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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. Quotes: This is a court of law, not a court of justice.
         

This is a court of law, not a court of justice.


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The life of the law has not been logic; it has been experience.

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Fame is the scentless sunflower, with gaudy crown of gold; But friendship is the rose, with sweets in every fold.

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