Law is order in liberty, and without order liberty is social chaos.
Even when laws have been written down, they ought not always to remain unaltered.
I have gained this by philosophy: that I do without being commanded what others do only from fear of the law.
Law is mind without reason.
Law is order, and good law is good order.
When men are pure, laws are useless; when men are corrupt, laws are broken.
A law is something which must have a moral basis, so that there is an inner compelling force for every citizen to obey.
Law stands mute in the midst of arms.
The people's good is the highest law.
The strictest law often causes the most serious wrong.
The welfare of the people is the ultimate law.
(Salus Populi Suprema Est Lex)
It is found by experience that admirable laws and right precedents among the good have their origin in the misdeeds of others.
Fragile as reason is and limited as law is as the institutionalised medium of reason, that's all we have between us and the tyranny of mere will and the cruelty of unbridled, undisciplined feelings.
What power has law where only money rules.
The problem with any unwritten law is that you don't know where to go to erase it.
—Glaser and Way