„Who to himself is law no law doth need,
Offends no law, and is a king indeed.“

—  George Chapman, Bussy D'Ambois

Act II, scene i.
Bussy D'Ambois (1607)

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„He that to nought aspires, doth nothing need;
Who breaks no law is subject to no king.“

—  George Chapman, The Revenge of Bussy D'Ambois

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„The King himself should be under no man, but under God and the Law.“

—  Edward Coke English lawyer and judge 1552 - 1634

Prohibitions del Roy, 12 Co. Rep. 63, quoting Henry de Bracton's treatise on the laws and customs of England. http://www.uniset.ca/other/cs4/77ER1342.html
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„Law is king of all.“

—  Henry Alford English churchman, theologian, textual critic, scholar, poet, hymnodist, and writer 1810 - 1871

School of the Heart (1835), Lesson 6; reported in Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations (1922), p. 430.

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„For human laws and laws divine ordain,
Who slays another, shall himself be slain.“

—  Ludovico Ariosto, livro Orlando Furioso

Che voglion tutti gli ordini e le leggi,
Che chi dà morte altrui debba esser morto.
Canto XXXVI, stanza 33 (tr. W. S. Rose)
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„Law, the king of all mortals and immortals.“

—  Pindar Ancient Greek poet -517 - -437 a.C.

As quoted in Plato's Gorgias, 484b.

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„A just king must be the first to observe those laws that he has himself prescribed.“

—  Giovanni Boccaccio, livro The Decameron

Ogni giusto re primo servatore dee essere delle leggi fatte da lui.
Seventh Day, Tenth Story
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„What is the law?—Who are the law makers?“

—  Thomas Hodgskin British writer 1787 - 1869

The law is a great scheme of rules intended to preserve the power of government, secure the wealth of the landowner, the priest, and the capitalist, but never to secure his produce to the labourer.—The law-maker is never a labourer, and has no natural right to any wealth.—He takes no notice of the natural right of property.—Manifold miseries which result from his appropriating the produce of labour, and from the legal right of property being in opposition to the natural.

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„Such subjects are the very strength of kings,
And are thus above the law.“

—  Pierre Corneille French tragedian 1606 - 1684

De pareils serviteurs sont les forces des rois,
Et de pareils aussi sont au-dessus des lois.
Tulle, act V, scene iii
King Tullus forgives the hero, Horace, who has saved the state but killed his sister.
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„Laws of justice which Hammurabi, the wise king, established.“

—  Hammurabi sixth king of Babylon -1810 - -1750 a.C.

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„Magna Carta is the Law: Let the King look out.“

—  Stanley Baldwin Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom 1867 - 1947

So it has always been with tyrants among our own people: when the King was tyrant, let him look out. And it has always been the same, and will be the same, whether the tyrant be the Barons, whether the tyrant be the Church, whether he be demagogue or dictator — let them look out.
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„A self-willed man obeys a different law, the one law I, too, hold absolutely sacred — the human law in himself, his own individual will.“

—  Bruce Lee Hong Kong-American actor, martial artist, philosopher and filmmaker 1940 - 1973

Fonte: Striking Thoughts (2000), p. 19

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„We do not need more laws. No country suffers from a shortage of laws. We need a new model.“

—  Peter F. Drucker American business consultant 1909 - 2005

Fonte: 1960s - 1980s, MANAGEMENT: Tasks, Responsibilities, Practices (1973), Part 1, p. 364

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„Where there are laws, he who has not broken them need not tremble.“

—  Vittorio Alfieri, Virginia

Ove son leggi,
Tremar non dee chi leggi non infranse.
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„Who can give law to lovers? Love is a greater law to itself.“

—  Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius philosopher of the early 6th century 480

Poem XII, lines 47-48
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Original: (la) Quis legem det amantibus?
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„Thus, where'er the drift of hazard
Seems most unrestrained to flow,
Chance herself is reined and bitted,
And the curb of law doth know.“

—  Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius philosopher of the early 6th century 480

Poem I, lines 11-12; translation by H. R. James
The Consolation of Philosophy · De Consolatione Philosophiae, Book V
Original: (la) Sic quae permissis fluitare videtur habenis
Fors patitur frenos ipsaque lege meat.

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