Famous John Howard Griffin Quotes

  • If the judgement makes the law and not the law directs the judgement, it is impossible there should be such a thing as an illegal judgement given. – John Howard Griffin

    If the judgement makes the law and not the law directs the judgement, it is impossible there should be such a thing as an illegal judgement given.– John Howard Griffin

  • A law is not good merely because the legislature wills it, but the legislature has the mortal duty to will only that which is good. – John Howard Griffin

    A law is not good merely because the legislature wills it, but the legislature has the mortal duty to will only that which is good.– John Howard Griffin

  • We fill too many gutters while we argue unimportant points and confuse issues. – John Howard Griffin

    We fill too many gutters while we argue unimportant points and confuse issues.– John Howard Griffin

  • In the context of today, this WAS heroism. – John Howard Griffin

    In the context of today, this WAS heroism.– John Howard Griffin

  • Your blanks have been filled in far differently from those of a child grown up in the filth and poverty – John Howard Griffin

    Your blanks have been filled in far differently from those of a child grown up in the filth and poverty– John Howard Griffin

  • It was a little thing, but on top of the other little things, it broke something in me. – John Howard Griffin

    It was a little thing, but on top of the other little things, it broke something in me.– John Howard Griffin

  • If virtue does not equal powers, powers will be misused. – John Howard Griffin

    If virtue does not equal powers, powers will be misused.– John Howard Griffin