Proverbs with the word Law

Every law has a loophole

It is commonly thought that a clever lawyer can find a hole in any law. By creeping through the hole, his client can avoid the effect of the... Read more →

Possession is nine points of the law

We use this to mean that even though full legal right to a thing has not been established, he who is in possession of it has a far greater right... Read more →

Self-preservation is the first law of nature

We often use this as an excuse for our own selfish conduct - for 'looking after number one'.

Necessity knows no law

The proverb is used to express the idea that when someone is desperate and has no other options, they may be willing to break the law to obtain... Read more →