Quotes: courts

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  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    Every kind of peaceful cooperation among men is primarily based on mutual trust and only secondarily on institutions such as courts of justice and police.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
    Abraham Lincoln
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    Let reverence for the laws be breathed by every American mother to the lisping babe that prattles on her lap. Let it be taught in schools, in seminaries, and in colleges. Let it be written in primers, spelling books, and in almanacs. Let it be preached from the pulpit, proclaimed in legislative halls, and enforced in the courts of justice. And, in short, let it become the political religion of the nation.
  • Alexander Herzen
    Alexander Herzen
    Russian journalist and political thinker 1812-1870
    Alexander Herzen
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    You can no more bridle passions with logic than you can justify them in the law courts. Passions are facts and not dogmas.
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
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    I was not born for courts and great affairs, but I pay my debts, believe and say my prayers.
  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
    Lord Chesterfield
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    Let them show me a cottage where there are not the same vices of which they accuse the courts.
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
    Seneca
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    The courts of kings are full of people, but empty of friends.
  • Adolf Loos
    Adolf Loos
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    The law courts must appear as a threatening gesture toward secret vice. The bank must declare: here your money is secure and well looked after by honest people.
  • Hubert H. Humphrey
    Hubert H. Humphrey
    American politician 1911-1978
    Hubert H. Humphrey
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    There are not enough jails, not enough policemen, not enough courts to enforce a law not supported by the people.
  • Washington Irving
    Washington Irving
    American writer 1783-1859
    Washington Irving
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    Young lawyers attend the courts, not because they have business there, but because they have no business.
  • Denis Diderot
    Denis Diderot
    French philosopher 1713-1784
    Denis Diderot
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    The decisions of law courts should never be printed: in the long run, they form a counter authority to the law.
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