"Well, I think the great tragedy in American politics is what is legal, not what is illegal."
"I busted a mirror and got seven years bad luck, but my lawyer thinks he can get me five."Jack Abramoff on Steven Wright
"Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery."Jack Abramoff on Calvin Coolidge
"A successful lawsuit is the one worn by a policeman."Jack Abramoff on Robert Frost
"Make crime pay. Become a lawyer."Jack Abramoff 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."Jack Abramoff on Plato
"I did this within a philosophical framework, and a moral and legal framework. And I have been turned into a cartoon of the greatest villain in the history of lobbying."
"I try to avoid saying anything positive about any presidential candidate for fear that if I actually like them then I will kill their campaign."
"I don't pay much attention to sports."