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Francis Biddle Quotes and Sayings
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The Constitution has not greatly bothered any wartime President.
- Francis Biddle

I'm for catching every Japanese in America,
Alaska, and Hawai'i now and putting them in concentration camps.
- Francis Biddle

We the people are the rightful masters
of both Congress and the courts,
not to overthrow the Constitution
but to overthrow the men who pervert the Constitution.
- Abraham Lincoln

Don't interfere with anything in the Constitution.
That must be maintained, for it is
the only safeguard of our liberties.
- Abraham Lincoln

 

Every man is a consumer, and ought to be a producer.
He is by constitution expensive, and needs to be rich.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

No constitution is or can be perfectly symmetrical,
what it can and must be is generally accepted as both fair and usable.
- Ferdinand Mount

All the rights secured to the citizens under the Constitution are worth nothing,
and a mere bubble, except guaranteed to them by an
independent and virtuous Judiciary.
- Andrew Jackson

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The repeal of racist language in the Constitution of
Alabama was and still is a necessary step in the state's ability to progress.
- Artur Davis

The right to procreate is not guaranteed,
explicitly or implicitly, by the Constitution.
- Robert Bork

In the span of three years, the Iraqi people participated in three elections,
drafted a constitution, and elected a new government.
While more work remains, this is remarkable progress.
- Tim Murphy

But I deny that the Constitution recognizes property in man.
- William H. Seward

The Constitution says that government isn't supposed
to be infusing religion into our society,
and so I asked to have that upheld.
- Michael Newdow

We have to think outside the box, inside the Constitution,
find ways to do things that will elevate our security,
reduce the risk of the incidence of terrorist attack.
- John Ashcroft

Like the British Constitution, she owes her success
in practice to her inconsistencies in principle.
- Thomas Hardy

I am not a federal employee.
I am a constitutional officer.
My job is the Constitution of the United States,
I am not a government employee.
I am in the Constitution.
- Tom DeLay

The fact that the church is convinced of not having
the right to confer priestly ordination on women is
now considered by some as irreconcilable with the European Constitution.
- Pope Benedict XVI

It lies in the hearts of men and women;
when it dies there,
no constitution, no law, no court can save it.
While it lies there, it needs no constitution,
no law, no court to save it.
- Learned Hand

Obviously, I'll keep fighting to uphold the Constitution.
- Michael Newdow

The Constitution guarantees us our rights to life,
liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
That's all.
It doesn't guarantee our rights to charity.
- Jesse Ventura

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

Those who made and endorsed our Constitution knew man's nature,
and it is to their ideas, rather than to the temptations of utopia,
that we must ask that our judges adhere.
- Robert Bork

Our society cannot progress while our constitution stands still.
- Charles Edison

Our Constitution recognises no other power than that of persuasion,
for enforcing religious observances.
- Richard Mentor Johnson

I always made my food congenial to my constitution,
and my health was always excellent.
- Giacomo Casanova

The Constitution of the United States was made not
merely for the generation that then existed,
but for posterity- unlimited, undefined,
endless, perpetual posterity.
- Henry Clay

There is a higher law than the Constitution.
- William Seward

My answer to the racial problem in America is to not deal with it at all.
The founding fathers dealt with it when they made the Constitution.
- James Meredith

After the end of the Second World War it was a categorical
imperative for us to declare that we renounced war
forever in a central article of the new Constitution.
- Kenzaburo Oe

It is becoming more widely acknowledged that it is
better to have a good constitution than not having a perfect one.
- Romano Prodi

Our nation is being led astray by ungodly judges,
mayors and governors, who are given to change,
defying the Constitution and substituting their own wicked agendas.
- David Wilkerson

None of us takes amending the Constitution lightly.
The plain fact is this amendment has been exhaustively
studied and it really is time to act.
- Sam Brownback

If one race be inferior to the other socially,
the Constitution of the United States cannot put them upon the same plane.
- Henry Billings Brown

The critical point is that the Constitution places
the right of silence beyond the reach of government.
- William O. Douglas

First of all, there's no mention of political parties in the Constitution,
so you begin American history with not only no political
conventions but also no parties.
- Michael Beschloss

The right of an individual to conduct intimate relationships
in the intimacy of his or her own home seems to me
to be the heart of the Constitution's protection of privacy.
- Harry A. Blackmun

To live under the American Constitution is the greatest
political privilege that was ever accorded to the human race.
- Calvin Coolidge

I didn't say 'former president,' I said 'president,'
and I have the constitutional rights according to the constitution,
including immunity from prosecution.
- Saddam Hussein

The Iraqis have once again failed to meet a deadline
for a final draft of the constitution.
- Matt Lauer

Liberty lies in the hearts of men and women;
when it dies there,
no constitution, no law, no court can save it.
- Learned Hand

I think the motive is to establish in federal law the
personhood from conception forward and try and alter
the Constitution through statute.
- Zoe Lofgren

I believe I am strengthening the Constitution with my case.
- Michael Newdow

The Framers of the Constitution knew that free speech
is the friend of change and revolution.
But they also knew that it is always the deadliest enemy of tyranny.
- Hugo Black

The constitution is the ultimate custodian of social
will and its making should be accorded all due diligence.
- Mwai Kibaki

The pursuit of happiness is in our Constitution.
We're all entitled to have the best we can.
- Loretta Swit

A constitution that is made for all nations is made for none.
- Joseph de Maistre

If the United States is hit with a weapon of mass destruction
that inflicts large casualties,
the Constitution will likely be discarded in favor
of a military form of government.
- Tommy Franks

Your Constitution is all sail and no anchor.
- Thomas B. Macaulay

No power on earth is greater than a mind and soul reawakened.
Our Constitution begins 'we the people',
not 'us the government'.
- Cal Thomas

But there is a higher law than the Constitution,
which regulates our authority over the domain,
and devotes it to the same noble purposes.
- William H. Seward

I maintain that the House is bound by the Constitution
to receive the petitions;
after which,
it will take such method of deciding upon them as reason
and principle shall dictate.
- Caleb Cushing

Courage that grows from constitution often forsakes
a man when he has occasion for it;
courage which arises from a sense of duty acts;
in a uniform manner.
- Joseph Addison

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

The fifth amendment of the U.S.
Constitution guarantees that no private property shall
be taken for a public use without the payment of just compensation.
- Elton Gallegly

The United States government can indict you on something,
and now you've got to prove your innocence.
And that's not the Constitution of the United States.
- Leonard Peltier

My role isn't to be politically smart.
My role is to do what's right under the constitution.
And if that's politically unpopular,
so be it.
- Rose E. Bird

In the name of the constitution of Texas,
which has been trampled upon, I refuse to take this oath.
I love Texas too well to bring civil strife and bloodshed upon her.
- Sam Houston

Power's not what the Constitution was about.
- Roy Moore

To me, to be a conservative means to conserve the good
parts of America and to conserve our Constitution.
- Ron Paul

A Constitution should be short and obscure.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

It must always be remembered that what the Constitution
forbids is not all searches and seizures,
but unreasonable searches and seizures.
- Potter Stewart

Our constitution is color-blind, and neither knows
nor tolerates classes among citizens.
- John Marshall Harlan

When cerebral processes enter into sports,
you start screwing up.
It's like the Constitution, which says separate church and state.
You have to separate mind and body.
- Bill Lee

Our constitution works.
Our great republic is a government of laws,
not of men.
- Gerald R. Ford

That the king can do no wrong is a necessary and fundamental
principle of the English constitution.
- William Blackstone

Even though we now have the half-century-old new Constitution,
there is a popular sentiment of support for the old
one that lives on in reality in some quarters.
- Kenzaburo Oe

The Constitution is the guide which I never will abandon.
- George Washington

The Constitution is never tested during times of tranquility;
it is during times of tension,
turmoil, tragedy, trauma, and terrorism that it is sorely tested.
- Mike Honda

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

It's one of the nice things about this nation that
when the Constitution is violated,
if it affects you, you can bring a suit.
- Michael Newdow

Oh, if I had been loved at the age of seventeen,
what an idiot I would be today.
Happiness is like smallpox: if you catch it too soon,
it can completely ruin your constitution.
- Gustave Flaubert

Working Americans who believe in our country and who
believe in our Constitution are saying,
'Enough is enough!'
- John Boehner


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