Quotation Explorer - 'Law'

If you are uncomfortable with any law or procedure, propose a motion for its amendment. Until it is amended, going against it for whatever purpose automatically makes one a rebel - OMOSOHWOFA CASEY
Ours was the first nation to be founded on the idea that all are created equal and all deserve equal treatment under the law. Despite our missteps and shortcomings, these ideals still inspire hope among the oppressed and give us pride in being Americans. - Jimmy Carter
We cannot expect people to have respect for law and order until we teach respect to those we have entrusted to enforce those laws. - Hunter S. Thompson
A lot of things in nature answers to increase which is a law of nature - Sunday Adelaja
Arguably insane utility workers that blatantly harass law abiding customers is likely to become more frequent as the long term effects of biologically toxic radio frequency (RF) radiation exposures from their transmitting smart meters continues to emerge. - Steven Magee
Privacy’ is an unusable term. We should instead talk about freedom, autonomy and self-determination of the individual. Being allowed to be yourself, to think whatever you want and to act within the law with no hindrance. That resonates with everyone. - Danny Mekić
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.[Address in the Assembly Hall at the Paulskirche in Frankfurt, June 26 1963] - John F. Kennedy
An ethics of desire is good news for those of us who have become allergic to an ethics of law. - Jean Vanier
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law. - Galatians 5:22-23
Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more man's nature runs to the more ought law to weed it out. - Sir Francis Bacon
I am a law only for my kind, I am no law for all. - Friedrich Nietzsche
In my many years I have come to a conclusion that one useless man is a shame, two is a law firm, and three or more is a congress. - Peter Stone
Every unnecessary law helps fashion the noose we will ultimately be hung by. - A.E. Samaan
It is not in our forming battlements or bristling seacoasts, or our Army and Navy that makes America great - but rather our reliance in the law of liberty and the religious law God has planted in us. - Abraham Lincoln
Freedom is essentially a condition of inequality, not equality. It recognizes as a fact of nature the structural differences inherent in man -in temperament, character, and capacity - and it respects those differences. We are not alike and no law can make us so. - Frank Chodorov
The objective for each individual when you are pulled over by an officer of the law is to - Survive the Stop! - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
Nothing surely is as potent as a law that may not be disobeyed. It has the force of the water drop that hollows the stone. A small dainty task, if it be really daily, will beat the labours of a spasmodic Hercules. - Anthony Trollope
Obey the law and be someone else biatch. - Deyth Banger
There is something perfect to be found in the imperfect: the law keeps balance through the juxtaposition of beauty, which gains perfection through nurtured imperfection. - Dejan Stojanovic
What power has law where only money rules? - Petronius Arbiter
Reading the scriptures through the lenses of the Law you see God as unapproachable, through the lenses of Grace you see the outstretched arms of Jesus saying "come". - John Paul Warren
ការរស់នៅក្នុងភាពអាត្មានិយមគឺជាការរស់នៅបញ្ច្រាសនឹងច្បាប់ធម្មជាតិ។It is against law of nature to live a selfish life - Khem Veasna ខឹម វាសនា
Everybody is talking about the Law of Attraction. Nobody is talking about the Law of Action. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
In any bureaucracy, the people devoted to the benefit of the bureaucracy itself always get in control, and those dedicated to the goals the bureaucracy is supposed to accomplish have less and less influence, and sometimes are eliminated entirely.[Pournelle's law of Bureaucracy] - Jerry Pournelle
He had discovered a great law of human action, without knowing it, namely, that, in order to make a man or a boy covet a thing, it is only necessary to make the thing difficult to attain. - Mark Twain
The very first law in advertising is to avoid the concrete promise and cultivate the delightfully vague. - Bill Cosby
Threats from the street may be potentially lethal, but the threat from the "enemy within" is a far worse hazard to a law officers health and wellbeing. - Steve Neal
There is no law, there is only conjecture. The Progressive ethos changes the law's meaning according to fad and fashion. - A.E. Samaan
Studying the rule of law won't make a great litigator. It is the act of trying cases in real courtrooms with real plaintiffs and defendants and judges and juries, week after week and year after year that develops lawyers into top trial attorneys. - Marian Deegan
We have a government of limited power under the Constitution, and we have got to work out our problems on the basis of law. - William Howard Taft
If a person commit a crime against you, have not the right to forgive him; but the law must punish him in order to prevent a repetition of that same crime by others, as the pain of the individual is unimportant beside the general welfare of the people.
Adoption comes from the heart, but the adoption process comes from the Law. You should follow your heart, but be sure you also follow the law.
Men are not generally sufficiently aware of the distinction between the law of God and his purpose; they are apt to suppose, that as the temper of the sinner is contrary to the one, so the outrages of the sinner are able to defeat the other; than which nothing can be more false. - John Witherspoon
I could end the deficit in five minutes. You just pass a law that says that anytime there is a deficit of more than 3% of GDP all sitting members of congress are ineligible for reelection. - Warren Buffett
Those who believe that liberal democracy and the free market can be defended by the force of law and regulation alone, without an internalised sense of duty and morality, are tragically mistaken. - Jonathan Sacks
The simple law of the universe is that you create your own reality - Julian Pencilliah
Allowing Islamic Sharia law into the constitutions of the U.S-created Islamic (!) Republic of Afghanistan and Republic of Iraq in 2004 and 2005 was as foolhardy as it would have been to write emperor-worship and Shinto militarism into Japan's 1946 constitution. - Robert Spencer
I think that nothing is so important for freedom as recognizing in the law each individual’s natural right to property, and giving individuals a sense that they own something that they’re responsible for, that they have control over, and that they can dispose of. - Milton Friedman
Bad law is the worst sort of tyranny. - Edmund Burke
No important institution is ever merely what the law makes it. It accumulates about itself traditions, conventions, ways of behaviour, which are not less formidable in their influence. - Harold Laki
Fragile as reason is and limited as law is as the institutionalised medium of reason, that's all we have between us and the tyranny of mere will and the cruelty of unbridled, undisciplined feelings. - Felix Frankfurter
Anyone who denies the law of non-contradiction should be beaten and burned until he admits that to be beaten is not the same as not to be beaten, and to be burned is not the same as not to be burned. - ابن سينا - Ibn Sina
Contract law is essentially a defensive scorched-earth battleground where the constant question is, if my business partner was possessed by a brain-eating monster from beyond spacetime tomorrow, what is the worst thing they could do to me? - Charles Stross
To cheapen the lives of any group of men, cheapens the lives of all men, even our own. This is a law of human psychology, or human nature. And it will not be repealed by our wishes, nor will it be merciful to our blindness. - William Pickens
...all that we do is governed by the law of opposites in which every so-called positive act is exactly and equally balanced by its opposite.; - Tony Parsons
There is a hard law. When an injury is done to us, we never recover until we forgive. - Alan Paton
I believe Western culture -- rule of law, universal suffrage, etc. -- is preferable to Arab culture: that's why there are millions of Muslims in Scandinavia, and four Scandinavians in Syria. Follow the traffic. I support immigration, but with assimilation. - Mark Steyn
If you have bought the law enforcement department, then you have done nothing wrong when you willfully break multiple laws. - Steven Magee
Then let's cheat god!!!!!Let's cut the cycle of Rebirth, let's Distort Nature!!The Himan technique that challenges the second law of thermodynamicts head on!!!!Thai is know as Medicine!!!!!As if i'd give my precious friend away to some god!!! - Syun Matsuena
Protest beyond the law is not a departure from democracy; it is absolutely essential to it. - Howard Zinn
The idea of formulated 'rights ... comes not from John Locke and Thomas Jefferson ... but from the canon law of the Catholic Church. - Thomas E. Woods Jr.
When you GIVE under compulsion or Grudgingly you are giving under the LAW of giving and NOT the GRACE given for giving. God loves a cheerful (thankful) giver, which is giving under GRACE. 2 Cor 9:7 - John Paul Warren
When the Rule of Law disappears, we are ruled by the whims of men. - Tiffany Madison
Conscience has nothing to do as lawgiver or judge; but is a witness against me if I do wrong, and which approves if I do right. To act against conscience is to act against reason and God's Law.
It is precisely democracy which is destroying the American political structure, American law, and the American economy. - Rose Wilder Lane
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature. - Edmund Burke
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
Failure is not able to have what you planned for, you planning for 'F' and having 'A' is a failure. Success is having what you do expect or planned, having 'F' when you planned for it is a success. Miracle is having a success you dont planned for, it breaks the law. - adelaja precious
The great can protect themselves, but the poor and humble require the arm and shield of the law. - Andrew Jackson
The strictest law often causes the most serious wrong. - Cicero
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future. - John F. Kennedy
The first and fundamental law of Nature, which is, to seek peace and follow it. - Thomas Hobbes
When you really want something, and you couple that with an understanding of your nature, of your spiritual being, and the law that govern you, you will keep going, regardless of what's happened. Nothing will stop you. - Bob Proctor
To live in a state of liberty is not to live apart from law. It is, on the contrary, to live under the highest law, the only law that can really profit a man, the law which is consciously and deliberately imposed by himself on himself. - Auberon Herbert
Life is a circle, like it or not that's the law. - Deyth Banger
It is wrong to become absorbed in the divine law to such a degree as not to perceive human law. Death belongs to God alone. By what right do men touch that unknown thing? - Victor Hugo
Who to himself is law, no law doth need.
Law is the embodiment of the moral sentiment of the people. - William Blackstone
Pity is the virtue of the law, and none but tyrants use it cruelly. - William Shakespeare
The law of cause and effect gets clear to you, when you realize the eternal truth within you. The failure or success with life is only because of, getting away and coming closer to the natural process of life. - Roshan Sharma
No terms, no conditions, no promises, no commitment, and no institution—but only another example of what happens when law and politics attempt to regulate a religious institution. - H. Kirk Rainer
When you are loving someone, that someone is loving you, too. That is the universal law. No exception. - Debasish Mridha
The populace think that your rejection of popular standards is a rejection of all standard, and mere antinomianism; and the bold sensualist will use the name of philosophy to gild his crimes. But the law of consciousness abides. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Where there is no law, but every man does what is right in his own eyes, there is the least of real liberty.
While the gentleman cherishes benign rule, the small man cherishes his native land. While the gentleman cherishes a respect for the law, the small man cherishes generous treatment. - Confucius
Labor law violations are alive and well in the USA. - Steven Magee
Law is for everyone, justice is for few. - Sercan Leylek
Act only according to that maxim whereby you can at the same time will that it should become a universal law. - Immanuel Kant
The LAW points you to self-efforts. GRACE points you to the finished work of Jesus Christ. - John Paul Warren
It may be true that the law cannot make a man love me, but it can stop him from lynching me, and I think that's pretty important. - Martin Luther King Jr.
The very idea of freedom presupposes some objective moral law which overarches rulers and ruled alike. - C. S. Lewis
Necessity knows no law. - Publilius Syrus
A fig for those by law protected!Liberty's a glorious feast!Courts for cowards were erected,Churches built to please the priest! - Robert Burns
No difficulty can come to you (your way). If the mind wavers, difficulty will embrace you! That is all, the law of the universe is just this. - Dada Bhagwan
In the criminal law [...] imprisonment should be resorted to only after the most anxious consideration. - Pius Langa
So act that your principle of action might safely be made a law for the whole world. - Immanuel Kant
Possession is eleven points in the law. - Colley Cibber
I believe in a relatively equal society, supported by institutions that limit extremes of wealth and poverty. I believe in democracy, civil liberties, and the rule of law. That makes me a liberal, and I’m proud of it. - Paul Krugman
Our honour is that we make the law to violate and break it, and we stay to do that. - Ehsan Sehgal
Now everything that you do is written in red or black in Angel Gabriel's book. Not for everyone is this record kept, but only for those who have taken a position of responsibility. There is a Law of Sins, and if you do not fulfil all your obligations, you will pay. - G.I. Gurdjieff
Every kingdom has three pillars: Poet, Sword and Law. - Lara Biyuts
The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. - Abraham Lincoln
The life of the law has not been logic; it has been experience. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
The true law of the race is progress and development. Whatever civilization pauses in the march of conquest, it is overthrown by the barbarian.
Doing abominations is against the law, particularly if the abominations are done while wearing a lobster bib. - Woody Allen
Whoever is open, loyal, true; of humane and affable demeanour; honourable himself, and in his judgement of others; faithful to his word as to law, and faithful alike to God and man....such a man is a true gentleman. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
There are not enough jails, not enough policemen, not even enough courts too enforce a law not supported by the people. - Hubert H. Humphrey
Law of attraction magnetically attracts what you think, what you feel, what you dream consciously and subconsciously in your life. - Debasish Mridha
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you. - B.R. Ambedkar
An unalterable and unquestioned law of the musical world required that the German text of French operas sung by Swedish artists should be translated into Italian for the clearer understanding of English-speaking audiences. - Edith Wharton
The law is not designed to make us honorable, only bearable. - Marie C. Malaro
Government is a gang, but not merely as meritorious as a private gang because it claims legal legitimacy. It pillages and uses violence but under the cover of law, and seeks legitimacy not through competition but through the myth of the social contract. - Jeffrey Tucker
So here is another law, one of my favourite If I become famous the stupidy will end one for all. It's basically a jail for mankind stupidy! - Deyth Banger
The effects of lack of democracy and the rule of law is a problem that does not discriminate, whether you are a corporation or a start-up, rich or poor, educated or illiterate, employed or unemployed. - Allan Amanyire
Placing religious beliefs above law is a great recipe for destruction of entire human race. - Ketan Waghmare
It's a free world to do as you please, within the law, however it's also free to have an opinion - as well as morals, ethics and decency. - Auliq-Ice
On this ship, my word is fucking law! Captain Josiah Trenchard. UWSS Might of Fortitude. - Jonathon Fletcher
It usually takes 100 years to make a law, and then, after it's done its work, it usually takes 100 years to be rid of it. - Henry Ward Beecher
Bad people need a law to prove themselves but A good people don't need a law to prove themselves - Prerna Banswal
Terrorism is the use of violence or intimidation in the pursuit of a political aim. The highest political aim is the creation and enforcement of law. Cops use violence and intimidation to enforce law. Therefore, all cops are, by definition, terrorists. - Dane Whalen
I detest audiences - not in their individual components, but en masse I detest audiences. I think they're a force of evil. It seems to me rule of mob law. - Glenn Gould
It is the duty of every citizen /resident of any country , nationals as well as expatriates to know the basics of the governing laws of the country one resides.Ignorance of the law or unawareness cannot be pleaded to escape liability. - Henrietta Newton Martin
Understand that sexuality is as wide as the sea. Understand that your morality is not law. Understand that we are you. Understand that if we decide to have sex whether safe, safer, or unsafe, it is our decision and you have no rights in our lovemaking. - Derek Jarman
Healey’s First Law Of Holes: When in one, stop digging. - Denis Healey
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government. - Bertrand Russell
When someone steals your heart not even the law can help you. - Matshona Dhliwayo
And how long will your fingers be so tangled in the law that you can't live out of My grace? - Angie Smith
The general rule of law is, that the noblest of human productions -- knowledge, truths ascertained, conceptions, and ideas -- become, after voluntary communication to others, free as the air to common use."~ - Louis D. Brandeis
Immediately after his re-election [Cameron] announced: For too long we have been a passively tolerant society, saying to our citizens so long as you obey the law we will leave you alone. A statement so far to the right that it conceded the political centre ground to Judge Dredd. - Frankie Boyle
Compassion is the chief law of human existence. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
If changing judges changes law, then it is not clear what law is. - Judge Richard A. Posner
We are humans first and the law always protects our basic human rights, but survival always remains a chance for any of us to go through hard times and make it through the day. - Auliq-Ice
The man for whom law exists - the man of forms, the Conservative, is a tame man.
At least half the mystery novels published violate the law that the solution, once revealed, must seem to be inevitable. - Raymond Chandler
Law enforcement is hired to enforce the law. You call them in to deal with situations you cannot deal with or do not want to deal with. When they arrive let them do their job. You know who you called them for before they got there. Enough said. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
In the spirit realm, whatever is said becomes a reality, then, it can be same in the abode of the living, for powerful species, to say whatever they like for an immediate manifestation, it is the law in the astral planes, and we don't care about the destination of the acting forces. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Why are the police REALLY having trouble recruiting officers - especially Black officers? We have to bridge the gap between community and law enforcement. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
If you have ten thousand regulations you destroy all respect for the law. - Winston S. Churchill
I feel like a fugitive from the law of averages. - William H. Mauldin
The welfare of the people is the ultimate law. (Salus Populi Suprema Est Lex) - Cicero
It's not the law of religion nor the principles of morality that define our highways and pathways to God; only by the Grace of God are we led and drawn, to God. It is His grace that conquers a multitude of flaws and in that grace, there is only favor. Favor is not achieved; favor is received. - C. JoyBell C.
If you let loose a law, it willdo as a dog does. It will obey its own nature, not yours. Suchsense as you have put into the law (or the dog) will be fulfilled.But you will not be able to fulfil a fragment of anything you haveforgotten to put into it. - G.K. Chesterton
The law is the anchor of our feelings. If the law holds our feelings well, it directs our feelings well. If however, the laws fails to hold our feelings well, our feelings become free enough for us to do what we feel freely - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
We'd do well to remember that at the end of the day, the law doesn't defend us; we defend the law. And when it becomes contrary to our morals, we have both the right and the responsibility to rebalance it toward just ends. - Edward Snowden
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
It is more dangerous that even a guilty person should be punished without the forms of law than that he should escape. - Thomas Jefferson
To be a saint is the exception; to be upright is the rule. Err, falter, sin, but be upright. To commit the least possible sin is the law for man. Sin is a gravitation. - Victor Hugo
The thing is true, according to the law of the Medes and Persians, which altereth not. - Bible
He(Prophet Muhammad) laid the foundation of a universal government. His law was one for all. Equal justice and love for everyone. - B. Margoliouth
When it is a law abiding common person versus the police internal affairs regarding a corrupt or incompetent police officer, the statistics show that it is the common person that most frequently loses. - Steven Magee
Nature hath no goal, though she hath law. - John Donne
Law and order are the medicine of the politic body and when the politic body gets sick, medicine must be administered. - B.R. Ambedkar
Giving and receiving is the law of life. When we give with love and accept with deepest gratitude, our souls rejoice. - Debasish Mridha
Time and the world do not stand still. Change is the law of life. - John F. Kennedy
Law is a jealous subject - It will require and consume all of you should you choose to pursue her. - Elias Tan JS
Oh! Polly thought. Why aren't all girls locked up by law the year they turn fifteen? They do such stupid things! - Diana Wynne Jones
A law is something which must have a moral basis, so that there is an inner compelling force for every citizen to obey. - Chaim Weizmann
Better no law than laws not enforced. - Italian Proverb
Corrupt governments are run by corrupt politicians that run corrupt law enforcement agencies. - Steven Magee
I have gained this by philosophy I do without being ordered what some are constrained to do by their fear of the law. - Aristotle
Newspapers are the Bibles of worldlings.How diligently they read them!Here they find their law and profits,their judges and chronicles,their epistles and revelations. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
That which is not just is not law. - William Lloyd Garrison
Do as adversaries do in law, strive mightily, but eat and drink as friends. - William Shakespeare
All my businesses are scrupulously legal. Not because I have any moral problems with crime. It just makes my life easier to obey the law. Crime is for poor people; you don't need to rob the bank if you own it. - Josh Lieb
The law provides expert diagnosis of our sin problem, but the law does not provide the cure to our sin problem. Only Jesus can! - John Paul Warren
Law is experience developed by reason and applied continually to further experience. - Roscoe Pound
We economists don't know much, but we do know how to create a shortage. If you want to create a shortage of tomatoes, for example, just pass a law that retailers can't sell tomatoes for more than two cents per pound. Instantly you'll have a tomato shortage. It's the same with oil or gas. - Milton Friedman
There is no law against delaying action to weigh it in thought. - Unarine Ramaru
Life's only law is change. Everything is continuously changing, evolving and developing. Hindus say that it takes 840 million lives to become a human being, which emphasises the precious gift of being a human being. - Swami Dhyan Giten
Freedom is essentially a condition of inequality, not equality. It recognizes as a fact of nature the structural differences inherent in man in temperament, character, and capacity and it respects those differences. We are not alike and no law can make us so. - Frank Chodorov
Love is a violent recreational sport. Proceed at your own risk. Helmets, armor, and steel-toe boots are required by law. - H.C.Paye
#3532. The law neither does nor requires idle acts.
Let us consider the reason of the case. For nothing is law that is not reason. - Sir John Powell
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law - Immanuel Kant
When you prevent me from doing anything I want to do, that is persecution; but when I prevent you from doing anything you want to do, that is law, order and morals. - George Bernard Shaw
It is honor that makes commerce possible, dear brother. And the law courts, when men lack it. - Edward Cline
To commit the least possible sin is the law for man. To live without sin is the dream of an angel. Everything terrestrial is subject to sin. Sin is a gravitation. - Victor Hugo
We become extremely vulnerable to the ones that love us, we believe in what they say, we believe in their faith held next to us. It's law of attraction to become who your surrounded by, so instead of focusing of changing another, find some one suitable to your soul. - Nikki Rowe
The law of war is harsh. If there's anything good at all in a war, it's that it brings the best and the worst out of people: some people try to use the lawlessness to hurt others, and some try to reduce the suffering to minimum. - Mohamedou Ould Slahi
There is nothing in our book, the Qur'an, that teaches us to suffer peacefully. Our religion teaches us to be intelligent. Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone lays a hand on you, send him to the cemetery. - Malcolm X
LAWYER, n. One skilled in circumvention of the law. - Ambrose Bierce
Judge: a law student who marks his own papers. - H. L. Mencken
It is the spirit and not the form of law that keeps justice alive. - Earl Warren
Idolatry is committed, not merely by setting up false gods, but also by setting up false devils; by making men afraid of war or alcohol, or economic law, when they should be afraid of spiritual corruption and cowardice.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. Against such things, there is no law.
He laid the foundation of a universal government. His law was one for all. Equal justice and love for everyone. - George Rivorie
The law, in its majestic equality, forbids rich and poor alike to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal their bread. - Anatole France
When everything is a law, nothing is a law. - Eric Robert Morse
Plant a kernel of wheat and you reap a pint; plant a pint and you reap a bushel. Always the law works to give you back more than you give.
RITE, n. A religious or semi-religious ceremony fixed by law, precept or custom, with the essential oil of sincerity carefully squeezed out of it. - Ambrose Bierce
There is no law against composing music when one has no ideas whatsoever. The music of Wagner, therefore, is perfectly legal
My sense of the holy is bound up with the hope that some day my remote descendants will live in a global civilization in which love is pretty much the only law. - Richard M. Rorty
Then our crime's worse than a murderer's. His act puts him outside the law, but keeps the law intact. Ours would weaken the law. - Walter Van Tilburg Clark
Law cannot reach where enforcement will not follow. —Popular aphorism. - Jack Vance
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery. - Malcolm X
For whoever keeps the whole law but fails in one point has become guilty of all of it.
OATH, n. In law, a solemn appeal to the Deity, made binding upon the conscience by a penalty for perjury. - Ambrose Bierce
Everyone agrees the celibacy rule is just a Church law dating from the 11th century, not a divine command. - Hans Küng
The fundamental Law of The Universe states that all human beings are fundamentally the same and therefore have an equal right to live in equality. - Anthony Pan
Occupational Safety & Health Administration's (OSHA) lack of law enforcement has made the USA a dangerous place to work. - Steven Magee
NC passed law against global warming science, therefore it's not happening. So I'm ignoring Twitter's 140-character limit, so it's not happ - Stephen Colbert
Law is mind without reason. - Aristotle
I submit that an individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law. - Martin Luther King Jr.
In a republic the first rule for the guidance of the citizen is obedience of the law. - Calvin Coolidge
All natural laws retain the balance contained within the scope of that law, no man made law can do this. It is better to understand the natural laws that govern society then to create man made laws that will not work. - R.A.Delmonico
True freedom allows us to do all the good we can under God’s law. - The Liberty Book
"It happens to each according to his consciousness," is the Law of Consciousness.
RETALIATION, n. The natural rock upon which is reared the Temple of Law. - Ambrose Bierce
#3533. The law disregards trifles.
If not us, then who? Who's going to stand when everyone else kneels? Who's going to argue for the law even when there's no justice to be had? Who's going to try even when the trying is too damn hard? - Sebastien de Castell
from 1960-2015 Nigerians live under the rules of those who are above the law, but from 2015 we hope for a little change, and if there is no change in 2015, only God knows what will happened. - Hamzatribah
Every law is an infraction of liberty. - Jeremy Bentham
How to win a case in court: If the law is on your side, pound on the law; if the facts are on your side, pound on the facts; if neither is on your side, pound on the table. - Unknown
There was so much about our past that I still didn't understand, and I wasn't one to tell the future. I could only tell the way the world worked. History was a tangled thing, people were resilient, and the one constant law of the world was that it would heal. - Yovanoff, Brenna
The strictest law sometimes becomes the severest injustice. - Benjamin Franklin
No law ever written has stopped any robber, rapist or killer, like cold blue steel in the hands of their last intended victim. - W. Emerson Wright
The law says do good be right. Grace says Jesus made you right so now you are good. - John Paul Warren
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
In all emotional conflicts, the thing you find the most difficult to do, is the thing that you should do."--Meyer's Law - John D. MacDonald
Every formula which expresses a law of nature is a hymn of praise to God. - Maria Mitchell
No law or ordinance is mightier than understanding. - Plato
Beauty is but the sensible image of the Infinite. Like truth and justice it lives within us; like virtue and the moral law it is a companion of the soul.
Christianity neither is, nor ever was a part of the common law. - Thomas Jefferson
We owe God a "double debt" incurred by our passive receipt of Adam's debt but also by our active disobedience. The extent of our depravity is such that we also owe a "daring debt" because we challenge not only God's Law but His very grace as we blame Him that He has not done enough. - Foppe Vander Zwaag
Thus, dear friends, I have said it clearly enough, and I believe you ought to understand it and not make liberty a law... - Martin Luther
The universal law is very simple, but we look at it in a complex way. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
Don't violate the law, but don't reject an idea because it's illegal. You might be able to get the law changed. - Robert H. Schuller
What is absolute humility (param vinaya)? It is on the one who has not disrespected anyone in the slightest! Absolute humility lies where there is no dispute, no difference of opinion or any law. Law is bondage. - Dada Bhagwan
The 'Wild West' is a good description of law enforcement in the desert southwest USA. - Steven Magee
At the root of everything lay the passionatedesire of thinking people to find a simple, unifying norm for society like the law of gravity that Newton had found for nature. - James H. Billington
The life of the law has not been logic but experience. - Oliver Wendell Holmes
There is no shortage of despicable law enforcement departments in the USA. - Steven Magee
There can be no law of nature, no science,No aberrant infliction of human willThat unchained the soul cannot conquer,Simply sweep away, should it chose to. - Scott Hastie
The law of evolution is that the strongest survives!' 'Yes, and the strongest, in the existence of any social species, are those who are most social. In human terms, most ethical...There is no strength to be gained from hurting one another. Only weakness. - Ursula K. Le Guin
Let me tell you what justice is. Justice is the law. And that man's feeble attempt to lay down the principles of deceny. - Morgan Freeman
The law says you have the right to hold a nigger, but begging the law's pardon, it lies. . . Is everything right because the law allows it? Suppose they'd pass a law taking away your liberty and making you a slave? - Solomon Northup
After his failed political career, Lincoln often pondered the question of the purpose of the meaning of life. In 1850 [ten years before he was elected President], Lincoln told Herdon [his law partner] "How hard, oh how hard it is to die and leave one's country no better than if one had never lived. - Ronald C. White Jr.
Ignorance of the law excuses no man: Not that all men know the law, but because 'tis an excuse every man will plead, and no man can tell how to refute him. - John Selden
Nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced. It is an open secret that the dangerous increase of crime in this counrty is closely related with this. - Albert Einstein
It has been my experience that law enforcement reports are littered with fabrications, inaccuracies, omissions, fraud, fantasies and willful blindness. - Steven Magee
If international law is, in some ways, at the vanishing point of law, the law of war is, perhaps even more conspicuously, at the vanishing point of international law. - Hersch Lauterpacht
A judge is a law student who marks his own examination papers. - H.L. Mencken
The Law Polarity decrease that everything has an opposite it's the flip side of the coin, you're right my left, the front the back, consider this next time you disagree with someone because their right from their point of view. - Bob Proctor
Murphy's law inverted: What can go right, will go right. (Works if you're an optimist.) - Saloma Miller Furlong
In other words, for purposes of sex discrimination law, to be a woman means either to be like a man or like a lady. We have to meet either the male standard for males or the male standard for females. - Catharine MacKinnon
Sex, once a law as undisputed as gravity, has been disproved. The equation is erased, the blackboard broken - Isaac Marion
I recommend getting yourself out from under any ministry that PREACHES LAW or a MIXTURE OF LAW AND GRACE, and instead listening to or reading anything you can find to reinforce the GRACE MESSAGE. - Paul Silway
I have gained this by philosophy: that I do without being commanded what others do only from fear of the law. - Aristotle
Those that respect the law and love sausage should watch neither being made. - Mark Twain
How could a state be governed, or protected in its foreign relations if every individual remained free to obey or not to obey the law according to his private opinion. - Thomas Hobbes
Have you ever found yourself saying, "There ought to be a law against this," or, "Somebody should do something"? Well, here’s the good news - you can be the one to do something. You can be the one to make the law. - Victoria Stoklasa MA
Are we Pakistanis, children of a lesser God? Is there one law for the west and one for us? Is our democracy supposed to be only democracy if you give us a no objection certificate? - Imran Khan
Vice may triumph for a time, crime may flaunt its victories in the face of honest toilers, but in the end the law will follow the wrong-doer to a bitter fate, and dishonor and punishment will be the portion of those who sin. - Allan Pinkerton
Abortion is not allowedbecause apparently it is against the law of god.Yes, that butter-wouldn't-melt deitywho ordered babies to be slaughtered,killed all the first-born in EgyptAnd caused an entire human race to drown.From: "Gesels van een imaginaire god"(Scourges of an imaginary god) - A.J. Beirens
There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind as breathing or the upright gait; but if he does not learn it he must perish. - Alfred Adler
Mature Christians daily recognize how short they fall in keeping God's law and realizes how desperately they needs God's grace. - Ibrahim Emile
The triune God exercises total government over all things, and He requires us as His image-bearers to exercise government in Christ in our own spheres in terms of His law. - Rousas John Rushdoony
The law is not meant to be obeyed only when it favors you and you are comfortable with it, it is also to be obeyed when it does not favor you or you're not comfortable with it. - OMOSOHWOFA CASEY
The Law Polarity decrease that everything has an opposite it's the flip side of the coin, you're right my left, the front the back, consider this next time you disagree with someone because their right from their point of view.― - Bob Proctor
The law of circulation is the power of communication. - Lailah Gifty Akita
It’s the law, Jack. When the government breaks the law, they have to toe the line. - Kenneth Eade
Things just are the way they are... However, NOWHERE in ANY law, dogma, or rules is it mandated -be it sanctioned, decreed, or wrought by divine imposition- that ANY OF IT HAS TO BE THIS WAY! - Rythmic Karma
In matters of conscience, the law of majority has no place. - Mahatma Gandhi
Imagine if we applied as much grace to others as we give ourselves & as much law to ourselves as we apply to others. - Orrin Woodward
Being democratic is not enough, a majority cannot turn what is wrong into right. In order to be considered truly free, countries must also have a deep love of liberty and an abiding respect for the rule of law. - Margaret Thatcher
Two things form the bedrock of any open society freedom of expression and rule of law. If you don’t have those things, you don’t have a free country."[Don’t allow religious hooligans to dictate terms (The Times of India, January 16, 2008)] - Salman Rushdie
I could end the deficit in 5 minutes. You just pass a law that says that anytime there is a deficit of more than 3% of GDP all sitting members of congress are ineligible for reelection. - Warren Buffett
Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, a charm to sadness, and life to everything. - Plato
Based on the law of probability Everything is possible because The sheer existence of possibility Confirms the existence Of impossibility. - Dejan Stojanovic
Religion is never more tested than when our emotions are ablaze. At such a time, the timeless grandeur of the Law and its ethics stand at our mercy. - Abdal Hakim Murad
It is possible for one never to transgress a single law and still be a bastard. - Hermann Hesse
Unless education promotes character making, unless it helps men to be more moral, more just to their fellows, more law abiding, more discriminatingly patriotic and public spirited, it is not worth the trouble taken to furnish it. - William Howard Taft
The evolution of higher and of lower forms of life is as well and as soundly established as the eternal hills. It has long since ceased to be a theory; it is a law of Nature as universal in living things as is the law of gravitation in material things and in the motions of the heavenly spheres. - Henry Fairfield Osborn
It was Francisco de Vitoria, a Catholic priest and professor, who earned the title of father of international law. - Thomas E. Woods Jr.
Peoples do not judge in the same way as courts of law; they do not hand down sentences, they throw thunderbolts; they do not condemn kings, they drop them back into the void; and this justice is worth just as much as that of the courts. - Maximilien de Robespierre
The reason there is so little crime in Germany is that it's against the law. - Alex Levin
Work is the law of life, and to reject it as boredom is to submit to it as torment. - Victor Hugo
I consider the law prohibiting the sharing of copies with your friend the moral equivalent of Jim Crow. It does not deserve respect. - Richard M Stallman
Let us thank God for valour in abstractionFor those who go their own way, will not kissThe arse of law and order nor compoundFor physical comfort at the price of pride - Louis MacNeice
I've a regard for law, although I do not always agree with it. Without law, man becomes a beast. - Louis L'Amour
The power of the bleeding love of God is stronger than the power of Caesar, of the law, of Mars, Mammon, Aphrodite and the rest. This is the point that Paul grasped. And that is the reason for the Colossians' gratitude. The battle has been won. - N.T. Wright
The law is guilty of the evils it is supposed to punish. - Frédéric Bastiat
He walked away. It was a shame really, but what could I do? He was the law; I broke the law, two things one should never combine.From WIP The Trinity Saints - Leslie Dawn Nash
Let a crown be placed thereon, by which the world may know, that so far as we approve of monarcy, that in America the law is King. For as in absolute governments the King is law, so in free countries the law ought to be King; and there ought to be no other. - Thomas Paine
The law hath not been dead, though it hath slept. - William Shakespeare
In the state of nature...all men are born equal, but they cannot continue in this equality. Society makes them lose it, and they recover it only by the protection of the law. - Charles de Montesquieu
You'll be hearing from my lawyer as soon as he graduates from law school! - Groucho Marx
It is a law of nature that we defend ourselves from one affection only by means of another. - Paul Valery
Fear is a product of doubt. it is a negative energy. Fear is an opposite of faith. Law is not necessary for people who have freedom. Law is the control switch that produces fear. That Fear produces lawful citizens is a delusion, it only creates fearful citizens . - Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel
The difference between Socrates and Jesus is that no one had ever been put to death in Socrates' name. And that is because Socrates' ideas were never made law. Law, in whatever name, protects privilege. - E.L. Doctorow
An absolute law without hope of appeal that's despotism! - Phineas Flynn
Opinions alter, manners change, creeds rise and fall, but the moral law is written on the tablets of eternity. - John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
this terror then and drakness of mind must be dispelled not by the rays of the sun and glittering shafts of day, but by the aspect and the law of nature; the warp whose design we shall begin with this first principle, nothing is ever gotten out of nothing by divine power. - Titus Lucretius Carus
The shallow consider liberty a release from all law, from every constraint. The wise man sees in it, on the contrary, the potent Law of Laws. - Walt Whitman
To consult the rules of composition before making a picture is a little like consulting the law of gravitation before going for a walk. - Edward Weston
The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread. - Anatole France
History is a voice forever sounding across the centuries the laws of right and wrong. Opinions alter, manners change, creeds rise and fall, but the moral law is written on the tablets of eternity. - James A. Forude
Justice is incidental to law and order.
There can be no justice so long as law is absolute. Even life itself is an excercise in exceptions.When has justice ever been as simple as a rule-book? - Riker - The Next Generation (season 1 epis. 7: Justice)
Where the rich are concerned, the law goes begging. - Marty Rubin
It is emphatically the province and duty of the Judicial Department to say what the law is. - John Marshall
When the law no longer protects you from the corrupt, but protects the corrupt from you you know your nation is doomed. - Ayn Rand
Equality before the law is probably forever unattainable. It is a noble ideal, but it can never be realized, for what men value in this world is not rights but privileges. - H.L. Mencken
The grandest of all laws is the law of progressive development. Under it, in the wide sweep of things, men grow wiser as they grow older, and societies better.
"Do what thou wilt" shall be the whole of the law. - Aleister Crowley
In matters of conscience, the law of the majority has no place. - Mahatma Gandhi
There is no law of progress. Our future is in our own hands, to make or to mar. It will be an uphill fight to the end, and would we have it otherwise? Let no one suppose that evolution will ever exempt us from struggles. 'You forget,' said the Devil, with a chuckle, 'that I have been evolving too.' - William Ralph Inge
It was the Law of the Sea, they said. Civilization ends at the waterline. Beyond that, we all enter the food chain, and not always right at the top. - Hunter S. Thompson
The law provides expert diagnosis of our sin problem, which is absolutely essential. But the law does not provide the cure to our sin problem. Only Jesus can save us from our sin problem. - John Paul Warren
The fundamental premise that all are equal under and before the law and all are entitled to the equal protection and the equal benefit of the law and when that is put in place, the law enforcement becomes manageable because just laws foster compliance, do not require coercion. - George Stamatis
There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetrated under the shield of law and in the name of justice.
Criminals do not die by the hands of the law. They die by the hands of other men. - George Bernard Shaw
The Law Polarity decrease that everything has an opposite it's the flip side of the coin, you're right my left, consider this next time you disagree with someone because their right from their point of view. - Bob Proctor
Long is the night to him who is awake; long is a mile to him who is tired; long is life to the foolish who do not know the true law. - Gautama Buddha
To respect law, a man carries mercy with his endeavours. To respect ethics, he moves on wasteful relationships. - Harshit Walia
The law is a microphone for the voiceless. - Faren Rajpat
Freedom cannot recognize as law the commands and doctrines of other human beings. - Joseph BH McMillan
The most overlooked advantage to owning a computer is that if they foul up there's no law against wacking them around a little. - Joe Martin
The law of liberty tends to abolish the reign of race over race, of faith over faith, of class over class. It is not the realization of a political ideal; it is the discharge of a moral obligation. - John Dalberg
A man's respect for law and order exists in precise relationship to the size of his paycheck. - Adam Clayton Powell Jr.
Boys did not go to work on the railroad simply because their fathers did. What fetched them were sights and sounds of moving trains, and above all the whistle of a locomotive. I've heard of the call of the wild, the call of the law, the call of the church. There is also the call of the railroad. - Gary Krist
Life is a memory, then it is nothing. All law is writ in a seed. - Cormac McCarthy
Oliver's Law
Affection cannot be manufactored or regulated by law. If one has no affection for a person or a system, one should be free to give the fullest expression to his disaffection, so long as he does not contemplate, promote, or incite to violence. - Mahatma Gandhi
Love is the fulfilling of the law. - Bible
Your religious beliefs are your business. They are not and should not be the basis for law. If you use them as justification to discriminate against others, don’t be upset when others decide you’re an asshole."[] Jim C. Hines - Blog post of July 26, 2011
Change is the only universal law in nature. People resist the universal law of nature. As if they can resist it. And they suffer. People suffer because of their own resistance and rigidness. Otherwise, life if so simple and straight-forward. - His Holiness Divas
The world is a devastating place. You must learn to protect your emotions to prevent matters both in law and love, from devastating you. - Misan Sagay
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.
The law that will work is merely the summing up in legislative form of the moral judgement that the community has already reached. - Woodrow Wilson
The state calls its own violence law, but that of the individual, crime. - Max Stirner
Spring dances with joy in every flower and in every bud letting us know that changes are beautiful and an inevitable law of life. - Debasish Mridha
We are bound by the law, so that we may be free. - Marcus Tullius Cicero
Any law which violates the inalienable rights of man is essentially unjust and tyrannical; it is not a law at all. - Maximilien Robespierre
It's a good thing I'm not the president, because I would prosecute everybody who was involved in that torture, I would prosecute the people who did it, I would prosecute the people who ordered it and they would all go to jail! Because Torture is against the law! - Jesse Ventura
Those who try to kill the body violate God's law. Those who try to kill the soul also violate God's law, even though their crime is less visible to others."By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept - Paulo Coelho
When you GIVE under compulsion or Grudgingly you are giving under the LAW of giving and NOT the GRACE given for giving. - John Paul Warren
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.
The principle of democracy is a recognition of the sovereign, inalienable rights of man as a gift from God, the Source of law. - Fulton J. Sheen
The Law was never given to gentiles but to Jews only, so why do so many gentiles struggle today with mixing law and grace? - John Paul Warren
I hope we once again have reminded people that man is not free unless government is limited. There's a clear cause and effect here that is as neat and predictable as a law of physics: As government expands, liberty contracts. - Ronald Reagan
In university they don't tell you that the greater part of the law is learning to tolerate fools. - Doris Lessing
Golf may be played on Sunday, not being a game within the view of the law, but being a form of moral effort. - Stephen Leacock
A lawyer starts life giving $500 worth of law for $5 and ends giving $5 worth for $500. - Benjamin H. Brewster
The people's good is the highest law. - Cicero
and angle of vision, dust, gravity, solitude, and the part of the law which is the world's waitingand the part of the law which is my waiting,and the part which is my impatience—now; now?—though there are, there really arethings in the world, you must believe me. - Jorie Graham
If large numbers of people believe in freedom of speech, there will be freedom of speech, even if the law forbids it. But if public opinion is sluggish, inconvenient minorities will be persecuted, even if laws exist to protect them."[Freedom of the Park, Tribune, 7 December 1945] - George Orwell
... I think this Law, by which I am punished, is both unreasonable in itself, and particularly severe... Polly Baker - Benjamin Franklin
What is truth? Truth is ever-changing law. We both have truths. Are mine the same as yours? (Crucify him! Crucify him!) - Ponctious Pilate
The true meaning of Christ's teaching consists in the recognition of love as the supreme law of life, and therefore not admitting any exceptions. - Leo Tolstoy
As no designation of good and evil can be absolute, neither can it be fixed; no law which is just now will be forever just, and no political institution designed to secure the good can remain the best means to that good. - Allen Wheelis
An unjust law is no law at all. - Augustine of Hippo
Unless the relationship of law to Christianity is re-established, there is no future except destruction for Western culture. - R. J. Rushdooney
In this nonfundamentalist understanding of faith, practice is more important than theory, love more important than law, and mystery is seen as an insight into truth rather than an obstacle. It is the great lie of our time that all religious faith has to be fundamentalist to be valid. - Andrew Sullivan
Whether the Bible is Law or Gospel depends on the spiritual condition of the one hearing it. If someone is regenerate and loves God, then the whole Bible is Gospel to him. If someone is unregenerate and hates God, the whole Bible is Law to him, the whole thing condemns him. - Douglas Wilson
Our Supreme Court is not a court of law. It is a court of conjecture and political fad. - A.E. Samaan
There is only one attraction, one law, one power and that is the power of love. - Debasish Mridha
Lawyers are the only persons in whom ignorance of the law is not punished. - Jeremy Bentham
Justice is incedental to law and order.
Man perfected by society is the best of all animals; he is the most terrible of all when he lives without law, and without justice. - Aristotle
Acceptance is such an important commodity, some have called it "the first law of personal growth." - Peter McWilliams
Haleine contre haleine, échauffe-moi la vie,Mille et mille baisers donne-moi je te prie,Amour veut tout sans nombre, amour n’a point de loiTranslated: Breath against breath warms my life.A thousand kisses give me I pray thee.Love says it all without number,love knows no law. - Pierre de Ronsard
Let a short Act of Parliament be passed, placing all street musicians outside the protection of the law, so that any citizen may assail them with stones, sticks, knives, pistols, or bombs without incurring any penalties. - George Bernard Shaw
The law must be stable, but it must not stand still. - Roscoe Pound
We must not make a scarecrow of the law, setting it up to fear the birds of prey, and let it keep one shape, till custom make it their perch and not their terror. - William Shakespeare
The touchstone of everything that can be concluded as a law for a people lies in the question whether the people could have imposed such a law on itself. - Immanuel Kant
Law does, "because God said so!"; Grace does because it understands the reason God said so. - D.R. Silva
Lawyer, n. One skilled in the circumvention of the law. - Ambrose Bierce
The heart of the Pharisee is within us all, to redefine God's law so it doesn't apply to me anymore. It applies to my neighbor but not to me. - Ron Pearce
Morality and legality have nothing to do with one another. I'm more than fine with breaking a law if it disagrees with my values and morals. - Ashly Lorenzana
I don't have a problem with a world full of vampires and zombies but with one where the law forbids me from shooting them. - Daniel Marques
He that loves the law will get his fill of it. - Scottish Proverb
The law of nature is alternation for evermore. Each electrical state superinduces the opposite. The soul environs itself with friends, that it may enter into a grander self-acquaintance or solitude; and it goes alone for a season, that it may exalt its conversation or society. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
The problem with any unwritten law is that you don't know where to go to erase it. - Glaser and Way
REFERENDUM, n. A law for submission of proposed legislation to a popular vote to learn the nonsensus of public opinion. - Ambrose Bierce
#3528. The law respects form less than substance.
It is not true that equality is a law of nature. Nature has no equality. Its sovereign law is subordination and dependence. - Marquis de Vauvenargues
The law is an opinion with a gun. - Stefan Molyneux
If Waterboarding is okay, then why don't we let our police do it to criminals so they can find out what they know? Because it's against the law. If we're not going to be a country that stand's for the rule of law, when it's convenient or inconvenient, then what DO we stand for. - Jesse Ventura
Science, like nothing else among the institutions of mankind, grows like a weed every year. Art is subject to arbitrary fashion, religion is inwardly focused and driven only to sustain itself, law shuttles between freeing us and enslaving us. - Kary Mullis
No law can be sacred to me but that of my nature. Good and bad are but names very readily transferable to that or this; the only right is what is after my constitution; the only wrong is what is against it. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
For the skeptic there remains only one consolation: if there should be such a thing as superhuman law it is administered with subhuman inefficiency. - Eric Ambler
If once the people become inattentive to the public affairs, you and I, and Congress and Assemblies, Judges and Governors, shall all become wolves. It seems to be the law of our general nature, in spite of individual exceptions. - Thomas Jefferson
First wrong by brow-beater abuses the body of law. And the revenge of brow-beaten announces that there is no law in state. Says Bhutta - M.K. Bhutta
In times of war, the law falls silent.Silent enim leges inter arma - Marcus Tullius Cicero
in America we have people from all kinds of backgrounds, all in a cluster, together, and consequently law has become very important in this country. Lawyers and law are what hold us together. There is no ethos. - Joseph Campbell
The power of the Executive to cast a man into prison without formulating any charge known to the law and particularly to deny him the judgement of his peers is in the highest degree odious and is the foundation of all totalitarian government whether Nazi or Communist. - Winston S. Churchill
Law stands mute in the midst of arms. - Cicero
He had discovered a great law of human action, without knowing it - namely, that in order to make a man or a boy covet a thing, it is only necessary to make the thing difficult to obtain. - Mark Twain
The conscientious objector is a revoultionary. On deciding to disobey the law he sacrifices his personal interests to the most important cause of working for the betterment of society. - Albert Einstein
The law is that the law will be broken. - Marty Rubin
When freedom does not have a purpose, when it does not wish to know anything about the rule of law engraved in the hearts of men and women, when it does not listen to the voice of conscience, it turns against humanity and society. - Pope John Paul II
Tyranny is the exercise of some power over a man, which is not warranted by law, or necessary for the public safety. A people can never be deprived of their liberties, while they retain in their own hands, a power sufficient to any other power in the state. - Noah Webster
Chaos is the law of nature, order is the dream of man... - Anonymous
The Law of Attraction is a theory. Cosmic Ordering is a practice putting that theory to work. - Stephen Richards
The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets and to steal bread. - Anatole France
The law is not so much carved in stone as it is written in water, flowing in and out with the tide. - Jeff Melvoin
OSHA's lack of law enforcement has made the USA a dangerous place to work. - Steven Magee
When the law is wrong it's because it's unnatural, but in this case it is natural and a river will drown you if you buck it now - Arthur Miller
No man is above the law, and no man is below it. - Theodore Roosevelt
I haven't committed a crime. What I did was fail to comply with the law.
The only stable state is the one in which all men are equal before the law. - Aristotle
Relate to a life situation in the deepest sense: not from the standpoint of the ego that bemoans its fate and rebels against it, but from... the greater inner law that has left behind its small birth, the narrow realm of personal outlook, for the sake of renewal and rebirth. - Max Zeller
The law of love could be best understood and learned through little children. - Mahatma Gandhi
Law is order in liberty, and without order liberty is social chaos. - Archbishop Ireland
I contemplate with sovereign reverence that act of the whole American people which declared that their legislature should make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof, thus building a wall of separation between church and state. - Thomas Jefferson
The law tells me how crooked I am. Grace comes along and straightens me out. - Billy Sunday
Law and order exist for the purpose of establishing justice. - Martin Luther King Jr.
Hofstadter's Law: It always takes longer than you expect, even when you take into account Hofstadter's Law.
Change is the law of life; and those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future. - John F. Kennedy
The Afghan government is as corrupt as a prostitute with a law degree. - Craig Ferguson
The law does not expect a man to be prepared to defend every act of his life which may be suddenly and without notice alleged against him. - John Marshall
I was born Katie O’Reilly, she began. Poor Irish, but proud of it. I boarded the Titanic at Queenstown as a third class passenger with nothing more than the clothes on my back. And the law at my heels. Titanic Rhapsody - Jina Bacarr
What is grace? It is the inspiration from on high: it is love; it is liberty. Grace is the spirit of law. This discovery of the spirit of law belongs to Saint Paul; and what he calls "grace" from a heavenly point of view, we, from an earthly point, call "rigtheousness." - Victor Hugo
Law enforcement are the facilitators of corporate fraud. - Steven Magee
When people's love is divided by law, it is the law that needs to change. - David Cameron
Oh, wearisome condition of humanity,Born under one law, to another bound;Vainly begot, and yet forbidden vanity,Created sick, commanded to be sound. - Fulke Greville
Almost any sect, cult, or religion will legislate its creed into law if it acquires the political power to do so. - Robert A. Heinlein
Political problems ruin meals. Let it be known as Eric’s Law of Lunch henceforth. - Garon Whited
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
Anarchy - it's not the law, it's just a good idea. - Unknown
I wanted to do something nice so I bought my mother-in- law a chair. Now they won't let me plug it in. - Henny Youngman
Law is order, and good law is good order. - Aristotle
Necessity has no law. - William Langland
Click any word or name in a quote to explore, or search for more. [JSON] [SOURCE]