Clarence Darrow Quotes (83 quotes)




Clarence Darrow
Source/Notes:
As quoted in "Peter's Quotations: Ideas For Our Time" (1977), edited by Laurence J. Peter, p. 248
Clarence Darrow
Source/Notes:
As quoted in Ain't Nobody's Business If You Do by Peter McWilliams, from 2000 Years of Disbelief (1996) edited by James A Haught p. 817
Clarence Darrow
Source/Notes:
As quoted in Foundations of Democracy: A Series of Debates (1939) by Thomas Vernor Smith and Robert Alphonso Taft, p. 10
Clarence Darrow
Source/Notes:
The Sign (May 1938) This has been misquoted as: The pursuit of truth will set you free; even if you never catch up with it.


If you know some quotes that would be a good fit here, send us a note!

Clarence Darrow
Picture Source: Wikimedia Commons
Clarence DarrowShare on Facebook

Born: April 18, 1857

Died: March 13, 1938 (aged 80)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Lawyer

Bio: Clarence Seward Darrow was an American lawyer and leading member of the American Civil Liberties Union, best known for defending teenage thrill killers Leopold and Loeb in their trial for murdering 14-year-old Robert Bobby Franks and defending John T. Scopes in the Scopes Monkey Trial, in which he opposed William Jennings Bryan.

Quote of the day

When we say the state, the state is We, it is we, it is the proletariat, it is the advanced guard of the working class.

Popular Authors

Logan Pearsall Smith
Mahatma Gandhi
Samuel Richardson
Sinclair Lewis
William Penn
Woodrow Wilson
Bill Gates
Charles Darwin
Robert Burton
Laurence Sterne
Jorge Luis Borges
Charles Baudelaire
Doris Lessing
Socrates
Anais Nin
Philip Pullman