Law Making Quotes

Law Making Quotes by Alton Brown, James Madison, Garet Garrett, Susan Orlean, Baron de Montesquieu, Catharine Beecher and many others.

If my wife made childhood obesity her mission and I sig

If my wife made childhood obesity her mission and I signed a law making 1/8 cup of tomato paste a vegetable, I’d be sleeping on the sofa.
Alton Brown
It will be of little avail to the people that the laws are made by men of their own choice if the laws be so voluminous that they cannot be read, or so incoherent that they cannot be understood.
James Madison
Loyalty of the law-making power to the executive power was one of the dangers the political fathers foretold.
Garet Garrett
States should pass laws making it illegal to own or trade wild animals; the phony ‘educational’ permits that many private owners have used to skirt those laws should be eliminated.
Susan Orlean
When the [law making] and [law enforcement] powers are united in the same person… there can be no liberty.
Baron de Montesquieu
… any men who would give up the law-making power to women in order to remedy existing evils, would surely be those most ready to enact the needful laws themselves.
Catharine Beecher
Culture itself is neither education nor law-making: it is an atmosphere and a heritage.
H. L. Mencken