In the United States, the working class are Democrats. The middle class are Republicans. The upper class are Communists.
Anybody looking for a quiet life has picked the wrong century to born in.
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 live under Communism.
Innocence seldom utters outraged shrieks. Guilt does.
The crisis of the Western world exists to the degree in which it is indifferent to God.
I see in Communism the focus of the concentrated evil of our time.
The chief fruit of the First World War was the Russian Revolution and the rise of Communism as a national power.
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, you will see pass, like a cloud passing behind a woods in winter, the memory of your father - dissembled in friendly eyes, lurking in unfriendly eyes.
In 1937, I began, like Lazarus, the impossible return.
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 pleasure, because it is necessary.
Last Update: 9 December 2022
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