"People have to be educated and they have to stick to it. If people lose that respect, an awful lot is lost."
"An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law."Stephen Breyer on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Stephen Breyer on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Stephen Breyer on Albert Einstein
"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery."Stephen Breyer on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Stephen Breyer on Abraham Lincoln