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"[I]f the policy of the government upon vital questions, affecting the whole people, is to be irrevocably fixed by decisions of the Supreme Court, the instant they are made, in ordinary litigation between parties, in personal actions, the people will have ceased to be their own rulers, having to that extent practically resigned their government into the hands of that eminent tribunal."
Abraham Lincoln (more quotes by Abraham Lincoln or books by/about Abraham Lincoln)
(1809-1865) 16th US President
First Inaugural Address, March 4, 1861, Washington, D.C.
Constitution, Jurisdiction, Justice, Self-Determination, Sovereignty, Subservience, Subversion