Privacy is the right to be alone--the most comprehensive of rights, and the right most valued by civilized man.
Privacy is the right to be alone–the most comprehensive of rights, and the right most valued by civilized man.
Experience teaches us to be most on our guard to protect liberty when the government's purposes are beneficent.
The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in insidious encroachment by men of zeal -- well-meaning but without understanding.
Behind every argument is someone's ignorance.
The logic of words should yield to the logic of realities.
“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.”
Men long for an afterlife in which there apparently is nothing to do but delight in heaven's wonders.
Neutrality is at times a graver sin than belligerence.
Organization can never be a substitute for initiative and for judgment.
There are no shortcuts in evolution.
Publicity is justly commended as a remedy for social and industrial diseases. Sunlight is said to be the best of disinfectants; electric light the most efficient policeman.
To declare that the end justifies the means, to declare that the government may commit crimes, would bring terrible retribution.
Fear of serious injury alone cannot justify oppression of free speech and assembly. Men feared witches and burnt women. It is the function of speech to free men from the bondage of irrational fears.
Men long for an afterlife in which there apparently is nothing to do but delight in heaven\'s wonders.