Quote from Gerald W. Johnson 

"We are reluctant to admit that we owe our liberties
to men of a type that today we hate and fear -- unruly men,
disturbers of the peace, men who resent and denounce what Whitman
called 'the insolence of elected persons' -- in a word, free men."

Quote by:
Gerald W. Johnson
(1890-1980) American journalist, editor, essayist, historian, biographer, novelist
American Freedom and the Press, 1958
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