Quotes by Earl Warren

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Earl Warren (March 19, 1891 July 9, 1974) was a California district attorney, the 30th Governor of California, and the 14th Chief Justice of the United States (from 1953 to 1969). As Chief Justice, his term of office was marked by numerous rulings affecting, among other things, the legal status of racial segregation, civil rights, separation of church and state and police arrest procedure in the United States. more

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The sports page records people's accomplishments, the front page usually records nothing, but man's failures.

I always turn to the sports page first, which records people's accomplishments. The front page has nothing, but man's failures.
Liberty, not communism, is the most contagious force in the world.
Many people consider the things government does for them to be social progress, but they consider the things government does for others as socialism.
The fantastic advances in the field of electronic communication constitute a greater danger to the privacy of the individual.
Everything I did in my life that was worthwhile I caught hell for it.
Legislators represent people, not trees or acres. Legislators are elected by voters, not farms or cities or economic interests.
[Many agricultural counties] are far more important in the life of the State than their population bears to the entire population of the State. It is for this reason that I have never been in favor of restricting their representation in our State Senate to a strictly population basis. It is the same reason that the founding fathers of our country gave balanced representation to the States of the Union, equal representation in one House and proportionate representation based upon population in the other.

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