Lawyer Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old lawyer quotes, lawyer sayings, and lawyer proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

A good lawyer never give up, until he wants to, or until he gets what he wants. Tarun Singhal
Lawyers are: By law's dark by ways he has stored his mind with wicked knowledge on how to cheat mankind. George Crabbe
A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer. Robert Frost
The leading rule for the lawyer, as for the man of every calling, is diligence. Abraham Lincoln
Lawyers are like rhinoceroses: thick skinned, short-sighted, and always ready to charge. David Mellor
Lawyers are: One skilled in the circumvention of the law. Ambrose Bierce
The main business of a lawyer is to take the romance, the mystery, the irony, the ambiguity out of everything he touches. Antonin Scalia
He is no lawyer who cannot take two sides. Charles Lamb
Lawyers are merchants of misery. Nancy Levit
Laws should be like clothes. They should be made to fit the people they serve. Clarence Darrow
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
A lawyer is a person who writes a 10,000-word document and calls it a brief. Franz Kafka
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
Divorce lawyers stoke anger and fear in their clients, knowing that as long as the conflicts remain unresolved the revenue stream will keep flowing. Craig Ferguson
The power of the lawyer is in the uncertainty of the law. Jeremy Bentham
It is not what a lawyer tells me I may do; but what humanity, reason, and justice tell me I ought to do. Edmund Burke
Arguing with a lawyer is not the hardest thing in the world; not arguing is. Raheel Farooq
I'm a lawyer. I go for due process; I go for fairness and equity these values mean a lot to me. Mohamed ElBaradei
There is never a deed so foul that something couldn't be said for the guy; that's why there are lawyers. Melvin Belli
A lawyer is a gentleman that rescues your estate from your enemies and then keeps it to himself. Henry P. Brougham
Lawyers are: One who defends you at the risk of your pocketbook, reputation and life. Eugene E. Brussell
A lawyer without books would be like a workman without tools. Thomas Jefferson
Miracles of Heaven: to believe lawyers. Anis Mansour
How lawyers make work for one another! You're all priests, worshipping the same god. No wonder you adore one another. Joyce Carol Oates
Lawyers were notorious for finding cases in the most unlikely places, especially ones with huge potential damagers awards. Jodi Picoult
Make crime pay. Become a lawyer. Will Rogers
As a lawyer who has dealt in defamation, I know that someone's reputation has to be lowered in the eyes of right-thinking people to sue. David Hunt
Lawyers are the only persons in whom ignorance of the law is not punished. Jeremy Bentham
A lawyer will do anything to win a case, sometimes he will even tell the truth. Patrick Murray
A good lawyer is a bad Christian. John Lothrop Motley