If anyone tells you that you cannot legislate morality, remeber that legislation IS morality.
You can't legislate good will - that comes through education.
Of course, you can't legislate for how people are going to read.
You can't legislate or litigate good, healthy behavior but we must be willing to educate people at an early age about the affects of unhealthy living.
If there be any plausible reason for supposing that we have the right to legislate on the slave interests of the District, you cannot put down the investigation of the subject out of doors, by refusing to receive petitions.
I'm a little skeptical about using the Constitution this way, but I also believe marriage is between a man and a woman and that the courts shouldn't legislate this matter.
One cannot legislate problems out of existence. It has been tried.
In fact, it is often times a detriment for the Government to preemptively legislate on an issue before we can either define it or grasp its impact.
Political correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred.
You can't legislate morality.
If you don't have collective agreements between unions and employers, governments have to legislate more.
It is a truism that almost any sect, cult, or religion will legislate its creed into law if it acquires the political power to do so.
I've been campaigning for 17 of the last 24 months. I'm ready to legislate and not campaign.
The Koran and the laws of all civilized nations legislate against the vilification of religions.
It's a hard thing to legislate. You can't legislate good taste and you can't put a number on it in terms of square footage,... It's a question of where individual rights end and community rights begin.
Man never legislates, but destinies and accidents, happening in all sorts of ways, legislate in all sorts of ways.