Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
Without law men are beasts.
“When two people marry they become in the eyes of the law one person, and that one person is the husband.”
The law changes and flows like water, and the stream of women's rights law has become a sudden rushing torrent.
If you have ten thousand regulations you destroy all respect for the law.
That which is not just is not law.
“Prisons are built with stones of Law, Brothels with bricks of Religion”
The shallow consider liberty a release from all law, from every constraint. The wise man sees in it, on the contrary, the potent law of laws.
It doesn't do good to open doors for someone who doesn't have the price to get in. If he has the price, he may not need the laws. There is no law saying the Negro has to live in Harlem or Watts.
The end of law is not to abolish or restrain, but to preserve and enlarge freedom. For in all the states of created beings capable of law, where there is no law, there is no freedom.
Most of them were running away from something―usually the law.
We prefer world law in the age of self-determination to world war in the age of mass extermination.
A government of laws, and not of men.
The one great principle of the English law is, to make business for itself.
The precepts of the law are these: to live honestly, to injure no one, and to give everyone else his due.
The good of the people is the greatest law.
To live outside the law you must be honest.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
The only stable state is the one in which all men are equal before the law.
I have gained this by philosophy … I do without being ordered what some are constrained to do by their fear of the law