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The law was made for one thing alone, for the exploitation of those who don't understand it, or are prevented by naked misery from obeying it.
May you live your life as if the maxim of your actions were to become universal law.
Anywhere, anytime ordinary people are given the chance to choose, the choice is the same: freedom, not tyranny; democracy, not dictatorship; the rule of law, not the rule of the secret police.
Women are a sisterhood. They make common cause in behalf of the sex; and, indeed, this is natural enough, when we consider the vast power that the law gives us over them.
There is a point at which the law becomes immoral and unethical. That point is reached when it becomes a cloak for the cowardice that dares not stand up against blatant violations of justice.
Law is nothing other than a certain ordinance of reason for the common good, promulgated by the person who has the care of the community.
I believe in the law. I think we have a great system of justice. But I do think that system of justice has been corrupted by racism and classism. I think it's difficult for 'poor people' - poor white people, brown people - to be treated fairly before the law in the same way that upper-class people are.
Henry Louis Gates
I will obey every law, or submit to the penalty.
If you are going to break a Law of Art, make the crime interesting.
To believe in a just law of cause and effect, carrying with it a punishment or a reward, is to believe in righteousness.
It is possible for one never to transgress a single law and still be a bastard.
There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind as breathing or the upright gait; but if he does not learn it he must perish.
In a world without the law of God, you have chaos, oppression, tyranny, and everyone doing what is right in their own eyes.
Law; an ordinance of reason for the common good, made by him who has care of the community.
It is not wisdom but Authority that makes a law.
What law, what reason can deny that gift so sweet, so natural that God has given a stream, a fish, a beast, a bird?
Pedro Calderon de la Barca
No true believer could be intolerant or a persecutor. If I were a magistrate and the law carried the death penalty against atheists, I would begin by sending to the stake whoever denounced another.
Since taking office, President Obama has signed into law spending increases of nearly 25 percent for domestic government agencies - an 84 percent increase when you include the failed stimulus. All of this new government spending was sold as 'investment.'
The legislature's job is to write law. It's the executive branch's job to interpret law.
George W. Bush
Hitler never abandoned the cloak of legality; he recognized the enormous psychological value of having the law on his side. Instead, he turned the law inside out and made illegality legal.
Nothing is so unproductive as the law. It is expensive whether you win or lose.
So act that your principle of action might safely be made a law for the whole world.
Law and equity are two things which God has joined, but which man has put asunder.
Charles Caleb Colton
Harmony is one phase of the law whose spiritual expression is love.
There is a higher law than the law of government. That's the law of conscience.
The trouble with law is lawyers.
There's a simple way to solve the crime problem: obey the law; punish those who do not.
Every time the liberals pass a bill - I don't care what it involves - they stick criminal sanctions on it. They don't feel there is any way people are going to keep a law unless they can put them in jail.
What is the American dream? The American dream is one big tent. One big tent. And on that big tent you have four basic promises: equal protection under the law, equal opportunity, equal access, and fair share.
There seems to be a law that governs all our actions so I never make plans.
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