Clarence Darrow Quotations

Clarence Darrow

Common experience shows how much rarer is moral courage than physical bravery. A thousand men will march to the mouth of the cannon where one man will dare espouse an unpopular cause.

Even if you do learn to speak correct English, whom are you going to speak it to?

I am an agnostic; I do not pretend to know what many ignorant men are sure of.

I don't like spinach, and I'm glad I don't, because if I liked it I'd eat it, and I just hate it.

I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with a lot of pleasure.

Physical deformity, calls forth our charity. But the infinite misfortune of moral deformity calls forth nothing but hatred and vengeance.

Some day I hope to write a book where the royalties will pay for the copies I give away.

Tact is the act of making a point without making an enemy.

The first half of our lives is ruined by our parents and the second half by our children.