Give a thief enough rope and he'll hang himself.
Good order is the foundation of all things.
Ignorance of law excuses no one.
In a healthy legal system the values of order and justice are not normally at cross-purposes.
In doubt, the milder course is to be followed.
Infancy is a shield, not a sword.
A subsequent ratification has a retrospective affect, and be equivalent to a prior command.
Absolute power corrupts absolutely.
Fairness and justice in a jurisdiction are realized case by case being settled properly.
It is an important step to replace the rule of men with the rule of law in China's justice reforms.
It is better to fight for justice than to rail at the ill.
Justice must not only be done, but must be seen to be done.
Let right be done, though the heavens fall.
Like reason makes like law.
No man should benefit from his own injustice.