"I have always served the public to the best of my ability. Why? Because, like every other man, it is to my interest to do so."
~~~~~ Cornelius Vanderbilt
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
"No nation ever yet found any inconvenience from too close an inspection into the conduct of its officers, but many have been brought to ruin and reduced to slavery by suffering gradual impositions and abuses."
~~~~~ Edward Livingston
Monday, May 25, 2015
Sunday, May 24, 2015
"I own that it is a good deal of a mystery to me how judges, of all persons in the world, should put their faith in dicta. A brief experience on the bench was enough to reveal to me all sorts of cracks and crevices and loopholes in my own opinions when picked up a few months after delivery and reread with due contrition."
~~~~~ Justice Benjamin N. Cardozo