Quote from Walter E. Williams 

"How does something immoral, when done privately, become moral when it is done collectively? Furthermore, does legality establish morality? Slavery was legal; apartheid is legal; Stalinist, Nazi, and Maoist urges were legal. Clearly, the fact of legality does not justify these crimes. Legality, alone, cannot be the talisman of moral people."

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Walter E. Williams
(1936- ) Columnist, Professor of Economics at George Mason University
Source:
All It Takes Is Guts
 
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