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107 law Quotes

The laws that keep us safe, these same laws condemn us to boredom.

Chuck Palahniuk Quotes

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A good parson once said that where mystery begins religion ends. Cannot I say, as truly at least, of human laws, that where mystery begins, justice ends?

Edmund Burke Quotes , Source: Vindication of Natural Society

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To make laws that man cannot, and will not obey, serves to bring all laws into contempt.

Elizabeth Cady Stanton Quotes

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Laws are like cobwebs, which may catch small flies but which let wasps and hornets break through.

Jonathan Swift Quotes

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If you like laws and sausages, you should never watch either one being made.

Otto von Bismarck Quotes

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No man is above the law and no man is below it; nor do we ask any man's permission when we ask him to obey it.

Theodore Roosevelt Quotes

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Our government is the potent, the omnipresent teacher. For good or for ill, it teaches the whole people by its example. Crime is contagious. If the government becomes a law-breaker, it breeds contempt for law; it invites every man to become a law unto himself; it invites anarchy.

Louis D. Brandeis Quotes , Source: part of his dissent in the case "Olmstead v. United States", 277 U.S. 438, 485 (1928)

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All this is but a web of the wit; it can work nothing.

Francis Bacon Quotes , Source: Essays on Empire

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it's not your client's obligation, or your obligation, to prove your client's innocence. It is the prosecution's obligation to -- to prove you're client's guilt.

Anderson Cooper Quotes

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…the analogy between the noises we make when these noises do not symbolize anything which exists, and the worthless checks we write when our bank balance is zero…

Alfred Korzybski Quotes

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It is now no mystery that some quite influential ‘philosophers’ were ‘mentally’ ill.

Alfred Korzybski Quotes

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Let us repeat the two crucial negative premises as established firmly by all human experience: (1) Words are not the things we are speaking about; and (2) There is no such thing as an object in absolute isolation.

Alfred Korzybski Quotes

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Thus, we see that one of the obvious origins of human disagreement lies in the use of noises for words.

Alfred Korzybski Quotes

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We should not be surprised that we find meaningless noises in the foundation of many old ‘philosophies’, and that from them arise most of the old ‘philosophical’ fights and arguments.

Alfred Korzybski Quotes

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…a few philosophers really do important work. This applies to the so called ‘critical philosophy’ and to the theory of knowledge or epistemology. This class of workers I call epistemologists to avoid the disagreeable implications of the term ‘philosopher’.

Alfred Korzybski Quotes

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In the rough, a symbol is a sign that stands for something… Before a noise, etc., may become a symbol, something must exist for the symbol to symbolize.

Alfred Korzybski Quotes

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If a psychiatric and scientific inquiry were to be made upon our rulers, mankind would be appalled at the disclosures.

Alfred Korzybski Quotes

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Unless by the lawful judgment of their peers. [Lat., Nisi per legale judicum parum suorum.]

Unattributed Author Quotes , Source: Magna Charta--Privilege of Barons of Parliament

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Where there are laws, he who has not broken them need not tremble. [It., Ove son leggi, Tremar non dee chi leggi non infranse.]

Vittorio Alfieri Quotes , Source: Virginia (II, 1)

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Law is king of all.

Henry Alford Quotes , Source: School of the Heart (lesson 6)

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Written laws are like spiders' webs, and will like them only entangle and hold the poor and weak, while the rich and powerful will easily break through them.

Anacharsis Quotes , Source: to Solon when writing his laws

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Law is a bottomless pit.

John Arbuthnot Quotes , Source: title of a pamphlet (about 1700)

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One of the Seven was wont to say: "That laws were like cobwebs; where the small flies were caught, and the great brake through."

Francis Bacon Quotes , Source: Apothegms (no. 181)

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Now, O king, establish the decree, and sign the writing, that it be not changed, according to the law of the Medes and Persians, which altereth not.

Bible Quotes , Source: Daniel (ch. VI, v. 8)

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Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us, Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the same, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.

Bible Quotes , Source: Hebrews (ch. XII, v. 1-2)

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