• “The shallow consider liberty a release from all law, from every constraint. The wise man sees in it, on the contrary, the potent law of laws”

    Walt Whitman

  • “And while the law of competition may be sometimes hard for the individual, it is best for the race, because it ensures the survival of the fittest in every department”

    Andrew Carnegie

  • “Shame may restrain what law does not prohibit”

    Lucius Annaeus Seneca

  • “Our government… teaches the whole people by its example. If the government becomes the lawbreaker, it breeds contempt for law; it invites every man to become a law unto himself; it invites anarchy”

    Louis D. Brandeis

  • “There are not enough jails, not enough police, not enough courts to enforce a law not supported by the people”

    Hubert H. Humphrey

  • “Whenever men take the law into their own hands, the loser is the law. And when the law loses, freedom languishes”

    Robert Kennedy

  • “The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread”

    Anatole France

  • “Rights are not a matter of number – and there can be no such thing, in law or in morality, as actions forbidden to an individual, but permitted to mob”

    Ayn Rand

  • “There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law and in the name of justice”

    Charles de Montesquie

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

    Theodore Roosevelt

  • “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

  • “No man is above the law and no man is below it: nor do we ask any man’s permission when we ask him to obey it”

    Theodore Roosevelt

  • “There is an orderliness in the universe, there is an unalterable law governing everything and every being that exists or lives. It is no blind law; for no blind law can govern the conduct of living being”

    Mahatma Gandhi

  • “Obedience of the law is demanded, not asked as a favor”

    Theodore Roosevelt

  • “In matters of conscience, the law of the majority has no place”

    Mahatma Gandhi

  • “All, too, will bear in mind this sacred principle, that though the will of the majority is in all cases to prevail, that will to be rightful must be reasonable; that the minority possess their equal rights, which equal law must protect, and to violate would be oppression”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mahatma Gandhi

  • “The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly”

    Abraham Lincoln

  • “If you have ten thousand regulations you destroy all respect for the law”

    Winston Churchill

  • “An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for law”

    Martin Luther King. Jr

  • “Law and order exist for the purpose of establishing justice and when they fail in this purpose they become the flow of social progress”

    Martin Luther King. Jr

  • “Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged”

    Ronald Reagan

  • “It may be true that the law cannot make a man love me, but it can keep him from lynching me, and I think that’s pretty important”

    Martin Luther King. Jr

  • “Nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced”

    Albert Einstein

  • “The Artist is he who detects and applies the law from observation of the works of genius, whether of man or nature. The artisan is he who merely applies the rules which others have detected”

    Henry David Thoreau

  • “That old law about ‘an eye for an eye’ leaves everybody blind. The time is always right to do the right thing”

    Martin Luther King. Jr

  • The shallow consider liberty a release from all law, from every constraint. The wise man sees in it, on the contrary, the potent Law of Laws.

    Walt Whitman

  • And while the law of competition may be sometimes hard for the individual, it is best for the race, because it ensures the survival of the fittest in every department.

    Andrew Carnegie

  • ” Shame may restrain what law does not prohibit. 

    Lucius Annaeus Seneca

  • ” Our government… teaches the whole people by its example. If the government becomes the lawbreaker, it breeds contempt for law; it invites every man to become a law unto himself; it invites anarchy. 

    Louis D. Brandeis

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