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
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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
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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.
  • Bob Barr
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    Courts have long recognized the federal government's robust power to inspect people and goods entering the country. After all, the very foundation of national sovereignty is a nation's ability to protect its borders.
  • 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.
  • Anthony Holden
    Anthony Holden
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    It's a problem for him because he's got - like Edward VII had - nearly all his lifetime to wait until he becomes Monarch. What is he going to do with it? So he wants to do something positive but he always courts those dangers.
  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
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    Let them show me a cottage where there are not the same vices of which they accuse the courts.
  • Bob Geldof
    Bob Geldof
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    Men who are not given any voice in this because of the secret nature of the courts, what they're left with is dressing up ridiculously, but at least using humour to try and draw attention to their kids.
  • No nation can answer for the equity of proceedings in all its inferior courts. It suffices to provide a supreme judicature by which error and partiality may be corrected.
  • Bill Dedman
    Bill Dedman
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    Polygraphs are not allowed as evidence in most U.S. courts, but they're routinely used in police investigations, and the Defense Department relies heavily on them for security screening.
  • Bill Dedman
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    State courts usually rule that correspondence between government officials, about government business, are public records, whether they use their government e-mail accounts or private ones.
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
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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.
  • The rules and principles of case law have never been treated as final truths but as working hypotheses, continually retested in those great laboratories of the law, the courts of justice. Every new case is an experiment, and if the accepted rule which seems applicable yields a result which is felt to be unjust, the rule is reconsidered.
  • The work of deciding cases goes on every day in hundreds of courts throughout the land. Any judge, one might suppose, would find it easy to describe the process which he had followed a thousand times and more. Nothing could be farther from the truth.
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