Monday, June 16, 2008

Random Quotes

Here is a collection of some of the best quotes I have ever read. Some are inspiring and some are downright evil and despotic. Take a look!

Liberty means responsibility; that is why most men dread it. -- George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)

Liberty lies in the hearts of men and women. When it dies, no law, no court can save it. -- Justice Learned Hand (1872-1961)

Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice, and moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue. -- Barry Goldwater (1909-1998)

Men use thought only to justify their injustices and speech only to disguise their thoughts. -- Voltaire (1694-1778)

The illegal we do immediately, the unconstitutional takes a little longer. -- Henry Kissinger (1923- )

In a community such as ours, liberty must include the freedom not to conform. -- Justice John Paul Stevens (1920- )

Human salvation lies in the hands of the creatively maladjusted. -- Martin Luther King, Jr (1929-1968)

When a nation's young men are conservative, its funeral bell is already rung. -- Henry Ward Beecher (1913-1987)

In matters of conscience, the law of the majority has no place. -- Mohandas K Gandhi (1869-1948)

How long soever it hath continued, if it be against reason, it is of no force in law. -- Sir Edward Coke (1552-1634)

You can do anything you want at the Supreme Court with five votes. -- Justice William J. Brennan, Jr. (1906-1997)

The Supreme Court is not infallible because it is always correct; it is infallible only because it has the final word. -- Justice Robert H. Jackson (1892-1954)

A politician will do anything to keep his job, even become a patriot. -- William Randolph Hearst (1863-1951)

Few men have the virtue to withstand the highest bidder. -- George Washington (1732-1799)

The state cannot restrict activity that affects no other than two consenting adults. -- Justice Thurgood Marshall (1908-1993)

Civilization will not attain to its perfection until the last stone from the last church falls on the last priest. -- Emile Zola (1840-1902)

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