To be a lawyer or a politician or a judge, one must dedicate their lives to serving the public good. For anyone considering a career in law or anyone interested in philosophy, politics, and/or government, herein you will find an entertaining and educational collection of legal wisdom from some of history’s greatest thinkers. The road to justice is not always easy. It is fraught with conflict, scandal, adversity, and sleepless nights. It is a noble and necessary pursuit as society continues to progress and seek equality for all.
Words from renowned lawyers, judges, authors, politicians, philosophers, and preachers make up this diverse assortment of over two hundred memorable, bite-sized quotations about justice, philosophy, crime, the life of a lawyer, landmark cases, and more!
Included are such quotations as:
Let all laws by clear, uniform, and precise; to interpret laws is almost always to corrupt them.” Voltaire
If in your own judgment you cannot be an honest lawyer, resolve to be honest without being a lawyer.” President Abraham Lincoln
The first duty of society is justice.” Alexander Hamilton
A system of justice is the richer for diversity of background and experience.” U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg