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
Only painters and lawyers can change white to black.
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
Judge – A law student who marks his own examination papers.
- Henry Louis Mencken
He is no lawyer who cannot take two sides.
- Charles Lamb
A good lawyer is a bad Christian.
- John Lothrop Motley
A lawyer is a learned gentleman who rescues your estate from your enemies and keeps it himself.
- Henry Peter Brougham
The are three sides to every story 1. Your storry 2. My story 3. And the True story
If you argue right, you’re never wrong.
A good lawyer is a great liar.
No brilliance is required in law, just some common sense and relatively clean fingernails.
- John Mortimer
A lawyer with his briefcase can steal more than a hundred men with guns.
- Mario Puzo, The Godfather
Make crime pay. Become a Lawyer.
- Will Rogers
What’s the difference between a good lawyer and a great lawyer?
A good lawyer knows the law very well and a great lawyer knows the judge very well…
This is a court of law, young man, not a court of justice. It’s not how innocent you are but how you put your case. (jurisprudence)
What have lawyers and rhinos got in common, both are thick skinned and charge whatever the hell they like.
Lawyers. The legal thieves.
2 +2 = 4 book says that
2 +2 = 4 teacher teaches that
2 +2 = 4 everyone says that
2 +2 = 5 Politician makes this happen
2 +2 =? Lawyer always asks, what do you want this to be?
Lawyers are the only persons in whom ignorance of the law is not punished.
- Jeremy Bentham
Good lawyers know the law; great lawyers know the judge.
Any society that needs disclaimers has too many lawyers.
Lawyers are always more ready to get a man into troubles than out of them.
It was so cold last winter that I saw a lawyer walking down the street with his hands in his own pockets.
Laws are like spiderwebs.They catch small flies, but let wasps and hornets break through.
A lawyer must be a great author.
A good lawyer knows the law. A better lawyer knows the judge. But the best lawyer knows the judge’s mistress.
A good lawyer never give up, until he wants to, or until he gets what he wants.