No patent medicine was ever put to wider and more varied use than the Fourteenth Amendment.
|by William O. Douglas|
A patent, or invention, is any assemblage of technologies or ideas that you can put together that nobody put together that way before. That's how the patent office defines it. That's an invention. - Dean Kamen
As a matter of history, the Fourteenth Amendment was not understood to ban segregation on the basis of race. - Cass Sunstein
The purpose that brought the fourteenth amendment into being was equality before the law, and equality, not separation, was written into the law. - Robert Bork
It is a most extraordinary thing, but I never read a patent medicine advertisement without being impelled to the conclusion that I am suffering from the particular disease therein dealt with in its most virulent form. - Jerome K. Jerome
I would have had my patent long, long ago, and it would have run out long, long ago. I would have made, maybe, $100.000, much less that the patent has brought me now. - Gordon Gould