Quote from Maximilien François Marie Isidore de Robespierre 

"The secret of liberty is to enlighten men, as that of tyranny is to keep them in ignorance."

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Maximilien François Marie Isidore de Robespierre
(6 May 1758 - 28 July 1794) French lawyer, statesman, one of the most influential figures of the French Revolution, member of the Constituent Assembly, Jacobin Club
Public statement (November 1792), quoted in Oeuvres de Maximilien Robespierre (1840), Volume 2, p. 253
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