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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.
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.

The layman's constitutional view is that what he likes is constitutional and that which he doesn't like is unconstitutional.
Laws are made to protect the trusting as well as the suspicious.
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.
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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