John Pinette quotes

  • All true religion, all true morality, all true mysticism have but one object, and that is to act on humanity, collective and individual, in such a manner that it shall correspond efficiently with the great law of development, and co-operate consciously therewith to achieve the end of development.

  • The principle of Parliamentary sovereignty means neither more nor less than this, namely, that Parliament thus defined has, under the English constitution, the right to make or unmake any law whatever; and, further, that no person or body is recognised by the law of England as having a right to override or set aside the legislation of Parliament.

  • There is no justice in following unjust laws. It's time to come into the light and, in the grand tradition of civil disobedience, declare our opposition to this private theft of public culture.

  • How accurately can the law fix the crime? There has to be a mechanism for very fast action. The law is like this: catch them and punish them.

  • If particular care and attention is not paid to the ladies, we are determined to foment a rebellion, and will not hold ourselves bound by any laws in which we have no voice, or representation.

  • Almost any seat was comfortable at one-sixth of a gravity.

  • gravity, n. I imagine you saved my life. And then I wonder if I'm just imagining it.

  • Gravity is more suggestive than convincing.

  • Diving is a leap of faith plus gravity.

  • Realism is to fiction what gravity is to walking: a confinement that allows dancing under the right circumstances.