There was a job opening in the country’s most prestigious law firm and it finally came down to Robert and Paul. Both graduated magna cum laude from law school. Both came from good families. Both are equally attractive and well spoken. It’s up to the senior partner to choose one, so he takes each aside and asks, “Why did you become a lawyer?”
In seconds, he chooses Paul.
Baffled, Robert takes Paul aside.
“I don’t understand why I was rejected. When Mr. Armstrong asked me why I became a lawyer, I said that I had the greatest respect for the law, that I’d lay down my life for the Constitution and that all I wanted was to do right by my clients. What in the world did you tell him?”
“I said I became a lawyer because of my hands,” Robert replies.
“Your hands? What do you mean?”
“Well, I took a look one day and there wasn’t any money in either of them!”