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74 Inspirational Lawyer Sayings

Lawyer Sayings

In this post, you will find amazing lawyers sayings.

Lawyer Sayings


“Between grand theft and a legal fee, there only stands a law degree.” —Unknown


“Lawyers are just like physicians: what one says, the other contradicts.” —Sholom Aleichem


“A lawyer with his briefcase can steal more than a hundred men with guns.” —Mario Puzo


“If there were no bad people there would be no good lawyers.” —Charles Dickens


“Politicians were mostly people who’d had too little morals and ethics to stay lawyers.” —George R.R. Martin


“A prisoner’s shackles would always be a lawyers joy.” —Dennis E. Adonis


“A good lawyer never give up, until he wants to, or until he gets what he wants.” —Tarun Singhal


“Lawyers are ideological enemies of informal justice.” —Richard L. Abel


“A good lawyer makes you believe the truth but a great lawyer makes you believe in the lie.” —Unknown


“Everyone ought to take every opportunity to blast lawyers.” —Marlin Fitzwater


“A good lawyer knows how to shut up when he’s won his case.” —Alan Dershowitz


“The power of the lawyer is in the uncertainty of the law.” —Jeremy Bentham


“Lawyers are the foot soldiers of our Constitution.” —Rennard Strickland


“I was half lawyer; I always noticed the loopholes.” —Rachel Hartman


“Lawyers are merchants of misery.” —Nancy Levit


“Lawyers are the legal thieves.” —Unknown


“I’ll never discuss my lawyer’s character in his absence, so let’s discuss his absence of character.” —Michael Lara


“It is unfair to believe everything we hear about lawyers. Some of it might not be true.” —Gerald F. Lieberman


“I used to be a lawyer, but now I am a reformed character.” —Woodrow Wilson


“The law is a system that protects everybody who can afford to hire a good lawyer.” —Mark Twain


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


“Good lawyers know the law. Great lawyers know the judge.” —Unknown


“Lawyers spend a great deal of their time shoveling smoke.” —Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.


“Laws should be like clothes. They should be made to fit the people they serve.” —Clarence Darrow


“Whoever tells the best story wins.” —Unknown


“The law is a sort of hocus-pocus science that smiles in your face while it picks your pocket.” —H.L. Mencken


“Fools and obstinate men make rich lawyers.” —Spanish Proverb


“Good men must not obey the laws too well.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson


“As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man.” —Abraham Lincoln


“The good lawyer is the great salesman.” —Janet Reno


“Lawyers are men who will swear black is white–if they are paid for it.” —Edward Counsel


“Defending unpopular positions is what lawyers do.” —Paul Clement


“A very clever lawyer can create a lot of damage; we can only hope that lawyers never figure out how to manipulate physical law.” —R. A. Delmonico


“Sometimes even lawyers need lawyers.” —Unknown


“A good lawyer is a great liar.” —Edward Ward


“You cannot live without the lawyers, and certainly you cannot die without them.” —Joseph H. Choate


“The trouble with law is lawyers.” —Clarence Darrow


“I shall not rest until every German sees that it is a shameful thing to be a lawyer.” —Adolph Hitler


“Im a soulless lawyer. Give me any opinion and I can argue it.” —Megyn Kelly


“A lawyer is a gentleman that rescues your estate from your enemies and then keeps it to himself.” —henry P. Brougham


“Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy.” —Jimmy Spithill


“A lawyer without books would be like a workman without tools.” —Thomas Jefferson


“If there wasn’t a penalty for laughing in court, the jury would never be able to hear the evidence.” —Unknown


“The first thing we do, let’s kill all the lawyers.” —William Shakespeare


“Law students are trained in the case method, and to the lawyer everything in life looks like a case.” —Edward Packard, Jr.


“Laws, like houses, lean on one another.” —Edmund Burke


“There’s always room for a good lawyer.” —Milas Hale


“He is no lawyer who cannot take two sides.” —Charles Lamb


“Beware of lawyers and consultants and people who do not take risks and who do not get their hands dirty.” —Felix G. Rohatyn


“The law works in mysterious ways.” —Kenneth Eade


“A good lawyer is a bad Christian.” —John Lothrop Motley


“There is never a deed so foul that something couldn’t be said for the guy; that’s why there are lawyers.” —Melvin Belli


“I don’t want a Lawyer to tell me what I cannot do; I hire him to tell me how to do what I want to do.” —J.P. Morgan


“Lawyer, One who protects us from robbers by taking away the temptation.” —Henry Lewis Mencken


“If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.” —Charles Dickens


“When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.” —Cicero


“I don’t believe man is a woman’s natural enemy. Perhaps his lawyer is.” —Shana Alexander


“Lawyers are natural politicians.” —Clarence Darrow


“Arguing with a lawyer is not the hardest thing in the world; not arguing is.” —Unknown


“The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.” —Chinese proverb


“It is the trade of lawyers to question everything, yield nothing, and to talk by the hour.” —Thomas Jefferson


“Lawyers Are By law’s dark by-ways he has stored his mind with wicked knowledge on how to cheat mankind.” —George Crabbe


“A small town that cannot support one lawyer can always support two.” —Unknown


“He who is his own lawyer has a fool for a client.” —Proverb


“The good lawyer is the great salesman.” —Janet Reno


“Lawyers know life practically. A bookish man should always have them to converse with.” —Unknown


“A Lawyer will do anything to win a case, sometimes he will even tell the truth.” —Patrick Murray


“Lawyers and painters can soon change white to black.” —Henry George Bohn


“Lawyers forever overestimate their own intelligence and underestimate their clients.” —Portia Porter


“A countryman between two lawyers is just like a fish between two cats.” —Benjamin Franklin


“Where there is a rift in the lute, the business of the lawyer is to widen the rift and gather the loot.” —Arthur G. Hays


“When men are pure, laws are useless; when men are corrupt, laws are broken.” —Benjamin Disraeli


“I busted a mirror and got seven years bad luck, but my lawyer thinks he can get me five.” —Stephen Wright


“A good lawyer knows the law; a clever one takes the judge to lunch.” —Mark Twain


“Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.” —Edmund Burke