One threatens the innocent who spares the guilty.
No man can be a compleat Lawyer by universalitie of knowledge without experience in particular cases, nor by bare experience without universalitie of knowledge; he must be both speculative & active, for the science of the laws, I assure you, must joyne hands with experience.
He is not cheated who knows he is being cheated.
The law of the realm cannot be changed but by Parliament.
The house of every one is to him as his castle.
Let us now peruse our ancient authors, for out of the old fields must come the new corn.
For a man's house is his castle.
We should speak as the populace but think as the learned.
The home to everyone is to him his castle and fortress, as well for his defence against injury and violence, as for his repose.
Though the bribe be small, yet the fault is great.
Six hours in sleep, in law's grave study six,Four spend in prayer, the rest on Nature fix.
The Common lawes of the Realme should by no means be delayed for the law is the surest sanctuary, that a man should take, and the strongest fortresse to protect the weakest of all, lex et tutissima cassis.
A word must become a friend or you will not understand it. Perhaps you do well to be cool and detached when you are seeking information, but I remind you of the wife who complained, 'When I ask John if he loves me, he thinks I am asking for information'.
Where there are many counsellors there is safety.
The law compells no man to impossible things. The argument ab impossibili is forcible in law.
There is no jewel in the world comparable to learning; no learning so excellent as knowledge of laws.
The gladsome light of jurisprudence.
It is a fiction, a shade, a nonentity, but a reality for legal purposes. A corporation aggregate is only in abstractoit is invisible, immortal, and rests only in intendment and consideration of the law.
Force ought to follow justice and not to precede.
Law is the safest helmet.
Every libel, which is called famosus libellus, is made either against a private man, or against a public person. If it be against a private man, it deserves a severe punishment.
Common law is common right.
A witch is a person who hath conference with the Devil to consult with him or to do some act.
Don't quote the distinction, for the honour of my lord Coke.
We have a saying in the House of Commons; that old ways are the safest and surest ways.
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