quote by Plato

Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.

— Plato

Delicious Bad Laws quotations

If the citizens neglect their duty and place unprincipled men in office, the government will soon be corrupted . . . . If a republican government fails to secure public prosperity and happiness, it must be because the citizens neglect the Divine commands, and elect bad men to make and administer the laws.


Bad laws quote One bad chapter does not mean your story is over.
One bad chapter does not mean your story is over.

This is the first lesson ye should learn: There is so much good in the worst of us, and so much bad in the best of us, it doesn't behoove any of us to speak evil of the rest of us. This is a universal law, and until one begins to make application of same, one may not go very far in spiritual or soul development.

Bad laws quote Persist to overcome. He that can't endure the bad, will not live to see the good
Persist to overcome. He that can't endure the bad, will not live to see the good.

The United States is a nation of laws: badly written and randomly enforced.

I love a good man outside the law, just as much as I hate a bad man inside the law.

There's a natural law of karma that vindictive people, who go out of their way to hurt others, will end up broke and alone.


Bad laws quote If you have a bad thought about yourself, tell it to go to hell because that is
If you have a bad thought about yourself, tell it to go to hell because that is exactly where it came from.

What goes around, comes around.

You couldn't pay me enough to be a law enforcement officer.

Their job is a tough job. You have to solve people's problems, you have to baby-sit people, you have to always be doing this cat-and-mouse game with the bad guys. My respect for them is immense.

Karma, ahhh. We sow what we reap... We reap what we sow! We reap what we sow. The law of cause and effect. And we are all under this law.

Bad laws quote Never regret a day in your life: good days give happiness, bad days give experie
Never regret a day in your life: good days give happiness, bad days give experience, worst days give lessons, and best days give memories.

For the keynote of the law of Karma is equilibrium, and nature is always working to restore that equilibrium whenever through man's acts it is disturbed.

I believe that the laws of karma do not apply to show business, where good things happen to bad people on a fairly regular basis.


With bad laws and good civil servants it's still possible to govern.

But with bad civil servants even the best laws can't help.

Bad laws quote There is a battle of two wolves inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, jealous
There is a battle of two wolves inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, jealousy, greed, resentment, lies, inferiority and ego. The other is good. It is joy, peace, love, hope, humility, kindness, empathy and truth. The wolf that wins? The one you feed.

Prostitution is criminal, and bad things happen because it's run illegally by dirt-bags who are criminals. If it's legal, then the girls could have health checks, unions, benefits, anything any other worker gets, and it would be far better.

What goes around comes back around.

More than Santa Claus, your sister knows when you've been bad and good.

Bad laws quote If you love deeply, you're going to get hurt badly. But it's still worth it.
If you love deeply, you're going to get hurt badly. But it's still worth it.
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Thought = creation. If these thoughts are attached to powerful emotions (good or bad) that speeds the creation


It is not possible to make a bad law. If is is bad, it is not a law.

Nothing travels faster than the speed of light, with the possible exception of bad news, which obeys its own special laws.

Bad laws quote If you want to be good at something, you must first be willing to be bad at it.
If you want to be good at something, you must first be willing to be bad at it.
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Go after the illegal employers. No free stuff. Take the handcuffs off law enforcement. They'll go home! They'll self-deport! The problem today is they break the law. They come across the border. And again, what's coming across that border today are bad guys!

I know no method to secure the repeal of bad or obnoxious laws so effective as their stringent execution.

Karma moves in two directions. If we act virtuously, the seed we plant will result in happiness. If we act non-virtuously, suffering results.


Bad laws quote You will have bad times, but they will always wake you up to the stuff you weren
You will have bad times, but they will always wake you up to the stuff you weren't paying attention to.

Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.

I thought heroin was evil and morally, myself, I thought that pot was okay.

That it wasn't a bad thing and so therefore thought I wasn't doing a bad thing. I knew I was breaking the law but I thought that the law was wrong also. So I morally justified what I was doing.

The evil works from a bad center both ways.

It demoralizes those who practice it and destroys the faith of those who suffer by it in the efficiency of the law as a safe protector

Bad laws quote You have to fight through the bad days in order to earn the best days.
You have to fight through the bad days in order to earn the best days.

You know, in the oath that brand-new citizens take, it contains six different references to 'the law.' If it's good enough for us to ask brand-new citizens to affirm their devotion to the law, is it too much to ask that the president do the same?

Let justice be done though the heavens should fall.


Oh judge! Your damn laws! The good people don't need them, and the bad people don't obey them.

Bad laws quote Don't let a bad day make you feel like you have a bad life.
Don't let a bad day make you feel like you have a bad life.

No one ever heard of the truth being enforced by law.

When the secular is called in to sustain an idea, whether new or old, it is always a bad idea, and not infrequently it is downright idiotic.

We don't need to complicate all the "reasons" behind our emotions.

It's much simpler than that. Two categories .. good feelings, bad feelings.

What goes around comes back around again.

Bad laws quote Discipline your mind to see the good in every situation and look on the best sid
Discipline your mind to see the good in every situation and look on the best side of every event.

I had been a girl of whom certain things were expected, none of them too bad: a career as a nurse, for example; a sense of duty to my parents; obedience to the law and worship of convention. But in one year of being away from home, that girl had gone out of existence.


Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.

Bad facts make bad law, and people who write bad laws are in my opinion more dangerous than songwriters who celebrate sexuality.

We make a big mistake when we conclude that the law is the answer to bad behavior. In fact, the law alone stirs up more of such behavior. People get worse, not better, when you lay down the law. To be sure, the Spirit does use both God's law and God's gospel in our sanctification. But the law and the gospel do very different things.

One of the things that has happened is that our drug laws have been institutionalized now. If you want to say that somebody's a bad person in a movie or in a television show or something about that, you say they sell drugs or they use drugs.