Court Quotes

β€œCompulsory unification of opinion achieves only th...

β€œCompulsory unification of opinion achieves only the unanimity of the graveyard” - U.S. Supreme Court, West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette (1942)
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"We place our hopes to much on laws and courts and constitutions and tha...

"We place our hopes to much on laws and courts and constitutions and that these are false hopes. Liberty lies in the hearts of men and women; when it dies there, no constitution, no law, no court can save it." -Learned Hand
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"We can have democracy in this country, or we can have...

"We can have democracy in this country, or we can have great wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can't have both." - Supreme Court Justice: Louis Brandies
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"For me a definition of an athlete is someone who...

"For me a definition of an athlete is someone who treats like their worst enemy on the court but after they treat you like their best friend." - Coco Gauff
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"Prudence is a rich ug...

"Prudence is a rich ugly old maid courted by Incapacity." β€” William Blake
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"When you go into court you are putting your f...

"When you go into court you are putting your fate into the hands of twelve people who weren't smart enough to get out of jury duty." β€” Norm Crosby
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"When you go into court you are putting your f...

"When you go into court you are putting your fate into the hands of twelve people who weren't smart enough to get out of jury duty." β€” Norm Crosby
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"The true symbol of the United States i...

"The true symbol of the United States is not the bald eagle; it is the pendulum" -Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
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"We place our hopes to much on laws and courts and constitutions and tha...

"We place our hopes to much on laws and courts and constitutions and that these are false hopes. Liberty lies in the hearts of men and women; when it dies there, no constitution, no law, no court can save it." -Learned Hand
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β€œWhen you are courting a nice girl an hour seems lik...

β€œWhen you are courting a nice girl an hour seems like a second. When you sit on a red-hot cinder a second seems like an hour. That’s relativity.” - Albert Einstein
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β€œIt is a fair summary of constitutional history that the landma...

β€œIt is a fair summary of constitutional history that the landmarks of our liberties have often been forged in cases involving not very nice people.” -- Felix Frankfurter (US Supreme Court Justice)
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"Don't worry. They couldn't hit an elephant at this...

"Don't worry. They couldn't hit an elephant at this distance." β€” Last Words of Union General John Sedgwick at Battle of Spotsylvania Court House, May 9th, 1864
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Think relationships are difficult? Try friendships. Try courting someone in order to convince them ...

Think relationships are difficult? Try friendships. Try courting someone in order to convince them to join you in some nameless/shapeless/platonic complication - forever. Convince an adult stranger that you are worth a healthy slice of their limited time & energy without the prize of sex or romance.
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"We make it look easy on the court....

"We make it look easy on the court... because we practice until we cannot get it wrong anymore." Gabby Williams
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"The Supreme Court has ruled that they cannot have a nativit...

"The Supreme Court has ruled that they cannot have a nativity scene in Washington, D.C. This wasn’t for any religious reasons. They couldn’t find three wise men and a virgin." β€” Jay Leno
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We live in an age where mass communication has counterintuitively turned all attempts at verba...

We live in an age where mass communication has counterintuitively turned all attempts at verbal debate into a basketball game where the teams are on different courts and stand around the basket racking up meaningless points and throwing shit over the dividing wall - Ben "Yahtzee" Croshaw
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"Liberty lies in the hearts of men and women; when it dies th...

"Liberty lies in the hearts of men and women; when it dies there, no constitution, no law, no court can save it; no constitution, no law, no court can even do much to help it." - Learned Hand
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'There are not enough jails, not enough pol...

'There are not enough jails, not enough policemen, not enough courts to enforce a law not supported by the people." - Hubert H Humphrey
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"The history of the worl...

"The history of the world is the world's court of justice." Friedrich Schiller
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"Is not this insanity plea becoming rather common? Is it not so common that the reader c...

"Is not this insanity plea becoming rather common? Is it not so common that the reader confidently expects to see it offered in every criminal case that comes before the courts? Really, what we want now, is not laws against crime, but a law against insanity." β€” Mark Twain
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"I have made two mistakes, an...

"I have made two mistakes, and they are both sitting on the Supreme Court" - Dwight Eisenhower
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β€œWe can either have democracy in this country or we can have ...

β€œWe can either have democracy in this country or we can have great wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can’t have both.” - –Louis Brandeis U.S. Supreme Court Justice (1856-1941)
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"We must make our choice. We may have democracy, or we ...

"We must make our choice. We may have democracy, or we may have wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can't have both." - Supreme Court Justice Louis D. Brandeis
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"You miss 100% of the shots...

"You miss 100% of the shots you don't take, and you miss about 99% from full court" -me
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β€œWe can either have democracy in this country or we can have ...

β€œWe can either have democracy in this country or we can have great wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can’t have both.” –Louis Brandeis U.S. Supreme Court Justice (1856-1941)
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"She has been kissed as often as a ...

"She has been kissed as often as a police-court Bible, and by much the same class of people." ~ Robertson Davies
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"My favorite thing about Elvis' "Jai...

"My favorite thing about Elvis' "Jailhouse Rock" is how it makes prison sex seem downright courtly." - Patton Oswalt
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The America I loved still exists, if not in the White House or the Supreme...

The America I loved still exists, if not in the White House or the Supreme Court or the Senate or the House of Representatives or the media. The America I love still exists at the front desks of our public libraries. Kurt Vonnegut
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"You have the right to remain silent. A...

"You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law." ~ Miranda Warning
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"Put me on the court and I'm t...

"Put me on the court and I'm trouble, last week messed around and got a triple double." --Ice Cube
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