Arthur Goldberg Quotes

 

The concept of neutrality can lead to a brooding and pervasive devotion to the secular and a passive, or even active, hostility to the religious. Such results are not only not compelled by the Constitution, but, it seems to me, are prohibited by it.

— Arthur Goldberg

Law not served by power is an illusion; but power not ruled by law is a menace which our nuclear age cannot afford.

— Arthur Goldberg

The basic guarantees of our Constitution are warrants for the here and now, and unless there is an overwhelmingly compelling reason, they are to be promptly fulfilled.

— Arthur Goldberg

If Columbus had an advisory committee he would probably still be at the dock.

— Arthur Goldberg

Modern diplomats approach every problem with an open mouth.

— Arthur Goldberg

The trick is to be there when it’s settled.

— Arthur Goldberg

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