Rule Of Law Related Quotes



...governments, including free and democratic governments, are not really friendly to freedom and democracy. They abhor any rule of law that limits their powers and penchant for social engineering.

George Jonas


The clearest way to show what the rule of law means to us in everyday life is to recall what has happened when there is no rule of law.

Dwight D. Eisenhower


Judges . . . rule on the basis of law, not public opinion, and they should...

Warren E. Burger


The rule of law should be respected so that the basic structure of our democracy is maintained and further strengthened.

Lal Bahadur Shastri


Commitment to the rule of law provides a basic assurance that people can know what to expect whether what they do is popular or unpopular at the time.

Sandra Day O'connor


We cannot build foundations of a state without rule of law.

Mahmoud Abbas


Trade creates jobs and lifts people out of poverty. And when that happens, societies stabilize and grow. And there is nothing like a stable society to fight terrorism and strengthen democracy, freedom and rule of law.

Dennis Hastert


Our constitution enshrines the rule of law, freedom of worship and expression, we cherish these values too.

Hillary Clinton


Unfortunately, the true force which propels our endless political disputes, our constant struggles for political advantage, is often not our burning concern for democracy, it is often of our dedication to the principle of the rule of law.

Olusegun Obasanjo


Law is defined to be a rule of action; but how can that be a rule, which is little known and less fixed?

Alexander Hamilton