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David Mellor Quotes and Sayings

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Lawyers are like rhinoceroses: thick skinned,
short-sighted, and always ready to charge.
- David Mellor

The tabloids are like animals, with their own behavioural patterns.
There's no point in complaining about them,
any more than complaining that lions might eat you.
- David Mellor

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

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

 

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

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

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

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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

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

The trouble with law is lawyers.
- Clarence Darrow

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Lawyers know how to take isolated complaints in a divorce
case and build them into one big one.
- Hedy Lamarr

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

It is unfair to believe everything we hear about lawyers,
some of it might not be true.
- Gerald F. Lieberman

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

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

How I Love Lucy was born? We decided that instead of
divorce lawyers profiting from our mistakes,
we'd profit from them.
- Lucille Ball

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

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

Vicars, MPS and lawyers were amont those who considered
me to be the best hostess in London.
- Cynthia Payne

Man, I just feel blessed...
I was in a situation where the only way I could come
out of it was by putting my faith in God.
No matter how good my lawyers were, no matter how much celebrity I had,
everything was just stacked up against me.
- Puff Daddy

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

Lawyers claim that their clients have been grossly mistreated,
which is what criminal defense lawyers are paid to do.
- Kenneth Starr

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

Divorce is a game played by lawyers.
- Cary Grant

Why in the world would you have it interpreted by nine lawyers?
- Antonin Scalia

She seemed to mean what she said.
She said pretty much this: I retained some lawyers,
I have to move on with my life, I am divorcing you,
and then she added, I need money.
- Dennis Kozlowski

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

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

Sadly the job security of lawyers has been ruined,
so they are less willing to defend political defendants.
- Shirin Ebadi

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

The only thing I like more than my wife is my money,
and I'm not about to lose that to her and her lawyers,
that's for damn sure.
- Jon Bon Jovi

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

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

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

I come from a profession which has suffered greatly
because of the lack of civility.
Lawyers treat each other poorly and it has come home to haunt them.
The public will not tolerate a lack of civility.
- James E. Rogers

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

Today, lawyers are attacking more; they're attacking everything.
A good example is the O.J.
Simpson case.
- Joseph Wambaugh

The only real lawyers are trial lawyers,
and trial lawyers try cases to juries.
- Clarence Darrow

I think the lawyers are such incredible actors.
Can you imagine the performance they have to do every day?
- Monica Bellucci

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

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

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

Marriage is really tough because you have to deal with feelings...
and lawyers.
- Richard Pryor

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

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

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

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

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

Lawyers have a dangerous job in Iran.
- Shirin Ebadi

That the decision is taken away from the voters,
and as in 2000 turned over to the lawyers and the courts.
- John Fund

Of course I've got lawyers.
They are like nuclear weapons, I've got em 'cause everyone else has.
But as soon as you use them they screw everything up.
- Danny DeVito

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

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

The south produced statesmen and soldiers,
planters and doctors and lawyers and poets,
but certainly no engineers and mechanics.
Let Yankees adopt such low callings.
- Margaret Mitchell

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


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