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“A lawyer's relationship to justice and wisdom is on a par with a piano tuner's relationship to a concert. He neither composes the music, nor interprets it-he merely keeps the machinery running.”
“The chess-board is the world, the pieces are the phenomena of the universe, the rules of the game are what we call the laws of Nature. The player on the other side is hidden from us.”
Thomas Henry Huxley
“There was that law of life, so cruel and so just, that one must grow or else pay more for remaining the same.”
“Well, I don't know as I want a lawyer to tell me what I cannot do. I hire him to tell how to do what I want to do.”
John Pierpont Morgan
“A Lawyer will do anything to win a case, sometimes he will even tell the truth.”
“Lawyers are the only persons in whom ignorance of the law is not punished.”
“My parents didn't want to move to Florida, but they turned sixty and that's the law.”
“No other profession is subject to the public contempt and derision that sometimes befalls lawyers. the bitter fruit of public incomprehension of the law itself and its dynamics.”
Irving R. Kaufman
“It will be of little avail to the people that the laws are made by men of their own choice if the laws be so voluminous that they cannot be read, or so incoherent that they cannot be understood.”
“May you live your life as if the maxim of your actions were to become universal law.”
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