Law and Politics
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Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
It is people who live by the rules that are always hoping to get them changed.
The only tyrant I accept in this world is the still voice within.
It is easy to take liberty for granted when you have never had it taken from you.
A man who seeks truth and loves it must be reckoned precious to any human society.
I think it would be a good idea.
I do not want my house to be walled in on all sides and my windows to be stuffed. I want the cultures of all the lands to be blown about my house as freely as possible. But I refuse to be blown off my feet by any.
Under capitalism, man exploits man. Under communism, it's just the opposite.
Men are made by nature unequal. It is vain, therefore, to treat them as if they were equal.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never her age.
Jury: Twelve people who determine which client has the better lawyer.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
A real patriot is the fellow who gets a parking ticket and rejoices that the system works.
A reactionary is a man whose political opinions always manage to keep up with yesterday.
A person who has both feet planted firmly in the air can be safely called a liberal.
A liberal is someone too poor to be a capitalist, and too rich to be a communist.
A diplomat is a man who can convince his wife she'd look stout in a fur coat.