Wednesday, March 20, 2013

#936 All was light

Even when the laws have been written down, they ought not always remain unchanged.  ~ Aristotle

Certainly one of the highest duties of the citizen is a scrupulous obedience to the laws of the nation. But it is not the highest duty.  ~ Thomas Jefferson

Good men must not always obey the laws too well.  ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are.  ~ Benjamin Franklin

Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.  ~ Plato

Nature and Nature's laws lay hid in night; God said, Let Newton be! and all was light.  ~ Alexander Pope

Two things awe me most; the starry sky above me and the moral law within me.  ~ Immanuel Kant

Quotes about laws, life.

- What present laws need tweaking?
- What is the highest duty of a citizen?
- What can nature teach us about laws?