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Clarence S. Darrow Quotes 1-14 out of 14
   
You can only protect your liberties in this world by protecting the other man's freedom. You can only be free if I am free.
Liberty is the most jealous and exacting mistress that can beguile the brain and soul of man. From him who will not give her all, she will have nothing. She knows that his pretended love serves but to betray. But when once the fierce heat of her quenchless, lustrous eyes have burned into the victim's heart, he will know no other smile but hers.
You can only protect your liberties in this world by protecting the other man's freedom. You can only be free if I am free.
There is no such crime as a crime of thought; there are only crimes of action.
When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President; I'm beginning to believe it.
The objector and the rebel who raises his voice against what he believes to be the injustice of the present and the wrongs of the past is the one who hunches the world along.
If today you can take a thing like evolution and make it a crime to teach it in the public school, tomorrow you can make it a crime to teach it in the private school . . . At the next session you may ban books and newspapers. Soon you may set Catholic against Protestant and Protestant against Protestant, and try to foist your own religion upon the minds of men.
The objector and the rebel who raises his voice against what he believes to be the injustice of the present and the wrongs of the past is the one who hunches the world along.
Chase after the truth like all hell and you'll free yourself, even though you never touch its coattails.
The best that we can do is to be kindly and helpful toward our friends and fellow passengers who are clinging to the same speck of dirt while we are drifting side by side to our common doom.
The law does not pretend to punish everything that is dishonest. That would seriously interfere with business.
There is no such thing as justice -- in or out of court.
I have suffered from being misunderstood, but I would have suffered a hell of a lot more if I had been understood.
The Constitution is a delusion and a snare if the weakest and humblest man in the land cannot be defended in his right to speak and his right to think as much as the strongest in the land.
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