Cicero Quote

For as the law is set over the magistrate, even so are the magistrates set over the people. And therefore, it may be truly said, "that the magistrate is a speaking law, and the law is a silent magistrate.


The political works of Marcus Tullius Cicero, tr. by F. Barham (ed. 1841)

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For as the law is set over the magistrate, even so are the magistrates set over the people. And therefore, it may be truly said, that the magistrate...

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For as the law is set over the magistrate, even so are the magistrates set over the people. And therefore, it may be truly said, that the magistrate...

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For as the law is set over the magistrate, even so are the magistrates set over the people. And therefore, it may be truly said, that the magistrate...

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For as the law is set over the magistrate, even so are the magistrates set over the people. And therefore, it may be truly said, that the magistrate...