Quotes by observance
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American statesman 1743-1826
A strict observance of the written laws is doubtless one of the high virtues of a good citizen, but it is not the highest. The laws of necessity, of self-preservation, of saving our country when in danger, are of higher obligation.
James Russell Lowell
American Romantic poet, critic, editor, and diplomat 1819-1891
Good luck is the willing handmaid of a upright and energetic character, and conscientious observance of duty.
American president 1872-1933
I sometimes wish that people would put a little more emphasis on the observance of the law than they do upon its enforcement.
English playwright and poet 1564-1616
Suit the action to the world, the world to the action, with this special observance, that you overstep not the modesty of nature.
French philosopher 1713-1784
The possibility of divorce renders both marriage partners stricter in their observance of the duties they owe to each other. Divorces help to improve morals and to increase the population.
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