Certainty is the mother of quiet and repose, and uncertainty the cause of variance and contentions
Corporations cannot commit treason, nor be outlawed, nor excommunicated, for they have no souls
The home to everyone is to him his castle and fortress, as well for his defence against injury and violence, as for his repose
How long soever it hath continued, if it be against reason, it is of no force in law.
Those who consent to the act and those who do it shall be equally punished
Magna Charta is such a fellow, that he will have no sovereign.
Though the bribe be small, yet the fault is great
I saw nothing but waters wap [lap] and waves wanne [come].
Everyone thirsteth after gaine
The gladsome light of Jurisprudence.
Reason is the life of the law; nay, the common law itself is nothing else but reason - the law which is perfection of reason.
You should trust any man in his own art provided he is skilled in it.
Six hours in sleep, in law's grave study six, Four spend in prayer, the rest on Nature fix.
Fraud and deceit abound in these days more than in former times.
Every libel, which is called famosus libellus, is made either against a private man, or against a public person. If it be against a private man, it deserves a severe punishment.