Lawyers, I suppose, were children once.
The Old Benchers of the Inner Temple.
America is the paradise of lawyers.
Lawyers earn their bread in the sweat of their browbeating.
Let's ask ourselves: Does America really need 70 percent of the world's lawyers? Is it healthy for our economy to have 18 million new lawsuits coursing through the system annually? Is it right that people with disputes come up against staggering expense and delay?
A common and not necessarily apocryphal example portrays a solo practitioner starved for business in a small town. A second lawyer then arrives, and they both prosper.
About half the practice of a decent lawyer consists of telling would-be clients that they are damned fools and should stop.
What are lawyers really? 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's a problem, the lawyer is the only person that has actually read the inside of the top of the box.jerry seinfeld
An incompetent attorney can delay a trial for years or months. A competent attorney can delay one even longer.
When there are too many policemen, there can be no individual liberty, when there are too many lawyers, there can be no justice, and when there are too many soldiers, there can be no peace.lin yutang
Baseball is almost the only orderly thing in a very unorderly world. If you get three strikes, even the best lawyer in the world can't get you off.Bill Veeck