Maimonides Quote

It is better and more satisfactory to acquit a thousand guilty persons than to put a single innocent one to death.


Sefer Hamitzvot [Book of the Commandments], commentary on Negative Commandment 290, as translated by Charles B. Chavel (1967); also in Defending the Human Spirit : Jewish Law's Vision for a Moral Society (2006) by Warren Goldstein, p. 269

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It is better and more satisfactory to acquit a thousand guilty persons than to put a single innocent one to death.

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It is better and more satisfactory to acquit a thousand guilty persons than to put a single innocent one to death.

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It is better and more satisfactory to acquit a thousand guilty persons than to put a single innocent one to death.

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It is better and more satisfactory to acquit a thousand guilty persons than to put a single innocent one to death.