Williamson County Regional Planning Commission v. Hamilton Bank of Johnson City, 473 U.S. 172 (1985), was a case in which the Supreme Court of the United States limited access to federal court for plaintiffs alleging uncompensated takings of private property under the Fifth Amendment.
Famous quotes containing the words williamson, county, planning, commission, hamilton, bank, johnson and/or city:
“What do you do for your living?
Are you forgiving, giving shelter?
Follow your heart; love will find you;
truth will unbind you;
Sing out a song of the soul.”
—Cris Williamson (20th century)
“In the County Tyrone, in the town of Dungannon,”
—Unknown. The Old Orange Flute (l. 1)
“Few men in our history have ever obtained the Presidency by planning to obtain it.”
—James A. Garfield (18311881)
“Yesterday the Electoral Commission decided not to go behind the papers filed with the Vice-President in the case of Florida.... I read the arguments in the Congressional Record and cant see how lawyers can differ on the question. But the decision is by a strictly party voteeight Republicans against seven Democrats! It shows the strength of party ties.”
—Rutherford Birchard Hayes (18221893)
“A peoples literature is the great textbook for real knowledge of them. The writings of the day show the quality of the people as no historical reconstruction can.”
—Edith Hamilton (18671963)
“People get a bad impression of it by continually trying to treat it as if it was a bank clerk, who ought to be on time on Tuesday next, instead of philosophically seeing it as a painter, who may do anything so long as you dont try to predict what.”
—Katharine Whitehorn (b. 1926)
“As the Spanish proverb says, He who would bring home the wealth of the Indies, must carry the wealth of the Indies with him. So it is in travelling; a man must carry knowledge with him, if he would bring home knowledge.”
—Samuel Johnson (17091784)
“I dont think there is anything on earth more wonderful than those wistful incomplete friendships one makes now and then in an hours talk. You never see the people again, but the lingering sense of their presence in the world is like the glow of an unseen city at nightmakes you feel the teemingness of it all.”
—John Dos Passos (18961970)