No amount of political freedom will satisfy the hungry masses.
Whatever the immediate gains and losses, the dangers to our safety arising from political suppression are always greater than the dangers to the safety resulting from political freedom. Suppression is always foolish. Freedom is always wise.
The State is the altar of political freedom and, like the religious altar, it is maintained for the purpose of human sacrifice.
Political Freedom without economic equality is a pretense, a fraud, a lie; and the workers want no lying.
It’s all very well for us to sit here in the West with our high incomes and cushy lives, and say it’s immoral to violate the sovereignty of another state. But if the effect of that is to bring people in that country economic and political freedom, to raise their standard of living, to increase their life expectancy, then don’t rule it out.