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Important Legal Books And Quotations

  Books                                 Author
Constitution of India – Defaced and DefiedN. A. Palkhivala
Constitutional Law of IndiaH. M Seervai
Courts and their JudgmentsArun Shourie
Corruption in IndiaN. Vittal
International LawOppenheim
India dividedRajendra Prasad
India Wins FreedomMaulana Azad
Judge’s Miscellany, AM. Hidayatullah
Law, Lawyers & JudgesH. R. Bhardwaj
Laws Versus JusticeV. R. Krishna Iyer
Law in Changing societyW. Friedmann
Law and LiteratureM. K. Gandhi
Landmarks in the LawLord Denning
My Life – Law and OrderMotilal C. Setalvad
Prison DiaryJayaprakash Narain
The Law of NationsBrierly
The JudgmentKuldip Nayar
We IndiansKhushwant Singh
We the NationN. A Palkhiwala
We the PeopleN. A. Palkhiwala
India’s Legal System: Can It be saved?Fali S. Nariman


Laws are silent in the midst of armsCicero
Laws should be like cloths. They should be made to fit the people they are meant to serveClarence Darrow
In law nothing is certain but the expenseS. Butler
Where law ends, tyranny beginsWilliam Pitt
A law is valuable not because it is law, but because these is no right in itH. W. Beecher
Laws grind the poor, and rich men rule the lawOliver Goldsmith
Laws are the very bulwarks of liberty; they define every man’s rights, and defend the individual liberties of all menJ. G. Holland
The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictlyLincoln
Necessity knows no lawSt. Augustine
Laws are like cobwebs which may catch small flies but let wasps and hornets break throughSwift
When the State is corrupt, then laws are most multipliedTacitus


Justice is truth in actionBenjamin Disraeili
When men are pure, laws are useless; when men are corrupt, laws are brokenBenjamin Disraeili
The greater number of laws, the greater the number of offences against themHavelock Ellis
Ignorance of the law excuses no man; not that all men knew the law, but because it is an excuse everyman will plead, and no man can tell how to refute themJohn Selden
Law is a bottomless pit; it is a cormorant, harpy that devours everythingArbuthnot
Necessity creates the law, it supersedes rules; and whatever is reasonable in such cases is likewise legalSir William Scott and Lord Stowell
Lawyers are like bread, (are best) when they are young and newThomas Fuller
Law must be stable and yet it cannot stand stillRescoe Pound
The Laws of a state change with the changing timesAeschylus
If there were no bad people there would be no good lawyers.Charles Dickens
Law cannot persuade, where it cannot punishRosalind Fergusson
Litigation is a game in which the Court is umpirePollock
Law is an assCharles Dickens
Law and sense are not the same thingJawaharlal Nehru


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