„Lawyer – One skilled in the circumvention of the law.“

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„The negative principle that no law is free law, is not much known except among lawyers.“

—  Abraham Lincoln 16th President of the United States 1809 - 1865

1850s, Speech at Peoria, Illinois (1854)

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

—  Jeremy Bentham British philosopher, jurist, and social reformer 1748 - 1832

Attributed to Bentham in The Dictionary of Humorous Quotations‎ (1949) by Evan Esar, p. 29; no earlier sources for this have been located.
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„Remember that it is not the lawyer who knows the most law, but the one who best prepares his case, who wins.“

—  Napoleon Hill American author 1883 - 1970

Fonte: Think and Grow Rich: The Landmark Bestseller - Now Revised and Updated for the 21st Century

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„If the Laws could speak for themselves, they would complain of the Lawyers in the first Place.“

—  George Savile, 1st Marquess of Halifax English politician 1633 - 1695

Of Laws.
Political, Moral, and Miscellaneous Reflections (1750), Political Thoughts and Reflections

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„As a lawyer I am before and above all things for the supremacy of law.“

—  John Coleridge, 1st Baron Coleridge British lawyer, judge and Liberal politician 1820 - 1894

The Queen v. Bishop of London (1889), L. R. 23 Q. B. 452.

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„Self-defense is the clearest of all laws; and for this reason - the lawyers didn't make it.“

—  Douglas William Jerrold English dramatist and writer 1803 - 1857

Reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

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„There are plenty who think that, as our libel laws are cleaned up, smart lawyers are switching horses to privacy.“

—  Alan Rusbridger British newspaper editor 1953

Rusbridger (2011), as cited in: John Steel (2013) Journalism and Free Speech. p. 92.
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„A lawyer starts life giving $500 worth of law for $5 and ends giving $5 worth for $500.“

—  Benjamin Brewster American businessman 1828 - 1897

J. Jonathan Gabay. Gabay's Copywriters' Compendium, p. 550. Elsevier 2007.

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