The greatest enemy of justice is privilege.

[Der größte Feind des Rechtes ist das Vorrecht.]

Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach (1830-1916) Austrian writer
Aphorisms [Aphorismen], No. 219 (1880) [tr. Scrase/Mieder (1994)]
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(Source (German)). Alternate translation:

The greatest enemy of the law of right is the law of prerogative.
[tr. Wister (1883)]


 
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