Quotes by father-in-law

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  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
    Joseph Addison
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    Certain is it that there is no kind of affection so purely angelic as of a father to a daughter. In love to our wives there is desire; to our sons, ambition; but to our daughters there is something which there are no words to express.
  • A. V. Dicey
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    Our constitution, in short, is a judge-made constitution, and it bears on its face all the features, good and bad, of judge-made law.
    Source: Introduction to the Study of the Law of the Constitution
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
    Aristotle
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    At his best, man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice he is the worst.
  • Francis Maitland Balfour
    Francis Maitland Balfour
    British biologist 1851-1882
    Francis Maitland Balfour
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    The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all men, charity.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
    Mark Twain
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    A crime persevered in a thousand centuries ceases to be a crime, and becomes a virtue. This is the law of custom, and custom supersedes all other forms of law.
  • Donald Trump
    Donald Trump
    American businessman 1946-
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    Any violation of civil rights will be aggressively pursued and prosecuted by my administration. No one will be above the law.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
    Joseph Addison
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    That he delights in the misery of others no man will confess, and yet what other motive can make a father cruel?
  • C. P. Snow
    C. P. Snow
    English novelist 1905-1980
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    A good many times I have been present at gatherings of people who, by the standards of the traditional culture, are thought highly educated and who have with considerable gusto been expressing their incredulity at the illiteracy of scientists. Once or twice I have been provoked and have asked the company how many of them could describe the Second Law of Thermodynamics. The response was cold: it was also negative. Yet I was asking something which is about the scientific equivalent of: Have you re
    Source: The Two Cultures (1959)
  • Adam Clayton Powell
    Adam Clayton Powell
    American politician and pastor 1908-1972
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    A man's respect for law and order exists in precise relationship to the size of his paycheck.
    Source: Keep the Faith, Baby!
  • Bernard Law Montgomery
    Bernard Law Montgomery
    British general 1887-1976
    Bernard Law Montgomery
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    Air power is indivisible. If you split it up into compartments, you merely pull it to pieces and destroy its greatest asset, its flexibility.
  • Bennie Thompson
    Bennie Thompson
    American politician 1948-
    Bennie Thompson
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    Any successful nominee should possess both the temperament to interpret the law and the wisdom to do so fairly. The next Supreme Court Justice should have a record of protecting individual rights and a strong willingness to put aside any political agenda.
  • Alan Thicke
    Alan Thicke
    Canadian actor and songwriter 1947-2016
    Alan Thicke
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    As a father, my first priority is to help my sons set and attain personal goals so they will develop self-confidence and individual strength. Engaging in regular fitness activities with my children helps me fulfill those responsibilities.
  • William Law
    William Law
    English priest 1686-1761
    William Law
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    Be intent on the perfection of the present day.
  • By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he's wrong.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
    Aristotle
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    I have gained this from philosophy: that I do without being commanded what others do only from fear of the law.
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