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Immigration laws are the only laws that are discussed in terms of how to help people who break them.
My mind seems to have become a kind of machine for grinding general laws out of large collections of facts.
The perpetuation of slavery, the exile and extermination of American Indians, and the passage of Jim Crow laws weren't carried out at the bidding of a few malefactors of great wealth.
P. J. O'Rourke
As soon as laws are necessary for men, they are no longer fit for freedom.
It is impossible to predict the time and progress of revolution. It is governed by its own more or less mysterious laws.
Surely the immutable laws of the universe can teach more impressive and exalted lessons than the holy books of all the religions on earth.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
The road to freedom lies not through mysteries or occult performances, but through the intelligent use of natural forces and laws.
The Bible is not only laws, it's also stories.
Human judges can show mercy. But against the laws of nature, there is no appeal.
Arthur C. Clarke
How I wish we lived in a time when laws were not necessary to safeguard us from discrimination.
There can be a true grandeur in any degree of submissiveness, because it springs from loyalty to the laws and to an oath, and not from baseness of soul.
No part of the human community can live entirely on its own planet, with its own laws of motion and cut off from the rest of humanity.
Nothing is accidental in the universe - this is one of my Laws of Physics - except the entire universe itself, which is Pure Accident, pure divinity.
Joyce Carol Oates
You've never seen me debate anybody. On anything. Ever. My investment of time, as an educator, in my judgment, is best served teaching people how to think about the world around them. Teach them how to pose a question. How to judge whether one thing is true versus another. What the laws of physics say.
Neil deGrasse Tyson
I'm not a big believer in our copyright laws; I find them way too restrictive.
The bottom line is that time travel is allowed by the laws of physics.
But for their right to judge of the law, and the justice of the law, juries would be no protection to an accused person, even as to matters of fact; for, if the government can dictate to a jury any law whatever, in a criminal case, it can certainly dictate to them the laws of evidence.
In my role as Wikileaks editor, I've been involved in fighting off many legal attacks. To do that, and keep our sources safe, we have had to spread assets, encrypt everything, and move telecommunications and people around the world to activate protective laws in different national jurisdictions.
Some laws of state aimed at curbing crime are even more criminal.
Before, Europe was about treaties, laws and our sovereign right to govern ourselves. Now, it's about everyday lives.
That man is a creature who needs order yet yearns for change is the creative contradiction at the heart of the laws which structure his conformity and define his deviancy.
Each song has its own secret that's different from another song, and each has its own life. Sometimes it has to be teased out, whereas other times it might come fast. There are no laws about songwriting or producing. It depends on what you're doing, not just who you're doing.
The president appoints the judges. Your lives and your children's lives can change by all of these appellate court judges who will be appointed who will reinterpret laws, and things can change.
The universal human laws - need, love for the beloved, fear, hunger, periodic exaltation, the kindness that rises up naturally in the absence of hunger/fear/pain - are constant, predictable, reliable, universal, and are merely ornamented with the details of local culture.
All the mathematical sciences are founded on relations between physical laws and laws of numbers, so that the aim of exact science is to reduce the problems of nature to the determination of quantities by operations with numbers.
James C. Maxwell
John F. Kennedy
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