Clarence Darrow Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Clarence Darrow quotes, Clarence Darrow sayings, and Clarence Darrow proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.'

The ability and inclination to use physical strength is no indication of bravery or tenacity to life. The greatest cowards are often the greatest bullies. Nothing is cheaper and more common than physical bravery. Clarence Darrow
Money has been the most serious handicap that we have ever met. There are times when poverty is fortunate. Clarence Darrow
Chase after the truth like all hell and you'll free yourself, even though you never touch its coattails. Clarence Darrow
When I was a boy I was told anybody could become the President; I'm beginning to believe it. Clarence Darrow
The first half of our lives is ruined by our parents, the second half by our children. Clarence Darrow
The fact that there is a general belief in a future life is no evidence of its truth. Clarence Darrow
Strictly speaking, a crime is an act forbidden by the law of the land, and one which is considered sufficiently serious to warant providing penalties for its commission. Clarence Darrow
An increase of crime, as show by statistics, may mean that the records are kept more completely than in former times. Clarence Darrow
When the violator is convicted. It has no necessary reference to the general moral condition of man. Clarence Darrow
We should always bear in mind that crime can never mean anything except the violation of law. Clarence Darrow
So long as the ordinary ideal of punishment prevails, a crime must consist of an act coupled with an intent to do the thing. Clarence Darrow
Just think of the tragedy of teaching children not to doubt. Clarence Darrow
If you lose the power to laugh, you lose the power to think. Clarence Darrow