Hugo Black – In my view, far from…

In my view, far from deserving condemnation for their courageous reporting, the New York Times…


“In my view, far from deserving condemnation for their courageous reporting, the New York Times, the Washington Post and other newspapers should be commended for serving the purpose that the Founding Fathers saw so clearly.”
-Hugo Black

Hugo Black – It is the paradox of…

It is the paradox of life that the way to miss pleasure is to seek…


“It is the paradox of life that the way to miss pleasure is to seek it first. The very first condition of lasting happiness is that a life should be full of purpose, aiming at something outside self.”
-Hugo Black

Hugo Black – When I was 40, my…

When I was 40, my doctor advised me that a man in his 40s shouldn’t…


“When I was 40, my doctor advised me that a man in his 40s shouldn’t play tennis. I heeded his advice carefully and could hardly wait until I reached 50 to start again.”
-Hugo Black