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Law Quotes

There is a set rule that you have to follow the law! Other than that, there are different laws formed by each and every country according to which the people and society must act. All the nations in the world are bound by a certain set of principles. You might think lawyers have the best job in the country, but with so many different types of law such as corporate law, criminal law, contract law, administrative law, trust law and so on, there is a lot of work on hand. To get some clues about what this article is about, read about some famous commandment/regulation quotations.

The argument that gay marriage doesn't affect straight marriages is a ridiculous red herring: Gay marriage affects society and law in dramatic ways. Religious groups will come under direct assault as federal and state governments move to strip them of their non-profit statuses if they refuse to perform gay marriages.

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Thomas Hobbes

It is not wisdom but Authority that makes a law.

President Ronald Reagan used to speak of the Soviet constitution, and he noted that it purported to grant wonderful rights of all sorts to people. But those rights were empty promises, because that system did not have an independent judiciary to uphold the rule of law and enforce those rights.

We need to use the United Nations Security Council and believe that preserving law and order in today's complex and turbulent world is one of the few ways to keep international relations from sliding into chaos. The law is still the law, and we must follow it whether we like it or not.

Andrew Carnegie

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.

Franklin P. Jones

Anybody who thinks talk is cheap should get some legal advice.

Sylvester Stallone

There's a natural law of karma that vindictive people, who go out of their way to hurt others, will end up broke and alone.

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Tony Blair

Anywhere, anytime ordinary people are given the chance to choose, the choice is the same: freedom, not tyranny; democracy, not dictatorship; the rule of law, not the rule of the secret police.

Thomas Hobbes

A man cannot lay down the right of resisting them that assault him by force, to take away his life.

My mother told me two things constantly. One was to be a lady and the other was to be independent, and the law was something most unusual for those times because for most girls growing up in the '40s, the most important degree was not your B.A. but your M.R.S.

Abbie Hoffman

Expedience, not justice, is the rule of contemporary American law.

Edgar Watson Howe

Some men are alive simply because it is against the law to kill them.

Ronald Reagan

We must reject the idea that every time a law's broken, society is guilty rather than the lawbreaker. It is time to restore the American precept that each individual is accountable for his actions.

Helen Reddy

To this day I get mail from women who say, I went to law school because of your song. But I would hate to think out of the wide spectrum of things I have done in my career, that's all I would be remembered for.

I think judicial temperament is a willingness to step back from your own committed views of the correct jurisprudential approach and evaluate those views in terms of your role as a judge. It's the difference between being a judge and being a law professor.

Steve King

Rewarding law breakers produces more law breakers.

Anatole France

The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.

Ralph Macchio

I did an episode of 'Law & Order: Criminal Intent' with Jeff Goldblum, which was fun because I've known him for years.

In almost every profession - whether it's law or journalism, finance or medicine or academia or running a small business - people rely on confidential communications to do their jobs. We count on the space of trust that confidentiality provides. When someone breaches that trust, we are all worse off for it.

Robert Kennedy

Every society gets the kind of criminal it deserves. What is equally true is that every community gets the kind of law enforcement it insists on.

John Roberts

I will be vigilant to protect the independence and integrity of the Supreme Court, and I will work to ensure that it upholds the rule of law and safeguards those liberties that make this land one of endless possibilities for all Americans.

I don't want my president to be a TV star. You don't have to be on television every minute of every day - you're the president, not a rerun of 'Law & Order'. TV stars are too worried bout being popular and too concerned about being renewed.

Kamala Harris

The bells will ring and the marriages will begin. And it's a great day in our state for equal protection under the law for all people.

There's a lot of the Midwest and the West in Justice Rehnquist's approach to constitutional law. And by that I mean a recognition that people know pretty well how to govern themselves, that government that is closest to the people is apt to be more responsive to their legitimate concerns and needs.

Thomas Jefferson

I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country.

Billie Jean King

I will tell you King's First Law of Recognition: You never get it when you want it, and then when it comes, you get too much.

Thomas More

The Bible is the rock on which this Republic rests.

Sarah Paulson

I did an episode of 'Law & Order,' where I literally didn't move my neck because I thought you couldn't move your head on camera.

A justice is not like a law professor, who might say, 'This is my theory... and this is what I'm going to be faithful to and consistent with,' and in twenty years will look back and say, 'I had a consistent theory of the First Amendment as applied to a particular area.'

Stephen Colbert

I just think Rosa Parks was overrated. Last time I checked, she got famous for breaking the law.

Bill Maher

Let's make a law that gay people can have birthdays, but straight people get more cake - you know, to send the right message to kids.

Brett Kavanaugh

I am proud that a majority of my law clerks have been women.

Saint Thomas Aquinas

Law; an ordinance of reason for the common good, made by him who has care of the community.

Steve King

Equal justice under the law, even if it's your mother. That was a point of admiration in our household. It was drilled into me.

Thomas Jefferson

I own that I am not a friend to a very energetic government. It is always oppressive.

Robert Kennedy

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

Thomas More

I would uphold the law if for no other reason but to protect myself.

Samuel Johnson

Nature has given women so much power that the law has very wisely given them little.

Gloria Steinem

Law and justice are not always the same.

Vladimir Putin

You must obey the law, always, not only when they grab you by your special place.

John Roberts

I don't type on the computer or edit. Law students who went to law school really just a couple years after I did were brought up all on the computers and that's how they do it, but I was still part of the older school.

The glory of justice and the majesty of law are created not just by the Constitution - nor by the courts - nor by the officers of the law - nor by the lawyers - but by the men and women who constitute our society - who are the protectors of the law as they are themselves protected by the law.

Steve King

That's the key: get the constitution in place. Get rule of law in place, capital will come, electricity will follow.

Sandra Day O'Connor

Commitment to the rule of law provides a basic assurance that people can know what to expect whether what they do is popular or unpopular at the time.

Barack Obama

Understand, our police officers put their lives on the line for us every single day. They've got a tough job to do to maintain public safety and hold accountable those who break the law.

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Mitch McConnell

The worst day of my political life was when President George W. Bush signed McCain-Feingold into law in the early part of his first administration.

Henry David Thoreau

If the machine of government is of such a nature that it requires you to be the agent of injustice to another, then, I say, break the law.

Susan B. Anthony

Modern invention has banished the spinning wheel, and the same law of progress makes the woman of today a different woman from her grandmother.

Mike Pence

I truly believe that firearms in the hands of law abiding citizen's makes our families and our communities more safe, not less safe.

Judy Garland

In our house, the word of Louis B. Mayer became the law.

Clarence Thomas

I still have a 15¢ sticker on the frame of my law degree. It's tainted, so I just leave it in the basement.

Aristotle

The law is reason, free from passion.

Western civilization is the most successful civilization the world has ever seen. And some of the reasons for that is it's borrowed from other cultures along the way, back to Mosaic law, the Greek age of reason, Roman law and the Roman order of government, and the Republican form of government, by the way that we're guaranteed in our constitution.

When I went to law school, which after all was back in the dark ages, we never looked beyond our borders for precedents. As a state court judge, it never would have occurred to me to do so, and when I got to the Supreme Court, it was very much the same. We just didn't do it.

Rudy Giuliani

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

Brett Kavanaugh

A judge must be independent and must interpret the law, not make the law.

James Baldwin

Hatred, which could destroy so much, never failed to destroy the man who hated, and this was an immutable law.

Voltaire

What is tolerance? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error; let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.

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William Osler

Variability is the law of life, and as no two faces are the same, so no two bodies are alike, and no two individuals react alike and behave alike under the abnormal conditions which we know as disease.

Anatole France

The poor have to labour in the face of the majestic equality of the law, which forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.

With each decision of ours that takes from the People a question properly left to them - with each decision that is unabashedly based not on law, but on the 'reasoned judgment' of a bare majority of this Court - we move one step closer to being reminded of our impotence.

Aristotle

At his best, man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice he is the worst.

Tony Blair

Labour is the party of law and order in Britain today. Tough on crime, tough on the causes of crime.

Walt Whitman

The shallow consider liberty a release from all law, from every constraint. The wise man sees in it, on the contrary, the potent Law of Laws.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

I do hope that some of my dissents will one day be the law.

Over the course of my career in law enforcement, I have witnessed over and over again the selflessness and sacrifice of law enforcement who lay their lives on the line every day to protect people who they will never meet and people who will never know their names.

Donald Trump has come under fire for recommending U.S. citizens accused of terrorism be prosecuted before military tribunals. But despite the criticism, Trump's concerns are not only merited - they are, in fact, within the bounds of the law.

Abraham Lincoln

The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly.

Brett Kavanaugh

The law does not allow the FTC to just snap its fingers and temporarily block a merger.

Benjamin Franklin

The strictest law sometimes becomes the severest injustice.

Susan B. Anthony

Trust me that as I ignore all law to help the slave, so will I ignore it all to protect an enslaved woman.

Voltaire

We are all full of weakness and errors; let us mutually pardon each other our follies - it is the first law of nature.

Calvin Coolidge

One with the law is a majority.

Mike Pence

In the last four years under the Patriot Act, we have seen a great increase in the ability of law enforcement officials to investigate and track terrorists.

Stephen Hawking

Because there is a law such as gravity, the universe can and will create itself from nothing.

Brett Kavanaugh

My law clerks come from diverse backgrounds and points of view.

Kayleigh McEnany

Having spent years in academia - at Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, Oxford University and Harvard Law School - I encountered a wide range of worldviews.

Bob Woodward

Not a season passes without new disclosures showing Nixon's numerous attempts at criminal use of his presidential powers and in fact the scorn he held for the rule of law.

Brett Kavanaugh

As a judge, I hire four law clerks each year. I look for the best.

Susan B. Anthony

Being persons, then, women are citizens; and no state has a right to make any new law, or to enforce any old law, that shall abridge their privileges or immunities.

Alan Watts

Buddhism has in it no idea of there being a moral law laid down by somekind of cosmic lawgiver.

John Dryden

Self-defence is Nature's eldest law.

Quentin Crisp

The law is simply expediency wearing a long white dress.

Henry Ward Beecher

Law represents the effort of man to organize society; governments, the efforts of selfishness to overthrow liberty.

Antonin Scalia

A law can be both economic folly and constitutional.

We know that we cannot live together without rules which tell us what is right and what is wrong, what is permitted and what is prohibited. We know that it is law which enables men to live together, that creates order out of chaos. We know that law is the glue that holds civilization together.

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Pablo Picasso

He can who thinks he can, and he can't who thinks he can't. This is an inexorable, indisputable law.

Charles Dickens

The one great principle of English law is to make business for itself.

Few cross the river of time and are able to reach non-being. Most of them run up and down only on this side of the river. But those who when they know the law follow the path of the law, they shall reach the other shore and go beyond the realm of death.

Kayleigh McEnany

Home to some of our nation's civil rights leaders, Harvard Law is not a bigoted hub of racism but a place where men and women of all races peacefully co-exist in pursuit of higher education.

Rabindranath Tagore

Love is not a mere impulse, it must contain truth, which is law.

Andrew Jackson

The safety of the republic being the supreme law, and Texas having offered us the key to the safety of our country from all foreign intrigues and diplomacy, I say accept the key... and bolt the door at once.

For any young democracy, the most difficult but important step is burying the legacy of tyranny and establishing an economy and a government and institutions that abide by the rule of law. Every country faces challenges to the rule of law, including my own.

Ayn Rand

Rights are not a matter of numbers - and there can be no such thing, in law or in morality, as actions forbidden to an individual, but permitted to a mob.

Peter Drucker

Manners are the lubricating oil of an organization. It is a law of nature that two moving bodies in contact with each other create friction. This is as true for human beings as it is for inanimate objects.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Each part of my life provided respite from the other and gave me a sense of proportion that classmates trained only on law studies lacked.

Ronald Reagan

Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged.

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Ayn Rand

Individual rights are the means of subordinating society to moral law.

Saint Augustine

It seems to me that an unjust law is no law at all.

Mike Pence

I'm interested in continuing our conversation about the discomfiture I picked up in the mainstream media with one particular element of this debate. It was this discomfort with a law against adultery.