Quotation of the Day…

by Don Boudreaux on June 21, 2012

in Politics

… is from page 14 of Olivier Bernier’s 2000 volume, The World in 1800; Bernier is here speaking of the Reign of Terror during the French revolution – but this particular historical fact reflects one of all governments’ universal itches:

Many excesses, therefore, were passed off as needed for the defense of the Republic.

Be Sociable, Share!

Comments

comments

Add a Comment    Share Share    Print    Email

Previous post:

Next post: