"If all that Americans want is security, they can go to prison. They'll have enough to eat, a bed and a roof over their heads. But if an American wants to preserve his dignity and his equality as a human being, he must not bow his neck to any dictatorial government"
speech to luncheon clubs, Galveston, Texas, December 8, 1949. The New York Times, December 9, 1949, p. 23