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Clarence Darrow on Discrimination

“I would like to see a time when man loves his fellow man, and forgets his colour or his creed. We will never be civilized until that time comes.”

— Clarence Darrow, Closing Argument in Defense of Henry Sweet, April 1926


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July 6, 2007 · 11:50 am

John Roberts on Discrimination

“The way to stop discrimination on the basis of race is to stop discriminating on the basis of race.”

— Chief Justice John Roberts in the Supreme Court’s Ruling on Parents Involved in Community Schools v. Seattle School District No. 1, 05-908 and Meredith v. Jefferson County Board of Education, 05-915

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June 28, 2007 · 1:19 pm

Albus Dumbledore on Character

“You are blinded…by the love of the office you hold, Cornelius! You place too much importance, and you always have done, on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!”

— Albus Dumbledore in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, chapter 36

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