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Lawful Quotes

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Always it gave me a pang that my children had no lawful claim to a name.
- Harriet Ann Jacobs

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This is God's world, not Satan's.
Christians are the lawful heirs, not non-Christians.
- Gary North

Obedience to lawful authority is the foundation of manly character.
- Robert E. Lee

Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress;
when I get tired of one,
I spend the night with the other.
- Anton Chekhov

 

Honesty is the rarest wealth anyone can possess,
and yet all the honesty in the world ain't lawful tender for a loaf of bread.
- Josh Billings

Rarely promise, but, if lawful, constantly perform.
- William Penn

It is now quite lawful for a Catholic woman to avoid
pregnancy by a resort to mathematics,
though she is still forbidden to resort to physics or chemistry.
- H. L. Mencken

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All ambitions are lawful except those that climb upward
on the miseries or credulities of mankind.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Ours is an open and accepting society,
and has historically provided an avenue for lawful
immigration to all those willing to accept the responsibilities of citizenship.
- Spencer Bachus

It is obvious that taking the country from a state
of war to being a lawful state won't be easy.
- Ahmed Ben Bella

Men of authority have employed all the destructive
agents around them to promote their own personal interests
at the sacrifice of every just,
honorable, and lawful consideration.
- John White Geary

Seek not the favor of the multitude;
it is seldom got by honest and lawful means.
But seek the testimony of few; and number not voices,
but weigh them.
- Immanuel Kant

Forbidden pleasures alone are loved immoderately;
when lawful,
they do not excite desire.
- Marcus Fabius Quintilian

There is hardly anything in the world that some man
cannot make a little worse and sell a little cheaper,
and the people who consider price only are this man's lawful prey.
- John Ruskin

I defend peoples' right to do that in a lawful manner,
but I have not undertaken that practice myself.
- Rick Boucher

The Audio Home Recording Act directly says that noncommercial
copying by consumers is lawful.
- David Boies

Love feels no burden, thinks nothing of trouble,
attempts what is above its strength,
pleads no excuse of impossibility; for it thinks all
things lawful for itself,
and all things possible.
- Thomas Kempis

If any come to my house to be instructed in the ways
of God what rule have I to put them away? Do you think
it not lawful for me to teach women and why do you
call me to teach the court?
- Anne Hutchinson

In addition, the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms
Act provides protection for those in the firearms industry
from lawsuits arising out of the criminal or unlawful
acts of people who misuse their products.
- Bob Ney

It were a real increase of human happiness,
could all young men from the age of nineteen be covered under barrels,
or rendered otherwise invisible; and there left to
follow their lawful studies and callings,
till they emerged, sadder and wiser,
at the age of twenty-five.
- Thomas Carlyle

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The trouble with law is lawyers.
- Clarence Darrow

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The law has no power over heroes.
- Charlotte Lennox

This is New York, and there's no law against being annoying.
- William Kunstler

The most important of all rights is the right to life,
and I cannot foresee a day when domesticated animals
will be granted that right in law.
- J. M. Coetzee

Christianity is part of the Common Law of England.
- Matthew Hale

Being lectured by the president on fiscal responsibility
is a little bit like Tony Soprano talking to me about
law and order in this country.
- John F. Kerry

Our show is different, because it's not about law and order,
it's about psychology, the intent of somebody.
- Vincent D'Onofrio

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


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