Famous quotes by Jurists

JuristsThroughout history, jurists have actually been renowned for their wisdom and also insight into the legislation. From the old Greeks to contemporary legal scholars, their quotes have given guidance as well as motivation to generations of legal representatives and laypeople alike. Below are some of the most memorable quotes from jurists throughout the ages, using understanding into the regulation, justice, and also the human condition. Whether you're a lawyer, a legislation student, or just a person seeking a little bit of wisdom, these quotes will certainly give you with a distinct viewpoint on the legislation and also its function in culture.
Small: The right to swing my fist ends where the other mans nose begins
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
"The right to swing my fist ends where the other man's nose begins"
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., Jurist
Small: A childs education should begin at least one hundred years before he is born
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
"A child's education should begin at least one hundred years before he is born"
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., Jurist
Small: A man is usually more careful of his money than of his principles
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
"A man is usually more careful of his money than of his principles"
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., Jurist
Small: Truth is tough. It will not break, like a bubble, at the touch, nay, you may kick it about all day like a foot
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
"Truth is tough. It will not break, like a bubble, at the touch, nay, you may kick it about all day like a football, and it will be round and full at evening"
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., Jurist
Small: A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
"A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions"
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., Jurist
Small: The greatest thing in this world is not so much where we are, but in what direction we are moving
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
"The greatest thing in this world is not so much where we are, but in what direction we are moving"
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., Jurist
Small: We should be eternally vigilant against attempts to check the expression of opinions that we loathe
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
"We should be eternally vigilant against attempts to check the expression of opinions that we loathe"
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., Jurist
Small: The only prize much cared for by the powerful is power
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
"The only prize much cared for by the powerful is power"
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., Jurist
Small: The greatest act of faith is when a man understands he is not God
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
"The greatest act of faith is when a man understands he is not God"
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., Jurist
Small: I despise making the most of ones time. Half of the pleasures of life consist of the opportunities one has neg
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
"I despise making the most of one's time. Half of the pleasures of life consist of the opportunities one has neglected"
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., Jurist
Small: Lawyers spend a great deal of their time shoveling smoke
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
"Lawyers spend a great deal of their time shoveling smoke"
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., Jurist
Small: Mans mind, stretched by a new idea, never goes back to its original dimensions
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
"Man's mind, stretched by a new idea, never goes back to its original dimensions"
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., Jurist
Small: A new and valid idea is worth more than a regiment and fewer men can furnish the former than command the latte
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
"A new and valid idea is worth more than a regiment and fewer men can furnish the former than command the latter"
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., Jurist
Small: A moments insight is sometimes worth a lifes experience
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
"A moment's insight is sometimes worth a life's experience"
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., Jurist
Small: The great act of faith is when a man decides he is not God
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
"The great act of faith is when a man decides he is not God"
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., Jurist
Small: Certitude is not the test of certainty. We have been cocksure of many things that were not so
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
"Certitude is not the test of certainty. We have been cocksure of many things that were not so"
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., Jurist
Small: Men must turn square corners when they deal with the Government
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
"Men must turn square corners when they deal with the Government"
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., Jurist
Small: Life is an end in itself, and the only question as to whether it is worth living is whether you have had enoug
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
"Life is an end in itself, and the only question as to whether it is worth living is whether you have had enough of it"
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., Jurist
Small: I have no respect for the passion of equality, which seems to me merely idealizing envy
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
"I have no respect for the passion of equality, which seems to me merely idealizing envy"
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., Jurist
Small: Dont be consistent, but be simply true
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
"Don't be 'consistent,' but be simply true"
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., Jurist
Small: Carve every word before you let it fall
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
"Carve every word before you let it fall"
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., Jurist
Small: Beware how you take away hope from any human being
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
"Beware how you take away hope from any human being"
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., Jurist
Small: Any two philosophers can tell each other all they know in two hours
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
"Any two philosophers can tell each other all they know in two hours"
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., Jurist
Small: Most of the things we do, we do for no better reason than that our fathers have done them or our neighbors do
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
"Most of the things we do, we do for no better reason than that our fathers have done them or our neighbors do them, and the same is true of a larger part than what we suspect of what we think"
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., Jurist
Small: It seems to me that at this time we need education in the obvious more than the investigation of the obscure
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
"It seems to me that at this time we need education in the obvious more than the investigation of the obscure"
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., Jurist
Small: On the whole, I am on the side of the unregenerate who affirms the worth of life as an end in itself, as again
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
"On the whole, I am on the side of the unregenerate who affirms the worth of life as an end in itself, as against the saints who deny it"
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., Jurist
Small: Nothing is so commonplace has the wish to be remarkable
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
"Nothing is so commonplace has the wish to be remarkable"
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., Jurist
Small: Life is action and passion therefore, it is required of a man that he should share the passion and action of t
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
"Life is action and passion; therefore, it is required of a man that he should share the passion and action of the time, at peril of being judged not to have lived"
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., Jurist
Small: As life is action and passion, it is required of a man that he should share the passion and action of his time
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
"As life is action and passion, it is required of a man that he should share the passion and action of his time, at the peril of being not to have lived"
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., Jurist
Small: A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
"A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used"
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., Jurist
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