The ultimate touchstone of constitutionality is the Constitution itself and not what we have said about it
Quote by Felix Frankfurter
Fragile as reason is and limited as law is as the institutionalized medium of reason,...
It is a fair summary of history to say that the safeguards of liberty have...
There can be no security where there is fear.
The real rulers in Washington are invisible, and exercise power from behind the scenes.
All our work, our whole life is a matter of semantics, because words are the...
Gratitude is one of the least articulate of the emotions, especially when it is deep
Litigation is the pursuit of practical ends, not a game of chess.
The mark of a truly civilized man is confidence in the strength and security derived...
I don't like a man to be too efficient. He's likely to be not human...
We forget that the most successful statesmen have been professionals. Lincoln was a professional politician.
The history of liberty has largely been the history of the observance of procedural safeguards
It is anomalous to hold that in order to convict a man the police cannot...
It simply is not true that war never settles anything.
The mode by which the inevitable is reached is effort.
I came into the world a Jew, and although I did not live my life...
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...
The history of liberty has largely been the history of the observance of procedural safeguards.
Answers are not obtained by putting the wrong question and thereby begging the real one.
To some lawyers, all facts are created equal.