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The magistrates are the ministers for the laws, the judges their interpreters, the rest of us are servants of the law, that we all may be free.


Marcus Tullius Cicero


#interpreters #judges #law #laws #magistrates

Your every voter, as surely as your chief magistrate, exercises a public trust.


Grover Cleveland


#chief #every #exercises #magistrate #public

The various modes of worship which prevailed in the Roman world were all considered by the people as equally true; by the philosopher as equally false; and by the magistrate as equally useful.


Edward Gibbon


#considered #equally #false #magistrate #modes

I was never given a trial. I never went before any magistrate, nor did my parents. To this day, I do not know what the charges that were lodged against me or my deceased parents at this time.


Robert Matsui


#any #before #charges #day #deceased

Any institution which does not suppose the people good, and the magistrate corruptible, is evil.


Maximilien Robespierre


#does #evil #good #institution #magistrate

Obscenity is whatever happens to shock some elderly and ignorant magistrate.


Bertrand Russell


#happens #ignorant #magistrate #obscenity #shock

When the legislative and executive powers are united in the same person, or in the same body of magistrates, there can be no liberty; because apprehensions may arise, lest the same monarch or senate should enact tyrannical laws, to execute them in a tyrannical manner.


Charles de Secondat


#arise #because #body #enact #execute

None of the modes by which a magistrate is appointed, popular election, the accident of the lot, or the accident of birth, affords, as far as we can perceive, much security for his being wiser than any of his neighbours.


Thomas Babington Macaulay


#affords #any #appointed #as far as #being

Baptists are very strong believers that the civil magistrate is ordained by God to punish those who do evil.


Richard Land


#believers #civil #evil #god #magistrate

This magistrate is not the king. The people are the king.


Gouverneur Morris


#magistrate #people






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