Law Quotes and Sayings

Laws are like spiderwebs.They catch small flies, but let wasps and hornets break through.

Submitted by: Kurisushyne

The law does not pretend to punish everything that is dishonest. That would seriously interfere with business.
Clarence Darrow

No law was ever made by the people; they are made for the people.
Clarence Darrow

Laws should be like clothes. They should be made to fit the people they serve.
Clarence Darrow

The law is vulnerable to being manipulated or abused to serve injustice, and vulture lawyers simply rape the law and prostitute justice to serve the unscrupulous and guilty for profits.
Dr T.P.Chia

There not enough jails, not enough police, not enough courts to enforce a law not supported by the people.

Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.
Plato

A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.
Robert Frost

We enact many laws that manufacture criminals, and then a few that punish them.
– Allen Tucker

The law is used to serve justice. The law can also be manipulated or abused to serve injustice.
Dr T.P.Chia

Submitted by: Ivy Lee

Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.
Plato

If you are absolutely determined to make a lawyer of yourself, the thing is more than half done already
Abraham Lincoln

Laws grind the poor, and rich men rule the law.
– Oliver Goldsmith

In law a man is guilty when he violates the rights of others. In ethics he is guilty if he only thinks of doing so.
– Immanuel Kant

In the state of nature…all men are born equal, but they cannot continue in this equality. Society makes them lose it, and they recover it only by the protection of the law.
– Charles de Montesquieu

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