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\nLouis D. Brandeis



    If we desire respect for the law, we must first make the law respectable.

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    The most important political office is that of the private citizen.

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    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.

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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.

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    There are no shortcuts in evolution.

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