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Jeremy Bentham Quotes and Sayings

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

Related topics: Legal

It is vain to talk of the interest of the community,
without understanding what is the interest of the individual.
- Jeremy Bentham

It is the greatest good to the greatest number of people
which is the measure of right and wrong.
- Jeremy Bentham

Every law is an infraction of liberty.
- Jeremy Bentham

 

No power of government ought to be employed in the
endeavor to establish any system or article of belief
on the subject of religion.
- Jeremy Bentham

The question is not, "Can they reason?" nor,
"Can they talk?" but rather, "Can they suffer?"
- Jeremy Bentham

The power of the lawyer is in the uncertainty of the law.
- Jeremy Bentham

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The said truth is that it is the greatest happiness
of the greatest number that is the measure of right and wrong.
- Jeremy Bentham

All punishment is mischief; all punishment in itself is evil.
- Jeremy Bentham

Secrecy, being an instrument of conspiracy,
ought never to be the system of a regular government.
- Jeremy Bentham

The age we live in is a busy age; in which knowledge
is rapidly advancing towards perfection.
- Jeremy Bentham

Stretching his hand up to reach the stars,
too often man forgets the flowers at his feet.
- Jeremy Bentham

As to the evil which results from a censorship,
it is impossible to measure it, for it is impossible to tell where it ends.
- Jeremy Bentham

The greatest happiness of the greatest number is the
foundation of morals and legislation.
- Jeremy Bentham

Tyranny and anarchy are never far apart.
- Jeremy Bentham

He who thinks and thinks for himself,
will always have a claim to thanks; it is no matter
whether it be right or wrong,
so as it be explicit.
If it is right, it will serve as a guide to direct;
if wrong,
as a beacon to warn.
- Jeremy Bentham

The principle of asceticism never was,
nor ever can be, consistently pursued by any living creature.
Let but one tenth part of the inhabitants of the earth pursue it consistently,
and in a day's time they will have turned it into a Hell.
- Jeremy Bentham

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The trouble with law is lawyers.
- Clarence Darrow

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

The Nixon years were trying.
They honed my judgment for everything I did later on.
The experience also illustrated for me the importance
of training young lawyers properly.
- Fred F. Fielding

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

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

Divorce is a game played by lawyers.
- Cary Grant

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

There aren't more lady songwriters for the same reason
that there aren't more lady doctors or lady accountants or lady lawyers;
not enough women have the time for careers.
- Dorothy Fields

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

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

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

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

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

The only way you can beat the lawyers is to die with nothing.
- Will Rogers

The only difference between doctors and lawyers is
that lawyers merely rob you,
whereas doctors rob you and kill you,
too.
- Anton Chekhov

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

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

That's the thing about us lawyers - if at all possible,
we will consume each other.
- Christopher Darden

Lawyers are predators in grey worsted.
- Tom Holt

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

Lawyers should not be charged with the same crimes as their clients.
Trials related to political charges are not in accordance with human rights.
- Shirin Ebadi

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

Lawyers have a dangerous job in Iran.
- Shirin Ebadi

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

Our lawyers had their chat with the Supreme Court Justice,
and promised to repast the chat to other members of
the Supreme Court to find out whether they wanted to hear us out.
- Dashiell Hammett

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

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

There are some lawyers who think of themselves as basically
instruments of whoever their clients are,
and they pride themselves on their professional craft.
- Cass Sunstein

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


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