Antonin Scalia Quotes

18 Antonin Scalia quotes:

"There can be no such thing as either a creditor or a debtor race, ... In the eyes of government, we are just one race, it is American."
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"What is a moderate interpretation of the text? Halfway between what it really means and what you'd like it to mean?"
"A law can be both economic folly and constitutional."
"A search is a search, even if it happens to disclose nothing but the bottom of a turntable."
"Why in the world would you have it interpreted by nine lawyers?"
"If we're picking people to draw out of their own conscience and experience a 'new' Constitution, we should not look principally for good lawyers. We should look to people who agree with us. When we are in that mode, you realize we have rendered the Constitution useless."
"A journalistic purpose could be someone with a Xerox machine in a basement."
"In a big family the first child is kind of like the first pancake. If it's not perfect, that's okay, there are a lot more coming along."
"There is nothing new in the realization that the Constitution sometimes insulates the criminality of a few in order to protect the privacy of us all."
"Why can't the state accede to the public's wishes?"
"You could have 50 different states having 50 different regulations... until they were all litigated out."
"Let the cancer patients suffer."
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"I do not believe my impartiality can reasonably be questioned,"
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"The first instinct of power is the retention of power, and under a Constitution that requires periodic elections, that is best achieved by the suppression of election-time speech,"
"The honor would have been wonderful."
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"irrational hatred of the disabled."
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"I'm not even sure I wanted it, to tell you the truth,"
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"We say 'tough luck, you have to sell it in stores,'"
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