This is about leadership, how a leader takes risks. The first thing to do is not to ask what the laws are. Set your mission first. If you start from the laws you have, you’ll go nowhere. What if the available laws are bad or imperfect, do you stop?
-Crisis Group interview, Jimly Asshiddiqie, former chief justice of Indonesia’s Constitutional Court, Jakarta, 1 August 2012 in Indonesia: Defying the State
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