11 Quotes Regarding Law


Going to law is losing a cow for the sake of a cat.
Chinese Proverb

Laws control the lesser man...Right conduct controls the greater one.
Chinese Proverb

Laws too gentle are seldom obeyed; too severe, seldom executed.
Benjamin Franklin

And whether you're an honest man, or whether you're a thief,Depends on whose solicitor has given me my brief.
William S. Gilbert

The laws of God, the laws of man he may keep that will and can; not I: let God and man decree laws for themselves and not for me.
A. E. Housman

Lawyers are the only persons in whom ignorance of the law is not punished.
Jeremy Bentham

No man is above the law and no man is below it: nor do we ask any man's permission when we ask him to obey it.
Theodore Roosevelt

Our laws make law impossible; our liberties destroy all freedom; our property is organized robbery; our morality an impudent hypocrisy; our wisdom is administered by inexperienced or mal-experienced dupes; our power wielded by cowards and weaklings; and our honour false in all its points. I am an enemy of the existing order for good reasons.
George Bernard Shaw

Litigation: A machine which you go into as a pig and come out of as a sausage.
Ambrose Bierce

The strictest law sometimes becomes the severest injustice.
Terence

Laws are essential emanations from the self-poised character of God; they radiate from the sun to the circling edge of creation. Verily, the mighty Lawgiver hath subjected himself unto laws.
Tupper

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