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    The Constitution is not a panacea for every blot upon the public welfare, nor should this Court, ordained as a judicial body, be thought of as a general haven for reform movements.

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We have seen that the American Constitution has changed, is changing, and by the law of its existence must continue read more

We have seen that the American Constitution has changed, is changing, and by the law of its existence must continue to change, in its substance and practical working even when its words remain the same.

by James Bryce Found in: Constitution Quotes,
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Most faults are not in our Constitution, but in ourselves.

Most faults are not in our Constitution, but in ourselves.

by Ramsey Clark Found in: Constitution Quotes,
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The Bill of Rights -- The Original Contract With America. Accept no substitutes. Beware of imitations. Insist on the genuine read more

The Bill of Rights -- The Original Contract With America. Accept no substitutes. Beware of imitations. Insist on the genuine articles.

by Anon. Found in: Constitution Quotes,
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I prefer a man who will burn the flag and then wrap himself in the Constitution to a man who read more

I prefer a man who will burn the flag and then wrap himself in the Constitution to a man who will burn the Constitution and then wrap himself in the flag

by Craig Washington Found in: Constitution Quotes,
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The Constitution is the sole source and guaranty of national freedom.

The Constitution is the sole source and guaranty of national freedom.

by Calvin Coolidge Found in: Constitution Quotes,
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The Constitution is not an instrument for the government to restrain the people, it is an instrument for the people read more

The Constitution is not an instrument for the government to restrain the people, it is an instrument for the people to restrain the government - lest it come to dominate our lives and interests.

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I confess that there are several parts of this Constitution which I do not at present approve, but I am read more

I confess that there are several parts of this Constitution which I do not at present approve, but I am not sure I shall never approve them. For having lived long, I have experienced many instances of being obliged by better information, or fuller consideration, to change opinions even on important subjects, which I once thought right, but found to be otherwise.

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"The liberties of our country, the freedoms of our civil Constitution are worth defending at all hazards; it is our read more

"The liberties of our country, the freedoms of our civil Constitution are worth defending at all hazards; it is our duty to defend them against all attacks. We have received them as a fair inheritance from our worthy ancestors. They purchased them for us with toil and danger and expense of treasure and blood. It will bring a mark of everlasting infamy on the present generation – enlightened as it is – if we should suffer them to be wrested from us by violence without a struggle, or to be cheated out of them by the artifices of designing men." -Samuel Adams

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We are under a Constitution, but the Constitution is what the judges say it is, and the judiciary is the read more

We are under a Constitution, but the Constitution is what the judges say it is, and the judiciary is the safeguard of our liberty and of our property under the Constitution.

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