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The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart. Robert G. Ingersoll, lawyer
  • Bravery

In nature there are neither rewards nor punishments; there are consequences. Robert Green Ingersoll, lawyer
  • consequences

The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers. Ralph Nader, lawyer
  • followers

If you have learned how to disagree without being disagreeable, then you have discovered the secrete of getting along - whether it be business, family relations, or life itself. Bernard Meltzer, lawyer
  • being

A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked. Bernard Meltzer, lawyer
  • Friends

When you forgive, you in no way change the past - but you sure do change the future. Bernard Meltzer, lawyer
  • forgiveness

I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure. Clarence Darrow, lawyer
  • Murder

A book is the only immortality. Rufus Choate, lawyer
  • Reading

Every man is dishonest who lives upon the labor of others, no matter if he occupies a throne. Robert G. Ingersoll, lawyer
  • Labor

Blessed are those who give without remembering. And blessed are those who take without forgetting. Bernard Meltzer, lawyer
  • Charity

The first half of our life is ruined by our parents and the second half by our children. Clarence Darrow, lawyer
  • Parenting

History repeats itself. That's one of the things wrong with history. Clarence Darrow, lawyer
  • History

It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense. Robert Green Ingersoll, lawyer
  • education

Even if you do learn to speak correct English, whom are you going to speak it to? Clarence Darrow, lawyer
  • Language

We may give without loving, but we cannot love without giving Bernard Meltzer, lawyer
  • Charity

You can only protect your liberties in this world by protecting the other man's freedom. Clarence Darrow, lawyer
  • freedom

If you are sure you understand everything that is going on, you are hopelessly confused. Walter F. Mondale, lawyer
  • Understanding

Success is getting and achieving what you want. Happiness is wanting and being content with what you get. Bernard Meltzer, lawyer
  • Happiness

No person who denies the existence of a supreme being shall hold any office under this Constitution. Michael Newdow, lawyer
  • being

I do not pretend to know where many ignorant men are sure -- that is all that agnosticism means. Clarence Darrow, lawyer
  • Ignorance

Hope is the only bee that makes honey without flowers. Robert Green Ingersoll, lawyer
  • nature

When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President. Now I'm beginning to believe it. Clarence Darrow, lawyer
  • Presidency

In a world of inhumanity, war and terrorism, American citizenship is a very precious possession. Phyllis Schlafly, lawyer
  • american

I am an agnostic; I do not pretend to know what many ignorant men are sure of. Clarence Darrow, lawyer
  • Ignorance

Anger is a wind which blows out the lamp of the mind. Robert G. Ingersoll, lawyer
  • Anger

Before you speak ask yourself if what you are going to say is true, is kind, is necessary, is helpful. If the answer is no, maybe what you are about to say should be left unsaid. Bernard Meltzer, lawyer
  • Speeches

We have done almost everything in pairs since Noah, except govern. And the world has suffered for it. Bella Abzug, lawyer
  • Men

You can only be free if I am free. Clarence Darrow, lawyer
  • Freedom

If I owe Smith ten dollars and God forgives me, that doesn't pay Smith. Robert G. Ingersoll, lawyer
  • Forgiveness

Some people will believe anything if you whisper it to them. Louis Nizer, lawyer
  • Belief

In the night of death, hope sees a star, and listening love can hear the rustle of a wing. Robert Green Ingersoll, lawyer
  • death

Chase after the truth like all hell and you'll free yourself, even though you never touch its coattails. Clarence Darrow, lawyer
  • Truth

Just think of the tragedy of teaching children not to doubt. Clarence Darrow, lawyer
  • Doubt

I never wanted to see anybody die, but there are a few obituary notices I have read with pleasure. Clarence Darrow, lawyer
  • Death

It is a blessed thing that in every age some one has had the individuality enough and courage enough to stand by his own convictions. Robert Green Ingersoll, lawyer
  • age

When the will defies fear, when duty throws the gauntlet down to fate, when honor scorns to compromise with death - that is heroism. Robert Green Ingersoll, lawyer
  • compromise

To think is to differ. Clarence Darrow, lawyer
  • differ

When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President; I'm beginning to believe it. Clarence Darrow, lawyer
  • politics

The pursuit of truth will set you free; even if you never catch up with it. Clarence Darrow, lawyer
  • Truth

Kindness is the sunshine in which virtue grows. Robert G. Ingersoll, lawyer
  • Kindness

He stands erect by bending over the fallen. He rises by lifting others. Robert G. Ingersoll, lawyer
  • Help

Happiness is not a reward -- it is a consequence. Suffering is not a punishment -- it is a result. Robert G. Ingersoll, lawyer
  • Happiness

In nature there are neither rewards nor punishments; there are only consequences. Robert G. Ingersoll, lawyer
  • Consequences

I don't believe in God because I don't believe in Mother Goose Clarence Darrow, lawyer
  • Atheism

A war for a great principle ennobles a nation. Albert Pike, lawyer
  • politics

Few rich men own their property; their property owns them. Robert Green Ingersoll, lawyer
  • owns

In the presence of eternity, the mountains are as transient as the clouds. Robert Green Ingersoll, lawyer
  • clouds

I am a friend of the working man, and I would rather be his friend, than be one. Clarence Darrow, lawyer
  • Work

It is an old habit with theologians to beat the living with the bones of the dead. Robert G. Ingersoll, lawyer
  • Sin

Anglo-Saxon civilization has taught the individual to protect his own rights; American civilization will teach him to respect the rights of others. William Jennings Bryan, lawyer
  • Rights

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