Legal Quotes

"Collecting more taxes than ...

"Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery." - Calvin Coolidge
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Why is it immoral to be paid f...

Why is it immoral to be paid for an act that is perfectly legal if done for free? ...Gloria Allred
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Prostitution is criminal, and bad things happen because it's run illegally by dirt-...

Prostitution is criminal, and bad things happen because it's run illegally by dirt-bags who are criminals. If it's legal, then the girls could have health checks, unions, benefits, anything any other worker gets, and it would be far better. ...Jesse Ventura
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With The Chance You've Been G...

With The Chance You've Been Given, Why Are You Not Driven As Hell? - Legally Blonde The Musical
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"Never use l...

"Never use legality as a guide to morality"
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Uh, well, legally, I'm not allowed to say ...

Uh, well, legally, I'm not allowed to say that, but yes, that's all I'm saying. β€”Andrew Aldridge, Four Weddings and a Funeral (2019)
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"When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men living together ...

"When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men living together in society, they create for themselves in the course of time a legal system that authorizes it and a moral code that glorifies it." --Frederic Bastiat
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β€œSummum ius summa iniuria...

β€œSummum ius summa iniuria.” (β€œExtreme justice is extreme injustice.") --Legal maxim
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Beto O'Rourke is a private citizen with a crimin...

Beto O'Rourke is a private citizen with a criminal record threatening to steal our legally possessed property. Never look at it any other way than that.
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What is right is not ...

What is right is not always the same as what is legal. - Edward Snowden
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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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β€œNever forget that everyt...

β€œNever forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.” -Martin Luther King
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"We see before us a huge community of producers the members of which are unceasingly...

"We see before us a huge community of producers the members of which are unceasingly striving to deprive each other of the fruits of their collective laborβ€”not by force, but on the whole in faithful compliance with legally established rules." -Albert Einstein
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Republicans want to control what individuals...

Republicans want to control what individuals can do. However when it comes to corporations(legally a person) they want zero accountability.
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"Where the industrial spirit overcomes military and aristocratic spirit, woman strives for...

"Where the industrial spirit overcomes military and aristocratic spirit, woman strives for economic and legal independence. She aspires to be "master" and inscribes "progress" on flags and banners. The very opposite reveals a terrible obviousness: woman retrograde." - Nietzsche
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"When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men living together ...

"When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men living together in society, they create for themselves in the course of time a legal system that authorizes it and a moral code that glorifies it." – Frederic Bastiat
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"Tyranny is defined as that which i...

"Tyranny is defined as that which is legal for the government, but illegal for the citizenry." - Thomas Jefferson
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"If you want to live in a free society, you ha...

"If you want to live in a free society, you have to be allowed to take a certain amount of risk" - Hamilton Morris on legalization of psychedelics
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"Let us ask ourselves first what we really do want, not what recent legal decisio...

"Let us ask ourselves first what we really do want, not what recent legal decisions have told us to want, or recent logical philosophies proved that we must want, or recent social prophecies predicted that we shall someday want..." G. K . Chesterton
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"Why should prostitution be illegal. Selling is legal. Fucking is le...

"Why should prostitution be illegal. Selling is legal. Fucking is legal. Why isn't selling fucking legal? You know, why should it be illegal to sell something that's perfectly legal to give away." -George Carlin
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"We stand for free speech. This means we are not going to ba...

"We stand for free speech. This means we are not going to ban distasteful subreddits. We will not ban legal content even if we find it odious or if we personally condemn it." - Yishan Wong
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"Funny that all of Nixon's crimes - anonym...

"Funny that all of Nixon's crimes - anonymous campaign cash, wiretapping, undeclared wars - are all legal now. Discuss." - Bill Maher
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"The English live with the turmoil of two incompa...

"The English live with the turmoil of two incompatible passions: a strange appetite for adventure and a strange appetite for legality.” Jorge Luis Borges
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"Legality doesn...

"Legality doesn't determine morality" - John Harrison
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"There are two modes of invading private property; the first, by which the poor plunder the ric...

"There are two modes of invading private property; the first, by which the poor plunder the rich ... sudden and violent; the second, by which the rich plunder the poor, slow and legal." -- John Taylor, "An Inquiry into the Principles and Policy of the Government of the United States" (1814)
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'Funny that all of Nixon's crimes - anony...

'Funny that all of Nixon's crimes - anonymous campaign cash, wiretapping, undeclared wars - are all legal now. Discuss.' -Bil Mahr
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β€œLaw always chooses sides on the basis of enforcement power. Morality...

β€œLaw always chooses sides on the basis of enforcement power. Morality and legal niceties have little to do with it when the real question is: Who has the clout?” - Bene Gesserit Council Proceedings: Archives #XOX232
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"We should never forget that eve...

"We should never forget that everything Adolf Hitler did in Germany was legal" - Martin Luther King, Jr.
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"One has not only a legal, but a moral respons...

"One has not only a legal, but a moral responsibility to obey just laws. Conversely, one has a moral responsibility to disobey unjust laws" - MLK
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"One might ask why tobacco is legal and marijuana not. A possible answer is suggested by the...

"One might ask why tobacco is legal and marijuana not. A possible answer is suggested by the nature of the crop. Marijuana can be grown almost anywhere, with little difficulty. It might not be easily marketable by major corporations. Tobacco is quite another story." - Noam Chomsky
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"When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men living together ...

"When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men living together in society, they create for themselves in the course of time a legal system that authorizes it and a moral code that glorifies it." β€” Frederic Bastiat
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"Collecting more taxes than absolutely n...

"Collecting more taxes than absolutely necessary is legalized robbery." - Calvin Coolidge, 30th President of the United States
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"Never forget that everything...

"Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal. " - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
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"I felt then, as I feel now, that the politicians who took us to war should have ...

"I felt then, as I feel now, that the politicians who took us to war should have been given the guns and told to settle their differences themselves, instead of organizing nothing better than legalized mass murder." - Harry Patch, last veteran of WWI
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Just because something is legal doesn't me...

Just because something is legal doesn't mean you should do it, and just because something is illegal doesn't mean it shouldn't be done
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We should never forget that eve...

We should never forget that everything Adolf Hitler did in Germany was "legal". - Martin Luther King
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ROBERT SPENCER: "While people of all faiths and backgrounds commit acts...

ROBERT SPENCER: "While people of all faiths and backgrounds commit acts of violence, Islam is unique among world religions in having a developed doctrine, theology and legal system mandating warfare against unbelievers."
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"All plants should be declared legal, and all anima...

"All plants should be declared legal, and all animals for that matter. The notion of illegal plants and animals is obnoxious and ridiculous." - Terence McKenna
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What's your favourite description of a man, from literature or otherwi...

What's your favourite description of a man, from literature or otherwise? Mine is "He still believed his word was his bond, and handshakes were legally binding" about Dirk Pitt, a fictional character by Clive Cussler.
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"We can never forget that everyt...

"We can never forget that everything Adolf Hitler did in Germany was legal." – Martin Luther King, Jr.
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"When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men living together ...

"When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men living together in society, they create for themselves in the course of time a legal system that authorizes it and a moral code that justifies it." Frederic Bastiat
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"All we have to do is get ou...

"All we have to do is get out and vote, while it's still legal..." -Dr. Hunter S. Thompson
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"Ultimately, if people lose their willingness to recognize that there are tim...

"Ultimately, if people lose their willingness to recognize that there are times in our history when legality becomes distinct from morality, we aren't just ceding control of our rights to the government, but our futures." -Edward Snowden
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"Ultimately, if people lose their willingness to recognize that there are times in...

"Ultimately, if people lose their willingness to recognize that there are times in our history when legality becomes distinct from morality, we aren't just ceding control of our rights to government, but our futures." ~ Edward Snowden from today's /AMA
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"Corporations are neither physical nor metaphysical phenomena. They are socioeconomic ploys - l...

"Corporations are neither physical nor metaphysical phenomena. They are socioeconomic ploys - legally enacted game-playing - agreed upon only between overwhelmingly powerful socioeconomic individuals and by them imposed upon human society and its all unwitting members." - Buckminster Fuller
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"Remember, if you’re headed in the wrong...

"Remember, if you’re headed in the wrong direction, Life considers U-turns to be legal, in all jurisdictions. - B.T. Henderson
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β€œEthical behavior is doing the right thing...

β€œEthical behavior is doing the right thing when no one else is watching- even when doing the wrong thing is legal.”  ― Aldo Leopold
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"One might ask why tobacco is legal and marijuana not. A possible answer is suggested by th...

"One might ask why tobacco is legal and marijuana not. A possible answer is suggested by the nature of the crop. Marijuana can be grown almost anywhere, with little difficulty. It might not be easily marketable by major corporations. Tobacco is quite another story." - Noam Chomsky
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"If you're honest, you sooner or later have to confront your values. Then you...

"If you're honest, you sooner or later have to confront your values. Then you're forced to separate what is right from what is merely legal. This puts you metaphysically on the run. America is full of metaphysical outlaws." - Tom Robbins
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1. β€œWhenever you are going after something that is yours, you are within you...

1. β€œWhenever you are going after something that is yours, you are within your legal rights to lay claim to it. And anyone who puts forth any effort to deprive you of that which is yours, is breaking the law, is a criminal.” Malcolm X
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β€œNever forget that everythi...

β€œNever forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr
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