lawful quotes

The bow cannot always stand bent, nor can human frailty subsist without some lawful recreation.Miguel de Cervantes

The mistakes we make when we try to imagine our personal futures are also lawful, regular, and systematic. They, too, have a pattern that tells us about the powers and limits of foresight in much the same way that optical illusions tell us about the powers and limits of eyesight.Daniel Gilbert

If any come to my house to be instructed in the ways of God what rule have I to put them away? Do you think it not lawful for me to teach women and why do you call me to teach the court?Anne Hutchinson

Egypt now is a real civil state. It is not theocratic, it is not military. It is democratic, free, constitutional, lawful and modern.Mohammed Morsi

This is God's world, not Satan's. Christians are the lawful heirs, not non-Christians.Gary North

Rarely promise, but, if lawful, constantly perform.William Penn

There is hardly anything in the world that some man cannot make a little worse and sell a little cheaper, and the people who consider price only are this man's lawful prey.John Ruskin

The mere toleration of the slave trade could not make slavery itself - the right of property in man - lawful any where; not even on board the slave ship. Toleration of a wrong is not law.Lysander Spooner

Peaceful, lawful protest - if it is effective - is innately disruptive of 'business as usual.' That is why it is effective.Naomi Wolf

Ours is an open and accepting society, and has historically provided an avenue for lawful immigration to all those willing to accept the responsibilities of citizenship.Spencer Bachus

Finally, is not liberty the restricting of the law only to its rational sphere of organizing the right of the individual to lawful self-defense; of punishing injustice?Frederic Bastiat

All ambitions are lawful except those that climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind.Henry Ward Beecher

It is obvious that taking the country from a state of war to being a lawful state won't be easy.Ahmed Ben Bella

Honesty is the rarest wealth anyone can possess, and yet all the honesty in the world ain't lawful tender for a loaf of bread.Josh Billings

The Audio Home Recording Act directly says that noncommercial copying by consumers is lawful.David Boies

I defend peoples' right to do that in a lawful manner, but I have not undertaken that practice myself.Rick Boucher

It were a real increase of human happiness, could all young men from the age of nineteen be covered under barrels, or rendered otherwise invisible; and there left to follow their lawful studies and callings, till they emerged, sadder and wiser, at the age of twenty-five.Thomas Carlyle

Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.Anton Chekhov

All ambitions are lawful except those which climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind.Joseph Conrad

Men of authority have employed all the destructive agents around them to promote their own personal interests at the sacrifice of every just, honorable, and lawful consideration.John White Geary