"Freedom is one of the deepest and noblest aspirations of the human spirit. People, worldwide, hunger for the right of self-determination, for those inalienable rights that make for human dignity and progress. America must remain freedoms staunchest friend, for freedom is our best ally and it is the worlds only hope to conquer poverty and preserve peace. Every blow we inflict against poverty will be a blow against its dark allies of oppression and war. Every victory for human freedom will be a vi"
"My fellow citizens, our nation is poised for greatness. We must do what we know is right, and do it with all our might. Let history say of us: These were golden years - when the American Revolution was reborn, when freedom gained new life, and America reached for her best."
"The Commission regards the approaching commemoration [of the Bicentenial of the Constitution] as an historic opportunity for all Americans to learn about and recall the achievements of our Founders and the knowledge and experience that inspired them, the nature of the government they established, its origins, its character, and its ends, and the rights and privileges of citizenship, as well as its attendant responsibilities . . . every state, city, town and hamlet, every organization and institu"
"If our free society is to endure, those who govern must recognize human dignity and accept the enforcement of constitutional limitations on their power conceived by the Framers . . . . Such recognition will not come from a technical understanding of the organs of government, or the new forms of wealth they administer. It requires something different, something deeper?a personal confrontation with the wellsprings of our society. [Progressive]"
"The genius of the Constitution rests not in any static meaning it might have had in a world that is dead and gone, but in the adaptability of its great principles to cope with current problems and current needs. [Progressive]"