"The law often permits what honor prohibits."
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"Law cannot persuade when it cannot punish."
"The first thing we do, lets kill the lawyers. [Henry Iv]"
"Whenever you wish to do anything against the law, Cicely, always consult a good solicitor first."
"A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer."
"To make laws that man cannot, and will not obey, serves to bring all law into contempt."
"The state calls its own violence law, but that of the individual crime."
"The judge is found guilty when a criminal is acquitted."
"In a state where corruption abounds, laws must be very numerous."
"The more corrupt the state, the more laws."
"Fish die when they are out of water, and people die without law and order."
"It is not desirable to cultivate a respect for law, so much as a respect for right."
"The lawyer's truth is not Truth, but consistency or a consistent expediency."
"I say, break the law."
"We enact many laws that manufacture criminals, and then a few that punish them"
"To succeed in the other trades, capacity must be shown; in the law, concealment of it will do."
"I was never ruined but twice; once when I lost a lawsuit and once when I won one."
"The laws and the stage, both are a form of exhibitionism."
"Somebody figured it out -- we have 35 million laws trying to enforce Ten Commandments."
"I want to live perfectly above the law, and make it my servant instead of my master."
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