Quotation Explorer - 'Legislation'

Stupidity cannot be cured with money, or through education, or by legislation. Stupidity is not a sin, the victim can't help being stupid. But stupidity is the only universal capital crime: the sentence is death, there is no appeal, and execution is carried out automatically and without pity.
Severability is an important concept in the context of the relations between this Court and Parliament; like 'reading down', it is an instrument of judicial restraint which reduces the danger of producing an overbroad judicial reaction to overbroad legislation. - Albie Sachs
I believe that there are parts to human nature that cannot be reached by either legislation or education, but require the power of God to deal with. - Stephen R. Covey
My fellow Americans, I am pleased to tell you I just signed legislation which outlaws Russia forever. The bombing begins in five minutes. - Ronald Reagan
You do not examine legislation in the light of the benefits it will convey if properly administered, but in the light of the wrongs it would do and the harms it would cause if improperly administered.
REFERENDUM, n. A law for submission of proposed legislation to a popular vote to learn the nonsensus of public opinion. - Ambrose Bierce
Stupidity cannot be cured with money, or through education, or by legislation. Stupidity is not a sin, the victim can't help being stupid. But stupidity is the only universal capital crime; the sentence is death, there is no appeal and execution is carried out automatically and without pity.
Nearly all legislation involves a weighing of public needs as against private desires; and likewise a weighing of relative social values. - Louis D. Brandeis
I’m an atheist, and a militant atheist when religion starts impacting on legislation. - Daniel Radcliffe
When buying and selling are controlled by legislation, the first things to be bought and sold are legislators. - P. J. O'Rourke
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