Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Liberty Quotes

"The mission of the Gestapo expanded steadily as, from 1933 onward, 'political criminality' was given a much broader definition than ever before and most forms of dissent and criticism were gradually criminalized. The result was that more 'laws' or lawlike measures were put on the books than ever." -- Shelia Fitzpatrick Source: Accusatory Practices: Denunciation in Modern European History, 1789-1989, 1997

"The threat of people acting in their own enlightened and rational self-interest strikes bureaucrats, politicians and social workers as ominous and dangerous." -- W. G. Hill

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