Earl Warren Quotes


31 Earl Warren quotes:



"To separate children from others of similar age and qualifications solely because of their race generates a feeling of inferiority as to their status in the community that may affect their hearts and minds in a way unlikely ever to be undone."
"I'm very pleased with each advancing year. It stems back to when I was forty. I was a bit upset about reaching that milestone, but an older friend consoled me. 'Don't complain about growing old--many, many people do not have that privilege.'"
"I always turn to the sports pages first, which records people's accomplishments. The front page has nothing but man's failures."
"The most tragic paradox of our time is to be found in the failure of nation-states to recognize the imperatives of internationalism."
"Ben Franklin may have discovered electricity- but it is the man who invented the meter who made the money."
"In civilized life, law floats in a sea of ethics."
"The man of character, sensitive to the meaning of what he is doing, will know how to discover the ethical paths in the maze of possible behavior."
"In these days, it is doubtful that any child may reasonably be expected to succeed in life if he is denied the opportunity of an education."
"All provisions of federal, state or local law requiring or permitting discrimination in public education must yield."
"Life and liberty can be as much endangered from illegal methods used to convict those thought to be criminals as from the actual criminals themselves."
"Prior to any questioning, the person must be warned that he has a right to remain silent, that any statement he does make may be used as evidence against him and that he has a right to the presence of an attorney, either retained or appointed."
"If it is a mistake of the head and not the heart don't worry about it, that's the way we learn."
"Separate educational facilities are inherently unequal."
"The police must obey the law while enforcing the law."
"The censor's sword pierces deeply into the heart of free expression."
"We conclude that in the field of public education the doctrine of "separate but equal" has no place."
Author: Warren Quotes Category: American Judge Quotes Doctrine Quotes
"You sit up there, and you see the whole gamut of human nature. Even if the case being argued involves only a little fellow and $50, it involves justice. That's what is important."
"Before this distinguished assembly and the world, the bells today proclaim the joyous tidings of the completion of this quietly soaring tower."
"The old Court you and I served so long will not be worthy of its traditions if Nixon can twist, turn and fashion If Nixon gets away with that, then Nixon makes the law as he goes along - not the Congress nor the courts."
Author: Warren Quotes Category: American Judge Quotes Nixon Quotes
"There is no requirement that police stop a person who enters a police station and states that he wishes to confess a crime or a person who calls the police to offer a confession because volunteered statements of any kind are not barred by the 5th Amendment."



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