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  1. Picture quote by Augusten Burroughs about intention

    I myself am made entirely of flaws, stitched together with good intentions. ⏤ Augusten Burroughs

  2. Picture quote about inner

    Learn how to see. Realize that everything connects to everything else!

  3. Picture quote by Ronald Reagan about freedom

    Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under god is acknowledged. ⏤ Ronald Reagan

  4. Picture quote by Chinese Proverbs about control

    Laws control a lesser person, right conduct controls a greater one. ⏤ Chinese Proverbs

  5. Picture quote about change

    Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past are certain to miss the future.

  6. Picture quote by John Green about person

    I don't know a perfect person. I only know flawed people who are still worth loving. ⏤ John Green

  7. Picture quote about self

    I myself am entirely made of flaws, stitched together with good intentions

  8. Picture quote by Denis Diderot about nature

    There is no civil nor religios law, that has broken, nor can break the bond of fraternity which nature has established between men. ⏤ Denis Diderot

  9. Picture quote by Nelson Mandela about live

    When a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw. ⏤ Nelson Mandela

  10. Picture quote by Earl Warren about life

    In civilized life, law floats in a sea of ethics. ⏤ Earl Warren

  11. Picture quote by Frank Zappa about laws

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

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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. Improve the World Through Music.


When a man is denied to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.

Nelson Mandela

Law grinds the poor, and rich men rule the law.

Oliver Goldsmith

We apply law to facts. We don't apply feelings to facts.

Sonia Sotomayor

Where the law is uncertain there is no law.


The jury consist of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.

Robert Frost

There can be no liberty without the law.

Cecil B. DeMille

The more corrupt the state, the more laws.


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

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

Henry David Thoreau

I want to live perfectly above the law, and make it my servant instead of my master.

Brigham Young

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

John Lennon

Fish die when they are out of water, and people die without law and order.

The Talmud

If you must break the law, do it to seize power: in all other cases observe it.

Julius Caesar

There's only one law you gotta follow to keep outta trouble. Do it first, do it yourself, and keep on doin' it.

Ben Hecht

The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly, is to fill the world with fools.

Herbert Spencer

We are all full of weakness and errors; let us mutually pardon each other our follies it is the first law of nature.


When men are pure, laws are useless; when men are corrupt, laws are broken.

Benjamin Disraeli

This is a court of law young man, not a court of justice.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

I have gained this from philosophy: that I do without being commanded what others do only from fear of the law.


Law, without force, is impotent.

Blaise Pascal

In a state where corruption abounds, laws must be very numerous.


It is the trade of lawyers to question everything, yield nothing, and talk by the hour.

Thomas Jefferson

Somebody figured it out -- we have 35 million laws trying to enforce Ten Commandments.

Earl Wilson

Good men must not obey the laws too well.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Rights are not a matter of numbers - and there can be no such thing, in law or in morality, as actions forbidden to an individual, but permitted to a mob.

Ayn Rand

The Law of Raspberry Jam: the wider any culture is spread, the thinner it gets.

Alvin Toffler

Good laws make it easier to do right and harder to do wrong.

William Ewart Gladstone

A lawyer with his briefcase can steal more than a hundred men with guns.

Mario Puzo

The world presents enough problems if you believe it to be a world of law and order; do not add to them by believing it to be a world of miracles.

Louis D. Brandeis

Buddhism has in it no idea of there being a moral law laid down by somekind of cosmic lawgiver.

Alan Watts

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

John F. Kennedy

Useless laws weaken the necessary laws.


I sometimes wish that people would put a little more emphasis on the observance of the law than they do upon its enforcement.

Calvin Coolidge

The more laws the less justice.


Laws and institutions, like clocks, must occasionally be cleaned, wound up, and set to true time.

Henry Ward Beecher

Hitler's dictatorship rested on the constitutional foundation of a single law, the Enabling Law.

Alan Bullock

The minute you read something that you can't understand, you can almost be sure that it was drawn up by a lawyer.

Will Rogers

I haven't committed a crime. What I did was fail to comply with the law.

David Dinkins

Fools and obstinate men make lawyers rich.


There is one evident, indubitable manifestation of the Divinity, and that is the laws of right which are made known to the world through Revelation.

Leo Tolstoy

Some laws of state aimed at curbing crime are even more criminal.

Friedrich Engels

Are you planning to follow a career in Magical Law, Miss Granger?” asked Scrimgeour. “No, I’m not,” retorted Hermione. “I’m hoping to do some good in the world!

J. K. Rowling

A jury too often has at least one member more ready to hang the panel than to hang the traitor.

Abraham Lincoln

No law or ordinance is mightier than understanding.


Lawyers know life practically. A bookish man should always have them to converse with.

Samuel Johnson

In civilized life, law floats in a sea of ethics.

Earl Warren

Sexual harassment law is very important. But I think it would be a mistake if the sexual harassment law movement is the only way in which feminism is known in the media.

Judith Butler

I submit that an individual who breaks the law that conscience tells him is unjust and willingly accepts the penalty by staying in jail to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the very highest respect for law.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

I was never ruined but twice; once when I lost a lawsuit and once when I won one.


In cross examination, as in fishing, nothing is more ungainly than a fisherman pulled into the water by his catch.

Louis Nizer

We have one authority and one law and everyone has the responsibility to follow that law and that authority.

Mahmoud Abbas

The judge is found guilty when a criminal is acquitted.

Publilius Syrus

To make laws that man cannot, and will not obey, serves to bring all law into contempt.

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

The law of sacrifice is uniform throughout the world. To be effective it demands the sacrifice of the bravest and the most spotless.

Mahatma Gandhi

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

A lawn is nature under totalitarian rule.

Michael Pollan

The decisions of law courts should never be printed: in the long run, they form a counter authority to the law.

Denis Diderot

If the laws could speak for themselves, they would complain of the lawyers.

Edward F. Halifax

Gentlemen, I find the law very explicit on murdering your fellow man, but there's nothing here about killing a Chinaman. Case dismissed.

Roy Bean

If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.

Charles Dickens

Treat all men alike. Give them the same law. Give them an even chance to live and grow.

Chief Joseph

Lawyers spend a great deal of their time shoveling smoke.

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

In law, nothing is certain but the expense.

Samuel Butler

An unjust law is itself a species of violence. Arrest for its breach is more so.

Mahatma Gandhi

The law helps those who watch, not those who sleep.


Petty laws breed great crimes.


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

Laws are spider webs through which the big flies pass and the little ones get caught.

Honore de Balzac

The greatest block today in the way of woman's emancipation is the church, the canon law, the Bible and the priesthood.

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Written laws are like spider's webs; they will catch, it is true, the weak and the poor, but would be torn in pieces by the rich and powerful.


A judge can't have any preferred outcome in any particular case. The judge's only obligation - and it's a solemn obligation - is to the rule of law.

Samuel Alito

To succeed in the other trades, capacity must be shown; in the law, concealment of it will do.

Mark Twain

According to the law of nature it is only fair that no one should become richer through damages and injuries suffered by another.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Curse on all laws, but those that love has made.

Alexander Pope

It is difficult to make our material condition better by the best law, but it is easy enough to ruin it by bad laws.

Theodore Roosevelt

He is no lawyer who cannot take two sides.

Charles Lamb

When I got to college, acting suddenly seemed like a very risky proposition and all my friends were going to law school or med school or Wall Street.

Wentworth Miller

Lawyers and woodpeckers have long bills.


Where the law ends tyranny begins.

Henry Fielding

All that makes existence valuable to any one depends on the enforcement of restraints upon the actions of other people.

John Stuart Mill

What I perceive, is above all justice, where everyone has the same law.

Imran Khan

It's about time law enforcement got as organized as organized crime.

Rudy Giuliani

A good lawyer is a bad neighbor.


The law is reason, free from passion.


In law a man is guilty when he violates the rights of others. In ethics he is guilty if he only thinks of doing so.

Immanuel Kant

The trouble with law is lawyers.

Clarence Darrow

We are always saying: Let the Law take its Course but what we really mean is: Let the Law take OUR Course.

Will Rogers

When law and duty are one, united by religion, you never become fully conscious, fully aware of yourself. You are always a little less than an individual.

Frank Herbert

And of course we are familiar with the English common law rule of thumb that said a man could in fact use a stick no bigger than his thumb to discipline his wife and family.

Patricia Ireland

If we desire respect for the law, we must first make the law respectable.

Louis D. Brandeis

You have this mounting aggressive ignorance with the rabbit's foot of their particular religion. You don't really have any kind of spiritual law, just a kind of a rabid mental illness. The songs are a little slice of life.

Joni Mitchell

In a thousand pounds of law there is not an ounce of love.

John Ray

It is an immutable law in business that words are words, explanations are explanations, promises are promises-but only performance is reality.

Harold S. Geneen

The law is an adroit mixture of customs that are beneficial to society, and could be followed even if no law existed, and others that are of advantage to a ruling minority, but harmful to the masses of men, and can be enforced on them only by terror.

Peter Kropotkin

There are certain promises you make that are more sacred than anything that happens in a court of law, I don't care how many Bibles you put your hand on.

Paul Castellano

I feel like a fugitive from the law of averages.

Bill Mauldin

I think that one of the most fundamental responsibilities is to give testimony in a court of law, to give it honestly and willingly.

Adlai E. Stevenson

One to destroy, is murder by the law; and gibbets keep the lifted hand in awe; to murder thousands, takes a specious name, 'War's glorious art', and gives immortal fame.

Edward Young

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.

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