Found 148 quotes starting with LA:


Laws and customs may be creative of vice; and should be therefore perpetually under process of observation and correction: but laws and customs cannot be creative of virtue: they may encourage and help to preserve it; but they cannot originate it.
– Harriet Martineau
Laws and institutions must go hand in hand with the progress of the human mind.
– Francis Bacon
Laws are a dead letter without courts to expound and define their true meaning and operation.
– Alexander Hamilton, The Federalist 22
Laws are like sausages, it is better not to see them being made.
– Otto von Bismark
Laws are like sausages. It is better not to see them being made.
– Otto von Bismarck
Laws are man-made! They can be faulty, they can be childish, they can be ridiculous, they can be silly and they can even be utterly devilish! Anything man made is open to all the possibilities except perfection!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Laws are partly formed for the sake of good men, in order to instruct them how they may live on friendly terms with one another, and partly for the sake of those who refuse to be instructed, whose spirit cannot be subdued, or softened, or hindered from plunging into evil.
– Plato
Laws are sand, customs are rock. Laws can be evaded and punishment escaped but an openly transgressed custom brings sure punishment.
– Mark Twain
Laws do not persuade just because they threaten.
– Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Laws too gentle are seldom obeyed; too severe, seldom executed.
– Benjamin Franklin
Laws were made to be broken.
– Christopher North
Laws, like the spider's webs, catch the flies and let the hawk go free.
– Danish proverb
Lawyers and painters can soon change white to black.
– Danish proverb
Lawyers are the only persons in whom ignorance of the law is not punished.
– Jeremy Bentham
Lawyers spend a great deal of their time shoveling smoke.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes
Lawyers, I suppose, were children once.
– Charles Lamb
Lay aside dreams of greatness and embrace dreams of dependency
– The Omani shed
Lay aside the thirst for honor from others and seek to honor others instead
– The Omani shed
Lay down your cynicism, and believe in the transformational power of love.
– Bryant McGill
Lay on, Macduff, And damn'd be him that first cries, Hold, enough
– William Shakespeare
Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
– Jules Renard
Laziness may appear attractive but work gives satisfaction.
– Anne Frank
Laziness may appear attractive, but work gives satisfaction.
– Anne Frank

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