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"Every law is an infraction of liberty." ~ Jeremy Antisthenes

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Can any of you seriously say the Bill of Rights could get through Congress today? It wouldn't even get out of committee. ~ F. Lee Bailey

Prohibition goes beyond the bounds of reason in that it attempts to control a man's appetite by legislation, and makes a crime out of things that are not crimes. ~ Abraham Lincoln

Laws were made to be broken. ~ Christopher North

Even when laws have been written down, they ought not always to remain unaltered. ~ Aristotle

The illegal we do immediately. The unconstitutional takes a little longer. ~ Henry Kissinger

There is never a deed so foul that something couldn't be said for the guy; that's why there are lawyers. ~ Melvin Belli

It may be true that the law cannot make a man love me, but it can keep him from lynching me, and I think that's pretty important. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

Law must be stable, and yet it cannot stand still. ~ Roscoe Pound

Lawyers are operators of the toll bridge across which anyone in search of justice has to pass. ~ Jane Bryant Quinn

When you go into court you are putting your fate into the hands of twelve people who weren't smart enough to get out of jury duty. ~ Norm Crosby

The good of the people is the chief law. ~ Cicero

There are no good laws but such as repeal other laws. ~ Andrew Johnson

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