Quotations by Benjamin Cardozo

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Born: Tuesday, May 24, 1870
Died: Saturday, July 9, 1938 (68 years old)
Profession: Judge
Nationality: American


Freedom of expression is the matrix, the indispensable condition, of nearly every other form of freedom.
- Benjamin Cardozo
(Keywords: Expression, Freedom)

I take judge-made law as one of the existing realities of life.
- Benjamin Cardozo
(Keywords: Life, Law)

Justice is not to be taken by storm. She is to be wooed by slow advances.
- Benjamin Cardozo
(Keywords: Justice)

Law never is, but is always about to be.
- Benjamin Cardozo
(Keywords: Law)

Membership in the bar is a privilege burdened with conditions.
- Benjamin Cardozo
(Keywords: Privilege)

Method is much, technique is much, but inspiration is even more.
- Benjamin Cardozo
(Keywords: Inspiration)

Prophecy, however honest, is generally a poor substitute for experience.
- Benjamin Cardozo
(Keywords: Experience, Poor, Prophecy)

The prophet and the martyr do not see the hooting throng. Their eyes are fixed on the eternities.
- Benjamin Cardozo
(Keywords: Eyes, Martyr)

The risk to be percieved defines the duty to be obeyed.
- Benjamin Cardozo
(Keywords: Duty, Risk)







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