“A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.” -- Ambrose Bierce

"When you go into court you are putting your fate into the hands of twelve people who weren't smart enough to get out of jury duty." -- Norm Crosby

"Those who deny the right of a jury to protect an individual in resisting an unjust law of the government, deny him all defence whatsoever against oppression." -- Lysander Spooner

"If the jury have no right to judge of the justice of a law of the government, they plainly can do nothing to protect the people against the oppressions of the government; for there are no oppressions which the government may not authorize by law" -- Lysander Spooner

"A jury is composed of twelve men of average ignorance." -- Herbert Spencer