Lawyer Quotes and Sayings

When a lawyer is said to seldom lose a case, there must be something wrong with the legal system, for 50% of cases must be lost and 50% won.

Submitted by: Boghos L. Artinian on March 29, 2017

The lawyer’s truth is not Truth, but consistency or a consistent expediency.
Henry David Thoreau

As a public interest lawyer, your fund of injustice will never be empty.
– Ralph Nader

If you are absolutely determined to make a lawyer of yourself, the thing is more than half done already
Abraham Lincoln

Good law schools teach you to think like lawyers. But top law schools teach young people to think; just to think. And that makes a potentially great lawyer.
– Norm Sherman


We must begin to train lawyers the minute they walk into law school to tell the truth. They must immediately begin to learn the business of representing people. They must be assigned cases the first day.
– Gerry Spence

If law school is so hard to get through, how come there are so many lawyers?
– Calvin Trillin

Lawyer – One skilled in the circumvention of the law.
Ambrose Bierce

Where there is a will, there is a lawsuit.

Compromise is the best and cheapest lawyer.
Robert Louis Stevenson

Lawyers are men who hire out their words and anger.


A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.
Robert Frost

I’d rather meet my lawyer than see st. Peter.

Submitted by: ddr on March 6, 2014

How can you tell me I’m wrong when you don’t even know who my attorney is?

Submitted by: Frank Conley on September 14, 2013

A lawyer with his briefcase can steal more than a hundred men with guns.
– Mario Puzo, The Godfather

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