Great Legal Quote of the Day: Joseph Story

“[The law] is a jealous mistress, and requires a long and constant courtship. It is not to be won by trifling favors, but by lavish homage.”

Joseph Story, U.S. Supreme Court Justice, Discourse Pronounced upon the Inauguration of the Author As Dane Professor of Law at Harvard University, August 26, 1829.

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Joseph Story

 

Sources:

http://tinyurl.com/jhcaun8

http://tinyurl.com/hwk7t3b

http://law2.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/FTrials/happylawyers/thehappyquotes.html

http://ggreen.com/just-for-fun/famous-quotes-in-law

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