The Spirit Of The Law Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 80 Quotes About The Spirit Of The Law

#1. If our life is not a course of humility, self-denial, renunciation of the world, poverty of spirit, and heavenly affection, we do not live the lives of Christians. - Author: William Law
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#2. One might plausibly contend that Congress violates the spirit, if not the letter, of the constitutional doctrine of separation of powers when it exonerates itself from the impositions of the laws it obligates people outside the legislature to obey. - Author: Ruth Bader Ginsburg
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#3. No matter what side of the law you are on, when it comes to revenge, there is no mercy. - Author: R.J. Torbert
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#4. It is the spirit and not the form of law that keeps justice alive. - Author: Earl Warren
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#5. History or custom or social utility or some compelling sense of justice or sometimes perhaps a semi-intuitive apprehension of the pervading spirit of our law must come to the rescue of the anxious judge and tell him where to go. - Author: Benjamin N. Cardozo
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#6. We must continue in prayer if we are to get an outpouring of the Spirit. Christ says there are some things we shall not get, unless we pray and fast, yes, "prayer and fasting." We must control the flesh and abstain from whatever hinders direct fellowship with God. - Author: Bonar Law
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#7. The morality of customs,the spirit of the laws, produces the man emancipated from the law. - Author: Gilles Deleuze
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#8. The decision violates both the letter and spirit of the law. - Author: Philip E. Berger
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#9. The mobs of the great cities add just so much to the support of pure government as sores do to the strength of the human body. It is the manners and spirit of a people which preserve a republic in vigor. A degeneracy in these is a canker which soon eats to the heart of its laws and constitution. - Author: Thomas Jefferson
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#10. Perhaps there cannot be a better way of judging of what manner of spirit we are of, than to see whether the actions of our life are such as we may safely commend them to God in our prayers. - Author: William Law
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#11. That's not the spirit of the law, Emma. Remember? The Law is hard, but it is the Law."
"I thought it was 'the Law is annoying, but it is also flexible. - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#12. It's not the law of religion nor the principles of morality that define our highways and pathways to God; only by the Grace of God are we led and drawn, to God. It is His grace that conquers a multitude of flaws and in that grace, there is only favor. Favor is not achieved; favor is received. - Author: C. JoyBell C.
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#13. If giving hurts, then receiving will likely hurt, and you must again ask yourself why you feel or think the way you do. - Author: Stephen Richards
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#14. Nothing, it is true, is more common than for both Science and Art to pay homage to the spirit of the age, and for creative taste to accept the law of critical taste. - Author: Friedrich Schiller
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#15. 5:14 For the entire law is fulfilled by one word: "You shall love your neighbor as yourself." 5:15 But if you bite and devour one another, be careful that you are not consumed by one another! 5:16 So then, I say: Walk in the spirit, and you will not fulfill the desires of the flesh. - Author: Ronald L. Conte Jr.
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#16. I was an optimist, a great champion of the human spirit. And I lost that for a time. I feel like I've regained a bit of that in the last few years but there was a period of my life in which I had a very low opinion of people in general. - Author: Jude Law
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#17. As all types and figures in the Law were but empty shadows without the coming of Christ, so the New Testament is but a dead letter without the Holy Spirit in redeemed men as the living power of a full salvation. - Author: William Law
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#18. When we assign ourselves the mission of changing others who show no want or need to change, it blocks our spirit-it drains us-and prevents us from attracting into our lives that which we need to grow. - Author: Charles F. Glassman
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#19. It is the custom of the Roman Church which I unworthily serve with the help of God, to tolerate some things, to turn a blind eye to some, following the spirit of discretion rather than the rigid letter of the law. - Author: Pope Gregory VII
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#20. Only a fool permits the letter of the law to override the spirit in the heart. Do not let a piece of paper stand in the way of true love and headlines. - Author: Rod Stewart
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#21. It may be that these loan arrangements conform to the letter of the law, but they do not conform to the spirit of the law and to the principle of transparency on which it is based. - Author: Bill Vaughan
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#22. In all religions, as in all legal systems. people find ways to skirt the rules. We obey the letter of the law without honoring its spirit, and then reassure ourselves of our righteousness. - Author: Sy Montgomery
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#23. Just, harmonious, temperate as is the spirit of liberty, there is in the name and mere notion of it a vagueness so opposite to the definite clearness of the moral law ... - Author: Augustus William Hare
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#24. What the Scriptures testify is that the Law was given until the time appointed for man to receive the indwelling Spirit of Christ. Those who have received the Holy Spirit are new creations. They are born of righteous seed. The Law was not made for such as these. I - Author: Joseph Herrin
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#25. There are many instances when one person is enough to change the world. - Author: Stephen Richards
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#26. May you find grace as you surrender to life. May you find happiness, as you stop seeking it. May you come to trust these laws and inherit the wisdom of the Earth. May you reconnect with the heart of nature and feel the blessings of Spirit. - Author: Dan Millman
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#27. The living Church of the redeemed is his book. He founded a religion of the living spirit, not of a written code, like the Mosaic law. Yet his words and deeds are recorded by as honest and reliable witnesses as ever put pen to paper. - Author: Philip Schaff
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#28. [T]here is not a syllable in the plan under consideration which directly empowers the national courts to construe the laws according to the spirit of the Constitution. - Author: Alexander Hamilton
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#29. Mushari didn't see anything funny in that. He never saw anything funny in anything, so deeply immured was he by the utterly unplayful spirit of the law. - Author: Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
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#30. To this it must be added that a sincere love of the law of God is a sure sign of our adoption because it is a work of the Spirit. . . - Author: John Calvin
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#31. In general, we as police officers - at least the good police officers - like to look at each situation case by case and always pay close attention to the spirit of the law rather than the letter of the law. - Author: Steven Seagal
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#32. It is the law of Spirit that we must be that which we would draw to us. If we would draw to us love, we must be love, be loving and kind; if we would have peace and harmony in our environment, we must establish it within ourselves. - Author: Charles Fillmore
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#33. Where principles and heart stand in conflict with each other, let us make the law of the spirit free from the law of principles. - Author: Albert Schweitzer
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#34. The priest is immense because he makes others believe in a heap of weird things. The Church wanting to do everything and be everything: it is a law of human spirit. Peoples adore authority. Priests are the servants and followers of imagination. The throne and the altar: revolutionary maxim. - Author: Charles Baudelaire
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#35. The Universe and Spirit do not understand limitations ... PEOPLE invented limitations! - Author: Jennifer O'Neill
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#36. The spirit of the law is the least of the things we're prepared to violate. - Author: Howard Tayler
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#37. Women [in ancient Rome] were condemned to the perpetual tutelage of parents, husbands, or guardians; a sex created to please and obey was never supposed to have attained the age of reason and experience. Such, at least, was the stern and haughty spirit of the ancient law ... - Author: Edward Gibbon
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#38. Many will be affected with some gross sins of theirs against the law, who never see the venom of their unbelief of the gospel. But this is the sin that draws deepest; and therefore that is the sin which the Spirit is in a special manner to convince of. - Author: Thomas Boston
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#39. I am delivered from the law. I serve God in the newness of the spirit. - Author: Imogen Garner
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#40. The mission of law is not to oppress persons and plunder them of their property, even thought the law may be acting in a philanthropic spirit. Its mission is to protect property. - Author: Frederic Bastiat
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#41. To be Christians under the law of grace does not mean to wander unbridled outside the law, but to be engrafted in Christ, by whose grace we are free from the curse of the law, and by whose Spirit we have the law engraved upon our hearts. - Author: John Calvin
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#42. It is a law in the universe that a wave of spiritual awakening is always followed by a period of doubting materialism, each phase is necessary in order that the spirit may receive equal development of heart and intellect without being carried too far in either direction. - Author: Max Heindel
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#43. There is a difference between the letter of the law and the spirit of the law. - Author: R.J. Torbert
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#44. Through the grace of Christ we shall live in obedience to the law of God written upon our hearts. Having the Spirit of Christ, we shall walk even as He walked. - Author: Ellen G. White
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#45. Those who are afraid of freedom are those who cannot trust us to live in them. Trying to keep the law is actually a declaration of independence, a way of keeping control - Author: Wm. Paul Young
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#46. The most complete human being is he or she who consciously or unconsciously obeys the profound physical laws of our being in such a way that the spirit receives as much help and as little hindrance from the body as possible. - Author: Marie Stopes
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#47. Our profession is good, if practiced in the spirit of it; it is damnable fraud and iniquity when its true spirit is supplied by a spirit of mischief-making and money catching. - Author: Daniel Webster
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#48. Christ is redemption only as He actually redeems and delivers our nature from sin. If He is not the law and spring of a new spirit of life, He is nothing. "As many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God," as many, no more. - Author: Horace Bushnell
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#49. Laws and conditions that tend to debase human personality - a God-given force - be they brought by the State or individuals, must be relentlessly opposed in the spirit of defiance shown by St. Peter when he said to the rulers of his day: 'Shall we obey God or man?' - Author: Albert Lutuli
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#50. All our salvation consists in the manifestation of the nature, life and spirit of Jesus Christ in our inward new man. This alone is Christian redemption, this alone delivers from the guilt and power of sin, this alone redeems and renews. - Author: William Law
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#51. Nonviolence is the law of our species as violence is the law of the brute. The spirit lies dormant in the brute, and he knows no law but that of physical might. The dignity of man requires obedience to a higher laws - to the strength of the spirit. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#52. There is a spiritual law of choosing, believing, abiding, and holding steady in our walk with God, which is essential to the working of the Holy Spirit either in our sanctification or healing. - Author: Lettie Cowman
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#53. Beware of license to the flesh, under the coat of liberty of the Spirit; and let none thinke that law-curses, looseth us from all law-obedience; or that Christ hath cryed down the tenne commandments; and that Gospel-liberty is a dispensation for law-loosenesse; or that free grace is a lawless Pope. - Author: Samuel Rutherford
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#54. Whatever you wish for your life will be first felt in your heart, the voice of your spirit - Author: Daniel Marques
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#55. Same spirit which gave it forth, - is the fundamental law of criticism. A life in harmony with nature, the love of truth and of virtue, will purge the eyes to understand her text. By degrees - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#56. Chieftains must understand that the spirit of the law is greater than its letter. - Author: Attila The Hun
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#57. The dignity of man requires obedience to a higher law, to the strength of the spirit. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#58. Small men command the letter of the law. Great men serve its spirit. For the spirit of the law is justice ... and justice is the spirit of God. - Author: J.C. Marino
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#59. PRINCIPLE is likewise such a law for action, except that it has not the formal definite meaning, but is only the spirit and sense of law in order to leave the judgment more freedom of application when the diversity of the real world cannot be laid hold of under the definite form of a law. - Author: Carl Von Clausewitz
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#60. The Prince of the power of the air seems to bend all the force of his attack against the spirit of prayer. - Author: Bonar Law
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#61. Dissents are appeals to the brooding spirit of the law, to the intelligence of another day. - Author: Charles Evans Hughes
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#62. Use it or lose it" is a law of nature, but mercifully "not a soul will be lost" is a law of the spirit that supersedes it. - Author: Arianna Huffington
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#63. The most universal and effectual way of discovering the true meaning of law, when the words are dubious, is by considering the reason and spirit of it; or the cause which moved the legislator to enact it. for when this reason ceased, the law itself ought likewise to cease with it. - Author: William Blackstone
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#64. I'm an ambitious person, and Harvard makes me feel successful, just having gotten in here. That's the ugly side of why I'm proud of being at Harvard Law School. Another reason is because there's a spirit of serious intellectual endeavor here. - Author: Scott Turow
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#65. Galatians 5:18 asks, "Why don't you choose to be led by the Spirit and so escape the erratic compulsions of a law-dominated existence?" (MSG). - Author: Rick Warren
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#66. Until we are renewed in the spirit of our mind and illumined in every part, our very virtues are but taught practices grafted upon a corrupt bottom - Author: William Law
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#67. Read whatever chapter of scripture you will, and be ever so delighted with it - yet it will leave you as poor, as empty and unchanged as it found you unless it has turned you wholly and solely to the Spirit of God, and brought you into full union with and dependence upon him. - Author: William Law
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#68. 22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law. - Author: Anonymous
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#69. Received ye the Spirit by the works of the law, or by the hearing of faith? are ye so foolish? having begun in the Spirit, are ye now made perfect by the flesh? - Author: Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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#70. Behold, he offereth himself a sacrifice for sin, to answer the ends of the law, unto all those who have a broken heart and a contrite spirit; and unto none else can the ends of the law be answered. - Author: Joseph Smith Jr.
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#71. Nothing could be more dangerous than following the popular maxim whereby it is the spirit of the law that must be consulted. This is an embankment that, once broken, gives way to a torrent of opinions. - Author: Cesare Beccaria
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#72. Laws are partly formed for the sake of good men, in order to instruct them how they may live on friendly terms with one another, and partly for the sake of those who refuse to be instructed, whose spirit cannot be subdued, or softened, or hindered from plunging into evil. - Author: Plato
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#73. Once you realize the magic of life is inside you; its impossible not to see it outside as well. - Author: Renae A. Sauter
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#74. From morning to night keep Jesus in thy heart, long for nothing, desire nothing, hope for nothing but to have all that is within thee changed into the spirit and temper of the holy Jesus. - Author: William Law
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#75. No man has ever yet been hanged for breaking the spirit of a law. - Author: Grover Cleveland
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#76. The genius of the people will ill brook the inquisitive and preemptory spirit of excise laws. - Author: Alexander Hamilton
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#77. The greater number of people take their opinions on trust, to avoid the trouble of exercising their own minds, and these indolent beings naturally adhere to the letter, rather than the spirit of a law, divine or human. - Author: Mary Wollstonecraft
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#78. Medication alone is not to be relied on. In one half the cases medicine is not needed, or is worse than useless. Obedience to spiritual and physical laws
hygeine [sic] of the body, and hygeine of the spirit
is the surest warrant for health and happiness. - Author: Harriot Kezia Hunt
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#79. This, and this alone, is Christianity, a universal holiness in every part of life, a heavenly wisdom in all our actions, not conforming to the spirit and temper of the world but turning all worldly enjoyments into means of piety and devotion to God. - Author: William Law
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#80. Christian holiness is not a matter of painstaking conformity to the individual precepts of an external law code; it is rather a question of the Holy Spirit's producing His fruit in the life, reproducing those graces which were seen in perfection in the life of Christ. - Author: F.F. Bruce
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