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Clarence Darrow Quotes

(1857-1938), American Lawyer

At twenty a man is full of fight and hope. He wants to reform the world. When he is seventy he still wants to reform the world, but he know he can't.

Category: Age And Aging

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

Category: Death And Dying

Just think of the tragedy of teaching children not to doubt.

Category: Doubt

You can only be free if I am free.

Category: Freedom

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.

Category: Freedom

He's the greatest man who ever came out of Plymouth, Vermont. [On Calvin Coolidge]

Category: Greatness

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

Category: History And Historians

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

Category: Ignorance

I do not pretend to know where many ignorant men are sure -- that is all that agnosticism means.

Category: Ignorance

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

Category: Justice

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

Category: Language

The trouble with law is lawyers.

Category: Law And Lawyers

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

Category: Parents And Parenting

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

Category: President

With all their faults, trade unions have done more for humanity than any other organization of men that ever existed. They have done more for decency, for honesty, for education, for the betterment of the race, for the developing of character in man, than any other association of men.

Category: Trade Unions