Primo Quotes

Norman Thomas

Kennedy said that if we had nuclear war we'd kill 300 million people in the first hour. McNamara, wh ...

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I now see Norman Thomas as indeed a liberal, but as a real, old-fashioned, unreconstructed liberal w ...

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The very existence of armaments and great armies psychologically accustoms us to accept the philosop ...

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I always get more applause than votes.

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The doctrine of thrift for the poor is dumb and cruel, like advising them to try and lift themselves ...

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Dissent... is a right essential to any concept of the dignity and freedom of the individual; it is e ...

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There are some plain common-sense considerations applicable to all these attempts at world planning. ...

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“The difference between Democrats and Republicans is: Democrats have accepted some ideas of Social ...

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“To us Americans much has been given; of us much is required. With all our faults and mistakes, it ...

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“The secret of a good life is to have the right loyalties and hold them in the right scale of valu ...

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“The struggle is confused; our knight wins by no clean thrust of lance or sword, but the dragon so ...

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“The struggle against demagoguery scarcely fits the St George-against-the-dragon myth Our democrat ...

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“If you want a symbolic gesture, don't burn the flag; wash it.”

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“After I asked him what he meant, he replied that freedom consisted of the unimpeded right to get ...

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“I walk where I choose to walk.”

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