Quote from Charles T. Sprading 

"The first great struggle for liberty was in the realm of thought.
The libertarians reasoned that freedom of thought would be good for
mankind; it would promote knowledge, and increased knowledge would
advance civilization. But the authoritarians protested that freedom
of thought would be dangerous, that people would think wrong,
that a few were divinely appointed to think for the people."

Quote by:
Charles T. Sprading
(1871-1959) Libertarian activist, writer
Liberty and The Great Libertarians, 1913
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