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    law Quotes

    Lev (Léon) Shestov, a Russian Jew who later became a French Jew and even converted to Catholicism, defined God not by His power to create the laws of universe, but His ability to break them at will - the capacity for miracles. God could cancel the past! For instance, God could decide retrospectively, that Socrates was never poisoned... Assimilation demanded a miracle: that you stop having been somebody else before... But only God can do it.
    tags: power law miracle god universe
    — Zygmunt Bauman
    The sanction of force stands behind the medley of personal orders and regulations of Martial Law. The sanction of the people's consent stands behind the hierarchy of laws. In one situation, the population is regimented into acquiescence. In the other, the population voluntarily establishes a contract with Parliament.
    tags: personal law
    — Zulfikar Ali Bhutto
    A regime which puts in a bunker the highest law in the land does not have the moral authority to say that nobody is above the law.
    tags: law authority morals
    — Zulfikar Ali Bhutto
    A righteous government is of all the most to be wished for,Bearing of blessing and good fortune in the highest.Guided by the law of Truth, supported by dedication and zeal,It blossoms into the Best of Order, a Kingdom of Heaven!To effect this I shall work now and ever more.
    tags: truth work law blessing government
    — Zoroaster
    That which is good for all and any one,For whomsoever- that is good for me. . .What I hold good for self, I should for all.Only Law Universal is true law.
    tags: self law true
    — Zoroaster
    The laws of morals and the laws of music are the same
    tags: law music morals
    — Zoltan Kodaly
    The Grocery Manufacturers Association is behind the bills which have been trying to pre-empt states' labeling laws in the Senate. And they have a lot of money and power in Washington. So it's a classic David versus Goliath story, where corporate lobbying outweighs consumers' rights.
    tags: power law right stories money
    — Zoe Lister-Jones
    The parliament is the supreme decision-making and legislative body in any democracy. It reflects the collective desires of the citizens and makes laws.
    tags: desires law body democracy
    — Ziauddin Sardar
    Nations with too many laws, endless regulations, just cannot grow or generate enough jobs. Wake up.
    tags: law job
    — Ziad K. Abdelnour
    I was given life because it was my time, and now I take leave of it according to the same law. Content with the natural sequence of these events, I am touched neither by joy nor by grief. I am simply hanging in the air ... incapable of freeing myself, tied by the threads of things.
    tags: time joy grief law
    — Zhuangzi
    Beneath multiple specific and individual distinctions, beneath innumerable and incessant transformations, at the bottom of the circular evolution without beginning or end, there hides a law, a unique nature participated in by all beings, in which this common participation produces a ground of common harmony.
    tags: nature law transformation harmony evolution
    — Zhuangzi
    What I see increasingly is that companies are playing political roles. We should actually have our research and our laws map that.
    tags: law political research company
    — Zephyr Teachout
    I'm not from the arts, I'm a law professor. But I think we need more poetry in politics.
    tags: law politics poetry
    — Zephyr Teachout
    There is no justice, no law, and no God in heaven, only a single law which decides and supersedes all-[Jewish] settlement [of the land].
    tags: justice law god heaven
    — Ze'ev Jabotinsky
    Where I was raised a woman's word was law. I ain't quite outgrowed that yet.
    tags: law
    — Zane Grey
    Historically speaking, religious and conservative groups always wanted the control over the private sphere that impacts women most, as reflected by family law and women's access to resources and mobility. And often secular groups traded this for economic incentives and trade.
    tags: women law control religious economics conservative
    — Zainab Salbi
    It is important for me, as a popular artist, to make clear to the governments of the United States and Mexico that despite the strategy of fear and intimidation to foreigners, despite their weapons, despite their immigration laws and military reserves, they will never be able to isolate the Zapatista communities from the people in the United States.
    tags: fear people law community strategy military government artist
    — Zack de la Rocha
    A friend of ours said if the same laws were applied to U.S. Presidents as were applied to the Nazis after WWII, that every single one of them, every last rich white one of them, from Truman on would be hung to death and shot. And this current administration is no exception. They should be hung and tried and shot as war criminals.
    tags: death friends law war criminal
    — Zack de la Rocha
    People always ask me what I think, if Edward Snoden is a hero, if he's a villain. I don't really tend to moralize it so much as I feel like he's a whistleblower. He's someone who saw a wrongdoing and in order to shine a light on that wrongdoing had to bend some rules and break some laws along the way.
    tags: people law hero rules
    — Zachary Quinto
    I'm not versed enough in constitutional law to run for office. I'd have to go back to school or something.
    tags: law school
    — Zach Galifianakis
    There's a lot of gray area in the law. Who can say, without a doubt, that I was in the wrong?
    tags: law doubt
    — Zach Braff
    The lack of insight to reality, life and history as well as into God's ways, or sunan in His creation, some people will continue to seek or demand the impossible. They will imagine what does not or cannot happen, misunderstand occurrences and events, and interpret them on the basis of cherished illusions which in no way reflect God's sunan or the essence of Islamic law.
    tags: people reality creation law impossible illusion insight god imagine
    — Yusuf al-Qaradawi
    It has been determined by Islamic law that the blood and property of people of Dar Al-Harb (non Muslims) is not protected. Because they fight against and are hostile towards the Muslims, they annulled the protection of his blood and his property.
    tags: people law fight blood property protection
    — Yusuf al-Qaradawi
    Nothing will stop us. The road to the stars is steep and dangerous. But we're not afraid . . . Space flights can't be stopped. This isn't the work of one man or even a group of men. It is a historical process which mankind is carrying out in accordance with the natural laws of human development.
    tags: men work development human law star mankind process space historical afraid dangerous
    — Yuri Gagarin
    Our laws and institutions are excellent, but the population is not yet ready. They must develop their views and need to be provided with the right information. We now also have private broadcasters and many are very critical of me, hostile even, yet they operate freely.
    tags: law right
    — Yoweri Museveni
    It is my interpretation from the Koran that all people have equal rights. That means men and women, Muslims and non-Muslims too. Oppression doesn't exist in Islam. And in a society where all people have equal rights, that means all people should make decisions equally... This doesn't mean that we're changing God's law, It just means we're reinterpreting laws according to the development of science - and the realities of the times.
    tags: time men people women society reality development law decision right oppression god
    — Yousef Saanei
    Here, in the Land of Israel, we returned and built a nation. Here, in the Land of Israel, we established a State. The Land of the prophets, which bequeathed to the world the values of morality, law and justice, was after two thousand years, restored to its lawful owner - the members of the Jewish People, On its Land, we have built an exceptional national Home and State.
    tags: justice people world morality law value year
    — Yitzhak Rabin
    There ought to be a law against necessity.
    tags: law
    — Yip Harburg
    I will do everything by apply with all the legal and apply with the rule of law. And the main important thing that I have to be fairness to everyone, not just only one person.
    tags: people law rules
    — Yingluck Shinawatra
    Every artist of importance creates his own world, with its own laws - creates and shapes it in his own shape and image, and no one else's. This is why it is difficult to fit the artist into a world that has already been created, a seven-day, fixed and solidified world: he will inevitably slip out of the set of laws and paragraphs, he will be a heretic.
    tags: world law artist
    — Yevgeny Zamyatin
    Revolution is everywhere, in everything. It is infinite. There is no final revolution, no final number. The social revolution is only one of an infinite number of numbers: the law of revolution is not a social law, but an immeasurably greater one. It is a cosmic, universal law - like the laws of the conservation of energy and of the dissipation of energy (entropy).
    tags: law energy revolution
    — Yevgeny Zamyatin
    We triggered a discussion in society about the connection between church and state as well as our justice system. Putin is the leader, the icon and the guarantor of an authoritarian system that crushes Kremlin critics along with the help of the secret police and ever changing methods and laws.
    tags: justice secret society law help church leader
    — Yekaterina Samutsevich
    Cities originally surrounded by a wall can produce an urban population cut off from the surrounding fields and from agriculture altogether. At the same time, the greenbelt laws eliminate the possibility of the unchecked expansion of a city into a monstrous megalopolis. If there is a need for additional homes, a new city must be established.
    tags: time law urban possibility
    — Yehuda Levi
    Our law is a Jordanian law that we inherited, which applies to both the West Bank and Gaza, and sets the death penalty for those who sell land to Israelis.
    tags: death law sell
    — Yasser Arafat
    I would like to see a law legalising women's shelters in Iraq. I would like to see our radio being opened again as a result of the pressure that we're putting on the governmental body that could allow this.
    tags: law body
    — Yanar Mohammed
    In the very first part of the constitution there is the article that refuses any law or any article in discrepancy with Sharia. We Iraqis feel it was imposed on us. It wasn't a local thing. Iraqis have led a sort of secular life for almost 50 years.
    tags: law year
    — Yanar Mohammed
    In America, you break law. In Soviet Russia, law breaks you! In America, you watch Big Brother. In Soviet Russia, Big Brother watch you!
    tags: law america russia
    — Yakov Smirnoff
    There are laws about personal protection so it's rare to see a politician criticized. Normally, according to the law, there's a judicial problem with calling people by their real names.
    tags: people personal law problem real protection
    — Xavier Durringer
    NoH8 on the Hill, NoH8 anywhere. No American, regardless of who they love, should be denied equal protection under the law. History is on our side and our march towards justice will prevail.
    tags: justice law american protection
    — Xavier Becerra
    I fight because international law recognises my right.
    tags: law fight right
    — Xanana Gusmao
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