The good lawyer is the great salesman.
Justice? You get justice in the next world, in this world you have the law.
I'm not sure I can say there is a clean line between me as an individual and me as a lawyer.
I'm trusting in the Lord and a good lawyer.
Fairness is what justice really is.
Yes, there's such a thing as luck in trial law but it only comes at 3 o'clock in the morning. You'll still find me in the library looking for luck at 3 o'clock in the morning.
Common sense often makes good law.
William O. Douglas
A jury is composed of twelve men of average ignorance.
All ambitions are lawful except those which climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind.
I say the law should be blind to race, gender and sexual orientation, just as it claims to be blind to wealth and power. There should be no specially protected groups of any kind, except for children, the severely disabled and the elderly, whose physical frailty demands society's care.
It is not wisdom but Authority that makes a law.
Laws are spider webs through which the big flies pass and the little ones get caught.
Honore de Balzac
Compromise is the best and cheapest lawyer.
Robert Louis Stevenson
One with the law is a majority.
There is but one law for all, namely that law which governs all law, the law of our Creator, the law of humanity, justice, equity - the law of nature and of nations.
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
Punishment is justice for the unjust.
It is better to risk saving a guilty man than to condemn an innocent one.
Taste cannot be controlled by law.
I busted a mirror and got seven years bad luck, but my lawyer thinks he can get me five.
Justice in the life and conduct of the State is possible only as first it resides in the hearts and souls of the citizens.
The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly.
It is legal because I wish it.
Laws made by common consent must not be trampled on by individuals.
People crushed by laws, have no hope but to evade power. If the laws are their enemies, they will be enemies to the law; and those who have most to hope and nothing to lose will always be dangerous.
The safety of the people shall be the highest law.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery.
As for lawyers, it's more fun to play one than to be one.
It is impossible to tell where the law stops and justice begins.
A good lawyer is a bad Christian.
John Lothrop Motley
If Moses had gone to Harvard Law School and spent three years working on the Hill, he would have written the Ten Commandments with three exceptions and a saving clause.
Potentially, a government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
It is right to give every man his due.
They don't need a lawyer, they need a toastmaster.
Edward Bennett Williams