„We should not forget that our tradition is one of protest and revolt, and it is stultifying to celebrate the rebels of the past—Jefferson and Paine, Emerson and Thoreau—while we silence the rebels of the present.“

Source: Freedom, Loyalty, Dissent (1954), p. 147

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