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Clarence Darrow quotes: Lost causes are the only ones worth fighting for. Lost causes are the only ones worth fighting for.
Clarence Darrow quotes: My constitution was destroyed long ago; now I am living under the bylaws. My constitution was destroyed long ago; now I am living under the bylaws.
Clarence Darrow quotes: An agnostic is a doubter. The word is generally applied to those who doubt the verity of accepted religious creeds of faiths. An agnostic is a doubter. The word is generally applied to those who doubt the verity of accepted religious creeds of faiths.
Clarence Darrow quotes: Freedom comes from human beings, rather than from laws and institutions. Freedom comes from human beings, rather than from laws and institutions.
Clarence Darrow quotes: Chloroform unfit children. Show them the same mercy that is shown beasts that are no longer fit to live. Chloroform unfit children. Show them the same mercy that is shown beasts that are no longer fit to live.
Clarence Darrow quotes: In life one cannot eat his cake and have it, too; he must make his choice and then do the best he can to be content to go the way In life one cannot eat his cake and have it, too; he must make his choice and then do the best he can to be content to go the way his judgment leads.
Clarence Darrow quotes: Autobiography is never entirely true. No one can get the right perspective on himself. Every fact is colored by imagination and dream. Autobiography is never entirely true. No one can get the right perspective on himself. Every fact is colored by imagination and dream.
Clarence Darrow quotes: Wars always bring about a conservative reaction. They overwhelm and destroy patient and careful efforts to improve the condition of man. Wars always bring about a conservative reaction. They overwhelm and destroy patient and careful efforts to improve the condition of man.
Clarence Darrow quotes: The origin of the absurd idea of immortal life is easy to discover; it is kept alive by hope and fear, by childish faith, and by cowardice. The origin of the absurd idea of immortal life is easy to discover; it is kept alive by hope and fear, by childish faith, and by cowardice.
Clarence Darrow quotes: The world is made up for the most part of morons and natural tyrants, sure of themselves, strong in their own opinions, never doubting anything. The world is made up for the most part of morons and natural tyrants, sure of themselves, strong in their own opinions, never doubting anything.
Clarence Darrow quotes: Nothing is so loved by tyrants as obedient subjects. Nothing is so loved by tyrants as obedient subjects.
Clarence Darrow quotes: Calvin Coolidge was the greatest man who ever came out of Plymouth Corner, Vermont. Calvin Coolidge was the greatest man who ever came out of Plymouth Corner, Vermont.
Clarence Darrow quotes: Someday I hope to write a book where the royalties will pay for the copies I give away. Someday I hope to write a book where the royalties will pay for the copies I give away.
Clarence Darrow quotes: Justice has nothing to do with what goes on in a courtroom; Justice is what comes out of a courtroom. Justice has nothing to do with what goes on in a courtroom; Justice is what comes out of a courtroom.
Clarence Darrow quotes: The first half of our lives are ruined by our parents and the second half by our children. The first half of our lives are ruined by our parents and the second half by our children.
Clarence Darrow quotes: In the great flood of human life that is spawned upon the earth, it is not often that a man is born. In the great flood of human life that is spawned upon the earth, it is not often that a man is born.
Clarence Darrow quotes: The true man neither guiltily conceals nor anxiously explains nor vulgarly parades. The true man neither guiltily conceals nor anxiously explains nor vulgarly parades.
Clarence Darrow quotes: In spite of all the yearnings of men, no one can produce a single fact or reason to support the belief in God and in personal immortality. In spite of all the yearnings of men, no one can produce a single fact or reason to support the belief in God and in personal immortality.
Clarence Darrow quotes: Just think of the tragedy of teaching children not to doubt. Just think of the tragedy of teaching children not to doubt.
Clarence Darrow quotes: History repeats itself, and that's one of the things that's wrong with history. History repeats itself, and that's one of the things that's wrong with history.
Clarence Darrow quotes: The truth is always modern and there never comes a time when it is safe to give it voice. The truth is always modern and there never comes a time when it is safe to give it voice.
Clarence Darrow quotes: Money has been the most serious handicap that we have ever met. There are times when poverty is fortunate Money has been the most serious handicap that we have ever met. There are times when poverty is fortunate
Clarence Darrow quotes: Education was in danger from the source that always hampered it - religious fanaticism. Education was in danger from the source that always hampered it - religious fanaticism.
Clarence Darrow quotes: Depressions may bring people closer to the church but so do funerals. Depressions may bring people closer to the church but so do funerals.
Clarence Darrow quotes: I don't believe in God because I don't believe in Mother Goose. I don't believe in God because I don't believe in Mother Goose.
Clarence Darrow quotes: People in this world are not often logical. People in this world are not often logical.
Clarence Darrow quotes: One cannot live through a long stretch of years without forming some philosophy of life. One cannot live through a long stretch of years without forming some philosophy of life.
Clarence Darrow quotes: Every thought of pity is like the balm of Gilead to our souls. Every thought of pity is like the balm of Gilead to our souls.
Clarence Darrow quotes: 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. 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.
Clarence Darrow quotes: To know all is to understand all, and this leaves no room for judgement and condemnation. To know all is to understand all, and this leaves no room for judgement and condemnation.
Clarence Darrow quotes: I have suffered from being misunderstood, but I would have suffered a hell of a lot more if I had been understood. I have suffered from being misunderstood, but I would have suffered a hell of a lot more if I had been understood.
Clarence Darrow quotes: There are two things that kill a genius: a fatal disease and contentment. There are two things that kill a genius: a fatal disease and contentment.
Clarence Darrow quotes: Lawyers are natural politicians. Lawyers are natural politicians.
Clarence Darrow quotes: The truth is that brains have little to do with either the making or accumulating of money. The truth is that brains have little to do with either the making or accumulating of money.
Clarence Darrow quotes: None meet life honestly and few heroically. None meet life honestly and few heroically.
Clarence Darrow quotes: I had grown tired of standing in the lean and lonely front line facing the greatest enemy that ever confronted man public opinion. I had grown tired of standing in the lean and lonely front line facing the greatest enemy that ever confronted man
public opinion.
Clarence Darrow quotes: I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure. I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure.
Clarence Darrow quotes: Can any rational person believe that the Bible is anything but a human document? Can any rational person believe that the Bible is anything but a human document?
Clarence Darrow quotes: Most lawyers only tell you about the cases they win. I can tell you about some I lose. A lawyer who wins all his cases does not have many. Most lawyers only tell you about the cases they win. I can tell you about some I lose. A lawyer who wins all his cases does not have many.
Clarence Darrow quotes: I never wanted to see anybody die, but there are a few obituary notices I have read with pleasure. I never wanted to see anybody die, but there are a few obituary notices I have read with pleasure.
Clarence Darrow quotes: Laws should be like clothes. They should be made to fit the people they serve. Laws should be like clothes. They should be made to fit the people they serve.
Clarence Darrow quotes: Liberty is the most jealous and exacting mistress that can beguile the soul and brain of man. Liberty is the most jealous and exacting mistress that can beguile the soul and brain of man.
Clarence Darrow quotes: If there is to be any permanent improvement in man and any better social order, it must come mainly from the education and humanizing of man. If there is to be any permanent improvement in man and any better social order, it must come mainly from the education and humanizing of man.
Clarence Darrow quotes: The law is a horrible business. The law is a horrible business.
Clarence Darrow quotes: Some of you say religion makes people happy. So does laughing gas. Some of you say religion makes people happy. So does laughing gas.
Clarence Darrow quotes: Justice must take account of infinite circumstances which a human being cannot understand. Justice must take account of infinite circumstances which a human being cannot understand.
Clarence Darrow quotes: Religious doctrines do not and clearly cannot be adopted as the criminal code of a state. Religious doctrines do not and clearly cannot be adopted as the criminal code of a state.
Clarence Darrow quotes: The trouble with law is lawyers. The trouble with law is lawyers.
Clarence Darrow quotes: In order to have enough freedom, it is necessary to have too much. In order to have enough freedom, it is necessary to have too much.
Clarence Darrow quotes: I am always suspicious of righteous indignation. Nothing is more cruel than righteous indignation. I am always suspicious of righteous indignation. Nothing is more cruel than righteous indignation.
Clarence Darrow quotes: I believe that religion is the belief in future life and in God. I don't believe in either. I don't believe in God as I don't believe in Mother Goose. I believe that religion is the belief in future life and in God. I don't believe in either. I don't believe in God as I don't believe in Mother Goose.
Clarence Darrow quotes: A criminal is someone without the capital to incorporate A criminal is someone without the capital to incorporate
Clarence Darrow quotes: To think is to differ. To think is to differ.
Clarence Darrow quotes: As long as the world shall last there will be wrongs, and if no man objected and if no man rebelled, those wrongs would last forever. As long as the world shall last there will be wrongs, and if no man objected and if no man rebelled, those wrongs would last forever.
Clarence Darrow quotes: With all their faults, trade-unions have done more for humanity than any other organization of men that ever existed. With all their faults, trade-unions have done more for humanity than any other organization of men that ever existed.
Clarence Darrow quotes: Great wealth often curses all who touch it. Great wealth often curses all who touch it.
Clarence Darrow quotes: Inside every lawyer is the wreck of a poet. Inside every lawyer is the wreck of a poet.
Clarence Darrow quotes: Chase after the truth like all hell and you'll free yourself, even though you never touch its coat tails. Chase after the truth like all hell and you'll free yourself, even though you never touch its coat tails.
Clarence Darrow quotes: Working people have alot of bad habits, but the worst of these is work. Working people have alot of bad habits, but the worst of these is work.