Subject: Government » Law

The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly.

(1809 – 1865) 16th U.S. president

Those who express random thoughts to legislative committees are often surprised and appalled to find themselves the instigators of law.

This contract is so one-sided that I am surprised to find it written on both sides of the paper.

(1899 – 1966) British judge

A lawyer is never entirely comfortable with a friendly divorce, anymore than a good mortician wants to finish his job and then have the patient sit up on the table.

(1922 – 2003) author & playwright

The case has been going on for so long that I've forgotten whether I'm really innocent or guilty.

(1933 – ) English author & cartoonist

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

(1706 – 1790) American statesman, author, scientist & inventor

Jews can't serve on juries because they insist they're guilty.

American stand-up comedian, television writer & actor

Criminal lawyer is a redundancy.

A liberal is a conservative who has been arrested.

(1931 – ) American author & journalist

90% of lawyers give the rest a bad name.

Justice is open to everyone in the same way as the Ritz Hotel.

(1740 – 1819) American lawyer, jurist & politician

Litigant: A person about to give up his skin for the hope of retaining his bones.

(1842 – 1914) author & satirist

Laws are like cobwebs, which may catch small flies, but let wasps and hornets break through.

(1667 – 1745) Irish satirist & essayist

Marriage is really tough because you have to deal with feelings… and lawyers.

(1940 – 2005) comedian & movie actor

A lawyer is someone who writes a 40-page document and calls it a brief!

fictional mascot and cover boy of Mad, an American humor magazine

Contract: An agreement that is binding only on the weaker party.

(1822 – 1891) U.S. senator (South Carolina)

Legal: Used to mean lawful; now it means some kind of loophole.

A lawyer is a learned gentleman who rescues your estate from your enemies and keeps it himself.

(1778 – 1868) English politician

Much as he is opposed to lawbreaking, he is not bigoted about it.

(1990 – 1946) newspaperman & writer

Nothing is illegal if one hundred well-placed business men decide to do it.

(1932 – ) American politician, diplomat, activist & pastor

You’ve got to execute people; how else are they going to learn?

(1927 – ) Canadian-born American comedian & actor
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