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"The need is great that courts be criticized but just as great that they be allowed to do their duty."
"It is the province of a court to expound the law, not to make it."
"If the government becomes a lawbreaker, it breeds contempt for law; it invites every man to become a law unto himself; it invites anarchy."
"Individuals are not the creatures of the State, but constitute it. They come into society with rights which cannot be invaded without injustice."
"The judiciary is in a high sense the guardian of the conscience of the people as well as of the law of the land."
"The interest of the United States in a criminal prosecution "...is not that it shall win a case, but that justice shall be done..."