F. Lee Bailey Quotes (5 quotes)
“Can any of you seriously say the Bill of Rights could get through Congress today? It wouldn't even get out of committee.”
―F. Lee Bailey
Newsweek, 17 April 1967.
New York Times, 20 September 1970.
“A doctor can bury his mistakes but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.”
―Frank Lloyd Wright
New York Times Magazine, October 1953
“In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.”
―Martin Luther King, Jr.
Variant: "We will have to repent in this generation not merely for the hateful words and actions of the bad people but for the appalling silence of the good people". Letter from a Birmingham Jail (1963)
“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children and our children's children what it was once like in the United States where men were free.”
Address to the annual meeting of the Phoenix Chamber of Commerce, (30 March 1961)
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F. Lee Bailey
Born: June 10, 1933 (age 85)
Bio: Francis Lee Bailey Jr., commonly referred to as F. Lee Bailey, is a former attorney in Massachusetts and Florida. He was a criminal defense lawyer who served as the lawyer in the Sam Sheppard re-trial. He was also the supervisory attorney over attorney Mark J.
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