Laws are generally not understood by three sorts of persons, viz, by those who make them, by those who execute them, and by those who suffer if they break them
Quote by George Savile
Law And Lawyers Quotes
The best way to suppose what may come, is to remember what is past.
In this Age, when it is said of a man, He knows how to live,...
Our nature hardly allows us to have enough of anything without having too much.
The sight of a drunkard is a better sermon against that vice than the best...
Education is what remains when we have forgotten all that we have been taught
No man is so much a fool as not to have wit enough sometimes to...
Popularity is a crime from the moment it is sought; it is only a virtue...
Love is a passion that hath friends in the garrison.
The vanity of teaching doth oft tempt a man to forget that he is a...
A husband without faults is a dangerous observer.
A prince who will not undergo the difficulty of understanding must undergo the danger of...
He that leaveth nothing to chance will do few things ill, but he will do...
The best Qualification of a Prophet is to have a good Memory.
Nothing would more contribute to make a man wise than to have always an enemy...
Men are not hanged for stealing horses, but that horses may not be stolen.
Many men swallow the being cheated, but no man can ever endure to chew it.
Hope is generally a wrong guide, though it is good company along the way.
A princely mind will undo a private family.
When the people contend for their liberty, they seldom get anything by their victory but...
If the laws could speak for themselves, they would complain of the lawyers.