Sir William Blackstone, (July 10, 1723 - February 14, 1780), the English jurist and professor who produced the historical and analytic treatise on the common law called Commentaries on the Laws of England
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▶ "The Royal Navy of England hath ever been its greatest defense and ornament; it is its ancient and natural strength; the floating bulwark of the island."; "The law, which restrains a man from doing mischief to his fellow citizens, though it diminishes the natural, increases the civil liberty of mankind."; "The husband and wife are one, and that one is the husband."; "That the king can do no wrong is a necessary and fundamental principle of the English constitution."; "So great moreover is the regard of the law for private property, that it will not authorize the least violation of it; no, not even for the general good of the whole community."; …
"No enactment of man can be considered law unless it conforms to the law of God."; "Men was formed for society, and is neither capable of living alone, nor has the courage to do it."; "It is better that ten guilty escape than one innocent suffer."; "Free men have arms; slaves do not."
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