Clarence Darrow

1857 - 1938

A Quote by Clarence Seward Darrow on business and laws

The law is a horrible business.

Clarence Darrow (1857 - 1938)

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A Quote by Clarence Seward Darrow on jealousy, liberty, and soul

Liberty is the most jealous and exacting mistress that can beguile the soul and brain of man.

Clarence Darrow (1857 - 1938)

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A Quote by Clarence Seward Darrow on beginning, belief, and presidency

When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President; I beginning to believe it.

Clarence Darrow (1857 - 1938)

Source: Albert W. Daw Collection

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A Quote by Clarence Seward Darrow on truth

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The pursuit of truth shall set you free - even if you never catch up with it.

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A Quote by Clarence Seward Darrow on belief, injustice, past, present, and world

The objector and the rebel who raises his voice against what he believes to be the injustice of the present and the wrongs of the past is the one who hunches the world along.

Clarence Darrow (1857 - 1938)

Source: Speech, March 14, 1902

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A Quote by Clarence Seward Darrow on children, life, and parenthood

Oh Life: The first half is ruined by your parents, and the second half is ruined by your kids.

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A Quote by Clarence Seward Darrow on hope, reform, and world

At twenty a man is full of fight and hope. He wants to reform the world. When he is seventy he still wants to reform the world, but he know he can't.

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A Quote by Clarence Seward Darrow on agnosticism and men

I am an agnostic; I do not pretend to know what many ignorant men are sure of.

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A Quote by Clarence Seward Darrow on hell and truth

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

Clarence Darrow (1857 - 1938)

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A Quote by Clarence Seward Darrow on children, life, and parenthood

The first half of our lives are ruined by our parents and the second half by our children.

Clarence Darrow (1857 - 1938)

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