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    • The law must be stable, but it must not stand still.
    • Let us consider the reason of the case. For nothing is law that is not reason.
    • Ignorance of the law excuses no man: Not that all men know the law, but because 'tis an excuse every man will plead, and no man can tell how to refute him.
    • Pity is the virtue of the law, and none but tyrants use it cruelly.
    • The law hath not been dead, though it hath slept.
      "Measure for Measure", Act 2 scene 2, by William Shakespeare
    • It is found by experience that admirable laws and right precedents among the good have their origin in the misdeeds of others.
    • It is the spirit and not the form of law that keeps justice alive.
    • A law is something which must have a moral basis, so that there is an inner compelling force for every citizen to obey.
    • Justice requires that to lawfully constituted Authority there be given that respect and obedience which is its due; that the laws which are made shall be in wise conformity with the common good; and that, as a matter of conscience all men shall render obedience to these laws.
    • The United States is a nation of laws: badly written and randomly enforced.
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