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American Lawyer Quotes

Ralph Nader
The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
Ralph Nader
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Ralph Nader
President Reagan was elected on the promise of getting government off the backs of the people and now he demands that government wrap itself around the waists of the people.
Ralph Nader
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Walter Mondale
In our system, at about 11:30 on election night, they just push you off the edge of the cliff-and that's it. You might scream on the way down, but you're going to hit the bottom, and you're not going to be in elective office.
Walter Mondale
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Clarence Darrow
The first half of our lives are ruined by our parents and the second half by our children.
Clarence Darrow
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Ralph Nader
Sanctions against polluters are feeble and out of date, and are rarely invoked.
Ralph Nader
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The prosecution wants to make sure the process by which the evidence was obtained is not truthfully presented, because, as often as not, that process will raise questions.
Alan Dershowitz
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I do not believe in sex distinction in literature, law, politics, or trade - or that modesty and virtue are more becoming to women than to men, but wish we had more of it everywhere.
Belva Lockwood
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Asa Hutchinson
The true credit for our safety and security goes to our men and women who are serving in places like Iraq and Afghanistan in the global war on terrorism.
Asa Hutchinson
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Clarence Darrow
No other offense has ever been visited with such severe penalties as seeking to help the oppressed.
Clarence Darrow
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I indeed had only one scene, one speech, one little speech, but it was with Robin Williams.
Charles Keating
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I know we can't abolish prejudice through laws, but we can set up guidelines for our actions by legislation.
Belva Lockwood
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Clarence Darrow
Laws should be like clothes. They should be made to fit the people they serve.
Clarence Darrow
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The glory of each generation is to make its own precedents.
Belva Lockwood
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Clarence Darrow
Some of you say religion makes people happy. So does laughing gas.
Clarence Darrow
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Clarence Darrow
The law does not pretend to punish everything that is dishonest. That would seriously interfere with business.
Clarence Darrow
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Indifference is harder to fight than hostility, and there is nothing that kills an agitation like having everybody admit that it is fundamentally right.
Crystal Eastman
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When television is good, nothing is better. When it's bad, nothing is worse.
Newton Minow
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Mommy, why does daddy cuss the TV and call it Howard?
Howard Cosell
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Clarence Darrow
When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President; I'm beginning to believe it.
Clarence Darrow
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In the theatre, the actor is given immediate feedback.
Charles Keating
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The ultimate creative capacity of the brain may be, for all practical purposes, infinite.
George Leonard
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The function of the law is not to provide justice or to preserve freedom. The function of the law is to keep those who hold power, in power.
Gerry Spence
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Clarence Darrow
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
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Clarence Darrow
You can only protect your liberties in this world by protecting the other man's freedom.
Clarence Darrow
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Bernard Meltzer
Blessed are those who give without remembering. And blessed are those who take without forgetting.
Bernard Meltzer
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Eliot Spitzer
I stand before you today because this vision of government as the engine of opportunity is what I believe in.
Eliot Spitzer
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Robert Ingersoll
A fact never went into partnership with a miracle. Truth scorns the assistance of wonders. A fact will fit every other fact in the universe, and that is how you can tell whether it is or is not a fact. A lie will not fit anything except another lie.
Robert Ingersoll
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Ralph Nader
The use of solar energy has not been opened up because the oil industry does not own the sun.
Ralph Nader
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You're absolutely right: Bob Grant is a racist, Bob Grant is a bigot, he's a despicable talk show host and I agree with that.
Alan Dershowitz
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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.
Clarence Darrow
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