Quotes

Luke 11:46,52
(Bible)

 


Jesus Christ condemned the ever-present swarm of lawyers in Israel saying "Woe to you also, lawyers! For you load men with burdens hard to bear, and you yourselves do not touch the burdens with one of your fingers.... you have taken away the key of knowledge. You did not enter in yourselves, and those who were entering in you hindered.

 

William Shakespeare
1564-1616
 


The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers.

 

Christopher North [John Wilson]
1785-1854

 


Laws were made to be broken.

 

Oliver Goldsmith
1728-1774


Laws grind the poor, and rich men rule the law.

 

Ralph Waldo Emerson
1803-1882

 


Good men must not obey the laws too well.

 

John Arbuthnot
1667-1735

 


Law is a bottomless pit.

 

Francis Bacon
1561-1626

 


One of the Seven was wont to say; 'That laws were like cobwebs; where the small flies were caught, and the great break through.'

 

Bible

 


Woe unto you, lawyers! for ye have taken away the key of knowledge.

 

Bible

 


Is the law sin? God forbid. Nay, I had not known sin, but by the law.

 

Bible

 


An Hebrew of the Hebrews; as touching the law, a Pharisee.

 

William Blake
1757-1827

 


Prisons are built with stones of Law, brothels with bricks of Religion.

 

Edmund Burke
1729-1797

 


There is but one law for all, namely, that law which governs all law, the law of our Creator, the law of humanity, justice, equity - the law of nature, and of nations.

People crushed by law have no hopes but from power. If laws are their enemies, they will be enemies to laws; and those, who have much to hope and nothing to lose, will always be dangerous, more or less.

 

Charles Davenant
1656-1714

 


Had laws not been, we never had been blam'd;
For not to know we sinn'd is innocence.

 

Samuel Taylor
1772-1834

 


He saw a Lawyer killing a viper
On a dunghill hard by his own stable;
And the Devil smiled, for it put him in mind
Of Cain and his brother, Abel.

 

John Gay
1685-1732

 


A fox may steal your hens, sir
If lawyer's hand is fee'd sir
He steals your whole estate.

 

Ulysses Simpson Grant
1822-1885

 


I know no method to secure the repeal of bad or obnoxious laws so effective as their stringent execution.

 

Sir Allen Patrick Herbert
1890-

 


The Common Law of England has been laboriously built about a mythical figure - the figure of 'The Reasonable Man'

 

Bishop Samuel Horsley
1733-1806

 
The people have nothing to do with the laws but to obey them.


Samuel Johnson
1709-1784

 


A lawyer has no business with the justice or injustice of the cause which he undertakes, unless his client asks his opinion, and then he is bound to give it honestly. The justice or injustice of the cause is to be decided by the judge.

 

Rudyard Kipling
1865-1936

 


Now this is the Law of the Jungle - as old and as true as the sky.

 

Abraham Lincoln
1809-1865

 


You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you can not fool all the people all of the time.

 

John Ruskin
1819-1900

 


Government and co-operation are in all things the laws of life; anarchy and competition the laws of death.

 

John Selden
1584-1654

 


Ignorance of the law excuses no man; not that all men know the law, but because 'tis an excuse every man will plead, and no man can tell how to confute him.

 

Walter Carruthers Sellar
1898 -
and
Robert Julian Yeatman
Contemporary

 


The National Debt is a very Good Thing and it would be dangerous to pay it off for fear of Political Economy.

 

Percy Bysshe Shelly
1792-1822

 


The rich have become richer and the poor have become poorer; and the vessel of the state is driven between the Scylla and Charybdis of anarchy and depotism.

 

William Shenstone
1714 - 1763

 
Laws are generally found to be nets of such a texture,
as the little creep through, the great break through,
and the middle-sized are alone entangled in.

Jonathan Swift
1667-1745

 
Laws are like cobwebs, which may catch small flies, but let wasps and hornets break through.

Anonymous

 

 

The almighty dollar is the only object of worship.

 
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Justice delayed is justice denied.

 
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It's always the lawyers who are defending guilty clients, who do the delaying of Justice by remanding cases.

 
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Possession is 9/10 of the law.

 
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Where there is no plaintiff there is no Judge.

 
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A lawyer's only vocation in life is to make money of the misery of others.

 

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MORE OUTRAGES LAWSUITS CAN BE FOUND IN THE BOOK TITLED

THE DEATH OF COMMON SENSE by PHILIP K. HOWARD
HOW LAW IS SUFFOCATING AMERICA AND THE WESTERN WORLD.