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Aaron Allston Quotes and Sayings

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Lawyers are the first refuge of the incompetent.
- Aaron Allston

Related topics: Legal

Life is like an analogy.
- Aaron Allston

The analysis of the thing is not the thing itself.
- Aaron Allston

If you hack the Vatican server, have you tampered in God's domain?
- Aaron Allston

 

Luck consists largely of hanging on by your fingernails
until things start to go your way.
- Aaron Allston

This would not be a problem if I were driving a snowplow.
- Aaron Allston

There are two types of people in the world,
and I'm one of them.
- Aaron Allston

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Any sufficiently badly-written science is indistinguishable from magic.
- Aaron Allston

Definition of 'Free': You pay for it whether or not you elect to receive it.
- Aaron Allston

When all else fails, complicate matters.
- Aaron Allston

The difference between tragedy and comedy:
Tragedy is something awful happening to somebody else,
while comedy is something awful happening to somebody else.
- Aaron Allston

Feminism is sort of like God.
Many people profess to believe in it,
but no one seems to be able to define it to everyone's satisfaction.
- Aaron Allston

I'm content to stand on tradition.
I'm even more content to wipe my feet on it.
- Aaron Allston

The way to a man's heart is through his chest.
- Aaron Allston

The principle of Sturgeon's Razor states that the simplest
answer to any problem is 90% crap.
- Aaron Allston

Violence is the first refuge of the violent.
- Aaron Allston

No one pays me to be nice.
- Aaron Allston

Where can I get some tat? I'd like to trade it in.
- Aaron Allston

I really can't complain about actresses who get paid to be dumb.
Most of us can't get paid to be smart.
- Aaron Allston

People do not win people fights.
Lawyers do.
- Norman Ralph Augustine

The trouble with law is lawyers.
- Clarence Darrow

The only people who benefit from lawsuits are lawyers.
I think we made a couple of them rich.
- Gavin Rossdale

Unfortunately, what many people forget is that judges
are just lawyers in robes.
- Tammy Bruce

99 percent of lawyers give the rest a bad name.
- Anonymous

Lawyers spend a great deal of their time shoveling smoke.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

All the libel lawyers will tell you there's no libel any more,
that everyone's given up.
- Ian Hislop

I wouldn't pretend to tell you we don't pay our lawyers well.
- Jay Alan Sekulow

Doctors are just the same as lawyers;
the only difference is that lawyers merely rob you,
whereas doctors rob you and kill you too.
- Anton Chekhov

Discourage litigation.
Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can.
As a peacemaker the lawyer has
superior opportunity of being a good man.
There will still be business enough.
- Abraham Lincoln

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.
- Dennis Hastert

Lawyers, I suppose, were children once.
- Charles Lamb

It costs a lot to sue a magazine, and it's too bad
that we don't have a system where the losing team has
to pay the winning team's lawyers.
- Carol Burnett

As for lawyers, it's more fun to play one than to be one.
- Sam Waterston

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

If the laws could speak for themselves,
they would complain of the lawyers in the first place.
- Lord Halifax

People are getting smarter nowadays;
they are letting lawyers,
instead of their conscience, be their guide.
- Will Rogers

We are led by lawyers who do not understand either
technology or balance sheets.
- Thomas Friedman

As a rule lawyers tend to want to do whatever they can to win.
- Bill Williams

To some lawyers, all facts are created equal.
- Felix Frankfurter

The more lawyers there are, the more people are out
there to encourage others not to go to law school.
- David E. Kelley

Divorce is a game played by lawyers.
- Cary Grant

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.
- Lin Yutang

Government lawyers have a duty to disclose evidence
of wrongdoing in the government.
- Ken Starr

Lawyers are men who hire out their words and anger.
- Horace

Lawyers (are) operators of the toll bridge across which
anyone in search of justice has to pass.
- Jane Bryant Quinn

We were just a one-room bookstore; we didn't have any money for lawyers.
- Lawrence Ferlinghetti

If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
- Charles Dickens

It was really weird, when this thing started,
to hear lawyers and MTV people calling me and actually saying 'ButtHead.'
People tried to avoid it too.
- Mike Judge

Young lawyers attend the courts, not because they have business there,
but because they have no business.
- Washington Irving

Lawyers are like beavers: They get in the mainstream and dam it up.
- John Naisbitt

In Palm Springs, they think homelessness is caused by bad divorce lawyers.
- G. B. Trudeau

Our first concern is the security of the lawyers because
without security you can't possibly have a fair trial,
if trial at all, and that's not been adequately attended to.
- Ramsey Clark

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

We got dragged through a system and got burned by crooked lawyers,
and the list goes on and on.
- Jerry Only

Actually lowering the cost of insurance would be accomplished
by such things as making it harder for lawyers to win
frivolous lawsuits against insurance companies.
- Thomas Sowell

Drugs are in every walk of life - doctors,
lawyers, preachers, the guy who works for IBM,
teenagers on the street, teenagers in school.
- Smokey Robinson

I was trained to be an actor, not a star.
I was trained to play roles, not to deal with fame
and agents and lawyers and the press.
- Gene Hackman

I don't sell enough books to pay for the lawyers,
however.
And these various problems finally became too much.
- Peter Sotos

Reduce the number of lawyers.
They are like beavers - they get in the middle of the stream and dam it up.
- Donald Rumsfeld

A lot of lawyers are set to tell me that it's not my fault I like to eat.
- Neil Cavuto

A countryman between two lawyers is like a fish between two cats.
- Benjamin Franklin

Lawyers didn't seriously get involved in the Watergate
stories until quite late,
when we realized we were on to something.
- Bob Woodward

I've had ample contact with lawyers,
and I'm convinced that the only fortune they ever leave is their own.
- Wilson Mizner

The question arises whether all lawyers are the same.
This is like asking whether everything that gets into a sewer is garbage.
- Florynce R. Kennedy

I'm sure I took some licks at the system,
and at trials and lawyers in general.
I've seen enough of them for so many years both as
a cop and a defendant in defamation cases.
- Joseph Wambaugh

There's lots of stuff about me being a fan of Cliff but not being gay.
Which suggests that he is, but he's not.
Anyway, this is Channel 4, let their lawyers sort it out.
- Johnny Vegas

I have been surrounded by some of the smartest,
brightest, most caring lawyers, by agents who are willing
to risk their lives for others,
by support staff that are willing to work as hard as they can.
- Janet Reno

Iowa is home to teachers, farmers, lawyers,
factory workers, and many others who work hard every
day to provide the best for their families and their future.
- Leonard Boswell

Now record companies are run by lawyers and accountants.
The shift from the one to the other was definitely
related to when the takes started to get big.
- David Crosby

It is a different genre - a show about something other than doctors,
lawyers and cops.
Teachers are something completely different.
I think it makes for very interesting television.
- Chi McBride

Lawyers are predators in grey worsted.
- Tom Holt


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