Marguerite Yourcenar Quote

Our civil laws will never be supple enough to fit the immense and changing variety of facts. Laws change more slowly than custom, and though dangerous when they fall behind the times are more dangerous still when they presume to anticipate custom.


Memoirs of Hadrian (1951)

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Our civil laws will never be supple enough to fit the immense and changing variety of facts. Laws change more slowly than custom, and though...

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Our civil laws will never be supple enough to fit the immense and changing variety of facts. Laws change more slowly than custom, and though...

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Our civil laws will never be supple enough to fit the immense and changing variety of facts. Laws change more slowly than custom, and though...

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Our civil laws will never be supple enough to fit the immense and changing variety of facts. Laws change more slowly than custom, and though...