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But we know that the law is good, if a man use it lawfully; Knowing this, that the law is not made for a righteous man, but for the lawless and disobedient, for the ungodly and for sinners, for unholy and profane, for murderers of fathers and murderers of mothers, for manslayers.

Bible Quotes , Source: I Timothy (ch. I, v. 8-9)

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To the law and to the testimony: if they speak not according to this word, it is because there is no light in them.

Bible Quotes , Source: Isaiah (ch. VIII, v. 20)

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They say unto him, Caesar's. Then saith he unto them, Render therefore unto Caesar the things which are Caesar's; and unto God the things that are God's.

Bible Quotes , Source: Matthew (ch. XXII, v. 21)

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He that is surety for a stranger shall smart for it.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. XI, v. 15)

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There was an ancient Roman lawyer, of great fame in the history of Roman jurisprudence, whom they called Cui Bono, from his having first introduced into judicial proceedings the argument, "What end or object could the party have had in the act with which he is accused."

Edmund Burke Quotes , Source: Impeachment of Warren Hastings

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I do not know the method of drawing up an indictment against an whole people.

Edmund Burke Quotes , Source: Speech on the Conciliation of America

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The law of England is the greatest grievance of the nation, very expensive and dilatory.

Bishop Gilbert Burnet Quotes , Source: History of His Own Times

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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.

Robert Burton Quotes , Source: Anatomy of Melancholy--Democritus to the Reader

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Your pettifoggers damn their souls, To share with knaves in cheating fools.

Samuel Butler (1) Quotes , Source: Hudibras (pt. II, canto I, l. 515)

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Is not the winding up witnesses, And nicking, more than half the bus'ness? For witnesses, like watches, go Just as they're set, too fast or slow; And where in Conscience they're strait-lac'd, 'Tis ten to one that side is cast.

Samuel Butler (1) Quotes , Source: Hudibras (pt. II, canto II, l. 359)

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The law of heaven and earth is life for life.

Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) Quotes , Source: The Curse of Minerva (st. 15)

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Arms and laws do not flourish together.

Julius Caesar (Caius Julius Caesar) Quotes , Source: in Plutarch's "Parallel Lives", "Julius Caesar"

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No written law has been more binding than unwritten custom supported by popular opinion.

Carrie Chapman Catt Quotes , Source: in a speech at Senate hearing on Woman's suffrage

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

George Chapman Quotes , Source: Bussy d'Ambois (act II, sc. 1)

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I do not consider it an insult, but rather a compliment to be called an agnostic. I do not pretend to know where many ignorant men are sure -- that is all that agnosticism means.

Clarence Darrow Quotes

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This is a court of law, young man, not a court of justice.

Oliver Wendell Quotes

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

Robert Frost Quotes

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Anarchy - it's not the law, it's just a good idea.

Anonymous Quotes

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I feel like a fugitive from the law of averages.

William H Mauldin Quotes

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The problem with any unwritten law is that you don't know where to go to erase it.

Glaser and Way Quotes

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If it weren't for my lawyer, I'd still be in prison. It went a lot faster with two people digging.

Mister Boffo Quotes

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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.

A Whitney Brown Quotes

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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.

Anatole France Quotes

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The most overlooked advantage to owning a computer is that if they foul up there's no law against whacking them around a little.

Porterfield Quotes

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Technology is dominated by two types of people: those who understand what they do not manage, and those who manage what they do not understand.

Putt's Law Quotes

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