26 Legislative Branch Quotes On Success In Life

These legislative branch quotes will inspire you. The legislative branch is made up of the House and Senate, known collectively as the Congress.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging legislative branch quotes, legislative branch sayings, and legislative branch proverbs.

Best Legislative Branch Quotes

  1. “‘Empathy’ is the latest code word for liberal activism, for treating the Constitution as malleable clay to be kneaded and molded in whatever form justices want. It represents an expansive view of the judiciary in which courts create a policy that couldn’t pass the legislative branch or if it did, would generate voter backlash.” ~ Karl Rove
  2. “I’ve been in the legislative branch and now the executive branch and in each case, I felt it was important we use our constitutional responsibilities to the fullest.” ~ John Engler
  3. “The executive branch has grown too strong, the judicial branch too arrogant and the legislative branch too stupid.” ~ Lyn Nofziger
  4. “The Supreme Court and courts, in general, have been usurping the role of the legislative branch of government.” ~ Todd Akin

  5. “I am mindful of the difference between the executive branch and the legislative branch. I assured all four of these leaders that I know the difference, and that difference is they pass the laws and I execute them.” ~ George W. Bush
  6. “The question whether the judges are invested with exclusive authority to decide on the constitutionality of a law has been heretofore a subject of consideration with me in the exercise of official duties. Certainly, there is not a word in the Constitution which has given that power to them more than to the Executive or Legislative branches.” ~ Thomas Jefferson
  7. “Charity is no part of the legislative duty of the government.” ~ James Madison
  8. “Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress, but I repeat myself.” ~ Mark Twain

  9. “In our system of government, the judicial and legislative branches have different roles. Judges are not politicians. Judges must decide cases, not champion causes. Judges must settle legal disputes, not pursue agendas. Judges must interpret and apply the law, not make the law.” ~ Orrin Hatch
  10. “So that the executive and legislative branches of the national government depend upon, and emanate from the states. Every where the state sovereignties are represented; and the national sovereignty, as such, has no representation.” ~ Joseph Story
  11. “Our executive branch does not believe in interfering with what the legislative branch chooses to do. We believe in federalism.” ~ Kellyanne Conway
  12. “I am one who believes that the people’s views and values are represented by those who they elect in the legislative branch and not unelected federal judges appointed for life.” ~ George Allen

  13. “Apparently a great many people have forgotten that the framers of our Constitution went to such great effort to create an independent judicial branch that would not be subject to retaliation by either the executive branch or the legislative branch because of some decision made by those judges.” ~ Sandra Day O’Connor
  14. “No man has a natural right to commit aggression on the equal rights of another; and this is all from which the laws ought to restrain him.” ~ Thomas Jefferson
  15. “The Senate was the equivalent of an aristocracy at the beginning. Senators were not even elected; they were appointed in the early days. Then that changed, and senators did become elected. But the Senate is designed to slow down out-of-control, madcap activity elsewhere in the legislative branch (i.e., in the House), and the 60-vote rule was part of that.” ~ Rush Limbaugh
  16. “Global climate change is real. The legislative branch of our government is our last line of defense against pollution which is why I am so grateful to have the NRDC making our voice heard.” ~ Kyra Sedgwick

  17. “Experience has instructed us that no skill in the science of government has yet been able to discriminate and define, with sufficient certainty, its three great provinces the legislative, executive, and judiciary; or even the privileges and powers of the different legislative branches.” ~ James Madison
  18. “The U.S. has become a de facto one-party state, with the legislative branch permanently controlled by an incumbent’s party and every president exploiting his role as Commander-in-Chief to expand on the imperial prerogatives of his office.” ~ Andrew Bacevich
  19. “It’s really not a stretch. The checks and balances are the same. The drums are the executive branch. The jazz orchestra is the legislative branch. Logic and reason are like jazz solos. The bass player is the judicial branch. One our greatest ever is Milt Hinton and his nickname is “The Judge.”” ~ Wynton Marsalis
  20. “[Nicolas Maduro] completely controls the judicial branch, controls the courts, has denied their basic rights and the responsibility that the legislative branch has in that country.” ~ Marco Rubio

  21. “The government of the United States is a definite government, confined to specified objects. It is not like the state governments, whose powers are more general. Charity is no part of the legislative duty of the government.” ~ James Madison
  22. “We are very hip on the fact that America’s always No. 1. On this, we are not, in terms of the number of women in our legislative branches and obviously as head of state. We need to push on that. I hate to say this: It isn’t all men’s fault. I think some of it is our own attitude and approach. Some of it very healthy, that women want to make choices about their lives and how they want to spend their time, and what they value.” ~ Madeleine Albright
  23. “The pornography of tough-mindedness, covert action, and preparedness for “peace through strength” has had a predictably hypnotic effect on the legislative branch, turning it from legal watchdog to lapdog.” ~ Christopher Hitchens
  24. “The do-not-call registry is still being challenged in court. Yet, the conclusions of the American people, the legislative branch, and the executive branch are beyond question.” ~ George W. Bush

  25. “Global warming may be a ‘crisis,’ even ‘the most pressing environmental problem of our time.’ … Indeed, it may ultimately affect nearly everyone on the planet in some potentially adverse way, and it may be that governments have done too little to address it. It is not a problem, however, that has escaped the attention of policymakers in the Executive and Legislative Branches of our Government, who continue to consider regulatory, legislative, and treaty-based means of addressing global climate change.” ~ John Roberts
  26. “I do think that there has to be a legal solution, a legal solution on the part of the nation’s legislative branch, an immigration proposal.” ~ Marco Rubio

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