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The more laws and order are made prominent,
the more thieves and robbers there will be.
- Lao Tzu

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No written law has ever been more binding
than unwritten custom supported by popular opinion.
- Carrie Chapman Catt

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 only way to store information is by agreement.
The belief system is like a Book of Law that rules our mind.
Our biggest fear is taking the risk to be alive.
Humans punish themselves endlessly
for not being what they believe they should be.
We have the need to be accepted and to be loved by others,
but we cannot accept and love ourselves.
- don Miguel Ruiz

 

For time and the world do not stand still.
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

Have a talk with your mind
(it really is something separate from yourself).
Lay down the law.
"My life begins TODAY.
I am like a newborn.
I have what I have today;
I have my fingers, my toes,
some people in my life,
some material and financial state.
Yesterday is only a dream -
perhaps a nightmare,
perhaps a cherished memory,
but only a dream - nothing more.
I will make all decisions and actions based solely
on what I have today as a starting point."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is not desirable to cultivate
a respect for the law,
so much as for the right.
- Henry David Thoreau

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In matters of conscience,
the law of the majority has no place.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Justice that love gives is a surrender,
justice that law gives is a punishment.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The law of sacrifice is uniform throughout the world.
To be effective it demands the sacrifice
of the bravest and the most spotless.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Hatred does not cease through hatred at any time.
Hatred ceases through love.
This is an unalterable law.
- The Buddha

That old law about "an eye for an eye" leaves everybody blind.
The time is always right to do the right thing.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

It is the first law of friendship
that it has to be cultivated.
The second is to be indulgent
when the first law is neglected.
- Voltaire

Congress will pass a law restricting public comment
on the Internet to individuals who have spent a minimum
of one hour actually accomplishing a specific task while on line.
- Andy Grove

Ignorance of the law excuses no man from practicing it.
- Addison Mizner

And while the law of competition may be sometimes hard for the individual,
it is best for the race, because it ensures the survival
of the fittest in every department.
- Andrew Carnegie

Music is a moral law.
It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind,
flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.
- Plato

Just got back from a pleasure trip: I took my mother-in-law to the airport.
- Henny Youngman

If the machine of government is of such a nature
that it requires you to be the agent of injustice to another,
then, I say, break the law.
- Henry David Thoreau

Lawyers are the only persons in whom ignorance of the law is not punished.
- Jeremy Bentham

Whenever men take the law into their own hands,
the loser is the law.
And when the law loses, freedom languishes.
- Robert Kennedy

We prefer world law in the age of self-determination
to world war in the age of mass extermination.
- John F. Kennedy

Constant development is the law of life,
and a man who always tries to maintain his dogmas
in order to appear consistent
drives himself into a false position.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

It is more dangerous that even
a guilty person should be punished
without the forms of law
than that he should escape.
- Thomas Jefferson

The trouble with law is lawyers.
- Clarence Darrow

In law, nothing is certain but the expense.
- Samuel Butler

Environmental concern is now firmly embedded in public life:
in education,
medicine and law; in journalism, literature and art.
- Barry Commoner

Some men are alive simply because it is against the law to kill them.
- Edward W. Howe

The best way to get a bad law repealed
is to enforce it strictly.
- Abraham Lincoln

If you do something once,
people will call it an accident.
If you do it twice, t
hey call it a coincidence.
But do it a third time, and
you've just proven a natural law.
- Grace Hopper

The law has no compassion.
And justice is administered without compassion.
- Christopher Darden

The clearest way to show what the rule of law
means to us in everyday life
is to recall what has happened when there is no rule of law.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

True justice is not a matter of courts and law books,
but of a commitment in each of us to liberty and mutual respect.
- Jimmy Carter

My father-in-law gets up at 5 o'clock in the morning
and watches the Discovery Channel.
I don't know why there's this big rush to do this.
- Jeff Foxworthy

One of the things I was taught in law school is that
I'd never be able to think the same again -
that being a lawyer is something that's part of who
I am as an individual now.
- Anita Hill

If you have ten thousand regulations
you destroy all respect for the law.
- Winston Churchill

The law has no power over heroes.
- Charlotte Lennox

To hear some men talk of the government,
you would suppose that Congress was the law of gravitation,
and kept the planets in their places.
- Wendell Phillips

Humor is always based on a modicum of truth.
Have you ever heard a joke about a father-in-law?
- Dick Clark

If we desire respect for the law, we must first make the law respectable.
- Louis D. Brandeis

Taste cannot be controlled by law.
- Thomas Jefferson

The law will never make a man free;
it is men who have got to make the law free.
- Henry David Thoreau

It may be true that the law cannot make a man love me,
but it can keep him from lynching me,
and I think that's pretty important.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Nothing is more destructive of respect
for the government and the law of the land
than passing laws which cannot be enforced.
- Albert Einstein

It is impossible to tell where the law stops and justice begins.
- Bugs Baer

An unjust law is itself a species of violence.
Arrest for its breach is more so.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Who would give a law to lovers? Love is unto itself a higher law.
- Boethius

To believe in a just law of cause and effect,
carrying with it a punishment or a reward,
is to believe in righteousness.
- Ernest Holmes

To force a lawyer on a defendant can only lead him
to believe that the law contrives against him.
- Potter Stewart

If a child lives with criticism,
he learns to condemn.
...
If a child lives with fear,
he learns to be apprehensive.
...
If a child lives with encouragement,
he learns to be confident.
...
If a child lives with acceptance,
he learns to love.
- Dorothy Law Nolte

Clarke's Third Law:
Any sufficiently advanced technology
is indistinguishable from magic.
- Arthur C. Clarke

There's a lot more to competence than a law degree
and a modicum of courtroom skill.
- Fred Thompson

Loyalty of the law-making power to the executive power
was one of the dangers the political fathers foretold.
- Garet Garrett

There is far too much law for those who can afford
it and far too little for those who cannot.
- Derek Bok

The Law is but words and paper without the hands of swords of men.
- James Harrington

The law established by the Creator, which has existed from the beginning,
extends over the whole globe, is everywhere and at
all times binding upon mankind.
- Rufus King

The women of the country have the power in their own hands,
in spite of the law and the government being altogether of the male order.
- Victoria Woodhull

No one is above the law, not even the president.
I believe perjury does meet at least the definition of high misdemeanor.
- Nancy Johnson

To the totality of purposes of the perfect Law there belong the abandonment,
depreciation, and restraint of desires in so far as possible.
- Maimonides

We want to shut down the day laborer site.
This day laborer site undermines and violates federal immigration law,
and it can't go forward.
- Tom Fitton

The purpose that brought the fourteenth amendment into
being was equality before the law,
and equality, not separation, was written into the law.
- Robert Bork

The law, in our case, seems to make the right;
and the very reverse ought to be done -
the right should make the law.
- Maria Edgeworth

Judges should interpret the law, not make it.
- Lamar S. Smith

Independence means you decide according to the law and the facts.
- Stephen Breyer

The Harvard Law states: Under controlled conditions of light,
temperature, humidity, and nutrition,
the organism will do as it damn well pleases.
- Larry Wall

There was that law of life, so cruel and so just,
that one must grow or else pay more for remaining the same.
- Norman Mailer

The civil service can never be placed on a satisfactory
basis until it is regulated by law.
- James A. Garfield

In our judgment of human transactions,
the law of optics is reversed; we see the most indistinctly
the objects which are close around us.
- Richard Whately

In the first place I remark that no human law is perfect
in its construction or execution.
- Thomas Jordan Jarvis

I soon found law school an unmitigated bore.
- Constance Baker Motley

Law represents the effort of man to organize society;
governments,
the efforts of selfishness to overthrow liberty.
- Henry Ward Beecher


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