„I wish the country had fewer lawyers and more engineers.“

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„I look back on my years as a Wall Street lawyer as time spent in a foreign country.“

—  Susan Cain self-help writer 1968
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„I'm a Christian. I'm a South African. I'm an Afrikaner. I'm a lawyer. I love my country, and I think that this country has a great future. In that sense of the word, I`m a practical idealist.“

—  F. W. de Klerk South African politician 1936
As quoted in "New S. African Leader`s Reforms Irk Left, Right" http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1990-01-01/news/9001010094_1_klerk-whites-only-zambian-president-kenneth-kaunda (1 January 1990), by Tom Masland, Chicago Tribune

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„Apart from cheese and tulips, the main product of the country is advocaat, a drink made from lawyers.“

—  Alan Coren humorist and writer from the United Kingdom 1938 - 2007
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„I had to prepare the mind of the country, and to educate... our party.... I had to prepare the mind of Parliament and the country on this question of Reform.“

—  Benjamin Disraeli British Conservative politician, writer, aristocrat and Prime Minister 1804 - 1881
Speech on Reform Bill of 1867, Edinburgh, Scotland (29 October 1867), quoted in William Flavelle Monypenny and George Earle Buckle, The Life of Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield. Volume II. 1860–1881 (London: John Murray, 1929), p. 289.

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„In this case, the United States had particular reason to consult most closely with those Caribbean countries which had called on it to help resolve the crisis. Nevertheless, their lack of consultation was regrettably less than we would have wished.“

—  Geoffrey Howe British Conservative politician 1926 - 2015
"Foreign Secretary regrets lack of consultation by US", The Times, 27 October 1983; p. 4. Remarks in the House of Commons, 26 October 1983, on the United States' decision to invade Grenada (a Commonwealth country) without consultation with the United Kingdom.