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Justice Stevens is one of those who are most sensitive to the least powerful in our society. (Quote by - Senator Paul Simon)

How noble the law, in its majestic equality, that both the rich and poor are equally prohibited from peeing in the streets, sleeping under bridges, and stealing bread! (Quote by - Anatole France)

Your pettifoggers damn their souls, To share with knaves in cheating fools. (Quote by - Samuel Butler)

For the skeptic there remains only one consolation: if there should be such a thing as superhuman law it is administered with subhuman inefficiency. (Quote by - Eric Ambler)

I can't do literary work for the rest of this year because I'm meditating another lawsuit and looking around for a defendant. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer. (Quote by - Robert Frost)

It is the trade of lawyers to question everything, yield nothing, and to talk by the hour. (Quote by - Thomas Jefferson)

You can't legislate intelligence and common sense into people. (Quote by - Will Rogers)

Written laws are like spiders' webs, and will like them only entangle and hold the poor and weak, while the rich and powerful will easily break through them. (Quote by - Anacharsis)

Our wrangling lawyers . . . are so litigious and busy here on earth, that I think they will plead their clients' causes hereafter, some of them in hell. (Quote by - Robert Burton)

If you like laws and sausages, you should never watch either one being made. (Quote by - Otto Von Bismarck)

The law of heaven and earth is life for life. (Quote by - George Gordon Noel Byron)

The problem with any unwritten law is that you don't know where to go to erase it. (Quote by - Glaser and Way)

Where law ends, tyranny begins. (Quote by - William Pitt)

It is not possible to make a bad law. If is is bad, it is not a law. (Quote by - Carry Nation)

To make laws that man cannot, and will not obey, serves to bring all laws into contempt. (Quote by - Elizabeth Cady Stanton)

Laws that do not embody public opinion can never be enforced. (Quote by - Elbert Hubbard)

The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread. (Quote by - Anatole France)

I have forgotten more law than you ever knew, but allow me to say, I have not forgotten much. (Quote by - Anon.)

I do not know the method of drawing up an indictment against an whole people. (Quote by - Edmund Burke)

Any law that takes hold of a man's daily life cannot prevail in a community, unless the vast majority of the community are actively in favor of it. The laws that are the most operative are the laws which protect life. (Quote by - Henry Ward Beecher)

If it weren't for my lawyer, I'd still be in prison. It went a lot faster with two people digging. (Quote by - Mister Boffo)

A group of white South Africans recently killed a black lawyer because he was black. That was wrong. They should have killed him because he was a lawyer. (Quote by - A Whitney Brown)

The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. (Quote by - Abraham Lincoln)

No law can be sacred to me but that of my nature. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

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