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My philosophy
like colour TV
is all there
in black and white
Monty Python
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'There's no free will,' says the philosopher; 'To hang is most unjust.'
'There is no free will,' assents the officer; 'We hang because we must.'
Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)

A witness cannot give evidence of his age unless he can remember being born.
Judge Blagden

Any society that needs disclaimers has too many lawyers.
Anonymous

Bacon's not the only thing
That's cured by hanging from a string.
Hugh Kingsmill (1889-1949)

Changing lawyers is like changing deck chairs on the Titanic.
Anonymous

Justice is incidental to law and order.
J. Edgar Hoover (1895-1972)

Justice is open to everyone in the same way as the Ritz Hotel.
Judge Sturgess

Justice must not only be seen to be done. It must be seen to be believed.
Beachcomber

Nobody is innocent.
Ricardo González-Santander (1958- )

Nothing is illegal until you get caught.
Anonymous

People who love sausage and people who believe in justice should never watch either of them being made.
Otto von Bismarck (1815-1898)

The hangman let me down.
Anonymous

Wretches hang that jurymen may dine.
Alexander Pope (1688-1744)

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