Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.
Man perfected by society is the best of all animals; he is the most terrible of all when he lives without law, and without justice.
Law — quotes and aphorisms
Laws are sand, customs are rock. Laws can be evaded and punishment escaped but an openly transgressed custom brings sure punishment.