If the fires of freedom and civil liberties burn low in other lands, they must be made brighter in our own. If in other lands the press and books and literature of all kinds are censored, we must redouble our efforts here to keep them free. If in other lands the eternal truths of the past are threatened by intolerance we must provide a safe place for their perpetuation.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945) US President (1933-1945)
Address to the National Education Association, New York City (30 Jun 1938)
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