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The bedrock of our democracy is the rule of law and that means we have to have an independent judiciary, judges who can make decisions independent of the political winds that are blowing.
There is a higher law than the law of government. That's the law of conscience.
Our government... teaches the whole people by its example. If the government becomes the lawbreaker, it breeds contempt for law; it invites every man to become a law unto himself; it invites anarchy.
Louis D. Brandeis
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.
There is but one law for all, namely that law which governs all law, the law of our Creator, the law of humanity, justice, equity - the law of nature and of nations.
May you live your life as if the maxim of your actions were to become universal law.
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.
I am opposed to the laying down of rules or conditions to be observed in the construction of bridges lest the progress of improvement tomorrow might be embarrassed or shackled by recording or registering as law the prejudices or errors of today.
Isambard K. Brunel
The first law of ecology is that everything is related to everything else.
In civilized life, law floats in a sea of ethics.
Unlimited power is apt to corrupt the minds of those who posses it; and this I know, my lords: that where law ends, tyranny begins.
Rights are not a matter of numbers - and there can be no such thing, in law or in morality, as actions forbidden to an individual, but permitted to a mob.
Treat all men alike. Give them the same law. Give them an even chance to live and grow.
We have an incredible warrior class in this country - people in law enforcement, intelligence - and I thank God every night we have them standing fast to protect us from the tremendous amount of evil that exists in the world.
The cloning procedure is similar to IVF. The only difference is that the DNA of sperm and egg would be replaced by DNA from an adult cell. What law or principle - secular, humanist, or religious - says that one combination of genetic material in a flask is OK, but another is not?
The law is reason, free from passion.
So act that your principle of action might safely be made a law for the whole world.
What a cage is to the wild beast, law is to the selfish man.
Englishmen learn Christ's law best in English. Moses heard God's law in his own tongue; so did Christ's apostles.
If you have ten thousand regulations you destroy all respect for the law.
Lawless are they that make their wills their law.
There is an orderliness in the universe, there is an unalterable law governing everything and every being that exists or lives. It is no blind law; for no blind law can govern the conduct of living beings.
It is a truism that almost any sect, cult, or religion will legislate its creed into law if it acquires the political power to do so.
Robert A. Heinlein
The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.
Judicial abuse occurs when judges substitute their own political views for the law.
Lamar S. Smith
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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