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    Jack Kingston

    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.

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    William Dunbar

    A lawyer who does not know men is handicapped.

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    Marcus Tullius Cicero

    The more laws, the less justice.

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    Sam Waterston

    As for lawyers, it's more fun to play one than to be one.

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    Samuel Alito

    I have been committed to carrying out my duties... in accordance with both the letter and spirit of all applicable rules of ethics and canons of conduct.

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    John Irving

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

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    Don Henley

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

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    Will Rogers

    People are getting smarter nowadays; they are letting lawyers, instead of their conscience, be their guide.

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    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

    Lawyers spend a great deal of their time shoveling smoke.

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    Francois Rabelais

    Misery is the company of lawsuits.

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    Thomas Friedman

    We are led by lawyers who do not understand either technology or balance sheets.

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    Daniel Goleman

    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.

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    Charles Lamb

    Lawyers, I suppose, were children once.

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    Plato

    Justice in the life and conduct of the State is possible only as first it resides in the hearts and souls of the citizens.

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    Honore de Balzac

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

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    Anita Hill

    I'm not sure I can say there is a clean line between me as an individual and me as a lawyer.

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    Max Walker

    I used to want to be a lawyer, but I didn't want to have half my brain sucked out.

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    Robert E. Lee

    Obedience to lawful authority is the foundation of manly character.

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    George Herbert

    A lean compromise is better than a fat lawsuit.

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    Jay Alan Sekulow

    I wouldn't pretend to tell you we don't pay our lawyers well.

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    H. G. Wells

    Advertising is legalized lying.

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    Nicole Kidman

    I have a different approach. I don't file lawsuits because I really don't care.

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    Sol Wachtler

    A married woman has the same right to control her own body as does an unmarried woman.

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    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.

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    Arthur Baer

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

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    Tammy Bruce

    Unfortunately, what many people forget is that judges are just lawyers in robes.

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    Aaron Allston

    Lawyers are the first refuge of the incompetent.

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    Norman Ralph Augustine

    People do not win people fights. Lawyers do.

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    Charles Lamb

    He is no lawyer who cannot take two sides.

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    George Herbert

    Deceive not thy physician, confessor, nor lawyer.

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    Charles W. Pickering

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

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    Samuel Butler

    In law, nothing is certain but the expense.

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    Addison Mizner

    Ignorance of the law excuses no man from practicing it.

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    Edward Bennett Williams

    They don't need a lawyer, they need a toastmaster.

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    Calvin Coolidge

    Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery.

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    Alan Dershowitz

    Judges are the weakest link in our system of justice, and they are also the most protected.

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    James E. Rogers

    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.

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    Gavin Rossdale

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

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    Christopher Darden

    The law has no compassion. And justice is administered without compassion.

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    Will Rogers

    Make crime pay. Become a lawyer.

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    Dennis Hastert

    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.

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    Janet Reno

    The good lawyer is the great salesman.

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    John Harington

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

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    Clarence Darrow

    The trouble with law is lawyers.

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    Potter Stewart

    To force a lawyer on a defendant can only lead him to believe that the law contrives against him.

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    Felix Frankfurter

    To some lawyers, all facts are created equal.

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    Oliver North

    I'm trusting in the Lord and a good lawyer.

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    Ambrose Bierce

    Lawsuit: A machine which you go into as a pig and come out of as a sausage.

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    Johnnie Cochran

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

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    Mary Roberts Rinehart

    I never saw a lawyer yet who would admit he was making money.

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    Jay Alan Sekulow

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

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    Addison Mizner

    Where there is a will there is a lawsuit.

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    Jean de la Bruyere

    Avoid lawsuits beyond all things; they pervert your conscience, impair your health, and dissipate your property.

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    Christopher Darden

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

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    Robert Louis Stevenson

    Compromise is the best and cheapest lawyer.

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    Anita Hill

    One of the things I was taught in law school is that I'd never be able to think the same again - that being a lawyer is something that's part of who I am as an individual now.

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    Loni Anderson

    If somebody invented cigarettes today, the government would not legalize them.

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    Tom Glazer

    I'm afraid I talk a lot, too much, perhaps. I should have been a lawyer or a college professor or a windy politician, though I'm glad I am not any of these.

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    Bill Williams

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

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    Robert Frost

    A successful lawsuit is the one worn by a policeman.

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    Jeremy Bentham

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

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    Steven Wright

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

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    Louis XIV

    It is legal because I wish it.

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    Ian Hislop

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

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    Carol Burnett

    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.

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    John Lothrop Motley

    A good lawyer is a bad Christian.

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    Joseph Conrad

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

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    William E. Gladstone

    Justice delayed is justice denied.

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    Lord Halifax

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

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