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Clarence Darrow
April 18, 1857 - March 13, 1938
Nationality: American
Category: Lawyer
Subcategory: American Lawyer

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


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


You can only be free if I am free.


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


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


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


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


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


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


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.


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.


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


Justice has nothing to do with what goes on in a courtroom; Justice is what comes out of a courtroom.


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


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


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


To think is to differ.


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


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


Depressions may bring people closer to the church but so do funerals.


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