Facts about William O. Douglas

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William O. Douglas was a famous Judge from USA, who lived between October 16, 1898 and January 19, 1980.

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He/she is born under the zodiac libra, who is known for Balance, Justice, Truth, Beauty, Perfection. Our collection contains 20 quotes who is written / told by William, under the main topic History.

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Famous quotes by William O. Douglas (20)


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"One who comes to the Court must come to adore, not to protest. That's the new gloss on the 1st Amendment"
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"Marriage is a coming together for better or for worse, hopefully enduring, and intimate to the degree of being sacred"
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"Literature should not be suppressed merely because it offends the moral code of the censor"
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"The liberties of none are safe unless the liberties of all are protected"
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"The critical point is that the Constitution places the right of silence beyond the reach of government"
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"The 5th Amendment is an old friend and a good friend. one of the great landmarks in men's struggle to be free of tyranny, to be decent and civilized"
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"Since when have we Americans been expected to bow submissively to authority and speak with awe and reverence to those who represent us?"
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"It seemed to me that I had barely reached the Court when people were trying to get me off"
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"We who have the final word can speak softly or angrily. We can seek to challenge and annoy, as we need not stay docile and quiet"
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"We do not sit as a superlegislature to weigh the wisdom of legislation"
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"We are a religious people whose institutions presuppose a Supreme Being"
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"Common sense often makes good law"
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"The right to be let alone is indeed the beginning of all freedoms"
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"Free speech is not to be regulated like diseased cattle and impure butter. The audience that hissed yesterday may applaud today, even for the same performance"
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"The Constitution is not neutral. It was designed to take the government off the backs of people"
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"The association promotes a way of life, not causes; a harmony in living, not political faiths; a bilateral loyalty, not commercial or social projects. Yet it is an association for as noble a purpose as any involved in any prior decisions"
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"No patent medicine was ever put to wider and more varied use than the Fourteenth Amendment"
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"The right to revolt has sources deep in our history"
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"At the constitutional level where we work, 90 percent of any decision is emotional. The rational part of us supplies the reasons for supporting our predilections"
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"Tell the FBI that the kidnappers should pick out a judge that Nixon wants back"


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