One of the great achievements of the Renaissance was the rediscovery of the classic. Men began to go behind the gloss to the text. I think that we are having something of a constitutional Renaissance at the present time- a rediscovery of the Constitution.
December 10, 1939
(address before the Public Utility Section of the American Bar Association, San Francisco, July 10, 1939).
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