Potter Stewart Quotes

Fairness is what justice really is. Potter Stewart

Swift justice demands more than just swiftness. Potter Stewart

Abortion is inherently different from other medical procedures because no other procedure involves the purposeful termination of a potential life. Potter Stewart

In fact, a fundamental interdependence exists between the personal right to liberty and the personal right in property. Potter Stewart

May the state fence in the harmless mentally ill solely to save its citizens from exposure to those whose ways are different? One might as well ask if the state, to avoid public unease, could incarcerate all who are physically unattractive or socially eccentric. Potter Stewart

Censorship reflects a society’s lack of confidence in itself. Potter Stewart