The Pathos of Politics – Rule of Law

Rule of Law

“Without justice no realm may prosper.” ~ Pythagoras

“In the absence of justice, what is sovereignty but organized robbery?” ~ Augustine of Hippo

Justice is retribution for wrongdoing.  Law is state codification aimed at administering justice and the affairs of the state to which the law pertains.

“An injustice to one is a threat made to all.” ~ Montesquieu