True patriotism hates injustice in its own land more than anywhere else.
I am an agnostic; I do not pretend to know what many ignorant men are sure of.
Laws should be like clothes. They should be made to fit the people they serve.
History repeats itself, and that's one of the things that's wrong with history.
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.
Chase after the truth like all hell and you'll free yourself, even though you never touch its coat tails.
When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President; I'm beginning to believe it.
Justice has nothing to do with what goes on in a courtroom; Justice is what comes out of a courtroom.
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.
I am a friend of the working man, and I would rather be his friend, than be one.
You can only protect your liberties in this world by protecting the other man's freedom.
The trouble with law is lawyers.
The pursuit of truth will set you free; even if you never catch up with it.
I do not consider it an insult, but rather a compliment to be called an agnostic. I do not pretend to know where many ignorant men are sure - that is all that agnosticism means.
I have suffered from being misunderstood, but I would have suffered a hell of a lot more if I had been understood.
I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure.
The law does not pretend to punish everything that is dishonest. That would seriously interfere with business.
No other offense has ever been visited with such severe penalties as seeking to help the oppressed.
You can only be free if I am free.
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.