Clarence Darrow

Clarence Darrow

American Lawyer

Lived from: 1857-1938

Quotes: Clarence Darrow

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    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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    Chase after the truth like all hell and you'll free yourself, even though you never touch its coat tails.
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    Even if you do learn to speak correct English, whom are you going to speak it to?
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    He's the greatest man who ever came out of Plymouth, Vermont. [On Calvin Coolidge]
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    History repeats itself. That's one of the things wrong with history.
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    History repeats itself; that's one of the things that's wrong with history.
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    I am a friend of the working man, and I would rather be his friend, than be one.
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    I am an agnostic; I do not pretend to know what many ignorant men are sure of.
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    I do not consider it an insult, but rather a compliment to be called an agnostic. I do not pretend to know where many ignorant men are sure - that is all that agnosticism means.
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    I do not pretend to know where many ignorant men are sure - that is all that agnosticism means.
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    I never wanted to see anybody die, but there are a few obituary notices I have read with pleasure.
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    Just think of the tragedy of teaching children not to doubt.
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    The first half of our life is ruined by our parents and the second half by our children.
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    The first half of our lives is ruined by our parents, and the second half by our children.
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    The pursuit of truth will set you free; even if you never catch up with it.
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