Quote of the day

They call you an extremist if you want integration now–which is the only morally defensible position. To advise moderation is like going up to a stick-up man and saying to him: ‘Don’t use a gun. That’s violent. Why not be a pickpocket instead?’ A moderate is a moral pickpocket.

~Branch Rickey


Jackie Robinson and Branch Rickey (LA Times)

6 Comments on “Quote of the day”

  1. Great quote….and most of them are gibberish but this one really stands out.

  2. wkkortas says:

    Branch Rickey did have an intimate relationship with the English language.

  3. Maria says:

    The best one I have read in a long, long time…

  4. Steve Myers says:

    That camera really caught Rickey by surprise.

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