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

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.

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

Opinion has a significance proportioned to the sources that sustain it.

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

The difference is no less real because it is of degree.

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

We seek to find peace of mind in the word, the formula, the ritual. The hope is illusion.