Quotation of the Day…

by Don Boudreaux on January 8, 2014

in Hubris and humility, Nanny State

… is from page 577 of the 1999 Oxford World’s Classics edition of George Eliot’s great 1871 novel, Middlemarch:

But how little we know what would make paradise for our neighbors!  We judge from our own desires, and our neighbors themselves are not always open enough to throw out hints of theirs.


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