Quote from Frederic Bastiat 

"It is impossible to introduce into society
a greater change and a greater evil than this:
the conversion of the law into an instrument of plunder."

Quote by:
Frederic Bastiat
(1801-1850) French economist, statesman, and author. He did most of his writing during the years just before -- and immediately following -- the French Revolution of February 1848.
Date:
June 1850
Source:
"The Law" by Frederic Bastiat (1848) http://liberty-tree.ca/research/TheLaw
 
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