Quotes: lawyers

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  • Erik Pepke
    Erik Pepke
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    Any society that needs disclaimers has too many lawyers.
  • Samuel Butler
    Samuel Butler
    English poet 1612-1680
    Samuel Butler
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    A lawyers dream of heaven; every man reclaimed his property at the resurrection, and each tried to recover it from all his forefathers.
  • B. D. Wong
    B. D. Wong
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    Asian people are very practical and come from a conservative world. The parents want their kids to be doctors and lawyers. There are casting calls for Asian children, but once the parents find out the children might miss school, they're opposed to it.
  • Cary Grant
    Cary Grant
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    Divorce is a game played by lawyers.
  • Anton Chekhov
    Anton Chekhov
    Russian playwright and short story writer 1860-1904
    Anton Chekhov
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    Doctors are just the same as lawyers; the only difference is that lawyers merely rob you, whereas doctors rob you and kill you too.
  • Anton Chekhov
    Anton Chekhov
    Russian playwright and short story writer 1860-1904
    Anton Chekhov
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    Doctors are the same as lawyers; the only difference is that lawyers merely rob you, whereas doctors rob you and kill you too.
  • Pierre-Auguste Renoir
    Pierre-Auguste Renoir
    French artist and painter 1841-1919
    Pierre-Auguste Renoir
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    I consider that women who are authors, lawyers, and politicians are monsters.
  • John Gay
    John Gay
    British playwright and poet 1688-1732
    John Gay
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    I know you lawyers can, with ease, I twist words and meanings as you please.
    Source: Fables
  • Alexander Henry
    Alexander Henry
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    I retire to make way for an abler man. In my four years as attorney general I have aged about ten years, but when I have get back to the practice of law, I hope to show those lawyers that I still have some vitality left.
  • Edward F. Halifax
    Edward F. Halifax
    British Conservative Statesman 1881-1959
    Edward F. Halifax
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    If the laws could speak for themselves, they would complain of the lawyers.
  • Charles Dickens
    Charles Dickens
    English writer 1812-1870
    Charles Dickens
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    If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
  • Antonin Scalia
    Antonin Scalia
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    If we're picking people to draw out of their own conscience and experience a 'new' Constitution, we should not look principally for good lawyers. We should look to people who agree with us. When we are in that mode, you realize we have rendered the Constitution useless.
  • In law, as in every other branch of knowledge, the truths given by induction tend to form the premises for new deductions. The lawyers and the judges of successive generations do not repeat for themselves the process of verification any more than most of us repeat the demonstrations of the truths of astronomy or physics.
  • Bob Ney
    Bob Ney
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    In recent years personal injury attorneys and trial lawyers have attacked the food industry with numerous lawsuits alleging that these businesses should pay monetary damages to those who, of their own accord, consume too much of a legal, safe product.
  • Carol Burnett
    Carol Burnett
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    It costs a lot to sue a magazine, and it's too bad that we don't have a system where the losing team has to pay the winning team's lawyers.
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