Give no bounties: make equal laws: secure life and prosperity and you need not give alms
There is a moral law in this world which has its application both to individuals and organized bodies of men. You cannot go on violating these laws in the name of your nation, yet enjoy their advantage as individuals. We may forget truth for our conv
A Lawyer will do anything to win a case, sometimes he will even tell the truth.
Law never made men a whit more just.
All our work, our whole life is a matter of semantics, because words are the tools with which we work, the material out of which laws are made, out of which the Constitution was written. Everything depends on our understanding of them.
He that has once concluded it lawful to resist power, when it wants merit, will soon find a want of merit, to justify his resistance to power
Law is an ass, an idiot.
There is no end to the laws, and no beginning to the execution of them
There are laws to protect the freedom of the press's speech, but none that are worth anything to protect the people from the press
Laws are made for men of ordinary understanding and should, therefore, be construed by the ordinary rules of common sense. Their meaning is not to be sought for in metaphysical subtleties which may make anything mean everything or nothing at pleasure
Give us kinder laws to bring us back when we're a-going wrong and don't set Jail, Jail, Jail afore us everywhere we turn
The strictest law sometimes becomes the severest injustice.
The juries are our judges of all fact, and of law when they choose it.
If the freedom of religion, guaranteed to us by law in theory, can ever rise in practice under the overbearing inquisition of public opinion, then and only then will truth, prevail over fanaticism
In matters of conscience, the law of the majority has no place.
In no sense do I advocate evading or defying the law. That would lead to anarchy.
Law in origin was merely a codification of the power of dominant groups, and did not aim at anything that to a modern man would appear to be justice
His (Cardinal ) own opinion was his law
If a law were passed giving six months to every writer of a first book, only the good ones would do it
The law hath not been dead, though it hath slept
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