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 Benjamin Cardozo - “Existing rules and principles can give us our present location, our bearings, our latitude and longitude. The inn that shelters for the night is not the journey's end. The law, like the traveler, must be ready for the morrow. It must have a principle of growth.”
 Michael Cardozo - “We are confident when the judge hears the evidence, he will find that the bag searches are perfectly constitutional and designed to protect the safety of all New Yorkers and visitors.”
 Benjamin Cardozo - “The risk to be percieved defines the duty to be obeyed.”
 Benjamin Cardozo - “Membership in the bar is a privilege burdened with conditions.”
 Benjamin Cardozo - “Law never is, but is always about to be.”
 Benjamin Cardozo - “I take judge-made law as one of the existing realities of life.”
 Benjamin Cardozo - “The prophet and the martyr do not see the hooting throng. Their eyes are fixed on the eternities.”
 Michael Cardozo - “The union, as a union, has got to recognize it's got to stop holding New York hostage.”
 Michael Cardozo - “They've just lost one third of their assets. That's a pretty big loss. Hopefully they will see the light and they will stop.”
 Benjamin Cardozo - “Judges are supposed to use all this power to make sure that justice is done, that at some basic level the verdicts issued in their courts display a certain degree of reasonableness. The judge, ... is under a duty, within the limits of his powers of innovation, to maintain a relation between law and morals, between the precepts of jurisprudence and those of reason and good conscience.”
 Benjamin Cardozo - “Justice is not to be taken by storm. She is to be wooed by slow advances.”
 Benjamin Cardozo - “Consequences cannot alter statues, but may help to fix their meaning.”
 Benjamin Cardozo - “Method is much, technique is much, but inspiration is even more.”
 Benjamin Cardozo - “We seek to find peace of mind in the word, the formula, the ritual. The hope is illusion.”
 Benjamin Cardozo - “Prophecy, however honest, is generally a poor substitute for experience.”
 Benjamin Nathan Cardozo - “As I search the archives of my memory I seem to discern six types or methods of judicial writing which divide themselves from one another with measurable distinctness. There is the type magisterial or imperative the type laconic or sententious the type conversational or homely the type refined or artificial, smelling of the lamp, verging at times upon preciosity or euphuism the demonstrative or persuasive and finally the type tonsorial or agglutinative, so called from the shears and the pastepot which are its implements and emblem.”
 Benjamin Nathan Cardozo - “The Constitution was framed upon the theory that the peoples of the several states must sink or swim together, and that in the long run prosperity and salvation are in union and not division.”
 Benjamin Nathan Cardozo - “Freedom of expression is the matrix, the indispensable condition, of nearly every other form of freedom.”
 Benjamin Nathan Cardozo - “What has once been settled by a precedent will not be unsettled overnight, for certainty and uniformity are gains not lightly sacrificed. Above all is this true when honest men have shaped their conduct on the faith of the pronouncement.”