How far is far , how high is high ? We’ll never know until we try. No brilliance is required in law,just common sense and relatively clean finger nails A lawyer with a briefcase can steal more than a thousand with guns. A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer. I never saw a lawyer yet who would admit he was making money. A lawyer’s time and advice are his stock in trade. A lawyer will do anything to win a case , sometimes he will even tell,the truth. It is to be a mouse in a cat’s mouth than a man in a lawyer’s hands . If there were no bad people there would be no good lawyers. You can not live without lawyers , and certainly you can not die without them. The trouble with law is lawyers. A judge is a law student who grades his own papers. In law, nothing is certain but the expense. Lawyers are the only persons in whom ignorance of the law is not punished. An incompetent lawyer can delay a trial for months or years. A competent lawyer can delay one even longer. Laws are made to be broken. Lawyers are just like physicians : what one says , the other contradicts. Lawyers are the only profession where there are more , the more are needed. There are two kinds of lawyers , those who know the law and those who know the judge. You win some and you lose some , but you get paid for all of them.