„It is not the function of a Court of justice to enforce or give effect to moral obligations which do not carry with them legal or equitable rights.“
— Edward Macnaghten, Baron Macnaghten Anglo-Irish rower, barrister, politician and Lord of Appeal in Ordinary 1830 - 1913
Blackburn, Low & Co. v. Vigors (1887), L. R. 12 Ap. Ca. 543.