Authors:  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

William J. Brennan, Jr.'s Quotes

William J. Brennan, Jr. profile photo

Born: 1906-04-25
Profession: Judge
Nation: American
Biography of William J. Brennan, Jr.

See the gallery for quotes by William J. Brennan, Jr.. You can to use those 8 images of quotes as a desktop wallpapers.
William J. Brennan, Jr.'s quote #1
William J. Brennan, Jr.'s quote #2
William J. Brennan, Jr.'s quote #3
William J. Brennan, Jr.'s quote #4
William J. Brennan, Jr.'s quote #5

Congress acknowledged that society's accumulated myths and fears about disability and disease are as handicapping as are the physical limitations that flow from actual impairment.

Tags: Congress, Physical, Society

The Framers of the Bill of Rights did not purport to 'create' rights. Rather, they designed the Bill of Rights to prohibit our Government from infringing rights and liberties presumed to be preexisting.

Tags: Government, Rather, Rights

There are no menial jobs, only menial attitudes.

Tags: Attitude, Attitudes, Jobs

Sex and obscenity are not synonymous. Obscene material is material which deals with sex in a manner appealing to prurient interest.

Tags: Interest, Material, Sex

Use of a mentally ill person's involuntary confession is antithetical to the notion of fundamental fairness embodied in the due process clause.

Tags: Fairness, Ill, Process

Appellant constituted a legitimate class of one, and this provides a basis for Congress's decision to proceed with dispatch with respect to his materials.

Tags: Congress, Decision, Respect

Sex, a great and mysterious motive force in human life, has indisputably been a subject of absorbing interest to mankind through the ages.

Tags: Great, Life, Sex

No longer is the female destined solely for the home and the rearing of the family and only the male for the marketplace and the world of ideas.

Tags: Family, Home, Ideas

We current justices read the Constitution in the only way that we can: as 20th-century Americans.

Tags: Current, Justices, Read

We look to the history of the time of framing and to the intervening history of interpretation. But the ultimate question must be, what do the words of the text mean in our time.

Tags: History, Mean, Time

More of quotes gallery for William J. Brennan, Jr.'s quotes

William J. Brennan, Jr.'s quote #5
William J. Brennan, Jr.'s quote #5
William J. Brennan, Jr.'s quote #5