I believe in the forgiveness of sin and the redemption of ignorance. retort to a heckler asking him to state his beliefs Time November 1 1963

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I believe that if we really want human brotherhood to spread and increase until it makes life safe and sane, we must also be certain that there is no one true faith or path by which it may spread

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I have been thinking that I would make a proposition to my Republican friends... that if they will stop telling lies about the Democrats, we will stop telling the truth about them. Speech during 1952 Presidential Campaign

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If we value the pursuit of knowledge, we must be free to follow wherever that search may lead us. The free mind is not a barking dog, to be tethered on a ten-foot chain. speech at the University of Wisconsin Madison October 8 1952

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Let us talk sense to the American people. Let us tell them the truth, that there are no gains without pains.

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Man does not live by words alone, despite the fact that he sometimes has to eat them.

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Man does not live by words alone, despite the fact that sometimes he has to eat them. quoted by Human Behavior May 1978

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My definition of a free society is a society where it is safe to be unpopular. Speech in Detroit 7 Oct. 1952

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Newpaper editors are men who separate the wheat from the chaff, and then print the chaff.

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Patriotism is not a short outburst of emotion, but is the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.

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