Quotation Explorer - 'Prohibition'

Once, during Prohibition, I was forced to live for days on nothing but food and water.
For every prohibition you create you also create an underground.
Communism is like prohibition, it's a good idea but it won't work. - Will Rogers
Understand now, I'm purely a fiction writer and do not profess to be an earnest student of political science, but I believe strongly that such a law as one prohibiting liquor is foolish, and all the writers, keenly interested in human welfare whom I know, laugh at the prohibition law. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
Slavery ended in medieval Europe only because the church extended its sacraments to all slaves and then managed to impose a ban on the enslavement of Christians (and of Jews). Within the context of medieval Europe, that prohibition was effectively a rule of universal abolition. - Rodney Stark
Instead of giving money to found colleges to promote learning, why don't they pass a constitutional amendment prohibiting anybody from learning anything? If it works as good as the Prohibition one did, why, in five years we would have the smartest race of people on earth. - Will Rogers
Against self-slaughter there is a prohibition so divine that cravens my weak hand. - William Shakespeare
The prestige of government has undoubtedly been lowered considerably by the Prohibition law. For nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced - Albert Einstein
If utilizing technology is not a crime then why there is prohibition on use of calculators in exams? - Srinivas Shenoy
Although she was fragile in appearance, every prohibition lost substance in her presence. - Elena Ferrante
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