Whenever I hear people talking about "liberal ideas," I am always astounded that men should love to fool themselves with empty sounds. An idea should never be liberal; it must be vigorous, positive, and without loose ends so that it may fulfill its divine mission and be productive. The proper place for liberality is in the realm of the emotions.Rate it:(3.00 / 2 votes)Say it

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

German poet and novelist and dramatist who lived in Weimar (1749-1832)

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