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The Priestly Code preponderates over the rest of the legislation in force, as well as in bulk; in all matters of primary importance it is the normal and final authority.


Julius Wellhausen


#bulk #code #final #force #importance

The people in general ought to have regard to the moral character of those whom they invest with authority either in the legislative, executive, or judicial branches.


John Witherspoon


#branches #character #either #executive #general

I cannot stand authority.


Mikhail Baryshnikov


#cannot #i #stand

Let us come to the philosophers, whose authority is of greater weight, and their judgment more to be relied on, because they are believed to have paid attention, not to matters of fiction, but to the investigation of the truth.


Lactantius


#authority #because #believed #come #fiction

We all agree that we've got to bring these terrorists to justice and to make sure that they're never allowed to perpetrate such an evil act as they did. And so all of us are dealing with that. We know that the President has the authority to go to war under the War Powers Act.


Barbara Lee


#agree #allowed #authority #bring #dealing

The disappearance of a sense of responsibility is the most far-reaching consequence of submission to authority.


Stanley Milgram


#consequence #disappearance #far-reaching #most #responsibility

We'll have a public power authority, which will also have the ability to build power or finance power. And more importantly, we'll have more power than our economy provides. All of that will give us leverage we don't have today.


Gray Davis


#also #authority #build #economy #finance

One could write a history of science in reverse by assembling the solemn pronouncements of highest authority about what could not be done and could never happen.


Robert A. Heinlein


#assembling #authority #could #done #happen

If children understand that beliefs should be substantiated with evidence, as opposed to tradition, authority, revelation or faith, they will automatically work out for themselves that they are atheists.


Richard Dawkins


#authority #automatically #beliefs #children #evidence

I am conservative by temperament. I disapprove of criminal activity. I am very solidly and markedly on the side of authority. The truth is I would rather err on the side of too much authority than too little.


James Ellroy


#am #authority #conservative #criminal #disapprove






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