Quotes by Sir Edward Coke

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Corporations cannot commit treason, or be outlawed or excommunicated, for they have no souls.

We should speak as the populace but think as the learned.
One threatens the innocent who spares the guilty.
There is no jewel in the world comparable to learning; no learning so excellent both for Prince and subject, as knowledge of laws; and no knowledge of any laws so necessary for all estates and for all causes, concerning goods, lands or life, as the common laws of England.
It is therefore necessary that memorable things should be committed to writing, and not wholly betaken [i. e. , committed] to slippery memory which seldom yields a certain reckoning.
For a mans house is his castle, & domus sua cuique est tutissimum refugium; for where shall a man be safe, if it be not in his house?

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