Ignorance Of The Law Quotes by Jeremy Bentham, Hunter S. Thompson, John Selden, Joseph Heller, Addison Mizner, Thomas Hobbes and many others.
Lawyers are the only persons in whom ignorance of the law is not punished.
We cannot expect people to have respect for law and order until we teach respect to those we have entrusted to enforce those laws.
Ignorance of the law excuses no man; not that all men know the law, but because ’tis an excuse every man will plead, and no man can tell how to refute him.
The laws of nature are only as immutable as the minds which promote them. Ignorance of the law is 9/10ths of the law. Just because you aren’t paranoid doesn’t mean they aren’t out to get you.
Ignorance of the law excuses no man from practicing it.
Ignorance of the law excuses no man.
Ignorance of the law is no good excuse, where every man is bound to take notice of the laws to which he is subject.
Ignorance of the law is no excuse in any country. If it were, the laws would lose their effect, because it can always be pretended.
But ignorance of the law is no excuse. A person is guilty even if he breaks the law unknowingly. I shall be perhaps the first of the defendants to get up on that stand and admit that I am at least partly guilty.