Quotation Explorer - 'Laws'

Treat all men alike. Give them all the same laws. Give them all an even chance to live and grow. - Chief Joseph
It is in the consideration of Love as the director of your behavior, that all the laws of any religion are fulfilled. - Genevieve Gerard
[Scientific humanism is] the only worldview compatible with science's growing knowledge of the real world and the laws of nature. - Edward O. Wilson
Civilization is the progress toward a society of privacy. The savage's whole existence is public, ruled by the laws of his tribe. Civilization is the process of setting man free from men. - Ayn Rand
Whoever desires to found a state and give it laws, must start with assuming that all men are bad and ever ready to display their vicious nature, whenever they may find occasion for it. - Niccolo Machiavelli
Laws not enforced cease to be laws, and rights not defended may wither away. - Thomas Moriarty
[Government]is cancerous in head and limbs;only its belly is sound, and the laws it excretes are the most strightforward shit in the world. - Otto von Bismarck
Everything is perfect. Everything is fine. The rules of life are made up. The rules only exist in your mind.Of course there may be courtesies And closures and laws to abide,But the zeal with which you play Relies on where YOU draw the line - Jason Mraz
Woman's degradation is in mans idea of his sexual rights. Our religion, laws, customs, are all founded on the belief that woman was made for man. - Elizabeth Cady Stanton
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
There are two sides to life for every individual: a personal life, in which his freedom exists in proportion to the abstract nature of his interests, and an elemental life within the swarm of humanity, in which a man inevitably follows laws laid down for him. - Leo Tolstoy
As it must not, so genius cannot be lawless; for it is even that constitutes its genius-- the power of acting creatively under laws of its own origination. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Nature and Nature's laws lay hid in night: God said, "Let Tesla be", and all was light.
Probably all laws are useless, for good men do not want laws at all, and bad men are made no better by them.
Laws are spider webs through which the big flies pass and the little ones get caught. - Honoré de Balzac
Disobedience to rigid laws is a revolutionary act. - Lailah Gifty Akita
I am increasingly persuaded that the earth belongs exclusively to the living and that one generation has no more right to bind another to it's laws and judgments than one independent nation has the right to command another. - Thomas Jefferson
I know no method to secure the repeal of bad, obnoxious, or unjust laws so effective as their strict execution. - Ulysses S. Grant
Customs are more powerful than laws. - The Talmud
Justice, love, truth, peace and harmony, a serene unity with science and the laws of the universe. - Luther Burbank
Have your own convictions. Believe in the laws of your conscience because if you believe in everything, you become nothing. - - RVM
The safest way to make laws respected is to make them respectable. - Frédéric Bastiat
The knowledge of the laws of life makes life predictable. - Sunday Adelaja
The laws of men are not infallible. - Wayne Gerard Trotman
In the cause of expedience and the quest for information, man has always been willing to trump his laws and betray his beliefs to legitimize the torture of those who do not share them. - Mark Allen Smith
When we try to contain reality, to define it, to write down its laws, we fail. We should recognise the universe its right to be unpredictable! - Rossana Condoleo Rossana Condoleo - www.rossanacondoleo.com
Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression; in order that every man present his views without penalty there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population. - Albert Einstein
Do what thy manhood bids thee do, from none but self expect applause; He noblest lives and noblest dies who makes and keeps his self-made laws. - Sir Richard Francis Burton
It is through the institution of families that children are brought up in an orderly manner; and that the knowledge of God and of His laws is handed down from generation to generation. - Henry Thornton
Since the beginning of physics, symmetry considerations have provided us with an extremely powerful and useful tool in our effort to understand nature. Gradually they have become the backbone of our theoretical formulation of physical laws. - Tsung-Dao Lee
Freedom is not a gift bestowed upon us by other men, but a right that belongs to us by the laws of God and nature. - Benjamin Franklin
Too many people confuse real magic with magical thinking. Real magic isn't a trick and it transforms our lives. Magical thinking is denial.Real magic is what happens when we break old belief patterns and have the courage to employ the native laws of the Universe - Jacob Nordby
The more laws and restrictions there are,The poorer people become....The more rules and regulations,The more thieves and robbers. - Lao Tzu
Miracles are caused by the laws of nature that are yet to be discovered. - Aishwarya Shiva Pareek
Federal and state laws (should) be changed to no longer make it a crime to possess marijuana for private use. - Richard M. Nixon
Man is a product of nature, a part of the Universe. The Universe is operated under exact natural laws. Man is a product of millions of years of evolution. He adapts himself to the laws of nature or he perishes. - James Hervey Johnson
Happy is the soul that has a friend. Happier is the soul that trusts in the truth of the heart of a friend. Happiest is the soul that knows the solemnity of friendship and honours its laws. - Ogwo David Emenike
Laws are like cobwebs, which may catch small flies, but let wasps and hornets break through. - Jonathan Swift
It is funny that those who make the laws by which we are expected to live are usually the ones who have no regard for it. - Paul Bamikole
Nothing is too wonderful to be true if it be consistent with the laws of nature. - Michael Faraday
What I have done is to show that it is possible for the way the universe began to be determined by the laws of science. In that case, it would not be necessary to appeal to God to decide how the universe began. This doesn't prove that there is no God, only that God is not necessary. - Stephen Hawking
Love never follows laws. - Debasish Mridha
Science has sometimes been said to be opposed to faith, and inconsistent with it. But all science, in fact, rests on a basis of faith, for it assumes the permanence and uniformity of natural laws - a thing which can never be demonstrated
There's no way to rule innocent men. The only power any government has is the power to crack down on criminals. Well, when there aren't enough criminals, one makes them. One declares so many things to be a crime that it becomes impossible for men to live without breaking laws. - Ayn Rand
Oh judge! Your damn laws! The good people don't need them, and the bad people don't obey them. - Ammon Hennacy
In a truly moral society, most of our current laws would not exist. - Michel Templet
Laws are like sausages. It's better not to see them being made. - Otto von Bismarck
Police not enforcing laws results in a high crime rate that is formally reported as a low crime rate in police statistics. - Steven Magee
Laws are always useful to those who possess and vexatious to those who have nothing. - Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Money does not go only to those who go to church, it goes to those who know and comply with the laws of money - Sunday Adelaja
Good laws have their origins in bad morals. - Ambrosius Macrobius
USA corporations are legally regulated by laws which their managers know are rarely enforced. This criminal activity is what the USA government calls: Deregulation. - Steven Magee
Go tell the Spartans, Passerby, That here, obedient to their laws, We lie. - Simonides
They say women have no conscience about laws, don't they?" Mrs MacAvelly suggested. "Why should we?" answered her friend. "We don't make 'em– nor God– nor nature. Why on earth should we respect a set of silly rules made by some men one day and changed by some more the next? - Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Most laws only exist if people believe in them. That's why the mass media has to propagate them. If you are wise enough, join the police and ignore unfair laws. Be the friend and helper instead and thereby increase the reputation of the police. - L.H.
Art tends toward balance, order, judgment of relative values, the laws of growth, the economy of living very good things for anyone to be interested in. - Robert Henri
I guess I'm just an old mad scientist at bottom. Give me an underground laboratory, half a dozen atom-smashers, and a beautiful girl in a diaphanous veil waiting to be turned into a chimpanzee, and I care not who writes the nation's laws. - S.J. Perelman
Words and laws in this world made place for signs and symbols. - Ben Midland
Why keep on enacting laws when we already have more than we can break.
The more laws and order are made prominent,The more thieves and robbers there will be. - Lao-tzu
A strict observance of the written laws is doubtless one of the high virtues of a good citizen, but it is not the highest. The laws of necessity, of self preservation, of saving our country when in danger, are of higher obligation. - Thomas Jefferson
Civilisation and the life of nations are governed by the same laws as prevail throughout nature and organic life. - Ernst Haeckel
There are two Newman's laws. The first one is "It is useless to put on your brakes when you're upside down." The second is "Just when things look darkest, they go black. - Paul Newman
Drought-struck farmers pray for rain, in the express hope that the universe or owner thereof will hear the words and suspense the laws of meteorology for their benefit. Some, of course, actually believe just that, and for all anyone can prove they could be right. - Terry Pratchett
PRAY, v. To ask that the laws of the universe be annulled in behalf of a single petitioner confessedly unworthy. - Ambrose Bierce
Power operates only destructively, bent always on forcing every manifestation of life into the straitjacket of its laws. Its intellectual form of expression is dead dogma, its physical form brute force. - Rudolf Rocker
Science, as long as it limits itself to the descriptive study of the laws of nature, has no moral or ethical quality and this applies to the physical as well as the biological sciences. - Ernst Boris Chain
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
The instinct of self-preservation is above all the laws - Bangambiki Habyarimana
My life isn’t theories and formulae. It’s part instinct, part common sense. Logic is as good a word as any, and I’ve absorbed what logic I have from everything and everyone… from my mother, from training as a ballet dancer, from Vogue magazine, from the laws of life and health and nature. - Audrey Hepburn
Rats and roaches live by competition under the laws of supply and demand; it is the privilege of human beings to live under the laws of justice and mercy. - Wendell Berry
The trouble with fighting for human freedom is that one spends most of one's time defending scoundrels. For it is against scoundrels that oppressive laws are first aimed, and oppression must be stopped at the beginning if it is to be stopped at all. - H. L. Mencken
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act. - Charles Darwin
Once your life has caused the creation of a desire, your workis done, and natural forces and laws will take over. - Let Your Feelings Be Your Guide by Esther and Jerry Hicks
You can invoke neither time nor space nor matter not energy nor the laws of nature to explain the origin of the universe. General relativity points to the need for a cause that transcends those domains. ~Stephen C. Meyer, PHD~ - Lee Strobel
The scientist seeks laws; the historian, causes; the artist, freedom. - Marty Rubin
If it were natural for father to care for their sons, they would not need so many laws commanding them to do so.
To live with the laws, weeds will not survive. - JOEL NYARANGI AKOYA
It is just as foolish to complain that people are selfish and treacherous as it is to complain that the magnetic field does not increase unless the electric field has a curl. Both are laws of nature. - John von Neumann
While God, for the most part, allows this cosmos [creation] to work according to the laws of nature, there is never a time when He is not actively involved in every detail of life. - Charles R. Swindoll
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
Unless a person understands God’s laws, he will not have long-lasting success - Sunday Adelaja
A society deadened by a smothering network of laws while finding release in moral chaos is not likely to be either happy or stable.
Before joining the bandwagon to vouch support for the ‘Women Empowerment’, let’s all make sure that our laws are free from flaws so that the men are not implicated in the fabricated cases. - Anuj Somany
For many people the way to success is long and hard, because they do not understand Biblicalprinciples and the laws of the spirit. - Sunday Adelaja
It is wrong to kill anyone. It is wrong to kill those who kill. It is wrong to kill the executioner. The laws on murder must be killed! - Charles Nodier
But... it's one of those laws of the universe, isn't it? Nothing stays the same. Things change. - Sam Gayton
People fail because they are ignorant of the laws of success. - Sunday Adelaja
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.
A society living by the laws of the world is moving towards a global crisis in all its spheres of life. - Sunday Adelaja
Trust your instincts above all else. They are byproducts of natural laws and do not sway to your whims, worries and wonders. - Glenn A. Maltais
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse. - Jean Jacques Rousseau
A miracle is a violation of the laws of nature; and as a firm and unalterable experience has established these laws, the proof against a miracle, from the very nature of the fact, is as entire as any argument from experience as can be imagined. - David Hume
CONGRESS, n. A body of men who meet to repeal laws. - Ambrose Bierce
Philosophy may not follow any laws but it always follows our perceptions. - Debasish Mridha
Men write many fine and plausible arguments in support of monarchy, but the fact remains that where every man has a voice, brutal laws are impossible. - Mark Twain
Life works on strange laws of nature (Karma).One never knows when a friend turns enemy & vice-versa.Rely on your Self; self-reliance - Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
science is one , gods are manyscience allows change and accept new tested things but religion notscience laws are same all over earth but religions have different - er.teji
Our constitution works. Our great republic is a government of laws, not of men. - Gerald R. Ford
When you etch your moral code in stone, you have no room for editing. You leave open the possibility that, as our ethical views evolve, your code becomes less relevant. You could find yourself with four of ten divine moral laws describing how to treat God and zero that prohibit rape or slavery. - David G. McAfee
Laws of nature have no physical properties of mass /energy. They are platonic truths in transcendent realm that create & govern the Universe. - Deepak Chopra
It turned out keeping reality bound by mathematical laws was a useful hack preventing the Devil from existing. - Scott Alexander
What is the end of our revolution? The tranquil enjoyment of liberty and equality; the reign of that eternal justice, the laws of which are graven, not on marble or stone, but in the hearts of men, even in the heart of the slave who has forgotten them, and in that of the tyrant who disowns them. - Maximilien Robespierre
good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws - Plato
Laws, like sausages, cease to inspire respect in proportion as we know how they are made. - John Godfrey Saxe
Any Federal official, who engages in employment discrimination, lacks the moral integrity to evenhandedly enforce our Nation’s laws or manage Federal programs. - Tanya Ward Jordan
God`s laws are God`s blessings to humanity. - Sunday Adelaja
Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws - - Plato
ACCIDENT, n. An inevitable occurrence due to the action of immutable natural laws. - Ambrose Bierce
A grand and almost untrodden field of inquiry will be opened, on the causes and laws of variation, on correlation of growth, on the effects of use and disuse, on the direct actions of external conditions, and so forth. - Charles Darwin
[I]n any profession the highest order of work is achieved, not by fussy empirical demands for 'something to be done,' but by patient study of the eternal laws. - Henry Whitehead
Every person has free choice. Free to obey or disobey the Natural Laws. Your choice determines the consequences. Nobody ever did, or ever will, escape the consequences of his choices. - Alfred A. Montapert
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
Human judges can show mercy. But against the laws of nature, there is no appeal. - Arthur C. Clarke
As fast as laws are devised, their evasion is contrived. - German Proverb
In the state of nature, indeed, 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 laws. - Charles de Montesquieu
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
Nature and Nature's laws lay hid in night. God said, "Let Newton be!" and all was light. - Alexander Pope
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you've imagined. As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler. - Henry David Thoreau
When asked about which scientist he'd like to meet, said, "Isaac Newton. No question about it. The smartest person ever to walk the face of this earth. The man was connected to the universe in spooky ways. He discovered the laws of motion, the laws of gravity, the laws of optics. Then he turned 26. - Neil deGrasse Tyson
The laws of gravity work everywhere except in the heart and the soul. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Things change, people change,change is the inevitable laws of nature exacting its toll on lives. - Nicholas Sparks
Money functions under its laws. - Sunday Adelaja
Laws are sand, customs are rock. Laws can be evaded and punishment escaped but an openly transgressed custom brings sure punishment. - Mark Twain
The fundamental basis of this nation’s laws was given to Moses on the Mount…If we don’t have a proper fundamental moral background, we will finally end up with a totalitarian government which does not believe in rights for anybody except the State. - Harry Truman
Laws are a dead letter without courts to expound and define their true meaning and operation. - Alexander Hamilton
I am also sure that there is no such thing as free- thinking in as much as all thinking must be must be bound by its own laws. - James Joyce
The laws of gravity cannot be held responcible for people falling in love. - Albert Einstein
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
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
Nothing that grieves us can be called little: by the eternal laws of proportion a child's loss of a doll and a king's loss of a crown are events of the same size. - Mark Twain
All our work, our whole life is a matter of semantics, because words are the tools with which we work, the material out of which laws are made, out of which the Constitution was written. Everything depends on our understanding of them. - Felix Frankfurter
...in principle, one can predict everything in the universe solely from physical laws. Thus, the long-standing 'first cause' problem intrinsic in cosmology has been finally dispelled. - Li Zhi Fang
As our country increasingly relies on electronic information storage and communication, it is imperative that our Government amend our information security laws accordingly - Jo Ann Davis
There are three laws that govern our universe - laws of physics, laws of nature, and spiritual laws. Like the laws of physics and nature, spiritual laws are just as precise as any mathematics equation. - Truman Massey
Dream large and make yaour dreams defy the laws of gravity. Soar high and show your inner strength - Lee Pryke
Tyranny begins with the laws of grammar. - Marty Rubin
Spiders will build their webs no matter how many laws you pass against it. - Marty Rubin
Better no law than laws not enforced. - Italian Proverb
There are laws for everything except the harm families do. - Sue Grafton
If you have bought the law enforcement department, then you have done nothing wrong when you willfully break multiple laws. - Steven Magee
Free will is the sensation of making a choice. The sensation is real, but the choice seems illusory. Laws of physics determine the future. - Brian Greene
Producing laws is not an easier job than producing cars and food, so if the government is incompetent to produce cars or food, why do you expect it to do a good job producing the legal system within which you are then going to produce the cars and the food? - David D. Friedman
He wondered if somewhere far off, defying the laws of science, Mitch's two screams were still echoing, if those vibrations had traveled into space, if they moved on and on like rays in a light-year. There might be other forms of life who were receiving the noise and trying to interpret the tones. - Jane Hamilton
Human existence is partnered with spiritual laws; it’s the foundation of the human experienceWe all ultimately want a pain free existence, unfortunately circumstances of unrest bring to light the spiritual laws designed to play themselves out in the everyday experiences of the human race. - Brian Edward Arsenault
Money, which represents the prose of life, and which is hardly spoken of in parlors without an apology, is, in its effects and laws, as beautiful as roses. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
The more corrupt the state, the more numerous the laws.
All laws work for our good; therefore, we should know and observe them. - Sunday Adelaja
Opinions alter, manners change, creeds rise and fall, but the moral laws are written on the table of eternity. - Lord Acton
Our very existence refuses your laws andyour science, your religions and yourphilosophies. - B.E. Scully
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
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
The laws are made to be broken,... if nobody will break them why they are made??? - Deyth Banger
It is found by experience that admirable laws and right precedents among the good have their origin in the misdeeds of others. - Cornelius Tacitus
We are all Greeks. Our laws, our literature, our religion, our arts, have their root in Greece. - Percy Bysshe Shelley
The more laws, the less justice. - Cicero
The desire for freedom resides in every human heart. And that desire cannot be contained forever by prison walls, or martial laws, or secret police. Over time, and across the Earth, freedom will find a way. - George W. Bush
I simply believe that some part of the human Self or Soul is not subject to the laws of space and time. - C.G. Jung
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
Engineering is the practice of safe and economic application of the scientific laws governing the forces and materials of nature by means of organization, design and construction, for the general benefit of mankind. - S. E. Lindsay
If the misery of our poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin. - Charles Darwin
The common culture of permits - that is, the assumption that only that which is not explicitly permitted is not forbidden - usually draws the laws of one's own possibilities far more narrowly than necessary and prematurely avoids real or imaginary conflict. - Ursula Hofbauer, Friedemann Derschmidt
Laws too gentle are seldom obeyed; to severe, seldom executed. - Benjamin Franklin
Many laws as certainly make bad men, as bad men make many laws. - Walter Savage Landor
The common culture of permits - that is, the assumption that only that which is not forbidden - usually draws the laws of one's own possibilities far more narrowly than necessary and prematurely avoids real or imaginary conflict. - Ursula Hofbauer, Friedemann Derschmidt
To know God’s laws and abide by them is a privilege. - Sunday Adelaja
Nature and Nature's laws lay hid in night:God said, Let Newton be! and all was light. - Alexander Pope
Chastity always takes its toll. In some it produces pimples; in others, sex laws. - Karl Kraus
We don't like security rules and laws, but without them men will be animals, perhaps the most dangerous animals. - Amit Kalantri
Laws of attraction could build a strong relationship among married couples or friends. - Saaif Alam
Possible reality [is obtained] by slightly bending physical and chemical laws. - Marcel Duchamp
Engineering is an activity other than purely manual and physical work which brings about the utilization of the materials and laws of nature for the good of humanity. - R. E. Hellmund
Men promise freedom while establishing laws; God promises laws while establishing freedom. - Criss Jami
The natural laws of life is not an idea but the truth that holds life on existence. Once you realize the truth within, all your problems and queries of life, cease to exist. - Roshan Sharma
Laws do not persuade just because they threaten. - Seneca
I don't like to think of laws as rules you have to follow, but more as suggestions. - George Carlin
I wish there were strict laws to stop people from corrupting other people's mind with their negativity thus influencing them to form biased opinion of someone, some situation or overall way of living. - Arti Honrao
That by the decrees and volitions, and consequently the providence of God, Scripture (as I will prove by Scriptural examples) means nothing but Nature's order following necessarily from her eternal laws. - Baruch Spinoza
It’s not God who gave us moral laws, but this doesn’t make them less important - Margherita Hack
More than once, the broken moon would cast through the window a silver light and remind me of independent events yielding to their own momentum and interacting under natural laws while my mind would impose happiness, grief, beauty, ruin, justice and chaos. - Leonard Seet
Matched with an aged wife, I mete and doleUnequal laws unto a savage race,That hoard, and sleep, and feed, and know not me. - Alfred Tennyson
I don't have a problem with these Arizona laws. I have a problem with Chicano, Gay and Lesbian, Asian-American and African-American histories not being taught in American History courses. - M.G. Hardie
Where it is a duty to worship the sun it is pretty sure to be a crime to examine the laws of heat. - John Viscount Morley
Simple the life, simpler will be your instincts, the laws that govern universe will obey your simplicity. - Santosh Kalwar
All men are what they are by reasons of the laws they keep and the thoughts they think. - Ogwo David Emenike
With practice, INTJs become skilled at nodding and making responsive noises at appropriate times,while internally wondering whether dolphins have language or thinking about how Star Wars breaksthe laws of physics. - Anna Moss
God gave laws to His people to bless them, not to burden them. Every rule either elevates the quality of human life or restores one's relationship with God after a breach. He makes no extraneous demands and He is never capricious. - Charles R. Swindoll
There is nothing we can now call our own, for what we call so is the effect of art; crimes are made by decrees of the senate, or by the votes of the people; and as here-to-fore we are burdened by vices, so now we are oppressed by laws. - Blaise Pascal
We have no control of the laws of life. We only have to flow with the rhythm of life. - Lailah Gifty Akita
We could call order by the name of God, but it would be an impersonal God. There's not much personal about the laws of physics. - Stephen Hawking
Nothing travels faster than the speed of light with the possible exception of bad news, which obeys its own special laws. - Douglas Adams
So long as society is founded on injustice, the function of the laws will be to defend injustice. And the more unjust they are the more respectable they will seem. - Anatole France
It takes great courage when you are suffering to see beyond your suffering to the clear relations between things, to the laws that cause and govern your suffering; it takes great courage to be ruthless with one's griefs. - Andre Harvey
A fool believes that the society of the future will transcend the laws of economics. A person of reason hopes that it will finally learn to respect them. - Jakub Bożydar Wiśniewski
Natural laws admit of no exceptions. - Herbert M. Shelton
Without a Uniform Civil Code, labelling India be Secular nation is just a illusion.Uniform Civil Code is necessary for India so that t same laws r valid for every citizen without taking religion into consideration. - Vikram Singh Slathia
When mores are sufficient, laws are unnecessary; when mores are insufficient, laws are unenforceable. - Émile Durkheim
The Nazis destroyed the independence of the press by passing series of draconian laws and it seems we are exactly imitating the same with the freedom of the internet by passing Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill. - Arzak Khan
The Universe is a big ship and its captain is the Laws of Physics! The bad news is that there seems to be no safe harbour to dock and no lifeboats if we sink! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Justice requires that to lawfully constituted Authority there be given that respect and obedience which is its due; that the laws which are made shall be in wise conformity with the common good; and that, as a matter of conscience all men shall render obedience to these laws. - Pope Pius XI
If we can accept the laws of the universe, the ebb and flow of joy and tragedy, then we have everything we need to embrace our true freedom. - Sarah Winman
Newton's laws of physics can rarely be applied to the real world. There is more to life than cause and effect. Things just aren't that simple - Amy Zhang
The suicide committed by Sampson was partly determined by the craftiness of Delilah and partly decided by the disobedience of Sampson. Satan uses crafty means to set traps for us, but by our obedience of the laws of God, the traps remain functionless. - Israelmore Ayivor
Unjust laws exist: shall we be content to obey them, or shall we endeavor to amend them, and obey them until we have succeeded, or shall we transgress them at once? - Henry David Thoreau
If you want good laws, burn those you have and make new ones. - Voltaire
Laws are partly formed for the sake of good men, in order to instruct them how they may live on friendly terms with one another, and partly for the sake of those who refuse to be instructed, whose spirit cannot be subdued, or softened, or hindered from plunging into evil. - Plato
Pardon him, Theodotus: he is a barbarian, and thinks that the customs of his tribe and island are the laws of nature. - George Bernard Shaw
Laws are silent in times of war. - Cicero
Laws and institutions must go hand in hand with the general progress of the human mind. - Thomas Jefferson
In a fair and just society you can't create laws based on how you feel at the worst moment in your life. - Norris Henderson
The great delusion of modernity, is that the laws of nature explain the universe for us. The laws of nature describe the universe, they describe the regularities. But they explain nothing. - Ludwig Wittgenstein
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government. - Bertrand Russell
As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain; and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality. - Albert Einstein
Nature's Laws are the invisible government of the earth. - Alfred A. Montapert
Laws too gentle are seldom obeyed; too severe, seldom executed. - Benjamin Franklin
Laws should act as the lower limits of acceptable behavior, not as a guide to noble action. - George Hammond
Let every American, every lover of liberty, every well wisher to his posterity, swear by the blood of the Revolution, never to violate in the least particular, the laws of the country; and never to tolerate their violation by others. - Abraham Lincoln
Atheists say that religion is like wearing shackles. Religion sets forth laws that govern how we act, and countries set forth laws that govern how we act. Yet only one is like wearing shackles. - S.G
Even when laws have been written down, they ought not always to remain unaltered. - Aristotle
Where you find the laws most numerous, there you will find also the greatest injustice. - Arcesilaus
Laws decide wich forms of oppression are allowed, Lord. And because of that, those laws are servants to those in power, for whom oppression is given as a right over those who have little or no power. - Steven Erikson
ALLAH, n. The Mahometan Supreme Being, as distinguished from the Christian, Jewish, and so forth. Allah's good laws I faithfully have kept, And ever for the sins of man have wept; And sometimes kneeling in the temple I Have reverently crossed my hands and slept. Junker Barlow - Ambrose Bierce
be lawful for the Queen, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate and House of Commons, to make Laws for the Peace, Order, and Good Government of Canada - The British North America Act, Article 91
When men are pure, laws are useless; when men are corrupt, laws are broken. - Benjamin Disraeli
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