Some lawyers bring happiness wherever they go, some whenever

I'm not young enough to know everything

The jury bats last

With age comes wisdom but sometimes age comes alone

The lawyer who is a natural is the lawyer who does his homework

Failure is the path of least resistance

A good expert finds ways around problems other experts don’t see

All great wars are lost in the middle

First we will be best, then we will be first

An oak without wind doesn’t grow strong

Don’t bring a knife to a gun fight

Anticipation is essential. You can’t wait for opportunities to become obvious

As they say in poker, if you’re in the game for 30 minutes and can’t figure out who the patsy is, it’s you

Complacency is death 

Avoid biting when a simple growl will do

When you competitor is drowning put a hose in his mouth

Change is inevitable except from a vending machine

Victory is not a matter of chance it’s a matter of choice. You must dig your well before your thirsty

Disasters do not just occur - they evolve

Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way

Do not expect justice where might is right

Do not wish defeat for you adversary - plan it!

If you put a Rolex on a rooster - it’s not the rooster’s fault

You can judge a person by his friends but not his relatives

It’s not where you fell that matters but where you slipped

Don’t put a period where God put a comma

Eggs have no business dancing with stones

A good expert finds ways around problems other experts don’t see 

If it’s almost right it’s wrong

If you’re not part of the steam roller you’re part of the road

Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge

Don’t look at your calender...look at your watch! 

When skating over thin ice your best defense is speed

In the history of art late works are the catastrophes

In war there are no unwounded soldiers

Next to knowing when to seize an opportunity, the most important thing in life is to know when to forego an advantage

It is wiser to find out than to suppose

Politicians, like diapers, need to be changed frequently and for the same reason

Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured

Never try to teach an idiot. You waste your time and you annoy the idiot 

Never argue with a fool - bystanders may not be able to tell who’s who

Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience

It usually takes me three weeks to prepare a decent impromptu speech

Never have a battle of wits with an unarmed man

They say dreams can come true but forget to tell us that nightmares are dreams too

Experience is merely a name we give our mistakes

Experience is the one thing you can’t get for nothing

A true friend stabs you in the front

A man can’t be too careful in the choice of his enemies

I can resist anything but temptation

There are two tragedies in life, getting exactly what you want and not getting it