Law And Lawyers Quotes

99 Law And Lawyers quotes:

"No civilization would ever have been possible without a framework of stability, to provide the wherein for the flux of change. Foremost among the stabilizing factors, more enduring than customs, manners and traditions, are the legal systems that regulate our life in the world and our daily affairs with each other."
"Laws are felt only when the individual comes into conflict with them."
"The kind of lawyer you hope the other fellow has."
"When I grow up, I want to be an honest lawyer so things like that can't happen."
"A state is better governed which has few laws, and those laws strictly observed"
"The law helps those who watch, not those who sleep."
"Fools and obstinate men make lawyers rich."
"Lawyers and painters can soon make what's black, white."
"Where the law is uncertain there is no law."
"The more corrupt the state, the more laws."
"Better pointed bullets than pointed speeches"
"The law is light."
"The spirit of moderation should also be the spirit of the lawgiver."
"A good lawyer is a bad neighbor"
"The court is like a palace of marble; it's composed of people very hard and very polished."
"All that makes existence valuable to any one depends on the enforcement of restraints upon the actions of other people."
"Even an attorney of moderate talent can postpone doomsday year after year, for the system of appeals that pervades American jurisprudence amounts to a legalistic wheel of fortune, a game of chance, somewhat fixed in the favor of the criminal, that the participants play interminably."
"Laws: We know what they are, and what they are worth! They are spider webs for the rich and mighty, steel chains for the poor and weak, fishing nets in the hands of the government."
"Reduce the number of lawyers. They are like beavers - they get in the middle of the stream and dam it up."
"Lawyers enjoy a little mystery, you know. Why, if everybody came forward and told the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth straight out, we should all retire to the workhouse."

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