(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
A mother's love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no pity. It dares all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
Death makes angels of us all and gives us wings where we had shoulders smooth as ravens claws.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
Love to faults is always blind, always is to joy inclined. Lawless, winged, and unconfined, and breaks all chains from every mind.
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
My government will be open. Anyone found guilty of corruption will be dealt with in accordance with the law. If you are corrupt you will have to hang your boots.
Rats and roaches live by competition under the laws of supply and demand; it is the privilege of human beings to live under the laws of justice and mercy.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.