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"Love is the law, love under will." - Aleister Crowley

"Equal Justice Under Law." - Anonymous

"Freedom under the law must never be taken for granted." - Margaret Thatcher

"Under the law, even the best failed. Under grace, even the worst can be saved!" - Joseph Prince

"There is no law beyond Do what thou wilt. Love is the law, love under will." - Aleister Crowley

"The King himself should be under no man, but under God and the Law." - Edward Coke

"Law is twofold - natural and written. The natural law is in the heart, the written law on tables. All men are under the natural law." - Ambrose

"Law is twofold - natural and written. The natural law is in the heart, the written law on tables. All men are under the natural law." - Saint Ambrose

"Of all injustice that is the greatest which goes under the name of law." - Heath L'Estrange

"The object of jihad is to bring the whole world under Islamic Law." - Bernard Lewis

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

"Equality under the law is the slow triumph of hope over history." - Jim Cooper

"Progress, progress is the law of nature; under God it shall be our eternal guiding star." - Booker T Washington

"Purity and stillness give the correct law to all under heaven." - Laozi

"The law ... allows rich as well as poor to sleep under bridges." - Anatole France

"I'm a Christian and a supporter of marriage equality under the law." - Bill Shorten

"The law in its majesty prohibits rich and poor alike from sleeping under bridges." - Anatole France

"Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged." - Ronald Reagan

"We operate under the law. Covert action authorities are communicated in a memorandum of notification." - Cofer Black

"Tyranny may creep in under the outward forms of traditional law." - Joseph Sobran

"Under Islamic law, adoption is difficult." - Richard Engel

"Not under man but under God and law." - Henry de Bracton

"It's a strange thing, we think that law brings order. Law doesn't. How do we know that law does not bring order? Look around us. We live under the rule of law. Notice how much order we have?" - Howard Zinn

"Under international law, the responsibility for protecting civilians in conflict falls on the belligerents. Under military occupation, responsibility for the welfare of the population falls on the occupiers." - Kofi Annan

"When a law is in its nature a contract, when absolute rights have vested under that contract, a repeal of the law cannot divest those rights." - John Marshall

"Do we operate under a system of equal justice under law? Or is there one system for the average citizen and another for the high and mighty?" - Edward Kennedy

"The goal is the developed Kingdom of God, the New Jerusalem, a world order under God's law." - R.J. Rushdoony

"The sage says that all that is under heaven incurs the same law and the same fate." - Michel De Montaigne

"At Cheney's initiative, the United States stripped terror suspects of long-established rights under domestic and international law, building a new legal edifice under exclusive White House ownership." - Barton Gellman

"The Law is the Law!" - David Pratt

"In the end no segregationist scheme has withstood the force of a simple idea: equality under law." - Eric Liu

"The proposal that men and women should be treated equally under the law is hardly a controversial concept." - Carolyn Maloney

"Delaware is the only state east of the Rockies that is allowed under federal law to offer sports betting." - Jack Markell

"Me, rule? Me, place the State under my law, when my feeble reason no longer rules even myself!" - Jean Racine

"I know that I cannot take responsibility for other people. We are all under the law of our own consciousness." - Louise Hay

"Our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else under the law." - Barack Obama

"Sitting in a Court of law, I can receive no evidence but what comes under the sanction of an oath." - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"Knowing we"re saved by grace but still living under the law makes for a spiritually neurotic person." - Beth Moore

"Knowing we're saved by grace but still living under the law makes for a spiritually neurotic person." - Beth Moore

"Concord's little arch does not span all our fate, nor is what transpires under it law for the universe." - Henry David Thoreau

"Have I got a mother-in-law. She's so neat she puts paper under the cuckoo clock." - Henny Youngman

"All men are not created equal but should be treated as though they were under the law." - Andy Rooney

"Remember that God under the Law ordained a Lamb to be offered up to Him every Morning and Evening." - Thomas Ken

"President Obama has created the image of an America under President Bush that routinely violated international law." - Ben Shapiro

"Vegetarianism functioned as a purification. When you eat animals you are more under the law of necessity. You are heavy, you gravitate more towards the earth. When you are a vegetarian you are light and you are more under the law of grace, under the law of power, and you start gravitating towards the sky." - Rajneesh

"In Germany, under the law everything is prohibited except that which is permitted. In France, under the law everything is permitted except that which is prohibited. In the Soviet Union, everything is prohibited, including that which is permitted. And in Italy, under the law everything is permitted, especially that which is prohibited." - Newton N. Minow

"I do believe that, under the law, under the Constitution of the United States, and under our public policy, that women deserve and should have a right to enjoy equal employment opportunity." - Gloria Allred

"[Responding to being told that the law supposes a wife acts under a husband's direction:] 'If the law supposes that,' said Mr. Bumble,... 'the law is a ass-a idiot. If that's the eye of the law, the law's a bachelor; and the worst I wish the law is, that his eye may be opened by experience- by experience." - Charles Dickens

"Law is justice. And it is under the law of justice - under the reign of right; under the influence of liberty, safety, stability, and responsibility - that every person will attain his real worth and the true dignity of his being. It is only under this law of justice that mankind will achieve - slowly, no doubt, but certainly - God's design for the orderly and peaceful progress of humanity." - Frederic Bastiat

"It (marijuana) will still be legal under federal law." - Dianne Feinstein

"I prefer law to war under all circumstances." - Benjamin B. Ferencz

"Nonviolence is a universal law acting under all circumstances." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Procedural fairness and regularity are of the indispensable essence of liberty. Severe substantive laws can be endured if they are fairly and impartially applied. Indeed, if put to the choice, one might well prefer to live under Soviet substantive law applied in good faith by our common-law procedures than under our substantive law enforced by Soviet procedural practices." - Robert Jackson

"Of all injustice, that is the greatest which goes under the name of law, and of all sorts of tyranny the forcing of the letter of the law against the equity, is the most insupportable." - Roger L'Estrange

"The greatest of all injustice is that which goes under the name of law; and of all sorts of tyranny the forcing the letter of the law against the equity is the most insupportable." - Roger L'Estrange

"The Law and the Gospel are two keys. The Law is the key that shutteth up all men under condemnation, and the Gospel is the key which opens the door and lets them out." - William Tyndale

"In the U.S.S.R. anti-semitism is punishable with the utmost severity of the law as a phenomenon deeply hostile to the Soviet system. Under U.S.S.R. law active anti-semites are liable to the death penalty." - Joseph Stalin

"Well, one of the first things is to restore the rule of law, to place the government back under the cage of law. Another thing is to stop falling for the myth of democracy." - James Bovard

"The majestic equality of the law, which forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread." - Anatole France

"The word international, it must be acknowledged, is a new one; though, it is hoped, sufficiently analogous and intelligible. It is calculated to express... the branch of law which goes commonly under the name of the law of nations." - Jeremy Bentham

"To be Christians under the law of grace does not mean to wander unbridled outside the law, but to be engrafted in Christ, by whose grace we are free from the curse of the law, and by whose Spirit we have the law engraved upon our hearts." - John Calvin

"No matter what system you live under, there is no escaping the law that it's always the strongest, the cruellest, the least generous who win." - Oriana Fallaci

"As the first Jedi Member of this place, I look forward to the protection under the law that will be provided to me by the Bill" - Jamie Reed

"Will a nominee embrace and uphold the essential meaning of the four words inscribed above the entrance of the Supreme Court building: Equal justice under law?" - Edward 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

"The corn law was intended to keep wheat at the price of 80s. the quarter; it is now under 40s. the quarter." - John Bright

"What Obama did wrong with executive power is he tried to change the law. He tried to ignore the law. And under the Constitution, Article I, all legislative authority is vested in Congress." - Ted Cruz

"Maine election law specifies that anyone who is qualified to access the voter file must keep it confidential. And that is directory language. Making the list available is discretionary under the law." - Matthew Dunlap

"If wars in the future are to be prevented the nations must be united in their determination to keep the peace under law." - Harry S Truman

"In the last four years under the Patriot Act, we have seen a great increase in the ability of law enforcement officials to investigate and track terrorists" - Mike Pence

"I am told the settlement of $5 million I am being paid is the largest amount ever paid under the New York right to privacy law" - Woody Allen

"Wages... cannot fall with anything like permanence below the ordinary rate of living.... This is the cruel, rigorous law that governs wages under the present system." - Ferdinand Lassalle

"There is no greater tyranny than that which is perpetrated under the shield of the law and in the name of justice." - Charles De Montesquieu

"The freedom enjoyed in Western society under the rule of law and constitutional government explains both the quality of its civilization and its wealth." - Paul Johnson

"There is no greater tyranny than that which is perpetrated under the shield of the law and in the name of justice." - Charles De Secondat

"Under the law, the government, whether it's state, local or federal, cannot give the Catholic Church or any religious institution money directly." - Ed Rendell

"In the last four years under the Patriot Act, we have seen a great increase in the ability of law enforcement officials to investigate and track terrorists." - Mike Pence

"We have introduced a rule of law. That never existed for centuries in this country [South Africa], especially under the apartheid regime, when the law was reduced into disrepute." - Nelson Mandela

"Baseball has the largest library of law and lore and custom and ritual, and therefore, in a nation that fundamentally believes it is a nation under law, well, baseball is America's most privileged version of the level field." - A Bartlett Giamatti

"Baseball has the largest library of law and love and custom and ritual, and therefore, in a nation that fundamentally believes it is a nation under law, well, baseball is America's most privileged version of the level field." - A Bartlett Giamatti

"Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of sex." - Alice Paul

"We have a government of limited power under the Constitution, and we have got to work out our problems on the basis of law." - William Howard Taft

"The Harvard Law of Animal Behavior holds that under controlled experimental conditions of temperature, time, lighting, feeding, and training, the organism will behave as it damn well pleases." - Joel Garreau

"I am going to ensure that LGBTQ Americans have full equality under the law and address the urgent crisis of violence against transgender women of color." - Hillary Clinton

"It is essential that we aggressively pursue all criminal offenders, especially those who commit these heinous crimes against women - and seek the maximum penalties under the law." - Donald Trump

"My countrymen, as of the twenty-third of this month, I signed Proclamation 1081 placing the entire Philippines under Martial Law." - Ferdinand Marcos

"Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex." - Anonymous

"Whenever freedom is made into the absolute, the result is not freedom but anarchism. Freedom must be under law, or it is not freedom." - R.J. Rushdoony

"The whole idea of equal justice under law is completely incompatible with the idea of judges deciding cases according to "empathy"." - Thomas Sowell

"The precepts of the law may be comprehended under these three points: to live honestly, to hurt no man willfully, and to render every man his due carefully." - Aristotle

"The Harvard Law states: Under controlled conditions of light, temperature, humidity, and nutrition, the organism will do as it damn well pleases." - Larry Wall

"I rise in support of a Canada in which liberties are safeguarded, rights are protected and the people of this land are treated as equals under the law." - Paul Martin

"There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law and in the name of justice." - Baron de Montesquieu

"Salman Rushdie, indeed any writer who abuses the prophet or indeed any prophet under Islamic law, the sentence for that is actually death." - Cat Stevens

"Colonialism subdues in many dulcet guises. It conquered under the pretext of spreading Christianity, civilization, law and order, to make the world safe for democracy." - F Sionil Jose

"There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law and in the name of justice." - Charles De Montesquieu

"Karma, ahhh. We sow what we reap... We reap what we sow! We reap what we sow. The law of cause and effect. And we are all under this law." - Nina Hagen

"I have found that life persists in the midst of destruction and, therefore, there must be a higher law than that of destruction. Only under that law would a well-ordered society be intelligible and life worth living." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Rs 6500 crore disclosed under compliance window of black money & foreign assets law. People fear the law that has now been created. Stringent provisions will not be diluted despite pressures." - Narendra Modi

"World federalists hold before us the vision of a unified mankind living in peace under a just world order... The heart of their program-a world under law- is realistic and attainable." - U Thant

"In old Egypt, it was established law, that the vote of a prophet be reckoned equal to a hundred hands. I think it was much under-estimated." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Free curiosity has greater power to stimulate learning than rigorous coercion. Nevertheless, the free ranging flux of curiosity is channeled by discipline under Your Law." - Saint Augustine

"Where is the society which does not struggle along under a dead-weight of tradition and law inherited from its grandfather?" - Suzanne La Follette

"Under Syrian law, a journalist is not allowed to report on military matters. This may be wrong or right, but that's just the way it is." - Bashar al-Assad

"My ancestors were Puritans from England. They arrived here in 1648 in the hope of finding greater restrictions than were permissible under English law at that time." - Garrison Keillor

"They don't want to feed an ISIS narrative that there is a religious war between Islam and the Christian West, plus genocide is carefully defined under international law." - Tom Gjelten

"Romania will not be able to evolve if it continues to take cruel decisions against sensitive creatures, which are under the protection of European law." - Brigitte Bardot

"You can't, in the 21st century, continue to live in a system where people live under martial law for 30 years." - Mohamed Elbaradei

"Any use of chemical weapons, by anyone, under any circumstances, is a grave violation of the 1925 Protocol and other relevant rules of customary international law." - Ban Kimoon

"Unbroken Evolution under uniform conditions pleased every one - except curates and bishops; it was the very best substitute for religion; a safe, conservative practical, thoroughly Common-Law deity." - Henry Adams

"I think we can all agree that every child's home deserves to be protected equally under the law, that there is dignity in every child's home." - Martin O'Malley

"Under what law each thing was created, and how necessary it is for it to continue under this, and how it cannot annul the strong rules that govern its lifetime." - Lucretius

"Elementary and high school students will still be tested under the new law. There just won't be so much riding on the scores. Also the arts didn't disappear under the old law, No Child Left Behind. But, Christopher Woodside of the National Association for Music Education says with so much time spent testing math and reading, the arts suffered." - Elizabeth Blair Lee

"The law is immoral." - Mark Thomas

"The law is cruel." - Jack Kevorkian

"Under current law, there is no additional penalty for someone who enters the United States illegally and then commits either a crime of violence or a drug trafficking offense. They simply come under the same penalty as we have in current law." - John Shadegg

"Whether a Commonwealth suffers more by hypocritical pretenders to religion or by the openly profane? The most dangerous hypocrite in a Commonwealth is one who leaves the gospel for the sake of the law. A man compounded of law and gospel is able to cheat a whole country with his religion and then destroy them under color of law." - Benjamin Franklin

"I discharge every person under punishment or prosecution under the Sedition Law, because I considered, and now consider, that law to be a nullity as absolute and palpable as if Congress had ordered us to fall down and worship a golden image." - Thomas Jefferson

"'Liar' is just as ugly a word as 'thief,' because it implies the presence of just as ugly a sin in one case as in the other. If a man lies under oath or procures the lie of another under oath, if he perjures himself or suborns perjury, he is guilty under the statute law." - Theodore Roosevelt

"The poor have to labour in the face of the majestic equality of the law, which forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread." - Anatole France

"We have made covenants so to do solemn, sacred, holy covenants, pledging ourselves before gods and angels. We are under covenant to live the law of obedience. We are under covenant to live the law of sacrifice. We are under covenant to live the law of consecration. It is our privilege to consecrate our time, talents, and means to build up his kingdom. We are called upon to sacrifice, in one degree or another, for the furtherance of his work. Obedience is essential to salvation; so, also, is service; and so, also, are consecration and sacrifice." - Bruce R. McConkie

"This Constitution, and the Laws of the United States which shall be made in Pursuance thereof; and all Treaties made, or which shall be made, under the Authority of the United States, shall be the supreme Law of the Land." - James Madison

"To exclude all jurors who would be in the slightest way effected by the prospect of the death penalty would be to deprive the defendant of the impartial jury to which he or she is entitled under the law." - Byron White

"To exclude all jurors who would be in the slightest way affected by the prospect of the death penalty would be to deprive the defendant of the impartial jury to which he or she is entitled under the law." - Byron White

"The Christian goal for the world is the universal development of Biblical theocratic republics, in which every area of life is redeemed and placed under the Lordship of Jesus Christ and the rule of God's law." - David Chilton

"The deception at the heart of the feminist movement is nowhere more apparent than in the silence with which self-professed feminists and feminist movements ignore the inhumane treatment of women who live under Islamic law." - Caroline Glick

"The Constitution had provided that all the public functionaries of the Union...should be under oath or affirmation for its support. The homage of religious faith was thus superadded to all the obligations of temporal law to give it strength." - John Quincy Adams

"Under Tunisian law, a woman can divorce her husband. Total equality." - Rashid al-Ghannushi

"Equal justice under law is a spiritual as well as a civic principle." - Max Anders

"Women didn't have rights. Under British common law, women were property." - Noam Chomsky

"Under Tunisian law, a woman can divorce her husband. Total equality." - Rashid Alghannushi

"Anything illegal under Chinese law is, of course, not protected by copyright." - Rebecca Mackinnon

"Nothing distinguishes more clearly conditions in a free country from those in a country under arbitrary government than the observance in the former of the great principles known as the Rule of Law." - Friedrich August von Hayek

"This law of monogamy, or the monogamic system, laid the foundation for prostitution and the evils and diseases of the most revolting nature and character under which modern Christendom groans." - Orson Pratt

"Rather than rewriting the law under the pretense of interpreting it, the Court should have left it to Congress to decide what to do about the Act's limitation of tax credits to state Exchanges." - Antonin Scalia

"If we [gays] want to be equal under the law, we must now - as the great heroes of the Civil Rights movement of 1963 and 1964 showed us - turn our attention to the federal government." - Cleve Jones

"The whole idea of equal justice under law means that you've got to play by the rules. It has nothing to do with the underlying subject matter. You just tell the truth." - Kenneth Starr

"I've always been driven by the concept of equal justice under the law, but only the rich can pay great sums of money for legal assistance and that puts them at an advantage over the poor." - Samuel Dash

"I expect that after the election and the results that the international community will understand which was the framework of this process and under which law we have done this process." - Alberto Fujimori

"The Gospel declares that our guilt has been atoned for, the law has been fulfilled. So we don't need to live under the burden of trying to appease the judgment we feel." - Tullian Tchividjian

"The whole idea of equal justice under law means that you've got to play by the rules. It has nothing to do with the underlying subject matter. You just tell the truth." - Ken Starr

"However, the sovereignty of the states is constitutionally defined and recognized, while the powers of the local government in Puerto Rico are defined by, and subject to alteration under, federal statutory law." - Dick Thornburgh

"The police must obey the law while enforcing the law." - Earl Warren

"Uganda's Constitutional Court will decide whether the military court can proceed with this trial. A nation cannot claim to be operating under the rule of law if its military tribunals ignore the orders of civilian courts." - Bill Vaughan

"Indeed, the grandest of all laws is the law of progressive development. Under it, in the wide sweep of things, men grow wiser as they grow older; societies better." - Christian Nestell Bovee

"English orthography satisfies all the requirements of the canons of reputability under the law of conspicuous waste. It is archaic, cumbrous, and ineffective; its acquisition consumes much time and effort; failure to acquire it is easy of detection." - Thorstein Veblen

"What's the Christian-bashing all about? Simple- a struggle for the soul of America is under way, a struggle to determine whose views, values, beliefs and standards will serve as the basis of law." - Pat Buchanan

"The natural liberty of man is to be free from any superior power on Earth, and not to be under the will or legislative authority of man, but only to have the law of nature for his rule." - Samuel Adams

"What is the American dream? The American dream is one big tent. One big tent. And on that big tent you have four basic promises: equal protection under the law, equal opportunity, equal access, and fair share." - Jesse Jackson

"Variability is the law of life, and as no two faces are the same, so no two bodies are alike, and no two individuals react alike and behave alike under the abnormal conditions which we know as disease." - William Osler



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