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Clarence Darrow quotes (41)

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.
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Calvin Coolidge was the greatest man who ever came out of Plymouth Corner, Vermont.
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Chase after the truth like all hell and you'll free yourself, even though you never touch its coat tails.
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Depressions may bring people closer to the church but so do funerals.
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Even if you do learn to speak correct English, whom are you going to speak it to?
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History repeats itself, and that's one of the things that's wrong with history.
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I am a friend of the working man, and I would rather be his friend, than be one.
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I am an agnostic; I do not pretend to know what many ignorant men are sure of.
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I do not believe in God because I do not believe in Mother Goose.
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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.
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I do not pretend to know where many ignorant men are sure - that is all that agnosticism means.
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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.
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I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure.
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I have suffered from being misunderstood, but I would have suffered a hell of a lot more if I had been understood.
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I never wanted to see anybody die, but there are a few obituary notices I have read with pleasure.
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If a man is happy in America, it is considered he is doing something wrong.
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If you lose the power to laugh, you lose the power to think.
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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.
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Just think of the tragedy of teaching children not to doubt.
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Justice has nothing to do with what goes on in a courtroom; Justice is what comes out of a courtroom.
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Laws should be like clothes. They should be made to fit the people they serve.
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Lost causes are the only ones worth fighting for.
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No other offense has ever been visited with such severe penalties as seeking to help the oppressed.
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None meet life honestly and few heroically.
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Some of you say religion makes people happy. So does laughing gas.
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Someday I hope to write a book where the royalties will pay for the copies I give away.
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The best that we can do is to be kindly and helpful toward our friends and fellow passengers who are clinging to the same speck of dirt while we are drifting side by side to our common doom.
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The first half of our lives are ruined by our parents and the second half by our children.
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The law does not pretend to punish everything that is dishonest. That would seriously interfere with business.
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The only real lawyers are trial lawyers, and trial lawyers try cases to juries.
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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.
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The pursuit of truth will set you free; even if you never catch up with it.
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The trouble with law is lawyers.
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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.
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There is no such thing as justice - in or out of court.
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To think is to differ.
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True patriotism hates injustice in its own land more than anywhere else.
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When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President; I'm beginning to believe it.
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Working people have alot of bad habits, but the worst of these is work.
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You can only be free if I am free.
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You can only protect your liberties in this world by protecting the other man's freedom.
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