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50+ Henry Wallace Quotes From The 33rd U.S. Vice President

Henry Wallace quotes were often concerned about the farming industry.

Henry A. Wallace is an American farmer, journalist, economist, and politician who served as the 33rd Vice President of the United States of America from 1941-1945.

Henry A. Wallace isn't the most remembered Vice President of the United States, but he was well known for his services as Secretary of Agriculture (1933-1940) under president Roosevelt, as well as the Secretary of Commerce (1945-1946). In the 1948 presidential election, Henry A. Wallace was elected to stand for the Progressive Party.

Henry Agard Wallace was born in rural Iowa on 7 October 1888. He studied crossbreeding and plant genetics and developed a new strain of corn that produces better yield and even resistant to strains of diseases more than the regular counterpart. He patented the strain and exclusively started producing and created a business of it. His eminence through the corn development lead him to secure the position of Secretary of Agriculture under Franklin Roosevelt in 1933.

During The Great Depression Wallace finally broke family tradition to join the Democrats. In 1944, then Vice President, Henry Wallace, wrote an article for the New York Times, 'The Danger of American Fascism' before the tour of Russia and China post, during which his views on the Soviet Union were softened by the warm welcome while he was visiting. That's why to provide you with the top list of a carefully curated list of Henry A. Wallace quotes for everyone who wants a piece of the American fascism history.

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Best Vice President Henry Wallace Quotes

Even though he wasn't the best vice president of the United States and failed to fulfill his final objective toward the nation, we have listed out some of his best quotes during his long tenure in various positions.

1. "Good farming, clear thinking, right living."

- Henry A. Wallace.

2. "This is a fight between a free world and a slave world."

- Henry A. Wallace.

3. "People in cities may forget the soil... but Mother Nature's memory is long and she will not let them forget indefinitely."

- Henry A. Wallace.

4. "In some ways, certain books are more powerful by far than any battle."

- Henry A. Wallace.

5. "They claim to be super-patriots, but they would destroy every liberty guaranteed by the Constitution."

- Henry Wallace.

6. "The moral and spiritual aspects of both personal and international relationships have a practical bearing which so-called practical men deny."

-Henry A. Wallace.

7. "The future must bring equal wages for equal work regardless of sex or race."

- Henry Wallace.

8. "The wisdom of our actions in the first three years of peace will determine the course of the world history for half a century."

- Henry A. Wallace.

9. "It is no coincidence that the growth of modern tyrants has in every case been heralded by the growth of prejudice."

- Henry A. Wallace.

10. "Perhaps they think that farmers should run a sort of old-folks home for hogs."

- Henry Wallace.

11. "Long have I been aware of the occasional fragrance from that other world which is the real world."

- Henry A. Wallace.

12. "These demagogues and stooges are fronts for others. Dangerous as these people may be, they are not so significant as thousands of other people who have never been mentioned."

- Henry Wallace.

Henry A. Wallace Quotes About America

Henry A. Wallace quotes show the importance of democracy.

13. "There are probably several hundred thousand if we narrow the definition to include only those who in their search for money and power are ruthless and deceitful."

- Henry A. Wallace.

14. "Superior ability is not the exclusive possession of any one race or any one class, provided men are given the right opportunities."

- Henry A. Wallace.

15. "The dangerous American fascist is the man who wants to do in the United States in an American way what Hitler did in Germany in a Prussian way."

-Henry A. Wallace, 'The New York Times'.

16. "Are you an American? Am I in America?"

- Henry Wallace.

17. "The American fascists are most easily recognized by their deliberate perversion of truth and fact.”

- Henry Wallace.

18. "The American fascist would prefer not to use violence. His method is to poison the channels of public information."

- Henry A. Wallace.

19. "They are patriotic in time of war because it is to their interest to be so, but in time of peace they follow power and the dollar wherever they may lead."

- Henry A. Wallace.

20. "What we must understand is that the industries, processes, and inventions created by modern science can be used either to subjugate or liberate. The choice is up to us."

- Henry Wallace.

Quotes About Henry A. Wallace

He was known to be a vice president with a different side, so most newspapers and politicians had their opinions on him, we have a list of those quotes for you as well.

21. "They will go for Wallace or I won't run, and you can jolly well tell them so."

- Franklin D. Roosevelt.

22. "The least congressional of all the vice presidents."

- Richard Riedel on Henry A. Wallace.

23. "Meet the new assistant president... His decisions may determine the outcome of the war and the basis of the peace."

- James Reston on Henry A. Wallace, 'The New Yorker'.

24. "The ideal and inspiration for every world planner."

- Raymond Moley.

25. "A shock of silver-graying hair sweeps over to the right of his head in a great shaggy arc."

- Allen Drury.

Henry A. Wallace Quotes On Politics

Wallace found fame from his time as Secretary of Agriculture than as Vice President of the United States. But he had some strong views on American politics, especially on the farming industries.

26. "We must not tolerate oppressive government or industrial oligarchy in the form of monopolies and cartels."

- Henry Wallace.

27. "The century which we are entering can be and must be the century of the common man."

- Henry A. Wallace.

28. "During the next four years... the U.S. will have nearly 8,000,000 unemployed and will stand on the brink of a deep depression."

- Henry Wallace.

29. "Each spoke for the common man, some went excess, but people groped their way to the light."

- Henry A. Wallace.

30. "It has been claimed at times that our modern age of technology facilitates dictatorship."

- Henry Wallace.

31. "If we put our trust in the common sense of common men and 'with malice toward none and charity for all' go forward on the great adventure of making political, economic and social democracy a practical reality, we shall not fail."

- Henry A. Wallace.

32. "There must be neither military nor economic imperialism."

- Henry Wallace.

33. "Scientific understanding is our joy. Economic and political understanding is our duty."

- Henry Wallace.

34. "A liberal knows that the only certainty in this life is change but believes that the change can be directed toward a constructive end."

- Henry Wallace.

35. "This dullness of vision regarding the importance of the general welfare to the individual is the measure of the failure of our schools and churches to teach the spiritual significance of genuine democracy."

- Henry A. Wallace.

36. "If this liberal potential is properly channeled, we may expect the area of freedom of the United States to increase."

- Henry A. Wallace.

Henry A. Wallace Quotes On Fascism

Henry A. Wallace quotes are inspiring.

Wallace had a very strong and futuristic view of American fascism. As a Vice President of the United States, he wrote an article 'The Danger Of American Fascism' where he knew fascists will cause the failure of the market simultaneously they may keep the common man in eternal subjection to oppression.

37. "The worldwide, agelong struggle between fascism and democracy will not stop when the fighting ends in Germany and Japan."

- Henry Wallace.

38. "The fascists in most Latin American countries tell the people that the reason their wages will not buy as much in the way of goods is because of Yankee imperialism."

- Henry Wallace.

39. "The European brand of fascism will probably present its most serious postwar threat to us via Latin America."

- Henry Wallace.

40. "A fascist is one whose lust for money or power is combined with such an intensity of intolerance toward those of other races, parties, classes, religions, cultures, regions or nations as to make him ruthless in his use of deceit or violence to attain his ends."

- Henry Wallace.

41. "If we define an American fascist as one who in case of conflict puts money and power ahead of human beings, then there are undoubtedly several million fascists in the United States."

- Henry Wallace.

42. "Fascism is a worldwide disease. Its greatest threat to the United States will come after the war, either via Latin America or within the United States itself."

- Henry Wallace.

43. "The myth of fascist efficiency has deluded many people."

- Henry Wallace.

44. "Monopolists who fear competition and who distrust democracy because it stands for equal opportunity would like to secure their position against the small and energetic enterprise."

- Henry Wallace.

45. "Probably the most damaging indictment that can be made of the capitalistic system is the way in which its emphasis on unfettered individualism results in exploitation of natural resources in a manner to destroy the physical foundations of national longevity."

- Henry Wallace.

46. "The obvious types of American fascists are dealt with on the air and in the press."

- Henry Wallace.

47. "The symptoms of fascist thinking are colored by environment and adapted to immediate circumstances."

- Henry Wallace.

48. "To see rich land eaten away by erosion... is enough to make a good farmer sick at heart."

- Henry Wallace as the Secretary of Agriculture.

49. "Their final objective toward which all their deceit is directed is to capture political power so that, using the power of the state and the power of the market simultaneously, they may keep the common man in eternal subjection."

- Henry Wallace.

50. "The fascists in Latin America learn to speak and act like natives."

- Henry Wallace.

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