Lawyer Quotes and Sayings
A good lawyer makes you believe the truth but a great lawyer makes you believe in the lie.
Lawyers spend a great deal of their time shoveling smoke.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
Whoever tells the best story wins.
A lawyer will do anything to win a case, sometimes he will even tell the truth.
- Patrick Murray
If there wasn’t a penalty for laughing in court, the jury would never be able to hear the evidence.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
- Charles Dickens
The are three sides to every story 1. Your storry 2. My story 3. And the True story
America is the paradise of lawyers.
- Justice David J. Brewer
If the laws could speak for themselves, they would complain of the lawyers in the first place.
A good lawyer is a bad neighbor.
- French Proverb
A countryman between two lawyers is just like a fish between two cats.
- Benjamin Franklin
It is always the best policy to tell the truth, unless, of course, you are an exceptionally good liar.
- Jerome Klapka Jerome
The good lawyer is the great salesman.
- Janet Reno
A lawyer without books would be like a workman without tools.
- Thomas Jefferson
Sometimes even lawyers need lawyers.
Laws should be like clothes. They should be made to fit the people they serve.
- Clarence Darrow
He is no lawyer who cannot take two sides.
- Charles Lamb
A lawyer is a learned gentleman who rescues your estate from your enemies and keeps it himself.
- Henry Peter Brougham
Only painters and lawyers can change white to black.
If you argue right, you’re never wrong.
Good lawyers know the law; great lawyers know the judge.
No brilliance is required in law, just some common sense and relatively clean fingernails.
- John Mortimer
A good lawyer is a bad Christian.
- John Lothrop Motley
A good lawyer is a great liar.
A lawyer with his briefcase can steal more than a hundred men with guns.
- Mario Puzo, The Godfather