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    It takes a long time to learn that a courtroom is the last place in the world for learning the truth.

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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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Laws that do not embody public opinion can never be enforced.

Laws that do not embody public opinion can never be enforced.

by Elbert Hubbard Found in: Law Quotes,
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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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In the rough, a symbol is a sign that stands for something… Before a noise, etc., may become a symbol, read more

In the rough, a symbol is a sign that stands for something… Before a noise, etc., may become a symbol, something must exist for the symbol to symbolize.

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I do not consider it an insult, but rather a compliment to be called an agnostic. I do not pretend read more

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.

by Clarence Darrow Found in: Law 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 read more

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.

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The law itself follows gold.

The law itself follows gold.

by Propertius Found in: Law Quotes,
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Written laws are like spiders' webs, and will like them only
entangle and hold the poor and weak, while read more

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.

by Anacharsis Found in: Law Quotes,
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A good parson once said that where mystery begins religion ends.
Cannot I say, as truly at least, of read more

A good parson once said that where mystery begins religion ends.
Cannot I say, as truly at least, of human laws, that where
mystery begins, justice ends?

by Edmund Burke Found in: Law Quotes,
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