Posts Tagged ‘freedom’

choices

“We can have democracy in this country, or we can have great wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can’t have both.”– Louis Brandeis, Supreme Court justice from 1916–1939

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jefferson ignorance or freedom

Ignorance and sound self-government could not exist together: the one destroyed the other. A despotic government could restrain its citizens and deprive the people of their liberties only while they were ignorant.