Get QuoteDark Inspirational Quotes App
" The acid test of any legal system is not the greatness or the grandeur of its ideal concepts, but whether, in fact, it is able to produce order and justice. "
Lee Kuan Yew
" So the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is out there preserving and fighting for, and sometimes winning and sometimes losing, the fight for First Amendment rights in comics and, more generally, for freedom of speech. "
" The more expansive government is, the more perils people face in daily lives, be it from IRS agents or from child support services, or from other agencies that often have little or no legal restraints on their power. "
" Drones can be a highly effective way of dealing with high-priority targets, but they should not become the drug of choice for an administration that is afraid to use successful, legal and safe tactics of the past. "
" Who most benefits from keeping marijuana illegal? The greatest beneficiaries are the major criminal organizations in Mexico and elsewhere that earn billions of dollars annually from this illicit trade - and who would rapidly lose their competitive advantage if marijuana were a legal commodity. "
" Alcohol, tobacco, and pharmaceutical drugs are legal, but they can hurt a lot of people. "
" A lean compromise is better than a fat lawsuit. "
" Laws are the sovereigns of sovereigns. "
" It is not what a lawyer tells me I may do; but what humanity, reason, and justice tell me I ought to do. "
" I very much feel that marriage is a sacrament and that sacrament should extend... to that legal entity of a union between what traditionally in our Western values has been defined as between a man and a woman. "
" Italy advocates the adoption of a legal instrument on cultural diversity, guaranteeing every country the protection of its own historical identity and the uniqueness of its physical and intangible cultural heritage. "
Carlo Azeglio Ciampi
" The legal battle against segregation is won, but the community battle goes on. "
" I'll occasionally go and do an honor like the Mexican-American Legal Defense Fund because it raises money for a very worthy organization. "
" Sadly, embryonic stem cell research is completely legal in this country and has been going on at universities and research facilities for years. "
" By incentivizing Wall Street players to sniff out inefficient or corrupt companies and bet against them, short-selling acts as a sort of policing system; legal short-sellers have been instrumental in helping expose firms like Enron and WorldCom. "
" Under current law volunteers who are not working with an official nonprofit organization are not covered by the Volunteer Protection Act. Therefore, there are absolutely no legal protections for the average American who wishes to volunteer. "
" If eviction has these massive consequences that we all pay for, a very smart use of public funds would be to invest in legal services for folks facing eviction. "
" I would say that IQ is the strongest predictor of which field you can get into and hold a job in, whether you can be an accountant, lawyer or nurse, for example. "
" If you see how carefully I prepare for any kind of walk, legal or illegal, small or big, you will see that, actually, I narrow the unknown to virtually nothing. And that's when I am ready to walk on the wire. "
" People do not win people fights. Lawyers do. "
Norman Ralph Augustine
" However, there is no legal and legitimate state called Israel. "
" I come from a profession which has suffered greatly because of the lack of civility. Lawyers treat each other poorly and it has come home to haunt them. The public will not tolerate a lack of civility. "
James E. Rogers
" We must have great respect for these people who also suffer and who want to find their own way of correct living. On the other hand, to create a legal form of a kind of homosexual marriage, in reality, does not help these people. "
Pope Benedict XVI
" When Brad and I got married in 2008, it got a lot of attention. And all the attention was over the fact that we were two men, but people were hardly conscious of the fact that we were entering into an interracial marriage. That's wonderful, because it was only 50 years ago with Loving v. Virginia that interracial marriages were made legal. "
" Major miscarriages of justice have occurred because of the absence of proper legal representation. "
" If there are people who act outside the law, then the state must use legal means to impose law in the interests of majority. That's the way it's done in the U.S., and that's the way it's done in Russia. "
" The difficult part was getting the people to change their habits so that they behaved more like first world citizens, not like third world citizens spitting and littering all over the place. "
Lee Kuan Yew
" No one has a First Amendment right to lie to a federal agency in order to claim an improper tax status in order to avoid legal disclosure requirements on political spending and thereby receive undue tax benefits. That's a criminal false statement and possibly a fraud. "
" It is hard to see Judge Roberts as a judicial activist who would place ideological purity or a particular agenda above or ahead the need for thoughtful legal reasoning. "
" Anybody who thinks talk is cheap should get some legal advice. "
Franklin P. Jones
" You need a certain standard of literacy, moral and ethical values, to be able to run a one man, one vote system. "
Lee Kuan Yew