Felix Frankfurter — American Judge born on November 15, 1882, died on February 22, 1965

Felix Frankfurter was a jurist, who served as an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. Frankfurter was born in Vienna and immigrated to New York at the age of 12. He graduated from Harvard Law School and was active politically, helping to found the American Civil Liberties Union. He was a friend and adviser of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, who appointed him to the Supreme Court in 1939. Frankfurter served on the Supreme Court for 23 years, and was a noted advocate of judicial restraint in the judgments of the Court... (wikipedia)

It is a wise man who said that there is no greater inequality than the equal treatment of unequals.
Gratitude is one of the least articulate of the emotions, especially when it is deep.
It is a fair summary of history to say that the safeguards of liberty have been forged in controversies involving not very nice people.
Litigation is the pursuit of practical ends, not a game of chess.
As a member of this court I am not justified in writing my private notions of policy into the Constitution, no matter how deeply I may cherish them or how mischievous I may deem their disregard.

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