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I think it is an immutable law in business that words are words, explanations are explanations, promises are promises - but only performance is reality.
Harold S. Geneen
The main thing I say on war is that we need to obey the law and formally declare war.
A law is not a law without coercion behind it.
James A. Garfield
The Fuhrer alone is the present and future German reality and its law. Learn to know ever more deeply: from now on every single thing demands decision, and every action responsibility.
Yes, they broke the law, but we can't deport them. Let's get over this pointing fingers and do something about that, whether it - they have to pay a fine, learn to speak English, the history, you can do that. And then you have to give visas for the skills we need.
We have to get control of our borders. You can only do that if you make companies obey the law and not hire undocumented or illegals. They can only do that is if they have a Social Security Card that has biometrics so they know whether the person is legal or not.
Most of Roosevelt's innovations have been the law of the land for 70 years now, and yet we are still a free society free enough, that is, to allow tens of thousands of protesters to gather on the National Mall and to broadcast their slogans and speeches to the world via C-SPAN.
Law is vulnerable to the winds of intellectual or moral fashion, which it then validates as the commands of our most basic concept.
In a constitutional democracy the moral content of law must be given by the morality of the framer or legislator, never by the morality of the judge.
The long-established and noble rule of Law, one of the greatest products of the character and tradition of British history, has suffered a deadly blow. Blackmail has become respectable.
The basic law of capitalism is you or I, not both you and I.
Listen with grace, with no judgment, without imposing the law.
This country would be a better place to live in if all the resources we currently put toward criminalizing marijuana were instead spent by law enforcement on protection from real crime, as opposed to victimless crime.
When I went to law school, which after all was back in the dark ages, we never looked beyond our borders for precedents. As a state court judge, it never would have occurred to me to do so, and when I got to the Supreme Court, it was very much the same. We just didn't do it.
Sandra Day O'Connor
People crushed by law have no hopes but from power. If laws are their enemies, they will be enemies to laws.
Thomas B. Macaulay
By gold all good faith has been banished; by gold our rights are abused; the law itself is influenced by gold, and soon there will be an end of every modest restraint.
First I went to the Sorbonne to do my licence en lettres, but I also started to study law.
The law is agnostic about truth.
In civilized life, law floats in a sea of ethics.
Law grinds the poor, and rich men rule the law.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
The Law of Raspberry Jam: the wider any culture is spread, the thinner it gets.
Our combination of great research universities, a pro-risk business culture, deep pools of innovation-seeking equity capital and reliable business and contract law is unprecedented and unparalleled in the world.
Law is born from despair of human nature.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
The law has no compassion. And justice is administered without compassion.
Unfenced by law, the unmarried lover can quit a bad relationship at any time. But you - the legally married person who wants to escape doomed love - may soon discover that a significant portion of your marriage contract belongs to the State, and that it sometimes takes a very long while for the State to grant you your leave.
Only a fool permits the letter of the law to override the spirit in the heart. Do not let a piece of paper stand in the way of true love and headlines.
It's hardly a radical idea to suggest that regulators and legislators understand the law now, is it?
If you go to a building to skate, or if you go to these places to skate, you're told it's against the law in some cities. It's definitely a bummer. It's unfortunate.
Terrorism can never be accepted. We must fight it together, with methods that do not compromise our respect for the rule of law and human rights, or are used as an excuse for others to do so.
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