Robert Bork Quotes

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Born: March 1, 1927, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Birth Country: USA
Died: Arlington, Virginia, USA, December 19, 2012
Occupation: Politician

1.
A society deadened by a smothering network of laws while finding release in moral chaos is not likely to be either happy or stable.
- Robert Bork

2.
Modernity, the child of the Enlightenment, failed when it became apparent that the good society cannot be achieved by unaided reason.
- Robert Bork

3.
The major obstacle to a religious renewal is the intellectual classes, who are highly influential and tend to view religion as primitive superstition. They believe that science has left atheism as the only respectable intellectual stance.
- Robert Bork

4.
The notion that Congress can change the meaning given a constitutional provision by the Court is subversive of the function of judicial review and it is not the less so because the Court promises to allow it only when the Constitution is moved to the left.
- Robert Bork

5.
The purpose that brought the fourteenth amendment into being was equality before the law, and equality, not separation, was written into the law.
- Robert Bork

6.
Those who made and endorsed our Constitution knew man's nature, and it is to their ideas, rather than to the temptations of utopia, that we must ask that our judges adhere.
- Robert Bork

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