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    "Far better to think historically, to remember the lessons of the past. Thus, far better to conceive of power as consisting in part of the knowledge of when not to use all the power you have. Far better to be one who knows that if you reserve the power not to use all your power, you will lead others far more successfully and well."

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    Quotations about Laws

    • The people's good is the highest law.
      De Legibus, by Cicero
    • Law stands mute in the midst of arms.
      Pro Milone, by Cicero
    • When men are pure, laws are useless; when men are corrupt, laws are broken.
    • Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression; in order that every man present his views without penalty there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.
    • 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.
      The Red Lily, 1894, chapter 7, by Anatole France
    • Fragile as reason is and limited as law is as the institutionalised medium of reason, that's all we have between us and the tyranny of mere will and the cruelty of unbridled, undisciplined feelings.
    • A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.
      (attributed), by Robert Frost
    • The problem with any unwritten law is that you don't know where to go to erase it.
    • Law is order in liberty, and without order liberty is social chaos.
    • I submit that an individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law.
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