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A Quote by Henry David Thoreau on lawyers and truth

The lawyer's truth is not Truth, but consistency or a consistent expediency.

Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862)

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A Quote by George Herbert on grief and lawyers

Go not for every grief to the physician, nor for every quarrell to the lawyer, nor for every thirst to the pot.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

Source: "Jacula Prudentum," 1651.

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A Quote by George Herbert on deception and lawyers

Deceive not thy physician, confesasor, nor lawyer.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

Source: "Jacula Prudentum," 1651.

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A Quote by George Eliot on honesty, interest, lawyers, and people

When one wanted one's interests looking after whatever the cost, it was not so well for a lawyer to be over honest, else he might not be up to other people's tricks.

George Eliot (1819 - 1880)

Source: Felix Holt, The Radical, Author's Introduction, 1866.

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A Quote by Edmund Burke on humanity, justice, lawyers, and reason

It is not, what a lawyer tells me I may do; but what humanity, reason, and justice, tell me I ought to do.

Edmund Burke (1729 - 1797)

Source: Speech, Conciliation w America, 22 Mar. 1775

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A Quote by Justice David Josiah Brewer on america, lawyers, and paradise

America is a paradise of lawyers.

David Brewer (1837 - 1910)

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A Quote by Daniel Webster on lawyers and opposites

Lawyers on opposite sides of a case are like the two parts of shears; they cut what comes between them, but not each other.

Daniel Webster (1782 - 1852)

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A Quote by Dale Dauten on lawyers and people

Criticizing lawyers for lawsuits is like criticizing linebackers for knocking people down.

Dale Dauten

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A Quote by Chauncey Depew on elderly, home, language, and lawyers

Chauncey Depew, when he was ninety-two, was asked: "What is the most beautiful word in the language?" The elderly lawyer quickly replied: "Home."

Chauncey Depew

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A Quote by Charles Lamb on children and lawyers

Lawyers, I suppose, were children once.

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

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