Law Quotes

Ignorance of the law is no good excuse, where every man is bound to take notice of the laws to which he is subject.

- Thomas Hobbes

Where there is no law there is no freedom.

– John Locke

The safety of the people shall be the highest law.

- Marcus Tullius Cicero.

Law without justice is a wound without a cure.

– William Scott Downey Y

Law is not Law, if it violates the principles of eternal justice.

– Lydia Maria Child

The precepts of the Law may be comprehended under these three points: to live honestly, to hurt no man wilfully, and to render every man his due carefully.

– Aristotle

Laws and institution are constantly tending to gravitate. Like clocks, they must be occasionally cleansed, and wound up, and set to true time.

– Henry Ward Beecher

The final test of civilization of a people is the respect they have for law.

- Lewis F. Korns

At his best, man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice he is the worst.

– Aristotle

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.

No man is above the law and no man is below it; nor do we ask any man’s permission when we ask him to obey it. Obedience to the law is demanded as a right; not asked as a favour.

- Theodore Roosevelt

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