"Upon the Constitution, upon the pre-existing legal rights of the People, as understood in this country and in England, I have argued that this House is bound to revive the Petition under debate."
"I busted a mirror and got seven years bad luck, but my lawyer thinks he can get me five."Caleb Cushing on Steven Wright
"Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery."Caleb Cushing on Calvin Coolidge
"A successful lawsuit is the one worn by a policeman."Caleb Cushing on Robert Frost
"Make crime pay. Become a lawyer."Caleb Cushing on Will Rogers
"Justice in the life and conduct of the State is possible only as first it resides in the hearts and souls of the citizens."Caleb Cushing on Plato
"Men of Virginia, countrymen of Washington, of Patrick Henry, of Jefferson, and of Madison, will ye be true to your constitutional faith?"
"Here, again, as I conceive, gentlemen forget that this government is a republican one, resting exclusively in the intelligence and virtue of the People."