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Power always thinks that it is doing God's service when it is violating all his laws.

John Adams

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A government of laws, and not of men.

John Adams

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

William E. Gladstone

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To retain respect for sausages and laws, one must not watch them in the making.

Otto von Bismarck

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Whereas nationalism still seeks power, honour, and glory through means that endanger other countries, patriotism knows that a country's strength and honour can only be permanently safeguarded through concourse with other countries. And whereas nationalism scoffs at the idea of international laws and regulations, patriotism seeks to create such.

Ellen Key

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Laws made by common consent must not be trampled on by individuals.

George Washington

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Changing laws and changing the political dialogue, while necessary, is insufficient to ensure that bullying stops; to ensure that every young person is supported by their parents and their teachers as they question who they are and they discover who they are regardless of the sexuality.

Chelsea Clinton

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Do countries with strong gun control laws have lower murder rates? Only if you cherry-pick the data.

Thomas Sowell

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Nature and nature's laws lay hid in the night. God said, Let Newton be! and all was light!

Alexander Pope

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Laws are like sausages, it is better not to see them being made.

Otto von Bismarck

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Laws — quotes and aphorisms

If you violate Nature's laws you are your own prosecuting attorney, judge, jury, and hangman.

Luther Burbank

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I don't follow any system. All the laws you can lay down are only so many props to be cast aside when the hour of creation arrives.

Raoul Dufy

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Men speak of natural rights, but I challenge any one to show where in nature any rights existed or were recognized until there was established for their declaration and protection a duly promulgated body of corresponding laws.

Calvin Coolidge

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If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.

Swami Sivananda

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It sometimes seems easier to trace the great general laws of God's government in the passage of events far from us than in those close around us. We see the shape of those far-off constellations, but we cannot group or set in order that to which our own sun belongs.

Edward Everett Hale

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Time begins the healing process of wounds cut deeply by oppression. We soothe ourselves with the salve of attempted indifference, accepting the false pattern set up by the horrible restriction of Jim Crow laws.

Rosa Parks

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If we weren't born with anti-social passions — narcissism, envy, lust, meanness, greed, hunger for power, just to name the more obvious — why the need for so many laws, whether religious or secular, that govern behavior?

Dennis Prager

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There never will be complete equality until women themselves help to make laws and elect lawmakers.

Susan B. Anthony

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The object of pure physics is the unfolding of the laws of the intelligible world; the object of pure mathematics that of unfolding the laws of human intelligence.

James Joseph Sylvester

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Civilization is the progress toward a society of privacy. The savage's whole existence is public, ruled by the laws of his tribe. Civilization is the process of setting man free from men.

Ayn Rand

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