Lawyer Quotes and Sayings
Laws are like spiderwebs.They catch small flies, but let wasps and hornets break through.
99% of lawyers give the rest a bad name
Only painters and lawyers can change white to black.
A lawyer without books would be like a workman without tools.
– Thomas Jefferson
Laws should be like clothes. They should be made to fit the people they serve.
– Clarence Darrow
Whoever tells the best story wins.
America is the paradise of lawyers.
– Justice David J. Brewer
A countryman between two lawyers is just like a fish between two cats.
– Benjamin Franklin
A good lawyer is a great liar.
A lawyer is a learned gentleman who rescues your estate from your enemies and keeps it himself.
– Henry Peter Brougham
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
If the laws could speak for themselves, they would complain of the lawyers in the first place.
Sometimes even lawyers need lawyers.
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
Lawyers are always more ready to get a man into troubles than out of them.
Lawyers spend a great deal of their time shoveling smoke.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
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