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Law quotes - Possession isn't nine-tenths of the law. It's nine-tenths of the problem. Share

“Possession isn't nine-tenths of the law. It's nine-tenths of the problem.”

“I submit that an individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law.”

Law quotes - Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression; in order that every man present his views without penalty there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population. Share

“Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression; in order that every man present his views without penalty there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.”

Law quotes - Taste cannot be controlled by law. Share

“Taste cannot be controlled by law.”

Law quotes - If you have ten thousand regulations you destroy all respect for the law. Share

“If you have ten thousand regulations you destroy all respect for the law.”

“The more laws and order are made prominent,
The more thieves and robbers there will be.”

“People must help one another; it is nature's law.”

Law quotes - The United States is a nation of laws: badly written and randomly enforced. Share

“The United States is a nation of laws: badly written and randomly enforced.”

Law quotes - The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Share

“The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly.”

“The good of the people is the greatest law.”

“The main foundations of every state, new states as well as ancient or composite ones, are good laws and good arms you cannot have good laws without good arms, and where there are good arms, good laws inevitably follow.”

“Laws are partly formed for the sake of good men, in order to instruct them how they may live on friendly terms with one another, and partly for the sake of those who refuse to be instructed, whose spirit cannot be subdued, or softened, or hindered from plunging into evil.”

“Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything. ”

“Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws. ”

“No law or ordinance is mightier than understanding.”

“As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain; and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.”

Where there are too many policemen, there is no liberty.
Where there are too many soldiers, there is no peace.
Where there are too many lawyers, there is no justice.

“At his best, man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice he is the worst.”

“The law is reason, free from passion.”

“I have gained this from philosophy: that I do without being commanded what others do only from fear of the law. ”

“Even when laws have been written down, they ought not always to remain unaltered.”

“Those who look for the laws of Nature as a support for their new works collaborate with the creator.”

“A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.”

“Nature never breaks her own laws.”

“Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without.”

“Rightful liberty is unobstructed action according to our will within limits drawn around us by the equal rights of others. I do not add 'within the limits of the law' because law is often but the tyrant's will, and always so when it violates the rights of the individual.”

Law quotes - We must lay hold of the fact that economic laws are not made by nature. They are made by human beings. Share

“We must lay hold of the fact that economic laws are not made by nature. They are made by human beings.”

“My mother-in-law had a pain beneath her left breast. Turned out to be a trick knee. ”

“Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough. ”

“Few cross the river of time and are able to reach non-being. Most of them run up and down only on this side of the river. But those who when they know the law follow the path of the law, they shall reach the other shore and go beyond the realm of death. ”