Law And Lawyers Quotes


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"The laws of each are convertible into the laws of any other."
"No law can be sacred to me but that of my nature. Good and bad are but names very readily transferable to that or this; the only right is what is after my own constitution; the only wrong what is against it."
"Good men must not obey the laws too well."
"The robes of lawyers are lined with the obstinacy of clients"
"The good lawyer is not the man who has an eye to every side and angle of contingency, and qualifies all his qualifications, but who throws himself on your part so heartily, that he can get you out of a scrape."
"I think we may class the lawyer in the natural history of monsters."
"The clearest way to show what the rule of law means to us in everyday life is to recall what has happened when there is no rule of law."
"I was never ruined but twice; once when I lost a lawsuit and once when I won one."
"Because just as good morals, if they are to be maintained, have need of the laws, so the laws, if they are to be observed, have need of good morals"
"Fish die when they are out of water, and people die without law and order."
"It is impossible for us to break the law. We can only break ourselves against the law."
"The magistrates are the ministers for the laws, the judges their interpreters, the rest of us are servants of the law, that we all may be free."
"A good lawyer is a bad neighbor."
"The law is only one of several imperfect and more or less external ways of defending what is better in life against what is worse. By itself, the law can never create anything better. Establishing respect for the law does not automatically ensure a better life for that, after all, is a job for people and not for laws and institutions."
"The good of the people is the greatest law."
"Anybody who thinks talk is cheap should get some legal advice."
"It would be better to have no laws at all, than to have too many."
"Laws are like spiders' webs which, if anything small falls into them they ensnare it, but large things break through and escape"
"Avoid lawsuits beyond all things; they pervert your conscience, impair your health, and dissipate your property."
"Laws and institutions, like clocks, must occasionally be cleaned, wound up, and set to true time."


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