Lawyer Quotes

This summer, I’ll be bringing out a mystery that involves a young lawyer and a court scene the likes of which I don’t think you’ve ever seen. Hollywood said this is James Patterson meets John Grisham.

– James Patterson

To force a lawyer on a defendant can only lead him to believe that the law contrives against him.

– Potter Stewart

I’m a hard headed lawyer.

– Eric Holder

The good and wonderful thing about my whole career is that I’ve always felt that the audience, if I do it well, will track wherever I go, whether it’s President or a lawyer or bad guy or good. All I have to do is execute the material enough where they buy into it. I’ve had the great luxury of the audiences accepting that.

– John Travolta

I never pursued anything but acting. But as a kid, I was really interested in the Supreme Court. I wanted to to be a Supreme Court justice, but didn’t want to be a lawyer. I just wanted to go straight to being a justice.

– Gillian Jacobs

I’ve always had an affinity for lawyers. My dad is a lawyer. He’s retired now. My brother is a lawyer.

– Scott Bakula

I played a lawyer in a movie, so, many times I think I am a lawyer. And clearly I’m not a lawyer, because I got arrested.

– Reese Witherspoon

When I was at school, I wanted to be a lawyer.

– Frank Lampard

I think too much of the music industry is for the lawyer and accountant mentality.

– Chuck D

I seriously doubt I would ever have written the first story had I not been a lawyer. I never dreamed of being a writer. I wrote only after witnessing a trial.

– John Grisham

I was the only child, and I know my father had certain thoughts about me. He was a lawyer and extremely literary, but he would have been much happier if I had wanted to be a lawyer, a scientist, an engineer. But what I wanted to do was read.

– Robert Gottlieb

New York state ethics rules prohibit lawyers from soliciting gifts from clients ‘for the benefit of the lawyer or a person related to the lawyer.’

– Bill Dedman

I was a litigation lawyer. That’s all very logical. Become a litigation lawyer. Become successful. Have a nice office. But there was some pull inside of me saying, self-publish this book. I followed that intuition and it’s been a great choice for me in my life.

– Robin S. Sharma

The camera fails to capture the ‘business’ in show business! We typically will give 10 percent of our salary to the agent, 10 percent to the manager, and 5 percent to the lawyer, plus the publicist gets a flat fee, which needs to be budgeted for.

– Danica McKellar

Later, at Stanford University, I thought I’d become a lawyer or businessman, but my father came to me and said he thought there was a big future in the fine-wine business.

– Robert Mondavi

To be a lawyer was too boring for me, for my personality.

– Monica Bellucci

Dad and mom would have preferred that I be a doctor, a lawyer, a scientist, or a great humanitarian.

– Levon Helm

I still feel that in India we look upon sports as a recreational activity – which it is – but people have to understand that there is a career in sports. It’s not just necessary to be a doctor or a lawyer or an engineer, as most of us Indians appear to think that our children should grow up to be.

– Abhishek Bachchan

When I was starting out, young actresses had the studio system to protect them. Now you have a host of sharks, from your agent to your publicist to your lawyer.

– Francesca Annis

I’m a big Bruce Lee fan, and if I saw Bruce Lee try to be some namby-pamby lawyer, I’d want my money back.

– Jason Statham