Jeffrey Toobin Quotes.

11. "Purple prose attracts attention more than converts."
- Jeffrey Toobin, The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court

12. "He saw the Constitution as the vehicle to keep ecumenical passions in check."
- Jeffrey Toobin, The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court

13. "The result always mattered more than the rhetoric."
- Jeffrey Toobin, The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court

14. "He did what good lawyers always do. He shifted his argument in the direction his audience was already going."
- Jeffrey Toobin, The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court

16. "Toughened or coarsened by their worldly lives, the other dissenters could shrug and move on, but Souter couldn't. His whole life was being a judge."
- Jeffrey Toobin, The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court

17. "When will I go home? Patricia asked. What, do you want to go home for your birthday? Cinque sneered. Patricia would turn twenty on February 20. This was, perhaps, the most unnerving thing that Cinque had said to her. He knew her birthday. It underlined that this was no random attack. They had been researching her life, which was chilling. —"
- Jeffrey Toobin, American Heiress: The Wild Saga of the Kidnapping

18. "In this way, the Hearsts became the symbol of the overly lenient parents of the era and a counterpoint to the Republican administration’s voice of discipline and order."
- Jeffrey Toobin, American Heiress: The Wild Saga of the Kidnapping

19. "To be sure, following her arrest in 1975, she was unlikely to commit these kinds of crimes again. If the United States were a country that routinely forgave the trespasses of such people, there would be little remarkable about the mercy she received following her conviction. But the United States is not such a country; the prisons teem with convicts who were also led astray and who committed lesser crimes than Patricia. These unfortunate souls have no chance at even a single act of clemency, much less an unprecedented two. Rarely have the benefits of wealth, power, and renown been as clear as they were in the aftermath of Patricia’s conviction."
- Jeffrey Toobin, American Heiress: The Wild Saga of the Kidnapping

20. "called, in her era, the generation gap."
- Jeffrey Toobin, American Heiress: The Wild Saga of the Kidnapping

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