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Engrave this Quote In all tyrannical governments the supreme magistracy, or the right both of making and of enforcing the laws, is vested in one and the same man, or one and the same body of men; and wherever these two powers are united together, there can be no public liberty.
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-William Blackstone
Engrave this Quote 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.
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-William Blackstone
Guilt
Engrave this Quote It is better that ten guilty escape than one innocent suffer.
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-William Blackstone, 'Commentaries on the Laws of England', iv.27), an important exposition of English Law written between 1765-1769
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Engrave this Quote 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.
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-William Blackstone
Rights
Engrave this Quote The public good is in nothing more essentially interested than in the protection of every individual's private rights.
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-William Blackstone, Commentaries on the Laws of England
Engrave this Quote Those rights, then, which God and nature have established, and are therefore called natural rights, such as life and liberty, need not the aid of human laws to be more effectually invested in every man than they are; neither do they receive any additional strength when declared by the municipal laws to be inviolate. On the contrary, no human legislature has power to abridge or destroy them, unless the owner shall himself commit some act that amounts to a forfeiture.
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-William Blackstone
Solitude
Engrave this Quote Man was formed for society and is neither capable of living alone, nor has the courage to do it.
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-William Blackstone, Commentaries on the Laws of England

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