Lawyer Quotes and Sayings
A lawyer is a learned gentleman who rescues your estate from your enemies and keeps it himself.
– Henry Peter Brougham
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
– Charles Dickens
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)
A countryman between two lawyers is just like a fish between two cats.
– Benjamin Franklin
Judge – A law student who marks his own examination papers.
– Henry Louis Mencken
If there wasn’t a penalty for laughing in court, the jury would never be able to hear the evidence.
If the laws could speak for themselves, they would complain of the lawyers in the first place.
A lawyer without books would be like a workman without tools.
– Thomas Jefferson
A lawyer with his briefcase can steal more than a hundred men with guns.
– Mario Puzo, The Godfather