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Law is king of all. ...
by Henry Alford

Law is king of all.
- Henry Alford

I know not if the dark or bright shall be by lot;
if that wherein my hopes delight be best or not.
- Henry Alford

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

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

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

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.

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


 

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

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

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

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

The trouble with law is lawyers.
- Clarence Darrow

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

To hear some men talk of the government,
you would suppose that Congress was the law of gravitation,
and kept the planets in their places.
- Wendell Phillips

The law has no power over heroes.
- Charlotte Lennox

It is impossible to tell where the law stops and justice begins.
- Bugs Baer

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

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

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

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

Music is a moral law.
It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind,
flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.
- Plato

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Just got back from a pleasure trip: I took my mother-in-law to the airport.
- Henny Youngman

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

One of the things I was taught in law school is that
I'd never be able to think the same again -
that being a lawyer is something that's part of who
I am as an individual now.
- Anita Hill

In law, nothing is certain but the expense.
- Samuel Butler

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

My father-in-law gets up at 5 o'clock in the morning
and watches the Discovery Channel.
I don't know why there's this big rush to do this.
- Jeff Foxworthy

Environmental concern is now firmly embedded in public life:
in education,
medicine and law; in journalism, literature and art.
- Barry Commoner

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

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

Our government...
teaches the whole people by its example.
If the government becomes the lawbreaker,
it breeds contempt for law; it invites every man to
become a law unto himself;
it invites anarchy.
- Louis D. Brandeis

There is an orderliness in the universe,
there is an unalterable law governing everything
and every being that exists or lives.
It is no blind law; for no blind law can govern
the conduct of living beings.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If a child lives with criticism,
he learns to condemn.
...
If a child lives with fear,
he learns to be apprehensive.
...
If a child lives with encouragement,
he learns to be confident.
...
If a child lives with acceptance,
he learns to love.
- Dorothy Law Nolte

That's the key: get the constitution in place.
Get rule of law in place, capital will come,
electricity will follow.
- Steve King

It is a truism that almost any sect,
cult,
or religion will legislate its creed into law if it
acquires the political power to do so.
- Robert A. Heinlein

A resilient people cherishing liberty and equality
and the rule of law will endure.
- Nick Rahall

A divorce lawyer is a chameleon with a law book.
- Marvin Mitchelson

Law is a bottomless pit.
- John Arbuthnot

Neither the University of Michigan nor its law school uses a quota system.
- Adam Schiff

If we in fact were to begin enforcing the law against
people who are hiring people who are here illegally,
we would go a long way towards eliminating the problem.
- Tom Tancredo

I don't want to pass a punitive law,
or use politics as a vendetta.
- Romano Prodi

The Law of God reaches into every area of life,
and it brings about incredible blessing and incredible freedom.
- Randall Terry

I wonder much that a court of Law should be in doubt
whether a Resolution of Congress can superceed the
Law of a Sovereign State.
- William Whipple

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 jury has the right to determine both the law and the facts.
- Samuel Chase

I left 'Law and Order' because I really honestly did
want to do movies and did want to be a movie star since I was a little girl.
- Angie Harmon

Society is well governed when its people obey the magistrates,
and the magistrates obey the law.
- Solon

I finished law school in '56, but I was working two jobs.
- David Dinkins

I have no difficulty with the recognition of civil
unions for non-traditional relationships but I believe
in law we should protect the traditional definition of marriage.
- Stephen Harper

May you live your life as if the maxim of your actions
were to become universal law.
- Immanuel Kant

But we had - I think if you look at law enforcement 10 years ago,
if you look at the challenges, the FBI was focused
excessively on what was happening in the United States.
- Robert Mueller

The due process of law as we use it,
I believe,
rests squarely on the liberal idea of conflict and resolution.
- June L. Trapp

It lies in the hearts of men and women;
when it dies there,
no constitution, no law, no court can save it.
While it lies there, it needs no constitution,
no law, no court to save it.
- Learned Hand

To solve the problem of organizing world peace we must
establish world law and order.
- Arthur Henderson

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

The decision violates both the letter and spirit of the law.
- Philip E. Berger

No amount of law enforcement can solve a problem that goes back to the family.
- J. Edgar Hoover

As a former cop, I respect and appreciate those who've
dedicated their lives to serving others as well as
those who appreciate the rule of law and honor it.
- Dave Reichert

This is a case if the President is permitted to be above the law,
then we no longer have a republic.
- James Bovard

Lincoln's removal from New Salem to Springfield and
his entrance into a law partnership with Major John
T. Stuart begin a distinctively new period in his career.
- John George Nicolay

Not a season passes without new disclosures showing
Nixon's numerous attempts at criminal use of his presidential
powers and in fact the scorn he held for the rule of law.
- Bob Woodward

You can't expect law enforcement to provide the solution to the drug problem.
- Bill McCollum


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