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If there is any principle
of the Constitution
that more imperatively calls
for attachment than any other
it is the principle of free thought—
not free thought for those
who agree with us
but freedom for the thought
that we hate.
Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. (more quotes by Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. or books by/about Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.)
(1841-1935) US Supreme Court Justice, also known as "The Great Dissenter"
United States v. Schwimmer,
Constitution, Free Thought, Independence, Individual Rights, Justice, Law, Tolerance, Truth