"If you have 10,000 regulations, you destroy all respect for the law." - Winston Churchill
"The more corrupt the state, the more numerous the laws." — Tacitus (A.D. 55?-130?)
"Good people do not need laws and bad people will break them anyway." - Plato
"If we can just pass a few more laws, we could all be criminals!" - Vinnie Moscaritolo
"There is no way to rule innocent men. The only power government has is the power to crack down on criminals. Well, when there aren't enough criminals, one makes them. One declares so many things to be a crime that it becomes impossible for men to live without breaking laws." — Ayn Rand in her must-read novel, Atlas Shrugged
“Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.” – Martin Luther King Jr.