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Quote of the Day

“In a free society the state does not administer the affairs of men.
It administers justice among men who conduct their own affairs.”
— Walter Lippmann

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“There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetrated
under the shield of law and in the name of justice.”
— Charles-Louis de Secondat

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“No government ever voluntarily reduces itself in size.
Government programs, once launched, never disappear.
Actually, a government bureau is the nearest thing to
eternal life we’ll ever see on this earth!”
— Ronald Reagan

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“No one can be free unless he is independent…
In reality, he who is served is limited in his independence…”
— Maria Montessori

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“Feeling good about government is like looking on the bright side of any catastrophe. When you quit looking on the bright side, the catastrophe is still there.”
— P. J. O’Rourke

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“In its narrowest acceptation, order means obedience. A government is said to preserve order if it succeeds in getting itself obeyed.”
— John Stuart Mill

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“The tendency of all strong governments has always been to suppress liberty, partly in order to ease the processes of rule, partly from sheer disbelief in innovation.”

— John A. Hobson

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“When we lose
the right to be different,
we lose
the privilege to be free.”
— Justice Charles Evans Hughes

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“Great minds are to make others great. Their superiority is to be used, not to break the multitude to intellectual vassalage, not to establish over them a spiritual tyranny, but to rouse them from lethargy, and to aid them to judge for themselves”.
–William Ellery Channing

Quote of the Day

“The more is given the less the people will work for themselves,
and the less they work the more their poverty will increase.”
— Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoi