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Quotes of banned

  1. Our situation today shows that beauty demands for itself at least as much courage and decision as do truth and goodness, and she will not allow herself to be separated and banned from her two sisters without taking them along with herself in an act of mysterious vengeance. – Hans Urs von Balthasar
  2. Torture is banned but in two -thirds of the world's countries it is still being committed in secret. Too many governments still allow wrongful imprisonment, murder or "disappearance" to be carried out by their officials with impunity. – Peter Benenson
  3. Our main agenda is to have ALL guns banned We must use whatever means possible. It doesn't matter if you have to distort facts or even lie. Our task of creating a socialist America can only succeed when those who would resist us have been totally disarmed. – Sarah Brady
  4. I would love mainland Chinese to read my book. There is a Chinese translation which I worked on myself, published in Hong Kong and Taiwan. Many copies have gone into China but it is still banned – Jung Chang
  5. In addition, we were unable to meet openly to discuss the progress of the book, for we were both on the list of persons banned from communicating with other banned persons. – Ruth First
  6. The base emotions Plato banned have left a radio -active and not radiant land. – Libby Houston
  7. I did write a letter to the archdiocese who'd banned the song, Only the Good Die Young, asking them to ban my next record. – Billy Joel
  8. Football, basketball, and the Olympic sports all have their problems with banned substances. – Jim Sensenbrenner
  9. In contrast, fear societies are societies in which dissent is banned – Natan Sharansky
  10. First of all, a player has to know what is banned and what is not banned – Lawrence Taylor
  11. You can take a substance that works in your system, but then you take this over here that's not banned and this over here that's not banned but if you mix them together, you've got a banned substance in your system. – Lawrence Taylor
  12. Anabolic steroids were not banned until after the 72 Olympics. – Bill Toomey
  13. When I introduced a black soldier, Lt. Flap, in 1971, the Stars and Stripes banned the strip. They were having racial problems and thought it would increase the tensions. – Mort Walker

Usage examples for banned

  1. The poem was banned by Rome, although not until after its author's death. – A Wanderer in Florence by E. V. Lucas
  2. Yet the functions of tasting or smelling are not to be banned – Education in The Home, The Kindergarten, and The Primary School by Elizabeth P. Peabody
  3. The father and his sister banned and boycotted Breysgate; the son spent there every hour of his leisure- he had much now, for the Parliament session was over- and made small secret of the fact that he cared very little to be anywhere else. – The Great Miss Driver by Anthony Hope
  4. Peggy had banned the Church. – The Rough Road by William John Locke
  5. Whether he has given a false cerevis remains for the Beer- convent to decide, before which he has appeared as witness, which, without further proceeding, can immediately be- thunder him as beer- banned and mulct in a viertel; but this requires that all the Beer- judges shall be unanimous. – The Student-Life of Germany by William Howitt
  6. If we were to believe many writers who have been taken very seriously, anatomy was conducted only under the pain of death, chemistry made one liable to all sorts of penalties and other forms of science were absolutely banned – Education: How Old The New by James J. Walsh
  7. Next day Lavender was worse, and melodramas were banned as a means of recreation; but she sent a touching message of thanks to the troupe, in which she declared that " the joy outweighed the pain," so that, all things considered, " The Blue Cabbage" was voted a great success. – A College Girl by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  8. Said Atra: For this reason; thy ferry, the Sending Boat, wherein ye came hither, is even somewhat akin to thy mistress and ours; and the mistress here hath banned it against bearing us; and now, were we so much as to touch it, such sore turmoil would arise, and such hideous noise as if earth and heaven were falling together; and the lady would be on us straightway, and we should be undone; and, as thou shalt hear presently, this hath been proved. – The Water of the Wondrous Isles by William Morris
  9. This overt act of Jim's gives courage to his brother George to bring home a radio, banned as a nuisance by the head of the family, and to sister Amy to blossom out in a low- backed evening gown and plan to step out dancing. – Why the Chimes Rang: A Play in One Act by Elizabeth Apthorp McFadden
  10. Take her out, or I'll have you all banned – Master Olof A Drama in Five Acts by August Strindberg
  11. The confabulation in the little room over the archway, being in the nature of a committee, was not banned by Miss Ormerod, and the six girls who met there used their tongues freely. – Loyal to the School by Angela Brazil
  12. All such had been banned for this week of secret practice. – Interference and Other Football Stories by Harold M. Sherman
  13. Mooney banned off the team! – Interference and Other Football Stories by Harold M. Sherman
  14. " I banned you as bold and bad long ago," she said. – Charles Rex by Ethel M. Dell
  15. Forgettest thou that Edith and I are within the six banned degrees of the Church? – Harold, Complete The Last Of The Saxon Kings by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  16. Strict orders were issued that the inns and taverns had to be closed at nightfall; wearing masks and weapons of any kind was banned with a severe punishment; all night long, the steps of the patrols echoed through the allies, and they were heard calling out to the gondolas, which were passing by the guard- posts on the canals. – Andrea Delfin by Paul Heyse
  17. At one time it was banned and hunted along with religion and patriotism. – The Life Story of an Old Rebel by John Denvir
  18. Why was she enjoying it, since, when mother first banned athletic pursuits, she had felt like a martyr? – Missy by Dana Gatlin