Antonin Scalia Quotes

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Born: March 11, 1936, Trenton, New Jersey, USA
Birth Country: USA
Occupation: Judge

1.
If we're picking people to draw out of their own conscience and experience a 'new' Constitution, we should not look principally for good lawyers. We should look to people who agree with us. When we are in that mode, you realize we have rendered the Constitution useless.
- Antonin Scalia

2.
If you think aficionados of a living Constitution want to bring you flexibility, think again. You think the death penalty is a good idea? Persuade your fellow citizens to adopt it. You want a right to abortion? Persuade your fellow citizens and enact it. That's flexibility.
- Antonin Scalia

3.
In a big family the first child is kind of like the first pancake. If it's not perfect, that's okay, there are a lot more coming along.
- Antonin Scalia

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