17 Total Quotes

William Blackstone Quotes

William Blackstone
The Royal Navy of England hath ever been its greatest defense and ornament; it is its ancient and natural strength; the floating bulwark of the island.
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The husband and wife are one, and that one is the husband.
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The law, which restrains a man from doing mischief to his fellow citizens, though it diminishes the natural, increases the civil liberty of mankind.
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That the king can do no wrong is a necessary and fundamental principle of the English constitution.
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It is better that ten guilty persons escape than that one innocent suffer.
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Men was formed for society, and is neither capable of living alone, nor has the courage to do it.
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Free men have arms; slaves do not.
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Time whereof the memory of man runneth not to the contrary.
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It is better that ten guilty persons escape than one innocent suffer.
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William Blackstone
It is better that ten guilty escape than one innocent suffer.
William Blackstone
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No enactment of man can be considered law unless it conforms to the law of God.
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So great moreover is the regard of the law for private property, that it will not authorize the least violation of it; no, not even for the general good of the whole community.
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The public good is in nothing more essentially interested, than in the protection of every individual's private rights.
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