"Many people consider the things government does for them to be social progress but they regard the things government does for others as socialism."
"A wise and frugal Government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another, which shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government, and this is necessary to close the circlue of our felicities."Earl Warren on Thomas Jefferson
"The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter."Earl Warren on Winston Churchill
"I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country."Earl Warren on Thomas Jefferson
"Government is not reason it is not eloquent it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master."Earl Warren on George Washington
"Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil in its worst state, an intolerable one."Earl Warren on Thomas Paine
"To separate children from others of similar age and qualifications solely because of their race generates a feeling of inferiority as to their status in the community that may affect their hearts and minds in a way unlikely ever to be undone."
"All provisions of federal, state or local law requiring or permitting discrimination in public education must yield."
"In these days, it is doubtful that any child may reasonably be expected to succeed in life if he is denied the opportunity of an education."
"We conclude that in the field of public education the doctrine of 'separate but equal' has no place."
"The most tragic paradox of our time is to be found in the failure of nation-states to recognize the imperatives of internationalism."