Quotation of the Day…

by Don Boudreaux on March 13, 2012

in Hubris and humility, Politics

… is from page 24 of the original edition of Walter Lippmann’s sometimes deeply flawed but profoundly insightful 1937 book, The Good Society:

The people longed for kings who were philosophers.  And so the men who wished to be kings declared that they were philosophers.

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