Charles Evans Hughes

1862 - 1948

A Quote by Charles Evans Hughes

When we lose the right to be different, we lose the right to be free.

Charles Evans Hughes (1862 - 1948)

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A Quote by Charles Evans Hughes on efficiency, government, and home

The first lesson in civics is that efficient government should begin at home.

Charles Evans Hughes (1862 - 1948)

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A Quote by Charles Evans Hughes on aim, assumptions, duty, independence, life, opportunity, preparation, progress, reputation, satisfaction, and service

Every young man should aim at independence and should prepare himself for a vocation; above all, he should so manage his life that the steps of his progress are taken without improper aids; that he calls no one master, that he does not win or deserve the reputation of being a tool of others, and that if called to public service he may assume its duties with the satisfaction of knowing that he is free to rise to the height of his opportunity.

Charles Evans Hughes (1862 - 1948)

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A Quote by Charles Evans Hughes on company and good

A man has to live with himself, and he should see to it that he always has good company.

Charles Evans Hughes (1862 - 1948)

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A Quote by Charles Evans Hughes on america, authority, brevity, exercise, glory, government, loyalty, people, and power

We [the Government] are here not as masters but as servants, we are not here to glory in power, but to attest our loyalty to the commands and restrictions laid down by our sovereign, the people of the United States, in whose name and by whose will we exercise our brief authority.

Charles Evans Hughes (1862 - 1948)

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A Quote by Charles Evans Hughes on privilege

When we lose the right to be different, we lose the privilege to be free.

Charles Evans Hughes (1862 - 1948)

Source: Opinion, June 17, 1925

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