Congress acknowledged that society's accumulated myths and fears about disability and disease are as handicapping as are the physical limitations that flow from actual impairment.
Consequences flow from a justice's interpretation in a direct and immediate way.
A judicial decision respecting the incompatibility of Jim Crow with a constitutional guarantee of equality is not simply a contemplative exercise in defining the shape of a just society. It is an order
The Framers of the Bill of Rights did not purport to create rights.
Rather, they designed the Bill of Rights to prohibit our Government from infringing rights and liberties presumed to be preexisting.
The momentum of his utterances must be greater than any which his personal reputation and character can command.