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As we have seen so clearly demonstrated in Europe, hate breeds hate and the vicious circle revolves with all its attending madness.
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Communism feeds on aggression, hatred, and the imprisonment of men's minds and souls. This shall not take root in the United States.
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For the first 10 years of my life in Congress, I had been too timid to tell the truth as I saw it. In a way I had betrayed my trust.
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I became the head of the household. I went to school in the morning and sold wines all afternoon until seven o'clock in the evening.
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I didn't know then that I would never be able to leave the sounds and smells of these sights behind me, but I was fiercely conscious of one thing-my ambition.
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I had advocated the establishment of a Negro industrial commission. I had gestured against the growth of monopoly power. I had introduced a few civil rights bills.
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I had fought against the unjust restriction of immigration.
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I had taken on the color of the climate around me and had driven back all the emotion that rose from the Brooklyn streets so that I could belong to the exclusive club of Congress.
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I have read every bit of writing on Roosevelt: Out of these cascades of words no definite or sharp outline arises.
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I read whatever I could put my hands to. I became the scholar of the family. I became more than just a bit of a snob.
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I worked what seemed to me endlessly on the repeal of the Prohibition Amendment.
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Illegality will never solve the problem of political lawlessness.
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In March of 1933 we witnessed a revolution in manner, in mores, in the definition of government. What before had been black or white sprang alive with color.
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In our house we repeated the pattern of thousands of other homes. There were a few books and a lot of music. Our food and our furniture were no different from our neighbors'.
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It is the purpose of the majority of the Immigration Committee to encourage assimilation, yet this bill has already done more than anything I know of to bring about discord among our resident aliens.
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Many who have flirted with the idea of voting the Republican ticket have turned away because of the acceptance by the Republican Party of McCarthy.
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My grandfather was Catholic; my grandmother, Jewish. Crossing over from Bavaria, as immigrants to the United States, the ship started to sink. My grandmother jumped overboard. My grandfather followed, to save this girl he had never met.
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My grandfather, in 1848, had fled from Germany to find political freedom in the United States.
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My wife - to-be and I went to see my father. Only he could answer the two questions before us: Shall we get married now? Shall I begin the practice of law, or continue being the successful wine salesman I had become, working my way through law school?
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On the one hand we publicly pronounce the equality of all peoples; on the other hand, in our immigration laws, we embrace in practice these very theories we abhor and verbally condemn.
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Our population is headed for a stable plateau, which means an aging population.
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People were hurt, and because they were hurt, they were angry and quarreled and were jealous of one another.
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Roosevelt's humor was broad, his manner friendly. Of wit there was little; of philosophy, none. What did he possess? Intuition, inspiration, love of adventure.
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Roosevelt's magic lay in one facet of his personality: He knew how to take the risk. No other man in public life I knew could so readily take the challenge of the new.
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The author of McCarthyism was given the distinction of addressing the Republican National Convention. This strikes terror in the hearts of honest men.
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The Democratic Party will never desert the freedoms of our people under the guise of pretending to protect them.
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The first days of the Roosevelt Administration charged the air with the snap and the zigzag of electricity. It seemed you could hold out your hand and close it over the piece of excitement you had ripped away.
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The Immigration Act of 1924 reflects composition of national origin of the inhabitants of the country in the year 1920.
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The inferior complex is now extended to all Europe, save Nordics.
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The panic of the Depression loosened my inhibitions against being different. I could be myself.
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The population forecast for the United States in 1970 is 170 million. The population forecast for Russia alone in 1970 is 251 million. The implications are clear.
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The power to investigate is a great public trust.
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The rate of population growth in the United States is slightly below that required to reproduce itself.
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The studied, unquestioning pace of my family irritated me.
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The study of music was a family interest.
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There were things to be done - the books I read, the dreams of travel, and the glimpses of elegance I caught on Fifth Avenue.
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We believe firmly that Communism internally and externally can and must be fought without resort to the Communist tactics of the suppression of all individual freedom.
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We pledge to fight the dark forces high in the counsels of the Republican Party which have made political capital out of the techniques of character assassination by innuendo.
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We shall wipe out the climate of fear which has led men of good will to avoid freedom of expression and assembly.
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