… is from page 162 of Will Durant’s 1944 volume, Caesar and Christ:
The constitution of man always rewrites the constitution of states.
DBx: Hayekian that I am, I believe that – for better or worse – this reality is inescapable. Thus arises the enormous importance of doing all we can to ensure that the constitution of man and woman be as disposed as is humanly possible to liberalism. This task is not easy. It is also not optional for those who cherish liberal civilization.