Rights that do not flow from duty well performed are not worth having.
Mohandas K. Gandhi (1869–1948), Indian political and spiritual leader.
I said there was a society of men among us, bred up from their youth in the art of proving by words multiplied for the purpose, that white is black, and black is white, according as they are paid. To this society all the rest of the people are as slaves.
Jonathan Swift (1667–1745), Anglo-Irish satirist.
Woe unto you, lawyers! for ye have taken away the key of knowledge: ye entered not in yourselves, and them that were entering in ye hindered.