law quotes

“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.

“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. ”

“Lawyers are men who hire out their words and anger.”

“It is absolutely impossible to transcend the laws of nature. What can change in historically different circumstances is only the form in which these laws expose themselves. ”

“No one is truly free, they are a slave to wealth, fortune, the law, or other people restraining them from acting according to their will. ”

“Laws are spider webs through which the big flies pass and the little ones get caught.”

“When law becomes despotic, morals are relaxed, and vice versa.”

“Ah! how annoying that the law doesn't allow a woman to change husbands just as one does shirts. ”

“According to the law of nature it is only fair that no one should become richer through damages and injuries suffered by another.”

“Freedom is a man's natural power of doing what he pleases, so far as he is not prevented by force or law. ”

“Laws are silent in time of war. ”

“I never heard of an old man forgetting where he had buried his money! Old people remember what interests them: the dates fixed for their lawsuits, and the names of their debtors and creditors.”

“The more laws, the less justice. ”

“Laws should be interpreted in a liberal sense so that their intention may be preserved.”

“Liberty consists in the power of doing that which is permitted by the law. ”

“The safety of the people shall be the highest law.”

“The magistrates are the ministers for the laws, the judges their interpreters, the rest of us are servants of the law, that we all may be free.”

“To know the laws is not to memorize their letter but to grasp their full force and meaning.”

“The precepts of the law are these: to live honestly, to injure no one, and to give everyone else his due. ”

“In time of war the laws are silent. ”

“The best interpreter of the law is custom. ”

“Decency is the least of all laws, but yet it is the law which is most strictly observed.”