Facts about Frederick Pollock

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Frederick Pollock was a famous Judge from England, who lived between December 10, 1845 and January 18, 1937. He/she became 91 years old.

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He/she is born under the zodiac sagittarius, who is known for Philosophical, Motion, Experimentation, Optimism. Our collection contains 17 quotes who is written / told by Frederick.

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Famous quotes by Frederick Pollock (17)


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"The practice of the law is a perfectly distinct art"
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"It is odd how learned persons fail to see that new terms and definitions are apt to mean new doubts and litigation"
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"Have you ever found any logical reason why mutual promises are sufficient consideration for one another (like the two lean horses of a Calcutta hack who can only just stand together)? I have not"
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"So far I go with the Socialists as to think it a pretty general rule that, where monopoly is necessary, it is better in public hands"
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"If you deny that any principles of conduct at all are common to and admitted by all men who try to behave reasonably - well, I don't see how you can have any ethics or any ethical background for law"
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"I have not heard that even the New York abortion has done very much in the States where it has been enacted"
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"Not that pleading can be taken as a test, for the forms of action, notably Debt, ignore the fundamental difference between duties imposed by law and duties created by the will of the parties"
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"It is strange how little harm bad codes do"
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"It cannot be assumed that equity was following common law whenever they agreed, any more than the converse"
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"The lawyer has not reached the height of his vocation who does not find therein... scope for a peculiar but genuine artistic function"
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"Yet when one suspects that a man knows something about life that one hasn't heard before one is uneasy until one has found out what he has to say"
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"The oldest theory of contract is I think negative"
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"Our lady the Common Law is a very wise old lady though she still has something to learn in telling what she knows"
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"Medieval justice was a quaint thing"
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"Crabbed and obscure definitions are of no use beyond a narrow circle of students, of whom probably every one has a pet one of his own"
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"Consider the Essay as a political pamphlet on the Revolution side, and the fact that it was the Whig gospel for a century, and you will see its working merit"
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"But it is strange how many rational beings believe the ultimate truths of the universe to be reducible to patterns on a blackboard"


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