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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:15:00 -0700

1809: Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., poet, essayist and father of Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. 1898: Preston Sturges, screenwiter, film director and playwright. 1915: Ingrid Bergman, Oscar winning actress famous whose films include ...
Chicago Tribune
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:33:43 -0700

The 20th-century Chief Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. spoke for most of us: "It is revolting to have no better reason for a rule of law than that so it was laid down in the time of Henry IV. It is still more revolting if the grounds upon which it ...
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 06:37:59 -0700

Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. said, “A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” I must say that after my experience in Russia, I wholeheartedly agree. Despite the media's portrayal of Russia as a war zone, we ...

New Jersey Jewish News

New Jersey Jewish News
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:56:15 -0700

There is a difference between justice and law, as pointed out in a quote attributed to Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.: “This is a court of law, young man, not a court of justice.” Justice is subjective. What is just depends on your ...

Dallas Morning News

Dallas Morning News
Sun, 17 Aug 2014 04:03:18 -0700

While I am a proponent of former Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.'s philosophy that taxes are the price we pay for a civilized society, it is that society [that] should have more direct control over tax (fees) increases. Currently, 61 ...
Breitbart News (blog)
Mon, 11 Aug 2014 19:19:35 -0700

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. As all of you have likely heard me say since my arrival, human beings are moved by stories. Stories stir the soul, ignite the imagination and engage our hearts and minds in ways no other medium can. Our mission here in ...
New York Post
Tue, 12 Aug 2014 00:28:34 -0700

The great Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. noted that, as the Supreme Court had previously held, “if in fact a trial is dominated by a mob so that there is an actual interference with the course of justice, there is a departure from due process of law.”.
The Seattle Times
Mon, 11 Aug 2014 14:03:19 -0700

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. once said that “the longing for certainty ... is in every human mind. But certainty is generally illusion.” Justice Antonin Scalia would assuredly disagree. Certainty is, and always has been, his ...

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