one man cannot undertake the cases of all litigants
who are not, as many undoubtedly are, dishonest, he
will be influenced to some extent by the character
of the persons who recommend clients to his protection and also by the character of the litigants
themselves, and will allow himself to be moved by
the wishes of all virtuous men; for a good man will
naturally have such for his most intimate friends.
Quintilian. With An English Translation. Harold Edgeworth Butler. Cambridge. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann, Ltd. 1922.
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