Top 199 Council Quotes

In this post, you will find great Council Quotes from famous people, such as David Starkey, Lakhdar Brahimi, Ricky Hatton, V. S. Naipaul, Gene Green. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.

I was born in a council house, my father left school at

I was born in a council house, my father left school at the age of 11, had his teeth out without anaesthetic at the age of 22.
In Rwanda that genocide happened because the international community and the Security Council refused to give, again, another 5000 troops which would have cost, I don’t know, maybe fifty, a hundred, million dollars.
The thing is with boxers we don’t come from Cambridge and places like that, we come from council estates. So in boxing it’s very, very hard.
The ancillary aspect of every British city now is the council estate.
I’ve been hearing from people saying they see me more than they do their city council member.
Another turn in my life happened when I took on the Canada Council.
Maureen Forrester
They divided the city into three electoral wards, and in one ward there was 70 percent of the people, the Catholic population, and they elected eight representatives to the city council.
My personal influence in the Revolutionary Governing Council is such that the dictatorship of the proletariat is firmly established, since the masses are backing me.
Bela Kun
Just like you have a fashion council in Delhi to organise fashion shows, promote Indian fashion, etc, there must be such a body for films as well, especially because Delhi is now becoming the hub for movie shoots.
President Obama has asked me to chair his new President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness.
We in Britain do not have the same capabilities as the United States, but we are members of the United Nations Security Council. And we take our obligations and duties deriving from that very seriously.
Contact your local legislators to talk about your community’s needs. Show up at City Council hearings and demand change.
The Council of Islamic Affairs is doing a great service to the world by promoting a greater understanding in America of the rich heritage of the Islamic peoples and their hopes and aspirations for the future.
Aly Khan
I always considered myself working class, because I was brought up on a council estate. I still do, really. I mean, I might have a bit more money now than I did then, but it’s in your head, class, I think. It’s how you feel in there.
I am on the board of corporations who contribute both to environmental problems and their solutions. And I am on the NGO side: the Earth Council and other organizations.
Mayors, city council members, and legislators come and go, but neighborhoods don’t go anywhere.
Joseph Stiglitz was the chief economist of the World Bank for three years till January 2000. Before that he was the chairman of President Clinton‘s Council of Economic Advisers. No one can speak more authoritatively or with greater inside knowledge about the functioning of the Washington consensus institutions.
Iraq has a new opportunity to comply with all these relevant resolutions of the Security Council.
In Sydney, it’s not sustainable to have 41 council entities.
Had someone from Serbia flown a ‘Greater Serbia’ flag in Tirana or Pristina, it would become an issue for the U.N. Security Council.
Ivica Dacic
I was well brought up, my parents are still together. I lived in a council estate, but I don’t anymore; I saw my parents buy a nice house and move me to a nice area.
But when my mother ran for City Council, that was the moment when I knew I wanted to be a political reporter. Some reporters asked her about being married to my father – they have an interracial relationship – as if that was somehow a negative thing.
Although advertised as ‘invite only‘, it has been reported by Forbes Council members and invitees that this ‘invite’ came with a membership fee.
The bedroom tax turfed people, many of them disabled, out of their homes, while the government disseminated myths about people living it up in council houses the size of small mansions.
Spending time in Soweto, and looking at the issues, and experiencing the poverty first-hand, had an enormous impact. I was brought up in a council house in South East London – I didn’t have a privileged or wealthy upbringing – but looking at the scale of the problems there just left me dumbfounded.
Things will only improve when the people – all of us – say to authorities, ‘I will hold you responsible.’ We should all be showing up at city council meetings, lighting up every community with activism and mobilization.
My tax dollar, which goes to New York State Council on the Arts, is by and large only spent to fund people from the state of New York! And you want to be the cultural capital of the world?
As soon as I speak, I think people go, ‘Well, he obviously must have grown up on a council estate, gone to a comprehensive school and be working class – so I can relate to him.’
I enjoyed the administrative work because it involved working with Congress, city council, and the mayor. I had never been a politician so it was fun – learning political maneuvering.
I went to a British Council event a while back and there were lots of German professors of literature. About half of them were convinced I had a German sense of humour and the other half were sure it was British. They are probably still arguing about it now.
Next week we’ll be investigating rumours that the president of the dairy council has become a Mason, and goes around giving his colleagues the ‘secret milkshake.’
Ronnie Barker
As we take our places in the General Assembly and at th

As we take our places in the General Assembly and at the Council meetings, let us begin all our work in the name of God, for the solution of all our problems is a spiritual one.
Warren R. Austin
Telly never has any smart, amusing intellectuals living on a council estate.
I was brought up on a council estate in the countryside near Stoke Prior in Worcestershire, but I adored visiting the farm where my father worked.
The United Nations remains our most important global actor. These days we are continuously reminded of the enormous responsibility of the Security Council to uphold international peace and stability.
I’m from Pemberton, Wigan, and was born into a poor family. I grew up on a council estate. My dad was at first in the Army and then in the coal mines. My mother had four children by the time she was 23 so money was always tight.
We lived in a council flat, and I spent most of my time on estates. My mum was very strict. I used to hate it.
As someone who won both a Council seat and a parliamentary seat from the Tories, I know better than most how much well-resourced campaigns matter.
For sure, one moment really defined the path that I was to take in the future, and that was when I won the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions in New York in April of 1995. I had just turned 25 two days before the finals concert, and when I won, I had no idea how my life would change because of it.
We must not show to all and sundry the secrets of the waters flowing in ocean and river, or the devices that work on these waters. Let there be convened a council of experts and masters in mechanical art to deliberate what is needed to compose and construct these works.
Filippo Brunelleschi
In 1992, Bill Clinton ran on a platform of ‘ending welfare as we know it.’ His political worldview, drawn from like-minded thinkers at the Democratic Leadership Council, was based in private sector growth and personal responsibility.
We can no longer stand for the Security Council passing resolutions and then in effect heaving alongside and taking a vacation. We cannot leave it to the secretary general to go cap in hand.
Alex Morrison
Many people vote a straight party line from the president down to city council. Hollywood publicists need to think long and hard about who they are putting forward to lead their awards season campaigns.
The Alabama Gulf Coast Recovery Council is tasked with restoring and protecting one of our state’s greatest natural resources, our Gulf.
I feel that when the reforms in UN take place and the Security Council will be expanded in the permanent membership category, India will have a place, I hope so, but first it is to be expanded.
I’m very tough. Come to a council meeting, and you’ll see it.
During therapy I have realised that my work ethic comes from my mum, Emma. She used to work two or three jobs at a time to keep food on the table in our council flat in Birmingham. She taught me to stay disciplined, to go to Sunday school, all those things.
I came from a council estate in the ’80s which was predominantly black, white or Indian. Being Chinese mixed race we instantly stuck out.
Disarming Iraq is legal under a series of U.N. resolutions. Iraq is in flagrant violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions.
When the government is handed over to the Iraqi Council on 30 June, many have declared, oh, the Americans must never leave because civil unrest may erupt. Well, I agree, we cannot abruptly depart, but Iraq needs to step up to the plate on 30 June.
In 1968 the Arts Council managed to get a grant from the treasury to buy up a lot of derelict touring theatres and put them back in the hands of the local authorities.
Timothy West
The position the Government finds itself in is not one of constructing a law, but of carrying out a decision given by the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council.
Charles Tupper
Bob Gates is really emblematic of the modern CIA. He joins it in 1968, just a day before the Soviets invaded Czechoslovakia. And, of course, he rises very quickly. In less than six years, he’s on the National Security Council staff, at the closing weeks of Richard Nixon‘s presidency and then on into Gerald Ford.
Roger Morris
I’m proud to work toward a greener, more vibrant economy with Mainers and stakeholders across our region through Northeast Clean Energy Council’s efforts.
Music and fashion and art – they were the things we were willing to die for. ‘Is my hair all right? Have you heard this tune?’ They’re the things that saved us. They’re the things that are saving kids on Nuneaton council estates. There’s no other way out.
I think we’ve already voted at the U.N., in the Security Council, to get rid of nuclear weapons. Let’s get rid of them. Let’s get rid of ours and then Iran will stop, I believe. And so everybody else will, because if everybody doesn’t have them, then we’re safe, at least safe from a nuclear attack.
No one wants the United Nations to suffer the fate of the League of Nations, which collapsed because it lacked real leverage. This is possible if influential countries bypass the United Nations and take military action without Security Council authorization.
Vladimir Putin
Working with Roshni gives me lot of confidence. When I started SSN – in 1994, after a windfall gain from HCL-HP then – I was OK to do it alone. My brother, who was supposed to head it, passed away. We had a governing council to run it. That was a leap of faith, and we didn’t know where we will get.
The United Nations will be at the heart of our international activities. France will assume its full responsibilities at the Security Council by putting its status at the service of peace, respect for human rights and development.
Cleveland is really good about recognizing its artists because of the Arts Council.
Mary Doria Russell
Resolution 1441 does not give anyone the right to an automatic use of force. Russia believes that the Iraqi problem should be regulated by the Security Council, which carries the main responsibility for ensuring international security.
Igor Ivanov
That’s what I’d like to do on the President’s Council. Make sports and athletics available to every youth in America, not just one day a week like it was for me, but every day.
Florence Griffith Joyner
I'm not part of a middle-class establishment. I'm worki

I’m not part of a middle-class establishment. I’m working class, and I grew up in a council house.
Sharon Maguire
But I would say if the Security Council is only relevant if it agrees with the United States, then we have come a long way in a direction that I do not like very much.
When I was small, I was the same as everyone else. I used to play in a small council estate nearby. But it’s really my family who taught me. I started watching my dad play from the age of two. I wanted to be like him.
As a former Assistant Secretary of State, Senior Director on the National Security Council, and Washington Director for Human Rights Watch, I hope to bring unique experience and knowledge to the Foreign Affairs Committee.
We had nothing, no money, when I was young. We lived in a council house. My dad struggled; my mum struggled. But that made me what I am. If I had everything on a plate from the start, maybe I would not have been a champion for 11 years.
When I grew up, I was living on a council estate overlooking a car park for a good 16 years of my life.
I sincerely hope I can contribute to the progress there has been in relations between Jews and Catholics since the Second Vatican Council in a spirit of renewed collaboration.
The reality of the Eucharistic sacrifice has always been at the heart of Catholic faith; called into question in the 16th century, it was solemnly reaffirmed at the Council of Trent against the backdrop of our justification in Christ.
I am honoured and excited to be taking on the role of chairman of the British Fashion Council.
I am disappointed not to receive the endorsement of the Reigate and Banstead Conservative Association’s executive council as the Parliamentary candidate at the 2015 General Election.
Now, I cannot approve anything the council has rejected, but I can reject anything the council has approved.
Jane Alexander
I get a lot of single mum roles – ‘It’s a Free World‘ turned out well, so people thought, ‘She can be a single mum, Kierston can do that. Or live in a council house – she can do that.’
Kierston Wareing
As the Chair of the National Security Council Sub-Committee overseeing the CSSF and Prosperity Fund, I am proud of what it has achieved in tackling instability and preventing conflicts that threaten U.K. interests.
If the Government put people before markets, it would build more council housing – a form of public investment in housing that pays for itself while offering refuge to those who most need it.
The U.S. has the power to block all anti-Israel moves in the Security Council, not just some of them, and to do so without agreeing to unfair, damaging compromises.
We urge all democratic nations and the United Nations to answer the Iraqi Governing Council’s call for support for the people of Iraq in making the transition to democracy.
Scholars and historians have dubbed the last 100 years the American Century, and I think there can be little doubt that the Council on Foreign Relations helped to make it so.
Spencer Abraham
I was born on a council estate with a mum who, despite doing everything she could for me, couldn’t help me learn to read and write because she had never been taught herself. As the jargon would have it now, I was not ‘school ready.’
I know the International Cricket Council are very strict about what you are allowed to do and what looks good on TV, but you can’t let that take away from your natural game.
There was a council house waiting for me when I had Ryan, there was a welfare state. I never put into the system before I took out, I was on income support before I’d even paid a penny of tax.
In the long term, Germany didn’t need a finance minister who was absent during important negotiations in the European Council. But the chancellor strongly encouraged me to stay. And everything did work out for the best in the end.
I am joining the government not from the academic position but from St. Petersburg city council.
At present, England, America, France, Italy, and Japan constitute the so-called ‘Big Five.’ Even with the rise of Germany and Soviet Russia, the world has only seven Powers. When China becomes strong, she can easily win first place in the Council of Nations.
My journalistic mission was straightforward: to await the U.S. invasion of Iraq. Nobody knew quite when this would be. But the diplomacy – the meetings in the U.N. security council, the allegations about weapons of mass destruction, the martial language of Tony Blair and George W. Bush – all suggested a war was brewing.
The work of the CSSF and Prosperity Fund is guided by the National Security Council. As chair of the National Security Council Sub-Committee that oversees both funds, I am working to ensure that they are accountable and measurable against their intended objectives.
No American ambassador has produced more Security Council Resolutions on the issue of Iran than John Bolton.
I think Ant and I were ambitious because of where we come from. Both of us are from working-class families on council estates in Newcastle.
I grew up on a council estate, but I still had a roof over my head, we still had food, I went on school trips. I wasn’t completely deprived.
For President Bush, the first, the 41st president, George Herbert Walker Bush, I spent all 4 years of his presidency on the staff for the National Security Council.
All wars are planned by old men in council rooms apart.
Grantland Rice
If we don’t like the Human Rights Council, then let’s not fund it. We should pick and choose cafeteria style which groups we want to help.
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen
I got a call from a group saying they'd like to have a

I got a call from a group saying they’d like to have a roundtable with the reserve next door, and would I help to set it up. I said, ‘Sure, what’s the name of the chief?’ I asked, ‘Do you know any members of the band council?’ They didn’t.
I am deeply humbled by the hope and trust that Londoners have placed in me. I grew up on a council estate just a few miles from City Hall, and I never imagined that Londoners would one day elect someone like me to lead our great capital city.
I can’t do anything other than writing. I’m not very able, generally. If I’d not been a writer, I would probably be a very unsuccessful political adviser to someone or have worked for a council.
For years, we have been asking the E.U. to create something similar to the Russia-NATO council. Not in order to simply exchange opinions and work out recommendations, but to make decisions.
I never ran for student council or class president or any of that stuff. I didn’t hang out with those people. It was just a different universe from the one I inhabited.
India has a legitimate right to becoming a permanent member of the U.N. Security Council.
‘The Look of Silence‘ is able to have a wide public release, although still not in cinemas. It’s distributed by two government bodies, the National Human Rights Commission and the Jakarta Arts Council.
Having a diverse council is necessary in order to make sure that all constituents are represented well.
I bought some land in Portugal, on the highest hill in Guimaraes, because I pictured that I wanted to build my house there. I said, ‘What a perfect place this would be,’ but I forgot to ask the council if I could build a house there. When I did, they said, ‘No!’
They decided that unpaid leave could only be granted through the decision of a council that consisted almost entirely of scientists who couldn’t understand my reasons for wanting to go so. They said no, no unpaid. So I immediately resigned.
George Woodcock
The carrying out of the Potsdam Agreement has, however, been obstructed by the failure of the Allied Control Council to take the necessary steps to enable the German economy to function as an economic unit.
Several speeches were made by the chiefs during the council, all expressive in the highest degree of their friendly disposition towards our government, and their conduct in every particular manifested the sincerity of their declarations.
If not for food stamps, Medicaid, and various job programs, I would never have gone on to be the first in my family to go to college, the first black woman to represent my ward on the Cleveland City Council, and, ultimately, a State Senator.
If there is ‘right to buy’ for council tenants and housing association properties, then why shouldn’t that apply to all tenants? Some landlords are decent, very caring people, but some of them are truly appalling.
The invention of council housing originally offered the poor a way of knowing they were valuable. You had security of tenure.
I’m assuming good will, that people that are running for our council are seeking to do so in the best interest of our party.
And I would like to have a good, productive relationship with members of the City Council, but I’m not going to allow them to undermine what the people’s choice was and what the people want, which is change.
I was scheduled to give my first official press conference that morning anyway, ’cause I was chairman of the Governors Energy Council and I was making a press conference with regard to energy policy.
It doesn’t seem very long ago I was a girl from a council estate with nothing but dreams.
The Czech Republic is a dynamic United Nations Member State, active on the Human Rights Council, contributing to the peaceful settlement of disputes, and helping other countries to achieve a democratic transition.
The council now beginning rises in the Church like the daybreak, a forerunner of most splendid light.
Pope John XXIII
We need to use the United Nations Security Council and believe that preserving law and order in today‘s complex and turbulent world is one of the few ways to keep international relations from sliding into chaos. The law is still the law, and we must follow it whether we like it or not.
Vladimir Putin
Our films have the ability to tell global audiences who we are, and this is something the government should feel compelled to protect. My film, ‘Bend it Like Beckham,’ for example, would not have been made without the backing and support of the U.K. Film Council.
Everything kind of happened like: ‘Bam!’ for me. One minute I was living on a council estate somewhere, then I won the Mercurys, then all of a sudden press and people were in my face.
We’re under the Arts Council under the Minister for the Arts. The Minister for the Arts and the Minister for Industrial Development have great difficulty in agreeing over who should fund what in terms of film.
Especially in local elections, because hardly anybody pays attention to those – but it’s really important who’s mayor and who’s on the city council, county commissioners, sheriffs, district attorney, and of course the school board.
I grew up in northwest London on a council estate. My parents are Irish immigrants who came over here when they were very young and worked in menial jobs all their lives, and I’m one of many siblings.
Amanda Hale
Labour long ago realised it could no longer automatically assume that it would win elections in Glasgow and other places where it has taken people’s votes for granted for decades – as we have seen across Scotland at local council and Holyrood elections.
People don’t get involved with local charities or politics because they think it’s hard to make a difference and the problem feels overwhelming. But I believe that if all I’ve time for this year is to write one letter to the local council, it’s still worth doing.
Monica Ali
If the City Council wants to hold the police accountable, it has the subpoena power and oversight responsibility to do so. They don’t have the courage to do it.
Our house was repossessed and we lived in a B&B until we got a council house. It was a struggle, but Mum just got her head down, found cleaning jobs and never complained. I owe her a lot, so I now do everything she says.
It is shameful that the working committee of United Nat

It is shameful that the working committee of United Nation Security Council has raised serious question on India’s ability to fight against terrorism, and the government should take note of it.
In recent years, more and more of my time has become absorbed by administrative work for the research council of ETH-Z of which I am presently the president.
Richard Ernst
I was born in Africa but brought up in the north-east of England. Most of my childhood was spent living on a council estate that overlooked the Tyne and I went to the same junior school as Paul Gascoigne, of whom I have a vague memory.
While the Forbes Council does offer some benefits and opportunities for members, the Council may want to be careful going forward to avoid the many pitfalls that befell Trump University.
The Jam were a good band, however I feel that the Style Council were better. A lot of people I know will disagree with me. Some things we did with The Style Council were misinterpreted or over their heads.
We got involved in the Rwanda peace process for the simple reason that there was a decision which was taken by the Security Council, because the troops were in Uganda, and we decided to have a military presence.
I grew up on a council estate in Camden and my mum and dad split up when I was about seven.
The mayor has got to work closely with a wide variety of people, his city council, state legislature, governor, business community, labor community, president and the congress in order to be able to do this.
Marc Morial
My dreams of taking the West End by storm as a dancer flickered but then faded; my father’s ambition to see me in a steady office job was tried and abandoned. But I had won a national speaking award, had stood for election to the local council, had begun to travel and took a job working for the Labour Party.
It’s one of my government’s ambitions to secure a seat for Ireland on the U.N. Security Council so that we can play an even greater role in international affairs and try to build what we all believe in, which is a world of laws.
A chief called Lawyer, because he was a great talker, took the lead in the council, and sold nearly all the Nez Perce country.
I want every Labour Council to lead a revolution in opening horizons for pupils and making better educational chances everyone’s business.
The immoral veto of the United States allowed the Israelis, with impunity, to destroy Lebanon. Right in front of all of us as we stood there watching, a resolution in the council was prevented.
I was student council president in high school, and even in law school, I was vice-president of the student bar association.
Obama has created a new world where countries ignore the U.S. without consequence. It’s so bad that Saudi Arabia doesn’t even want to serve on the Security Council with the U.S. because it might ruin their reputation.
The time frame is very small to disarm the militia, to bring about a security situation in which the governing council, the 24 Iraqis or however many others they appoint, can govern the country.
In-house bodies of lawyers i.e. the Bar Council, and of doctors i.e. the Medical Council have notoriously failed to seek accountability of lawyers and doctors who have been misconducting themselves.
That’s one of the things that I’m going to talk about, is the need for the Human Rights Council to actually deal with human rights. We’ve got countries on the Human Rights Council right now like Venezuela and Cuba.
I just want to work with legislative council members from across the political spectrum to get things done.
I’m honoured and delighted to be named the ‘Irish Times’/Irish Sports Council Sportswoman of the Year 2014. This has been an amazing year for me and for Irish women in sport, and I would like to congratulate all the finalists in their respective fields who have excelled at major sporting events.
If the (British) Arts Council give you money, they also tell you how to spend it.
Neville Marriner
The views of the European Union are fully reflected in this text, particularly the key objective of the EU, namely vigorously to address the disarmament of Iraq and to do so within the framework of the UN Security Council.
Javier Solana
I appreciate my brother, His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the U.A.E. and Ruler of Dubai, and the Council of Ministers, who face every morning challenges, but plan and remove all obstacles to score achievements.
Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
I had a total belief in The Style Council. I meant every word and felt every action.
That which neither weapon nor flame could accomplish will be achieved by a sweet speaking tongue in council.
There are big issues, like the reform of the Security Council. These kinds of questions are something the President of the General Assembly must keep his eye on.
As a patriotic American, I am reluctant to leave my post as director of the National Economic Council because I feel a duty to fulfil my commitment to work on behalf of the American people.
Oasis can’t be summed up in one word. I could do a sentence: Boys from council estate made it very, very big.
When I was a child, growing up on a council estate in the northeast of England, I imbibed enough of the background racial tensions of the late 1970s and 1980s to feel profoundly unwelcome in Britain.
Just as the Security Council was largely irrelevant to the great struggle of the last half of the twentieth century – freedom against Communism – so too it is largely on the sidelines in our contemporary struggles against international terrorism and the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.
There is insufficient support for the police and safety and law enforcement, in general, in the city council.
Steve Chabot
In 2007, I received a National Geographic Expeditions C

In 2007, I received a National Geographic Expeditions Council grant to go around the top of the world and talk to Arctic people about how they’ve been impacted by climate change.
Gretel Ehrlich
I have the privilege of being the vice chair of the World Economic Forum‘s real estate council. In that role, I review a lot of economic data and original research from around the world.
I was previously the chairman of the Jurong East Town Council and South West CDC.
As the president of the Council of Fashion Designers of America, I represent the designers. And while we can by no means take the blame for eating disorders, we can play our part in addressing this important issue.
The problem with the Democratic Party is, we’re like, ‘If we just get another presidential candidate in there, everything will be OK.’ We should be focusing on school boards, city council races, state legislatures.
Despite egregious human rights abuses, military dictatorship in Greece, and Russian atrocities in Chechnya, no state has ever been voted out of the Council of Europe.
The U.N. is worse than disaster. The U.N. creates conflicts. Look at the disgraceful U.N. Human Rights Council: It transmits norms which are harmful, anti-liberty and anti-Semitic, among other things. The world would be better off in its absence.
When I first ran for City Council in 2013, I was told over and over again that I would likely lose, and for reasons beyond my control: I was too young, not born in Boston, Asian American, female.
I’ve been a candidate for office at least eight times. A couple times for mayor, state representative, city council.
In 1595, by order of the Privy Council, the English armed services abandoned the longbow and fought with muskets for the next two centuries and more. Nobody is sure why.
I am always fighting inside the Council to get the message across that at each competition venue, we should send somebody to inspect and to make sure the athletes will be looked after in a correct manner.
Alberto Juantorena
The National Security Council assists the president by ensuring that he receives the best views and options from the various departments and agencies on any given issue. The ultimate policies are, as they should be, then decided upon by the president – not by the NSC staff or the national security adviser.
The National Security Act of 1947 – which established the National Security Council – laid the foundation for a deliberate, multitiered process, managed by the national security adviser, to bring government agencies together to debate and decide policy.
The purposes of the United States should not be doubted. The Security Council resolutions will be enforced – the just demands of peace and security will be met – or action will be unavoidable. And a regime that has lost its legitimacy will also lose its power.
I grew up on a council estate in Luton, and as a child, I was very much into the brass-band tradition. I was basically a Salvation Army boy. My English granddad bought me a cornet when I was five years old.
I am part of the World Economic Forum Global Council on Robotics and AI, and we spend a fair amount of our time together as a group discussing ethics, best practices, and the like.
Peace is not made at the council table or by treaties, but in the hearts of men.
There’s been an open attack by the U.S. government, an immoral attack, to try and prevent Venezuela from being freely elected to a post in the Security Council. The imperium is afraid of truth, is afraid of independent voices. It calls us extremists, but they are the extremists.
It’s so worth-while being a judge, because, if I make good, I can help prove that a woman’s place is as much on the bench, in City Council, or in Congress, as in the home.
Florence Ellinwood Allen
Perhaps no General Council has been more naturally fitted than the Vatican Council to produce a masterpiece of religious thought and literature. No assembly of men since the time of Christ has ever been so representative of Christian and national thought.
The First Amendment is first for a reason – it cannot be ignored by the D.C. City Council.
I will fully engage myself to maintain CERN’s excellence in all its attributes, with the help of everybody, including CERN Council, staff and users from all over the world.
I didn’t run for student council president. I don’t see myself in any way in elected office. I love policy. I’m not particularly fond of politics.
I was born in Washington, D.C., where my father was working for the Federal Trade Commission, and my mom was editor for the National Council of Catholic Women, but my parents were simply awaiting my birth before moving back to their roots in Rhode Island to raise their family.
The Missouri Justice Reinvestment Executive Oversight Council plays an important role in meeting justice reinvestment goals and advising the Governor’s Office on implementation of the Missouri Justice Reinvestment Act.
The principle of tolerance and respect for freedom promoted by the reforms of the Second Vatican Council are today being manipulated and erroneously taken too far.
If it takes you seven years to write each novel, you need a patron. And I would rather have my corporate self as my patron than any arts council or bestower of grants.
I was brought up in a council flat in Islington with only an outside lavatory. And there were plenty of kids I knew who later ended up in prison.
We’ve talked to the Europeans about it. It’s clear if those negotiations fail, then we are agreed with the Europeans that the next step is to take the matter to the U.N. Security Council.
Stephen Hadley
The U.N. Security Council did not to condemn the Qana massacre, due to the U.S. veto.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
U.N. Security Council resolutions are only as effective

U.N. Security Council resolutions are only as effective as their enforcement.
From my very first day in the Mayor’s office, I have worked closely with the Council members who share our vision of a city hall that really protects taxpayers and caresyes… about the little things that make a big difference in people’s lives.
Laura Miller
Some people write me off as a bit of a hick from an Essex council estate. I realize that. But I can read.
Mark Francois
Council house sales defined the new freedoms that transformed this country in the 1980s.
Currently, the United States provides 22 percent of the U.N. annual budgets, over $900 million in fiscal year 2007, and some of that funding goes to the Human Rights Council.
I’m rooting for Saudi Arabia getting a seat on the U.N. Human Rights Council.
The international community unfortunately did take sides in Libya, and we would never allow the Security Council to authorise anything similar to what happened in Libya.
Since being elected to the City Council, I have been unwavering in my commitment to address issues uniquely impacting women and girls and advance policies that stabilize and strengthen our communities.
I was brought up on a council estate. I know what it’s like to be poor.
The way I heard about The American Giving Awards was from the people that I work with. My publicist and I had a conversation a while back about wanting to really get involved more and more. We’ve been working with the National Council for Adoption with the children’s home that I was adopted from called Holston Home.
I grew up moving from one council flat to another and finished up in a three-bedroom semi-detached on a council estate in Cranford, a suburb of Hounslow. This was in the days when there was still rationing, and we had to be thrifty.
The Human Rights Organisation deceives the world by calling itself a human rights council.
Just several years ago, Shaykh Kabbani, who is the head of the Islamic Supreme Council of America, when he was speaking at the State Department, said that more than 80 percent of the mosques were controlled by extremists. And from all I’ve seen over the last four or five years, the situation has even gotten worse.