Quotes of Enact

“ Why keep on enacting laws when we already have more than we can break. ”

- Unknown

“ Let me enjoy the earth no less because the all-enacting light that fashioned forth its loveliness had other aims than my delight. ”

- Thomas Hardy

“ To speak gratitude is courteous and pleasant, to enact gratitude is generous and noble, but to live gratitude is to touch Heaven. ”

- Johannes A. Gaertner

“ We enact many laws that manufacture criminals, and then a few that punish them. ”

- Benjamin Ricketson Tucker

“ States should have the right to enact… laws… particularly to end the inhumane practice of ending a life that otherwise could live. ”

- George W. Bush

“ Vermont needs to enact a civil commitment law that ensures untreatable sex offenders are not released into the community to victimize again. ”

- James H. Douglas

“ One cannot legislate problems out of existence. It has been tried. ”

- Norman Augustine

“ I never deliberately learned to read, but somehow I had been wallowing illicitly in the daily papers. In the long hours of church — was it then I learned? I could not remember not being able to read hymns. How that i was compelled to think about it, reading was something that just came to me, as learning to fasten the seat of my union suit without looking around, or achieving two bows from a snarl of shoelaces… ”

- Harper Lee

“ Compare the cinema with theatre. Both are dramatic arts. Theatre brings actors before a public and every night during the season they re-enact the same drama. Deep in the nature of theatre is a sense of ritual. The cinema, by contrast, transports its audience individually, singly, out of the theatre towards the unknown. ”

- John Berger

“ The butterfly's attractiveness derives not only from colors and symmetry: deeper motives contribute to it. We would not think them so beautiful if they did not fly, or if they flew straight and briskly like bees, or if they stung, or above all if they did not enact the perturbing mystery of metamorphosis: the latter assumes in our eyes the value of a badly decoded message, a symbol, a sign. ”

- Primo Levi
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