"We must not tolerate oppressive government or industrial oligarchy in the form of monopolies and cartels."
"A wise and frugal Government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another, which shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government, and this is necessary to close the circlue of our felicities."Henry A. Wallace on Thomas Jefferson
"The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter."Henry A. Wallace on Winston Churchill
"I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country."Henry A. Wallace on Thomas Jefferson
"Government is not reason it is not eloquent it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master."Henry A. Wallace on George Washington
"Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil in its worst state, an intolerable one."Henry A. Wallace on Thomas Paine
"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."
"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."