Lawyers Quotes

Lawyers know life practically. A bookish man should always have them to converse with.

Samuel Johnson

It is unfair to believe everything we hear about lawyers. Some of it might not be true.

Gerald F. Lieberman

The power of the lawyer is in the uncertainty of the law.

Jeremy Bentham

A good lawyer is a bad neighbor.

French Proverb

The trouble with law is lawyers.

Clarence Darrow

Only Lawyers and mental defectives are automatically exempt for jury duty.

George Bernard Shaw

The leading rule for the lawyer, as for the man of every other calling, is diligence. Leave nothing for to-morrow which can be done to-day.

Abraham Lincoln

It is better to be a mouse in a cat's mouth than a man in a lawyer's hands.

Spanish Proverb

God wanted to chastise mankind, so he sent lawyers

Russian Proverb

It is the trade of lawyers to question everything, yield nothing, and to talk by the hour

Thomas Jefferson

If there were no bad people there would be no good lawyers.

Charles Dickens

Lawyers are like morticians. We all need one sooner or later, but better later than sooner.

Eileen Goudge

If your lawyers tell you that you have a very good case, you should settle immediately.

Richard Ingrams

Lawyers, I suppose, were children once.

Charles Lamb

Only lawyers and painters can turn white to black.

Japanese Proverb

You cannot live without the lawyers, and certainly you cannot die without them.

Joseph H. Choate

The good lawyer is not the man who has an eye to every side and angle of contingency, and qualifies all his qualifications, but who throws himself on your part so heartily, that he can get you out of a scrape.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A lawyer's dream of Heaven: Every man reclaimed his own property at the resurrection, and each tried to recover it from all his forefathers.

Samuel Butler

A lawyer without history or literature is a mechanic, a mere working mason; if he possesses some knowledge of these, he may venture to call himself an architect.

Sir Walter Scott

[A] lawyer without books would be like a workman without tools.

Thomas Jefferson

A lawyer with his briefcase can steal more than a hundred men with guns.

Mario Puzo

To some lawyers, all facts are created equal

Felix Frankfurter

Lawyer, n. One skilled in circumvention of the law.

Ambrose Bierce

The robes of lawyers are lined with the obstinacy of clients

Proverb

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Updated On : July 09, 2009
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