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The Best Life Quotes- 20 Great Put Downs in Law and Order

Updated on November 5, 2010

The Best Life Quotes

Are you stuck for a cutting put-down, or at a loss for a witty riposte.There are always people in life who have a quick remark or put down. sometimes you wish you had said it.

Here are some of the best put downs from the professions that give us law and order.

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Put Downs in Law and Order

Justice is incidental to law and order.        J Edgar Hoover.

Many laws as certainly make bad men, as bad men make many laws.      Walter Savage Landor, Imaginary Conversations.

Detectives are only policemen with smaller feet.        Whitfield Crook.

When you go into court you are putting your fate into the hands of twelve people who weren't smart enough to get out of jury duty.    Norm Crosby

Law is a bottomless pit, it is a cormorant,a harpy that devours every thing.      Jonathon Swift.

Judges are apt to be naive, simple-minded men.      Oliver Wendell Holmes

The Metropolitan police Force is abbreviated to the MET to give more members the chance of spelling it.      Mike Barfield.

I do not speak ill of any man behind his back , but I believe he is an attorney.   Samuel Johnson

I've never had a problem with drugs. I've had problems with the police.    Keith Richards.

It ain't no sin if you crack a few laws now and then, just so long as you don't break any.    Mae West

When there's a single thief, it's robbery. When there are a thousand thieves, it's taxation.      Vanya Cohen

Good lawyers know the law; great lawyers know the judge.      Anon.

Lawyers and painters can soon turn black to white.      Danish Proverb.

As God is my judge -I am innocent.   Convicted criminal........ He isn't; I am,and you are not! Judge Norman Birkett.

If you must break the law, do it to seize power: in all other cases observe it.     Julius Cesar

To live outside the law, you must be honest.   Bob Dylan

Judge: a law student who marks his own examination-papers.    H. L Mecken.

Prisons are built with stones of Law. Brothels with the bricks of religion.    William Blake.

I think we may class the lawyer in the natural history of monsters.    John Keats

Lawyers , I suppose were children once.    Charles Lamb.


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