Lord Mansfield Quotes

Decide promptly, but never give your reasons. Your decisions may be right, but your reasons are sure to be wrong. Lord Mansfield

True liberty can exist only when justice is equally administered to all. Lord Mansfield

I will not do that which my conscience tells me is wrong to gain the huzzahs of thousands, or the daily praise of all the papers which come from the press; I will not avoid doing what I think is right, though it should draw on me the whole artillery. Lord Mansfield

True popularity is not the popularity which is followed after, but the popularity which follows after. Lord Mansfield

A speech is like a love affair. Any fool can start it, but to end it requires considerable skill. Lord Mansfield