Lawyer

“A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.”

“The lawyer’s truth is not Truth, but consistency or a consistent expediency.”

“A jury too often has at least one member more ready to hang the panel than to hang the traitor.”

“The good lawyer is not the man who has an eye to every side and angle of contingency, and qualifies all his qualifications, but who throws himself on your part so heartily, that he can get you out of a scrape.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson

“You cannot live without the lawyers, and certainly you cannot die without them.” — Joseph H. Choate

“Lawyers are just like physicians: what one says, the other contradicts.” — Sholom Aleichem

“A lawyer is a person who writes a 10,000-word document and calls it a “brief.” — Franz Kafka

“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

“He who is his own lawyer has a fool for a client.” — Proverb

“Only lawyers and painters can turn white to black.” — Japanese Proverb

“Let me not be understood as saying that there are no bad laws, nor that grievances may not arise for the redress of which no legal provisions have been made. I mean to say no such thing. But I do mean to say that although bad laws, if they exist, should be repealed as soon as possible, still, while they continue in force, for the sake of example they should be religiously observed.”

“Certainly one of the highest duties of the citizen is a scrupulous obedience to the laws of the nation. But it is not the highest duty.”

“When men are pure, laws are useless; when men are corrupt, laws are broken.”

“Whatever the human law may be, neither an individual nor a nation can commit the least act of injustice against the obscurest individual without having to pay the penalty for it.”

“To succeed in the other trades, capacity must be shown; in the law, concealment of it will do.”

“It is not desirable to cultivate a respect for law, so much as a respect for right.”

“I would be loath to speak ill of any person who I do not know deserves it, but I am afraid he is an attorney.”

“Lawyers spend a great deal of their time shoveling smoke.”

“I say, break the law.”

“The English laws punish vice; the Chinese laws do more, they reward virtue.”

“This is a court of law young man, not a court of justice.”

“It is the trade of lawyers to question everything, yield nothing, and talk by the hour.”

“Lawyers know life practically. A bookish man should always have them to converse with.”

“Curse on all laws, but those that love has made.

“We have a criminal jury system which is superior to any in the world; and its efficiency is only marred by the difficulty of finding twelve men every day who don’t know anything and can’t read.”

“Whenever you wish to do anything against the law, Cicely, always consult a good solicitor first.”

“The wise know that foolish legislation is a rope of sand, which perishes in the twisting.”

You must keep your mind on the objective, not on the obstacle. – William Randolph Hearst

The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now. – Chinese proverb

Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune. – Jim Rohn

Don’t join an easy crowd; you won’t grow. Go where the expectations and the demands to perform are high. – Jim Rohn

Set your mind on a definite goal and observe how quickly the world stands aside to let you pass. ― Napoleon Hill

The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it. – Chinese proverb

If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten. – Tony Robbins

Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day. – Jim Rohn

You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try. – Beverly Sills

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you don’t value your time, neither will others. Stop giving away your time and talents. Value what you know and start charging for it. – Kim Garst

People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves, they have the first secret of success. – Norman Vincent Peale

Goals give you more than a reason to get up in the morning; they are an incentive to keep you going all day. Goals tend to tap the deeper resources and draw the best out of life. – Harvey Mackay

Take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly, and try another. But by all means, try something. – Franklin Roosevelt

The challenge of leadership is to be strong, but not rude; be kind, but not weak; be bold, but not bully; be thoughtful, but not lazy; be humble, but not timid; be proud, but not arrogant; have humor, but without folly. – Jim Rohn

Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it. – Henry David Thoreau

If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary. – Jim Rohn

There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed. – Ray Goforth

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Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great. – John D. Rockefeller

Either you run the day or the day runs you. – Jim Rohn

A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him. – David Brinkley

The way of success is the way of continuous pursuit of knowledge. ― Napoleon Hill

Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can. – Arthur Ashe

The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself. – Mark Caine

There’s nothing wrong with staying small. You can do big things with a small team. – Jason Fried

If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much. – Jim Rohn

You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing and falling over. – Richard Branson

Risk more than others think is safe. Dream more than others think is practical. – Howard Schultz

Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, the mind can achieve. – Napoleon Hill

The fastest way to change yourself is to hang out with people who are already the way you want to be. – Reid Hoffman

Successful and unsuccessful people do not vary greatly in their abilities. They vary in their desires to reach their potential. John Maxwell

Profits are better than wages. Wages make you a living; profits make you a fortune. – Jim Rohn

I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game’s winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that’s why I succeed. – Michael Jordan

A goal is a dream with a deadline. ― Napoleon Hill

Don’t wish it was easier wish you were better. Don’t wish for less problems wish for more skills. Don’t wish for less challenge wish for more wisdom. – Jim Rohn

It’s more effective to do something valuable than to hope a logo or name will say it for you. – Jason Cohen

I knew that if I failed I wouldn’t regret that, but I knew the one thing I might regret is not trying. – Jeff Bezos

If you’re not a risk taker, you should get the hell out of business. – Ray Kroc

In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing and the next best thing is the wrong thing–the worst thing you can do is nothing. – Theodore Roosevelt

Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days. – Zig Ziglar

Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat. – Sun Tzu

When you are small, you have to be very focused and rely on your brain, not your strength. – Jack Ma

The pursuit of excellence is less profitable than the pursuit of bigness, but it can be more satisfying. – David Ogilvy

“A lawyer with a briefcase can steal more than a thousand men with guns.” —Mario Puzo

“You win some and you lose some, but you get paid for all of them.” —Anonymous

“I don’t think you can make a lawyer honest by an act of legislature. You’ve got to work on his conscience. And his lack of conscience is what makes him a lawyer.” —Will Rogers

“The good lawyer is not the man who has an eye to every side and angle of contingency, and qualifies all his qualifications, but who throws himself on your part so heartily, that he can get you out of a scrape.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson

“You cannot live without the lawyers, and certainly you cannot die without them.” — Joseph H. Choate

“A judge is a law student who marks his own examination papers.” — H. L. Mencken

“To me, a lawyer is basically the person that knows the rules of the country. We’re all throwing the dice, playing the game, moving our pieces around the board, but if there is a problem the lawyer is the only person who has read the inside of the top of the box.” — Jerry Seinfeld

“In America, an acquittal doesn’t mean you’re innocent, it means you beat the rap. My clients lose even when they win.” —F. Lee Bailey

“Law students are trained in the case method, and to the lawyer everything in life looks like a case.” —Edward Packard, Jr.

“I busted a mirror and got seven years bad luck, but my lawyer thinks he can get me five.” — Stephen Wright

“The first thing we do, let’s kill all the lawyers.” — William Shakespeare King Henry VI Part 2.

“Lawyers are just like physicians: what one says, the other contradicts.” — Sholom Aleichem

“A lawyer is a person who writes a 10,000-word document and calls it a “brief.” — Franz Kafka

“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

“A Lawyer will do anything to win a case, sometimes he will even tell the truth.” — Patrick Murray

“I don’t like lawyers, nannie.” “No one likes lawyers, little boy.” — J. P. Donleavy

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

“In the Halls of Justice the only justice is in the halls.” — Lenny Bruce

“I feel like I wanna cut class today.” “Why, is it Law?” — Fehl Dungo

“He who is his own lawyer has a fool for a client.” — Proverb

“Only lawyers and painters can turn white to black.” — Japanese Proverb

If there were no bad people there would be no good lawyers.” — Charles Dickens

“When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.” — Cicero

“In England, justice is open to all—like the Ritz Hotel.” — Sir James Mathew

“You are remembered for the rules you break.”— Douglas MacArthur

“Don’t misinform your Doctor nor your Lawyer.” — Benjamin Franklin

“The lawyer’s truth is not Truth, but consistency or a consistent expediency.” — Henry David Thoreau

“A lawyer without books would be like a workman without tools.” — Thomas Jefferson

“The power of the lawyer is in the uncertainty of the law.” — Jeremy Bentham

“A lawyer without history or literature is a mechanic, a mere working mason; if he possesses some knowledge of these, he may venture to call himself an architect.” — Sir Walter Scott

“Thank you for representing me. My situation would be much worse without your research, diligence, and hard work.”

“Thank you, attorney, for being an exceptional lawyer. This issue wouldn’t be fixed without your excellent skills.”

“You’re a good friend, and you’ve been an incredible help with my troubles. Thank you, attorney.”

Thank you for the effort you put into my case. You did me a big service. You will always be welcome in my home.”