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Clarence S. Darrow

1857-1938. American lawyer and leading member of the American Civil Liberties Union.

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I never wanted to see anybody die, but there are a few obituary notices I have read with pleasure.

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You can protect your liberties in this world only by protecting the other man's freedom. You can be free only if I am free.

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Chase after the truth like all hell and you'll free yourself, even though you never touch its coat tails.

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I am an agnostic; I do not pretend to know what many ignorant men are sure of.

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When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President. Now I'm beginning to believe it.

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The first half of our life is ruined by our parents and the second half by our children.

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The trouble with law is lawyers.

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Even if you do learn to speak correct English, whom are you going to speak it to?

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There is no such thing as justice, in or out of court.

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History repeats itself. That's one of the things wrong with history.

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