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Laws and institutions must go hand in hand with the progress of the human mind.
– Francis BaconRate it:
Laws are a dead letter without courts to expound and define their true meaning and operation.
– Alexander Hamilton, The Federalist 22Rate it:
Laws are like sausages, it is better not to see them being made.
– Otto von BismarkRate it:
Laws are like sausages. It is better not to see them being made.
– Otto von BismarckRate it:
Laws are man-made! They can be faulty, they can be childish, they can be ridiculous, they can be silly and they can even be utterly devilish! Anything man made is open to all the possibilities except perfection!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
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.
– PlatoRate it:
Laws are sand, customs are rock. Laws can be evaded and punishment escaped but an openly transgressed custom brings sure punishment.
– Mark TwainRate it:
Laws disarming honest citizens proclaim that the government is the master, not the servant, of the people.
– Jeffrey R. SnyderRate it:
Laws do not persuade just because they threaten.
– Lucius Annaeus SenecaRate it:
Laws too gentle are seldom obeyed; too severe, seldom executed.
– Benjamin FranklinRate it:
Laws were made to be broken.
– Christopher NorthRate it:
Laws which prescribe what everyone must believe, and forbid men to say or write anything against this or that opinion, are often passed to gratify, or rather to appease the anger of those who cannot abide independent minds.
– Baruch SpinozaRate it:
Laws, like the spider's webs, catch the flies and let the hawk go free. #Extraditionplea
– ProverbRate it:
Laws, like the spider's webs, catch the flies and let the hawk go free.
– Danish proverbRate it:
Lawyers and painters can soon change white to black.
– Danish proverbRate it:
Lawyers and tarts are the two oldest professions in the world. And we always aim to please.
– Horace RumpoleRate it:
Lawyers are always asking me if I will cut some slack for their clients. My standard answer is this is not Let's Make A Deal.
– Judith SheindlinRate it:
Lawyers are the only persons in whom ignorance of the law is not punished.
– Jeremy BenthamRate it:
Lawyers spend a great deal of their time shoveling smoke.
– Oliver Wendell HolmesRate it:
Lawyers' houses are built on the heads of fools
– ProverbRate it:
Lawyers' houses are built on the heads of fools.
– World Most Famous ProverbRate it:
Lawyers' houses are built on the heads of fools.
– ProverbRate it:
Lawyers, I suppose, were children once.
– Charles LambRate it:
Lay aside dreams of greatness and embrace dreams of dependency
– The Omani shedRate it:

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