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Tuesday, 21 November 2017
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"No men who really think deeply about women retain a high opinion of them; men either despise women or they have never thought seriously about them." (Weininger, Otto - Men and Women)

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A country survives its legislation. That truth should not comfort the conservative nor depress the radical. For it means that public policy can enlarge its scope and increase its audacity, can try big experiments without trembling too much over the result. This nation could enter upon the most radical experiments and could afford to fail in them. - (Lippmann, Walter - Law and Lawyers)
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A fox may steal your hens, Sir, a whore your health and pence, Sir, your daughter rob your chest, Sir, your wife may steal your rest, Sir, a thief your goods and plate. But this is all but picking, with rest, pence, chest and chicken; it ever was decreed, Sir, if lawyer's hand is fee'd, Sir, he steals your whole estate. - (Gay, John - Law and Lawyers)
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A good lawyer is a bad neighbor. - (Proverb, French - Law and Lawyers)
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A judge is a law student who grades his own papers. - (Mencken, H. L. - Law and Lawyers)
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A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer. - (Spencer, Herbert - Law and Lawyers)
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A jury too often has at least one member more ready to hang the panel than to hang the traitor. - (Lincoln, Abraham - Law and Lawyers)
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A lawyer is a gentlemen that rescues your estate from your enemies and then keeps it to himself. - (Brougham, Lord Henry P. - Law and Lawyers)
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A lawyer starts life giving 0 worth of law for and ends giving worth for 0. - (Brewster, Benjamin - Law and Lawyers)
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A lawyer with his briefcase can steal more than a hundred men with guns. - (Puzo, Mario - Law and Lawyers)
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A lawyer without history or literature is a mechanic, a mere working mason; if he possesses some knowledge of these, he may venture to call himself an architect. - (Scott, Sir Walter - 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. - (Butler, Samuel - Law and Lawyers)
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A successful lawsuit is the one worn by a policeman. - (Frost, Robert - Law and Lawyers)
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All breathing, existing, living, sentient creatures should not be slain nor treated with violence, nor abused, nor tormented, nor driven away. This is the pure unchangeable law. - (Sutrakritanga - Law and Lawyers)
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All that makes existence valuable to any one depends on the enforcement of restraints upon the actions of other people. - (Mill, John Stuart - Law and Lawyers)
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Amongst the learned the lawyers claim first place, the most self-satisfied class of people, as they roll their rock of Sisyphus and string together six hundred laws in the same breath, no matter whether relevant or not, piling up opinion on opinion and gloss on gloss to make their profession seem the most difficult of all. Anything which causes trouble has special merit in their eyes. - (Erasmus, Desiderius - Law and Lawyers)
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