"I think that lawyers are terrible at admitting that they're wrong. And not just admitting it also realizing it. Most lawyers are very successful, and they think that because they're making money and people think well of them, they must be doing everything right."
"When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life now that I am old I know that it is."Alan Dershowitz on Oscar Wilde
"A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money."Alan Dershowitz on John Ruskin
"Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants."Alan Dershowitz on Benjamin Franklin
"The lack of money is the root of all evil."Alan Dershowitz on Mark Twain
"Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it."Alan Dershowitz on Mark Twain
"I learn from experience."
"I came from a poor family, so working and going to school at the same time was natural. It taught me multi-tasking, although we didn't call it that back then. I learned I could never be idle, I need to be doing many things at once."
"Great research universities must insist on independence from government and on the exercise of academic freedom."
"We don't have an Official Secrets Act in the United States, as other countries do. Under the First Amendment, freedom of the press, freedom of speech, and freedom of association are more important than protecting secrets."
"I don't believe in firing professors. They have academic freedom."