Top Prevention Quotes

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1. "Nearly 60 years ago, the international community made a commitment to put an end to the crime of genocide by ratifying the United Nations Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide."
Author: Alcee Hastings
2. "Being gay is not a terrible, tragic disease that requires prevention or treatment chosen for you by your parents."
Author: Alice Dreger
3. "From the mid-1970s, I also started work on the causation and prevention of famines."
Author: Amartya Sen
4. "Pragmatism is good prevention for problems."
Author: Amit Kalantri
5. "Destruction is a man's will,Nevertheless Prevention is also a man's will,Its a man's choice to choose between Destruction and Prevention. :)"
Author: Babu Rajan
6. "An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure."
Author: Benjamin Franklin
7. "Because tobacco is responsible for an impressive one-third of cancers, prevention efforts naturally begin with it."
Author: Bernard Levin
8. "Safe storage and child access prevention laws are critical steps as we seek to reduce the occurrence of accidental shootings and suicides involving guns."
Author: Carl Levin
9. "In April of 2006, the Church-owned Desert Morning News, in a remarkable week-long series on suicide in Utah, reported: "A former surgeon general who recently spoke in Utah about suicide prevention said he was impressed with the state's warm and friendly people...But, he added, 'In New York, we kill each other. In Utah, you kill yourselves.'" The newspaper gave the shocking statistic that Utah leads the entire nation in suicides among men aged 15 to 24. Utah also has the 11th highest suicide rate over all age groups. (36)"
Author: Carol Lynn Pearson
10. "The Iraq war took priority over domestic disaster prevention."
Author: Charles Rangel
11. "The 'pre-emption' versus 'prevention' debate may be a distinction without much difference. The important thing is to have it understood that the United States is absolutely serious. The jihadists have in the past bragged that America is too feeble and corrupt to fight. A lot is involved in disproving that delusion on their part."
Author: Christopher Hitchens
12. "Given that the biggest rise in childhood obesity rates are occurring in children ages 3 to 5 years, we must modify our efforts to place an emphasis on prevention versus intervention."
Author: Darell Hammond
13. "We may never understand illnesses such as cancer. In fact, we may never cure it. But an ounce of prevention is worth more than a million pounds of cure."
Author: David Agus
14. "As a practicing neurologist, I place central importance in applying current science to the notion of disease prevention."
Author: David Perlmutter
15. "Prevention is better than cure."
Author: Desiderius Erasmus
16. "It boggles my mind that the same people who cry 'foul' about rationing an instant later argue to reduce health care benefits for the needy, to defund crucial programs of care and prevention, and to shift thousands of dollars of annual costs to people - elders, the poor, the disabled - who are least able to bear them."
Author: Donald Berwick
17. "Prevention is a very important part of solving the problem of cancer."
Author: Eva Vertes
18. "Exercise is not a means of prevention."
Author: Gary Taubes
19. "Intervention for the prevention and control of osteoporosis should comprise a combination of legislative action, educational measures, health service activities, media coverage, and individual counselling to initiate changes in behaviour."
Author: Gro Harlem Brundtland
20. "In recognising the global problem posed by osteoporosis, WHO sees the need for a global strategy for prevention and control of osteoporosis, focusing on three major functions: prevention, management and surveillance."
Author: Gro Harlem Brundtland
21. "We've gone from a preponderance of acute and infectious disease as a source of premature death to chronic diseases, which are the preponderance of the burden of illness in most of the world. That puts a much higher premium on the prevention of chronic disease than ever in history."
Author: Harvey V. Fineberg
22. "Human beings tend not to spend money on health preventionally. We tend to spend it on top treatment."
Author: Jacqueline Novogratz
23. "Medicaid only allowed you three choices offrames...ugly, uglier, and fuckin rape prevention birth control!"
Author: Jeff Erno
24. "We can either continue to collectively stand on the sidelines and debate what is causing autism and if it is an epidemic or we can get on the field and start addressing the real problem - a generation of children with autism. We are not focusing enough on prevention, treatments and support services."
Author: Jenny McCarthy
25. "Liberty is the prevention of control by others."
Author: John Acton
26. "A woman called my phone and asked "Is this the suicide prevention hotline?" I said "Ultimately, that question can only be answered by you."
Author: John Alejandro King
27. "If you feel badly enough about dialing a suicide prevention hotline by mistake, it wasn't a mistake."
Author: John Alejandro King
28. "There is no priority higher than the prevention of terrorism."
Author: John Ashcroft
29. "The FBI. is a massive culture. It's been a culture that served America well, and it's been focused on prosecution. But what we need in terms of terrorism is prevention."
Author: John Ashcroft
30. "Greater public recognition will also be critical in encouraging prevention and early intervention, and more generally in building public support to meet the challenges of dementia."
Author: Julie Bishop
31. "Prevention is one of the few known ways to reduce demand for health and aged care services."
Author: Julie Bishop
32. "Life is like a boxing match, keep on throwing those punches and one of them will land.Kevin Lane - The Shawshank Prevention"
Author: Ken Scott
33. "What if one of your customers hears us talking about covers and such things?""We're in the perfect place to talk of them. They'll assume you're Wiccan. And if you're going to go way back in history and anyone is rude enough to interrupt and ask you about it, like that guy who just left, we'll say we're part of the SCA."Her brows crinkled in confusion. "The Society for Cruelty to Animals?""No, I think you mean the SPCA, where the P stands for Prevention.""Ah. Of course."I shot a quick thought to Oberon. 'See? Witches.'"
Author: Kevin Hearne
34. "I believe you said earlier, Miss James, that an ounce of prevention– (Morgan)Is worth an army of pistols. (Serenity)"
Author: Kinley MacGregor
35. "National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month is celebrated each May, and becomes a chance for our Nation to become more familiar with the effects of this disease, and about the preventable steps that we can take to deal with it."
Author: Lois Capps
36. "It's clear that prevention will never be sufficient. That's why we need a vaccine that will be safe."
Author: Luc Montagnier
37. "Over 120 Aboriginal communities run their own health services - some have been doing so for 30 years. They struggle with difficult medical problems. They also try to deal with counselling, stolen generations issues, family relationships, violence, suicide prevention."
Author: Malcolm Fraser
38. "Medical science has proven time and again that when the resources are provided, great progress in the treatment, cure, and prevention of disease can occur."
Author: Michael J. Fox
39. "Please, if necessary, blame my British indoctrination or blame my affiliation to the MSPCA (the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals refuses to perform ear cropping, tail docking, debarking, or cat declawing), but I have a problem with slicing off a hefty chunk of healthy skin and associated cartilage and then submitting an animal to weeks of ridiculous taping and splinting as you strive to achieve the desirable degree of erectness."
Author: Nick Trout
40. "We recognized in 1996 that, with progress in the field of genetics accelerating at a breathtaking pace, we need to ensure that advances in treatment and prevention of disease do not constitute a new basis for discrimination."
Author: Olympia Snowe
41. "Going on stage was like being at a butchers' convention. And, of course, the animal rights people were going nuts. The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals sent people to ‘monitor' our gigs. The crew would f**k with them all the time. They'd say, ‘Oh, Ozzy's going to throw eighteen puppies into the audience tonight, and he won't sing a note until they've all been slaughtered.'The ASPCA believed every word of it."
Author: Ozzy Osbourne
42. "The ABA works tirelessly in its efforts involving the first line of defense: the prevention of burn injuries."
Author: Richard Neal
43. "A well chosen anthology is a complete dispensary of medicine for the more common mental disorders, and may be used as much for prevention as cure."
Author: Robert Graves
44. "My own field, the prevention of genetic disorders in babies, has been possible only because of humane work on animals."
Author: Robert Winston
45. "Meth production and use is a serious problem in Kentucky and across the country. Clearly, there is a growing need for a national strategy to combat this crisis. Increasing public awareness is a significant means for prevention."
Author: Ron Lewis
46. "I worked with the March of Dimes to enact legislation for a national birth defects prevention program to provide surveillance, research and preventive services aimed at reducing the rate of birth defects."
Author: Solomon Ortiz
47. "We were encouraged to propose safetyprevention suggestions, and write them all down— locking doors, walking or exercising with a friend, wearing shoes that don't hinder running. Erin's suggestion of "Avoid assholes" was popular."
Author: Tammara Webber
48. "Sergeant Colon of the Ankh-Morpork City Guard was on duty. He was guarding the Brass Bridge, the main link between Ankh and Morpork. From theft.When it came to crime prevention, Sergeant Colon found it safest to think big."
Author: Terry Pratchett
49. "Prevention of birth is a precipitation of murder."
Author: Tertullian
50. "The pain of severe depression is quite unimaginable to those who have not suffered it, and it kills in many instances because its anguish can no longer be borne. The prevention of many suicides will continue to be hindered until there is a general awareness of the nature of this pain."
Author: William Styron

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