Law Quotes and Sayings

Lawyers are legal thieves in law suits.

Submitted by: oratilwe S on June 2, 2019

There is nothing right and wrong until anyone defines it.

Submitted by: zaman ali on August 17, 2017

Laws are not made for wise people. It is for fools, people who don’t understand that we all are human beings. With same kind of pain, sorrow and happiness.

Submitted by: Swami Manu Anand on March 28, 2017

Ethics are more important than laws.
– Wynton Marsalis

Ethics are not necessarily to do with being law-abiding. I am very interested in the moral path, doing the right thing.
– Kate Atkinson

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

As laws multiply, injustice increases


It seems to me that an unjust law is no law at all.
– Saint Augustine

When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty.
Thomas Jefferson

Laws are confusing documents. They get in the way of justice.
– Paolo Bacigalupi

Law without justice is a wound without a cure.
– William Scott Downey

Laws are a nation’s egotism.
– Edward Counsel

Laws are not masters but servants, and he rules them who obeys them.
Henry Ward Beecher

The Law is hard, but it is the Law.
– Cassandra Clare

Laws, like houses, lean on one another.
Edmund Burke


Laws change as the seasons.
– Edward Cousel

Law is the rudder of the ship of state.
– Austein O’Malley

Law is not law, if it violates the principles of eternal justice.
– Lydia Maria Child

An unjust law is itself a species of violence.
Mahatma Gandhi

Law is a bottomless pit.
– John Arbuthnot

The law is reason, free from passion.

When men are pure, laws are useless; when men are corrupt, laws are broken.
Benjamin Disraeli

The law isn’t justice. It’s a very imperfect mechanism. If you press exactly the right buttons and are also lucky, justice may show up in the answer. A mechanism is all the law was ever intended to be.
– Raymond Chandler

Who to himself is law, no law doth need,
Offends no law, and is a king indeed.
– George Chapman

I don’t go by what the law say. The law’s liable to say anything. I go by if it’s right or not. It don’t matter what the law say. I take and look at it for myself.
– August Wilson


Every new time will give its law.

One with the law is a majority.
– Calvin Coolidge

A law is valuable, not because it is a law, but because there is right in it.
Henry Ward Beecher

Without law men are beasts.
– Maxwell Anderson

The law was made for one thing alone, for the exploitation of those who don’t understand it.
– Bertolt Brecht

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