Quotes of Canon

“ The Ten Commandments are the most visible symbol because these commandments are recognized by Christians and Jews alike as being the foundation of our system of public morality. ”

- Pat Robertson

“ Laws are like cobwebs, which may catch small flies, but let wasps and hornets break through. ”

- Jonathan Swift

“ Laws are like sausages. It is better not to see them being made. ”

- Otto Von Bismarck

“ Laws are not invented. They grow out of circumstances. ”

- Unknown

“ The only laws of matter are those that our minds must fabricate and the only laws of mind are fabricated for it by matter. ”

- James Clerk Maxwell

“ Written laws are like spider's webs; they will catch, it is true, the weak and the poor, but would be torn in pieces by the rich and powerful. ”

- Anacharsis

“ One of the Seven was wont to say: "That laws were like cobwebs; where the small flies were caught, and the great brake through. ”

- Francis Bacon

“ Arms and laws do not flourish together. ”

- Gaius Julius Caesar

“ America is a country where, thanks to Congress, there are 40 million laws to enforce 10 commandments. ”

- Unknown

“ Laws are only felt when the individual comes in conflict with them. ”

- Suzanne La Follette

“ Laws that do not embody public opinion can never be enforced. ”

- Elbert Hubbard

“ America, where thanks to Congress, there are forty million laws to enforce the Ten Commandments. ”

- Anatole France

“ And he that keepeth his commandments dwelleth in him, and he in him. And hereby we know that he abideth in us, by the Spirit which he hath given us. ”

- Bible

“ What the ten commandments set forth is a strategy. This strategy is a strategy for dominion. ”

- Gary North

“ Make me to go in the path of thy commandments; for therein do I delight. ”

- Bible

“ The main foundations of every state, new states as well as ancient or composite ones, are good laws and good arms you cannot have good laws without good arms, and where there are good arms, good laws inevitably follow. ”

- Niccolo Machiavelli

“ Art is not the application of a canon of beauty but what the instinct and the brain can conceive beyond any canon. When we love a woman we don't start measuring her limbs. ”

- Pablo Picasso

“ Any law that takes hold of a man's daily life cannot prevail in a community, unless the vast majority of the community are actively in favor of it. The laws that are the most operative are the laws which protect life. ”

- Henry Ward Beecher

“ The 10 largest antitrust law firms in the United States have gone into the federal courts charging Monsanto with creating a global conspiracy in violation of the antitrust laws, to control the global market in seeds. ”

- Jeremy Rifkin

“ Attitude is your acceptance of the natural laws, or your rejection of the natural laws. ”

- Jim Rohn

“ Nature's law affirm instead of prohibit. If you violate her laws, you are your own prosecuting attorney, judge, jury, and hangman. ”

- Luther Burbank

“ When men are pure, laws are useless; when men are corrupt, laws are broken. ”

- Benjamin Disraeli

“ The more corrupt the state, the more numerous the laws. ”

- Tacitus

“ Say what you will about the sweet miracle of unquestioning faith, I consider a capacity for it terrifying and absolutely vile! ”

- Kurt Vonnegut

“ Say what you will about the Ten Commandments, you must always come back to the pleasant fact that there are only ten of them. ”

- H.L. Mencken

“ A state is better governed which has few laws, and those laws strictly observed. ”

- Rene Descartes

“ The English laws punish vice; the Chinese laws do more, they reward virtue. ”

- Oliver Goldsmith

“ I know no method to secure the repeal of bad, obnoxious, or unjust laws so effective as their strict execution. ”

- Ulysses S. Grant

“ Laws, like houses, lean on one another. ”

- Edmund Burke

“ Petty laws breed great crimes. ”

- Ouida
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