Edward Coke - Quotes

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The home to everyone is to him his castle and fortress, as well for his defence against injury and violence, as for his repose.

The home to everyone is to him his castle and fortress, as well for his defence against injury and violence, as for his repose.

Though the bribe be small, yet the fault is great. ---->>>

Certainty is the mother of quiet and repose, and uncertainty the cause of variance and contentions. ---->>>

Reason is the life of the law; nay, the common law itself is nothing else but reason - the law which is perfection of reason. ---->>>

One threatens the innocent who spares the guilty. ---->>>

Magna Charta is such a fellow, that he will have no sovereign. ---->>>

Things are worth what they will fetch at a sale. ---->>>

Corporations cannot commit treason, nor be outlawed, nor excommunicated, for they have no souls. ---->>>

Where there are many counsellors there is safety. ---->>>

So use your own property as not to injure that of another. ---->>>

How long soever it hath continued, if it be against reason, it is of no force in law. ---->>>

Success in crime always invites to worse deeds. ---->>>

The cause ceasing, the effect ceases also. ---->>>

Those who consent to the act and those who do it shall be equally punished. ---->>>

We have a maxim in the House of Commons, and written on the walls of our houses, that old ways are the safest and surest ways. ---->>>

You should trust any man in his own art provided he is skilled in it.

You should trust any man in his own art provided he is skilled in it.

Biography

Nationality: English
Born: February 1, 1552
Birthplace:
Die: September 3, 1634
Occupation: Businessman
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Sir Edward Coke SL PC ( ("cook"), formerly ; 1 February 1552 – 3 September 1634) was an English barrister, judge and, later, opposition politician, who is considered to be the greatest jurist of the Elizabethan and Jacobean eras. Born into a middle-class family, Coke was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, before leaving to study at the Inner Temple, where he was called to the Bar on 20 April 1578 (wikipedia)