Zitate und Sprüche von Louis D. Brandeis

Louis Dembitz Brandeis war ein US-amerikanischer Jurist und von 1916 bis 1939 der erste jüdische Richter am Obersten Gerichtshof der Vereinigten Staaten.

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Zitat von Louis D. Brandeis

Fear of serious injury alone cannot justify oppression of free speech and assembly. Men feared witches and burnt women. It is the function of speech to free men from the bondage of irrational fears.

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Publicity is justly commended as a remedy for social and industrial diseases. Sunlight is said to be the best of disinfectants; electric light the most efficient policeman.

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Sobald man erkennt, dass das Leben nicht einfach ist, wird es viel einfacher.

If you would only recognize that life is hard, things would be so much easier for you.

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What is Americanization? It manifests itself, in a superficial way, when the immigrant adopts the clothes, the manners and the customs generally prevailing here. Far more important is the manifestation presented when he substitutes for his mother tongue the English language as the common medium of speech.

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There are no shortcuts in evolution.

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