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As a conservative, I maintain a healthy skepticism of the theory of man-made global warming. I also believe that more people enjoying the fruits of modernity and economic development is a good thing - as long as those people arrived legally and obey the law.
I fought as an infantry Marine on one of the Vietnam War's harshest battlefields. After leaving the Marine Corps, I studied law and found a fulfilling career as an author and journalist. But again and again, I came back to the personal fulfillment that can only come from public service.
For years, there was no man in the house when my husband was off on law cases in the Far East. Without writing, I would have been bored and unfaithful, maybe both, and the children would have been hideously over-protected.
The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly.
We prefer world law in the age of self-determination to world war in the age of mass extermination.
John F. Kennedy
Taste cannot be controlled by law.
Modesty forbids what the law does not.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
The law condemns the best of us; but grace saves the worst of us.
The law isn't justice. It's a very imperfect mechanism. If you press exactly the right buttons and are also lucky, justice may show up in the answer. A mechanism is all the law was ever intended to be.
There's one fundamental law that all of nature obeys that mankind breaks every day. Now, this is a law that's evolved over billions of years, and the law is this: Nothing in nature takes more than it needs.
Military dictatorship is born from the power of the gun, and so it undermines the concept of the rule of law and gives birth to a culture of might, a culture of weapons, violence and intolerance.
You have to accept the rule of law, even when it's inconvenient, if you're going to be a country that bides by the rule of law.
Listen with grace, with no judgment, without imposing the law.
If you ain't thinkin' about man and God and law, then you ain't thinkin' about nothin'.
At least half the mystery novels published violate the law that the solution, once revealed, must seem to be inevitable.
I would not want to see any relaxation of the law prohibiting human cloning.
Judges rule on the basis of law, not public opinion, and they should be totally indifferent to pressures of the times.
Warren E. Burger
If you desire information on some point of law, you are not likely to ponder over the ponderous tomes of legal writers in order to obtain the knowledge you seek, by your own unaided efforts.
I admit it: I had fun watching right-wingers go wild as health reform finally became law.
There is insufficient support for the police and safety and law enforcement, in general, in the city council.
Governor Romney has paid 100 percent of his taxes that are owed. He has complied 100 percent with what the law requires.
It was the Law of the Sea, they said. Civilization ends at the waterline. Beyond that, we all enter the food chain, and not always right at the top.
Hunter S. Thompson
True freedom requires the rule of law and justice, and a judicial system in which the rights of some are not secured by the denial of rights to others.
Insofar as international law is observed, it provides us with stability and order and with a means of predicting the behavior of those with whom we have reciprocal legal obligations.
J. William Fulbright
I rise in support of a Canada in which liberties are safeguarded, rights are protected and the people of this land are treated as equals under the law.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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