Tuesday, February 17, 2004

Quotes

Written laws are like spiders' webs, and will like them only entangle and hold the poor and weak, while the rich and powerful will easily break through them. Anacharsis

Our government is the potent, the omnipresent teacher. For good or for ill, it teaches the whole people by its example. Crime is contagious. If the government becomes a law-breaker, it breeds contempt for law; it invites every man to become a law unto himself; it invites anarchy. Louis D. Brandeis

No written law has been more binding than unwritten custom supported by popular opinion. Carrie Chapman Catt

This is a court of law, young man, not a court of justice. Oliver Wendell

The United States is a nation of laws: badly written and randomly enforced. Frank Zappa

The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln

When dealing with a legal matter - always remember that you are your own best advocate. No one will care as much about the case as you do. Use lawyers but remember - you must take primary responsibility for a successful outcome. Grant Fairley

The price of liberty is eternal vigilance.Thomas Jefferson

Where you find the laws most numerous, there you will find also the greatest injustice. Arcesilaus

Even when laws have been written down, they ought not always to remain unaltered. Aristotle

Law is mind without reason. Aristotle

The welfare of the people is the ultimate law. Cicero

A judge is a law student who marks his own examination papers. H. L. Mencken

Divorce is probably of nearly the same date as marriage. I believe, however, that marriage is some weeks the more ancient. Voltaire

"It is easier to divorce my wife of 26 years than to fire someone I hired one week ago. The person I hire has more legal clout .... than my wife of 26 years. That's wrong." Judge Randall Hekman, President of the Michigan Family Forum

"Only acts of war and the events of natural disasters are more harmful to a child's psyche than the divorce process." The Newsletter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Summer 1997

"We must make individual self-fulfillment secondary to the health of the family." GA. State Rep. Brian Joyce

"It really hurt. It was hard for me to accept not being able to live in the same house with both parents." Teenage girl

"If I go live with grandma can you and dad stay married?" Seven-year-old girl

"Divorce is like two lions in a den attacking each other. You know somebody is going to get hurt real bad. All kids can do is sit behind a window and watch it happen." Nine-year-old boy

"Dad couldn't really be as bad as Mom says he is." Nine-year-old girl

"I don't care who I live with. I love you both. Please don't make me choose--just tell me." Nine-year-old boy

"In one day I could be a college student, my mother's therapist, my dad's escort, and my brother's mother. Small wonder I was a little ditzy that year." Nineteen-year-old woman

"My mom doesn't think she's a good cook. I don't want her to feel bad. So I tell her it's good, just like Daddy used to do." Eight-year-old boy

"I hate my mom's boyfriend but I don't tell her. After all, she'll be alone someday when I'm gone, so I pretend I like him." Thirteen-year-old girl

"To me, getting married is like walking over a mine field; you know it's going to explode . . . you just don't know when!" College student

"I'll probably grow up and get married and have babies, and then I'll get a divorce. Everybody does." Ten-year-old boy

Quotes courtesy of Divorceandkids.com, Worldofquotes.com, houseofquotes.com, and quotationspage.com.

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