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Dragnet Quotes By Augustine Of Hippo

In this wicked world, and in these evil times, the Church through her present humiliation is preparing for future exaltation. She is being trained by the stings of fear, the tortures of sorrow, the distresses of hardship, and the dangers of temptation; and she rejoices only in expectation, when her joy is wholesome. In this situation, many reprobates are mingled in the Church with the good, and both sorts are collected as it were in the dragnet of the gospel;228 and in this world, as in a sea, both kinds swim without separation, enclosed in nets until the shore is reached. There the evil are to be divided from the good; and among the good, as it were in his temple, 'God will be all in all. — Augustine Of Hippo

Dragnet Quotes By Laura Poitras

The most striking thing Snowden has revealed is the depth of what the NSA and the Five Eyes countries [Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Great Britain, and the US] are doing, their hunger for all data, for total bulk dragnet surveillance where they try to collect all communications and do it all sorts of different ways. Their ethos is "collect it all." — Laura Poitras

Dragnet Quotes By Tom Shales

'Dragnet' (the 1951 original, transferred nearly intact from radio) served as a veritable template for all cop shows to come. — Tom Shales

Dragnet Quotes By Edward Snowden

Lawyers from the NSA, as well as the UK's GCHQ, work very hard to search for loopholes in laws and constitutional protections that they can use to justify indiscriminate, dragnet surveillance operations that were at best unwittingly authorized by lawmakers. — Edward Snowden

Dragnet Quotes By Elena Ferrante

Writing for me is a dragnet that carries everything away with it: expressions and figures of speech, postures, feelings, thoughts, troubles. In short, the lives of others. — Elena Ferrante

Dragnet Quotes By Eve Babitz

Max's laugh was like a dragnet; it picked up every living laugh within the vicinity and shined a light on it, intensified it, pitched it higher. It was a dare
he dared you not to laugh with him. He dared you to despair. He dared you to insist that there was no dawn, that all there was was darkness, that there was no silver lining, that the heart didn't grow fonder by absence. He dared you to believe you were going to die
when you at that moment knew, just as he did, that you were immortal, you were among the gods. — Eve Babitz

Dragnet Quotes By Donna Tartt

Well, she doesn't have anything to do with it, Richard, you're just like that guy in 'Dragnet' that always wants the facts. — Donna Tartt

Dragnet Quotes By Julia Angwin

did highlight the case of Najibullah Zazi. In 2009, Zazi was arrested just days before he and friends were allegedly planning to carry out a suicide bombing in the New York City subway. According to Alexander, Zazi was swept up in a dragnet called "Operation High-Rise." The — Julia Angwin

Dragnet Quotes By Homer

Beware the toils of war ... the mesh of the huge dragnet sweeping up the world. — Homer

Dragnet Quotes By Martin Milner

I even played Jack Webb's partner on the radio version of Dragnet for a while. — Martin Milner

Dragnet Quotes By Elizabeth Warren

Congress must go further to protect the right to privacy, to end the NSA's dragnet surveillance of ordinary Americans, to make the intelligence community more transparent and accountable. — Elizabeth Warren

Dragnet Quotes By Martin Milner

Every weekend he'd have me come down to work on Dragnet, which by now was on television as well as radio. — Martin Milner

Dragnet Quotes By James Ellroy

I settled in to watch a Dragnet rerun. I bought the judge in four of Jack Webb's drunk-driving beefs. I shtupped Jack's ex-wife, soaring songstress Julie London. — James Ellroy

Dragnet Quotes By Kate Summerscale

Nothing can be more slightly defined than the line of demarcation between sanity and insanity ... Make the definition too narrow, it becomes meaningless; make it too wide, and the whole human race becomes involved in the dragnet. In strictness we are all mad when we give way to passion, to prejudice, to vice, to vanity; but if all the passionate, prejudiced and vain people were to be locked up as lunatics, who is to keep the key to the asylum?
(Editorial, The Times, 22 July 1853) — Kate Summerscale

Dragnet Quotes By Ron Wyden

The president has the authority to end this dragnet surveillance immediately — Ron Wyden