70 Total Quotes

Clarence Darrow Quotes

Clarence Darrow
The first half of our lives are ruined by our parents and the second half by our children.
Clarence Darrow
#Children #American Lawyer

Clarence Darrow
With all their faults, trade unions have done more for humanity than any other organization of men that ever existed. They have done more for decency, for honesty, for education, for the betterment of the race, for the developing of character in man, than any other association of men.
Clarence Darrow
#Trade Unions

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No other offense has ever been visited with such severe penalties as seeking to help the oppressed.
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#American Lawyer

Clarence Darrow
Laws should be like clothes. They should be made to fit the people they serve.
Clarence Darrow
#American Lawyer #Clothes

Clarence Darrow
Some of you say religion makes people happy. So does laughing gas.
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#American Lawyer

Clarence Darrow
The law does not pretend to punish everything that is dishonest. That would seriously interfere with business.
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#American Lawyer #Business

Clarence Darrow
When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President; I'm beginning to believe it.
Clarence Darrow
#American Lawyer #Beginning

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You can protect your liberties in this world only by protecting the other man's freedom. You can be free only if I am free.
Clarence Darrow
#American Lawyer

Clarence Darrow
You can only protect your liberties in this world by protecting the other man's freedom.
Clarence Darrow
#American Lawyer #Freedom

Clarence Darrow
As long as the world shall last there will be wrongs, and if no man objected and no man rebelled, those wrongs would last forever.
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#American Lawyer #Man

Clarence Darrow
I do not consider it an insult, but rather a compliment to be called an agnostic. I do not pretend to know where many ignorant men are sure - that is all that agnosticism means.
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#American Lawyer

Clarence Darrow
Someday I hope to write a book where the royalties will pay for the copies I give away.
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#American Lawyer #Books And Reading

Clarence Darrow
I don't like spinach, and I'm glad I don't, because if I liked it I'd eat it, and I just hate it.
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#American Lawyer

Clarence Darrow
I have suffered from being misunderstood, but I would have suffered a hell of a lot more if I had been understood.
Clarence Darrow
#Hell #American Lawyer

Clarence Darrow
First and last, it's a question of money. Those men who own the earth make the laws to protect what they have. They fix up a sort of fence or pen around what they have, and they fix the law so the fellow on the outside cannot get in. The laws are really organized for the protection of the men who rule the world. They were never organized or enforced to do justice. We have no system for doing justice, not the slightest in the world.
Clarence Darrow
#Earth

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Just think of the tragedy of teaching children not to doubt.
Clarence Darrow
#Children #Educational

Clarence Darrow
None meet life honestly and few heroically.
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#American Lawyer

Clarence Darrow
If you lose the power to laugh, you lose the power to think.
Clarence Darrow
#American Lawyer #Laughter

Clarence Darrow
If a man is happy in America, it is considered he is doing something wrong.
Clarence Darrow
#American Lawyer #America