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And while the law of competition may be sometimes hard for the individual, it is best for the race, because it ensures the survival of the fittest in every department.
View quotes by Andrew Carnegie

I was advised not to do Scream because no one likes horror movies. Then I heard, 'Don't audition because you can't do this bitchy role,' and 'You're way too friendly, no pun intended.' I was also told, 'Play the girlfriend or the doctor or the lawyer - the nice ones.' Now I'm getting scripts where I'm asked to play characters that are tough as nails, and I love it.
View quotes by Courtney Cox

On shooting American Outlaws: I kept saying 'Bang bang' and they kept having to cut.
View quotes by Colin Farrell

"I'm so much more than just Angelina [Jolie's] brother. I'm also Jon Voight's son and Billy Bob Thorton's brother-in-law."
View quotes by James Haven

Philosophy is such an impertinently litigious lady that a man has as good be engaged in law suits as have to do with her (letter to Edmund Halley)
View quotes by Sir Isaac Newton

The laws of God, the laws of man he may keep that will and can; not I: let God and man decree laws for themselves and not for me.
View quotes by A E Housman

We are here, not because we are law-breakers; we are here in our efforts to become law-makers.
View quotes by Emmeline Pankhurst

Only one thing is impossible for God: To find any sense in any copyright law on the planet
View quotes by Mark Twain

Certain flaws are necessary for the whole. It would seem strange if old friends lacked certain quirks.
View quotes by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

The one great principle of the English law is, to make business for itself.
View quotes by Charles Dickens

'If the law supposes that,' said Mr Bumble...' the law is an ass - an idiot.'
View quotes by Charles Dickens

This is a court of law young man, not a court of justice.
View quotes by Oliver Wendell Holmes

Liberty is the right of doing whatever the laws permit.
View quotes by Charles Montesquieu

Wherever Law ends, Tyranny begins
View quotes by John Locke

The animals are not as stupid as one thinks - they have neither doctors nor lawyers
View quotes by L Doquier

I am ashamed the law is such an ass.
View quotes by George Chapman

The United States is a nation of laws, badly written and randomly enforced.
View quotes by Frank Zappa

I admit it is better fun to punt than be punted, and that a desire to have all the fun is nine-tenths of the law of chivalry.
View quotes by Dorothy L Sayers

Guns aren't lawful, nooses give, gas smells awful - you might as well live.
View quotes by Dorothy Parker

The more corrupt the state, the more numerous the laws.
View quotes by Tacitus

One law for lion and ox is oppression.
View quotes by William Blake

'Make America what we want it to be — a literate country and a hopefuller country.' —Washington, D.C., Jan. 11, 2001

'Natural gas is hemispheric. I like to call it hemispheric in nature because it is a product that we can find in our neighborhoods.'
Austin, Texas, Dec. 20, 2000

'I knew it might put him in an awkward position that we had a discussion before finality has finally happened in this presidential race.'
Describing a phone call to Sen. John Breaux. Crawford, Texas, Dec. 2, 2000

'The legislature's job is to write law. It's the executive branch's job to interpret law.'
Austin, Texas, Nov. 22, 2000

'They misunderestimated me.'
Bentonville, Ark., Nov. 6, 2000

'They want the federal government controlling Social Security like it's some kind of federal program.'
St. Charles, Mo., Nov. 2, 2000

'The only things that I can tell you is that every case I have reviewed I have been comfortable with the innocence or guilt of the person that I've looked at. I do not believe we've put a guilty... I mean innocent person to death in the state of Texas.'
-All Things Considered, NPR, June 16, 2000

BUSH: 'First of all, Cinco de Mayo is not the independence day. That's dieciseis de Septiembre, and ...'
MATTHEWS: 'What's that in English?' BUSH: 'Fifteenth of September.' (Dieciseis de Septiembre = Sept. 16) -Hardball, MSNBC, May 31, 2000

'It's clearly a budget. It's got a lot of numbers in it.'
-Reuters, May 5, 2000

'Will the highways on the Internet become more few?'
-Concord, N.H., Jan. 29, 2000

'This is Preservation Month. I appreciate preservation. It's what you do when you run for president. You gotta preserve.'

-Speaking during 'PERSEVERENCE Month' at Fairgrounds Elementary School in Nashua, N.H. As quoted in the Los Angeles Times, Jan. 28, 2000

'What I am against is quotas. I am against hard quotas, quotas they basically delineate based upon whatever. However they delineate, quotas, I think vulcanize society. So I don't know how that fits into what everybody else is saying, their relative positions, but that's my position.'
-The San Francisco Chronicle, Jan. 21, 2000

'Rarely is the question asked: Is our children learning?' -Florence, S.C., Jan. 11, 2000

'Gov. Bush will not stand for the subsidation of failure.' -ibid

'I think anybody who doesn't think I'm smart enough to handle the job is underestimating.'
-U.S. News & World Report, April 3, 2000
View quotes by George W Bush

Dirt is only matter out of place; and what is a blot on the escutcheon of the Common Law may be a jewel in the crown of the Social Republic
View quotes by John Chipman Gray

Christianity is part of the laws of England.
View quotes by Sir Matthew Hale

'It would be really great if people would realize that stars are only people with the same weaknesses and flaws, not immaculate idols.'
View quotes by Meg Ryan

Morris read through the letter. Was it a shade too fulsome? No, that was another law of academic life: it is impossible to be excessive in flattery of one's peers.
View quotes by David Lodge

France, mother of arts, of warfare, and of laws (Les Regrets)
View quotes by Joachim Du Bellay

In language, the ignorant have prescribed laws to the learned. (Maxims, 1830)
View quotes by Richard Duppa

Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law (Book of the Law)
View quotes by Aleister Crowley

Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion (Parkinson's Law)
View quotes by C Northcote Parkinson



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