Who would give a law to lovers? Love is unto itself a higher law. , Consolation of Philosophy
Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.
The people's good is the highest law
Pakistan tries mentally challenged girl of blasphemy against the Holy Book. India arrests kids for posts on Facebook. Morbid competition?
Crime expands according to our willingness to put up with it.
A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.
Nothing is illegal until you get caught.
The hungry judges soon the sentence sign, and wretches hang that jurymen may dine.
Laws too gentle are seldom obeyed; too severe, seldom executed.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
It isn't against the Law to be an idiot.
We cannot expect people to have respect for law and order until we teach respect to those we have entrusted to enforce those laws.
Any fool can make a rule, and any fool will mind it.
Almost any sect, cult, or religion will legislate its creed into law if it acquires the political power to do so.
Protest beyond the law is not a departure from democracy; it is absolutely essential to it.