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"Most people are other people, their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation" ~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

 

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A fox may steal your hens, Sir, a whore your health and pence, Sir, your daughter rob your chest, Sir, your wife may steal your rest, Sir, a thief your goods and plate. But this is all but picking, with rest, pence, chest and chicken; it ever was decreed, Sir, if lawyer's hand is fee d, Sir, he steals your whole estate.
~ John Gay - [Law and Lawyers]

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An unjust law is itself a species of violence. Arrest for its breach is more so.
~ Mahatma Gandhi - [Law and Lawyers]

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As long as I can conceive something better than myself I cannot be easy unless I am striving to bring it into existence or clearing the way for it.
~ George Bernard Shaw - [Improvement]

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Christianity is part of the Common Law of England.
~ Matthew Hale - [Law and Lawyers]

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Good laws make it easier to do right and harder to do wrong.
~ William E. Gladstone - [Law and Lawyers]

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I know of no method to secure the repeal of bad or obnoxious laws so effective as their strict execution.
~ Ulysses S. Grant - [Law and Lawyers]

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If the laws could speak for themselves, they would complain of the lawyers.
~ Edward F. Halifax - [Law and Lawyers]

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Impudence is the worst of all human diseases.
~ Euripides - [Impudence]

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In a democracy -- even if it is a so-called democracy like our white-Tlitist one -- the greatest veneration one can show the rule of law is to keep a watch on it, and to reserve the right to judge unjust laws and the subversion of the function of the law by the power of the state. That vigilance is the most important proof of respect for the law.
~ Nadine Gordimer - [Law and Lawyers]

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Law grinds the poor, and rich men rule the law.
~ Oliver Goldsmith - [Law and Lawyers]

 

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