Clarence Darrow Quotes

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Born: 1857-04-18, Kinsman Township, Trumbull County, Ohio
Birth Country: USA
Died: Chicago, Illinois, 1938-03-13
Occupation: Lawyer

1.
Chase after the truth like all hell and you'll free yourself, even though you never touch its coat tails.
- Clarence Darrow

2.
History repeats itself, and that's one of the things that's wrong with history.
- Clarence Darrow

3.
I am an agnostic I do not pretend to know what many ignorant men are sure of.
- Clarence Darrow

4.
I do not consider it an insult, but rather a compliment to be called an agnostic. I do not pretend to know where many ignorant men are sure - that is all that agnosticism means.
- Clarence Darrow

5.
I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure.
- Clarence Darrow

6.
If you lose the power to laugh, you lose the power to think.
- Clarence Darrow

7.
Some of you say religion makes people happy. So does laughing gas.
- Clarence Darrow

8.
Someday I hope to write a book where the royalties will pay for the copies I give away.
- Clarence Darrow

9.
The law does not pretend to punish everything that is dishonest. That would seriously interfere with business.
- Clarence Darrow

10.
The origin of the absurd idea of immortal life is easy to discover it is kept alive by hope and fear, by childish faith, and by cowardice.
- Clarence Darrow

11.
The pursuit of truth will set you free even if you never catch up with it.
- Clarence Darrow

12.
The trouble with law is lawyers.
- Clarence Darrow

13.
True patriotism hates injustice in its own land more than anywhere else.
- Clarence Darrow

14.
When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President I'm beginning to believe it.
- Clarence Darrow

15.
You can only protect your liberties in this world by protecting the other man's freedom.
- Clarence Darrow

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