Quotation Explorer - 'Court'

One has to abandon altogether the search for security, and reach out to the risk of living with both arms. One has to court doubt and darkness as the cost of knowing. - Morris L. West
An appeal is when you ask one court to show its contempt for another court. - Finley Peter Dunne
My girlfriend sleeps in a queen-sized bed and I sleep in a court jester-sized bed. - Steven Wright
There is no such thing as justice--in or out of court. - Clarence Darrow
If a woman makes you feel better, get to know her; if she makes you think better, court her; if she makes you become better, marry her. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I don't think the Constitution is studied almost anywhere, including law schools. In law schools, what they study is what the court said about the Constitution. They study the opinions. They don't study the Constitution itself.
Jesus has to become real to us. We need to court him and get to know him better. Go on some dates with the Lord. - Sandra M. Michelle
We, the Hawaiian people, who are born from the union of Papahanaumoku and Wakea, earth mother and sky father, and who have lived in these islands for over 100 generations, will always have the moral right to the lands of Hawai'i now and forever, no matter what any court says. - Lilikalā K. Kame'eleihiwa
Isabelle says the Queen of the Seelie Court has requested an audience with is"Sure" said Magnus. "And Madonna wants me as a backup dancer on her next world tour - Cassandra Clare
When you go into court you are putting your fate into the hands of twelve people who weren't smart enough to get out of jury duty. - Norm Crosby
CANONICALS, n. The motley worm by Jesters of the Court of Heaven. - Ambrose Bierce
LAUREL, n. The _laurus_, a vegetable dedicated to Apollo, and formerly defoliated to wreathe the brows of victors and such poets as had influence at court. (_Vide supra._) - Ambrose Bierce
Women deserve better than propaganda and lies to get into panties. Propaganda and lies to get into office, to get out of court, to get out of paying child support. Get the fuck out of our decisions and give us back our voice. Women deserve better; women deserve choice. - Sonya Renee Taylor
the sword of revolution is sharpened on the whetting stone of ideas-bhagat singh in court during his trial, india's struggle for freedom - Bhagat Singh
The only true forms of equality are equality at the Last Judgment and equality before a just court of law; all other attempts at levelling must lead, at best, to social stagnation. - Russel Kirk
I would court you, with all the grace and courtesy that you deserve. There’d be no lies between us. We’d have time to be together. - CS Pacat
Get a woman to smile, and she will like you; get her to laugh, and she will desire you; get her to blush, and she will court you; get her to melt, and she will marry you. - Matshona Dhliwayo
…the gavel became an extension of his arm and he used it to bludgeon the court into submission. - William Deihl
Liberty lies in the hearts of men and women; when it dies there, no constitution, no law, no court can save it.... While it lies there, it needs no constitution, no law, no court to save it.
Those that are good manners at the court are as ridiculous in the country, as the behavior of the country is most mockable at the court. - William Shakespeare
The family is a court of justice which never shuts down for night or day.
Stay out of the court of self-judgment, for there is no presumption of innocence. - Robert Brault
The President and the Congress are all very well in their way. They can say what they think they think, but it rests with the Supreme Court to decide what they have really thought. - Theodore Roosevelt
In hard times nothing is visible life seems to beat you down, with courage hit the problems ball will be in your court. - Kishore Bansal
COURT FOOL, n. The plaintiff. - Ambrose Bierce
The Supreme Court has ruled that they cannot have a nativity scene in Washington, D.C. This wasn't for any religious reasons. They couldn't find three wise men and a virgin. - Jay Leno
World history is a court of judgment - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
POSTERITY, n. An appellate court which reverses the judgment of a popular author's contemporaries, the appellant being his obscure competitor. - Ambrose Bierce
RANK, n. Relative elevation in the scale of human worth. He held at court a rank so high That other noblemen asked why. "Because," 'twas answered, "others lack His skill to scratch the royal back." Aramis Jukes - Ambrose Bierce
When you go into court, you're putting your fate in the hands of 12 people not smart enough to get out of jury duty. - Norm Crosby
The Supreme Court of the United States is no longer a court of law. It is a forum of legal fad and fashion. - A.E. Samaan
Wit had conquered science by laughing it out of court. - Philip Schuyler Allen
There is some magic in wealth, which can thus make persons pay their court to it, when it does not even benefit themselves. How strange it is, that a fool or knave, with riches, should be treated with more respect by the world, than a good man, or a wise man in poverty! - Ann Radcliffe
These detective series on TV always end at precisely the right moment-after the criminal is arrested and before the court turns him loose. - Robert Orben
To modernize their sleeping habits, [Peter the Great] declared, 'Ladies and gentlemen of the court caught sleeping with their boots on will be instantly decapitated. - Bob Massie
I didn't want to fight with him. And yet I could not promise him what I most wanted to give - my love, the promise that I would stay with him in the Winter Court, that I would throw caution aside and be with him. - Kailin Gow
Our Supreme Court is not a court of law. It is a court of conjecture and political fad. - A.E. Samaan
Isn't it funny that anything the Supreme Court says is right? - Robert Frost
Criminal court is where bad pople are on their best behavior. It's much more dangerous for lawyers and judges In family court, where good people are at their worst.
Severability is an important concept in the context of the relations between this Court and Parliament; like 'reading down', it is an instrument of judicial restraint which reduces the danger of producing an overbroad judicial reaction to overbroad legislation. - Albie Sachs
Marry your future, court your present; divorce your past. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Success is the shyest creature,blushes when you court it,jilts you when you propose to it,reneges later and perhaps blushes again. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I do not know whether music knows how to despair over music, or marble over marble, but literature is an art which knows how to prophesize the time in which it might have fallen silent, how to attack its own virtue, and how to fall in love with its own dissolution and court its own end. - Jorge Luis Borges
You don't know a woman until you've met her in court. - Norman Mailer
Prayer is not a court hearing, so when you pray don't aim to prove before God how others wronged you; because He knows every heart already. - Gugu Mona
I realized that the legal system was corrupt when I went to court and the judge imposed a very short time limit on my evidence submission before removing my legal rights to free speech. - Steven Magee
Love rules the court, the camp, the grove, and men below, and the saints above, for love is heaven, and heaven is love. - Walter Scott
I want to swim in both directions at once. Desire success, court failure. - Alan Rickman
...And eventually, he (Charles Manson) testified to an empty court, as Bugliosi had convinced the presiding judge Older, that Manson's hypnotic powers might convince the jury he was innocent. - Nikolas Schreck
Despite how long I'd slept, I was so tired--tired in my bones, in my crumpled heart."- Sarah J Maas, A Court of Mist and Fury - サラ・J・マース
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