Then there's always "Get in, shut up, hold on."
> From: Jeff Zurschmeide <email@example.com>
> To: 'Ron Soave' <firstname.lastname@example.org>; 'spridgets@Autox.Team.Net'
> Subject: RE: Off Topic (mild LBC added)-- rather long too....
> Date: Monday, November 02, 1998 1:42 PM
> Or how about the one I have on the back of my bugeye:
> Henry V, Act III, Scene I, Lines 31-34:
> I see you stand like greyhounds in the slips,
> straining upon the start.
> The game's afoot!
> Follow your spirit and upon this charge:
> Cry "God for Harry, England, and St. George"!
> And borrowing another classic (this time from the Good Book)
> for my stock car:
> 2 Kings 9:20
> "The driving is like that of Jehu, son of Nimshi,
> He drives like a maniac."
> And of course, the one going on the back of the rallye Midget:
> Psalm 100:1
> "Make a joyful noise unto the Lord"
> Literacy is wunnerful, idnit?
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: Ron Soave [SMTP:email@example.com]
> >Sent: Friday, October 30, 1998 4:59 PM
> >To: spridgets@Autox.Team.Net
> >Subject: Re: Off Topic (mild LBC added)-- rather long too....
> >It was "The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers." from Henry
> >Part 2.
> >Merchant of Venice had a quote attributable to us and our LBC list:
> >"He doth nothing but talk of his horse."
> >Too much time not studying my physics in school,
> >> From: Richard D. Arnold <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >> To: email@example.com
> >> Subject: Off Topic -- rather long too....
> >> Date: Friday, October 30, 1998 8:16 AM
> >> >It will never work until we do what Shakespeare said" First we kill
> >> >all the lawyers!"
> >> Now, I could be wrong, but I think the proper quote from WS is:
> >> thing we do, is shoot all the lawyers." From _The Merchant of
> >> believe, and in reference to Shylock (where's that English instructor
> >> the list?). I could, of course, point out that WS never said that
> >> particular phrase, but rather *wrote* it, but that would be entirely
> >> Clintonesque for me ('nother lawyer, don't ya know). <G>
> >> I am not an attorney, nor do I play one on TV, but I am a pre-law
> >> and a paralegal. Thus far this week, I've assisted in reuniting a
> >> with a wrongfully removed child, helped an older couple recover a
> >> deposit, and enabled a dying gentleman to pass on his estate to his
> >> family with minimal taxes. I like to think that none of these require
> >> demise as being against the public good.
> >> No lawyer can work without clients. Since there are many more clients
> >> than lawyers, and clients necessarily are made up of the public, I
> >> submit that any problems with a litagation-happy society are the fault
> >> the public. Unless we are willing to have people settle their
> >> outside the law (when reasonable attempts fail), we will always need
> >> lawyers.
> >> Lawyers are much like soldiers and police officers; nobody likes them
> >> until they need one....
> >> Rich
> >> E-mail me for a copy of my collection of attorney jokes -- keep
> >> it's all billable time.