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The real democratic American idea is, not that every man shall be on a level with every other man, but that every man shall have liberty to be what God made him, without hindrance.

The world must be made safe for democracy. Its peace must be planted upon the tested foundations of political liberty. We have no selfish ends to serve. We desire no conquest, no domination. We seek no indemnities for ourselves, no material compensation for the sacrifices we shall freely give. We are but one of the champions of the rights of mankind. We shall be satisfied when those rights have been made as secure as the faith and freedom of nations can make them.

The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.

The worst thing I can say about democracy is that it has tolerated the Right Honorable Gentleman for four and a half years.

What men value in this world is not rights but privileges.

While democracy must have its organization and controls, its vital breath is individual liberty.

Without democracy there cannot be peace.

Your little child is your only true democrat.


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