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    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.

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The strictest law sometimes becomes the severest injustice.

The strictest law sometimes becomes the severest injustice.

by Benjamin Franklin Found in: Law Quotes,
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The law's made to take care o' raskills.

The law's made to take care o' raskills.

by George Eliot Found in: Law Quotes,
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All this is but a web of the wit; it can work nothing.

All this is but a web of the wit; it can work nothing.

by Francis Bacon Found in: Law 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 read more

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.

by Anatole France Found in: Law Quotes,
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The reason there is so little crime in Germany is that it's against the law.

The reason there is so little crime in Germany is that it's against the law.

by Alex Levin Found in: Law Quotes,
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Law is no explanation of anything; law is simply a generalization, a category of facts. Law is neither a cause, read more

Law is no explanation of anything; law is simply a generalization, a category of facts. Law is neither a cause, nor a reason, nor a power, nor a coercive force. It is nothing but a general formula, a statistical table.

by Florence Nightingale Found in: Law Quotes,
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He that is surety for a stranger shall smart for it.

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

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Unless by the lawful judgment of their peers.
[Lat., Nisi per legale judicum parum suorum.]

Unless by the lawful judgment of their peers.
[Lat., Nisi per legale judicum parum suorum.]

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How noble the law, in its majestic equality, that both the rich and poor are equally prohibited from peeing in read more

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!

by Anatole France Found in: Law Quotes,
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