Many politicians lay it down as a self-evident proposition, that no people ought to be free till they are fit to use their freedom. The maxim is worthy of the fool in the old story, who resolved not to go into the water till he had learned to swim.Rate this quote:(0.00 / 0 votes)Say it
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Lord Macaulay

English historian noted for his history of England (1800-1859)

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