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A. Philip Randolph Quotes: A community is democratic only when the humblest and weakest person can enjoy the highest civil, economic, and social rights that the biggest and most powerful possess.
         

A community is democratic only when the humblest and weakest person can enjoy the highest civil, economic, and social rights that the biggest and most powerful possess.


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Nothing counts but pressure, pressure, more pressure, and still more pressure through broad organized aggressive mass action.

Nothing counts but pressure, pressure, more pressure, and still more pressure through broad organized aggressive mass action.



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Make wars unprofitable and you make them impossible.



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In every truth, the beneficiaries of a system cannot be expected to destroy it.



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Salvation for a race, nation or class must come from within.



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Power is the flower of organization.



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