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


  2. The first half of our life is ruined by our parents and the second half by our children.


  3. Even if you do learn to speak correct English, whom are you going to speak it to?


  4. History repeats itself. That's one of the things wrong with history.


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


  6. I do not pretend to know where many ignorant men are sure -- that is all that agnosticism means.


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


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

    • ignorance

  9. You can only be free if I am free.

    • freedom

  10. Just think of the tragedy of teaching children not to doubt.


  11. Chase after the truth like all hell and you'll free yourself, even though you never touch its coattails.


  12. I never wanted to see anybody die, but there are a few obituary notices I have read with pleasure.


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


  14. To think is to differ.


  15. I don't believe in God because I don't believe in Mother Goose


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

    • truth

  17. I am a friend of the working man, and I would rather be his friend, than be one.


  18. I do not pretend to know where many ignorant men are sure - that is all that agnosticism means.


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


  20. No other offense has ever been visited with such severe penalties as seeking to help the oppressed.


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


  22. There is no such thing as justice--in or out of court.


  23. Physical deformity, calls forth our charity. But the infinite misfortune of moral deformity calls forth nothing but hatred and vengeance.


  24. As long as the world shall last there will be wrongs, and if no man objected and no man rebelled, those wrongs would last forever.


  25. I have suffered from being misunderstood, but I would have suffered a hell of a lot more if I had been understood.


  26. The trouble with law is lawyers.


  27. The first half of our lives are ruined by our parents and the second half by our children.


  28. I don't like spinach, and I'm glad I don't, because if I liked it I'd eat it, and I just hate it.


  29. At twenty a man is full of fight and hope. He wants to reform the world. When he is seventy he still wants to reform the world, but he know he can't.


  30. If a man is happy in America, it is considered he is doing something wrong.


  31. There is no such thing as justice - in or out of court.


  32. You can protect your liberties in this world only by protecting the other man's freedom. You can be free only if I am free.

    • freedom

  33. Common experience shows how much rarer is moral courage than physical bravery. A thousand men will march to the mouth of the cannon where one man will dare espouse an unpopular cause.


  34. The first half of our lives is ruined by our parents, the second half by our children.

    • children

  35. The best that we can do is to be kindly and helpful toward our friends and fellow passengers who are clinging to the same speck of dirt while we are drifting side by side to our common doom.


  36. 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.


  37. He's the greatest man who ever came out of Plymouth, Vermont. On Calvin Coolidge


  38. With all their faults, trade unions have done more for humanity than any other organization of men that ever existed. They have done more for decency, for honesty, for education, for the betterment of the race, for the developing of character in man, than any other association of men.


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


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



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About Clarence Darrow

Name Clarence Darrow
About Clarence Seward Darrow was an American lawyer and leading member of the American Civil Liberties Union, best known for defending teenage thrill killer
Quotes 40 quotes
Nationality American
Profession Lawyer
Birthday October 16
Top topics truth, freedom, stupidity, ignorance, such

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