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Stephen Breyer Quotes and Sayings

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Every citizen has to figure out what kind of government he or she wants.
- Stephen Breyer

Judges are appointed often through the political process.
- Stephen Breyer

But once the person is selected, at that point that person is independent.
- Stephen Breyer

Nobody wants a judge to be subject to the political whim of the moment.
- Stephen Breyer

 

We are selected, but I grew up in California and in
San Francisco and there was a system of electing judges.
- Stephen Breyer

It's important to every American that the law protect
his or her basic liberty.
- Stephen Breyer

There are loads of countries that have nice written constitutions like ours.
But there aren't loads of countries where they're followed.
- Stephen Breyer

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It doesn't help to fight crime to put people in prison who are innocent.
- Stephen Breyer

Independence means you decide according to the law and the facts.
- Stephen Breyer

And in that confirmation process, I sat for 17 hours
in front of a senate judiciary committee.
- Stephen Breyer

At least there's a political input, but when you put on the robe,
at that point the politics is over.
- Stephen Breyer

Ultimately, the question of campaign contributions
will be decided by the public.
- Stephen Breyer

We can speak about the institution, but ultimately
the bar is the group that both is in touch with the
public on the one hand and understands the judicial
institution on the other.
- Stephen Breyer

To threaten the institution is to threaten fair administration
of justice and protection of liberty.
- Stephen Breyer

Independence doesn't mean you decide the way you want.
- Stephen Breyer

You will read in the newspaper more often about federal courts,
but the law that affects people, the trials that affect
human beings are by and large in the state courts.
- Stephen Breyer

I think it shows that if you have one group of people doing it,
you'll get another group of people doing it.
- Stephen Breyer

People have to be educated and they have to stick to it.
If people lose that respect, an awful lot is lost.
- Stephen Breyer

And the problem is once you get into this campaign
business and begin to have a lot of money,
then the person on the bench begins to think -
what's going to happen if I decide the case this way or that way?
- Stephen Breyer

I mean those people who are interested in good government
will certainly contribute in order to make certain
there's some counter-balance to those whose interests
in good government is less.
- Stephen Breyer

I thought that that was an effort to inject a popular element,
a democratic element into the selection of a person who,
once he is selected and confirmed, is beyond electoral control.
- Stephen Breyer

You can have many different selection systems,
but the bottom line has to be a system that,
once the judge takes office that judge will feel that
he or she is to decide the case without reference to
the popular thing or the popular will of the moment.
- Stephen Breyer

Well, just that there would be somebody in the office and the voters -
it was more or less an understanding in the entire community,
as long as that person was doing a good job on the merits,
nobody was going to run against him.
- Stephen Breyer

If a man walks in the woods for love of them half of each day,
he is in danger of being regarded as a loafer.
But if he spends his days as a speculator,
shearing off those woods and making the earth bald before her time,
he is deemed an industrious and enterprising citizen.
- Henry David Thoreau

Citizen Kane is perhaps the one American talking picture
that seems as fresh now as the day it opened.
It may seem even fresher.
- Pauline Kael

I am not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
- Diogenes

I have no country to fight for; my country is the earth,
and I am a citizen of the world.
- Eugene V. Debs

The most important political office is that of the private citizen.
- Louis D. Brandeis

There is much more to being a patriot and a citizen
than reciting the pledge or raising a flag.
- Jesse Ventura

A citizen of America will cross the ocean to fight for democracy,
but won't cross the street to vote in a national election.
- Bill Vaughan

Voting is the most precious right of every citizen,
and we have a moral obligation to ensure the integrity of our voting process.
- Hillary Clinton

Unless we include a job as part of every citizen's
right to autonomy and personal fulfillment,
women will continue to be vulnerable to someone else's idea of what need is.
- Gloria Steinem

Today, the Iraqi citizen sees that America is coming
and wants to occupy his country and kill him,
and he is willing to experience for himself what happened in Palestine.
- Bashar al-Assad

Every citizen who stops smoking, or loses a few pounds,
or starts managing his chronic disease with real diligence,
is caulking a crack for the benefit of us all.
- Mitch Daniels

I'm tired of being treated like a second-class citizen.
- Rosa Parks

I am not the President.
Instead, I hold an even higher office,
that of citizen of the United States.
- Martin Sheen

The authority of any governing institution must stop at its citizen's skin.
- Gloria Steinem

The president felt that it was important to send an
ordinary citizen to experience the excitement of space
travel as a representative for all Americans.
- Christa McAuliffe

I am privileged to be a citizen of the single greatest
society in all of human history.
- Marco Rubio

The citizen's job is to be rude - to pierce the comfort
of professional intercourse by boorish expressions of doubt.
- John Ralston Saul

I'm a very bad citizen.
I've never even voted.
- Jerry Hall

I think I've been a great citizen.
- O. J. Simpson

Tonight - by taking this solemn oath -
I am no longer a private citizen but the Mayor of the City of Chicago.
- Jane Byrne

The humblest citizen of all the land,
when clad in the armor of a righteous cause,
is stronger than all the hosts of error.
- William Jennings Bryan

The United States, for a French citizen,
is a friend, an ally, to whom we owe,
along with most Europeans, our freedom.
- Jean-Pierre Raffarin

Henceforth, we shall be happy to be a free citizen
in an independent country.
- Bao Dai

The function of a citizen and a soldier are inseparable.
- Benito Mussolini

The citizen who criticizes his country is paying it an implied tribute.
- J. William Fulbright

I would prefer to be a citizen of an independent country
rather than Emperor of an enslaved one.
- Bao Dai

The Fuhrer is always right.
Every last citizen must say this.
- Robert Ley

You would have a huge statelessness problem if you
don't consider a child born abroad a U.S.
citizen.
- Ruth Bader Ginsburg

One good teacher in a lifetime may sometimes change
a delinquent into a solid citizen.
- Philip Wylie

When we assumed the Soldier, we did not lay aside the Citizen.
- George Washington

Our growing, robust economy is able to provide the
average American citizen access to the best social program there is -
a steady job.
- J. D. Hayworth

Latinos are here to stay.
As citizen Raquel, I'm proud to be Latina.
- Raquel Welch

I will be a model prisoner, as I have been a model citizen.
- Edwin Edwards

The same historical development that turned the citizen
into a client transformed the worker from a producer into a consumer.
- Christopher Lasch

The city has to do what any citizen or family does,
when you have a dream.
You tighten your belt.
You sacrifice some luxuries.
Above all, you don't waste a dime.
- Laura Miller

Every citizen is king under a citizen king.
- Charles Simon Favart

But I don't want anybody to say have the right to say
well if you bloody Brits don't like it go home.
And they have the right to say that if you haven't become a citizen.
- Lynn Redgrave

I felt early on I wasn't going to be a respectable citizen.
- Cormac McCarthy

Citizen participation is a device whereby public officials
induce nonpublic individuals to act in a way the officials desire.
- Daniel P. Moynihan

I think it is the responsibility of a citizen of any
country to say what he thinks.
- Harold Pinter

The citizen parties, by an absolute majority,
elected a National Socialist Government.
- Fritz Sauckel

I don't want to run for governor, but I don't think
anyone should put public service out of the question
because that's not what a good citizen does.
- Warren Beatty

I am a citizen of the world.
- Demosthenes

There is not a single injustice in Northern Ireland
that is worth the loss of a single British soldier
or a single Irish citizen either.
- James Callaghan

It is not the function of the government to keep the
citizen from falling into error;
it is the function of the citizen to keep the government from falling into error.
- Robert Jackson

The first requisite of a good citizen in this republic
of ours is that he shall be able and willing to pull his own weight.
- Theodore Roosevelt

Every citizen should be a soldier.
This was the case with the Greeks and Romans,
and must be that of every free state.
- Thomas Jefferson

Every citizen in every country in the world now grows up in two nations.
Their own and Hollywood.
- Nick Mancuso


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