Law

Famous quotes containing the word law:

    The only law was that enforced by the Creek Lighthorsemen and the U.S. deputy marshals who paid rare and brief visits; or the “two volumes of common law” that every man carried strapped to his thighs.
    State of Oklahoma, U.S. relief program (1935-1943)

    No law can possibly meet the convenience of every one: we must be satisfied if it be beneficial on the whole and to the majority.
    Titus Livius (Livy)

    Most magazines have that look of being predestined to be left which one sees on the faces of the women whose troubles bring them to the Law Courts.
    Rebecca West (1892–1983)