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.
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Great quote….and most of them are gibberish but this one really stands out.
Branch Rickey did have an intimate relationship with the English language.
Agreed. If not for baseball, he could have had a career as a writer (assuming he could turn these phrases on the page as well).
The best one I have read in a long, long time…
That camera really caught Rickey by surprise.
I can’t help but chuckle at that expression!