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Edward Coke
February 1, 1552 - September 3, 1634
Nationality: English
Category: Businessman
Subcategory: English Businessman

How long soever it hath continued, if it be against reason, it is of no force in law.


We have a maxim in the House of Commons, and written on the walls of our houses, that old ways are the safest and surest ways.


Things are worth what they will fetch at a sale.


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


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


So use your own property as not to injure that of another.


You should trust any man in his own art provided he is skilled in it.


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


The cause ceasing, the effect ceases also.


Corporations cannot commit treason, nor be outlawed, nor excommunicated, for they have no souls.


Reason is the life of the law; nay, the common law itself is nothing else but reason - the law which is perfection of reason.


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


Where there are many counsellors there is safety.


Success in crime always invites to worse deeds.


The home to everyone is to him his castle and fortress, as well for his defence against injury and violence, as for his repose.


One threatens the innocent who spares the guilty.


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