The aim of the law is not to punish sins, but is to prevent certain external results.

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. (1841-1935) American jurist, Supreme Court Justice
Commonwealth v. Kennedy, 170 Mass. 18, 20 (1897)
Added on 1-Feb-04 | Last updated 31-Mar-10
Link to this post
More quotes by Holmes, Jr., Oliver Wendell

Visited 53 time(s).

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.