Law Quotes

β€œIf kids got raped by clowns as often as kids...

β€œIf kids got raped by clowns as often as kids get raped by preachers it would be against the law to take your kid to the circus.” - Dan Savage
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β€œA man with one watch knows what...

β€œA man with one watch knows what time it is; a man with two watches is never quite sure.” - Segal's law
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β€œIf a law is unjust a man is not...

β€œIf a law is unjust a man is not only right to disobey it, he is obligated to do so” - Thomas Jefferson
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"The problem with any unwritten...

"The problem with any unwritten law is that you don't know where to go to erase it." β€” Glaser and Way
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"If a law is unjust, a man is not...

"If a law is unjust, a man is not only right to disobey it, he is obligated to do so." - Thomas Jefferson
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"The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the ri...

"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." β€” Anatole France
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I don’t care who writes a nation’s laws o...

I don’t care who writes a nation’s laws or crafts its advanced treatises if I can write its economics textbooks --Paul A. Samuelson
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We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole sy...

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
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β€œAnd medecine, law, business, engineering, these are noble ...

β€œAnd medecine, law, business, engineering, these are noble pursuits and necessary to sustain life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love: these are what we stay alive for.” - Tom Schulman
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β€˜Good people do not need laws to tell ...

β€˜Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.’ - Plato
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A judge is a law studen...

A judge is a law student who marks his own examination papers. H. L. Mencken
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"The reason there is so litt...

"The reason there is so little crime in Germany is that it's against the law." β€” Alex Levin
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β€˜Laws are spider webs through whi...

β€˜Laws are spider webs through which the big flies pass and the little ones get caught.’ -Honore de Balzac
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A government law exists to change ob...

A government law exists to change observed behaviors. A scientific law exists because observation cant be changed.
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"We may brave human law...

"We may brave human laws, but we cannot resist natural ones." - Jules Verne
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"The trouble with fighting for human freedom is that one spends most of one’s time def...

"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
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If the facts are on your side, pound the facts into the tabl...

If the facts are on your side, pound the facts into the table. If the law is on your side, pound the law into the table. If neither the facts nor the law are on your side, pound the table.
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"Written laws are like spiders' webs, and will like the...

"Written laws are like spiders' webs, and will like them only entangle and hold the poor and weak, while the rich and powerful will easily break through them." -- Anacharsis
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A country run by law is a country ruined by lawyers. It is ...

A country run by law is a country ruined by lawyers. It is neurologically impossible for a lawyer or a military man to think creatively or to act in harmony with nature. Timothy Leary
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"Technology is dominated by two types of people: t...

"Technology is dominated by two types of people: those who understand what they do not manage, and those who manage what they do not understand." β€” Putt's Law
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"Never accept the free lunch. E...

"Never accept the free lunch. Everything that has worth is worth paying for". The 48 Laws Of Power.
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β€œThe problem isn’t that they’re breaki...

β€œThe problem isn’t that they’re breaking the law. The problem is that they don’t have to break the law” - Edward Snowden
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"It may be true that the law cannot make a man lov...

"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." β€” Martin Luther King Jr.
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"There is scarcely anything in the world that some man cannot...

"There is scarcely anything in the world that some man cannot make a little worse, and sell a little more cheaply. The person who buys on price alone is this man's lawful prey." β€” John Ruskin
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"When you see that men get richer by graft and by pull than by work, and your laws don't p...

"When you see that men get richer by graft and by pull than by work, and your laws don't protect you against them, but protect them against you - when you see corruption being rewarded and honesty becoming a self-sacrifice - you may know that your society is doomed.” -Ayn Rand
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The Secret is the Law of Attraction! Everything that's Coming into your Life you are attracting i...

The Secret is the Law of Attraction! Everything that's Coming into your Life you are attracting into your life. And it is attracted to you by virtue of the Images you're holding in your Mind. It's what you are Thinking. Whatever is going on in your mind you are Attracting to you. -- From The Secret
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β€œAs far as the laws of mathematics refer to reali...

β€œAs 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
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"Laws are like sausages. I...

"Laws are like sausages. It's better not to see them being made." β€” Otto von Bismarck
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"When men are pure, laws are u...

"When men are pure, laws are useless; when men are corrupt, laws are broken." β€” Benjamin Disraeli
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The more numerous the laws, the more...

The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government. ...Tacitus ..Born: 56 Died: 117 Occupation: Historian
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"Anything is possible if you...

"Anything is possible if you don't know what you are talking about." - Green's Law Of Debate
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"We place our hopes to much on laws and courts and constitutions and tha...

"We place our hopes to much on laws and courts and constitutions and that these are false hopes. Liberty lies in the hearts of men and women; when it dies there, no constitution, no law, no court can save it." -Learned Hand
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β€œThe universal laws will al...

β€œThe universal laws will always work in my favor, because I feel great, think it and it”
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β€œGIVE me control of a nation’s mo...

β€œGIVE me control of a nation’s money supply, and I care not who makes its laws.” -Mayer Amschel Rothschild.
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"Summum ius summa iniuria ...

"Summum ius summa iniuria (The more laws, the less justice)." -- Marcus Tullius Cicero
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Same community that tal...

Same community that talks about freedom of expression, makes laws. - Unknown
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β€œLaws are spider webs through whi...

β€œLaws are spider webs through which the big flies pass and the little ones get caught.” ― Honore de Balzac
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"Having principle often takes you to a pl...

"Having principle often takes you to a place that you do not want to be." --Professor Jonathan Turley, US Constitutional Law Expert
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β€œIf someone hurts you then don’t be upset, as i...

β€œIf someone hurts you then don’t be upset, as it’s the law of nature that the trees with the sweetest fruits are beaten the most.” Ali Ibn Abi Talib
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"Beauty is but the sensible image of the Infinite. Like ...

"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." -- George Bancroft
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"Let us say boldly that if the violations of law by the white man in the slum...

"Let us say boldly that if the violations of law by the white man in the slums over the years were calculated and compared with the law-breaking of a few days of riots, the hardened criminal would be the white man." Martin Luther King jr.
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Arms discourage and keep the invader and plunderer in awe, and pres...

Arms discourage and keep the invader and plunderer in awe, and preserve order in the world as well as property... Horrid mischief would ensue were the law-abiding deprived of the use of them. ...Thomas Paine
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"[our laws] are not to be compared with those [of] Nazis [who are] more liberal. [For the] ...

"[our laws] are not to be compared with those [of] Nazis [who are] more liberal. [For the] Nazis, persons having 1/4 Jewish blood could qualify as Aryans, whereas many of the [Southern] American laws specify that persons having 1/16th Negro blood are Negroes." -- Stetson Kennedy.
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"After the last of 16 mounting screws has been remove...

"After the last of 16 mounting screws has been removed from an access cover, it will be discovered that the wrong access cover has been removed." β€” De La Lastra's Law
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A warm day always ends with a night, The night is ...

A warm day always ends with a night, The night is dark and cold, The darkness also ends in light, This law is nature in this world. From one of my own poems.
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"In its majestic equality, the law forbids rich ...

"In its majestic equality, the law forbids rich and poor alike to sleep under bridges, beg in the streets and steal loaves of bread." - Anatole France
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"When law and morality contradict each other, the citiz...

"When law and morality contradict each other, the citizen has the cruel alternative of either losing his moral sense or losing his respect for the law." -- FrΓ©dΓ©ric Bastiat
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"Forbidden pleasures alone are l...

"Forbidden pleasures alone are loved immoderately; when lawful, they do not excite desire." -Quintilian
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"We are all full of weakness and errors, ...

"We are all full of weakness and errors, let us mutually pardon each other our follies it is the first law of nature." -- Voltaire
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"Every actual state is corrup...

"Every actual state is corrupt. Good men must not obey laws too well." -- Ralph Waldo Emerson
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"A man with a watch knows wha...

"A man with a watch knows what time it is. A man with two watches is never sure." β€” Segal's Law
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β€œThe upshot of all this is that we live in a universe whose age we can't quite compute, surrou...

β€œThe upshot of all this is that we live in a universe whose age we can't quite compute, surrounded by stars whose distances we don't altogether know, filled with matter we can't identify, operating in conformance with physical laws whose properties we don’t truly understand.” ― Bill Bryson
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"Laws catch flies ...

"Laws catch flies but let hornets go free." --Russian proverb
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"The very first law in advertising is...

"The very first law in advertising is to avoid the concrete promise and cultivate the delightfully vague." β€” Bill Cosby
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β€œThere is no ...

β€œThere is no freedom without the law.” –Moses
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"In my many years I have come to a conclusion ...

"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." β€” John Adams
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"When men are pure, laws are u...

"When men are pure, laws are useless; when men are corrupt, laws are broken." β€” Benjamin Disraeli
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β€œI value true freedom within life. There is no freedom in human life. Shackled by laws, rules, an...

β€œI value true freedom within life. There is no freedom in human life. Shackled by laws, rules, and society. There is no freedom to be found in life as a human. Which brings me to writing, writing and literature, that is where true freedom can be found. Within books, there is no rule.” - Me, Andy. H
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"For the skeptic there remains only one consolation:...

"For the skeptic there remains only one consolation: if there should be such a thing as superhuman law it is administered with subhuman inefficiency." β€” Eric Ambler
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β€œBe peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, ...

β€œBe peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.” -Malcolm X
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Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the uni...

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.
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"If you leave your law to judges and your religi...

"If you leave your law to judges and your religion to bishops, you will presently find yourself without either law or religion." - George Bernard Shaw
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"Some men are alive simply ...

"Some men are alive simply because it is against the law to kill them." -Edward W. Howe
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"Nothing travels faster than the speed of li...

"Nothing travels faster than the speed of light with the possible exception of bad news, which obeys its own special laws." β€” Douglas Adams
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The gods are just. No doubt. But their code of law is ...

The gods are just. No doubt. But their code of law is dictated, in the last resort, by the people who organize society; Providence takes its cue from men.― Aldous Huxley,
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Right and wrong is a very different st...

Right and wrong is a very different standard than legal and illegal. The law is no substitute for morality. Edward Snowden
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Our destiny rules over us, even when we ar...

Our destiny rules over us, even when we are not yet aware of it; it is the future that makes laws for our today. Friedrich Nietzsche
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β€œLaw: an ordinance of reason for the...

β€œLaw: an ordinance of reason for the common good, made by him who has care of the community.β€œ ~ St. Thomas Aquinas
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"Some men are alive simply...

"Some men are alive simply because it is against the law to kill them." - E. W. Howe
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"Nothing surely is as potent as a law that may not be disobeyed. It has the ...

"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." β€” Anthony Trollope
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"The United States is a nati...

"The United States is a nation of laws: badly written and randomly enforced." β€” Frank Zappa
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"The laws of physics could be like an onion, wi...

"The laws of physics could be like an onion, with new laws becoming operational as we probe new scales. We simply don't know!" - Richard P. Feynman
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"The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the ri...

"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." β€” Anatole France
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"At least half the mystery novels published v...

"At least half the mystery novels published violate the law that the solution, once revealed, must seem to be inevitable." β€” Raymond Chandler
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LAW 4 β€œAlways Say Less Than Necessary When you are tryin...

LAW 4 β€œAlways Say Less Than Necessary When you are trying to impress people with words, the more you say, the more common you appear, and the less in control.” 48 laws of power
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"In matters of conscienc...

"In matters of conscience, the law of majority has no place." --Mahatma Gandhi
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"There is scarcely anything in the world that some man cannot...

"There is scarcely anything in the world that some man cannot make a little worse, and sell a little more cheaply. The person who buys on price alone is this man's lawful prey." β€” John Ruskin
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β€œNothing travels faster than the speed of li...

β€œNothing travels faster than the speed of light with the possible exception of bad news, which obeys its own special laws.β€œ β€” Douglas Adams
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β€œAt his best, Man is the noblest o...

β€œAt his best, Man is the noblest of all animals. Separated from law and justice, he is the worst.” - Aristotle
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Every atom in your body is the direct result of universal laws we have no idea the origin of, tha...

Every atom in your body is the direct result of universal laws we have no idea the origin of, that there is in plain sight, a mystery called β€˜everything’, and nothing is self evident and really, if we are honest, we don’t even even have a clue what the fuck is reality doing here in the first place
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