Top 22 Heavy-Handed Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Heavy-Handed Quotes from famous people such as Dawn Foster, Cindy Hyde-Smith, Richard Serra, Ajit Pai, Nazanin Boniadi, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

We can find any number of ways to criminalise begging,

We can find any number of ways to criminalise begging, but when we do so, aren’t we attacking the problem from entirely the wrong angle? Banning begging or rough sleeping treats street homelessness as a lifestyle choice that can be discouraged through threats of legal action and heavy-handed policing.
Dawn Foster
The Internet, like most successful American innovations, have not thrived because of heavy-handed government regulation.
Cindy Hyde-Smith
Basically, what you really want to do is try to engage the viewer’s body relation to his thinking and walking and looking, without being overly heavy-handed about it.
Richard Serra
What is responsible for the phenomenal development of the Internet? Well, it certainly wasn’t heavy-handed government regulation.
Ajit Pai
History’s lesson, of course, is that attempts to suppress free expression have merely confirmed the caricaturists’ original critique of heavy-handed and objectionable actions of overreaching governments.
Nazanin Boniadi
I can punch, I’m heavy-handed, and I can box.
Rocky Fielding
There are atheists and Christians, and there are people in both groups who are a little too heavy-handed.
Andy Dick
Every time Washington regulators pass down another heavy-handed rule or levy another hefty fine, Colorado loses potential jobs, revenue, and economic security.
Bob Beauprez
To you, W. B. Yeats, good praiser, wholesome dispraiser, heavy-handed judge, open-handed helper of us all, I offer a play of my plays for every night of the week, because you like them, and because you have taught me my trade.
Lady Gregory
I stay away from heavy-handed stuff, the good guy and the bad guy. It just doesn’t interest me; all it does is create more fences between people, I think.
Sam Shepard
Americans have carried the burden of our government’s heavy-handed approach to environmental regulation for far too long – with rural and disadvantaged communities bearing the brunt.
Andrew R. Wheeler
I hate dream sequences in movies and T.V. shows generally for their heavy-handed symbolism and storytelling tediousness.
Ira Glass
I think the way comedy is represented on screen is it’s either all fart jokes – and it’s just laughter for the sake of laughter – or it’s one of those things where it’s just kind of very preachy, very heavy-handed.
Hasan Minhaj
Anders Thomas Jensen and I had talked about making a movie which addressed the cancer issue, and we didn’t want to make it heavy-handed. We wanted to do something which had a lot of hope in it. And then for some reason we came up with a romantic comedy.
Susanne Bier
There are some actresses that can’t do comedy; it’s too heavy-handed.
Bob Newhart
Heavy-handed regulations hurt the very consumers they’re supposed to help.
Ajit Pai
Why has it seemed that the only way to protect the environment is with heavy-handed government regulation?
Gale Norton
There’s a clean simplicity to the plotting of ‘Sinister,’ whether you like it or not. And the scares are deliberate and even heavy-handed in a way. There’s not a lot of sophistication or nuance in the plotting and not much restraint in the scares – and that’s a part of what makes the movie accessible.
Scott Derrickson
Our biggest fear is that ‘Food, Inc.’ will move heavy-handed food-safety regulations forward.
Joel Salatin
Football and me have never got on. My instinct and love for the harder end of contact had always meant I was perhaps a little too heavy-handed for football. Somehow it left me feeling unfulfilled.
Nick Frost
The worst thing for a filmmaker is for a film to be labeled as pretentious or heavy-handed.
John Curran
I have always been interested in how you can depict suffering without being heavy-handed.
Marlene Dumas