Lawyer Quotes and Sayings
A lawyer is a learned gentleman who rescues your estate from your enemies and keeps it himself.
– Henry Peter Brougham
Where there is a will, there is a lawsuit.
Sometimes even lawyers need lawyers.
A good lawyer is a bad neighbor.
– French Proverb
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
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
He is no lawyer who cannot take two sides.
– Charles Lamb
A lawyer with his briefcase can steal more than a hundred men with guns.
– Mario Puzo, The Godfather
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
A good lawyer is a great liar.
America is the paradise of lawyers.
– Justice David J. Brewer