David Souter Quotes

Top 16 wise famous quotes and sayings by David Souter

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David Souter quotes: I find the workload of what I do sufficiently great that when the term of court starts, I undergo a sort of annual intellectual lobotomy. I find the workload of what I do sufficiently great that when the term of court starts, I undergo a sort of annual intellectual lobotomy.
David Souter quotes: Americans need to develop a "habit of mind" that includes reading books. Americans need to develop a "habit of mind" that includes reading books.
David Souter quotes: The day you see a camera come into our courtroom, it's going to roll over my dead body. The day you see a camera come into our courtroom, it's going to roll over my dead body.
David Souter quotes: There is a danger to judicial independence when people have no understanding of how the judiciary fits into the constitutional scheme. There is a danger to judicial independence when people have no understanding of how the judiciary fits into the constitutional scheme.
David Souter quotes: History provides an antidote to cynicism about the past. History provides an antidote to cynicism about the past.
David Souter quotes: We want order and security, and we want liberty. And we want not only liberty but equality as well. We want order and security, and we want liberty. And we want not only liberty but equality as well.
David Souter quotes: The Brady Act was passed in response to what Congress described as an 'epidemic of gun violence.' The Brady Act was passed in response to what Congress described as an 'epidemic of gun violence.'
David Souter quotes: Meaning comes from the capacity to see what is not in some simple, objective sense there on the printed page. Meaning comes from the capacity to see what is not in some simple, objective sense there on the printed page.
David Souter quotes: In a perfect world, I would never give another speech, address, talk, lecture or whatever as long as I live. In a perfect world, I would never give another speech, address, talk, lecture or whatever as long as I live.
David Souter quotes: It is much easier to modify an opinion if one has not already persuasively declared it. It is much easier to modify an opinion if one has not already persuasively declared it.
David Souter quotes: Murder has foreseeable consequences. When it happens, it is always to distinct individuals, and after it happens, other victims are left behind. Murder has foreseeable consequences. When it happens, it is always to distinct individuals, and after it happens, other victims are left behind.
David Souter quotes: Congress has the power to legislate with regard to activity that, in the aggregate, has a substantial effect on interstate commerce. Congress has the power to legislate with regard to activity that, in the aggregate, has a substantial effect on interstate commerce.