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Prisons are built with stones of Law. Brothels with the bricks of religion.
It seems to be a law of nature, inflexible and inexorable, that those who will not risk cannot win.
John Paul Jones
If we desire respect for the law, we must first make the law respectable.
Louis D. Brandeis
Half a century ago, the amazing courage of Rosa Parks, the visionary leadership of Martin Luther King, and the inspirational actions of the civil rights movement led politicians to write equality into the law and make real the promise of America for all her citizens.
The one great principle of English law is to make business for itself.
I sometimes wish that people would put a little more emphasis upon the observance of the law than they do upon its enforcement.
When law becomes despotic, morals are relaxed, and vice versa.
Honore de Balzac
Law enforcement officers are never 'off duty.' They are dedicated public servants who are sworn to protect public safety at any time and place that the peace is threatened. They need all the help that they can get.
Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.
David Herbert Lawrence
Opinion is like a pendulum and obeys the same law. If it goes past the centre of gravity on one side, it must go a like distance on the other; and it is only after a certain time that it finds the true point at which it can remain at rest.
This is a court of law, young man, not a court of justice.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
One with the law is a majority.
In terms of the legal matter of creating a contract between two people that's called marriage, and allowing them to live together with the protection of law, it seems to me is the way we should be moving in this country.
Few cross the river of time and are able to reach non-being. Most of them run up and down only on this side of the river. But those who when they know the law follow the path of the law, they shall reach the other shore and go beyond the realm of death.
Freedom is the only law which genius knows.
James Russell Lowell
Nature has given women so much power that the law has very wisely given them little.
The uglier a man's legs are, the better he plays golf - it's almost a law.
H. G. Wells
A state that suppresses all freedom of speech, and which by imposing the most terrible punishments, treats each and every attempt at criticism, however morally justified, and every suggestion for improvement as plotting to high treason, is a state that breaks an unwritten law.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
B. R. Ambedkar
You have undertaken to cheat me. I won't sue you, for the law is too slow. I'll ruin you.
If you can manipulate news, a judge can manipulate the law. A smart lawyer can keep a killer out of jail, a smart accountant can keep a thief from paying taxes, a smart reporter could ruin your reputation- unfairly.
No one is truly free, they are a slave to wealth, fortune, the law, or other people restraining them from acting according to their will.
Buddhism has in it no idea of there being a moral law laid down by somekind of cosmic lawgiver.
Ah! how annoying that the law doesn't allow a woman to change husbands just as one does shirts.
Order is heaven's first law.
Behold the child, by Nature's kindly law pleased with a rattle, tickled with a straw.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
B. R. Ambedkar
The poor have to labour in the face of the majestic equality of the law, which forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.
Some men are alive simply because it is against the law to kill them.
E. W. Howe
The law does not pretend to punish everything that is dishonest. That would seriously interfere with business.
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