Learned in law? Then, you are definitely a lawyer/attorney! Read some lawyer quotes picked out for you. This article gives some famous attorney quotations and sayings.

Lawyers Quotes

A lawyer requires a good knowledge of the practical application of all that he has learned to survive in this world! This involves the abstract legal theories and specific knowledge of the society. A lawyer has various general responsibilities to look after. This includes representing clients during court procedures, negotiations and other legal arrangements, where there is a need to discuss the law. There are various other responsibilities, apart from arguing in court, like maintaining client contact and looking after the legal documentation. A judge is considered as the final authority who decides, based on hearings, how justice must be served. In India, lawyers are called advocates and in the United States of America, they are called attorneys. But, what matters is that they all have the same functions to perform.

A lawyer has various general responsibilities to look after. This includes representing their clients, during court procedures, negotiations, and other legal arrangements where there is a need to discuss the law. There are various other responsibilities rather than arguing in court like maintaining client contact and look after the legal documentation. Lawyers play a significant role in countries where democracy is on the edge and empower them by fighting for their rights. According to researchers, there is also a darker side to this profession. Lawyers have been seen to be prone to mental diseases like depression, and researchers suggest law schools educate students about this mental illness and other challenges they will face in this profession. To read about some famous attorney/lawyer quotations, read the next section.

Lawyers spend a great deal of their time shoveling smoke.

- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Compromise is the best and cheapest lawyer.

- Robert Louis Stevenson

Divorce is a game played by lawyers.

- Cary Grant

There is much to be said for having an experienced international jurist who is entirely unconnected with the allied invaders, on the tribunal.

- Saddam Hussein

Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man.

- Abraham Lincoln

It is not what a lawyer tells me I may do; but what humanity, reason, and justice tell me I ought to do.

- Speech on Conciliation with America , Edmund Burke

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

- Jeremy Bentham

The power of the lawyer is in the uncertainty of the law.

- Jeremy Bentham

The only thing I like more than my wife is my money, and I'm not about to lose that to her and her lawyers, that's for damn sure.

- Jon Bon Jovi

The doctor sees all the weakness of mankind; the lawyer all the wickedness, the theologian all the stupidity.

- Arthur Schopenhauer

He is no lawyer who cannot take two sides.

- Charles Lamb

In a body [like Congress] where there are more than one hundred talking lawyers, you can make no calculation upon the termination of any debate.

- Franklin P. Adams

The only difference between doctors and lawyers is that lawyers merely rob you, whereas doctors rob you and kill you, too.

- Anton Chekhov

My parents wanted me to be a lawyer. But I don't think I would have been very happy. I'd be in front of the jury singing.

- Jennifer Lopez

I began wearing hats as a young lawyer because it helped me to establish my professional identity. Before that, whenever I was at a meeting, someone would ask me to get coffee.

- Bella Abzug

The judges did a pretty good job of finding the weak points of both sides' arguments. I was a little surprised at how tough the panel was on the government.

- John Gardner

A countryman between two lawyers is like a fish between two cats.

- Benjamin Franklin

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