When The End Is Lawful, The Means Are Also Lawful.
Quotations - Alphabetic
When the end is lawful, the means are also lawful.
-- Hermann Busenbaum (or Busembaum) (1600-1688)
When the end is lawful, the means are also lawful. -- Hermann Busenbaum (1600-1668)
I remember when legal used to mean lawful, now it means some kind of loophole. -- Leo Kessle
Lawful Dungeon Master -- and they're MY laws!
Well, we know he's LAWFUL evil, so he should keep his word when he promised not to betray us.
LAWFUL, adj. Compatible with the will of a judge having jurisdiction.
-- Ambrose Bierce, "The Devil's Dictionary...
When the righteous man turneth away from his righteousness that he hath committed and doeth that which is neither quite lawful nor quite righ
he generally be found to have gained in amiability what he has lost in holiness....
What, then is law [government]? It is the collective organization of the individual right to lawful defense.
-- Frederic Bastiat, "The Law...
All ambitions are lawful except those which climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind.
-- Joseph Conrad...
Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own? -- New Testament -- Matthew xx, 15