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On that road of the informer, it is always night. I cannot ever inform against anyone without feeling something die within me. I inform without…
Political freedom is a political reading of the Bible.
A man is not primarily a witness against something. That is only incidental to the fact that he is a witness for something.
In 1937, I began, like Lazarus, the impossible return.
The chief fruit of the First World War was the Russian Revolution and the rise of Communism as a national power.
A nation’s life is about as long as its reverential memory.
Every man is crucified upon the cross of himself.
Human societies, like human beings, live by faith and die when faith dies.
The Communist vision is the vision of man without God.
At issue was the question whether this man’s faith could prevail against a man whose equal faith it was that this society is sick beyond…
I see in Communism the focus of the concentrated evil of our time.
I do not know any way to explain why God’s grace touches a man who seems unworthy of it.
When you understand what you see, you will no longer be children. You will know that life is pain, that each of us hangs always…
On a scale personal enough to be felt by all, but big enough to be symbolic, the two irreconcilable faiths of our time – Communism…
My children, as long as you live, the shadow of the Hiss Case will brush you. In every pair of eyes that rests on you,…
It is popular to call it a crisis of the Western world. It is in fact a crisis of the whole world. Communism, which claims…
At issue in the Hiss Case was the question whether this sick society, which we call Western civilization, could in its extremity still cast up…
For in this century, within the next decades, will be decided for generations whether all mankind is to become Communist, whether the whole world is…
I know that I am leaving the winning side for the losing side, but it is better to die on the losing side than to…
Tragedy occurs when a human soul awakes and seeks, in suffering and pain, to free itself from crime, violence, infamy, even at the cost of…
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