Lawyers Quotes

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

Lawyers are men who hire out their words and anger.


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

Mignon Mclaughlin

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

Douglass Jerrold

Fools and obstinate men make rich lawyers.

Spanish Proverb

A Lawyer will do anything to win a case, sometimes he will even tell the truth.

Patrick Murray

The robes of lawyers are lined with the obstinacy of clients


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Updated On : July 09, 2009
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