First of all, let it be remembered that I speak as an ex-Communist and one who has not testified before Congressional Committees, nor written works on the Communist conspiracy.
More Quotes from Dorothy Day:Men are beginning to realize that they are not individuals but persons in society, that man alone is weak and adrift, that he must seek strength in common action.
Together with the Works of Mercy, feeding, clothing and sheltering our brothers, we must indoctrinate.
We and the Communists have a common idea that something else is necessary, some other vision of society must be held up to be worked for.
I have long since come to believe that people never mean half of what they say, and that it is best to disregard their talk and judge only their actions.
The legal battle against segregation is won, but the community battle goes on.
The basis of the liturgical movement is prayer, the liturgical prayer of the church. It is a revolt against private, individual prayer.
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I have thought there was some advantage even in death, by which we mingle with the herd of common men.
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