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Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough.
God works wonders now and then; Behold a lawyer, an honest man.
But the person who scored well on an SAT will not necessarily be the best doctor or the best lawyer or the best businessman. These tests do not measure character, leadership, creativity, perseverance.
William Julius Wilson
A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.
I busted a mirror and got seven years bad luck, but my lawyer thinks he can get me five.
The jury consist of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.
The lawyer's truth is not Truth, but consistency or a consistent expediency.
Henry David Thoreau
Going to trial with a lawyer who considers your whole life-style a Crime in Progress is not a happy prospect.
Hunter S. Thompson
Make crime pay. Become a lawyer.
Compromise is the best and cheapest lawyer.
Robert Louis Stevenson
It is not what a lawyer tells me I may do; but what humanity, reason, and justice tell me I ought to do.
The doctor sees all the weakness of mankind; the lawyer all the wickedness, the theologian all the stupidity.
I have a loyalty that runs in my bloodstream, when I lock into someone or something, you can't get me away from it because I commit that thoroughly. That's in friendship, that's a deal, that's a commitment. Don't give me paper - I can get the same lawyer who drew it up to break it. But if you shake my hand, that's for life.
A lawyer with his briefcase can steal more than a hundred men with guns.
Another woman approached me while I was having lunch at the Russian Tea Room in New York and told me that the reason she had become a lawyer was because she had read 'Rage of Angels'. To me, that kind of feedback has more meaning than any sales figures.
A lawyer's dream of heaven: every man reclaimed his property at the resurrection, and each tried to recover it from all his forefathers.
If you can manipulate news, a judge can manipulate the law. A smart lawyer can keep a killer out of jail, a smart accountant can keep a thief from paying taxes, a smart reporter could ruin your reputation- unfairly.
A lawyer is never entirely comfortable with a friendly divorce, anymore than a good mortician wants to finish his job and then have the patient sit up on the table.
A chief called Lawyer, because he was a great talker, took the lead in the council, and sold nearly all the Nez Perce country.
When a criminal breaks into your home I'll let the liberals call the lawyer. I'm going to call Smith & Wesson.
Lawyer acted without authority from our band. He had no right to sell the Wallowa country.
A lawyer without history or literature is a mechanic, a mere working mason; if he possesses some knowledge of these, he may venture to call himself an architect.
He is no lawyer who cannot take two sides.
War is the statesman's game, the priest's delight, the lawyer's jest, the hired assassin's trade.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
McVeigh's lawyer got him the death penalty, which, quite frankly, I could have done.
My Dad, a small-town lawyer, was also named Paul. Until we lost him when I was 16, he was a gentle presence in my life. I like to think he'd be proud of me and my sister and brothers, because I'm sure proud of him and of where I come from, Janesville, Wisconsin.
I thought I would, you know, go to college, get to law school, finish, and then get a job and work as a lawyer, but that proved to be not a good fit for me.
Deceive not thy physician, confessor, nor lawyer.
The power of the lawyer is in the uncertainty of the law.
I'm trusting in the Lord and a good lawyer.
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