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I really think we should pass a law in every state, I don't care whether it takes the independence away from an old person or not. You shouldn't be driving a car if you're over the age of 80. Maybe even less than that.
Every formula which expresses a law of nature is a hymn of praise to God.
It's the golden age of French cinema again but it's because Sarkozy had the guts to push through copyright law.
The people who did the collateralized mortgage obligations, sold them to pension funds, then sold them short, then bought credit default swap insurance on them, are just amazing. They are a law unto themselves.
At a time of such hope and optimism in the Middle East, we cannot let the Libyan government violate every principle of international law and human rights with impunity.
When a man fails to see the truth of certain generally accepted views, there is no law compelling him to provoke animosity by announcing his dissent.
George Henry Lewes
I've been told by the prosecutors and by my own attorneys I should go to law school. I guess I have a knack for it.
If Moses had gone to Harvard Law School and spent three years working on the Hill, he would have written the Ten Commandments with three exceptions and a saving clause.
You have this mounting aggressive ignorance with the rabbit's foot of their particular religion. You don't really have any kind of spiritual law, just a kind of a rabid mental illness. The songs are a little slice of life.
I started in law school in '71 and graduated in '74. So I was training for the Olympics, running or averaging around 20 miles a day and going to law school full time.
The law is not thrust upon man; it rests deep within him, to waken when the call comes.
Every dictator is an enemy of freedom, an opponent of law.
With the right kind of institutions, starting with the rule of law, Burma could progress very quickly.
Aung San Suu Kyi
As long as there is no law in Burma, any individual here can be arrested at any time.
Aung San Suu Kyi
No man's error becomes his own Law; nor obliges him to persist in it.
Law cannot stand aside from the social changes around it.
William J. Brennan
Once when I was a fugitive, I was working for a law firm in Denver.
It is a besetting vice of democracies to substitute public opinion for law. This is the usual form in which masses of men exhibit their tyranny.
James F. Cooper
The government, for example, has determined that black people (somehow) have fewer abilities than white people, and, so, must be given certain preferences. Anyone acquainted with both black and white people knows this assessment is not only absurd but monstrous. And yet it is the law.
No Child Left Behind's fourth-grade gains aren't learning gains, they're testing gains. That's why they don't last. The law is a distraction from things that really count.
To be clear... no one is above the law.
It doesn't make sense for me to be a lawyer in a place where there is no law.
The Torah is the foundational text for Jewish law, but the Haggadah is our book of living memory. We are not merely telling a story here. We are being called to a radical act of empathy. Here we are, embarking on an ancient, perennial attempt to give human lives - our lives - dignity.
Jonathan Safran Foer
I can tell you for sure: people who are at their peak right now will not sustain that. You can't. It's against the law of nature.
Ignorance of the law excuses no man from practicing it.
Environmental concern is now firmly embedded in public life: in education, medicine and law; in journalism, literature and art.
The moral law commands us to make the highest possible good in a world the final object of all our conduct.
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
I am telling you before anything, that the blood of the martyrs and the injured will not go in vain. And I would like to affirm, I will not hesitate to punish those who are responsible fiercely. I will hold those in charge who have violated the rights of our youth with the harshest punishment stipulated in the law.
All of the legal defense funds out there, they're looking for people out there with court of appeals experience, because court of appeals is where policy is made. And I know, I know this is on tape and I should never say that because we don't make law, I know. I know.
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