"No oppression is so heavy or lasting as that which is inflicted by the perversion and exorbitance of legal authority."
"I busted a mirror and got seven years bad luck, but my lawyer thinks he can get me five."Joseph Addison on Steven Wright
"Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery."Joseph Addison on Calvin Coolidge
"A successful lawsuit is the one worn by a policeman."Joseph Addison on Robert Frost
"Make crime pay. Become a lawyer."Joseph Addison 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."Joseph Addison on Plato
"The stars shall fade away, the sun himself Grow dim with age, and nature sink in years, But thou shalt flourish in immortal youth, Unhurt amidst the wars of elements, The wrecks of matter, and the crush of worlds."
"Young men soon give, and soon forget, affronts old age is slow in both."
"It is folly for an eminent man to think of escaping censure, and a weakness to be affected with it. All the illustrious persons of antiquity, and indeed of every age in the world, have passed through this fiery persecution."
"There is nothing that makes its way more directly into the soul than beauty."
"Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health and is as friendly to the mind as to the body."