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Robert Jackson's Profile

Brief about Robert Jackson: By info that we know Robert Jackson was born at 1970-01-01. And also Robert Jackson is American Statesman.

Some Robert Jackson's quotes. Goto "Robert Jackson's quotation" section for more.

We are not final because we are infallible, but we are infallible only because we are final.

Tags: Final, Infallible

It is not the function of the government to keep the citizen from falling into error; it is the function of the citizen to keep the government from falling into error.

Tags: Falling, Government, Keep

Men are more often bribed by their loyalties and ambitions than by money.

Tags: Men, Money, Often

Freedom to differ is not limited to things that do not matter mush. That would be a mere shadow of freedom. The test of its substance is the right to differ as to things that touch the heart of the existing order.

Tags: Freedom, Heart, Matter

Those who begin coercive elimination of dissent soon find themselves exterminating dissenters. Compulsory unification of opinion achieves only the unanimity of the graveyard.

Tags: Opinion, Soon, Themselves

It is in the country's best interest that Tony Blair rather than Michael Howard should form the next government.

Tags: Best, Country, Government

Microbes are doing things we didn't even know they could do 10 years ago.

Tags: Country, Free, Religion

The petitioner's problem is to avoid Scylla without being drawn into Charybdis.

Tags: Avoid, Drawn, Problem

The places that are most likely to grow trees for carbon sequestration are places where trees aren't growing now.

Tags: Grow, Growing, Places

We can afford no liberties with liberty itself.

Tags: Afford, Liberties, Liberty

When the Supreme Court moved to Washington in 1800, it was provided with no books, which probably accounts for the high quality of early opinions.

Tags: Books, High, Opinions

If there is any fixed star in our constitutional constellation, it is that no official, high or petty, can prescribe what shall be orthodox in politics, nationalism, religion, or other matters of opinion, or force citizens to confess by word or act.

Tags: Opinion, Politics, Religion

To believe that patriotism will not flourish if patriotic ceremonies are voluntary... is to make an unflattering estimate of the appeal of our institutions to free minds.

Tags: Free, Minds, Patriotism

When I'm not working, I like to play golf.

Tags: Golf, Working

I grew up watching those blaxploitation movies. Ron O'Neal, Richard Roundtree, Jim Brown, Pam Grier. For the first time, I saw 'The Negro' get one over on 'The Man.'

Tags: Movies, Time, Watching

I kind of realize that I have a tendency to choose the kind of films I watched when I was a kid and would go home and pretend with my friends that we were in those movies after we saw them.

Tags: Friends, Home, Movies

I look at myself as an audience member. I still love movies, and I still go and sit in the back of the big dark room with everybody else, and I want the same thrill.

Tags: Dark, Love, Movies

I tend to play characters that I can infuse with certain kinds of humour. Even the baddest guy can be funny in his own particular way. I want the audience to engage with the character on some deeper level so that they leave the cinema still thinking about him.

Tags: Character, Funny, Thinking

I walk the streets, take the train, it's real simple. Some actors create their own mythology: 'Oh, I'm so famous I can't go places, because I created this mythology that I'm so famous I can't go places.'

Tags: Famous, Real, Simple

My dad was an absentee dad, so it was always important to me that I was part of my daughter's life, and she deserved two parents, which is part of the rationale behind us staying married for 30 years.

Tags: Dad, Life, Parents