Lawyer Quotes and Sayings
A countryman between two lawyers is just like a fish between two cats.
– Benjamin Franklin
A good lawyer is a bad neighbor.
– French Proverb
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)
He is no lawyer who cannot take two sides.
– Charles Lamb
If there wasn’t a penalty for laughing in court, the jury would never be able to hear the evidence.
Judge – A law student who marks his own examination papers.
– Henry Louis Mencken
If the laws could speak for themselves, they would complain of the lawyers in the first place.
A good lawyer is a bad Christian.
– John Lothrop Motley
It is always the best policy to tell the truth, unless, of course, you are an exceptionally good liar.
– Jerome Klapka Jerome
A good lawyer is a great liar.
America is the paradise of lawyers.
– Justice David J. Brewer
Laws should be like clothes. They should be made to fit the people they serve.
– Clarence Darrow
A lawyer without books would be like a workman without tools.
– Thomas Jefferson
The good lawyer is the great salesman.
– Janet Reno
No brilliance is required in law, just some common sense and relatively clean fingernails.
– John Mortimer
How can you tell me I’m wrong when you don’t even know who my attorney is?
Make crime pay. Become a Lawyer.
– Will Rogers
Compromise is the best and cheapest lawyer.
– Robert Louis Stevenson
A good lawyer never give up, until he wants to, or until he gets what he wants.
Lawyers are always more ready to get a man into troubles than out of them.