Quotes

Quotes

The standard book of popular quotations is Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations, which has seen at least 17 editions so far. Bartleby.com posts electronic versions of the ninth edition from 1901 and the tenth edition from 1919. Bartelby.com also post a searchable edition of Columbia Quotations, Simpsons Quotations and the Oxford Shakespeare — great for finding quotes by the Bard.

Another notable title is the Yale Book of Quotations. There are many other quote books, and some are available in almost every book store (see “Book Stores”).

You could also try less conventional methods, such as searching the many classic works posted by The Gutenberg Project. A general search engine might do the trick, but double check to make sure the result is accurate.

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Some Law Quotes

Hatred does not cease through hatred at any time. Hatred ceases through love. This is an unalterable law.
-Buddha

The law an eye for an eye makes the whole world blind.
-Mahatma Gandhi

Justice that love gives is a surrender, justice that law gives is a punishment.
-Mahatma Gandhi
He can who thinks he can, and he can’t who thinks he can’t. This is an inexorable, indisputable law.
-Pablo Picasso

You cannot make men good by law: and without good men you cannot have a good society.
-C. S. Lewis

If you have ten thousand regulations you destroy all respect for the law.
-Winston Churchill

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

Of liberty I would say that, in the whole plenitude of its extent, it is unobstructed action according to our will. But rightful liberty is unobstructed action according to our will within limits drawn around us by the equal rights of others. I do not add ‘within the limits of the law,’ because law is often but the tyrant’s will, and always so when it violates the right of an individual.
-Thomas Jefferson

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.
-Plato

God created the law of free will, and God created the law of cause and effect. And he himself will not violate the law. We need to be thinking less in terms of what God did and more in terms of whether or not we are following those laws.
-Marianne Williamson

A country is in a bad state, which is governed only by laws; because a thousand things occur for which laws cannot provide, and where authority ought to interpose.
-Samuel Johnson

There is one kind of robber whom the law does not strike at, and who steals what is most precious to men: time.
-Napoleon Bonaparte
No enactment of man can be considered law unless it conforms to the law of God.
-William Blackstone

What is hateful to thyself do not do to another. That is the whole Torah [Law], the rest is Commentary.
-Hillel

Shame may restrain what law does not prohibit.
-Seneca

Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
-Malcolm X

It is the law of nature that woman should be held under the dominance of man.
-Confucius

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

As long as I have any choice, I will stay only in a country where political liberty, toleration, and equality of all citizens before the law are the rule.
-Albert Einstein

Whereas the law is passionless, passion must ever sway the heart of man.
-Aristotle

Man, when perfected, is the best of animals, but when separated from law and justice, he is the worst of all.
-Aristotle

Where law ends, there tyranny begins.
-William Pitt, the Elder
Law is not law, if it violates the principles of eternal justice.
-Lydia Maria Child

The good of the people is the chief law.
-Cicero

Hard cases, it is said, make bad law.
-Lord John Campbell

Arms and laws do not flourish together.
-Julius Caesar

But we know that the law is good, if a man use it lawfully; Knowing this, that the law is not made for a righteous man, but for the lawless and disobedient, for the ungodly and for sinners, for unholy and profane, for murderers of fathers and murderers of mothers, for manslayers.
-Bible

Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.
-D. H. Lawrence

The law is reason free from passion.
-Aristotle

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