"The American legal industry is a medieval guild in which the prosecutors, bar, and bench join hands to ensure that legal invoices are paid, no matter how excessive."
"I busted a mirror and got seven years bad luck, but my lawyer thinks he can get me five."Conrad Black on Steven Wright
"Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery."Conrad Black on Calvin Coolidge
"A successful lawsuit is the one worn by a policeman."Conrad Black on Robert Frost
"Make crime pay. Become a lawyer."Conrad Black 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."Conrad Black on Plato
"A quest for knowledge is not a war with faith spirituality is not usually an infelicitous amalgam of superstition and philistinism and moral relativism, taken outside midfield, leads inexorably both to heresy and to secular wickedness, which are often identical."
"The balance between faith and reason is for the determination of each individual, and of the people as a whole, not of unauthorized government officials uttering impious humbug as they arbitrarily try to define that balance."
"All my life, Americans have been accustomed to thinking of theirs as 'the richest, freest' country in the world. By most measurements, it was long a contender for that honor, and - among the larger countries, if equal weight were given to wealth and indices of freedom - probably did deserve to be so described."
"Rupert Murdoch is probably the most successful media proprietor and operator in history."
"Nixon's full term was one of the most successful in U.S. history, which is why he was re-elected by the largest plurality in the country's history."