"We do not move forward by curtailing people’s liberty
because we are afraid of what they may do or say."
by:
Eleanor Roosevelt
[Anna Eleanor Roosevelt] (1884-1963) Wife of US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
Source:
The Nation, 1940
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5 stars for the truth stated; BUT in reality compelled compliance, license etc. curtail liberty.
 -- Mike, Norwalk     
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     -- Anonymous, Reston, VA US      
     -- E Archer, NYC      
    true that sister yo
     -- Anonymous     
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    Again, the statement is accurate enough on its face, for what it is worth. BUT  The statement is an exercise in misdirection, misinformation and an incomplete half truth to further a lie. By example; The blaring caveat to, “We do not move forward by curtailing people’s liberty because” - is - “we are afraid of what they may do or say.” The full and accurate message of the Rosevelts was, they were going to move forward curtailing liberty because - liberty was antithetical to their theocratic socialism - they didn’t care what anybody said.
     -- Mike, Norwalk     
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