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    Needless, heedless, wanton and deliberate injury of the sort inflicted by Life's picture story is not an essential instrument of responsible journalism.
    — Abe Fortas
    tags: stories 
     
    Procedure is the bone structure of a democratic society. Our scheme of law affords great latitude for dissent and opposition. It compels wide tolerance not only for their expression but also for the organization of people and forces to bring about the acceptance of the dissenter's claim....We have alternatives to violence.
    — Abe Fortas
    The story of man is the history, first, of the acceptance and imposition of restraints necessary to permit communal life; and second, of the emancipation of the individual within that system of necessary restraints.
    — Abe Fortas
    tags: men  acceptance  stories 
     
    Government...may not be hostile to any religion or to the advocacy of no-religion; and it may not aid, foster, or promote one religion or religious theory against another... The First Amendment mandates governmental neutrality...
    — Abe Fortas
    tags: religious 
     
    In order for the State in the person of school officials to justify prohibition of a particular expression of opinion, it must be able to show that its action was caused by something more than a mere desire to avoid the discomfort and unpleasantness that always accompany an unpopular viewpoint.
    — Abe Fortas
    Dissent and dissenters have no monopoly on freedom. They must tolerate opposition. They must accept dissent from their dissent.
    — Abe Fortas
    tags: freedom 
     
    It can hardly be argued that either students or teachers shed their constitutional rights to freedom of speech or expression at the schoolhouse gate.
    — Abe Fortas
    tags: freedom  right  speech 
     
    Judging is a lonely job in which a man is, as near as may be, an island entire.
    — Abe Fortas
    tags: men  job 
     
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