Found 237 quotes starting with LA: Page #9


Law does not put the least restraint Upon our freedom, but maintain?st; Or, if it does, ?tis for our good, To give us freer latitude: For wholesome laws preserve us free, By stinting of our liberty.
– ButlerRate it:
Law has no skin, reason has no nostrils.
– Dr. Jose P. RizalRate it:
Law is mind without reason.
– AristotleRate it:
Law is nothing unless close behind it stands a warm, living public opinion.
– Wendell PhillipsRate it:
Law is order in liberty, and without order liberty is social chaos.
– Archbishop IrelandRate it:
Law is order, and good law is good order.
– AristotleRate it:
Law is the embodiment of the moral sentiment of the people.
– William BlackstoneRate it:
Law logic -- an artificial system of reasoning, exclusively used in courts of justice, but good for nothing anywhere else.
– John Quincy AdamsRate it:
Law never made men a whit more just.
– Henry David ThoreauRate it:
Law stands mute in the midst of arms.
– CiceroRate it:
Lawer: one who protects us against robbery by taking away the temptation.
– H. L. MenckenRate it:
Lawers, I suppose, were children once.
– Charles LambRate it:
Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression in order that every man present his views without penalty there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.
– Albert EinsteinRate it:
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 MartineauRate it:
Laws and institutions must go hand in hand with the progress of the human mind.
– Francis BaconRate it:
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 disarming honest citizens proclaim that the government is the master, not the servant, of the people.
– Jeffrey R. SnyderRate 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:

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