Famous Quotes & Sayings

Leon Kass Quotes & Sayings

Enjoy the top 50 famous quotes, sayings and quotations by Leon Kass.

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Pinterest Share on Linkedin

Leon Kass Quotes 1485189

I don't like being forced to reduce my thoughts to sound bites. — Leon Kass

Leon Kass Quotes 524641

Once you put human life in human hands, you have started on a slippery slope that knows no boundaries. — Leon Kass

Leon Kass Quotes 1363627

Even if certain rogue countries do things we wish nobody did, it doesn't necessarily mean that their foolishness should justify our following suit. — Leon Kass

Leon Kass Quotes 2205642

My job is to provide the president with the richest possible consideration, so that he knows what is at stake in whatever decision he makes. — Leon Kass

Leon Kass Quotes 1024457

Technological innovation is indeed important to economic growth and the enhancement of human possibilities. — Leon Kass

Leon Kass Quotes 1474770

Almost everybody is enthusiastic about the promise of biotechnology to cure disease and to relieve suffering. — Leon Kass

Leon Kass Quotes 1413240

There is a lot of hype and fear about this much-talked-about prospect of designer babies. — Leon Kass

Leon Kass Quotes 1863851

Perhaps you could sympathize with those who seek to replace a dead child with a copy, or to copy a parent or a relative or even a celebrity. — Leon Kass

Leon Kass Quotes 663017

We owe our existence to our parents, but we actually didn't have a choice. — Leon Kass

Leon Kass Quotes 1615459

But veteran lawmakers torn apart by PTSD don't have a choice about being Exhibit A in the case against Washington politics. When you see what can happen to a page or a junior congressman, it passes on in a very real way, not in a history-class sense, that reality of what political power really is, .. Who are we to impose this emotional albatross on public servants? As a nation, we pretend to elect our leaders. It seems unjust to make them a special class to suffer for our sins over wrongheaded laws, or pay a continuing emotional price for securing their future careers. — Leon Kass

Leon Kass Quotes 1041037

Many people recognize that technology often comes with unintended and undesirable side effects. — Leon Kass

Leon Kass Quotes 2087484

We are enmeshed in a lineage that came from somewhere and is going to make way for the next generation. — Leon Kass

Leon Kass Quotes 2016447

Cloning represents a very clear, powerful, and immediate example in which we are in danger of turning procreation into manufacture. — Leon Kass

Leon Kass Quotes 152858

We should never rush into folly just because other nations are practicing it. — Leon Kass

Leon Kass Quotes 2083387

Biology, meaning the science of all life, is a late notion. — Leon Kass

Leon Kass Quotes 128257

The abortion controversy is important for what it says about our stance toward procreation and children altogether. — Leon Kass

Leon Kass Quotes 137927

We may simply not be wise enough to do some of the kinds of engineering things that people are talking about doing. — Leon Kass

Leon Kass Quotes 213269

The benefits of biomedical progress are obvious, clear, and powerful. The hazards are much less well appreciated. — Leon Kass

Leon Kass Quotes 213381

Cloning looks like a degrading of parenthood and a perversion of the right relation between parents and children. — Leon Kass

Leon Kass Quotes 316201

We know next to nothing of what we're going to know in 20 or 50 years. — Leon Kass

Leon Kass Quotes 411067

In the case of abortion, one pits the life of the fetus against the interests of the pregnant woman. — Leon Kass

Leon Kass Quotes 426104

I've been opposed to human cloning from the very beginning. — Leon Kass

Leon Kass Quotes 550566

The technical is not just the machinery. The technical is a disposition to life. — Leon Kass

Leon Kass Quotes 585137

If you have easy self-contentment, you might have a very, very cheap source of happiness. — Leon Kass

Leon Kass Quotes 585637

Is it possible to covet a much longer life for one's self and be as devoted to the well-being of the next generation? It's a long argument. — Leon Kass

Leon Kass Quotes 593668

There's an ancient tension between wanting to savor the world as it is and wanting to improve on the world as given. — Leon Kass

Leon Kass Quotes 699378

We are somehow natured, not just to reproduce, but for sociality and even for culture. — Leon Kass

Leon Kass Quotes 725824

An enormous amount of direct advertising from pharmaceutical companies are offering a kind of instantaneous solution to problems. — Leon Kass

Leon Kass Quotes 1080538

As bad as it might be to destroy a creature made in God's image, it might be very much worse to be creating them after images of one's own. — Leon Kass

Leon Kass Quotes 1083161

I don't believe that efforts to prohibit only so-called reproductive cloning can be successful. — Leon Kass

Leon Kass Quotes 1086175

It's a short step from the belief that every child should be wanted to the belief that a child exists to satisfy our wants. — Leon Kass

Leon Kass Quotes 1224160

What does it mean to be an individual? What does it mean to flourish? — Leon Kass

Leon Kass Quotes 1269219

The so-called right to reproduce is not an unlimited right. — Leon Kass

Leon Kass Quotes 1284506

If one is seriously interested in preventing reproductive cloning, one must stop the process before it starts. — Leon Kass

Leon Kass Quotes 1319269

Sexuality itself means mortality - equally for both man and woman. — Leon Kass

Leon Kass Quotes 1395247

It seems to me that a kind of thinking which is not technocratic has an opportunity for a renaissance in this country. — Leon Kass

Leon Kass Quotes 1440802

Many other countries have already banned human cloning, and there are efforts at the UN to make such a ban universal. — Leon Kass

Leon Kass Quotes 1490326

I have nothing against respecting people who lived before, but we have no responsibility toward them. — Leon Kass

Leon Kass Quotes 1526251

Our only responsibility is to live our own life and take care of our own children. — Leon Kass

Leon Kass Quotes 1540431

The human animal has evolved as a preeminently social animal. — Leon Kass

Leon Kass Quotes 1550398

Nobody knew in advance that in vitro fertilization would be, by and large, safe. — Leon Kass

Leon Kass Quotes 1742498

In cloning, in contrast, reproduction is asexual - the cloned child is the product not of two but of one. — Leon Kass

Leon Kass Quotes 1830547

The technological way of thinking has infected even ethics, which is supposed to be thinking about the good. — Leon Kass

Leon Kass Quotes 1844329

One could look over the past century and ask oneself, has the increased longevity been good, bad or indifferent? — Leon Kass

Leon Kass Quotes 1913801

The neuroscience area - which is absolutely in its infancy - is much more important than genetics. — Leon Kass

Leon Kass Quotes 1995805

It's very hard to make arguments about the effects of cloning on family relations if family relations are in tatters. — Leon Kass

Leon Kass Quotes 2028561

Limits have to be set on how far one can simply use the ... cleverness that we have to make changes. — Leon Kass

Leon Kass Quotes 2051256

Genetics is crude, but neuroscience goes directly to work on the brain, and the mind follows. — Leon Kass

Leon Kass Quotes 2064587

Shallow are the souls that have forgotten how to shudder — Leon Kass

Leon Kass Quotes 2266355

There were certain questions about the foundations of morals that advances in science all threaten to make more complicated. — Leon Kass