Even an attorney of moderate talent can postpone doomsday year after year, for the system of appeals that pervades American jurisprudence amounts to a legalistic wheel of fortune, a game of chance, somewhat fixed in the favor of the criminal, that the participants play interminably.
— Truman Capote

I've studied now Philosophy and jurisprudence, Medicine -- and even, alas! Theology -- from end to end with labor keen; and here, poor fool with all my lore I stand, no wiser than before.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe jurisprudence quote

There's a long history of antipathy between science and the law in American jurisprudence.
— Scott Fraser

Besides a happy policy as to civil government, it is necessary to institute a system of law and jurisprudence founded in justice, equity, and public right.
— Ezra Stiles

The principle of equity first came into evidence in Roman jurisprudence and was derived by analogy from the physical meaning of the word.
— Herbert Read