Legal quotes & quips

When there are too many policemen, there can be no liberty;
When there are too many soldiers, there can be no peace;
When there are too many lawyers, there can be no justice.�
-- Lin Yutang

�Litigation is a machine which you go into as a pig and come out as a sausage.�
-- Ambrose Bierce

"A country man between two lawyers is like a fish between two cats.�
-- Benjamin Franklin

�Lawyers have been known to wrest from reluctant juries triumphant verdicts of acquittal for their clients, even when those clients, as often happens, were clearly and unmistakably innocent.�
-- Oscar Wilde

�In the Halls of Justice the only justice is in the halls.�
-- Lenny Bruce

�I was never ruined but twice -- once when I lost a lawsuit, and once when I gained one.�
-- Voltaire