Laws - Quotes


The more we know of the fixed laws of nature the more incredible do miracles become.

Charles Darwin

Anyone who believes that the laws of physics are mere social conventions is invited to try transgressing those conventions from the windows of my apartment. (I live on the twenty-first floor.)

Alan Sokal

We have no right to assume that any physical laws exist, or if they have existed up to now, that they will continue to exist in a similar manner in the future.

Max Planck

All the effects of nature are only mathematical results of a small number of immutable laws.

Pierre-Simon Laplace

Numbers written on restaurant bills within the confines of restaurants do not follow the same mathematical laws as numbers written on any other pieces of paper in any other parts of the Universe.

Douglas Adams

- A question, before you go. What is the truth?
- We place faith in ourselves. We see the world the way it really is and hope that one day all mankind might see the same.
- What is the world, then?
- An illusion. One of which can either submit to - like most do - or transcend.
- What is it to transcend?
- To recognize nothing is true and everything is permitted. That laws arise not from divinity, but reason. I understand now that our creed does not commend us to be free - it commends us to be wise.

Assassin`s Creed

The world isn`t run by the laws written on paper. It`s run by people. Some according to laws, others not. It depends on each individual how his world will be, how he makes it. And you also need a whole lot of luck, so that somebody else doesn`t make your life hell. And it ain`t as simple as they tell you in grade school. But it is good to have strong values and to maintain them. In marriage, in crime, in war, always and everywhere.


Laws alone cannot secure freedom of expression; in order that every man may present his views without penalty there must be a spirit of tolerance in the entire population.

Albert Einstein

I supposed if you were going to make a career of breaking laws, you might as well know them.

Richelle Mead

I had jumped off the edge, and then, at the very last moment, something reached out and caught me in midair. That something is what I define as love. It is the one thing that can stop a man from falling, the one thing powerful enough to negate the laws of gravity.

Paul Auster

The laws of nature may be operative up to a certain limit, beyond which they turn against themselves to give birth to the absurd.

Albert Camus

If the misery of our poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.

Charles Darwin

Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Nothing is too wonderful to be true if it be consistent with the laws of nature.

Michael Faraday

Nature and nature's laws lay hid in night;
God said 'Let Newton be' and all was light.

Alexander Pope


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