Great Legal Quote of the Day: Frédéric Bastiat

“When law and morality contradict each other, the citizen has the cruel alternative of either losing his moral sense or losing his respect for the law.” — Frédéric Bastiat, The Law, 1850   Sources:

Great Legal Quote of the Day: Dwight D. Eisenhower

“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.” –Dwight D. Eisenhower, U.S. President and D-Day Commander, Law Day speech, 1958.   Sources:

Great Legal Quote of the Day: William Shakespeare

“The quality of mercy is not strained; It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven Upon the place beneath. It is twice blest; It blesseth him that gives and him that takes: ‘Tis mightiest in the mightiest; it becomes The throned monarch better than his crown: His sceptre shows the force of temporal power, The attribute to awe and majesty, Wherein doth sit the dread and fear of kings; But