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Clarence Darrow – 15 Quotes

 

15 Quotes by Clarence Darrow

 

The law does not pretend to punish everything that is dishonest. That would seriously interfere with business.

– Clarence Darrow


I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure.

– Clarence Darrow


The origin of the absurd idea of immortal life is easy to discover it is kept alive by hope and fear, by childish faith, and by cowardice.

– Clarence Darrow


You can only protect your liberties in this world by protecting the other man’s freedom.

– Clarence Darrow


History repeats itself, and that’s one of the things that’s wrong with history.

– Clarence Darrow


Someday I hope to write a book where the royalties will pay for the copies I give away.

– Clarence Darrow


The trouble with law is lawyers.

– Clarence Darrow


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

– Clarence Darrow


I do not consider it an insult, but rather a compliment to be called an agnostic. I do not pretend to know where many ignorant men are sure – that is all that agnosticism means.

– Clarence Darrow


True patriotism hates injustice in its own land more than anywhere else.

– Clarence Darrow


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

– Clarence Darrow


If you lose the power to laugh, you lose the power to think.

– Clarence Darrow


Some of you say religion makes people happy. So does laughing gas.

– Clarence Darrow


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

– Clarence Darrow


The pursuit of truth will set you free even if you never catch up with it.

– Clarence Darrow


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