I believe that justice is instinct and innate, the moral sense is as much a part of our constitution as the threat of feeling, seeing and hearing.

Thomas Jefferson

As a member of this court I am not justified in writing my private notions of policy into the Constitution, no matter how deeply I may cherish them or how mischievous I may deem their disregard.

Felix Frankfurter

The Constitution is not neutral. It was designed to take the government off the backs of people.

William Orville Douglas

There is nothing new in the realization that the Constitution sometimes insulates the criminality of a few in order to protect the privacy of us all.

Antonin Scalia

We are under a Constitution, but the Constitution is what the judges say it is, and the judiciary is the safeguard of our property and our liberty and our property under the Constitution.

Charles Evans Hughes

The ultimate touchstone of constitutionality is the Constitution itself and not what we have said about it.

Felix Frankfurter

If the 1st Amendment means anything, it means that a state has no business telling a man, sitting alone in his own house, what books he may read or what films he may watch.

Thurgood Marshall

Statutes authorizing unreasonable searches were the core concern of the framers of the 4th Amendment.

Sandra Day O'conner

And lastly, let us provide in our Constitution for its revision at stated periods.

Thomas Babington Macaulay

There is nothing capricious in nature and the implanting of a desire indicates that its gratification is in the constitution of the creature that feel it.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The basic guarantees of our Constitution are warrants for the here and now, and unless there is an overwhelmingly compelling reason, they are to be promptly fulfilled.

Arthur J. Goldberg

We hold that the Constitution does not forbid the states minor intrusions into an individual's body under stringently limited conditions.

William J. Brennan, Jr.

The Constitution is not a panacea for every blot upon the public welfare, nor should this Court, ordained as a judicial body, be thought of as a general haven for reform movements.

Dr. John Marshall

It is the duty of all those who value the Constitution to state that no one, not even a president, is above the law.

Arsalan Iftikhar

We must never forget that it is a constitution we are expounding.

Dr. John Marshall

It's been about ethnicity and political payback, not the constitution.

Maina Kiai

We cannot allow the U.S. Constitution and our rights to become a victim of terrorism.

Michael Grecco

There is no implication that we have to celebrate the Constitution, and we are not asked to adopt any point of view.

Rebecca Brown

The constitution should not just be ink on paper, ... Until such time, we will adhere to it.

Massoud Barzani

This decision is a manifestation of our commitment to the Constitution and social justice.

Linda Hunter

This could be a landmark decision regarding the integrity of our constitution.

Harriet Sandmeier

We have built no national temples but the Capitol; we consult no common oracle but the Constitution.

Rufus Choate

Don't mess with the Constitution, don't mess with the Bill of Rights and don't mess with Christianity.

Jim Goodnow

It's not something to confuse, but something to try and clarify to people that this is something that should be done, not in the constitution but in the revised code.

Bill Harris

Each house has to pass the whole law and the same law. This is a case where the Constitution is very clear.

Alan Morrison

His record of continued hostility to the law, his continued war on the Constitution.

Lewis Powell

The prosecutor says he should be executed on the basis of the constitution.

Ansarullah Mawlavizada

The European constitution is dead for the Netherlands.

Bernard Bot

He knows that the constitution will not pass the Legislative Yuan.

Su Chi

Yes, there is a topic (the Constitution), but what we have to think about is whether we think it is appropriate for the government to select a topic.

Rebecca Brown

It doesn't say anywhere in the Constitution this idea of the separation of church and state.

Sean Hannity

It was judicial tyranny. If the constitution is changed, it can only be changed by a vote of the people.

Kris Mineau

We dispute that. We don't think that's the correct reading of our constitution.

Susan Kniep

If the Constitution says that the little guy should win, the little guy's going to win in court before me, ... But if the Constitution says that the big guy should win, well, then the big guy's going to win.

John Roberts

As Americans, we have a responsibility to say enough is enough. We will not sit quietly by as they tear apart our constitution. ... We will make noise.

Burt Cohen

There will be no changes in the articles or the details of the constitution.

Humam Hamoudi

Our constitution protects aliens, drunks and U.S. Senators.

Will Rogers

The Constitution does not allow for that kind of discrimination -- citizens choose their state; states do not choose their citizens -- and that's what this case all about.

Lois Perrin

When it is not necessary to amend the Constitution, it is necessary not to amend the Constitution.

Charles Rice

A law is a law and the constitution says he can't run.

Jean Claude

Is confirmation that the Constitution is alive and well and kicking.

Jose Padilla

Honest conviction is my courage; the Constitution is my guide.

Andrew Johnson

Americans are more concerned about the sacred deadlines rather than the contents of the constitution.

Saleh Al mutlaq

But we will be forced to war if the Legislative Yuan or a referendum approves a new constitution.

Xu Shiquan

That's the key: get the constitution in place. Get rule of law in place, capital will come, electricity will follow.

Steve King

I have been advised that my expulsion was unlawful and against the federal constitution.

Anwar Ibrahim

I certainly have no apologies for my actions or my conduct. I did my job. I followed my oath. I followed the Constitution.

James Rogan

I don't see any significant difference with the new constitution.

Nasser Hussain

A constitution that is a deal between the Shiites and Kurds is not a deal.

Noah Feldman

This constitution was written by the occupation and will never change anything in the country.

Abdul Karim

The new constitution represents a serious assault on citizens' basic rights and freedoms.

Paul Themba Nyathi

The only way out of the current crisis is to amend the Constitution.

Abhisit Vejjajiva

The nature of our constitution is that everyone is supposed to be able to do their own thing in their own area of jurisdiction.

Stephen Harper

The constitution should be written in time. It is in our benefit to have one word to agree on.

Ibrahim Jafari

...There is no such thing as ... separation of state and church ... in the Constitution. It's a lie of the left.

Pat Robertson

Putting it in the state constitution doesn't save it.

Larry Spalding

I share the concerns of many Iraqis about the lack of consensus on the constitution.

Amr Moussa

The Constitution is colorblind, and neither knows nor tolerates classes among citizens.

Dr. John Marshall

This is America. The Constitution is in English.

Steven Berman

We cannot continue talking about a way forward when we know the way forward is to change the constitution.

Lovemore Madhuku

The government has not been paying much attention to the constitution.

Brian Concannon

The NHL players have requirements in their constitution that say they simply cannot make it up as they go along.

Marvin Miller

But the American people are already deciding that their Constitution does not permit dismembering children.

Frank Pavone

Not only wouldn't I have signed the Constitution in 1870, I would not have signed it today.

Ronald King

They say the elections would not happen, and they did. They say the constitution will not be written, but it will.

Ibrahim Jafari

A greater Albania, not the constitution not the human rights.

Orthodox Church

If the provisions of the constitution be not upheld when they pinch as well as when they comfort, they may as well be abandoned.

George Sutherland

We don't believe a federal regulation should supersede a state constitution.

Joe Dalton

Europe needs the constitution.

Josep Borrell

I don't think the constitution will make or break Iraq. What will make or break Iraq is the coalition of this national will.

Fouad Ajami

The constitution does not provide for first and second class citizens.

Wendell L. Willkie

If you read the constitution, it does not say 'after obtaining the approval' of the parliament but 'after listening to the considerations'.

Hamid Awaluddin

More students have a better knowledge of pop culture than of the Constitution.

Charles Bowen

Not in accordance with the constitution and ... therefore unlawful.

Kamisese Mara

Conversations About The Constitution.

Bernard Bailyn

The constitution places fairly weak checks on the majority.

Jonathan Brown

I cannot say that any group will be entirely excited with this constitution.

Barham Salih

The formation of the Commission was against the spirit and essence of the 1990 Constitution of Nepal.

Shambhu Thapa

Most faults are not in our Constitution, but in ourselves.

Ramsey Clark

We don't have any agreement with our brothers in the party to vote 'yes' for the constitution.

Salih Mutlaq

The Supreme Court has ignored our Constitution.

Zell Miller

The interpretations go against the principle enshrined in the Constitution that all citizens are equal before the law.

Zhang Li