59 Total Quotes

Earl Warren Quotes

In civilized life, law floats in a sea of ethics.
Earl Warren
#Ethics #American Judge

Many people consider the things which government does for them to be social progress, but they consider the things government does for others as socialism
Earl Warren
#Government

The man of character, sensitive to the meaning of what he is doing, will know how to discover the ethical paths in the maze of possible behavior.
Earl Warren
#American Judge #Behavior

I hate banks. They do nothing positive for anybody except take care of themselves. They're first in with their fees and first out when there's trouble.
Earl Warren
#Assets

Separate educational facilities are inherently unequal.
Earl Warren
#American Judge #Educational

The police must obey the law while enforcing the law.
Earl Warren
#American Judge #Law

It is the spirit and not the form of law that keeps justice alive
Earl Warren
#Justice

The fantastic advances in the field of electronic communication constitute a greater danger to the privacy of the individual
Earl Warren
#Communication

The censor's sword pierces deeply into the heart of free expression.
Earl Warren
#American Judge #Expression

I always turn to the sports pages first, which records people's accomplishments. The front page has nothing but man's failures.
Earl Warren
#Sports

Ben Franklin may have discovered electricity- but it is the man who invented the meter who made the money
Earl Warren
#Electricity

In these days, it is doubtful that any child may reasonably be expected to succeed in life if he is denied the opportunity of an education.
Earl Warren
#Life #American Judge

In mid-life the man wants to see how irresistible he still is to younger women. How they turn their hearts to stone and more or less commit a murder of their marriage I just don't know, but they do.
Earl Warren
#Age And Aging #Life

Everything I did in my life that was worthwhile I caught hell for.
Earl Warren
#Duty

The most tragic paradox of our time is to be found in the failure of nation-states to recognize the imperatives of internationalism.
Earl Warren
#Failure #American Judge

Liberty, not communism, is the most contagious force in the world
Earl Warren
#Communism

All provisions of federal, state or local law requiring or permitting discrimination in public education must yield.
Earl Warren
#Education #American Judge

We conclude that in the field of public education the doctrine of "separate but equal" has no place.
Earl Warren
#American Judge #Doctrine

We come then to the question presented: Does segregation of children in public schools solely on the basis of race, even though the physical facilities and other "tangible" factors may be equal, deprive the children of the minority group of equal edu
Earl Warren
#Children

To separate children from others of similar age and qualifications solely because of their race generates a feeling of inferiority as to their status in the community that may affect their hearts and minds in a way unlikely ever to be undone.
Earl Warren
#Age And Aging