"Outside of the Constitution we have no legal authority more than private citizens, and within it we have only so much as that instrument gives us. This broad principle limits all our functions and applies to all subjects."
"I busted a mirror and got seven years bad luck, but my lawyer thinks he can get me five."Andrew Johnson on Steven Wright
"Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery."Andrew Johnson on Calvin Coolidge
"A successful lawsuit is the one worn by a policeman."Andrew Johnson on Robert Frost
"Make crime pay. Become a lawyer."Andrew Johnson on Will Rogers
"Justice in the life and conduct of the State is possible only as first it resides in the hearts and souls of the citizens."Andrew Johnson on Plato
"Honest conviction is my courage the Constitution is my guide."
"The goal to strive for is a poor government but a rich people."