Judicial judgment must take deep account of the day before yesterday in order that yesterday may not paralyze today.
Quote by Felix Frankfurter
I don't like a man to be too efficient. He's likely to be not human...
Gratitude is one of the least articulate of the emotions, especially when it is deep.
It is anomalous to hold that in order to convict a man the police cannot...
As a member of this court I am not justified in writing my private notions...
Freedom of the press is not an end in itself but a means to the...
There can be no security where there is fear.
It simply is not true that war never settles anything.
Litigation is the pursuit of practical ends, not a game of chess.
Answers are not obtained by putting the wrong question and thereby begging the real one.
The ultimate touchstone of constitutionality is the Constitution itself and not what we have said...
Anybody can decide a question if only a single principle is in controversy.
All our work, our whole life is a matter of semantics, because words are the...
We forget that the most successful statesmen have been professionals. Lincoln was a professional politician.
I came into the world a Jew, and although I did not live my life...
The real rulers in Washington are invisible, and exercise power from behind the scenes.
Gratitude is one of the least articulate of the emotions, especially when it is deep
Wisdom too often never comes, and so one ought not to reject it merely because...
There are many things of which a wise man might wish to be ignorant
It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: the music is nothing if the audience is deaf.
If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask God, that giveth to all men...