Inspirational Quotes By Famous Authors And Lawyers
1.He who does not prevent a crime, encourage the crime.
2.The breath of accusation kills an innocent man.
3.Simple legislative assurances of good intentions are not suffice.
4.We must make a personal attack when there is no argumentative basis for our speech.
5.Be calm in arguing.
6.Be sure your argument is intricate enough to confound the court.
7.First settle the case before argue.
8.Be brief, be pointed, let your matter stand.
10.Judgeship is a privilege burdened with conditions.
11.The rights of the persons to be secure in their houses, against unreasonable searches and seizure shall not be violated. Constitution of the United States, Fourth Amendment, 1791.
12.Thoughts, emotions, sensations, all are recognized by article 19 of COI.
13.I am sick and tired of hearing about the number of cases disposed of when we discuss the judicial system. The Chief Justice should know that the job of the Court is not to dispose of cases but to decide them justly. Doesnít he knows that the business of the courts is justice ? Jim R Carrigan, American Jurist, Justice Supreme Court of Colorado, Los Angeles Herald Examiner, August 3, 1977.
14.Just because we cannot see clearly the end of the road, that is no reason for not setting out on the essential journey.
15.Of those qualities on which civilization depends, next after courage, it seems to me, comes an open mind, and indeed the highest courage is, as Holmes used to say, to stake your all upon a conclusion which you are aware tomorrow may prove false. Learned Hand, Irving Dilliard, The spirit of Liberty, 1960.
16.When it is so lucrative to cheat.
17.Blind obedience to any human power is the doctrine of despotism.
18.The constitution is colour blind.
19.Preferring one member over others for no reason is discrimination. This the Constitution forbids.
20.Ideal clientÖ a very wealthy man in great trouble.uotes
21.The first requirement of a sound body of law is that it should correspond with the actual feelings and demands of the community, it intends to serve.
22.When anything is forbidden, everything which leads to the same result is also forbidden.
23.If by the mere force of numbers a majority should deprive a minority of any constitutional right, it might, in a moral point of view, justify revolution. Abraham Lincoln, First inaugural address, March 4, 1861.
24.I am sworn to uphold the Constitution.
25.Constitutional rights should not be frittered away by arguments so technical and unsubstantiated. The Constitution deals with the substance, not shadows.
26.The Constitution is directed against the anarchy.
27.We never valued rights.
28.I know of no duty of the court which is more important to observe, and no powers of the Court which is more important to enforce, than its power of keeping public bodies within their rights. The moment public bodies exceed their rights, they do so to the injury and oppression of private individuals. Nathaniel Lindley, English Jurist, in the case of Robert versus Gwyrfai District Council, (1899), L R 2 C.D., 514.
29.Just like Hollywood, image is everything in the Courtroom.
30.It is the people who are not in prison worries me.
31.Never, never, never on a cross examination ask a witness a question you already donít know the answer.
32.The laws of god and man both give the party an opportunity to make his defense, if he has any.
33.A punishment so disproportionate to his crime.
34.People normally choose whether or not to obey the law.
35.All the ills of democracy can be cured only by more democracy.
36.The conception of democracy is a sentiment which desires the well being of all men.
37.Democracy is not a spectator sport.
38.Same law for the ox and the ass is oppression.
39.I will not counsel or maintain any suit or proceeding which shall appear to me unjust, nor any defense, except such as I believe to be honestly debatable under the laws of the land. Oath for candidates for Admission to the Bar, American Bar Association, c.1925.
40.You donít need to see lion if you can see his hairs.
41.Human nature constitutes a part of evidence in every case.
42.Evidence drawn empirically from facts, though it may justify the act of practical man, is not scientifically conclusive.
43.It is for ordinary minds, that our rules of evidences are framed. Benjamin N Cardozo, the SC Justice in the case of Shepard versus United States, 290 U.S. 96, 104 (1933).
44.There are men in whom we should be surprised to see the evil.
45.The state of menís minds is the same as of his digestion.
46.Facts do not cease to exist if they are ignored.
47.Speculative presentation of the facts. It is the face of the falsehood.
48.Agree, the law is costly.
49.Freedom means the right to assemble, organize, and debate openly. It means not taking citizens away from their loved ones and jailing them.
50.In a state of society, some must have greater luxuries and comforts than others, yet all should have the necessaries of life, is beyond any controversy.
51.The whole of the govt consists in the art of being honest.
52.It is the functions of the citizens to keep the govt from falling into error.
53.Govt is like a hammer. You can use a hammer to build or to destroy.
54.Testing his arguments.
55.If we see cruelty or wrong that we have the power to stop and do nothing, we make ourselves in the sharer in the guilt.
56.Corruption, lingering restlessly in the social atmosphere likes an unfinished question.
57.Not guilty. But donít do it again.
58.It is the duty of the judge to judge according to what things are alleged and what things are proved.
59.A judge who accepts bribe brings terror into the world.
60.Disaster comes because of the kind of judges we have.
61.Thieves, for their robbery, have authority when judges steal.
62.The law is reason free from passion.
63.The Magistrate is a speaking law, but the law is a silent Magistrate. Cicero, De Legibus, 52 B.C.
64.Laws were made so that the stronger might not in all things have his way.
65.Laws are spiderís web, which stand firm when any light and yielding object falls upon it, while a larger thing breaks through it and escapes.
66.There is no worse then the torture of laws.
67.The law is not dead, is hath slept.
68.Unnecessary laws are traps for extorting money.
69.Law is law, and as in such, and so forth, and hereby, and aforesaid, provided always, nevertheless and notwithstanding. ..
70.Corruption is a political religion.
71.Laws are to be enforced simply because they are made.
72.Law is the calling of thinkers.
73.A law is something which must have a moral basis, so that there is a inner compelling force for every citizen to obey.
74.The habit of voluntary disregard.
75.I know the law. It is used to oppress those who threaten the ruling class.
77.Your Lordship will be glad to hear that I shall present a point of view uncorrupted by any merits.
78.Law can never be enforced unless supported by immediate fear of being punished.
79.Rights in vain.
80.Who will protect the society if police violate the law.
81.The spirit of lawlessness.
82.Criminals do not die by the hands of law.
83ÖÖÖand have lengthen simple justice into trade.
84.The three chief qualification of a great lawyer, boldness, boldness and boldness.
85.The law is the only profession which records its mistake carefully, exactly a they occurred, and yet does not identify them as mistakes.
86.You have to assert yourself to get ahead.
87.The present legal system is a scarecrow in the field that doesnít scare the crows anymore and the crows are sitting on the arms and cawing their contemptuous defiance.
88.To frustrate the truth.
89.You have to feel the law in your bones.
91.Liberty is too priceless.
93.Lied with fluency and fervour.
94.The law of averages and statistics. A man may have six meals one day and none the next, making an average of three meals per day.
95.The claim for alimony implies the assumption that a woman is economically helpless.
96.He is a man who has murdered his both parents and when sentence was to be pronounced, pleaded for mercy for being orphaned.
98.The command of idea.
99.Outward acts are clue to hidden intents.
100.It is a principle of law that a person intends to do which is the natural effect of what he does.
101.Every legal duty is founded on moral obligation.
102.Law is Summing up in legislative form of the moral judgment that the community has already reached.
103.No one is held bound to do impossible.
104.Need and oppression starveth is in thy thin eyes; contempt of beggary hang upon thy back; the world is not thy friend, nor is thy law.
105.Knowledge itself is power.
106.A power over manís subsistence is power over his will.
107.The power to war is the most dangerous power of all.
108.Law will not be followed if it does not punish the guilty.
110.A danger cannot be overstated.
111.A man acting without reason is acting arbitrarily.
112.Reason is analysis of oneís belief.
113.The right of revolution.
114.Raise less corn and more hell.
115.Revolution is the festival of the oppressed.
116.When a greater right belongs to a man, the lesser right ought to have included.
117.Habitual disobedience in consistent with rule of law.
118.Structures of law.
119.We canít stop murder, but we can make it tougher to get away with it. We canít stop a banker from stealing widowís money, but we can make it harder for him to steal.
120.The only women who donít believe that sexual harassment is a real problem are women who have never been in the workplace.
121.Sheltered by the Constitution, made homeless by the judges.
122.Instrument of force.
123.Whatever the State permits, it commands.
124.Always bear in mind that your own resolution to success is more important than any other thing.
125.Reputation is a capital asset, like the goodwill of the firm.
126.God save the plaintiff, for the Court is sitting.
127.The courtís great power lies in its ability to provide moral leadership.
128.According to the information available to me, as generally available to everyone.
129.Courts are the last collective hopes of the society.
130.Criminals donít fear of the eyes of police.
132.The great principle of law that it is your duty so to use and exercise your rights as not to cause injury to another.
133.A benefit may be conferred, but no disability can be imposed on a man in his absence.
134.Weight of evidence; force of logic;
135.Speaking more clearly than you think.
136.Appearance of justice.
137.A good deal of tyranny goes in the name of protection.
138.A legal thief.
140.So that war should be unthinkable.
141.The calamity of war is a tragedy for whole humanity.
142.No one has ever won the war. 143.As a woman I canít go to the war; and as a mother I refuse to send anyone else.
144.Credible possibility of its use.
145.Witnesses may lie, circumstances will never.
146.The lawyerís vacation is the space between the question put to a witness and his answer.
147.Every secret has a reporter.
148.Closing eyes to hard facts.
149.Must be subject to strict judicial scrutiny.
152.By men's words we know them.
153.There must be no departure from the words of the law.
154.We can judge the intent of the parties by their words used in their pleadings.
155.Expression of thoughts.
156.Reading a document literally is misreading it.
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