“The law is not a collection of mysterious formulas, it is a practical teaching.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
“Law is order, and good law is good order.” – Aristotle
“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” – Martin Luther King Jr.
“An unjust law is no law at all.” – St. Augustine
“The goal of law should be to promote basic human values and ensure justice for all.” – Navanethem Pillay
“Law and justice are not always the same.” – Gloria Steinem
“The law is reason, free from passion.” – Aristotle
“Equal justice under law is not just a caption on the façade of the Supreme Court building, it is perhaps the most inspiring ideal of our society.” – Ruth Bader Ginsburg
“The law is the expression of the general will.” – Jean-Jacques Rousseau
“Law teaches us to speak with authority and to listen with respect.” – Esther Dyson
“It may be true that the law cannot change the heart, but it can restrain the heartless.” – Martin Luther King Jr.
“Lawyers are the foot soldiers of our Constitution.” – Janet Reno
“The law is an adroit mixture of customs that are beneficial to society, and could be followed even if no law existed, and others that are of advantage to a ruling minority, but harmful to the masses of men, and can be enforced on them only by terror.” – Peter Kropotkin
“Law and order exist for the purpose of establishing justice and when they fail in this purpose they become the dangerously structured dams that block the flow of social progress.” – Martin Luther King Jr.
“The law is an instrument which we shape for our own purposes.” – Felix Frankfurter
“The law is a profession that constantly challenges you intellectually and morally.” – Elena Kagan
“Law is nothing else but the best reason of wise men applied for ages to the transactions and business of mankind.” – Abraham Lincoln
“The law is not a ‘light’ for you or any man to see by; the law is not an instrument of any kind. The law is a causeway upon which so long as he keeps to it, a citizen may walk safely.” – Robert Bolt
“Law and justice are two different things.” – Friedrich Nietzsche
“The law is not just a set of rules, but a reflection of societal values and aspirations.” – Sandra Day O’Connor