Benjamin Cardozo Quotes


15 Benjamin Cardozo quotes:



"Freedom of expression is the matrix, the indispensable condition, of nearly every other form of freedom"
Author: Cardozo Quotes Category: Expression Quotes
"Prophecy, however honest, is generally a poor substitute for experience."
"Method is much, technique is much, but inspiration is even more."
"Justice is not to be taken by storm. She is to be wooed by slow advances."
"The prophet and the martyr do not see the hooting throng. Their eyes are fixed on the eternities."
"I take judge-made law as one of the existing realities of life."
"Freedom of expression is the matrix, the indispensable condition, of nearly every other form of freedom."
"Law never is, but is always about to be."
"Membership in the bar is a privilege burdened with conditions."
"The risk to be percieved defines the duty to be obeyed."
"[Judges are supposed to use all this power to make sure that justice is done, that at some basic level the verdicts issued in their courts display a certain degree of reasonableness.] The judge, ... is under a duty, within the limits of his powers of innovation, to maintain a relation between law and morals, between the precepts of jurisprudence and those of reason and good conscience."
"Consequences cannot alter statues, but may help to fix their meaning."
"Law never is, but is always about to be"
"The risk to be percieved defines the duty to be obeyed"
Author: Cardozo Quotes Category: Risk Quotes
"Existing rules and principles can give us our present location, our bearings, our latitude and longitude. The inn that shelters for the night is not the journey's end. The law, like the traveler, must be ready for the morrow. It must have a principle of growth."
Author: Cardozo Quotes Category: Justice Quotes



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