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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 Illinois State Bar Association - Page 414
by Illinois State Bar Association - 1914
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Annual Report of the Corporation of the Chamber of Commerce of the State of ...

New York Chamber of Commerce - Commerce - 1921
...Litigation, afterwards becoming its Committee on Arbitration, adopted LINCOLN'S admonition as follows : "Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to...lawyer has a superior opportunity of being a good man." It co-operated" with the Chamber in the drafting and presentation of the proposed measure which is...
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St. Nicholas

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 & 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 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, 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, Volume 12

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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Proceedings of the ... Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Bar ..., Volume 17

North Carolina Bar Association - Bar associations - 1915
...is the exception. Emulation and zeal lead lawyers astray; but the general law of the profession is duty, not success. In it, as elsewhere, in human life,...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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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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