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Benjamin Cardozo Quotes

Freedom of expression is the matrix, the indispensable condition, of nearly every other form of freedom.

I take judge-made law as one of the existing realities of life.

Justice is not to be taken by storm. She is to be wooed by slow advances.

Law never is, but is always about to be.

Membership in the bar is a privilege burdened with conditions.

Method is much, technique is much, but inspiration is even more.

Prophecy, however honest, is generally a poor substitute for experience.

The prophet and the martyr do not see the hooting throng. Their eyes are fixed on the eternities.

The risk to be percieved defines the duty to be obeyed.