Charles Evans Hughes Quotes.
War should be made a crime, and those who instigate it should be punished as criminals.
Dissents are appeals to the brooding spirit of the law, to the intelligence of another day.
The power to wage war is the power to wage war successfully.
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.
Publicity is a great purifier because it sets in action the forces of public opinion, and in this country public opinion controls the courses of the nation
The liberty of the press is not confined to newspapers and periodicals. It necessarily embraces pamphlets and leaflets.
Each man begins with his own world to conquer, and his education is the measure of his conquest.
When we deal with questions relating to principles of law and their applications, we do not suddenly rise into a stratosphere of icy certainty.
Selfishness and demagoguery take advantage of liberty. The selfish hand constantly seeks to control government, and every increase of governmental power, even to meet just needs, furnishes opportunity for abuse and stimulates the effort to bend it to improper uses.
The peril of this Nation is not in any foreign foe! We, the people, are its power, its peril, and its hope.
A man has to live with himself, and he should see to it that he always has good company
The United States is the greatest law factory the world has ever known.
The first lesson in civics is that efficient government begins at home.
In a number of cases dissenting opinions have in time become the law.
Men do not die from overwork. They die from dissipation and worry.
We are under a Constitution, but the Constitution is what the judges say it is, and the judiciary is the safeguard of our property and our liberty and our property under the Constitution.
Publicity is a great purifier because it sets in action the forces of public opinion, and in this country public opinion controls the courses of the nation.
The Constitution is what the judges say it is.