„If you could say of any one individual that the court as an institution is the length and shadow of that individual, surely it would be John Marshall.“

Booknotes http://www.booknotes.org/Transcript/index_print.asp?ProgramID=1107 television interview (July 5, 1992)

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William H. Rehnquist
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„I would say the one for which — the most admiration, is the one I just mentioned, Justice John Marshall, Chief Justice John Marshall who decided Marbury v. Madison and so deciding established that the constitution is the supreme law of the land.“

—  Merrick Garland American judge 1952

[Merrick Garland, Confirmation hearing on nomination of Merrick Garland to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, United States Senate, December 1, 1995]; quote excerpted in:
[March 18, 2016, http://blogs.wsj.com/law/2016/03/16/judge-merrick-garland-in-his-own-words/, Judge Merrick Garland, In His Own Words, Joe Palazzolo, March 16, 2016, The Wall Street Journal]
Confirmation hearing on nomination to United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (1995)

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„The Supreme Court is an institution far more dominated by centrifugal forces, pushing toward individuality and independence, than it is by centripetal forces pulling for hierarchical ordering and institutional unity.“

—  William H. Rehnquist Chief Justice of the United States 1924 - 2005

Address at the University of Minnesota Law School; quoted in The New York Times (20 October 1984).
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„What can any individual do? Of that, every individual can judge. There is one thing that every individual can do, — they can see to it that they feel right.“

—  Harriet Beecher Stowe, buch Uncle Tom's Cabin

An atmosphere of sympathetic influence encircles every human being; and the man or woman who feels strongly, healthily and justly, on the great interests of humanity, is a constant benefactor to the human race. See, then, to your sympathies in this matter! Are they in harmony with the sympathies of Christ? or are they swayed and perverted by the sophistries of worldly policy?
Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852), Concluding Remarks

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„And as I say to you, whenever you put a man on the Supreme Court, he ceases to be your friend, you can be sure of that.“

—  Harry Truman American politician, 33rd president of the United States (in office from 1945 to 1953) 1884 - 1972

Reported in Truman Speaks (1960), p. 59.

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„Individuals may form communities, but it is institutions alone that can create a nation.“

—  Benjamin Disraeli British Conservative politician, writer, aristocrat and Prime Minister 1804 - 1881

Speech in the Guildhall, London (9 November 1866), quoted in The Times (10 November 1866), p. 9
1860s

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„John Marshall has made his decision, now let him enforce it!“

—  Andrew Jackson American general and politician, 7th president of the United States 1767 - 1845

As quoted in The American Conflict (1865) by Horace Greely, as a reaction to the Supreme Court ruling in Worcester v. Georgia (1832); reported as a misattribution in Paul F. Boller, Jr., and John George, They Never Said It: A Book of Fake Quotes, Misquotes, & Misleading Attributions (1989), p. 53, noting that historian Robert V. Remini believes Jackson did not make this statement, though it summarizes his attitude, as evidenced in a statement similar in nature made in a letter to John Coffee: "the decision of the Supreme Court has fell still born, and they find that they cannot coerce Georgia to yield to its mandate."
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„Human believe what they want to believe and individual could believe according to his mind that why human never has any agreement on one ideology.“

—  Zaman Ali Pakistani philosopher 1993

https://www.goodreads.com/quotes/8306779-human-believe-what-they-want-to-believe-and-individual-could

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„Never depend upon institutions or government to solve any problem. All social movements are founded by, guided by, motivated and seen through by the passion of individuals.“

—  Margaret Mead American anthropologist 1901 - 1978

Attributed in Talent Development for English Language Learners: Identifying and Developing Potential (2013) by Michael S. Matthews, Ph.D. SBN-13:9781618211057
2000s
Variante: Never ever depend on governments or institutions to solve any major problems. All social change comes from the passion of individuals.

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