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Law and Politics

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Commenttiny.ag/qk3eo0wc  ·   Fair (48 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The status quo is the only solution that cannot be vetoed.

Clark Kerr, in Law and Politics

Commenttiny.ag/ut6ks243  ·   Fair (805 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions that I wish it to be always kept alive.

Thomas Jefferson, in Law and Politics

Commenttiny.ag/mj0tyu5v  ·   Fair (244 ratings)  ·  submitted 1998 by Lassi Kämäri

Thoughts cannot be censored.

Lassi Kämäri, in Law and Politics

Commenttiny.ag/4oqnfdf0  ·   Fair (42 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The public interest is best served by the free exchange of ideas.

John Kane, in Law and Politics

Commenttiny.ag/2flecxec  ·   Fair (344 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

And so, my fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.

John F. Kennedy, (inaugural speech, 1961), in Law and Politics and War and Peace

Commenttiny.ag/uvkikrxz  ·   Fair (285 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich.

John F. Kennedy, in Law and Politics

Commenttiny.ag/knhyutua  ·   Fair (298 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education.

John F. Kennedy, in Law and Politics and Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/d7wzdup5  ·   Fair (273 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.

John F. Kennedy, in Law and Politics

Commenttiny.ag/kge2ejcq  ·   Fair (202 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

It is seldom that liberty of any kind is lost all at once.

David Hume, in Law and Politics

Commenttiny.ag/uz9atcqm  ·   Fair (278 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The right to be heard does not automatically include the right to be taken seriously.

Hubert H. Humphrey, in Law and Politics

Commenttiny.ag/if7zb5ls  ·   Fair (279 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Bad policies, stupid policies, gutless policies have real consequences.

Molly Ivins, in Law and Politics

Commenttiny.ag/64hrko9k  ·   Fair (1211 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

I have sworn upon the altar of God eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.

Thomas Jefferson, in Law and Politics

Commenttiny.ag/7u0qrtca  ·   Fair (1385 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999 by Sugar

If a law is unjust, a man is not only right to disobey it, he is obligated to do so.

Thomas Jefferson, in Law and Politics and Vice and Virtue

Commenttiny.ag/g1wxfjbw  ·   Fair (868 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself.

Thomas Jefferson, in Law and Politics

Commenttiny.ag/v1p3a7wp  ·   Fair (177 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The right to swing my fist ends where the other man's nose begins.

Oliver Wendell Holmes, in Law and Politics

Commenttiny.ag/c3fgjq70  ·   Fair (73 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Justice is incidental to law and order.

J. Edgar Hoover, in Law and Politics

Commenttiny.ag/xu5z217a  ·   Fair (299 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

What luck for the rulers that men do not think.

Adolf Hitler, in Law and Politics

Commenttiny.ag/qe9sruc8  ·   Fair (164 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997  · 

Men are made by nature unequal. It is vain, therefore, to treat them as if they were equal.

J. A. Froude, in Law and Politics

Commenttiny.ag/nbd9g5v4  ·   Fair (89 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory.

John Kenneth Galbraith, in Law and Politics

Commenttiny.ag/6tyr94xs  ·   Fair (102 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997  · 

Under capitalism, man exploits man. Under communism, it's just the opposite.

John Kenneth Galbraith, in Law and Politics

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