Quotation Explorer - 'Lawyer'

I used to be a lawyer, but now I am a reformed character. - Woodrow Wilson
If it weren't for my lawyer, I'd still be in prison. It went a lot faster with two people digging. - Joe Martin
The first principle of a free society is an untrammeled flow of words in an open forum."(Adlai E. Stevenson, 1900-1965, American Lawyer, Politician) - Adlai E. Stevenson II
Lawyer, n. One skilled in the circumvention of the law. - Ambrose Bierce
Write what you know best. If you can't survive a cross-examination from a lawyer on the subject, you won't survive an interview with a journalist or anchorperson." Linda Radke, President of Five Star Publications. - Linda F. Radke
A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer. - Robert Frost
I don't believe man is woman's natural enemy. Perhaps his lawyer is. - Shana Alexander
There is no use trying to do Church work without love. A doctor, a lawyer, may do good work without love, but God's work cannot be done without love. - D.L. Moody
Who would deduce the dragonfly from the larva, the iris from the bud, the lawyer from the infant? ...We are all shape-shifters and magical reinventors. Life is really a plural noun, a caravan of selves. - Diane Ackerman
Courtroom experience is one of the most important factors that is crucial for a successful career of a lawyer - Chris Salamone
Most people aren't appreciated enough, and the bravest things we do in our lives are usually known only to ourselves. No one throws ticker tape on the man who chose to be faithful to his wife, on the lawyer who didn't take the drug money - Peggy Noonan
A lawyer who insists on representing himself has a fool for a client.
I'm not a lawyer, but I play one in my novel COPYRIGHT. I also play a serial rapist, a drug addict, a teenage boy and lesbian model. - Lori Lesko
LAWYER, n. One skilled in circumvention of the law. - Ambrose Bierce
When two dogs fight for a bone, and the third runs off with it, there's a lawyer among the dogs.
Dear my brothers there is no more room for wanting to be a thug, BUT there is PLENTY of room for being a father, lawyer, doctor and a teacher. Please take this in consideration! - Surgeo Bell
Maupassant is a man of mitigating circumstances, the lawyer who can bring the jurors around by demonstrating that they too could have committed such a crime. We are all murderers. - Philippe Lejeune
A lawyer starts life giving $500 worth of law for $5 and ends giving $5 worth for $500. - Benjamin H. Brewster
It is an awesome tragedy in this life that, when asking what a person is and they reply doctor or lawyer or engineer, we don't say "Well thats a nice little hobby, but why don't you take up writing or painting or music? - D.A. Botta
You'll be hearing from my lawyer as soon as he graduates from law school! - Groucho Marx
One of the most common and most dangerous misbeliefs is that it is impossible for someone to be stupid just because they are a doctor or a lawyer. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
In a society that prioritizes man’s health, a cleaner is more important than a lawyer. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
If a person is not talented enough to be a novelist, not smart enough to be a lawyer, and his hands are too shaky to perform operations, he becomes a journalist. - Norman Mailer
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. - Abraham Lincoln
Go not for every grief to the physician, nor for every quarrel to the lawyer, nor for every thirst to the pot. - George Herbert
Going to trial with a lawyer who considers your whole life-style a Crime in Progress is not a happy prospect. - Hunter S. Thompson
The minute you read something that you can't understand, you can almost be sure that it was drawn up by a lawyer. - Will Rogers
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