Louis D. Brandeis
Most of the things worth doing in the world had been declared impossible before they were done.
We can have democracy in this country, or we can have great wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can't have both.
Let no American imagine that Zionism is inconsistent with patriotism. Multiple loyalties are objectionable only if they are inconsistent.
If you would only recognize that life is hard, things would be so much easier for you.
What are the American ideals? They are the development of the individual for his own and the common good; the development of the individual through liberty; and the attainment of the common good through democracy and social justice.
There are no shortcuts in evolution.
Our government teaches the whole people by its example. If the government becomes the lawbreaker, it breeds contempt for law; it invites every man to become a law unto himself; it invites anarchy.
The most important political office is that of the private citizen.
If we desire respect for the law, we must first make the law respectable.