natura non facit saltum ita nec lex

nature does not make a leap, thus neither does the law

Notes

Shortened form of "sicut natura nil facit per saltum ita nec lex" (just as nature does nothing by a leap, so neither does the law), referring to both nature and the legal system moving gradually.

Words

  • naturanature
  • nonnot
  • itaso, thus
  • necand not, conj, neither nor, nor
  • lexagreement, covenant, law, statute