10 quotes that evoke the best of American values: Edward R. Murrow.

Via on Jun 1, 2011

Edward R. Murrow is, in my 36 years of life, one of the most outstanding examples of integrity and skill, warmth and thoughtfulness in a human being that I’ve come across. For more, click here.

10 quotes that evoke the best of American values:

“We cannot defend freedom abroad by deserting it at home.”

“No one can terrorize a whole nation, unless we are all his accomplices.”


“A nation of sheep will beget a government of wolves.”


“Our major obligation is not to mistake slogans for solutions.”


“To be persuasive, we must be believable. To be believable, we must be credible. To be credible, we must be truthful.”

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We will not walk in fear, one of another. We will not be driven into an age of unreason if we dig deep into our history and remember we are not descended from fearful men.

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“The obscure we see eventually. The completely obvious, it seems, takes longer.”

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“Anyone who isn’t confused really doesn’t understand the situation.”

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“We must not confuse dissent with disloyalty. When the loyal opposition dies, I think the soul of America dies with it.”

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One Response to “10 quotes that evoke the best of American values: Edward R. Murrow.”

  1. Wonderful! Especially, “No one can terrorize a whole nation, unless we are all his accomplices.”

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