"Congress acknowledged that society's accumulated myths and fears about disability and disease are as handicapping as are the physical limitations that flow from actual impairment."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."William J. Brennan, Jr. on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."William J. Brennan, Jr. on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."William J. Brennan, Jr. on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."William J. Brennan, Jr. on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."William J. Brennan, Jr. on Mahatma Gandhi
"There are no menial jobs, only menial attitudes."
"The Framers of the Bill of Rights did not purport to 'create' rights. Rather, they designed the Bill of Rights to prohibit our Government from infringing rights and liberties presumed to be preexisting."
"Appellant constituted a legitimate class of one, and this provides a basis for Congress's decision to proceed with dispatch with respect to his materials."