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   Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations.  1989.
 
 
NUMBER:994
AUTHOR:Henry Ward Beecher (1813–87)
QUOTATION:Any law that takes hold of a man’s daily life cannot prevail in a community, unless the vast majority of the community are actively in favor of it. The laws that are the most operative are the laws which protect life.
ATTRIBUTION:HENRY WARD BEECHER, “Civil Law and the Sabbath,” sermon delivered December 3, 1882.—Plymouth Pulpit, vol. 5 (new series), p. 416 (1883).
SUBJECTS:Law
 
 
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