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Motivational Lawful Quotes

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Always it gave me a pang that my children had no lawful claim to a name.
- Harriet Ann Jacobs

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This is God's world, not Satan's.
Christians are the lawful heirs, not non-Christians.
- Gary North

It is now quite lawful for a Catholic woman to avoid
pregnancy by a resort to mathematics,
though she is still forbidden to resort to physics or chemistry.
- H. L. Mencken

Honesty is the rarest wealth anyone can possess,
and yet all the honesty in the world ain't lawful tender for a loaf of bread.
- Josh Billings


 

Rarely promise, but, if lawful, constantly perform.
- William Penn

Obedience to lawful authority is the foundation of manly character.
- Robert E. Lee

Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress;
when I get tired of one,
I spend the night with the other.
- Anton Chekhov


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It is obvious that taking the country from a state
of war to being a lawful state won't be easy.
- Ahmed Ben Bella

The Audio Home Recording Act directly says that noncommercial
copying by consumers is lawful.
- David Boies

Ours is an open and accepting society,
and has historically provided an avenue for lawful
immigration to all those willing to accept the responsibilities of citizenship.
- Spencer Bachus

There is hardly anything in the world that some man
cannot make a little worse and sell a little cheaper,
and the people who consider price only are this man's lawful prey.
- John Ruskin

Men of authority have employed all the destructive
agents around them to promote their own personal interests
at the sacrifice of every just,
honorable, and lawful consideration.
- John White Geary

I defend peoples' right to do that in a lawful manner,
but I have not undertaken that practice myself.
- Rick Boucher

Seek not the favor of the multitude;
it is seldom got by honest and lawful means.
But seek the testimony of few; and number not voices,
but weigh them.
- Immanuel Kant

All ambitions are lawful except those that climb upward
on the miseries or credulities of mankind.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Forbidden pleasures alone are loved immoderately;
when lawful,
they do not excite desire.
- Marcus Fabius Quintilian

Love feels no burden, thinks nothing of trouble,
attempts what is above its strength,
pleads no excuse of impossibility; for it thinks all
things lawful for itself,
and all things possible.
- Thomas Kempis

In addition, the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms
Act provides protection for those in the firearms industry
from lawsuits arising out of the criminal or unlawful
acts of people who misuse their products.
- Bob Ney

It were a real increase of human happiness,
could all young men from the age of nineteen be covered under barrels,
or rendered otherwise invisible; and there left to
follow their lawful studies and callings,
till they emerged, sadder and wiser,
at the age of twenty-five.
- Thomas Carlyle

If any come to my house to be instructed in the ways
of God what rule have I to put them away? Do you think
it not lawful for me to teach women and why do you
call me to teach the court?
- Anne Hutchinson

The more laws and order are made prominent,
the more thieves and robbers there will be.
- Lao Tzu

No written law has ever been more binding
than unwritten custom supported by popular opinion.
- Carrie Chapman Catt

That old law about "an eye for an eye" leaves everybody blind.
The time is always right to do the right thing.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

It is not desirable to cultivate
a respect for the law,
so much as for the right.
- Henry David Thoreau

The law of sacrifice is uniform throughout the world.
To be effective it demands the sacrifice
of the bravest and the most spotless.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

In matters of conscience,
the law of the majority has no place.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Change is the law of life.
And those who look only to the past or the present
are certain to miss the future.
- John F. Kennedy

It is the first law of friendship
that it has to be cultivated.
The second is to be indulgent
when the first law is neglected.
- Voltaire

For time and the world do not stand still.
Change is the law of life.
And those who look only to the past or the present
are certain to miss the future.
- John F. Kennedy

It appears to be a law that you cannot have
a deep sympathy with both man and nature.
- Henry David Thoreau

Taste cannot be controlled by law.
- Thomas Jefferson

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.
- Henry David Thoreau

The clearest way to show what the rule of law
means to us in everyday life
is to recall what has happened when there is no rule of law.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Almost any sect, cult, or religion will
legislate its creed into law
if it acquires the political power.
- Robert A. Heinlein

Justice that love gives is a surrender,
justice that law gives is a punishment.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Hatred does not cease through hatred at any time.
Hatred ceases through love.
This is an unalterable law.
- The Buddha

The only way to store information is by agreement.
The belief system is like a Book of Law that rules our mind.
Our biggest fear is taking the risk to be alive.
Humans punish themselves endlessly
for not being what they believe they should be.
We have the need to be accepted and to be loved by others,
but we cannot accept and love ourselves.
- don Miguel Ruiz

It may be true that the law cannot make a man love me,
but it can keep him from lynching me,
and I think that's pretty important.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Law of Contrariness:
Our chief want in life is somebody
who shall make us do what we can.
Having found them, we shall then hate them for it.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

An unjust law is itself a species of violence.
Arrest for its breach is more so.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Possession isn't nine-tenths of the law.
It's nine-tenths of the problem.
- John Lennon

We prefer world law in the age of self-determination
to world war in the age of mass extermination.
- John F. Kennedy

Conscience is a mother-in-law whose visit never ends.
- H. L. Mencken

True justice is not a matter of courts and law books,
but of a commitment in each of us to liberty and mutual respect.
- Jimmy Carter

If you have ten thousand regulations
you destroy all respect for the law.
- Winston Churchill

I want to be the white man's brother, not his brother-in-law.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Nothing is more destructive of respect
for the government and the law of the land
than passing laws which cannot be enforced.
- Albert Einstein

It is more dangerous that even
a guilty person should be punished
without the forms of law
than that he should escape.
- Thomas Jefferson

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

The law will never make a man free;
it is men who have got to make the law free.
- Henry David Thoreau

Who would give a law to lovers? Love is unto itself a higher law.
- Boethius

Have a talk with your mind
(it really is something separate from yourself).
Lay down the law.
"My life begins TODAY.
I am like a newborn.
I have what I have today;
I have my fingers, my toes,
some people in my life,
some material and financial state.
Yesterday is only a dream -
perhaps a nightmare,
perhaps a cherished memory,
but only a dream - nothing more.
I will make all decisions and actions based solely
on what I have today as a starting point."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The law has no power over heroes.
- Charlotte Lennox

Lawyers are the only persons in whom ignorance of the law is not punished.
- Jeremy Bentham

If you do something once,
people will call it an accident.
If you do it twice, t
hey call it a coincidence.
But do it a third time, and
you've just proven a natural law.
- Grace Hopper

Clarke's Third Law:
Any sufficiently advanced technology
is indistinguishable from magic.
- Arthur C. Clarke

Congress will pass a law restricting public comment
on the Internet to individuals who have spent a minimum
of one hour actually accomplishing a specific task while on line.
- Andy Grove

Constant development is the law of life,
and a man who always tries to maintain his dogmas
in order to appear consistent
drives himself into a false position.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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

Ignorance of the law excuses no man from practicing it.
- Addison Mizner

Law and order exist for the purpose of establishing justice
and when they fail in this purpose
they become the dangerously structured dams
that block the flow of social progress.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Humor is always based on a modicum of truth.
Have you ever heard a joke about a father-in-law?
- Dick Clark

To believe in a just law of cause and effect,
carrying with it a punishment or a reward,
is to believe in righteousness.
- Ernest Holmes

To force a lawyer on a defendant can only lead him
to believe that the law contrives against him.
- Potter Stewart

An individual who breaks a law that
conscience tells him is unjust,
and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment
in order to arouse the conscience
of the community over its injustice,
is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Some men are alive simply because it is against the law to kill them.
- Edward W. Howe

Rightful liberty is unobstructed action according to our will
within limits drawn around us by the equal rights of others.
I do not add "within the limits of the law"
because law is often but the tyrant's will,
and always so when it violates the rights of the individual.
- Thomas Jefferson

The law has no compassion.
And justice is administered without compassion.
- Christopher Darden

All, too, will bear in mind this sacred principle,
that though the will of the majority is in all cases to prevail,
that will to be rightful must be reasonable;
that the minority possess their equal rights,
which equal law must protect, and to violate would be oppression.
- Thomas Jefferson

If we desire respect for the law, we must first make the law respectable.
- Louis D. Brandeis

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.
- Andrew Carnegie


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