My own convictions as to negro slavery are strong. It has its evils and abuses...We recognize the negro as God and God's Book and God's Laws, in nature, tell us to recognize him - our inferior, fitted expressly for servitude...You cannot transform the negro into anything one-tenth as useful or as good as what slavery enables them to be.— Jefferson Davis
Empowering Law Books quotations
There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.
Ranganathan's 5 Laws: Books are for use.
Books are for all. Every book its reader, or every reader his book. Save the time of the reader. A library is a growing organism.
A modern librarian, who has faith in the law that 'BOOKS ARE FOR USE,' is happy only when his readers make his shelves constantly empty. It is not the books that go out that worry him. It is the stay-at-home volumes that perplex and depress him.
There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realize there is so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on.
Not all Masons are obligated on the Christian Bible.
Masonry is universal and men of every creed are eligible for membership so long as they accept the Fatherhood of God and the Brotherhood of Man. Therefore, the candidate should be obligated on the Book of the Sacred Law which he accepts as such since his obligation is a solemn and binding one.
Every religion oppresses women. I talk about the Koran because I know this book best. It allows for torture and other mistreatment, especially for women. And I despise the Sharia laws. They cannot be changed. They must be thrown out, abolished.
With our thoughts we make the world.
Each time you read a book, a tree smiles knowing there's life after death.
What this power is, I cannot say... All I know is that it exists.
My brother-in-law wrote an unusual murder story. The victim got killed by a man from another book.
We have talked long enough in this country about equal rights.
It is time now to write the next chapter - and to write it in the books of law.
You dont have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.
The mission of the Gestapo expanded steadily as from 1933 onward, "political criminality" was given a much broader definition than ever before and more forms of dissent and criticism were gradually criminalized. The result was that more "laws" or law-like measures were put on the books than ever.
It is written in the Jewish law book, the Talmud, that only the Jew is human, that Gentiles are only animals.
I gave my decisions on the principles of common justice and honesty between man and man, and relied on natural born sense, and not on law, learning to guide me; for I had never read a page in a law book in all my life.
The book to read is not the one that thinks for you but the one which makes you think.
A divorce lawyer is a chameleon with a law book.
Laws that forbid the carrying of arms disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes.
The law of attraction will certainly and unerringly bring to you the conditions, environment and experiences in life, corresponding with your habitual, characteristic, predominant mental attitude. Not what you think about once in a while when you are in church, or have just read a good book, BUT your predominant mental attitude is what counts.
A book is a dream that you hold in your hand.
There are plenty of laws to protect guys' money even in war time but there's nothing on the books says a man's life's his own.
What irritates me is the bland way people go around saying, 'Oh, our attitude has changed. We don't dislike these people any more.' But by the strangest coincidence, they haven't taken away the injustice; the laws are still on the books.
The high rate of unemployment among teenagers, and especially black teenagers, is both a scandal and a serious source of social unrest. Yet it is largely a result of minimum wage laws. We regard the minimum wage law as one of the most, if not the most, anti-black laws on the statute books.
WIth freedom, books, flowers, and the moon, who could not be happy.
There is no book that has had as much opposition as the Bible.
Men have laughed at it, they have scorned it, they have ridiculed it, they have made laws against it.
I teach something called The Law of Probabilities, which says the more things you try, the more likely one of them will work. The more books you read, the more likely one of them will have an answer to a question that could solve the major problems of your life.. make you wealthier, solve a health problem, whatever it might be.
In the final analysis, true justice is not a matter of courts and law books, but of a commitment in each of us to liberty and mutual respect.
I went away in my head, into a book.
I told myself, "Lincoln, you can never make a lawyer if you do not understand what demonstrate means." So I left my situation in Springfield, went home to my father's house, and stayed there till I could give any proposition in the six books of Euclid at sight. I then found out what "demonstrate" means, and went back to my law studies.
Luck usually visits me at 2 am on a cold morning when, red-eyed and bone-weary, I am pouring over law books preparing a case. It never visits me when I am at the cinema, on a golf course or reclining in an easy chair.
You create your own universe as you go along.
Learn how to see. Realize that everything connects to everything else!
The Twist was a guided missile, launched from the ghetto into the very heart of suburbia. The Twist succeeded, as politics, religion, and law could never do, in writing in the heart and soul what the Supreme Court could only write on the books.
Your word determines your day, who you are, where you are and where you are bound. You are headed somewhere and God in you wants to stand up. Here's another thought: The key to manifestation is focussing your attention powerfully and persistently on what you desire. All of this is out of my new book: The Laws of Thinking.
My role was to bring about fairness in the workplace.
All I did was implement the laws that were currently on the books.
There comes a time when you have to choose between turning the page and closing the book.
Getting kicked out of the American Bar Association is like getting kicked out of the Book-of-the-Month Club.
There are no witches. The witch text remains; only the practice has changed. Hell fire is gone, but the text remains. Infant damnation is gone, but the text remains. More than two hundred death penalties are gone from the law books, but the texts that authorized them remain.
The principles of all genuine liberty, and of wise laws and administrations are to be drawn from the Bible and sustained by its authority. The man therefore who weakens or destroys the divine authority of that book may be assessory to all the public disorders which society is doomed to suffer.
A room without books is like a body without a soul.
As a strong supporter of our 2nd Amendment rights, I believe tougher enforcement of our nation's existing gun laws must be done before any more laws are enacted and put on the books.
Suppose a nation in some distant region should take the Bible for their only law book, and every member should regulate his conduct by the precepts there exhibited. What a Utopia! What a paradise this region would be.
Now everything that you do is written in red or black in Angel Gabriel's book.
Not for everyone is this record kept, but only for those who have taken a position of responsibility. There is a Law of Sins, and if you do not fulfil all your obligations, you will pay.
Surely the immutable laws of the universe can teach more impressive and exalted lessons than the holy books of all the religions on earth.
A book is a part of life, a manifestation of life, just as much as a tree or a horse or a star. It obeys its own rhythms, its own laws, whether it be a novel, a play, or a diary. The deep, hidden rhythm of life is always there -- that of the pulse, the heart beat.