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Quotation of the Day…
Posted By Don Boudreaux On January 29, 2013 @ 7:32 am In Civil Society | Comments Disabled
… is from Williams Ellery Channing’s 1828 essay “Remarks on the Life and Character of Napoleon Bonaparte”; it is quoted on page 230 of Political Writings of Richard Cobden  (1903); specifically, it’s quoted in Cobden’s 1836 essay “Protection of Commerce “:
A people which wants a saviour, which does not possess an earnest and pledge of freedom in its own heart, is not yet ready to be free.
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 Political Writings of Richard Cobden: http://www.econlib.org/library/YPDBooks/Cobden/cbdPW.html
 Protection of Commerce: http://www.econlib.org/library/YPDBooks/Cobden/cbdPW7.html#Volume%20I,%20Part%20II,%20Essay%204
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