It Is Better That Ten Guilty Persons Escape Than One Innocent Suffer.
It is better that ten guilty persons escape
than one innocent suffer.
-- Sir William Blackstone (1723-80.)
Mercy for the guilty is cruelty to the innocent.
Better to send ten ambulances when they are not needed than one when it is.
It is better to be always on your guard than to suffer once.
Time whereof the memory of man runneth not to the contrary.
-- Sir William Blackstone (1723-1780) -- Commentaries, Vol. i, Book i, Chap. xviii, Section 472...
Ten persons who speak make more noise than ten thousand who are silent. -- Napoleon I
Better one byrde in hand than ten in the wood. -- John Heywood (c.
1565) -- Proverbes, Part i, Chap. xi...
A fact is a simple statement that everyone believes.
It is innocent, unless found guilty. A hypothesis is a novel suggestion that no one wants to believe....
Let no guilty man escape. -- U.S. Gra