Abe Fortas

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    Dissent and dissenters have no monopoly on freedom. They must tolerate opposition. They must accept dissent from their dissent.
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    It can hardly be argued that either students or teachers shed their constitutional rights to freedom of speech or expression at the schoolhouse gate.
    Source: Tinker v. Des Moines Indep. Community School Dist. (1969)
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    Judging is a lonely job in which a man is, as near as may be, an island entire.
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    Needless, heedless, wanton and deliberate injury of the sort inflicted by Life's picture story is not an essential instrument of responsible journalism.
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    The story of man is the history, first, of the acceptance and imposition of restraints necessary to permit communal life; and second, of the emancipation of the individual within that system of necessary restraints.
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