Nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced.
La beauté qui parle aux yeux, reprit-elle, n’est que le prestige d’un moment; l’œuil du corps n'est pas toujours celui de l'âme.George Sand
Nothing depict better the poverty of human nature than to see men, placed at the head of a State, and who should, so to speak, embody (or personnify) the law, be concerned (or worried, or preccupied) only with their own prestige and their own particular interests.african spir
War will exist until that distant day when the conscientious objector enjoys the same reputation and prestige that the warrior does today.john f. kennedy
I earn it by enjoying such authorityand prestige that people will not buy expensive Italian pictures without myapproval.Bernard Berenson