„There is a saying as old as the Greeks that it is more important to form good habits than to frame good laws.“

—  Stanley Baldwin, Context: There is a saying as old as the Greeks that it is more important to form good habits than to frame good laws. There is an undercurrent of suspicion that this is true and that, like patriotism, legislation is not enough. The hopes held out when laws are framed are not always realised when laws are passed... What happens to all the laws placed on the statute book? If half the hopes of their promoters had been realised, would not the millennium have arrived ere this? The John Clifford Lecture at Coventry (14 July 1930), published in This Torch of Freedom (1935), p. 46.
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Stanley Baldwin
político británico 1867 - 1947
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„Good habits are here more effectual than good laws elsewhere.“

—  Tacitus Roman senator and historian 58 - 120
End of chapter 19, http://www.unrv.com/tacitus/tacitus-germania-5.php

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„Any government is free to the people under it (whatever be the frame) where the law rules, and the people are a party to those laws, and more than this is tyranny, oligarchy, or confusion.“

—  William Penn English real estate entrepreneur, philosopher, early Quaker and founder of the Province of Pennsylvania 1644 - 1718
Context: I know what is said by the several admirers of monarchy, aristocracy and democracy, which are the rule of one, a few, and many, and are the three common ideas of government, when men discourse on the subject. But I chuse to solve the controversy with this small distinction, and it belongs to all three: Any government is free to the people under it (whatever be the frame) where the law rules, and the people are a party to those laws, and more than this is tyranny, oligarchy, or confusion.

„The natural law of good communications takes the following, quite different, form in SA:
Everything worth saying
about anything worth saying something about
must be expressed in six or fewer pieces.“

—  Douglas T. Ross American computer scientist 1929 - 2007
p. 18; Statement cited in: Peter Freeman, ‎Anthony I. Wasserman (1983), Tutorial on software design techniques. p. 98.

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„Law is order, and good law is good order.“

—  Aristotle Classical Greek philosopher, student of Plato and founder of Western philosophy -384 - -322 a.C.
Book VII, 1326a.29

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„There are no good laws but such as repeal other laws.“

—  Andrew Johnson American politician, 17th president of the United States (in office from 1865 to 1869) 1808 - 1875
Statement (1835), as quoted in Andrew Johnson, Plebeian and Patriot (1928) by Robert Watson Winston.

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„We cannot bring the good old days back but, if we must eat mass-made foods, get laws passed to insist upon its goodness and purity.“

—  Flora Thompson English author and poet 1876 - 1947
September Chapter The Peverel Papers - A yearbook of the countryside ed Julian Shuckburgh Century Hutchinson 1986

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„If you have a government of good laws and bad men, you will have a bad government. For bad men will not be bound by good laws.“

—  Robert LeFevre American libertarian businessman 1911 - 1986
Colorado Springs Gazette-Telegraph, “Unlimited Government” (Dec. 29, 1961).

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