Learned Hand

1872 - 1961

A Quote by Learned Hand on dissent, heresy, and risk

In the end it is worse to suppress dissent than to run the risk of heresy.

Learned Hand (1872 - 1961)

Source: 1958, Lecture at Harvard

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A Quote by Learned Hand on action, life, and time

Life is made up of constant calls to action, and we seldom have time for more than hastily contrived answers.

Learned Hand (1872 - 1961)

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A Quote by Learned Hand on liberty and spirit

The spirit of liberty is the spirit which is not too sure that it is right.

Learned Hand (1872 - 1961)

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A Quote by Learned Hand on constitution, laws, liberty, freedom, and courts

Liberty lies in the hearts of men and women; when it dies there, no constitution, no law, no court can save it...  While it lies there, it needs no constitution, no law, no court to save it.

Learned Hand (1872 - 1961)

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