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AUTHOR: Oliver Wendell Holmes (1841–1935)
QUOTATION: Nature has but one judgment on wrong conduct—if you can call that a judgment which seemingly has no reference to conduct as such—the judgment of death.
ATTRIBUTION: OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, justice of the supreme court of Massachusetts, address at the dedication of the Northwestern University Law School Building, Chicago, Illinois, October 20, 1902.—Holmes, Collected Legal Papers, p. 272 (1937).
SUBJECTS: Judgment