Laws are not made like lime-twigs or nets, to catch everything that toucheth them; but rather like sea-marks, to guide from shipwreck the ignorant passenger.
The law often allows what honor forbids.
A country is considered the more civilized the more wisdom and efficiency of its laws hinder a weak man from becoming too weak or a powerful one too powerful.
Where law ends, there tyranny begins.
Law should be like death, which spares no one.
Laws can discover sin, but not remove it.
The law is not so much carved in stone as it is written in water, flowing in and out with the tide.
The laws sometimes sleep, but never die.
Laws grind the poor, and rich men rule the law.
The English laws punish vice; the Chinese laws do more, they reward virtue.
Our human laws are but the copies, more or less imperfect, of the eternal laws, so far as we can read them.
When law becomes despotic, morals are relaxed, and vice versa.
No brilliance is required in law, just common sense and relatively clean fingernails.
Who loves law, dies either mad or poor.
Every ruler is harsh whose laws is new.
Strain not the laws to make their tortures grievous.
Where there are laws, he who has not broken them need not tremble.
The fact that a player is very short of time is, to my mind, as little to be considered an excuse as, for instance, the statement of the law-breaker that he was drunk at the time he committed the crime.
The law is reason unaffected by desire.
Even when laws have been written down, they ought not always to remain unaltered.
An unjust law is no law at all.
It seems to be a law of American life that whatever enriches us anywhere except in the wallet inevitably becomes uneconomic.
There are two things that need to be taken away. First the lies and this government which needs to follow the law and imprison those implicated in the coup. The chiefs are being used just like those that have been made to believe that there is $6million in the bank for them. This Bill was pushed by the SDL party, the very same people that supported what happened in 2000 and there are opportunists seating in the council looking to mislead the council.
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