Frame constitutions of government with what wisdom and foresight we may, they must be imperfect, and leave something to discretion, and much to public virtue.

Joseph Story (1779-1845) American lawyer, jurist, Supreme Court Justice (1811-1845)
Address to the Suffolk Bar, New York (4 Sep 1821)
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