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I still feel that in India we look upon sports as a recreational activity - which it is - but people have to understand that there is a career in sports. It's not just necessary to be a doctor or a lawyer or an engineer, as most of us Indians appear to think that our children should grow up to be. Abhishek Bachchan

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I think people sometimes confuse 'catchy' with something that should automatically be a hit in today's world. I mean, obviously we write a lot of stuff that's catchy, that sticks in your head. But that doesn't necessarily mean that middle-school kids are going to want to listen to a song about a lawyer or a Subaru or whatever. Adam Schlesinger

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Like Hillary Clinton before her, Mrs. Obama has always been a working woman. She is a lawyer turned hospital administrator turned political right hand. It is a unique resume. Andre Leon Talley

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I studied to be a lawyer, and after that I did something, obviously, completely different. With change, you learn something. If you do the same thing over and over again, you never learn anything. Andrea Bocelli

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Ask any experienced defense lawyer: the real risks are for an accused person who is innocent. A guilty defendant has many more options available. Andrew Vachss

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I'm not sure I can say there is a clean line between me as an individual and me as a lawyer. Anita Hill

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The leading rule for the lawyer, as for the man of every calling, is diligence. Abraham Lincoln

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Extemporaneous speaking should be practiced and cultivated. It is the lawyer's avenue to the public. However able and faithful he may be in other respects, people are slow to bring him business if he cannot make a speech. Abraham Lincoln

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I tell my students, if you ever become comfortable with your role as criminal defense lawyer, it's time to quit. It should be a constant source of discomfort, because you're dealing with incredible moral ambiguity, and you've been cast into a role which is not enviable. Alan Dershowitz

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I never had an existential moment when I asked myself what I was going to do. I always wanted to be a lawyer, and I knew exactly the kind of lawyer I wanted to be. Alan Dershowitz

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It's every lawyer's dream to help shape the law, not just react to it. Alan Dershowitz

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The main business of a lawyer is to take the romance, the mystery, the irony, the ambiguity out of everything he touches. Antonin Scalia

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The doctor sees all the weakness of mankind; the lawyer all the wickedness, the theologian all the stupidity. Arthur Schopenhauer

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I wanted to be a lawyer. I realized I don't really want to be a lawyer. I want to play a lawyer. Thank God I figured that out. Ashley Greene

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A group of white South Africans recently killed a black lawyer because he was black. That was wrong. They should have killed him because he was a lawyer. A. Whitney Brown

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Well, I guess most people would only know me from The O.C. I did a few episodes of Gilmore Girls before that. I was also a client on a lot of lawyer shows. Adam Brody

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I was a lawyer for about ten years. The law teaches one to see things from all different angles. Alex Flinn

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Growing up, I never gave a thought to being a writer. All I ever wanted to be was a traveler and explorer. Science-fiction allowed me to go places that were otherwise inaccessible, which is why I started reading it. I was going to be a lawyer, but I got saved. Alan Dean Foster

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If a lobbyist sets up shop, or a lawyer, in which they're receiving income through what is something like a tax loophole so that it's not counting as corporate income, that is what this is counting as a small business. Austan Goolsbee

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Even a competent lawyer may not be able to mount an adequate defense against the state, with all its resources, if he has next to nothing for investigation and effectively works for starvation wages. Anthony Lewis

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The lesson that any thinking person draws from the Stewart saga is that when the government asks questions, run for your lawyer and don't say a word. Had Stewart kept her mouth shut, she'd be OK. Allan Sloan

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I had never even thought I'd be an actress - I was supposed to be a lawyer. But the motivation is the same: when you act, you defend a role; you have to be convincing. It's the same career. Anne Parillaud

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If we are to celebrate the giants in Australian public life, then Robert Garran must be among them. A lawyer and passionate advocate of Federation, Garran was one of several hands that drafted our constitution. Anthony Albanese

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I'd rather deal with a Mob guy shaking hands on a deal than a Hollywood lawyer, who, the minute you get the contract signed, is trying to figure out how to screw you. Albert S. Ruddy

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My junior year, I went to an LSAT-prep course. I flipped over my test and thought, 'You bastards.' I walked out and went to Waffle House. That's where I had what I call 'The Waffle House Epiphany': I didn't want to be a lawyer. I wanted to make a dent in the universe. Alexis Ohanian

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God works wonders now and then; Behold a lawyer, an honest man. Benjamin Franklin

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New York state ethics rules prohibit lawyers from soliciting gifts from clients 'for the benefit of the lawyer or a person related to the lawyer.' Bill Dedman

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And unless you think there is a serious chance you're going to jail, don't listen to your lawyer. Barney Frank

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I began wearing hats as a young lawyer because it helped me to establish my professional identity. Before that, whenever I was at a meeting, someone would ask me to get coffee. Bella Abzug

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My grandfather was a lawyer, my dad was a lawyer, my mum was a lawyer, I got an uncle who's a lawyer, I got cousins that are lawyers. Benicio Del Toro

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