Great Legal Quote of the Day: The Declaration of Independence

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. β€” That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, β€” That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is

Great Legal Quote of the Day: Aristotle

β€œMan, when perfected, is the best of animals , but when separated from law and justice, he is the worst of all.” –Aristotle, Politics, Book I, 1253a.   Sources:,+when+perfected,+is+the+best+of+animals,+but+when+separated+from+law+and+justice,+he+is+the+worst+of+all.+Book+I,+1253a.31&source=bl&ots=nyShlrB8sh&sig=PYu5Dbu3tG-nRJbfcJxl4ys4MmA&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiwwLeH7YnPAhXJdSYKHQAaCkgQ6AEIHjAA#v=onepage&q=Man%2C%20when%20perfected%2C%20is%20the%20best%20of%20animals%2C%20but%20when%20separated%20from%20law%20and%20justice%2C%20he%20is%20the%20worst%20of%20all.%20Book%20I%2C%201253a.31&f=false,0086,035:1:1253a