I busted a mirror and got seven years bad luck, but my lawyer thinks he can get me five.
Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery.
Advertising is legalized lying.
H. G. Wells
Compromise is the best and cheapest lawyer.
Robert Louis Stevenson
The more laws, the less justice.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Justice in the life and conduct of the State is possible only as first it resides in the hearts and souls of the citizens.
In law, nothing is certain but the expense.
Make crime pay. Become a lawyer.
Lawsuit: A machine which you go into as a pig and come out of as a sausage.
A lean compromise is better than a fat lawsuit.
Laws are spider webs through which the big flies pass and the little ones get caught.
Honore de Balzac
People are getting smarter nowadays; they are letting lawyers, instead of their conscience, be their guide.
A successful lawsuit is the one worn by a policeman.
Judges are the weakest link in our system of justice, and they are also the most protected.
Deceive not thy physician, confessor, nor lawyer.
Avoid lawsuits beyond all things; they pervert your conscience, impair your health, and dissipate your property.
Jean de la Bruyere
All ambitions are lawful except those which climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind.
I have a different approach. I don't file lawsuits because I really don't care.
Justice delayed is justice denied.
William E. Gladstone
Lawyers, I suppose, were children once.
He is no lawyer who cannot take two sides.
Misery is the company of lawsuits.
The trouble with law is lawyers.
Lawyers spend a great deal of their time shoveling smoke.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
People do not win people fights. Lawyers do.
Norman Ralph Augustine
You can't learn everything you need to know legally.
Obedience to lawful authority is the foundation of manly character.
Robert E. Lee
Lawyers are the only persons in whom ignorance of the law is not punished.
The events of the day inspired me to become a lawyer.
The law has no compassion. And justice is administered without compassion.
Ignorance of the law excuses no man from practicing it.
The only people who benefit from lawsuits are lawyers. I think we made a couple of them rich.
If somebody invented cigarettes today, the government would not legalize them.
I would say that IQ is the strongest predictor of which field you can get into and hold a job in, whether you can be an accountant, lawyer or nurse, for example.
It is legal because I wish it.
We are led by lawyers who do not understand either technology or balance sheets.
I'm not sure I can say there is a clean line between me as an individual and me as a lawyer.
One of the things I was taught in law school is that I'd never be able to think the same again - that being a lawyer is something that's part of who I am as an individual now.
Cagey trial lawyers have figured out there's a pretty good likelihood their case - no matter what its merit - will literally get its day in court because of favorable judges.
Lawyers are the first refuge of the incompetent.
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