[Ads-l] Desperate Last Plea for Most Notable Quotations of 2014

Dan Goncharoff thegonch at GMAIL.COM
Wed Nov 19 02:43:56 UTC 2014


Speaking of judges:

“That is like saying a ride on horseback is materially indistinguishable
from a flight to the moon.” -- Chief Justice Roberts, writing for the Court
in Riley v California, and contrasting a wallet and a cellphone.
On Nov 18, 2014 9:37 PM, "Shapiro, Fred" <fred.shapiro at yale.edu> wrote:

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> For the reason John alludes to, quotes from about Dec. 5 on have to be
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> So does this mean that quotations from late December are inherently
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> Can anyone guess why this quote is not suitable for a list of the most
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> Indeed.  Much more notable than Belichick's "We're on to Cincinnati", I
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> > "Who am I to judge?" With those five words, spoken in late July in reply
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