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Litigation is the pursuit of practical ends,
by Felix Frankfurter

Litigation is the pursuit of practical ends,
not a game of chess.
- Felix Frankfurter

To some lawyers, all facts are created equal.
- Felix Frankfurter

The real rulers in Washington are invisible,
and exercise power from behind the scenes.
- Felix Frankfurter

It is a wise man who said that there is no greater
inequality than the equal treatment of unequals.
- Felix Frankfurter

 

The history of liberty has largely been the history
of the observance of procedural safeguards.
- Felix Frankfurter

The ultimate touchstone of constitutionality is the
Constitution itself and not what we have said about it.
- Felix Frankfurter

There can be no security where there is fear.
- Felix Frankfurter

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It is anomalous to hold that in order to convict a
man the police cannot extract by force what is in his mind,
but can extract what is in his stomach.
- Felix Frankfurter

I don't like a man to be too efficient.
He's likely to be not human enough.
- Felix Frankfurter

Freedom of the press is not an end in itself but a
means to the end of achieving a free society.
- Felix Frankfurter

It simply is not true that war never settles anything.
- Felix Frankfurter

It is a fair summary of history to say that the safeguards
of liberty have been forged in controversies involving not very nice people.
- Felix Frankfurter

Answers are not obtained by putting the wrong question
and thereby begging the real one.
- Felix Frankfurter

The mark of a truly civilized man is confidence in
the strength and security derived from the inquiring mind.
- Felix Frankfurter

It must take account of what it decrees for today in
order that today may not paralyze tomorrow.
- Felix Frankfurter

Old age and sickness bring out the essential characteristics of a man.
- Felix Frankfurter

Judicial judgment must take deep account of the day
before yesterday in order that yesterday may not paralyze today.
- Felix Frankfurter

The mode by which the inevitable is reached is effort.
- Felix Frankfurter

We forget that the most successful statesmen have been professionals.
Lincoln was a professional politician.
- Felix Frankfurter

Gratitude is one of the least articulate of the emotions,
especially when it is deep.
- Felix Frankfurter

Wisdom too often never comes, and so one ought not
to reject it merely because it comes late.
- Felix Frankfurter

Anybody can decide a question if only a single principle is in controversy.
- Felix Frankfurter

I came into the world a Jew, and although I did not
live my life entirely as a Jew,
I think it is fitting that I should leave as a Jew.
I don't want to turn my back on a great and noble heritage.
- Felix Frankfurter

As a member of this court I am not justified in writing
my private notions of policy into the Constitution,
no matter how deeply I may cherish them or how mischievous
I may deem their disregard.
- Felix Frankfurter

All our work, our whole life is a matter of semantics,
because words are the tools with which we work,
the material out of which laws are made,
out of which the Constitution was written.
Everything depends on our understanding of them.
- Felix Frankfurter

Frivolous lawsuits are booming in this county.
The U.S.
has more costs of litigation per person than any other
industrialized nation in the world,
and it is crippling our economy.
- Jack Kingston

Never stir up litigation.
A worse man can scarcely be found than one who does this.
- Abraham Lincoln

So my attorneys brought litigation in the U.S.
federal courts.
The judge ruled in our favor.
- Jeremy Rifkin

Litigation takes the place of sex at middle age.
- Gore Vidal

In the strange heat all litigation brings to bear on things,
the very process of litigation fosters the most profound
misunderstandings in the world.
- Renata Adler

We don't we agree that litigation reform to lower the
cost of healthcare would be a good starting point?
- Newt Gingrich

No one bill will cure the problem of spam.
It will take a combined effort of legislation,
litigation, enforcement, customer education,
and technology solutions.
- David Baker

Litigation: A machine which you go into as a pig and
come out of as a sausage.
- Ambrose Bierce

While we believe there are fruitful opportunities to
update and improve old rules,
we do not want to set up a review process that could
create a litigation morass.
- Fred Thompson

It is odd how learned persons fail to see that new
terms and definitions are apt to mean new doubts and litigation.
- Frederick Pollock

Death is not the end.
There remains the litigation over the estate.
- Ambrose Bierce

We are stymied by regulations, limited choice and the threat of litigation.
Neither consultants nor industry itself provide research
which takes architecture forward.
- Arthur Erickson

Discourage litigation.
Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can.
As a peacemaker the lawyer has
superior opportunity of being a good man.
There will still be business enough.
- Abraham Lincoln

I think that practising the law, particularly litigation,
and particularly in Glasgow, has always been difficult
enough without adding to it by having problems with
professional colleagues or former colleagues.
- Len G. Murray

The antitrust litigation currently in the federal courts in the U.S.
against Monsanto will be the test case in the life sciences,
just as the Microsoft case was the test case in the information sciences.
- Jeremy Rifkin

Back in the mid-1980s, congressional hearings were
held after we brought this litigation,
and held up the first experiment.
At that time, I went in front of Congress,
along with the major agencies involved with this.
- Jeremy Rifkin

We have at least 125 communities in Arizona at risk from wildfire,
not because of review processes or litigation delays
but because of a lack of federal funding on the ground
to actually begin the projects.
- Janet Napolitano

In Connecticut, my understanding, although I haven't
seen the actual litigation,
is that they want to measure every other year and not
provide annual assessment as is required in the statute.
- Margaret Spellings

The pursuit of truth does not permit violence on one's opponent.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Only he is successful in his business who makes that pursuit
which affords him the highest pleasure sustain him.
- Henry David Thoreau

Man falls from the pursuit of the ideal
of plain living and high thinking
the moment he wants to multiply his daily wants.
Man's happiness really lies in contentment.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The pursuit of happiness is a most ridiculous phrase:
if you pursue happiness you'll never find it.
- C. P. Snow

The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity
in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives.
- Albert Einstein

Love is simply the name for the desire and the pursuit of the whole.
- Aristophanes

The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit
that still carries any reward.
- John Maynard Keynes

From the way most people live,
one would never guess that humans are beings of free will.
Repetition can be a choice, but often it isn't.
The athlete or pianist who practices the same routine
day after day, year after year, has their eye on a goal.
The unending repetition is a conscious choice
in the pursuit of a life dream.
But what about the sameness of most lives?
Observe the morning commute, the after-work drink,
the Sunday football game or religious service -
how many of those people are consciously following their dream,
training their mind, body, and spirit through that daily repetition?
And how many are mindlessly slogging through each day
out of habit and boredom?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I would remind you that extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice!
And let me remind you also that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.
- Barry Goldwater

If things don't come easy, there is no premium on effort.
There should be joy in the chase, zest in the pursuit.
- Branch Rickey

And the fifteenth century was an impassioned age,
so ardent and serious in its pursuit of art that it
consecrated everything with which art had to ad as a religious object.
- Walter Pater

Not considering this opening worthy of more attention,
I continued our pursuit to the Northwest,
being desirous to embrace the advantages of the prevailing breeze.
- George Vancouver

The People have a right to the Truth as they have a right to life,
liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
- Frank Norris

The charm of fishing is that it is the pursuit of what
is elusive but attainable,
a perpetual series of occasions for hope.
- John Buchan

The pursuit of happiness is in our Constitution.
We're all entitled to have the best we can.
- Loretta Swit

Canada is the only country founded on the relentless pursuit of the rodent.
- Preston Manning

I felt strongly that since the pursuit of good science
was so difficult it was essential that the problem
being studied was an important one to justify the effort expanded.
- Paul Nurse

Lies are essential to humanity.
They are perhaps as important as the pursuit of pleasure
and moreover are dictated by that pursuit.
- Marcel Proust

Scientific discovery and scientific knowledge have
been achieved only by those who have gone in pursuit
of it without any practical purpose whatsoever in view.
- Max Planck

We have a history of gender and racial bias on our
court that continues to undermine the system.
Excluding individuals based on race is antagonistic
to the pursuit of justice.
- Anita Hill

Religion is a temper, not a pursuit.
- Harriet Martineau

Manhattan is a narrow island off the coast of New Jersey
devoted to the pursuit of lunch.
- Raymond Sokolov

You must be passionate, you must dedicate yourself,
and you must be relentless in the pursuit of your goals.
If you do, you will be successful.
- Steve Garvey

I was bold in the pursuit of knowledge,
never fearing to follow truth and reason
to whatever results they led,
and bearding every authority which stood in their way.
- Thomas Jefferson

Wit is a weapon.
Jokes are a masculine way of inflicting superiority.
But humor is the pursuit of a gentle grin,
usually in solitude.
- Frank Muir

Not to engage in the pursuit of ideas is to live like
ants instead of like men.
- Mortimer Adler

One has to devote oneself to a particular pursuit.
To be successful at anything, you have to make a total commitment to it.
- Donald Johanson

Democracy is the common pursuit of mankind,
and all countries must earnestly protect the democratic rights of the people.
- Jinato Hu


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