Quotation: Henry David Thoreau about undue respect for a law


A common and natural result of an undue respect for the law is, that you may see a file of soldiers … marching in admirable order over hill and dale to the wars, against their wills, ay, against their common sense and consciences.

Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) Discuss

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2 responses to “Quotation: Henry David Thoreau about undue respect for a law

  1. Far too often law and justice/fairness are not the same thing.

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