Found 2,218 quotes starting with L:

Laws are a dead letter without courts to expound and define their true meaning and operation.
– Alexander Hamilton, The Federalist 22Rate it:
Laws are like sausages, it is better not to see them being made.
– Otto von BismarkRate it:
Laws are like sausages. It is better not to see them being made.
– Otto von BismarckRate it:
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 ildanRate it:
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.
– PlatoRate it:
Laws are sand, customs are rock. Laws can be evaded and punishment escaped but an openly transgressed custom brings sure punishment.
– Mark TwainRate it:
Laws do not persuade just because they threaten.
– Lucius Annaeus SenecaRate it:
Laws too gentle are seldom obeyed; too severe, seldom executed.
– Benjamin FranklinRate it:
Laws were made to be broken.
– Christopher NorthRate it:
Laws, like the spider's webs, catch the flies and let the hawk go free.
– Danish proverbRate it:
Lawyers and painters can soon change white to black.
– Danish proverbRate it:
Lawyers are always asking me if I will cut some slack for their clients. My standard answer is this is not Let's Make A Deal.
– Judith SheindlinRate it:
Lawyers are the only persons in whom ignorance of the law is not punished.
– Jeremy BenthamRate it:
Lawyers spend a great deal of their time shoveling smoke.
– Oliver Wendell HolmesRate it:
Lawyers, I suppose, were children once.
– Charles LambRate it:
Lay aside dreams of greatness and embrace dreams of dependency
– The Omani shedRate it:
Lay aside the thirst for honor from others and seek to honor others instead
– The Omani shedRate it:
Lay down your cynicism, and believe in the transformational power of love.
– Bryant McGillRate it:
Lay on, Macduff, And damn'd be him that first cries, Hold, enough
– William ShakespeareRate it:
Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
– Jules RenardRate it:
Laziness may appear attractive but work gives satisfaction.
– Anne FrankRate it:
Laziness may appear attractive, but work gives satisfaction.
– Anne FrankRate it:
Le bonheur provient toujours dans, et ce ne est sûrement pas une illusion. Garder le moral élevé, et être reconnaissants pour chaque moment précieux que vous êtes si heureux de vivre et de profiter - tout de suite! la vie est bonne. Profitez-en!
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
Le changement est toujours inévitable, parce que rien ne reste immobile à jamais. Vous ne pouvez pas arrêter le changement, mais vous pouvez certainement faire de votre mieux pour gérer le plus efficacement possible. Lorsqe vous ne pouvez pas arrêter les vagues montantes, vous devez vous efforcer d'être le meilleur au surf. Vous serez alors profiter de chevaucher les vagues, au lieu d'être noyé par eux. La même stratégie applique à chevaucher les vagues de défis, surtout quand les marées prendre de la hauteur dans l'océan de la vie.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
Le Corbusier was the sort of relentlessly rational intellectual that only France loves wholeheartedly, the logician who flies higher and higher in ever-decreasing circles until, with one last, utterly inevitable induction, he disappears up his own fundamental aperture and emerges in the fourth dimension as a needle-thin umber bird.
– Thomas WolfeRate it:

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