Quotation of the Day…

by Don Boudreaux on April 5, 2012

in Civil Society

… is from page 438 of the 1999 Liberty Fund edition of John Milton’s 1644 Areopagitica (spelling modernized):

More just it is, doubtless, if it come to force, that a less number compel a greater to retain their liberty, than a greater number, for the pleasure of their own baseness, compel a less most injuriously to be their fellow slaves.


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