Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. Quote

Some of her answers might excite popular prejudice, but if there is any principle of the Constitution that more imperatively calls for attachment than any other it is the principle of free thought—not free thought for those who agree with us but freedom for the thought that we hate.


United States v. Schwimmer, 279 U.S. 644 (1929) (Holmes, J., dissenting)

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Some of her answers might excite popular prejudice, but if there is any principle of the Constitution that more imperatively calls for attachment...

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Some of her answers might excite popular prejudice, but if there is any principle of the Constitution that more imperatively calls for attachment...

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Some of her answers might excite popular prejudice, but if there is any principle of the Constitution that more imperatively calls for attachment...

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Some of her answers might excite popular prejudice, but if there is any principle of the Constitution that more imperatively calls for attachment...