The leading rule for the lawyer, as for the man of every calling, is diligence.
Nobody on this earth is perfect. Everybody has their flaws; everybody has their dark secrets and vices.
Democracy must be built through open societies that share information. When there is information, there is enlightenment. When there is debate, there are solutions. When there is no sharing of power, no rule of law, no accountability, there is abuse, corruption, subjugation and indignation.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
In law a man is guilty when he violates the rights of others. In ethics he is guilty if he only thinks of doing so.
It seems to me that an unjust law is no law at all.
You have undertaken to cheat me. I won't sue you, for the law is too slow. I'll ruin you.
Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without.
The safety of the people shall be the highest law.
There's a natural law of karma that vindictive people, who go out of their way to hurt others, will end up broke and alone.
Two things awe me most, the starry sky above me and the moral law within me.
There is no greater tyranny than that which is perpetrated under the shield of the law and in the name of justice.
No man is above the law and no man is below it: nor do we ask any man's permission when we ask him to obey it.
Give no bounties: make equal laws: secure life and prosperity and you need not give alms
There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law and in the name of justice.
Pray To ask the laws of the universe to be annulled on behalf of a single petitioner confessedly unworthy.
Let us remember we are all part of one American family. We are united in common values, and that includes belief in equality under the law, basic respect for public order, and the right of peaceful protest.
Lawyers are like rhinoceroses: thick skinned, short-sighted, and always ready to charge.
It may be true that the law cannot make a man love me, but it can stop him from lynching me, and I think that's pretty important.
The jury consist of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.
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