Quote from Baruch Spinoza 

"Laws which prescribe what everyone must believe,
and forbid men to say or write anything
against this or that opinion,
are often passed to gratify, or rather
to appease the anger of those
who cannot abide independent minds."

Quote by:
Baruch Spinoza
(1632-1677) Dutch philosopher of Sephardi Portuguese origin
Theological Political Treatise, 1670
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