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Total Quotes : 500
May Decree

The laws of God, the laws of man he may keep that will and can; not I: let God and man decree laws for themselves and not for me.

- A. E. Housman

Judgement May

A poem generated by its own laws may be unrealized and bad in terms of so-called objective principles of taste, judgement, deduction.

- A. R. Ammons

Which Large

Large corporations, of course, are blinded by greed. The laws under which they operate require it - their shareholders would revolt at anything less.

- Aaron Swartz

Islam Stable

Islam's laws are fixed and that is why Islam is stable.

- Abu Bakar Bashir

Gun Using

When the gun lobby fights gun-control legislation, its logic is clear: it does not like laws that prevent people from owning or using guns.

- Adam Cohen

Images Allow

We should craft our laws to allow images of criminal suspects to be captured in public - but also to make sure that the government does not unduly infringe on the privacy rights of innocent citizens.

- Adam Cohen

Hispanics Including

Voter ID laws have a disproportionate impact on groups that lean democratic - including blacks, hispanics and students.

- Adam Cohen

Fraud Afraid

Supporters of tough voter ID laws are not afraid of vote fraud - they are afraid of democracy.

- Adam Cohen

Lawyers Allow

Mississippi's loose campaign finance laws allow lawyers and companies to contribute heavily to the judges they appear before. That is terrible for justice, since the courts are teeming with perfectly legal conflicts of interest.

- Adam Cohen

Some Still

There is no way to undo what happened in the Zimmerman-Martin encounter, but some good can still come of it: it could lead states to repeal their misguided 'Stand your ground' laws.

- Adam Cohen

Nature Doing

God seldom suspends the laws of nature, just as God does not remove free will to keep evil people from doing evil things.

- Adam Hamilton

Reason Code

The head of every family will be what Abraham was, the patriarch, the priest and the unlettered lord of his family, and Reason will be the code of laws to all mankind.

- Adam Weishaupt

Law Constitution

A corollary is that, when laws are out of touch with the people, those laws can and should be changed - from the most simple local regulations to the highest law of the land, our federal Constitution.

- Adrian Cronauer

Constitution Citizen

Be assured, fellow citizens, that in a democracy it is the laws that guard the person of the citizen and the constitution of the state, whereas the despot and the oligarch find their protection in suspicion and in armed guards.

- Aeschines

Strong Will

For then only will you be strong, when you cherish the laws, and when the revolutionary attempts of lawless men shall have ceased.

- Aeschines

Nature Uniting

From the dawn of history, science has probed the universe of unknowns, searching for the uniting laws of nature.

- Ahmed Zewail

Constitution Living

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.

- Al Franken

Trust Informed

National security laws must protect national security. But they must also protect the public trust and preserve the ability of an informed electorate to hold its government to account.

- Al Franken

Important Precisely

Laws are important precisely because in a democracy they reflect the attitudes and aspirations of those they govern.

- Alan Dershowitz

Doing Everybody

Every lawsuit results from somebody doing something wrong. If everybody did right, we wouldn't need laws.

- Alan Dershowitz

Think I Think

I think we're seeing privacy diminish, not by laws... but by young people who don't seem to value their privacy.

- Alan Dershowitz

Game Play

My job is to persuade people to toe the line and play within the laws of the game.

- Alan Lewis

New Through

Look, I'm a member of the House of Lords and I'm the first to admit that I don't understand how one gets new laws through.

- Alan Sugar

Making Sets

The growth of constitutional government, as we now understand it, was promoted by the establishment of two different sets of machinery for making laws and carrying on government.

- Albert Bushnell Hart

Physics Explain

It should be possible to explain the laws of physics to a barmaid.

- Albert Einstein

Mathematics Refer

As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.

- Albert Einstein

Behind Which

There is no logical way to the discovery of these elemental laws. There is only the way of intuition, which is helped by a feeling for the order lying behind the appearance.

- Albert Einstein

Broken Number

Sergeant Bergdahl may have broken any number of military laws.

- Alex Berenson


Federal laws against kickbacks bar pharmaceutical companies from directly giving money to patients for co-payments on the drugs they make.

- Alex Berenson

Give His

Like Cato, give his little senate laws, and sit attentive to his own applause.

- Alexander Pope

Nature Hid

Nature and nature's laws lay hid in the night. God said, Let Newton be! and all was light!

- Alexander Pope

Jealousy Hatred

Like hatred, jealousy is forbidden by the laws of life because it is essentially destructive.

- Alexis Carrel

Natural Natural Laws

Every person has free choice. Free to obey or disobey the Natural Laws. Your choice determines the consequences.

- Alfred A. Montapert

Which We Cannot

As well might it be said that, because we are ignorant of the laws by which metals are produced and trees developed, we cannot know anything of the origin of steamships and railways.

- Alfred Russel Wallace

Individual Which

What we need are not prohibitory marriage laws, but a reformed society, an educated public opinion which will teach individual duty in these matters.

- Alfred Russel Wallace

Which Most

Laws and constitutions ought to be weighed... to constitute that which is most conducing to the establishment of justice and liberty.

- Algernon Sidney

Which Thus

Thus, the Archivist must display at all times scrupulous independence and a devotion to the laws and principles which govern the responsibilities of the office.

- Allen Weinstein

Universe Single

Pray: To ask the laws of the universe to be annulled on behalf of a single petitioner confessedly unworthy.

- Ambrose Bierce

Will Ideals

The Labor Party is a party with no ideals, regulations or laws, and it is a party I will not be a part of.

- Ami Ayalon

Law Finally

Finally, a good prosecutor knows that her job is to enforce the law without fear or favor. Likewise, a Supreme Court Justice must interpret the laws without fear or favor.

- Amy Klobuchar

Other Held

It's time we update the laws so that online platforms are held to the same transparency standards as other companies that sell political advertisements.

- Amy Klobuchar

Taking Advantage Our

Foreign agents are taking advantage of loopholes in our laws.

- Amy Klobuchar

Through Like

Written laws are like spiders' webs, and will, like them, only entangle and hold the poor and weak, while the rich and powerful will easily break through them.

- Anacharsis


What is crucial is there be laws.

- Andre Weil

Constitution Supreme

The Constitution and the laws are supreme and the Union indissoluble.

- Andrew Jackson

Good Other

There are no good laws but such as repeal other laws.

- Andrew Johnson

May Trading

Tiptoeing on a tightrope past insider trading laws may be deft and clever, but it doesn't make it right.

- Andrew Ross Sorkin

Hate Think

I hate to think life is just facts and laws.

- Ang Lee

Understand Which

As I understand it, laws, commands, rules and edicts are for those who have not the light which makres plain the pathway.

- Anne Hutchinson

Rules React

I try to live the moment and not obey laws, rules, conventions, or norms; to react to a sensation, a feeling, or an emotion. You can't program emotion.

- Anne Parillaud

Thoughts Putting

Prayer is a form of meditation, isn't it? It's laws of attraction: whatever you put out into the universe is what it receives. It's just kind of putting your thoughts out into the universe.

- Anthony Joshua

Constitution Cruel

We have laws against torture. The Constitution says nothing whatever about torture. It speaks of punishment; 'cruel and unusual' punishments are forbidden.

- Antonin Scalia

Broken May

I pray as follows: May justice reign, may the laws not be broken, may the wise men be poor, and the poor men rich, without sin.

- Apollonius of Tyana

Still Though

Wise people, even though all laws were abolished, would still lead the same life.

- Aristophanes

Always Been

Even when laws have been written down, they ought not always to remain unaltered.

- Aristotle

Love Education

We must believe in the power of education. We must respect just laws. We must love ourselves, our old and or young, our women as well as our men.

- Arthur Ashe

Would Laid

If you laid all our laws end to end, there would be no end.

- Arthur Baer

Nature Against

Human judges can show mercy. But against the laws of nature, there is no appeal.

- Arthur C. Clarke

Mind Which

It is even possible that laws which have not their origin in the mind may be irrational, and we can never succeed in formulating them.

- Arthur Eddington

Which Works

Civilization, we shall find, like Universalism and Christianity, is anti evolutionary in its effects; it works against the laws and conditions which regulated the earlier stages of man's ascent.

- Arthur Keith

Relax Like

I can relax with bums because I am a bum. I don't like laws, morals, religions, rules. I don't like to be shaped by society.

- Charles Bukowski

Nature Institutions

If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.

- Charles Darwin

Allow Satellites

We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.

- Charles Darwin

Mind Large

My mind seems to have become a kind of machine for grinding general laws out of large collections of facts.

- Charles Darwin

Useless Necessary

Useless laws weaken the necessary laws.

- Charles de Montesquieu

Powerful Reason

There is no nation so powerful, as the one that obeys its laws not from principals of fear or reason, but from passion.

- Charles de Montesquieu

Undertake Punish

Laws undertake to punish only overt acts.

- Charles de Montesquieu

Liberty Doing

Liberty is the right of doing whatever the laws permit.

- Charles de Secondat

Environmental Through

Many environmental advocates argue that agricultural pollution will be reduced only through stronger federal laws.

- Charles Duhigg

Living Rest

If the Church is a living body united to the same head, governed by the same laws, and pervaded by the same Spirit, it is impossible that one part should be independent of all the rest.

- Charles Hodge

Having However

The Church, however, is a self-governing society, distinct from the State, having its officers and laws, and, therefore, an administrative government of its own.

- Charles Hodge

Principle Aspects

The House of Lords has many fine aspects, but at its heart, it is a betrayal of the core democratic principle that those in the enlightened world hold so dear - that those who make the laws of the land should be elected by those who must obey those laws.

- Charles Kennedy

System Executive

Under our constitutional system, the executive executes the laws that Congress has passed. It should not be executing laws that Congress has rejected.

- Charles Krauthammer

Which Feather

A pun is not bound by the laws which limit nicer wit. It is a pistol let off at the ear; not a feather to tickle the intellect.

- Charles Lamb

Bad Offspring

Good laws are the offspring of bad actions.

- Charles Macklin

Discover Ensure

Changing laws and changing the political dialogue, while necessary, is insufficient to ensure that bullying stops; to ensure that every young person is supported by their parents and their teachers as they question who they are and they discover who they are regardless of the sexuality.

- Chelsea Clinton

Date Simplest

The existence of symmetry laws is in full accordance with our daily experience. The simplest of these symmetries, the isotropy and homogeneity of space, are concepts that date back to the early history of human thought.

- Chen-Ning Yang

Just I Write

I don't just write letters. I write laws.

- Chris Smith

Making Code

My business is the enforcement of the tax laws and the integrity of the tax code and making sure that trustees of charitable giving are true trustees.

- Chuck Grassley

Goal Reform

My goal for reform is not necessarily to pass laws but to make sure the laws are being followed.

- Chuck Grassley

Karma Happen

I believe that the Laws of Karma do not apply to show business, where good things happen to bad people on a fairly regular basis.

- Chuck Lorre

Faith Fairly

Many countries struggle and never get to the point where people have faith that laws are executed fairly.

- Claire McCaskill

Like Fit

Laws should be like clothes. They should be made to fit the people they serve.

- Clarence Darrow

Need Reasons

Unfortunately, the reality was that, for political reasons or whatever, there was a need to enforce antidiscrimination laws, or at least there was a perceived need to do that.

- Clarence Thomas

Love Individual

People love westerns worldwide. There's something fantasy-like about an individual fighting the elements. Or even bad guys and the elements. It's a simpler time. There's no organized laws and stuff.

- Clint Eastwood

Will Alliance

It is a power stronger than will. Could a stone escape from the laws of gravity? Impossible. Impossible, for evil to form an alliance with good.

- Comte de Lautreamont

Normal Natural Laws

Our demands are simple, normal, and therefore they are difficult to satisfy. All we ask is that an actor on the stage live in accordance with natural laws.

- Constantin Stanislavski

Over Sure

You let Congress make the laws. You work with the Congress as the president to make sure that those laws are accurate and to the best of our ability, but you don't turn it over to the federal judges to make those laws.

- Corey Lewandowski

Patent Equate

People equate patents with secrecy, that secrecy is what patents were designed to overcome. That's why the formula for Coca-Cola was never patented. They kept it as a trade secret, and they've outlasted patent laws by 80 years or more.

- Craig Venter

Exist Voters

Voter caging and voter ID laws exist to disfranchise voters.

- Cynthia McKinney

Determined Britain

Galvanised into action by the second trial, I was determined to change Britain's archaic sex laws.

- Cynthia Payne

Christ Having

What sometimes goes on in all sorts of Christian institutions is not formation of people in the character of Christ; it's teaching of outward conformity. You don't get in trouble for not having the character of Christ, but you do if you don't obey the laws.

- Dallas Willard

Obey Thermodynamics

In this house, we obey the laws of thermodynamics!

- Dan Castellaneta

Will Access

I have consistently supported laws ensuring women are able to make their own health care decisions, and I will continue to protect women's access to contraceptives and reproductive health care.

- Dan Maffei

Lawyers Interpreting

We shouldn't have to be burdened with all the technicalities that come up from time to time with shrewd, smart lawyers interpreting what the laws or what the Constitution may or may not say.

- Dan Quayle

Truth Reveal

Science is the ultimate tool to reveal the laws of nature, and the one word written on its banner is Truth.

- Dan Shechtman

Country Ensure

I will defend and enforce the laws of our country to ensure that our people and our nation are protected.

- Dana Boente

Father Finds

He who obeys God's laws finds him a father. He who disobeys them, finds him a judge.

- Daniel D. Palmer

About Read

Codifying discrimination in our laws should be something we read about in American history, not on the front pages of today's American newspapers and magazines.

- Dannel Malloy

Infamous Established

As the most extravagant errors were received among the established articles of their faith, so the most infamous vices obtained in their practice, and were indulged not only with impunity, but authorized by the sanction of their laws.

- David Brainerd