law quotes

“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.”

“Some counterfeits reproduce so very well the truth that it would be a flaw of judgment not to be deceived by them.”

“It is a base thing for a man among the people not to obey those in command. Never in a state can the laws be well administered when fear does not stand firm. ”

“It is only our conception of time that makes us call the Last Judgement by this name. It is, in fact, a kind of martial law. ”

Law quotes - Lawless are they that make their wills their law.

“Lawless are they that make their wills their law.”

Law quotes - Law is mind without reason.

“Law is mind without reason.”

“States should have the right to enact laws... particularly to end the inhumane practice of ending a life that otherwise could live. ”

“The legislature's job is to write law. It's the executive branch's job to interpret law. ”

“If you must break the law, do it to seize power: in all other cases observe it. ”

“In almost every profession - whether it's law or journalism, finance or medicine or academia or running a small business - people rely on confidential communications to do their jobs. We count on the space of trust that confidentiality provides. When someone breaches that trust, we are all worse off for it. ”

“I never thought that the long haired, bearded guy I married in law school would end up being President. ”