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If any come to my house to be instructed in the ways of God what rule have I to put them away? Do you think it not lawful for me to teach women and why do you call me to teach the court?
The Nuremberg trials of Nazi leaders, in open court before an international tribunal, had a profound long-term effect in bringing Germans back to democracy and humanity.
Reverence for life is the highest court of appeal.
There is no person in this room whose basic rights are not involved in any successful defiance to the carrying out of court orders.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
I always like to take my time and examine the two candidates, see not only the two candidates but the policies they will bring in, the people they will bring in, who they might appoint to the Supreme Court, and look at the whole range of issues before making a decision.
Free speech has been used by the Supreme Court to give immense power to the wealthiest members of our society.
Some may remember, if you have good memories, that there used to be a concept in Anglo-American law called a presumption of innocence, innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Now that's so deep in history that there's no point even bringing it up, but it did once exist.
Nicaragua dealt with the problem of terrorism in exactly the right way. It followed international law and treaty obligations. It collected evidence, brought the evidence to the highest existing tribunal, the International Court of Justice, and received a verdict - which, of course, the U.S. dismissed with contempt.
In the case of Yugoslavia v. NATO, one of the charges was genocide. The U.S. appealed to the court, saying that, by law, the United States is immune to the charge of genocide, self-immunized, and the court accepted that, so the case proceeded against the other NATO powers, but not against the United States.
One has to accept pain as a condition of existence. One has to court doubt and darkness as the cost of knowing. One needs a will stubborn in conflict, but apt always to the total acceptance of every consequence of living and dying.
What people see on court is another side of me; it's not me.
An invitation to a wedding invokes more trouble than a summons to a police court.
Leaders of the Church have often been Narcissus, flattered and sickeningly excited by their courtiers. The court is the leprosy of the papacy.
The ultimate court of appeal is observation and experiment... not authority.
Love rules the court, the camp, the grove, And men below, and saints above: For love is heaven, and heaven is love.
The court is like a palace of marble; it's composed of people very hard and very polished.
Jean de la Bruyere
Please keep an open mind and let me have my day in court.
I'm not comfortable being preachy, but more people need to start spending as much time in the library as they do on the basketball court.
If you're paid before you walk on the court, what's the point in playing as if your life depended on it?
Whenever you put a man on the Supreme Court he ceases to be your friend.
Harry S Truman
Men naturally despise those who court them, but respect those who do not give way to them.
At least in Russia, you cannot just go and tap into someone's phone conversation without a warrant issued by court. That's more or less the way a civilized society should go about fighting terrorism.
The first time I stepped on an NBA court I became a businessman.
A conscience without God is like a court without a judge.
Alphonse de Lamartine
I'm in the real world, some people try to steal from me, and I stop them, frequently, take them to court. I love a good lawsuit. It's fun.
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