"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."
"Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged."Henry A. Wallace on Ronald Reagan
"For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others."Henry A. Wallace on Nelson Mandela
"If you want total security, go to prison. There you're fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking... is freedom."Henry A. Wallace on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do. I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do."Henry A. Wallace on Robert A. Heinlein
"Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err."Henry A. Wallace on Mahatma Gandhi
"It has been claimed at times that our modern age of technology facilitates dictatorship."
"A liberal knows that the only certainty in this life is change but believes that the change can be directed toward a constructive end."
"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."
"We must not tolerate oppressive government or industrial oligarchy in the form of monopolies and cartels."