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The trouble with law is lawyers

Clarence S. Darrow (1857-1938) American lawyer

The trouble with law is lawyers

Clarence S. Darrow (1857-1938) American lawyer

Prisons are built with stones of Law, brothels with bricks of Religion.

-Blake,William

The trouble with law is lawyers.

– Clarence S. Darrow (1857-1938) American lawyer

The law is reason, free from passion.

– Aristotle (384 BC-322 BC) Greek philosopher.

Work is the curse of the drinking classes.

– Oscar Wilde

The judge is found guilty when a criminal is acquitted.

– Publilius Syrus (1st Century BC)

Every law is an evil, for every law is an infraction of liberty.

-Bentham Jeremy

Bad laws are the worst form of tyranny.

– Edmund Burke (1729-1797) British political writer.

Arguments are to be avoided; they are always vulgar and often convincing.

– Oscar Wilde

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