Top 132 Favor Quotes of 2020

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“Ancestor worship, or filial piety so characteristic of Asian cultures, for example, does not really resonate with Americans who favor children, not grandparents.”

― Alan Dundes

“Political battles are won when the rich favor them.”

― Alex Pareene

“I am in favor of admitting any territory into the Union of States as soon as it has fulfilled the requirements of the Constitution and shall petition for admission.”

― Ambrose Burnside

“I will not vote in favor of Senator Sessions’ nomination for attorney general.”

― Amy Klobuchar

“I might be in favor of national healthcare if it required all Democrats to get their heads examined.”

― Ann Coulter

“Trump knows where his strengths exist, and he is emphatically in favor of doubling down on them. This goes far beyond appointing Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court.”

― Ben Domenech

“In the matter of the maintenance and rearing of children the Anarchists would neither institute the communistic nursery which the State Socialists favor nor keep the communistic school system which now prevails.”

― Benjamin Tucker

“I generally favor permissive abortion laws.”

― Benjamin Wittes

“I strongly favor shortening the campaign season and putting more primaries and caucuses on the same day, preferably regionally.”

― Bob Beckel

“Under Chief Justice John Roberts, the court has decided a string of 5-4 decisions in which the Republican-appointed majority votes as a block in favor of corporations, overlooking workers and families looking for a fair shake.”

― Bob Casey, Jr.

“Not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious.”

― Brendan Gill

“I’ll take discrimination if it’s in my favor!”

― Casey Wilson

“If we do what is necessary, all the odds are in our favor.”

― Charles Buxton

“He had but one eye and the pocket of prejudice runs in favor of two.”

― Charles Dickens

“When my father announced his campaign for president on Oct. 3, 1991, I had already cast my vote in favor of his candidacy.”

― Chelsea Clinton

“I have certain physical features that I favor over others. We all have our areas.”

― Christina Aguilera

“Marco Rubio continues to this day to be in favor of open borders.”

― Corey Lewandowski

“This is a public statement: I’m in favor of mixtapes.”

― Cristin Milioti

“If I focus on the short-term goals, then the long-term goals are going to be in my favor.”

― Crystal Dunn

“I am in favor of reforming our tax code. It’s over-burdensome. It’s complex. It’s unfair. But the one thing that we have to do is make sure that all Americans receive a tax cut.”

― Dan Donovan

“What I’m in favor of is making sure we have security for our country and we can control access to our country.”

― Darryl Glenn

“I’m so in favor of gay marriage that I even married a guy.”

― Dave Rubin

“In environments that are energy-rich but liquid-poor, like near the surface of Titan, natural selection may favor organisms that use their metabolic heat to melt their own watering holes.”

― David Grinspoon

“Treaties, agreements and organizations to help settle disputes may be necessary, but they often favor the interests of business over citizens.”

― David Suzuki

“I’m as deeply suspicious of big government as anyone. I’m strongly in favor of universal coverage but not single payer.”

― Dean Ornish

“I favor strategies that encourage industry to include some sort of key recovery capability in their systems which would also address user requirements for access.”

― Dorothy Denning

“In Austin, the eco-capital of Texas, residents tend to favor native plants and wildflowers to the sculpted lawns of the Palm Springs variety.”

― Douglas Brinkley

“We are in favor of greater free markets.”

― Ed Gillespie

“Liberal redistributionists in favor of heavy taxation place less weight on incentive than do small-government conservatives.”

― Edmund Phelps

“Even if severe wounds are given, the Indian has many chances in his favor, for his organization is somewhat different from that of white men, and he recovers easily from wounds that would kill any European outright.”

― Edward Burnett Tylor

“As long as mixed grills and combination salads are popular, anthologies will undoubtedly continue in favor.”

― Elizabeth Janeway

“Lightness, jesting, and joking, can only be indulged at the expense of barrenness of soul, and the loss of the favor of God.”

― Ellen G. White

“I’m largely in favor of financial reform.”

― Fareed Zakaria

“I’m in favor of immigration but we also need rules.”

― Gary Ackerman

“We should favor innovation and freedom over regulation.”

― George Allen

“I’m very strongly in favor of the auteur theory.”

― George Hickenlooper

“Germany is in favor of integration precisely because we don’t want dominance.”

― Gerhard Schroder

“We need a government policy all-out in favor of more, denser housing.”

― Glenn Kelman

“The pitcher has got only a ball. I’ve got a bat. So the percentage in weapons is in my favor and I let the fellow with the ball do the fretting.”

― Hank Aaron

“Humility is the gateway into the grace and the favor of God.”

― Harold Warner

“In China, export lobbies have fought for policies that favor their interests and limit foreign competition.”

― Henry Paulson

“Seek not the favor of the multitude; it is seldom got by honest and lawful means. But seek the testimony of few; and number not voices, but weigh them.”

― Immanuel Kant

“Fallout shelters are like bell-bottoms. They’ve gone in and out of favor.”

― Irwin Redlener

“I don’t sing. I do everybody a favor and I don’t sing.”

― Jake Pavelka

“It has been surprising to me that so few conservatives have voiced concern over the precedence that are being set in favor of suppression by this so-called conservative administration.”

― James Bovard

“Given the difficulty of resisting such temptations over the longer run, a proper concern for the welfare of congressional souls may well be the ultimate argument in favor of term limitations.”

― James L. Buckley

“I’m in favor of dealing with Iran and dealing with the nuclear issue, but I’m not in favor of a bad deal.”

― James Lankford

“Let it them be put into any clean oven vessel of china or stoneware which should be wider at the top than at the bottom. so that there may be the largest surface above to favor the evaporation.”

― James Lind

“A little before noon I sent orders to all my batteries to open fire through the streets or at any points where the troops were seen about the city, as a diversion in favor of Jackson.”

― James Longstreet

“It was 1939. There was no money or jobs around. I did my parents a favor and joined the Navy.”

― Jason Robards

“I’ve always been in favor of drastic transparency, radical transparency.”

― Jason Schreier

“The man who has gotten everything he wants is all in favor of peace and order.”

― Jawaharlal Nehru

“As favor and riches forsake a man, we discover in him the foolishness they concealed, and which no one perceived before.”

― Jean de la Bruyere

“So my attorneys brought litigation in the U.S. federal courts. The judge ruled in our favor.”

― Jeremy Rifkin

“I do favor guest workers, H1B visas and student visas.”

― Jim Kolbe

“I’m somebody’s who’s in favor of transparency and openness.”

― John Barrasso

“Never claim as a right what you can ask as a favor.”

― John Churton Collins

“When I consider life, it is all a cheat. Yet fooled with hope, people favor this deceit.”

― John Dryden

“Our Keystone legislation received strong bipartisan support in the Senate. Although it didn’t receive the 60 votes necessary for passage, 56 senators – a majority – voted in favor of the bill. Despite President Obama’s actively lobbying against the bill, we still won the support of 11 Democrats.”

― John Hoeven

“Many slaves on this continent are oppressed, and their cries have reached the ears of the Most High. Such are the purity and certainty of his judgments, that he cannot be partial in our favor.”

― John Woolman

“Cynically but accurately put, Americans oppose public intervention or regulation if it helps others, but favor it if it helps them – take social security, disaster relief, public works projects, for example.”

― Jon Meacham

“Maybe there’s two types of people in the world: those people who favor humans over ideology, and those people who favor ideology over humans.”

― Jon Ronson

“I have never pressurized a producer to do me any favor.”

― Kabir Bedi

“Perhaps the only thing in my favor is that I am very tenacious. I don’t take ‘no’ very well.”

― Kathryn Bigelow

“Most families aren’t all in the public eye as we are. It works as a blessing. It works in our favor.”

― Khloe Kardashian

“Overall relations between the North and the South have developed in favor of national reconciliation, unity and reunification.”

― Kim Jong Il

“I always favor the hero and heroine from whichever book I’ve completed most recently. Yes, I’m faithless and fickle!”

― Kresley Cole

“Many states favor joint custody.”

― Laura Wasser

“We are all in favor of the U.S. taking an active and constructive interest in Asia.”

― Lee Hsien Loong

“What I favor is that we have health care access to people that is not income based. We have to have health care that is acceptable and it’s going to come in a number of forms.”

― Lori Lightfoot

“If you can’t return a favor, pass it on.”

― Louise Brown

“A punishment to some, to some a gift, and to many a favor.”

― Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“Being able to disappear into every film that I do really works in my favor.”

― Lucy Boynton

“I want to make a policy statement. I am unabashedly in favor of women.”

― Lyndon B. Johnson

“Like many modern poets, I tend to conceal rhymes by placing them in the middle of lines, and to avoid immediate alliteration and assonance in favor of echoes placed later in the poems.”

― Margaret Atwood

“I am in favor of economic freedom, but I am not a conservative.”

― Mario Vargas Llosa

“Our warfighting doctrine is that we don’t want to be in a fair fight, and we want the fight to always be tilted in our favor.”

― Mark Esper

“Over the course of a year – from January 2014 to March 2015 – millions of Americans, hundreds of businesses, and dozens of policymakers weighed in at the Federal Communications Commission in favor of net neutrality.”

― Marvin Ammori

“I still favor alternatives to governmental race-based preferences.”

― Marvin Olasky

“People who demand neutrality in any situation are usually not neutral but in favor of the status quo.”

― Max Eastman

“Of course. I favor passive investing for most investors, because markets are amazingly successful devices for incorporating information into stock prices.”

― Merton Miller

“It’s hard not to be in favor of taking down monsters.”

― Michael Ledeen

“Our entire political system is financed by wealthy private interests buying politicians and making sure the rules are written in their favor.”

― Michelle Alexander

“No feature of the Obama presidency has been sadder than its constant efforts to divide us, to curry favor with some Americans by castigating others.”

― Mitch Daniels

“Life was given to me as a favor, so I may abandon it when it is one no longer.”

― Montesquieu

“Raillery is a mode of speaking in favor of one’s wit at the expense of one’s better nature.”

― Montesquieu

“I do not favor the gag order.”

― Nancy Grace

“We’re seeing diamonds coming back into favor.”

― Nicky Oppenheimer

“The public is strongly in favor of the Kyoto Protocols, so strongly in favor that a majority of Bush voters thought that he was in favor of it. They are simply unaware.”

― Noam Chomsky

“Karl Marx was in favor of socialist and communist-socialist revolutions, but he had a pretty nuanced view about it.”

― Noam Chomsky

“Fortune and love favor the brave.”

― Ovid

“I was very much in favor of the Iraq invasion.”

― P. J. O’Rourke

“We are in favor of free trade.”

― Paolo Gentiloni

“I favor the extension of the middle-class tax cuts because in a recession they’re stimulative and they help with demand.”

― Peter Welch

“Airlines are interesting. They not only favor celebrities, they court them.”

― Phil Donahue

“I have also testified repeatedly and published some articles in favor of Small Science.”

― Philip Warren Anderson

“A gift in season is a double favor to the needy.”

― Publilius Syrus

“When you confer a benefit on those worthy of it, you confer a favor on all.”

― Publilius Syrus

“To refuse graciously is to confer a favor.”

― Publilius Syrus

“I’m not in favor of any discrimination of any form.”

― Rand Paul

“Governor Kasich has done some things that I applaud and have supported and spoken out in favor of, such as Medicaid expansion.”

― Richard Cordray

“Mankind are apt to be strongly prejudiced in favor of whatever is countenanced by antiquity, enforced by authority, and recommended by custom.”

― Robert Hall

“How does allowing China to constantly rig trade in its favor advance the core conservative goal of making markets more efficient?”

― Robert Lighthizer

“And I’m in favor of that because I have a gay son, who’s a very successful theater designer.”

― Robert MacNeil

“Do your kids a favor – don’t have any.”

― Robert Orben

“Tax laws favor capital over labor, giving capital gains a lower rate than ordinary income. The rich get humongous mortgage interest deductions while renters get no deduction at all.”

― Robert Reich

“I’m all in favor of supporting fancy museums and elite schools, but face it: These aren’t really charities as most people understand the term.”

― Robert Reich

“Writing about dead white males seems to be out of favor among academics.”

― Ron Chernow

“I favor the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and it must be enforced at gunpoint if necessary.”

― Ronald Reagan

“I’m not in favor of any amnesty whatsoever.”

― Sam Graves

“However, I am willing to hear what you can produce from Scripture in favor of any kind of slavery.”

― Samuel Hopkins

“Prejudices in disfavor of a person fix deeper, and are much more difficult to be removed, than prejudices in favor.”

― Samuel Richardson

“I’m not in favor of manned spaceflight, because I don’t see that it goes anywhere.”

― Sandra Faber

“Many of my supporters, they want to change the system, and they are not in favor of the establishment.”

― Sebastian Kurz

“Our nation is not a fully representative democracy if we do not have a one-person, one-vote method of directly electing our president. It disproportionately tilts favor to smaller states with smaller populations.”

― Shaun King

“I often say my naivete early on in my career worked in my favor.”

― Sophia Amoruso

“With interest rates artificially low, consumers reduce savings in favor of consumption, and entrepreneurs increase their rates of investment spending.”

― Steve Hanke

“I always tend to favor the newer idea.”

― Steven Moffat

“I’m always in favor of Israel responding strongly when it’s threatened.”

― Steven Spielberg

“It’s my job to motivate the audience to believe. I have to get them to suspend their judgment in favor of involvement.”

― Sydney Pollack

“Politicians make decisions in favor of their interest groups or their supporters back in their hometowns.”

― Tadashi Yanai

“I am not, and have never been, in favor of boycotting Israel.”

― Theodore Bikel

“Obedience of the law is demanded; not asked as a favor.”

― Theodore Roosevelt

“The moment a person forms a theory, his imagination sees in every object only the traits which favor that theory.”

― Thomas Jefferson

“The least productive people are usually the ones who are most in favor of holding meetings.”

― Thomas Sowell

“The dog commends himself to our favor by affording play to our propensity for mastery.”

― Thorstein Veblen

“I’m very much in favor of vaccinations, and I’ve been very vocal about that because it’s insane to forgo this.”

― Timothy Simons

“Boxing does not favor boxers over 35 who rely on reflexes.”

― Tony Bellew

“Sadly, the system in this country is rigged in favor of wealthy elites who have purchased tremendous influence in our government.”

― Tulsi Gabbard

“Realism hasn’t fallen out of favor with most people, who are interested in people’s lives rather than gymnastics of style or literary trends. It’s a certain kind of academic who undervalues realism, largely because it is not amenable to endless exegesis.”

― Vikram Seth

“What a rush it was to plunge into the bin of official decision and cast a ballot in favor of FUN.”

― Wavy Gravy

“I am in favor of helping the prosperity of all countries because, when we are all prosperous, the trade with each becomes more valuable to the other.”

― William Howard Taft
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