"One of the Seven [wise men of Greece] was wont to say:
That laws were like cobwebs,
where the small flies are caught
and the great break through."
by:
Sir Francis Bacon
(1561-1626) Philosopher, British Lord Chancellor
Source:
1625
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 -- Al Coholic, Iforgotz-ville     
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    Very accurate in a god/man's system of legal positivism. It is well established that, those with enough $, know-how and friends can murder, steal, create mayhem, etc. and then just walk away unscathed. By way of glaring example, Mr. Obamunist Goodwrench the assassin.
     -- Mike, Norwalk     
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    True.
     -- jim k, austin tx     
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