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  • Laws were most numerous when the commonwealth was most corrupt

    Tacitus (2007). “The Annals & The Histories”, p.100, Modern Library
  • The stream of tendency in which all things seek to fulfill the law of their being.

  • Law school taught me one thing: how to take two situations that are exactly the same and show how they are different.

    Education   School   Two  
  • Propriety is the least of all laws, and the most observed.

    Law   Propriety  
  • The worth of a new idea is invariably determined, not by the degree of its intuitiveness-which incidentally, is to a major extent a matter of experience and habit-but by the scope and accuracy of the individual laws to the discovery of which it eventually leads.

    Science   Discovery   Law  
    Max Planck (2014). “Scientific Autobiography: and Other Papers”, p.59, Open Road Media
  • Dirksen's Three Laws of Politics: 1. Get elected. 2. Get re-elected. 3. Don't get mad, get even.

    Law   Mad   Three  
  • Men alone are not capable of making laws for men and women.

    Men   Law   Sexism  
  • In other words, under Attorney General John Ashcroft, the FBI, the INS and the Department of Justice are so out of control that they have actually begun to enforce U.S. immigration laws.

  • There is no theory. You merely have to listen. Pleasure is the law.

    Law   Pleasure   Theory  
  • The first organization structure in the modern West was laid down in the canon law of the Catholic Church eight hundred years ago.

    Eight   Years   Law  
    "Management: Tasks, Responsibilities, Practices". Book by Peter F. Drucker, 1973.
  • No true believer could be intolerant or a persecutor. If I were a magistrate and the law carried the death penalty against atheists, I would begin by sending to the stake whoever denounced another.

    Atheist   Law   Atheism  
  • Men pursue riches under the idea that their possession will set them at ease, and above the world. But the law of association often makes those who begin by loving gold as a servant finish by becoming themselves its slaves; and independence without wealth is at least as common as wealth without independence.

    Men   Law   Ideas  
    Charles Caleb Colton (1821). “Lacon: or, Many things in few words”, p.171
  • Only man has law. Law must be built, do you understand me? You must build the law.

    Men   Law   Understand Me  
  • One does not have to appeal to God to set the initial conditions for the creation of the universe, but if one does He would have to act through the laws of physics.

    Law   Religion   Atheism  
  • The concept of absolute, hence (or whence) springs, in the moral field, the moral laws or norms, represent, in the field of knowledge, the principle of identity, which is the fundamental law of the thought; norms of logic springs from it, that govern the thought (or mind) in the field of science." ("Le concept de l'absolu, d'où découlent, dans le domaine moral, les lois ou normes morales, constitue, le principe d'identité, qui est la loi fondamentale de la pensée; il en découle les normes logiques qui régissent la pensée dans le domaine de la science.")

    Spring   Law   Mind  
    "Paroles d'un sage: Choix de pensées d'African Spir" ("Words of a Sage : Selected thoughts of African Spir") by Hélène Claparède-Spir, (p. 59), 1937.
  • The time has been in Israel under the law of God, the celestial law, or that which pertains to the celestial law, for it is one of the laws of that kingdom where our Father dwells, that if a man was found guilty of adultery, he must have his blood shed, and that is near at hand. But now I say, in the name of the Lord, that if this people will sin no more, but faithfully live their religion, their sins will be forgiven them without taking life

    Father   Men   Blood  
    Brigham Young (1992). “The Essential Brigham Young”
  • I want to appoint Supreme Court justices who understand the way the world really works, who have real-life experience, who have not just been in a big law firm and maybe clerked for a judge and then gotten on the bench, but, you know, maybe they tried some more cases, they actually understand what people are up against.

    Real   Law   Justice  
    "Transcript of the Second Debate". October 10, 2016.
  • Music is all about training in harmony, training to understand and use musical energy for our greater pleasure by attuning to the natural laws of the universe.

    Law   Musical   Training  
  • Thus poetry, regarded as a vehicle of thought, is especially impressive partly because it obeys all the laws of effective speech, and partly because in so doing it imitates the natural utterances of excitement.

    Law   Utterance   Speech  
    Herbert Spencer (1872). “Philosophy of Style: An Essay”, p.38
  • Prostitution is criminal, and bad things happen because it's run illegally by dirt-bags who are criminals. If it's legal, then the girls could have health checks, unions, benefits, anything any other worker gets, and it would be far better.

    Girl   Running   Law  
    Interview in "Playboy", November 1999.
  • Music is natural law as related to the sense of hearing.

    Law   Hearing   Natural  
    Anton Webern (1975). “The path to the new music”, European Amer Music Dist Corp
  • The anti-marijuana campaign is a cancerous tissue of lies, undermining law enforcement, aggravating the drug problem, depriving the sick of needed help and suckering well-intentioned conservatives and countless frightened parents.

    Lying   Marijuana   Law  
  • You are aware that the sale of liquore is currently against the law." Edgar went on, "but I suppose that is why you enjoy it." "Everyone should have a hobby or two," Magnus said. "Mine just happen to include illegal trade, drinking and carousing. I've heard of worse." "We tend not to have time for hobbies." Shadowhunters. Always better than you.

    Cassandra Clare, Sarah Rees Brennan, Maureen Johnson (2014). “The Bane Chronicles”, p.225, Simon and Schuster
  • We want harmonious development, ... We should work together for more democratic and law-based international relations, and a harmonious environment in which countries respect one another, treat one another as equals, and different cultures can emulate and interchange with each other.

  • We have hopes that we can see rational American presidents; fair, obey the international law, deal with other countries according to mutual respect, parity, etc., but we all know that this is only wishful thinking and fantasy.

    Country   Thinking   Law  
    The Associated Press Interview, September 21, 2016.
  • In 1966 the ACS formulated a State Model Cancer Act which was instrumental in the enactment of anti-quackery laws now enforced in 9 states...In California (it is a) felony...The use of unproven methods is also a criminal offense in Colorado, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Nevada, North Dakota, Ohio, and Pennsylvania.

    Cancer   Dark   Illinois  
  • My grandmother lived in a universe filled with life. It was impossible for her to conceive of any creature - even the smallest insect, let alone a human being - as insignificant. In every leaf, flower, animal, and star she saw an expression of a compassionate universe, whose laws were not competition and survival of the fittest but cooperation, artistry and thrift. . . .

  • Unlimited power corrupts the possessor; and this I know, that, where law ends, there tyranny begins.

  • If the people are governed by laws and punishment is used to maintain order, they will try to avoid the punishment but have no sense of shame. If they are governed by virtue and rules of propriety are used to maintain order, they will have a sense of shame and will become good as well.

    Order   Law   Punishment  
  • This Law -- whether Conscious or Unconscious --predestines nothing and no one. It exists from and in Eternity, truly, for it is ETERNITY itself; and as such, since no act can be co-equal with eternity, it cannot be said to act, for it is ACTION itself...Karma creates nothing, nor does it design. It is man who plans and creates causes, and Karmic law adjusts the effects; which adjustment is not an act, but universal harmony, tending ever to resume its original position.

    Karma   Men   Law  
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