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A group of white South Africans recently killed a black lawyer because he was black. That was wrong. They should have killed him because he was a lawyer.
A. Whitney Brown
A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.
Robert Frost
A lawyer is a learned gentleman who rescues your estate from your enemies and keeps it himself
Henry Peter Brougham
A lawyer's dream of heaven: every man reclaimed his property at the resurrection, and each tried to recover it from all his forefathers
Samuel Butler
A state is better governed which has few laws, and those laws strictly observed
Rene Descartes
All human laws are, properly speaking, only declaratory; they have no power over the substance of original justice
Edmund Burke
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
Edmund Burke
Because just as good morals, if they are to be maintained, have need of the laws, so the laws, if they are to be observed, have need of good morals
Niccolo Machiavelli
Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without.
Confucius
Better pointed bullets than pointed speeches
Otto von Bismarck
But I would still reply, that the knavery and folly of men are such common phenomena, that I should rather believe the most extraordinary events to arise from their concurrence, than admit of so signal a violation of the laws of nature
David Hume
Conservation and rural-life policies are really two sides of the same policy; and down at bottom this policy rests upon the fundamental law that neither man nor nation can prosper unless, in dealing with the present, thought is steadily taken for th
Theodore Roosevelt
Decency is the least of all laws, but yet it is the law which is most strictly observed
François de la Rochefoucauld
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
Doctors are the same as lawyers; the only difference is that lawyers merely rob you, whereas doctors rob you and kill you too.
Anton Chekhov
Every citizen of the republic ought to consider himself an unofficial policeman, and keep unsalaried watch and ward over the laws and their execution
Mark Twain
For as laws are necessary that good manners be preserved, so there is need of good manners that law may be maintained
Niccolo Machiavelli
Give no bounties: make equal laws: secure life and prosperity and you need not give alms
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Good men must not obey the laws too well.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Good men must not obey the laws too well.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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