The first things we do, let’s kill all the lawyers.  – The Second Part of King Henry VI

The lawyers dwell on small details. – Don Henley

Woe unto you also, ye lawyers! for ye lade men with burdens grievous to be borne, and ye yourselves touch not the burdens with one of your fingers. – St. Luke, 11:46

The Law is the true embodiment of everything that’s excellent. It has no kind of fault or flaw, and I, my Lords, embody the Law.  – The Lord Chancellor, Iolanthe

Send lawyers, guns, and money. –  Warren Zevon

The law hath not been dead, though it hath slept. – Angelo, Measure for Measure

When I was a lad, I served a term as office boy to an attorney’s firm. – The First Lord, HMS Pinafore

What you cannot enforce, do not command. –  Socrates

We shall show mercy, but we shall not ask for it.  –  Winston Churchill

Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. Point out to them how the nominal winner is often a real loser – in fees, expenses, and waste of time. As a peacemaker, the lawyer has a superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough. – Abraham Lincoln