"They don't call it the palace of justice in this country, but the Supreme Court's nearly completed new building is just that -- a $10,000,000 palace of gleaming white marble, gold leaf, carved oak and chrome-fitted baths."
-- Burlington (IA) Hawkeye, May 1935
"That building is beautiful. But it will isolate the court from the people even more than it is isolated now. Only a few will even get a peek at them, and on such a setting they will be portrayed as supermen."
-- Rep. Eugene B. Crowe (D-IN), June 1935
"Thus opens a new chapter in my career and at 70 years of age I am now to undertake to carry through the most important and notable work of my life..."
-- Cass Gilbert, December 1929