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Laws are the spider's webs which, if anything small falls into them they ensnare it, but large things break through and escape.
The law an eye for an eye makes the whole world blind.
Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws. 
You do not examine legislation in light of the benefits it will convey if properly administered, but in the light of the wrongs it would do and the harms it would cause if improperly administered.
The wise legislator will only rarely initiate a new rule of behaviour; more usually he will confine himself to affirming in law what has already become the custom of the people.
Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.
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