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.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
- Charles Dickens
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.
The are three sides to every story 1. Your storry 2. My story 3. And the True story
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.
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
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 lawyer with his briefcase can steal more than a hundred men with guns.
- Mario Puzo, The Godfather
Judge – A law student who marks his own examination papers.
- Henry Louis Mencken