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The laws are stacked for the wealthy.
Laws undertake to punish only overt acts.
Charles de Montesquieu
There is such a thing as legitimate warfare: war has its laws; there are things which may fairly be done, and things which may not be done.
John Henry Newman
Our laws demand that a corporation have a fiduciary responsibility with shareholders to maximize profits. They are legally required to make as much money as possible, any way possible within 'the law.'
Well, I think we need to have attrition by enforcement. We need to secure our borders. We need to enforce our laws.
Writing laws based on an abstract theory, rather than reality, is a dangerous undertaking.
They that possess the prince possess the laws.
Many laws as certainly make bad men, as bad men make many laws.
Walter Savage Landor
When I started thinking seriously about learning the rules of narrative, I thought, 'You've learned the rules of dancing from the ballet; what's the matter with learning the laws of theater from the people who know how to do it?'
I think we're seeing privacy diminish, not by laws... but by young people who don't seem to value their privacy.
Laws are important precisely because in a democracy they reflect the attitudes and aspirations of those they govern.
Our laws need to reflect the evolution of technology and the changing expectations of American society. This is why the Constitution is often called a 'living' document.
Public officers are the servants and agents of the people, to execute the laws which the people have made.
We gain our ends only with the laws of nature; we control her only by understanding her laws.
The unions claim the deck is stacked against them when it comes to labor laws, but the truth is many private and public sector workers are forced to pay union dues as a condition of their employment, yet they have little say in how the unions spend their money.
Which goes to show you, you can make all the laws you want, but you cannot change people's ways. If you must change them, you have to understand that it will take a long time.
For relaxation, I like to figure skate. Being on the ice and spinning and jumping, I feel very close to nature. In particular, I feel very close to Newton's laws of motion. On the ice, you can experience Newton's laws of motion in their purest, most elegant form.
I hate to think life is just facts and laws.
The U.S. automotive industry has been selling cars the same way for over 100 years, and there are many laws in place to govern exactly how that is to be accomplished.
After an existence of nearly 20 years of almost innocuous desuetude, these laws are brought forth.
I mean, in some cases with libel laws, you know, they can write things about people who have no course of action, because they can't afford to take legal action against them.
Real lobbying reform must end the practice of corporate lobbyists writing our laws.
Once a nation parts with the control of its credit, it matters not who makes the laws.
William Lyon Mackenzie King
The people who are worried about privacy have a legitimate worry. But we live in a complex world where you're going to have to have a level of security greater than you did back in the olden days, if you will. And our laws and our interpretation of the Constitution, I think, have to change.
Marriage made more sense when it was indissoluble. It's the woman trying to cope with the strains of a one-parent family who will suffer most from the relaxation of the divorce laws.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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