Charles Evans Hughes Quotes

In a number of cases dissenting opinions have in time become the law.

When we lose the right to be different, we lose the privilege to be free.

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

Public officers, whose character and conduct remain open to debate and free discussion in the press, find their remedies for false accusations in… libel laws… and not in proceedings to restrain the publication of newspapers.

No woman can be handsome by the force of features alone, any more than she can be witty by only the help of speech.

(Dissents are) appeals to the brooding spirit of the law, to the intelligence of another day.