Courts Proverbs

Sayings about Courts

Silent man’s words are not brought into courts. ~ Danish Proverbs

Hell and the courtroom are always open. ~ American Proverbs

There are three ways, the Universities, the Sea, the Court. ~ Traditional Proverb

Better a friend at court than gold on the finger. ~ Welsh Proverbs

Donkeys only come to the court to carry bags. ~ Danish Proverb

In a court of fowls, the cockroach never wins his case. ~ Rwandan Proverbs

In his decision the judge with seven reasons gives only one in court. ~ Chinese Proverb

The judge’s son goes into the courtroom without fear. ~ Spanish Proverbs

Never wrestle with a strong man nor bring a rich man to court. ~ Latvian Proverbs

If you have a good case, try to compromise; if you have a bad one, take it to court. ~ French Proverbs

They come into the courtroom in a suit and leave with no trousers. ~ Russian Proverbs

The court is most merciful when the accused is most rich. ~ Hebrew Proverb

Quotations about Courts

Courts of law, and all the paraphernalia and folly of law cannot be found in a rational state of society. ~ Robert Owen

The penalty for laughing in a courtroom is six months in jail; if it were not for this penalty, the jury would never hear the evidence. ~ H. L. Mencken

Paper napkins never return from a laundry – nor love from a trip to the law courts. ~ John Barrymore

Young lawyers attend the courts, not because they have business there, but because they have no business. ~ Washington Irving

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

There is no such thing as justice, in or out of court. ~ Clarence Darrow

Every kind of peaceful cooperation among men is primarily based on mutual trust and only secondarily on institutions such as courts of justice and police. ~ Albert Einstein

You may juggle human laws, you may fool with human courts, but there is a judgment to come, and from it there is no appeal. ~ Orin Philip Gifford

We believe that if any gun dealer, manufacturer, or gun owners wants to test the law in court, they should be given every opportunity. Arrest them. Put the burden on them to prove the law is too vague. ~ Louis Tolley

The place of justice is a hallowed place. ~ Francis Bacon

This is a court of law young man, not a court of justice. ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes

The court is like a palace of marble; it’s composed of people very hard and very polished. ~ Jean De La Bruyere

The foolish and cruel notion that a wife is to obey her husband has sent more women to the grave than to the courts for a divorce. ~ Lemuel K. Washburn

A court is an assembly of noble and distinguished beggars. ~ Charles Maurice

A conscience without God is like a court without a judge. ~ Alphonse De Lamartine

I’ll have you understand I am running this court, and the law hasn’t got a damn thing to do with it! ~ Sam Ervin

A court is a place where what was confused before becomes more unsettled than ever. ~ Henry Waldorf Francis

Court… a place where they dispense with justice. ~ Arthur Train

The decisions of law courts should never be printed: in the long run, they form a counter authority to the law. ~ Denis Diderot

We should have learnt by now that laws and court decisions can only point the way. They can establish criteria of right and wrong. And they can provide a basis for rooting out the evils of bigotry and racism. But they cannot wipe away centuries of oppression and injustice — however much we might desire it. ~ Hubert H. Humphrey

Life at court does not satisfy a man, but it keeps him from being satisfied with anything else. ~ Jean De La Bruyere

The courts of kings are full of people, but empty of friends. ~ Marcus Annaeus Seneca

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