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Let me not be understood as saying that there are no bad laws, nor that grievances may not arise for the redress of which no legal provisions have been made. I mean to say no such thing. But I do mean to say that although bad laws, if they exist, should be repealed as soon as possible, still, while they continue in force, for the sake of example they should be religiously observed.

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Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865.

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    让我不要被理解为说没有坏法律,也没有因未制定任何法律规定而引起的不满。我的意思是说没有这样的事情。但是我的确要说,尽管如果存在不良法律,应尽快予以废除,但在它们继续有效的同时,为例起见,应认真地加以遵守。

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