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"In a state where corruption abounds, laws must be very numerous." Tacitus 5 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"There is hardly a political question in the United States which does not sooner or later turn into a judicial one." Alexis de Tocqueville 5 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Laws are like cobwebs, which may catch small flies, but let wasps and hornets break through." Jonathan Swift 4 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The trouble with fighting for human freedom is that one spends most of one's time defending scoundrels. For it is against scoundrels that oppressive laws are first aimed, and oppression must be stopped at the beginning if it is to be stopped at all." Henry Mencken 4.5 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"A judge is a law student who marks his own examination papers." Henry Mencken 4.5 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"When the president does it that means that it is not illegal." Richard Nixon 3.909090909090909 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"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." Plato 4.5 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"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." Martin Luther King Jr. 4.375 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Laws too gentle are seldom obeyed; too severe, seldom executed." Benjamin Franklin 4.5 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer." Robert Frost 4.625 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"When you break the big laws, you do not get freedom; you do not even get anarchy. You get the small laws." GK Chesterton 4.666666666666667 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny." Edmund Burke 3.2 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote


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