law quotes

“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. ”

“To live outside the law, you must be honest. ”

“People love westerns worldwide. There's something fantasy-like about an individual fighting the elements. Or even bad guys and the elements. It's a simpler time. There's no organized laws and stuff. ”

“I probably hold the distinction of being one movie star who, by all laws of logic, should never have made it. At each stage of my career, I lacked the experience.”

“The god whom science recognizes must be a God of universal laws exclusively, a God who does a wholesale, not a retail business. He cannot accommodate his processes to the convenience of individuals.”

“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.”

“For time and the world do not stand still. Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.”

“We prefer world law in the age of self-determination to world war in the age of mass extermination.”

“Seek not the favor of the multitude; it is seldom got by honest and lawful means. But seek the testimony of few; and number not voices, but weigh them.”

Law quotes - Two things awe me most, the starry sky above me and the moral law within me.

“Two things awe me most, the starry sky above me and the moral law within me.”

“So act that your principle of action might safely be made a law for the whole world.”