Joe Jamail Quotes
I happen to have a giant ego, an admission that will not shock my close friends or critics. I am not uncomfortable in saying that because the ego of a man often gets great things done.
I don't want corporate America to think they can continue their duplicitous double-dealing.
We've got some real greedy hogs who own no interest in the company they're running, whose sole interest is in whatever it takes to be able to get to the point to fly out on their golden parachute and milk the shareholder and take risks that they shouldn't take.
I don't think I'm a good ol' boy. Honestly, the last thing I am is a redneck. I like silk sheets, fancy cars, beautiful women, good whiskey.
Any good trial lawyer knows that if you've got one credible expert or scientific study, then you can let the jury decide.
I love the system. Let me tell you why. People love it... The people, by and large, have great respect for our law and our system... Why do you think they go to that courthouse instead of killing each other in the streets, taking the law into their own hands?
We've got some well-run corporations by some well-intended people who do it right.
I don't think the trial practice is dead. But it is very ill. There are some days you could throw a hand grenade down the hall of the Harris County Courthouse and not hit anybody.
I spent a year at Southwestern Louisiana Institute, then transferred back to the University of Texas, where I majored in English and history.
It's not a bad thing fighting for equality and helping the poor. It's not a bad thing to have on your professional tombstone: 'He believed in equality and he helped the poor.'
If you are not emotionally involved, your client is not getting your best effort.
Medical research is needed, and I just saw there was a need for help that the government - state or federal - was not spending the taxpayers' money on helping people get through college.
If you start comparing my practice of law to what I could have been - selling bananas - you'll know why I gave money to the University of Texas.
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