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Laws too gentle are seldom obeyed; too severe, seldom executed.
法律太寬則少遵守,太嚴則少執行

No man is above the law, and no man is below it.
無人駕臨法律之上,或居法律之下。

There is one law for rich and poor alike, which prevents them equally from stealing bread and sleeping under bridges.
法律對貧富同等禁止偷麵包與在橋下睡覺

We May brave human laws,but we cannot resist natural ones.
吾人可蔑視人訂法律,但不可違反自然法

We cannot expect people to have respect for law and order until we teach respect to those we have entrusted to enforce those laws.
在尊重吾人託付執法之人前,不能期待人民尊敬法令(意即須先敬重執法之人才能使民眾守法)

Law is not law , if it violates the principles of eternal justice.
法律如違背永恒正義之原則則非法律

An unjust law is itself a species of violence.
不公正之法律本身就是一種暴力

Law without justice is a wound without a cure.
無正義之法律乃不治之傷口

Without law men are beasts.
無法律則人類無異禽獸

The law is the public conscience.
法律即公德

If you make 10,000 regulations you destroy all respect for the law.
制定一萬種法令乃毁滅對法律之尊重

An unjust law is no law at all.
不公正之法律根本不是法律

Bad laws are easy to legislate ,but tough to implement.
壞法律易于制定但難于實施

Good laws lead to the making of better ones, bad ones bring about worse.
好法律導致訂出更好法律,而壊法律產生更糟法律

Many laws as certainly make bad men, as bad men make many laws.
許多法律產生壞人,正如壞人產生許多法律一樣