15 Total Quotes

Louis Nizer Quotes

When a man points a finger at someone else, he should remember that four of his fingers are pointing at himself.
Louis Nizer
#English Lawyer #Man

Preparation is the be-all of good trial work. Everything else-felicity of expression, improvisational brilliance-is a satellite around the sun. Thorough preparation is that sun.
Louis Nizer
#Expression

Words of comfort, skillfully administered, are the oldest therapy known to man.
Louis Nizer
#English Lawyer #Comfort

A beautiful lady is an accident of nature. A beautiful old lady is a work of art.
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#English Lawyer

Yes, there's such a thing as luck in trial law but it only comes at 3 o'clock in the morning. You'll still find me in the library looking for luck at 3 o'clock in the morning.
Louis Nizer
#English Lawyer #Law

We are slow to believe that which if believed would hurt our feelings.
Louis Nizer
#Belief

To find a fault is easy; to do better may be difficult.
Louis Nizer
#English Lawyer

A graceful taunt is worth a thousand insults.
Louis Nizer
#English Lawyer

Where there is no difference, there is only indifference
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#Indifference

In cross examination, as in fishing, nothing is more ungainly than a fisherman pulled into the water by his catch.
Louis Nizer
#Law And Lawyers

A man who works with his hands is a laborer; a man who works with his hands and his brain is a craftsman; but a man who works with his hands and his brain and his heart is an artist.
Louis Nizer
#English Lawyer

I know of no higher fortitude than stubborness in the face of overwhelming odds.
Louis Nizer
#English Lawyer