If The Laws Could Speak For Themselves

If the laws could speak for themselves, they would complain of the lawyers in the first place.

~ Lord Halifax

Purity and Corruption of Men

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

~ Benjamin Disraeli

Quotation: Litigation Is A Form Of Hell…

Litigation: A form of hell whereby money is transferred from the pockets of the proletariat to that of lawyers.

~Frank McKinney Hubbard

Crime is Contageous

Crime is contagious. If the government becomes a lawbreaker, it breeds contempt for the law.

~Louis D. Brandeis

For Ye Lade Men With Burdens Grievous To Be Borne

And he said, Woe unto you also, [ye] lawyers! for ye lade men with burdens grievous to be borne, and ye yourselves touch not the burdens with one of your fingers.

~ Jesus, Luke 11:46, King James Bible

Lawyer: The Devil’s Dictionary Definition

LAWYER, n.  One skilled in circumvention of the law.

~ Ambrose Bierce, Devil’s Dictionary

P.S. Curiously, another definition from Devil’s Dictionary mentions ‘lawyer.’

LIAR, n.   A lawyer with a roving commission.