Louis D. Brandeis Quotes


7 Louis D. Brandeis quotes:



"Our government... teaches the whole people by its example. If the government becomes the lawbreaker, it breeds contempt for law; it invites every man to become a law unto himself; it invites anarchy."
"There are no shortcuts in evolution."
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"Fear of serious injury alone cannot justify oppression of free speech and assembly. Men feared witches and burnt women. It is the function of speech to free men from the bondage of irrational fears."
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"Most of the things worth doing in the world had been declared impossible before they were done."
"The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in the insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well meaning but without understanding."
"To declare that the end justifies the means, to declare that the government may commit crimes, would bring terrible retribution."
"The right to be alone -- the most comprehensive of rights, and the right most valued by civilized man."
Author: Brandeis Quotes Category: Solitude Quotes



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