Prophecy, however honest, is generally a poor substitute for experience.
Freedom of expression is the matrix, the indispensable condition, of nearly every other form of freedom.
I take judge-made law as one of the existing realities of life.
Method is much, technique is much, but inspiration is even more.
Law never is, but is always about to be.
The prophet and the martyr do not see the hooting throng. Their eyes are fixed on the eternities.
Justice is not to be taken by storm. She is to be wooed by slow advances.
The risk to be percieved defines the duty to be obeyed.
Membership in the bar is a privilege burdened with conditions.
We seek to find peace of mind in the word, the formula, the ritual. The hope is illusion.