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    Rather leave the crime of the guilty unpunished than condemn the innocent.
    Marcus Tullius Cicero (106–43 B.C.)

    If the oarsmen of a fast-moving ship suddenly cease to row, the suspension of the driving force of the oars doesn’t prevent the vessel from continuing to move on its course. And with a speech it is much the same. After he has finished reciting the document, the speaker will still be able to maintain the same tone without a break, borrowing its momentum and impulse from the passage he has just read out.
    —Marcus Tullius Cicero (106–43 B.C)

    Justice is the set and constant purpose which gives every man his due.
    Marcus Tullius Cicero (106–43 B.C.)

    The precepts of the law are these: to live honestly, to injure no one, and to give everyone else his due.
    —Marcus Tullius Cicero (106–43 B.C.)

    Even if you have nothing to write, write and say so.
    —Marcus Tullius Cicero (106–43 B.C.)