Clarence Darrow

United States lawyer famous for his defense of lost causes (1857-1938)

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Chase after truth like hell and you'll free yourself, even though you never touch its coat-tails.
There is no such thing as justice--in or out of court.
Physical deformity, calls forth our charity. But the infinite misfortune of moral deformity calls forth nothing but hatred and vengeance.
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.
At twenty a man is full of fight and hope. He wants to reform the world. When he is seventy he still wants to reform the world, but he know he can't.
Calvin Coolidge was the greatest man who ever came out of Plymouth Corner, Vermont.
Chase after the truth like all hell and you'll free yourself, even though you never touch its coat tails.
Even if you do learn to speak correct English, whom are you going to speak it to
Even if you do learn to speak correct English, whom are you going to speak it to?
He's the greatest man who ever came out of Plymouth, Vermont. -- On Calvin Coolidge
I am a friend of the working man, and I would rather be his friend, than be one.
I am an agnostic; I do not pretend to know what many ignorant men are sure of.
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 do not pretend to know where many ignorant men are sure-that is all that agnosticism means.
I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with a lot of pleasure.
Just think of the tragedy of teaching children not to doubt.
Liberty is the most jealous and exacting mistress that can beguile the soul and brain of man.
None meet life honestly and few heroically.
The first half of our life is ruined by our parents and the second half by our children.
The first half of our lives is ruined by our parents and the last half by our children.
The first half of our lives is ruined by our parents, and the second half by our children.
The first half of our lives is ruined by our parents, and the second half by our children. If you lose the power to laugh, you lose the power to think.
The law is a horrible business.
The man who fights for his fellow-man is a better man than the one who fights for himself.
The pursuit of truth shall set you free - even if you never catch up with it.
The pursuit of truth will set you free; even if you never catch up with it.
To think is to differ.
True patriotism hates injustice in its own land more than anywhere else.
We know life is futile. A man who considers that his life is of very wonderful importance is awfully close to a padded cell.
When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President. Now I'm beginning to believe it.
With all their faults, trade-unions have done more for humanity than any other organization of men that ever existed.
You can only be free if I am free.
You can only protect your liberties in this world by protecting the other man's freedom. You can only be free if I am free.
You can protect your liberties in this world only by protecting the other man's freedom. You can be free only if I am free.

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