Lawyer Quotes and Sayings - Page 2
If there wasn’t a penalty for laughing in court, the jury would never be able to hear the evidence.
A countryman between two lawyers is just like a fish between two cats.
- Benjamin Franklin
Lawyers are always more ready to get a man into troubles than out of them.
A good lawyer is a great liar.
No brilliance is required in law, just some common sense and relatively clean fingernails.
- John Mortimer
It is always the best policy to tell the truth, unless, of course, you are an exceptionally good liar.
- Jerome Klapka Jerome
A lawyer with his briefcase can steal more than a hundred men with guns.
- Mario Puzo, The Godfather
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
Any society that needs disclaimers has too many lawyers.
Good lawyers know the law; great lawyers know the judge.
Lawyers are the only persons in whom ignorance of the law is not punished.
- Jeremy Bentham