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 Robert Bork - “a constitutional right . . . and once homosexuality is defined as a constitutional right, there is nothing the states can do about it, nothing the people can do about it.”
 Bob Bork - “We hope to sell it across the world.”
 Robert Bork - “Only 1.5 Percent of Law Professors Sign Letter Opposing Roberts.”
 Robert Bork - “Law is vulnerable to the winds of intellectual or moral fashion, which it then validates as the commands of our most basic concept.”
 Robert Bork - “It is a ship with a great deal of sail but a very shallow keel.”
 Robert Bork - “When a judge assumes the power to decide which distinctions made in a statute are legitimate and which are not, he assumes the power to disapprove of any and all legislation, because all legislation makes distinctions.”
 Robert Bork - “The purpose that brought the fourteenth amendment into being was equality before the law, and equality, not separation, was written into the law.”
 Robert Bork - “Modernity, the child of the Enlightenment, failed when it became apparent that the good society cannot be achieved by unaided reason.”
 Robert Bork - “A society deadened by a smothering network of laws while finding release in moral chaos is not likely to be either happy or stable.”
 Robert Bork - “I was thinking of resigning since I did not want to be perceived as a man who did the president's bidding to save my job. I have had some time to think about it since. I think I did the right thing.”
 Rockie Bork - “Nick Schreiner played one of his best games of the year off the bench. He isn't scoring a lot, but he hit the boards hard. When it comes down to crunch time, we're going to need him and I think he'll be there for us.”
 Robert Bork - “I was thinking of resigning since I did not want to be perceived as a man who did the president's bidding to save my job. I have had some time to think about it since. I think I did the right thing.”
 Robert Bork - “Robert Bork's America is a land in which women would be forced into back-alley abortions, blacks would sit at segregated lunch counters, rogue police could break down citizens' doors in midnight raids, schoolchildren could not be taught about evolution....”
 Rockie Bork - “Shot selection was good, but it boiled down to we missed a lot of easy shots. We just had a night where there was a lid on the thing.”
 Robert Bork - “Being 'at the mercy of legislative majorities' is merely another way of describing the basic American plan representative democracy.”
 Bob Bork - “This is another in a continuing legal backlash against the Boy Scouts for asserting and winning its constitutional rights in the United States Supreme Court.”
 Robert Bork - “If you know anything about bar association politics, it is not constitutional scholars who become president of the bar association. She has very little, if any, acquaintanceship with constitutional law, and it's a very hard thing to get a hold of if you go into the court and start wrestling with it. In fact, you're likely to get it very wrong.”
 Robert Bork - “move the court slightly to the left.”
 Robert Bork - “I don't know if the Democrats can pull a filibuster on a Supreme Court nominee. That would be very unpopular, I think, with the American people. I think they would be in trouble.”
 Bob Bork - “It defies understanding, from our perspective. One can speculate, one, that the ACLU has been captured by the homosexual-rights movement, and so therefore they are attacking the Boy Scouts and friends of the Boy Scouts as a way of punishing us for having rights that the Supreme Court has affirmed. The other thing that is interesting is that they're attacking our friends. They go after our relationships with the Defense Department, with schools and school boards - and they sue those people, but they don't sue us. They think maybe that's a way of hurting us and hurting our friends for having relationships with us.”
 Robert Bork - “The opposition reflected the polarization that existed in this country.”
 Robert Bork - “The conventional wisdom right now is that John Roberts will be confirmed just as the conventional wisdom in 1987 going into the hearings was that Robert Bork would be confirmed, ... You never know what's going to happen at a hearing. I think that's been demonstrated time and again.”
 Robert Bork - “In a constitutional democracy the moral content of law must be given by the morality of the framer or legislator, never by the morality of the judge.”
 Robert Bork - “In a constitutional democracy the moral content of law must be given by the morality of the framer or legislator, never by the morality of the judge”
 Robert Bork - “Those who made and endorsed our Constitution knew man's nature, and it is to their ideas, rather than to the temptations of utopia, that we must ask that our judges adhere.”

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