Nicaragua is fast becoming a terrorist country club.

— Edwin Meese

The most unconventional Edwin Meese quotes that are little-known but priceless

Ascribing racial animus to people who are trying to safeguard democratic integrity is a crude yet effective political tactic that obscures the truth. But there's something even worse than name-calling: legal interference from Washington with valid laws.


You couldn't even prove the White House staff sane beyond a reasonable doubt.


Constitutional interpretation is not the business of the Court only, but also properly the business of all branches of government.


The idea that the police cannot ask questions of the person that knows most about the crime is an infamous decision.


As a former U.S. attorney general under President Reagan, and a former Ohio secretary of state, we would like to say something that might strike some as obvious: Those who oppose photo voter-ID laws and other election-integrity reforms are intent on making it easier to commit vote fraud.


The implication that everyone would have to accept its judgments uncritically, that it was a decision from which there could be no appeal, was astonishing.


You don't have many suspects who are innocent of a crime.

That's contradictory. If a person is innocent of a crime, then he is not a suspect.


[Nuclear war]... may not be desirable.


A Supreme Court decision does not establish a "supreme law of the land" that is binding on all persons and parts of government, henceforth and forevermore.


An expert is somebody who is more than 50 miles from home, has no responsibility for implementing the advice he gives, and shows slides.


I was attorney general; my name is Meese. I say, go to college. Don't carry a piece.


Attorney General Eric Holder, who announced his resignation on Thursday, leaves a dismal legacy at the Justice Department, but one of his legal innovations was especially pernicious: the demonizing of state attempts to ensure honest elections.


About Edwin Meese

Quotes 13 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Public Servant
Birthday October 16