Benjamin Cardozo — American Judge born on May 24, 1870, died on July 09, 1938

Benjamin Nathan Cardozo was an American jurist who served on the New York Court of Appeals and later as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. Cardozo is remembered for his significant influence on the development of American common law in the 20th century, in addition to his philosophy and vivid prose style. Cardozo served on the Supreme Court six years, from 1932 until his death in 1938. Many of his landmark decisions were delivered during his eighteen-year tenure on the New York Court of Appeals, the highest court of that state... (wikipedia)

Freedom of expression is the matrix, the indispensable condition, of nearly every other form of freedom.
Justice is not to be taken by storm. She is to be wooed by slow advances.
Membership in the bar is a privilege burdened with conditions.
Law never is, but is always about to be.
The prophet and the martyr do not see the hooting throng. Their eyes are fixed on the eternities.