Good laws make it easier to do right and harder to do wrong.
(好法律使人易於做正當的事而難於作壞事)~ 格萊斯頓 (William E. Gladstone)
The trouble with the laws these days is that criminals know their rights better than their wrongs.
The clearest way to show what the rule of law means to us in everyday life is to recall what has happened when there is no rule of law.
(了解法治對人們日常生活之意義最鮮明的方法是回想没有法治時的情景)~艾森豪 (Dwight D. Eisenhower)
When men are pure, laws are useless; when men are corrupt, laws are broken.
(人在純潔時法律没有用，墮落時，法律就被違反)~迪斯雷利 (Benjamin Disraeli)
Law is order, and good law is good order.
Laws and institutions, like clocks, must occasionally be cleaned, wound up, and set to true time.
(法律與制度如同時鐘，須經常清洗、上緊發條與對準時間)~ 畢奇爾 (Henry Ward Beecher)
The wise know that foolish legislation is a rope of sand, which perishes in the twisting.
(聰明人了解無聊的立法如同沙繩，一搓就瓦解)~ 愛默生 (Ralph Waldo Emerson)
I sometimes wish that people would put a little more emphasis on the observance of the law than they do upon its enforcement.
(有時真希望人們重視法律的遵守，甚於法律的執行)~ 柯立芝總統 (Calvin Coolidge)
Law is not justice and a trial is not a scientific inquiry into truth. A trial is the resolution of a dispute.
(法律不是正義，審判也非對真實作科學的探索，只是爭端的解决而己)~海恩斯 (Edison Haines)
The law is the public conscience.
(法律是公共良心)~霍布斯 (Thomas Hobbes)
Even when laws have been written down, they ought not always to remain unaltered.
(法律即使訂下明文，也不應一直不改)~ 亞里士多德 (Aristotle)
The final test of civilization of a people is the respect they have for law.
(判斷一個民族文明與否的终局指標是看他們如何尊重法律)~康斯 (Lewis F Korns)
Where there is no law there is no transgression.
An unjust law is itself a species of violence.
(不正義的法律本身就是一種暴行)~甘地 (Mahatma Gandhi)
The safety of the people shall be the highest law.
(民眾的安全應為最高法律)~ 西塞羅 (Cicero)