Quotation Explorer - 'Legislature'

All [zoos] actually offer to the public in return for the taxes spent upon them is a form of idle and witless amusement, compared to which a visit to a penitentiary, or even to a State legislature in session, is informing, stimulating and ennobling. - H. L. Mencken
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
As they say around the Texas Legislature, if you can't drink their whiskey, screw their women, take their money, and vote against 'em anyway, you don't belong in office. - Molly Ivins
Man is the only animal that laughs and has a state legislature. - Samuel Butler
No man's life, liberty, or property are safe while the legislature is in session. - Mark Twain
No man's life, liberty or property are safe while the legislature is in session. - Gideon J. (Gideon John) Tucker
Beauty will not come at the call of the legislature.... It will come, as always, unannounced, and spring up between the feet of brave and earnest men. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Now and then an innocent man is sent to the legislature. - Kin Hubbard
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