"I know how easy it is for one to stay well within moral, ethical, and legal bounds through the skillful use of words - and to thereby spin, sidestep, circumvent, or bend a truth completely out of shape. To that extent, we are all liars on numerous occasions."
"I busted a mirror and got seven years bad luck, but my lawyer thinks he can get me five."Sidney Poitier on Steven Wright
"Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery."Sidney Poitier on Calvin Coolidge
"A successful lawsuit is the one worn by a policeman."Sidney Poitier on Robert Frost
"Make crime pay. Become a lawyer."Sidney Poitier 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."Sidney Poitier on Plato
"I wouldn't change a single thing, because one change alters every moment that follows it."
"But my dad also was a remarkable man, a good person, a principled individual, a man of integrity."
"My father was the quintessential husband and dad."
"I come from a great family. I've seen family life and I know how wonderful, how nurturing, and how wonderful it can be."
"So I'm OK with myself, with history, my work, who I am and who I was."