"But if republicans are to prevail, if the peace process is to be successfully concluded and Irish sovereignty and re-unification secured, then we have to set the agenda - no-one else is going to do that."
"You can't get closer to the heart of national sovereignty than national security and intelligence services."
"The unionists also for their part, want to minimise the potential for change, not only on the equality agenda but on the issues of sovereignty and ending the union."
"Men live by intervals of reason under the sovereignty of humor and passion."
"Until the control of the issue of currency and credit is restored to government and recognized as its most conspicuous and sacred responsibility, all talks of the sovereignty of Parliament and of democracy is idle and futile."
"For the sake of goodness and love, man shall let death have no sovereignty over his thoughts."
"A family on the throne is an interesting idea. It brings down the pride of sovereignty to the level of petty life."
"In the absence of justice, what is sovereignty but organized robbery?"
"On the Native American front, we have turned a new page in the 400-year history of the interface between the American settlers of this country and the nation's first Americans. That's included a new relationship where the sovereignty of tribes is in fact recognized."