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While there is a lower class, I am in it; while there is a criminal element, I am of it; and while there is a soul in prison, I am not free
-Eugene V. Debs (1855-1926), U.S. trade unionist. Speech, 16 June 1913, from the dock at Canton, Ohio. Debs was defending himself against charges of violating the 1917 Espionage Act.


Like other revolutionaries I can thank God for the reactionaries. They clarify the issue.

A man ceases to be a beginner in any given science and becomes a master in that science when he has learned that . . . he is going to be a beginner all his life.

What a man is ashamed of is always at bottom himself; and he is ashamed of himself at bottom always for being afraid

Parenthood is not an object of appetite or even desire. It is an object of will. There is no appetite for parenthood; there is only a purpose or intention of parenthood

-R. G. Collingwood (1889-1943), British philosopher. The New Leviathan
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