Louis D. Brandeis Quotes

We shall have lost something vital and beyond price on the day when the state denies us the right to resort to force...

~ Louis D. Brandeis

America has believed that in differentiation, not in uniformity, lies the path of progress. It acted on this belief it has advanced human happiness, and it has prospered.

~ Louis D. Brandeis

In the frank expression of conflicting opinions lies the greatest promise of wisdom in governmental action.

~ Louis D. Brandeis

Organization can never be a substitute for initiative and for judgment.

~ Louis D. Brandeis

We can have democracy in this country, or we can have great wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can't have both.

~ Louis D. Brandeis

Our government is the potent, the omnipresent teacher. For good or ill, it teaches the whole people by its example.

~ Louis D. Brandeis

Behind every argument is someone's ignorance.

~ Louis D. Brandeis

Nearly all legislation involves a weighing of public needs as against private desires and likewise a weighing of relative social values.

~ Louis D. Brandeis

Experience should teach us to be most on our guard to protect liberty when the government's purposes are beneficial. The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well meaning but without understanding.

~ Louis D. Brandeis

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