"So long as we have enough people in this country willing to fight for their rights, we'll be called a democracy."
"Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future."Roger Nash Baldwin on John F. Kennedy
"Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress but I repeat myself."Roger Nash Baldwin on Mark Twain
"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors."Roger Nash Baldwin on Plato
"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand."Roger Nash Baldwin on Milton Friedman
"It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything."Roger Nash Baldwin on Joseph Stalin
"I cannot consistently, with self respect, do other than I have, namely, to deliberately violate an act which seems to me to be a denial of everything which ideally and in practice I hold sacred."