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These legal quotes make it clear that people hold a variety of views about the legal profession. Many legal issues have become so complicated until you almost have to hire a lawyer to protect yourself.

I hope you find the remainder of these legal quotes to be stimulating!

As a rule lawyers tend to want to do whatever they can to win.
-Bill Williams

It is impossible to tell where the law stops and justice begins.
-Bugs Baer

Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery.
-Calvin Coolidge

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.
-Carol Burnett

Lawyers, I suppose, were children once.
-Charles Lamb

He is no lawyer who cannot take two sides.
-Charles Lamb

Lawsuit abuse is a major contributor to the increased costs of healthcare, goods and services to consumers.
-Charles W. Pickering

The law has no compassion. And justice is administered without compassion.
-Christopher Darden

The events of the day inspired me to become a lawyer.
-Christopher Darden

The trouble with law is lawyers.
-Clarence Darrow

I would say that IQ is the strongest predictor of which field you can get into and hold a job in, whether you can be an accountant, lawyer or nurse, for example.
-Daniel Goleman

Cagey trial lawyers have figured out there's a pretty good likelihood their case - no matter what its merit - will literally get its day in court because of favorable judges.
-Dennis Hastert

Lawsuits should not be used to destroy a viable and independent distribution system. The solution lies in the marketplace and not the courtroom.
-Don Henley

They don't need a lawyer, they need a toastmaster.
-Edward Bennett Williams

To some lawyers, all facts are created equal.
-Felix Frankfurter

Misery is the company of lawsuits.
-Francois Rabelais

The only people who benefit from lawsuits are lawyers. I think we made a couple of them rich.
-Gavin Rossdale

Deceive not thy physician, confessor, nor lawyer.
-George Herbert

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A lean compromise is better than a fat lawsuit.
-George Herbert

Advertising is legalized lying.
-H. G. Wells

Laws are spider webs through which the big flies pass and the little ones get caught.
-Honore de Balzac

All the libel lawyers will tell you there's no libel any more, that everyone's given up.
-Ian Hislop

Frivolous lawsuits are booming in this county. The U.S. has more costs of litigation per person than any other industrialized nation in the world, and it is crippling our economy.
-Jack Kingston

I come from a profession which has suffered greatly because of the lack of civility. Lawyers treat each other poorly and it has come home to haunt them. The public will not tolerate a lack of civility.
-James E. Rogers

The good lawyer is the great salesman.
-Janet Reno

I have been surrounded by some of the smartest, brightest, most caring lawyers, by agents who are willing to risk their lives for others, by support staff that are willing to work as hard as they can.
-Janet Reno

As a private lawyer, I could bill $750 an hour, but I don't.
-Jay Alan Sekulow

I wouldn't pretend to tell you we don't pay our lawyers well.
-Jay Alan Sekulow

Avoid lawsuits beyond all things; they pervert your conscience, impair your health, and dissipate your property.
-Jean de la Bruyere

Lawyers are the only persons in whom ignorance of the law is not punished.
-Jeremy Bentham

From your confessor, lawyer and physician, hide not your case on no condition.
-John Harington

You can't learn everything you need to know legally.
-John Irving

A good lawyer is a bad Christian.
-John Lothrop Motley

I decided I wanted to be a lawyer when I was 11 years of age.
-Johnnie Cochran

All ambitions are lawful except those which climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind.
-Joseph Conrad

It is interesting to read the legal quotes from people like Janet Reno, Calvin Coolidge, Carol Burnett, John Irving and others.

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