Edward Coke Quotes

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Edward Coke Quotes

The King himself should be under no man, but under God and the Law.
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Things are worth what they will fetch at a sale.

— Edward Coke

Magna Charta is such a fellow, that he will have no sovereign.

— Edward Coke

Though the bribe be small, yet the fault is great.

— Edward Coke

Certainty is the mother of quiet and repose, and uncertainty the cause of variance and contentions.

— Edward Coke

Those who consent to the act and those who do it shall be equally punished.

— Edward Coke

He is not cheated who knows he is being cheated.

— Edward Coke

The Common lawes of the Realme should by no means be delayed for the law is the surest sanctuary, that a man should take, and the strongest fortresse to protect the weakest of all, lex et tutissima cassis.

— Edward Coke

A word must become a friend or you will not understand it. Perhaps you do well to be cool and detached when you are seeking information, but I remind you of the wife who complained, 'When I ask John if he loves me, he thinks I am asking for information'.

— Edward Coke

It is a fiction, a shade, a nonentity, but a reality for legal purposes. A corporation aggregate is only in abstracto—it is invisible, immortal, and rests only in intendment and consideration of the law.

— Edward Coke

Everyone thirsteth after gaine.

— Edward Coke

Precaution is better than a cure.

— Edward Coke

It is the worst oppression, that is done by colour of justice

— Edward Coke

Force ought to follow justice and not to precede.

— Edward Coke

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