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Henry Alford Quotes and Sayings

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Law is king of all.
- Henry Alford

I know not if the dark or bright shall be by lot;
if that wherein my hopes delight be best or not.
- Henry Alford

The law of sacrifice is uniform throughout the world.
To be effective it demands the sacrifice
of the bravest and the most spotless.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Change is the law of life.
And those who look only to the past or the present
are certain to miss the future.
- John F. Kennedy

 

It is not desirable to cultivate
a respect for the law,
so much as for the right.
- Henry David Thoreau

That old law about "an eye for an eye" leaves everybody blind.
The time is always right to do the right thing.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

In matters of conscience,
the law of the majority has no place.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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For time and the world do not stand still.
Change is the law of life.
And those who look only to the past or the present
are certain to miss the future.
- John F. Kennedy

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

Hatred does not cease through hatred at any time.
Hatred ceases through love.
This is an unalterable law.
- The Buddha

Justice that love gives is a surrender,
justice that law gives is a punishment.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

No written law has ever been more binding
than unwritten custom supported by popular opinion.
- Carrie Chapman Catt

It is the first law of friendship
that it has to be cultivated.
The second is to be indulgent
when the first law is neglected.
- Voltaire

The only way to store information is by agreement.
The belief system is like a Book of Law that rules our mind.
Our biggest fear is taking the risk to be alive.
Humans punish themselves endlessly
for not being what they believe they should be.
We have the need to be accepted and to be loved by others,
but we cannot accept and love ourselves.
- don Miguel Ruiz

The trouble with law is lawyers.
- Clarence Darrow

Possession isn't nine-tenths of the law.
It's nine-tenths of the problem.
- John Lennon

Clarke's Third Law:
Any sufficiently advanced technology
is indistinguishable from magic.
- Arthur C. Clarke

Have a talk with your mind
(it really is something separate from yourself).
Lay down the law.
"My life begins TODAY.
I am like a newborn.
I have what I have today;
I have my fingers, my toes,
some people in my life,
some material and financial state.
Yesterday is only a dream -
perhaps a nightmare,
perhaps a cherished memory,
but only a dream - nothing more.
I will make all decisions and actions based solely
on what I have today as a starting point."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One of the things I was taught in law school is that
I'd never be able to think the same again -
that being a lawyer is something that's part of who
I am as an individual now.
- Anita Hill

Some men are alive simply because it is against the law to kill them.
- Edward W. Howe

Environmental concern is now firmly embedded in public life:
in education,
medicine and law; in journalism, literature and art.
- Barry Commoner

Conscience is a mother-in-law whose visit never ends.
- H. L. Mencken

And while the law of competition may be sometimes hard for the individual,
it is best for the race, because it ensures the survival
of the fittest in every department.
- Andrew Carnegie

If a child lives with criticism,
he learns to condemn.
...
If a child lives with fear,
he learns to be apprehensive.
...
If a child lives with encouragement,
he learns to be confident.
...
If a child lives with acceptance,
he learns to love.
- Dorothy Law Nolte

Ignorance of the law excuses no man from practicing it.
- Addison Mizner

To hear some men talk of the government,
you would suppose that Congress was the law of gravitation,
and kept the planets in their places.
- Wendell Phillips

It appears to be a law that you cannot have
a deep sympathy with both man and nature.
- Henry David Thoreau

It is impossible to tell where the law stops and justice begins.
- Bugs Baer

Just got back from a pleasure trip: I took my mother-in-law to the airport.
- Henny Youngman

If we desire respect for the law, we must first make the law respectable.
- Louis D. Brandeis

The law has no compassion.
And justice is administered without compassion.
- Christopher Darden

Law of Contrariness:
Our chief want in life is somebody
who shall make us do what we can.
Having found them, we shall then hate them for it.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Whenever men take the law into their own hands,
the loser is the law.
And when the law loses, freedom languishes.
- Robert Kennedy

Congress will pass a law restricting public comment
on the Internet to individuals who have spent a minimum
of one hour actually accomplishing a specific task while on line.
- Andy Grove

Who would give a law to lovers? Love is unto itself a higher law.
- Boethius

I want to be the white man's brother, not his brother-in-law.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Almost any sect, cult, or religion will
legislate its creed into law
if it acquires the political power.
- Robert A. Heinlein

Humor is always based on a modicum of truth.
Have you ever heard a joke about a father-in-law?
- Dick Clark

Lawyers are the only persons in whom ignorance of the law is not punished.
- Jeremy Bentham

My father-in-law gets up at 5 o'clock in the morning
and watches the Discovery Channel.
I don't know why there's this big rush to do this.
- Jeff Foxworthy

Constant development is the law of life,
and a man who always tries to maintain his dogmas
in order to appear consistent
drives himself into a false position.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The law has no power over heroes.
- Charlotte Lennox

If you do something once,
people will call it an accident.
If you do it twice, t
hey call it a coincidence.
But do it a third time, and
you've just proven a natural law.
- Grace Hopper

In law, nothing is certain but the expense.
- Samuel Butler

Music is a moral law.
It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind,
flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.
- Plato

To believe in a just law of cause and effect,
carrying with it a punishment or a reward,
is to believe in righteousness.
- Ernest Holmes

To force a lawyer on a defendant can only lead him
to believe that the law contrives against him.
- Potter Stewart

Substantive and procedural law benefits and protects landlords over tenants,
creditors over debtors, lenders over borrowers,
and the poor are seldom among the favored parties.
- John Turner

A man's respect for law and order exists in precise
relationship to the size of his paycheck.
- Adam Clayton

Also the pictures themselves give a visual to the audience tuning in,
that makes them a very important part of law enforcement,
or pulling families together.
- Robert Stack

If you are a gay couple living in Alabama,
you know one thing: your family has no standing under the law;
and it can and will be violated by strangers.
- Andrew Sullivan

Extreme law is often extreme injustice.
- Terence

The Ten Commandments are the divinely revealed law.
- Roy Moore

Illegal immigration is a genuinely national issue,
and resolving it requires a national commitment not
just on health care but also border control,
law enforcement and other resources.
- Jon Kyl

In any country there must be people who have to die.
They are the sacrifices any nation has to make to achieve law and order.
- Idi Amin

You have undertaken to cheat me.
I won't sue you, for the law is too slow.
I'll ruin you.
- Cornelius Vanderbilt

The most desirable aspects of the Law of the Sea Treaty
pertain to navigational rights.
- Frank Gaffney

The closest thing to a law of nature in business is
that form has an affinity for expense,
while substance has an affinity for income.
- Dee Hock

Only a fool permits the letter of the law to override the spirit in the heart.
Do not let a piece of paper stand in the way of true love and headlines.
- Rod Stewart

A liberty subject to law and subordinate to the common welfare.
- Bainbridge Colby

The Law of God reaches into every area of life,
and it brings about incredible blessing and incredible freedom.
- Randall Terry

Courts of law, and all the paraphernalia and folly
of law cannot be found in a rational state of society.
- Robert Owen

Denis Law could dance on eggshells.
- Bill Shankly

This is the law of God by which He makes His way known
to man and is paramount to all human control.
- Rufus King

The first is the law, the last prerogative.
- John Dryden

This is a case if the President is permitted to be above the law,
then we no longer have a republic.
- James Bovard

It's about time law enforcement got as organized as organized crime.
- Rudy Giuliani

And as soon as I did the research, I realized the law
seemed to be on my side and I filed the suit.
- Michael Newdow

A lot of industry groups have said they support a federal law.
They don't want to have to deal with 50 different state laws.
- William Jackson

While we are under the tyranny of Priests,
it will ever be their interest, to invalidate the law of nature and reason,
in order to establish systems incompatible therewith.
- Ethan Allen

Law cannot stand aside from the social changes around it.
- William J. Brennan


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