Outside of the Constitution we have no legal authority more than private citizens and within it we have only so much as that instrument gives us. This broad principle limits all our functions and applies to all subjects.
The history of progress is written in the blood of men and women who have dared to espouse an unpopular cause as for instance the black man's right to his body or woman's right to her soul.
I'd rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck.
If I had been elected president in 1948 history would be vastly different. I...