Extremism Quotes

Most popular extremism quotes

Every extreme attitude is a flight from the self.

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The main dangers in this life are the people who want to change everything... or nothing.

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Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. And moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.

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People divorced from community, occupation, and association are first and foremost among supporters of extremism.
I would remind you that extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice.  And let me remind you also that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.

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Political extremism involves two prime ingredients: an excessively simple diagnosis of the world's ills, and a conviction that there are identifiable villains back of it all.
All empty souls tend to extreme opinion.  It is only in those who have built up a rich world of memories and habits of thought that extreme opinions affront the sense of probability.
What is objectionable, what is dangerous about extremists is not that they are extreme, but that they are intolerant.  The evil is not what they say about their cause, but what they say about their opponents.