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non est princeps super leges, sed leges supra principemThe prince is not above the laws, but the laws above the prince (Pliny the Younger)
accipiunt leges, populus quibus legibus exlexthey consent to laws that place the people outside the law (Lucilius)
Arguit, arguito: quicquid probat ilia, probato: Quod dicet, dicas: quod negat ilia, neges. Riserit, arride: si flebit, flere memento; Imponat leges vultibus ilia tuisTo a lover. Blame, if she blames; but if she praises, praise. What she denies, deny; say what she says. Laugh, if she smiles; but if she weeps, then weep, And let your looks with hers their motions keep. --- Ovid [Publius Ovidius Naso]
asperges me hyssopo, et mundabor; lavabis me, et super nivem dealbaborsprinkle me with hyssop and I shall be clean; wash me and I will be made whiter than snow (Psalm 51:7)
bonæ leges malis ex moribus proceanturgood laws grow out of evil acts (Macrobius)
Corruptisima re publica plurimae legesIn the most corrupt state are the most laws (Terence)
corruptissima (in) republica plurimæ legesin the most corrupt state exist the most laws (or, the more corrupt the state, the more the laws) (Terence and Tacitus)
Cæsar non supra grammaticosCæsar has no authority over the grammarians
dormiunt aliquando leges, nunquam moriunturthe laws sometimes sleep, but never die
Editio princepsFirst printed edition
ego sum rex Romanus et supra grammaticamI am king of the Romans and above grammar (Emperor Sigismund at the Council of Constance)
ex malis moribus bonæ leges natæ suntfrom bad manners (or morals) good laws have sprung (Coke)
Facile princepsAcknowledged leader
facile princepseasily the first (i.e., an undisputed leader)
habet et bellum suas legeseven war has its laws
imperator … intra ecclesiam, non supra ecclesiam estthe emperor is in the Church, not above the Church (St. Ambrose)
inde datæ leges ne fortior omnia possetlaws have been ordained so that the stronger may not have everything their own way
inter arma leges silentin time of war, the laws are silent (Circero)
Inter arma silent legesIn time of war, laws are silent
judicium parium aut leges terræjudgment of one’s peers or else the laws of the land (Magna Carta)
leges ad civium salutem, civitatumque incolumitatem conditæ suntlaws were framed for the welfare of the citizens and the security of states (Cicero)
leges arma tenent sanctasarms cause laws to be respected
leges bonæ ex malis moribus procreanturfrom bad morals good laws are produced (Macrobius)
leges juraque servathe observes the laws and statutes
leges mori serviuntlaws are subservient to custom (Plautus)
leges neminem in paupertate vivere neque in anxietate mori permittuntit is never the intention of the law that anyone shall live in poverty or die in anguish (Justinian)
leges posteriores priores contrarias abrogantlater laws repeal prior contrary laws
leges sunt inventæ quæ cum omnibus semper una atque eadem voce loquerenturlaws are so devised that they may always speak with one and the same voice to all (Cicero)
ne sutor supra crepidam (judicaret) (also, ne sutor ultra crepidam)let not the shoemaker judge beyond his last (i.e., speak of things he does not know) (Pliny the Elder)
non est discipulus super magistrum nec servus super dominum suumthe student is not above the teacher, nor is the servant above his master (St. Matthew 10:24)
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