“Don't compromise yourself - you're all you have.”
“Some people have more guts than brains.”
“I'm alone and outgunned, scared and inexperienced, but I'm right.”
“I don't feel stupid, just inadequate. After three years of studying the law, I'm very much aware of how little I know.”
“Please give me fifty more years of work and fun, then an instant death when I'm sleeping.”
“A battered wife is a married woman until she gets a divorce. Or until she kills the bastard.”
“All students enter law school with a certain amount of idealism and desire to serve the public, but after three years of brutal competition we care for nothing but the right job with the right firm where we can make partner in seven years and earn big bucks.”
“The coffee arrives, and we backslide into what lawyers do best---talking about other lawyers.”
“life is too short to despise people who simply can't help what they've done.”
“He's my client, and he's counting on me. I'll take him, warts and all.”
“We cuss them because we're not good enough for them. We hate them because they wouldn't look at us, couldn't be bothered to give us an interview. I guess there's a Trent & Brent in every city, in every field. I didn't make it and I don't belong, so I'll just go through life hating them.”
“There are few things in life worse than a long-winded lawyer.”
“The company later went broke, and of course all blame was directed at the lawyers. Not once did I hear any talk that maybe a trace of mismanagement could in any way have contributed to the bankruptcy.”
“Anyone can cook a trout. The real art is in hooking the damned thing.”
“It takes just one, he says over and over. You hear that all the time in this business. One big case, and you can retire. That's one reason lawyers do so many sleazy things, like full-color ads in the yellow pages, and billboards, and placards on city buses, and telephone solicitation. You hold your nose, ignore the stench of what you're doing, ignore the snubs and snobbery of big-firm lawyers, because it takes only one.”
“I am motivated by thoughts of my sorrowful little client and the screwing that he got. I'm the only lawyer Donny Ray has, and it will take much more than paper to slow me down.”
“F. Franklin the Fourth has a job with a firm rich in heritage, money and pretentiousness, a firm vastly superior to Brodnax and Speer. His sidekicks at the moment are W. Harper Whittenson, an arrogant little snot who will, thankfully, leave Memphis and practice with a mega-firm in Dallas; J. Townsend Gross, who has accepted a position with another huge firm; and James Straybeck, a sometimes friendly sort who's suffered three years of law school without an initial to place before his name or numerals to stick after it. With such a short name, his future as a big-firm lawyer is in jeopardy. I doubt if he'll make it.”
“I can feel the competition here, very much like the first few weeks of law school when we were terribly concerned with each other's initial progress. I nod at a few acquaintances, silently hoping they flunk the exam because they're silently hoping I Collapse too. Such is the nature of the profession.”
“Like a snake creeping through the undergrowth, I sneak into the law school well past noon and hours after both of my scheduled classes have broken up.”
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“underwriting,” an odious but not illegal practice. When a claim”
“preferred means of treatment that no one but a quack would claim”
“SUDDEN AFFLUENCE triggers a desire for the better things in life.”
“But there's always a price, to every decision.”
“The most remarkable property of the universe is that it has spawned creatures able to ask questions.”
“This book will prove the following ten facts:
1. A Goon is a being who melts into the foreground and sticks there.
2. Pigs have wings, making them hard to catch.
3. All power corrupts, but we need electricity.
4. When an irresistible force meets an immovable object, the result is a family fight.
5. Music does not always sooth the troubled beast.
6. An Englishman's home is his castle.
7. The female of the species is more deadly than the male.
8. One black eye deserves another.
9. Space is the final frontier, and so is the sewage farm.
10. It pays to increase your word power.”
“laughter is cathartic and cleansing, that it's good for the body and the soul, and when it's real it's better than sex.”
“О том, что новое поколение молодежи вообще существует, было упомянуто единственный раз: когда бывшие хиппи обвинили устроителей в том, что они превратили их культовый Вудсток в какой-то Алчсток или Вудшлак, а устроители оправдывались тем, что если бы вся эта штука не была проплачена, продана с потрохами и красиво упакована в вакуумную пленку совместными усилиями крупных корпораций, нынешние детишки просто бы взбунтовались. Один из организаторов Вудстока, Джон Роберте, объяснил, что нынешнее юношество «привыкло к спонсорству. Если пацан пойдет на концерт и там никто ничего не раскручивает и не продает, у него, наверно, крыша поедет».”
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