We are a nation of immigrants, but we are also a nation of laws.
– Elton Gallegly
The Russians are taunting the IOC with the homophobic laws that they pass.
– George Takei
Brownfields cleanups have been treated like capital investments in the tax laws, and they really are repairs and should be taxed as such.
– Elizabeth Esty
I’m not an ultra-libertarian who thinks there shouldn’t be insider-trading laws at all.
– Gary Weiss
I strongly believe that the fundamental laws of nature are not emergent phenomena.
– David Gross
In New York, we have laws against defrauding the public, defrauding consumers, defrauding shareholders.
– Eric Schneiderman
The Koran and the laws of all civilized nations legislate against the vilification of religions.
– Naguib Mahfouz
Consulting the rules of composition before taking a photograph, is like consulting the laws of gravity before going for a walk.
– Edward Weston
The organic material, as the laws of chemistry state, can neither be created nor destroyed.
– Dixie Lee Ray
Morally bankrupt wage practices and laws cannot hold.
Indeed, the Roman laws allowed no person to be carried to the wars but he that was in the soldiers’ roll.
– Philip Sidney
Linguistics will have to recognise laws operating universally in language, and in a strictly rational manner, separating general phenomena from those restricted to one branch of languages or another.
– Ferdinand de Saussure
There are no laws for the novel. There never have been, nor can there ever be.
– Doris Lessing
Judges must beware of hard constructions and strained inferences, for there is no worse torture than that of laws.
– Francis Bacon
The United States is a nation of laws: badly written and randomly enforced.
– Frank Zappa
Our elected representatives wisely enacted laws to protect our state and local governments from undue outside influence.
Laws made by common consent must not be trampled on by individuals.
– George Washington
Laws are subordinate to custom.
We want laws to be applied predictably.
– Nancy Gibbs
As the urgency of the threat presented by Islamic extremism grows, we cannot afford to have the commander-in-chief issue executive orders in direct contravention of laws that he enacted.
– Mike Pompeo
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
– Noam Chomsky
France, mother of arts, of warfare, and of laws.
– Joachim du Bellay
I believe in enforcing the laws as written by the Legislature, as signed by the governor.
– Joan Larsen
No man can be subject to any laws, excepting those which have received the assent of himself or his representatives and which are promulgated beforehand and applied legally.
– Marquis de Lafayette
Mayors do not have that authority to pick and choose what laws they’re going to enforce.
– Lou Barletta
Laws are the sovereigns of sovereigns.
– Louis XIV
The laws that we adopt embody the values and mores of our constituents.
– Joe Moore
There are laws for peace as well as war.
It is not our job to apply laws that have not yet been written.
– John Paul Stevens
It is evident that an acquaintance with natural laws means no less than an acquaintance with the mind of God therein expressed.
– James Prescott Joule