Earl Warren quotes

Born
March 19, 1891, Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Died
July 9, 1974.

Occupation
Politician, jurist.

Earl Warren was an American politician and jurist.

It is the spirit and not the form of law that keeps justice alive.
– Earl Warren
The censor’s sword pierces deeply into the heart of free expression.
– Earl Warren
If it is a mistake of the head and not the heart don’t worry about it, that’s the way we learn.
– Earl Warren
Ben Franklin may have discovered electricity- but it is the man who invented the meter who made the money.
– Earl Warren
I feel that the greatest reward for doing is the opportunity to do more.
– Earl Warren
When the rights of any individual or group are chipped away, the freedom of all erodes.
– Earl Warren
Legislatures represent people, not acres or trees.
– Earl Warren
The police must obey the law while enforcing the law.
– Earl Warren
All provisions of federal, state or local law requiring or permitting discrimination in public education must yield.
– Earl Warren
Separate educational facilities are inherently unequal.
– Earl Warren
I hate banks. They do nothing positive for anybody except take care of themselves. They’re first in with their fees and first out when there’s trouble.
– Earl Warren
To get what you want, STOP doing what isn’t working.
– Earl Warren
Citizenship is the right to have rights.
– Earl Warren
Everything I did in my life that was worthwhile, I caught hell for.
– Earl Warren
In civilized life, law floats in a sea of ethics.
– Earl Warren
Liberty, not communism, is the most contagious force in the world.
– Earl Warren
Life and liberty can be as much endangered from illegal methods used to convict those thought to be criminals as from the actual criminals themselves.
– Earl Warren
We conclude that in the field of public education the doctrine of ‘separate but equal’ has no place.
– Earl Warren
In civilized life, law floats in a sea of ethics.
– Earl Warren
We may not know the whole story in our lifetime.
– Earl Warren