Lawyers Quotes

A great many college graduates come here thinking of lawyers as social engineers arguing the great Constitutional issues

Archibald Cox

Divorce is a game played by lawyers.

Cary Grant

Fond of doctors, little health, Fond of lawyers, little wealth


The robes of lawyers are lined with the obstinacy of clients


Lawyers spend a great deal of their time shoveling smoke.

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Fools and obstinate men make rich lawyers.

Spanish Proverb

Self-defense is the clearest of all laws, and for this reason: lawyers didn't make it.

Douglass Jerrold

It took man thousands of years to put words down on paper, and his lawyers still wish he wouldn't.

Mignon Mclaughlin

Lawyers are men who hire out their words and anger.


Look at the Justice Department, it's full of Jews...The lawyers in government are damn Jews

Richard Milhouse Nixon

Where there are too many policemen, there is no liberty. Where there are too many soldiers, there is no peace. Where there are too many lawyers, there is no justice.

Lyn Yutang

Lawyers are the only persons in whom ignorance of the law is not punished.

Jeremy Bentham

The public regards lawyers with great distrust. They think lawyers are smarter than the average guy but use their intelligence deviously. Well, they're wrong. Usually they are not smarter.

F. Lee Bailey

If one really wishes to know how justice is administered in a country, one does not question the policemen, the lawyers, the judges, or the protected members of the middle class. One goes to the unprotected those, precisely, who need the laws protection most! and listens to their testimony.

James Baldwin

The United Kingdom's contribution to the European Convention on Human Rights has been immense. British parliamentarians and lawyers played a key role in its conception and its drafting.

Sir Nicolas Duan Bratza

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