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Ramsey Clark Quotes





A great many people in this country are worried about law-and-order. And a great many people are worried about justice. But one thing is certain; you cannot have either until you have both.
 

A right is not what someone gives you; it's what no one can take from you.
 

I didn't volunteer; they asked me. I felt a duty to testify.
 

If Rosa Parks had not refused to move to the back of the bus, you and I might never have heard of Dr. Martin Luther King.
 

Most faults are not in our Constitution, but in ourselves.
 

Our first concern is the security of the lawyers because without security you can't possibly have a fair trial, if trial at all, and that's not been adequately attended to.
 

The greatest crime since World War II has been U.S. foreign policy.
 

The measure of your quality as a public person, as a citizen, is the gap between what you do and what you say.
 

There are few better measures of the concern a society has for its individual members and its own well being than the way it handles criminals.
 

Turbulence is life force. It is opportunity. Let's love turbulence and use it for change.
 

Who will protect the public when the police violate the law?