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Hugo L. Black
(1886-1971) born on
Feb 27
US supreme court justice. He was best known for his absolutist belief in the Bill of Rights as a guarantee of civil liberties; served on the Supreme Court for 34 years.
         
   
F
It is the paradox of life that the way to miss pleasure is to seek it first. The very first condition of lasting happiness is that a life should be full of purpose, aiming at something outside self.

R
The layman's constitutional view is that what he likes is constitutional and that which he doesn't like is unconstitutional.
A
Laws are made to protect the trusting as well as the suspicious.
N
Our Constitution was not written in the sands to be washed away by each wave of new judges blown in by each successive political wind.
K
When I was 40, my doctor advised me that a man in his 40s shouldn't play tennis. I heeded his advice carefully and could hardly wait until I reached 50 to start again.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
R: In NY "Times," 26 Feb 1971.
A: The Federal Trade Commission vs. Standard Education Society, 1937.
N: Dissenting opinion in 6-2 ruling that upheld federal law making possession of heroin sufficient evidence of illegal importation of drugs, 20 Jan 1970.
K: Think," Feb 1963.
   


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