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Quotation of the Day…
Posted By Don Boudreaux On February 22, 2012 @ 11:33 am In History,Hubris and humility | Comments Disabled
… is from page 71 of Gertrude Himmelfarb’s superb 1952 biography of Lord Acton, Lord Acton: A Study in Conscience and Politics :
Acton urged not a programme of reaction, of opposition to all progress, but a slow evolution of institutions with changes arising from special historical situations rather than from the minds of presumptuous men.
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