"A liberal knows that the only certainty in this life is change but believes that the change can be directed toward a constructive end."
"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."Henry A. Wallace on Maya Angelou
"Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can't ride you unless your back is bent."Henry A. Wallace on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference."Henry A. Wallace on Reinhold Niebuhr
"Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek."Henry A. Wallace on Barack Obama
"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."Henry A. Wallace on Mahatma Gandhi
"It has been claimed at times that our modern age of technology facilitates dictatorship."
"This dullness of vision regarding the importance of the general welfare to the individual is the measure of the failure of our schools and churches to teach the spiritual significance of genuine democracy."
"Monopolists who fear competition and who distrust democracy because it stands for equal opportunity would like to secure their position against small and energetic enterprise."
"If this liberal potential is properly channeled, we may expect the area of freedom of the United States to increase. The problem is to spend up our rate of social invention in the service of the welfare of all the people."
"We must not tolerate oppressive government or industrial oligarchy in the form of monopolies and cartels."