Charles Evans Hughes - Quotes

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When we lose the right to be different, we lose the privilege to be free.

When we lose the right to be different, we lose the privilege to be free.

We are under a Constitution, but the Constitution is what the judges say it is, and the judiciary is the safeguard of our property and our liberty and our property under the Constitution. ---->>>

I believe in work, hard work, and long hours of work. Men do not breakdown from overwork, but from worry and dissipation. ---->>>

A man has to live with himself, and he should see to it that he always has good company. ---->>>

The power to wage war is the power to wage war successfully.

The power to wage war is the power to wage war successfully.

Dissents are appeals to the brooding spirit of the law, to the intelligence of another day. ---->>>

War should be made a crime, and those who instigate it should be punished as criminals. ---->>>

Men do not die from overwork. They die from dissipation and worry. ---->>>

Publicity is a great purifier because it sets in action the forces of public opinion, and in this country public opinion controls the courses of the nation. ---->>>

The United States is the greatest law factory the world has ever known. ---->>>

While democracy must have its organization and controls, its vital breath is individual liberty. ---->>>

In a number of cases dissenting opinions have in time become the law. ---->>>

The first lesson in civics is that efficient government begins at home. ---->>>

When we deal with questions relating to principles of law and their applications, we do not suddenly rise into a stratosphere of icy certainty. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: April 11, 1862
Birthplace:
Die: 08-27, 1948
Occupation: Judge
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Charles Evans Hughes, Sr. (April 11, 1862 – August 27, 1948) was an American statesman, lawyer, and Republican politician from New York. He served as the 36th Governor of New York (1907–1910), Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (1910–1916), United States Secretary of State (1921–1925), a judge on the Court of International Justice (1928–1930), and the 11th Chief Justice of the United States (1930–1941) (wikipedia)