It is a fair summary of history to say that the safeguards of liberty have been forged in controversies involving not very nice people.
Quote by Felix Frankfurter
Felix Frankfurter Quotes
All our work, our whole life is a matter of semantics, because words are the...
Judicial judgment must take deep account of the day before yesterday in order that yesterday...
Freedom of the press is not an end in itself but a means to the...
I don't like a man to be too efficient. He's likely to be not human...
Anybody can decide a question if only a single principle is in controversy.
Litigation is the pursuit of practical ends, not a game of chess.
Gratitude is one of the least articulate of the emotions, especially when it is deep
There can be no security where there is fear.
Fragile as reason is and limited as law is as the institutionalized medium of reason,...
To some lawyers, all facts are created equal.
Answers are not obtained by putting the wrong question and thereby begging the real one.
It is a wise man who said that there is no greater inequality than the...
Old age and sickness bring out the essential characteristics of a man.
It is a fair summary of history to say that the safeguards of liberty have...
The real rulers in Washington are invisible, and exercise power from behind the scenes.
The mode by which the inevitable is reached is effort.
Gratitude is one of the least articulate of the emotions, especially when it is deep.
The history of liberty has largely been the history of the observance of procedural safeguards.
The mark of a truly civilized man is confidence in the strength and security derived...
I came into the world a Jew, and although I did not live my life...