Courts Quotes

"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
📅︎ Oct 30
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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
📅︎ May 17
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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
📅︎ Jun 18
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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
📅︎ Jul 16
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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." — Mark Twain
📅︎ May 04
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