Quotations by Benjamin Cardozo
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Born: Tuesday, May 24, 1870
Died: Saturday, July 9, 1938 (68 years old)
Freedom of expression is the matrix, the indispensable condition, of nearly every other form of freedom.
(Keywords: Expression, Freedom)
I take judge-made law as one of the existing realities of life.
(Keywords: Life, Law)
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.
Method is much, technique is much, but inspiration is even more.
Prophecy, however honest, is generally a poor substitute for experience.
(Keywords: Experience, Poor, Prophecy)
The prophet and the martyr do not see the hooting throng. Their eyes are fixed on the eternities.
(Keywords: Eyes, Martyr)
The risk to be percieved defines the duty to be obeyed.
(Keywords: Duty, Risk)