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34 Greatest Quotes About Legal


The essence of tyranny is the enforcement of stupid laws. Edmund Burke
Laws made by common consent must not be trampled on by individuals. George Washington
Laws are like cobwebs, which may catch small flies, but let wasps and hornets break through. Jonathan Swift
A lean compromise is better than a fat lawsuit. George Herbert
The safety of the people shall be the highest law. Marcus Tullius Cicero
What is right is not always the same as what is legal. Edward Snowden
Punishment is justice for the unjust. Saint Augustine
In the Halls of Justice the only justice is in the halls. Lenny Bruce
Laws are like sausages, it is better not to see them being made. Otto von Bismarck
People are getting smarter nowadays; they are letting lawyers, instead of their conscience, be their guide. Will Rogers
Laws are the sovereigns of sovereigns. Louis XIV
Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery. Calvin Coolidge
Charity is no substitute for justice withheld. Saint Augustine
All ambitions are lawful except those which climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind. Joseph Conrad
Deceive not thy physician, confessor, nor lawyer. George Herbert
Lawyers are the only persons in whom ignorance of the law is not punished. Jeremy Bentham
The legal battle against segregation is won, but the community battle goes on. Dorothy Day
No oppression is so heavy or lasting as that which is inflicted by the perversion and exorbitance of legal authority. Joseph Addison
A jury is composed of twelve men of average ignorance. Herbert Spencer
You can't learn everything you need to know legally. John Irving
The only real lawyers are trial lawyers, and trial lawyers try cases to juries. Clarence Darrow
The keystone to justice is the belief that the legal system treats all fairly. Janet Reno
Like all other law-abiding Americans, I fully support legal immigration. Ted Nugent
The legal system is often a mystery, and we, its priests, preside over rituals baffling to everyday citizens. Henry Miller
I think lawyers who engage in pro bono service to protect those who cannot help themselves are truly the heroes and the heroines of the legal profession. Janet Reno
Taiwan gives a lot of foreign aid to Costa Rica, so it looks like they are basically buying the right to fish, even though it's not legal. Paul Watson
We need to remain a nation that doesn't just welcome but that celebrates legal immigrants who come here seeking to pursue the American Dream. Ted Cruz
It is not monogamy when there is one legal wife, and mistresses out of sight. Annie Besant