emigrating into our country.
Anyone who has had the experience of going through American security checks knows the purpose of these checks is not to make you safer; it’s just to annoy you.
I think the government, if you measure it in terms of the dollars out the door, about 83 percent of the government stays open in a government shutdown. Social Security checks go out; military still exists. The FBI still chases bad guys. I think the consequences have been blown out of proportion.
The 20th century shows that the form of government that we take for granted, a constitutional democratic republic with checks and balances and a rule of law – that form of government is usually temporary.
I remember Kenny Anderson. He’s got these huge stacks of Fed Ex envelopes. They were super-packed and he’d open it up and it would be all checks. He was always signing his own checks. He would always call me Kid.’ He’d say, Kid, always remember to sign your own checks. Don’t allow anybody to sign your checks.’
Balance is a good thing – checks and balances are a good thing.
The prize for ultimate inefficiency goes to America. We have built in so many checks and balances that our ‘leaders‘ are the most thoroughly hogtied of any on Earth.
Some people, you can see that they’re in a house just because it functions OK for them. It checks the boxes for certain things that they need, but you can tell that they’re not emotionally connected to the house.
Fact checking Donald Trump is a really… It is kind of fun but it is ungratifying because nothing checks out.
Every year when I get my health checks they come out better and better.
I didn’t send back any of the royalty checks.
Now, let me be clear. The path I lay out is not one paved with ever increasing government checks and cradle to grave assurance that government will always be the solution. If this election is a bidding war for who can promise the most goodies and the most benefits, I’m not your president. You have that president today.
Our people get profit-sharing checks. I got a report the other day that says that 84 percent of our people participate in our stock purchase program, where they can buy stock at a 15 percent discount.
Our carefully constructed system of checks and balances is being negated by the rise of a fourth branch, an administrative state of sprawling departments and agencies that govern with increasing autonomy and decreasing transparency.
All I’ve got to do is win at the end of the day and the checks keep coming in.
When you’re elected to Congress, you take a vow to uphold the Constitution and its system of checks and balances. That vow doesn’t say, ‘Unless it’s politically uncomfortable.’
So many deaths could be prevented if measures were implemented to expand background checks and keep individuals like John Hinckley from ever buying firearms in the first place.
Background checks applied universally and nationally would take millions of illegal guns off the streets of our cities.
We deploy a full arsenal of tools against voter fraud, including long prison terms, heavy fines and deportation. We have checks and balances at all levels of the system. And we have the Department of Justice prosecutors backing us up.
I’ve got to tell you, I haven’t received any $500,000 checks lately.
I seethe at the humiliation of airport security checks.
I could have just received royalty checks every month by lending my name to a collection, but I didn’t want to do that. My name is a reflection of me.
In a tripartite government with its checks and balances, we have lost the balances.
Checks aren’t money.
My grandmother Izzy taught me to balance her checkbook when I was 6 years old. She would sign the checks after I paid the bills. I had a chuckle with my grandmother recently on how ‘unbalanced‘ her checkbook must have been years ago.
We prefer paychecks to welfare checks for the American people and a robust middle class with rising wages.
One of the things that happens that’s challenging within the democratic process is that people say, ‘Look at this failure, so we should totally change this whole thing.’ And then you add in tons of bureaucratic process and checks and balances, and all of a sudden, it doesn’t work that well.
Truth matters. Checks and balances matter.
Writing checks for charities is necessary and important. But it can’t compare with corporal works of mercy, which are infinitely greater.
I like being able to donate my comedy to charity. I’m not a billionaire, and I can’t write checks.
There are certain people within the new government who have a slightly disturbing tendency toward authoritarianism, but there are so many checks and balances that in that way their noises are just noises.
I have the fear of losing everything. At times, I get these reality checks which make me aware of what a privileged life I lead.
It’s tremendously expensive to make a record on the basis of writing checks.
Tea Party attendees and health care town-hall protesters share the common belief that the extravagant spending of President Obama and the Democratic Party – absent any checks and balances – will eventually lead more people into government dependency, higher taxes, and, perhaps, our country’s financial ruin.
How old was Noah when he built the ark? 600. He wasn’t, like, cashing Social Security checks; he wasn’t hanging out – he was working. So, I think we have an obligation to work.
Our system of checks and balances requires policymakers to have accurate information about government actions.
There’s a reason that you hear something like 90 percent of our country wants universal background checks, but we can’t get it passed legislatively. If we had a true representative democracy, 90 percent of our elected officials would want universal background checks.
In my view, a philanthropist is anyone who gives anything – time, money, experience, skills or networks – in any amount, to create a better world. This is not how we once thought about philanthropy. The word used to conjure up something rather passive – sitting down and writing checks.
If I were governor, and a bill came to my desk that provided for background checks at gun shows, I would sign that.
I do support and believe in the Second Amendment. But I do think we need more background checks rather than less.
There’s value in checks and balances. And there’s value in having independence in the governor’s office with respect to the legislature.
I didn’t make good money on ‘Nightmare‘ until part three. I eventually got some nice merchandising checks.
The grip of the NRA is so suffocating in Washington that politicians are too afraid of the gun lobby to pass even the most sensible reforms, like universal background checks.
Childfree women are actually great assets to the planet. Our carbon footprint is smaller than a mom’s! And we have enough money to write checks to organizations that help kids get vaccinations, vitamins, and educations yet have plenty of free time to advise your daughter that one day she will regret piercing her lip.
Yes, we can pay the interest on the debt. We can renew the $500 billion worth of bonds that are coming due. We can mail out our Social Security checks. We can make sure those Medicare claims are honored. We can pay our military. We can protect our veterans. But when you get beyond that, the soup gets a little thin.
Common experience is the gold reserve which confers an exchange value on the currency which words are; without this reserve of shared experiences, all our pronouncements are checks drawn on insufficient funds.
We measure very carefully what the positives are and I think it is less than one tenth of one percent, so we are very pleased with the accuracy of our biometric checks and we continue to monitor that.
We need a comprehensive strategy that includes expanding criminal background checks for all commercial gun sales, dedicated federal law to combat gun trafficking, and a strong commitment to mental health services.
The checks and balances is a way to prevent government from either devolving into an autocratic tyranny or an autocratic mob mentality.
Exit checks are absolutely critical to monitor if those who come into the U.S. on visas actually do in fact leave the country when their visa is up.
As a member of Congress, I believe Congress must provide oversight of actions by the Executive Branch as our system of checks and balances requires.
There’s so little money in my bank account, my scenic checks show a ghetto.
I think medically, football is generally well looked after. There are always checks made. Anything which can be done to make footballers or sportsmen of any area safer has to be encouraged.
Individual NRA members, black and white, are publicly questioning why the organization has virtually nothing to say about Philando Castile. Just like with background checks – which most NRA members support – the NRA is out of step with its own members.
In a small lab, if you make a mistake, you can go in the next day and fix it. But here, when you are committed to spending a hundred thousand or a million dollars, you can’t fix it later. You need to have a system of checks and balances internally. In particle physics, that’s just part of the structure.
The founders had a strong distrust for centralized power in a federal government. So they created a government with checks and balances. This was to prevent any branch of the government from becoming too powerful.