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Definition: The system of rules which a particular country or community recognizes as regulating the actions of its members and which it may enforce by the imposition of penalties. A hill, typically one that is round or conical in shape.
Number of Quotes: 9

I feel overawed by quantity where counting no longer makes sense. By unrepeatability within such a quantity. By creatures of nature gathered in herds, droves, species, in which each individual, while subservient to the mass, retains some distinguishing features. A crowd of people, birds, insects, or leaves is a mysterious assemblage of variants of certain prototype. A riddle of nature's abhorrence of exact repetition or inability to produce it. Just as the human hand cannot repeat its own gesture, I invoke this disturbing law, switching my own immobile herds into that rhythm.
Magdalena Abakanowicz

Chaos was the law of nature; Order was the dream of man.
Henry Adams

A government of laws, and not of men.
John Adams

Power always thinks... that it is doing God's service when it is violating all his laws.
John Adams

The fundamental law of the militia is, that it be created, directed and commanded by the laws, and ever for the support of the laws.
John Adams

Money, which represents the prose of life, and which is hardly spoken of in parlors without an apology, is, in its effects and laws, as beautiful as roses.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun.
Katherine Hepburn

I just find it absolutely bizarre that we are being lectured by the Americans about giving up our sovereignty and giving up control when the Americans won't even sign up to the international convention on the law of the seas, let alone the International Criminal Court.
Boris Johnson

It is a free press ... There are laws to protect the freedom of the press's speech, but none that are worth anything to protect the people from the press.
Mark Twain

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