We forget that the most successful statesmen have been professionals. Lincoln was a professional politician.
Quote by Felix Frankfurter
Felix Frankfurter Quotes
Wisdom too often never comes, and so one ought not to reject it merely because...
It is anomalous to hold that in order to convict a man the police cannot...
Anybody can decide a question if only a single principle is in controversy.
The history of liberty has largely been the history of the observance of procedural safeguards.
Gratitude is one of the least articulate of the emotions, especially when it is deep.
There can be no security where there is fear.
Freedom of the press is not an end in itself but a means to the...
Litigation is the pursuit of practical ends, not a game of chess.
It simply is not true that war never settles anything.
It must take account of what it decrees for today in order that today may...
All our work, our whole life is a matter of semantics, because words are the...
Old age and sickness bring out the essential characteristics of a man.
Gratitude is one of the least articulate of the emotions, especially when it is deep
The ultimate touchstone of constitutionality is the Constitution itself and not what we have said...
It is a wise man who said that there is no greater inequality than the...
The real rulers in Washington are invisible, and exercise power from behind the scenes.
I don't like a man to be too efficient. He's likely to be not human...
It is a fair summary of history to say that the safeguards of liberty have...
I came into the world a Jew, and although I did not live my life...
Answers are not obtained by putting the wrong question and thereby begging the real one.