Law and Politics
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If half the lawyers would become plumbers, two of man's biggest problems would be solved.
It is odd, is it not, that a person's worth to society is measured by their wealth, when instead their wealth should be measured by their worth to society.
No man can be a patriot on an empty stomach.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions that I wish it to be always kept alive.
It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself.
I have sworn upon the altar of God eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.
If a law is unjust, a man is not only right to disobey it, he is obligated to do so.
The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.
Any man under 30 who is not a liberal has no heart, and any man over 30 who is not a conservative has no brains.
Freedom is nothing else but a chance to be better.
An honest politician is one who, when he is bought, will stay bought.
Anybody who wants the presidency so much that he'll spend two years organizing and campaigning for it is not to be trusted with the office.
I either want less corruption, or more chance to participate in it.
We cannot separate the air that chokes from the air upon which wings beat.
I'm very critical of the U.S., but get me outside the country and all of a sudden I can't bring myself to say one nasty thing about the U.S.