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" Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. Point out to them how the nominal winner is often a real loser — in fees, expenses, and waste of time. As a peacemaker the lawyer has a superior opportunity of being a good... "
Annual Report of the Corporation of the Chamber of Commerce, of the State of ... - Page 10
by New York Chamber of Commerce - 1921
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St. Nicholas, Volume 33

Mary Mapes Dodge - Children's literature - 1906
...exception from the drudgery of the law, his case is a failure in advance." Discourage going to law. " Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you...often a real loser — in fees, expenses, and waste of ' fc . "•WELL, BOYS,1 SAID HE, -IF THAT IS ALL, I AM SURE OF VOUR VOTES.' HE TOOK HOLD OF THE CRADLE...
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Report of the ... Annual Meeting of the American Bar Association, Volume 46

American Bar Association - Bar associations - 1921
...true of the Bench and of the Bar."— EDWARD O. RYAN. " Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighhors to compromise whenever you can. Point out to them...peacemaker, the lawyer has a superior opportunity of heing a good man. Never stir up litigation. A worse man can scarcely he found than one who does this....
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Abraham Lincoln: Complete Works, Comprising His Speeches, Letters ..., Volume 1

Abraham Lincoln - United States - 1894
...speaking, shall claim an exemption from the drudgery of the law, his case is a failure in advance. Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to...lawyer has a superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough. Never stir up litigation. A worse man can scarcely be found than...
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Speeches and Letters of Abraham Lincoln, 1832-1865

Abraham Lincoln - 1894 - 237 pages
...drudgery of the law, his case is a failure in advance. Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbours to compromise whenever you can. Point out to them...lawyer has a superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough. Never stir up litigation. A worse man can scarcely be found than...
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Speeches & Letters of Abraham Lincoln, 1809-1865

Abraham Lincoln - 1894 - 237 pages
...drudgery of the law, his case is a failure in advance. Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbours to compromise whenever you can. Point out to them...lawyer has a superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough. Never stir up litigation. A worse man can scarcely be found than...
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Speeches & Letters of Abraham Lincoln, 1832-1865, Volume 64

Abraham Lincoln - Presidents - 1894 - 237 pages
...drudgery of the law, his case is a failure in advance. Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbours to compromise whenever you can. Point out to them how the nominal winner is often a real loser—in fees, expenses, and waste of time. As a peace-maker the lawyer has a superior opportunity...
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Complete Works

Abraham Lincoln - Illinois - 1894
...LAWYERS AS PEACE-MAKERS Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbor to compromise whenever you can. ... As a peace-maker the lawyer has a superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough. Notes for a Law Lecture, July 1, l8żO, vol. II, p. 142. No WRONG...
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Wit and Humor of Bench and Bar

Marshall Brown - Law - 1899 - 578 pages
...Notes for a Law Lecture," written in 1850, Lincoln drops some words of wisdom good for all time: " Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to...lawyer has a superior opportunity of being a good man." nearly a tiend than he who habitually overhauls the register of deeds in search of defects in titles,...
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Early Speeches, Springfield Speech, Cooper Union Speech, Inaugural Addresses ...

Abraham Lincoln - American letters - 1899 - 167 pages
...speaking, shall claim an exemption from the drudgery of the law, his case is a failure in advance. Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to...lawyer has a superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough. Never stir up litigation. A worse man can scarcely be found than...
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Proceedings of the ... Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Bar ..., Volume 17

North Carolina Bar Association - Bar associations - 1915
...performed, is the lawyer's glory. This is equally true of the Bench and of the Bar."— Edward G. Ryan. "Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to...them how the nominal winner is often a real loser — hi fees, expenses and waste of time. As a peacemaker, the lawyer has a superior opportunity of...
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