Litigation is the pursuit of practical ends, not a game of chess.
Quote by Felix Frankfurter
Gratitude is one of the least articulate of the emotions, especially when it is deep.
Answers are not obtained by putting the wrong question and thereby begging the real one.
Old age and sickness bring out the essential characteristics of a man.
The history of liberty has largely been the history of the observance of procedural safeguards
The ultimate touchstone of constitutionality is the Constitution itself and not what we have said...
I don't like a man to be too efficient. He's likely to be not human...
There can be no security where there is fear.
Anybody can decide a question if only a single principle is in controversy.
The mark of a truly civilized man is confidence in the strength and security derived...
It is a wise man who said that there is no greater inequality than the...
Judicial judgment must take deep account of the day before yesterday in order that yesterday...
Wisdom too often never comes, and so one ought not to reject it merely because...
It must take account of what it decrees for today in order that today may...
The mode by which the inevitable is reached is effort.
To some lawyers, all facts are created equal.
All our work, our whole life is a matter of semantics, because words are the...
As a member of this court I am not justified in writing my private notions...
The real rulers in Washington are invisible, and exercise power from behind the scenes.
It simply is not true that war never settles anything.
It is a fair summary of history to say that the safeguards of liberty have...