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A corollary is that, when laws are out of touch with the people,
by Adrian Cronauer

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

Our nation is built on the bedrock principle that governments
derive their just powers from the consent of the governed.
- Adrian Cronauer

The electronic spectrum is the only natural resource
in which there's no such thing as private property rights.
You can't own a piece of the spectrum.
- Adrian Cronauer

Worrying that banning flag desecration would inhibit
free speech reveals a misunderstanding of the flag's fundamental nature.
- Adrian Cronauer

 

I was faced more with apathy than opposition.
- Adrian Cronauer

It is the will of the American people that we have
a right to protect our flag and this can only be accomplished
by passing a Constitutional amendment.
- Adrian Cronauer

The concept that you cannot own the airwaves has caused far more harm than good.
- Adrian Cronauer

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Our flag is not just one of many political points of view.
Rather, the flag is a symbol of our national unity.
- Adrian Cronauer

Without amendments we would never even have had the Bill of Rights.
- Adrian Cronauer

Giving people what they want isn't just good radio;
it's also the right way to run a country.
- Adrian Cronauer

One of the things I learned in law school is that there's
nothing wrong or undesirable or dishonorable or destructive
about amending the Constitution.
- Adrian Cronauer

The American flag represents all of us and all the values we hold sacred.
- Adrian Cronauer

Martin Luther King, Jr. didn't carry just a piece of
cloth to symbolize his belief in racial equality;
he carried the American flag.
- Adrian Cronauer

It's not written in the Constitution or anything else....
Congress, just out of the clear blue sky,
said the airwaves belong to the people,
which means, in essence, that it belongs to Congress.
- Adrian Cronauer

But there is a corollary to freedom and that's personal responsibility,
and the real challenge is how you generate that personal
responsibility without imposing it.
- Esther Dyson

Left to themselves, things tend to go from bad to worse.
Murphy's First Corollary If you tell the boss you were
late for work because you had a flat tire,
the next morning you will have a flat tire.
- George Edward Woodberry

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

As you simplify your life,
the laws of the universe will be simpler;
solitude will not be solitude,
poverty will not be poverty,
nor weakness weakness.
- Henry David Thoreau

Happiness is the final and perfect fruit
of obedience to the laws of life.
- Helen Keller

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

The future has nothing in common with the past -
except natural laws and human nature.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The more laws and order are made prominent,
the more thieves and robbers there will be.
- Lao Tzu

Whose laws have priority in your life?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What is a miracle? To some, it is an act of God.
To others, something amazing, extraordinary, or unexpected.
To me, Life is a miracle.
Everything that happens is a miracle.
There is no reason for me to exist as I do -
no reason for humanity, the universe, or the laws of Nature.
Energy, mass, gravity and the rest of existence
are all so improbable.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A miracle is nothing more or less than this...
Anyone who has come into a knowledge
of his true identity,
of his oneness with
the all-pervading wisdom and power,
this makes it possible for laws higher
than the ordinary mind knows of
to be revealed to him.
- Ralph Waldo Trine

Nature never breaks her own laws.
- Leonardo da Vinci

True friendship's laws are by this rule express'd,
Welcome the coming, speed the parting guest.
- Alexander Pope

I consider my greatest accomplishment to be lifelong celibacy.
- Isaac Newton
(discoverer of the laws of gravitation and motion,
famous mathematician, and perhaps the greatest scientist ever)

If you violate Nature's laws you are your own prosecuting attorney,
judge, jury, and hangman.
- Luther Burbank

It is impossible to predict the time and progress of revolution.
It is governed by its own more or less mysterious laws.
- Vladimir Lenin

Give me control of a nation's money and I care not who makes her laws.
- Mayer Amschel Rothschild

Understanding the laws of nature does not mean that
we are immune to their operations.
- David Gerrold

Beauty is a manifestation of secret natural laws,
which otherwise would have been hidden from us forever.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Laws are like sausages, it is better not to see them being made.
- Otto von Bismarck

If we spend the time we waste in sighing
for the perfect golden fruit
in fulfilling the conditions of its growth,
happiness will come, must come.
It is guaranteed in the very laws of the universe.
If it involves some chastening and renunciation, well,
the fruit will be all the sweeter for this touch of holiness.
- Helen Keller

Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.
- Barbara Kingsolver

If the laws could speak for themselves,
they would complain of the lawyers in the first place.
- Lord Halifax

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

Having a baby changes the way you view your in-laws.
I love it when they come to visit now.
They can hold the baby and I can go out.
- Matthew Broderick

Where it is a duty to worship the sun it is pretty
sure to be a crime to examine the laws of heat.
- John Morley

The road to freedom lies not through
mysteries or occult performances,
but through the intelligent use
of natural forces and laws.
- Ernest Holmes

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

I don't like to think of laws
as rules you have to follow,
but more as suggestions.
- George Carlin

Laws are spider webs through which the big flies pass
and the little ones get caught.
- Honore de Balzac

The more laws, the less justice.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Those who look for the laws of Nature as a support
for their new works collaborate with the creator.
- Antonio Gaudi

First, take the government of the Indians out of politics;
second,
let the laws of the Indians be the same as those of the whites;
third,
give the Indian the ballot.
- George Crook

Big Business can make laws as easily as it can break them -
and with as little impunity.
- Ralph Chaplin

In violent streets and broken homes,
the cry of anguished souls is not for more laws but
for more conscience and character.
- Cal Thomas

It is difficult, if not impossible, to argue that laws
written in the 1970s are adequate for today's intelligence challenges.
- Bob Barr

Every man should have laws of his own,
I should think; commandments of his own,
for every man has a different set of circumstances wherein to work -
or worry.
- Gilbert Parker

The object of pure physics is the unfolding of the
laws of the intelligible world;
the object of pure mathematics that of unfolding the
laws of human intelligence.
- James Joseph Sylvester

Guy Rivers, a conventional piece as regards the love
affair which makes a part of the plot,
is a tale of deadly strife between the laws of Georgia and a fiendish bandit.
- Carl Clinton Van Doren

Marriage, laws, the police, armies and navies are the
mark of human incompetence.
- Dora Russell

As soon as laws are necessary for men,
they are no longer fit for freedom.
- Pythagoras

Petty laws breed great crimes.
- Ouida

Reason we call that faculty innate in us of discovering
laws and applying them with thought.
- Hermann von Helmholtz

If man asks for many laws it is only because he is
sure that his neighbor needs them;
privately he is an unphilosophical anarchist,
and thinks laws in his own case superfluous.
- Will Durant

Whatever government is not a government of laws,
is a despotism, let it be called what it may.
- Daniel Webster

Permit me to issue and control the money of a nation,
and I care not who makes its laws.
- Mayer Amschel Rothschild

For centuries we have been living in the society where
not laws but people ruled,
where there was no legal state.
- Nursultan Nazarbayev

We gain our ends only with the laws of nature;
we control her only by understanding her laws.
- Jacob Bronowski

The grandest of all laws is the law of progressive development.
Under it, in the wide sweep of things,
men grow wiser as they grow older, and societies better.
- Christian Nestell Bovee

Every so often, we pass laws repealing human nature.
- Howard Lindsay

Attitude is your acceptance of the natural laws,
or your rejection of the natural laws.
- Stuart Chase

There is nothing which any way pertaineth to the worship
of God left to the determination of human laws.
- George Gillespie

Once a nation parts with the control of its credit,
it matters not who makes the laws.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King

Laws made by common consent must not be trampled on by individuals.
- George Washington

If we knew exactly the laws of nature and the situation
of the universe at the initial moment,
we could predict exactly the situation of the same
universe at a succeeding moment.
- Henri Poincare

The laws of probability, so true in general,
so fallacious in particular.
- Edward Gibbon

The laws in this city are clearly racist.
All laws are racist.
The law of gravity is racist.
- Marion Berry


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