The rule of law should not suspended whenever it is convenient or urgent. It is at times when we are most tempted, most compelled to ignore the law that we should should be most reliant upon it, and consider most carefully the consequences of ignoring it. The law is there precisely to keep us from making mistakes when it is convenient or urgent to act.

Graham Ericsson (b. 1947) American writer, aphorist
Into a New Day (2008)
Added on 28-Aug-09 | Last updated 28-Aug-09
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