A Lawyer Who Changed the World


I love quotes that inspire me, or cause me to think. Recently I read the blog Manner of Speaking and saw one of my all time favorite quotes:

Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can’t do is ignore them. Because they change things. They push the human race forward. And while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do. — Steve Jobs

My first thought was there is no way that Steve Jobs would have put up with what law students and young lawyers are expected to do. Round pegs in square holes do not last in many law firms.

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