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"Most people are other people, their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation" ~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

 

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 :: 10 Quotes of the Moment

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A lawyer is a gentlemen that rescues your estate from your enemies and then keeps it to himself.
~ Lord Henry P. Brougham - [Law and Lawyers]

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A lawyer starts life giving $500 worth of law for $5 and ends giving $5 worth for $500.
~ Benjamin Brewster - [Law and Lawyers]

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A lawyers dream of heaven; every man reclaimed his property at the resurrection, and each tried to recover it from all his forefathers.
~ Samuel Butler - [Law and Lawyers]

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As soon as you begin to say ''We have always done things this way -- perhaps that might be a better way,'' conscious law-making is beginning. As soon as you begin to say We do things this way -- they do things that way -- what is to be done about it?'' men are beginning to feel towards justice, that resides between the endless jar of right and wrong.
~ Helen M. Cam - [Law and Lawyers]

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Bad laws are the worst form of tyranny.
~ Edmund Burke - [Law and Lawyers]

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Every law is an infraction of liberty.
~ Jeremy Bentham - [Law and Lawyers]

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In effect, to follow, not to force the public inclination; to give a direction, a form, a technical dress, and a specific sanction, to the general sense of the community, is the true end of legislature.
~ Edmund Burke - [Law and Lawyers]

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In law, nothing is certain but the expense.
~ Samuel Butler - [Law and Lawyers]

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Judges ought to be more leaned than witty, more reverent than plausible, and more advised than confident. Above all things, integrity is their portion and proper virtue.
~ Francis Bacon - [Law and Lawyers]

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Laws and institutions, like clocks, must occasionally be cleaned, wound up, and set to true time.
~ Henry Ward Beecher - [Law and Lawyers]

 

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