34 Total Quotes

English Lawyer Quotes

A childish soul not inoculated with compulsory prayer is a soul open to any religious infection.
Alexander Cockburn
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Be careful about Burma. Most people cannot remember whether it was Siam and has become Thailand, or whether it is now part of Malaysia and should be called Sri Lanka.
Alexander Cockburn
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When a man points a finger at someone else, he should remember that four of his fingers are pointing at himself.
Louis Nizer
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Each organism, no matter how simple or complex, has around it a sacred bubble of space, a bit of mobile territoriality which only a few other organisms are allowed to penetrate and then only for short periods of time.
Edward Hall
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Words of comfort, skillfully administered, are the oldest therapy known to man.
Louis Nizer
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A beautiful lady is an accident of nature. A beautiful old lady is a work of art.
Louis Nizer
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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
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To find a fault is easy; to do better may be difficult.
Louis Nizer
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A graceful taunt is worth a thousand insults.
Louis Nizer
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Cancer is a disease where the patient can contribute a great deal of help himself if he or she can retain their morale and their hopes.
George Carman
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The weapon of the advocate is the sword of the soldier, not the dagger of the assassin.
Alexander Cockburn
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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
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Exercise caution, as I have advised many people.
George Carman
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He behaved like an ostrich and put his head in the sand, thereby exposing his thinking parts.
George Carman
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Law is a very addictive profession.
George Carman
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Mixed feelings, like mixed drinks, are a confusion to the soul.
George Carman
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The First Law of Journalism: to confirm existing prejudice, rather than contradict it.
Alexander Cockburn
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The travel writer seeks the world we have lost - the lost valleys of the imagination.
Alexander Cockburn
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They keep telling us that in war truth is the first casualty, which is nonsense since it implies that in times of peace truth stays out of the sick bay or the graveyard.
Alexander Cockburn
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I dislike highly technical productions.
Edward Hall
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I hate getting bored.
Edward Hall
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I wanted to make the violence beautiful in order to heighten our revulsion.
Edward Hall
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I was a terrible actor. The analytical part of my mind never quite let go.
Edward Hall
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I'd love to do some new plays.
Edward Hall
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It's amazing. I can't believe how brilliant the whole thing is - my daughter, Georgia, is just wonderful.
Edward Hall
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Normally, an actress has to work to bring out her male side. In our case, the dynamic is reversed. The actor playing her modelled himself on Sharon Stone.
Edward Hall
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Oh, come off it, I've only directed three plays for the RSC.
Edward Hall
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People come to the theatre to be excited and uplifted - I want to inspire my audience.
Edward Hall
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Shakespeare reveals human nature brilliantly: he shines a light on our instinctive desire to dominate each other.
Edward Hall
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Theatre is about people, not buildings. Incalculable damage has been done to the expert talent a company needs - from wardrobe to lighting technicians.
Edward Hall
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