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Lawyers Quotes

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

Related topics: Legal

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

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.

 

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

The trouble with law is lawyers.
- Clarence Darrow

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 men who hire out their words and anger.
- Horace

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Lawyers have a dangerous job in Iran.
- Shirin Ebadi

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Divorce is a game played by lawyers.
- Cary Grant

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

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


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