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Obedience of the law is demanded; not asked as a favor.
A punishment to some, to some a gift, and to many a favor.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Favor comes because for a brief moment in the great space of human change and progress some general human purpose finds in him a satisfactory embodiment.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
He had but one eye and the pocket of prejudice runs in favor of two.
Those who profess to favor freedom, and yet deprecate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground.
People often speak of God being even-handed. God is not even-handed. God is biased, in favor of the weak, of the despised.
Those who invest in South Africa should not think they are doing us a favor; they are here for what they get out of our cheap and abundant labor, and they should know that they are buttressing one of the most vicious systems.
You must strive to multiply bread so that it suffices for the tables of mankind, and not rather favor an artificial control of birth, which would be irrational, in order to diminish the number of guests at the banquet of life.
Pope Paul VI
A very large majority of the U.S. population is in favor of establishing diplomatic relations with Cuba and has been for a long time with some fluctuations. And even part of the business world is in favor of it, too. But the government won't allow it.
Politics will eventually be replaced by imagery. The politician will be only too happy to abdicate in favor of his image, because the image will be much more powerful than he could ever be.
Children that have been petted and waited upon, always expect it; and if their expectations are not met, they are disappointed and discouraged. This same disposition will be seen through their whole lives, and they will be helpless, leaning upon others for aid, expecting others to favor them and yield to them.
Ellen G. White
You can't destroy America by destroying our elite. Think about America's elite. Think about it down through history. Destroy our elite, and about half the time, you're doing us a favor.
P. J. O'Rourke
I might be in favor of national healthcare if it required all Democrats to get their heads examined.
I have no doubt but that the misery of the lower classes will be found to abate whenever the Government assumes a freer aspect and the laws favor a subdivision of Property.
The person whose doors I enter with most pleasure, and quit with most regret, never did me the smallest favor.
To refuse graciously is to confer a favor.
I'm always in favor of Israel responding strongly when it's threatened.
You are going to make choices and decisions that sometimes aren't going to always work in your favor and they are going to upset some other people.
The man who has gotten everything he wants is all in favor of peace and order.
I think any student of military strategy would tell you that in order to attack a position, you should have a ratio of approximately 3 to 1 in favor of the attacker.
Hearing Mass is the ceremony I most favor during my travels. Church is the only place where someone speaks to me and I do not have to answer back.
Charles de Gaulle
Favor and honor sometimes fall more fitly on those who do not desire them.
Commend a fool for his wit, or a rogue for his honesty and he will receive you into his favor.
I have certain physical features that I favor over others. We all have our areas.
I hate American simplicity. I glory in the piling up of complications of every sort. If I could pronounce the name James in any different or more elaborate way I should be in favor of doing it.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
Leonardo da Vinci
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