There is a higher law than the law of government. That's the law of conscience.— Stokely Carmichael
Helpful Higher Law quotations
There is no higher truth, no greater knowledge, than never doubting who you are.
Press forward at all times, climbing forward toward that higher ground of the harmonious society that shapes the laws of man to the laws of God.
Stop trying, stop struggling; begin to be calm, to trust in the higher laws of life, even though you do not see them; they are still there.
Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher.
In 1933, the Nazis came to power and the more systematic persecution of the Jews followed quickly. Laws were enacted which excluded Jewish children from higher education in public schools.
Even a wizard would have a great deal of difficulty repealing the economic law that higher minimum wages reduce employment. Since politicians are not wizards, they should not try.
Who would give a law to lovers? Love is unto itself a higher law.
Dream higher than the sky and deeper than the ocean.
There can be no higher law in journalism than to tell the truth and to shame the devil.
To be risen with Christ means not only that one has a choice and that one may live by a higher law - the law of grace and love - but that one must do so. The first obligation of the Christian is to maintain their freedom from all superstitions, all blind taboos and religious formalities, indeed from all empty forms of legalism.
I wanted to be a prosecutor - a criminal lawyer - because there's nowhere where the stakes are higher, where you can wake up every day and believe in what you're doing.
Learn how to see. Realize that everything connects to everything else!
My fellow Americans, our long national nightmare is over.
Our Constitution works; our great Republic is a government of laws and not of men. Here the people rule. But there is a higher Power, by whatever name we honor Him, who ordains not only righteousness but love, not only justice but mercy.
There is a higher law affecting our relation to pines as well as to men.
A pine cut down, a dead pine, is no more a pine than a dead human carcass is a man.
What separates us from the animals, what separates us from the chaos, is our ability to mourn people we’ve never met.
You can never rise higher than your expectations of yourself. Expect the best!
Under the sublime law of progress, the present outgrows the past.
The great heart of humanity is heaving with the hopes of a brighter day. All the higher instincts of our nature prophesy its approach; and the best intellects of the race are struggling to turn that prophecy into fulfilment.
Study men following the law of their higher nature, the law of love, so that when you grow to manhood, you will have improved your heritage.
There is a higher law than the Constitution.
Laws control a lesser person, right conduct controls a greater one.
The sea has been called deceitful and treacherous, but there lies in this trait only the character of a great natural power, which, to speak according to our own feelings, renews its strength, and, without reference to joy or sorrow, follows eternal laws which are imposed by a higher Power.
Humility is the mother of all virtues: the humble in spirit progress and are blessed because they willingly submit to higher powers and try to live in harmony with natural laws and universal principles. Courage is the father of all virtues; we need great courage to lead our lives by correct principles and to have integrity in the moment of choice.
There is a higher law than the Constitution.
Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under god is acknowledged.
It's really important that you feel good.
Because this feeling good is what goes out as a signal into the universe and starts to attract more of itself to you. So the more you can feel good, the more you will attract the things that help you feel good and that will keep bringing you up higher and higher.
If any man is rich and powerful he comes under the law of God by which the higher branches must take the burnings of the sun, and shade those that are lower; by which the tall trees must protect the weak plants beneath them.
Nonviolence is the law of our species as violence is the law of the brute.
The spirit lies dormant in the brute, and he knows no law but that of physical might. The dignity of man requires obedience to a higher laws - to the strength of the spirit.
The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently.
But there is a higher law than the Constitution, which regulates our authority over the domain, and devotes it to the same noble purposes.
I have found that life persists in the midst of destruction and, therefore, there must be a higher law than that of destruction. Only under that law would a well-ordered society be intelligible and life worth living.
You know when you have found your prince because you not only have a smile on your face but in your heart as well. Love puts the fun in together, the sad in apart, and the joy in a heart. Who would give a law to lovers? Love is unto itself a higher law.
It is now highly feasible to take care of everybody on Earth at higher standard of living than any have ever known. It no longer has to be you or me. Selfishness is unnecessary. War is obsolete. It is a matter of converting our high technology from weaponry to livingry.
The more people you contact, the higher your sales will be because of the law of probabilities.
Even though most people who reject Christianity treat it as a refuge for enemies of reason, the truth is that there may be no worldview in the history of the human race that has a higher regard for the laws of logic.
The real tragedy of minimum wage laws is that they are supported by well-meaning groups who want to reduce poverty. But the people who are hurt most by higher minimums are the most poverty stricken.
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past are certain to miss the future.
America's highest economic need is higher ethical standards -- enforced by strict laws and upheld by responsible business leaders.
But the creative person is subject to a different, higher law than mere national law. Whoever has to create a work, whoever has tobring about a discovery or deed which will further the cause of all of humanity, no longer has his home in his native land but rather in his work.
When someone refuses to listen to you or others, there is one source or entity that he will listen to: Call it God, the universe, a higher power, karmic law, whatever. At any rate, if he feels that the universe is trying to tell him something, then he may listen. He won't listen to you or anyone else, but the universe, that's a different story.
The key to growth is the introduction of higher dimensions of consciousness into our awareness .
What is wanted is men of principle, who recognize a higher law than the decision of the majority. The marines and the militia whose bodies were used lately were not men of sense nor of principle; in a high moral sense they were not men at all.
There is a higher more powerful part of you.
Your higher self will come through your intuition, coincidences and synchronicity of all kinds.
Truth-telling to Congress and the public is not disloyal in America: it is an expression of the higher loyalty officials owe to the Constitution, the rule of law, and the sovereign public. It is a courageous, patriotic, and effective way to serve our country. The time to speak out is now.
[The aim of science is] to explain what so far has taken to be an explicans, such as a law of nature. The task of empirical science constantly renews itself. We may go on forever, proceeding to explanations of a higher and higher universality.
The law of work does seem utterly unfair-but there it is, and nothing can change it: the higher the pay in enjoyment the worker gets out of it, the higher shall be his pay in cash, too.